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Alice Is Killing Trolls But Patent Lawyers Will Strike Back

FatdogHaiku Re:Patent Attorney chiming in (91 comments)

Not everyone speaks legalese, after all.

...and that is why the lawyers get to run things.

yesterday
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A DC-10 Passenger Plane Is Perfect At Fighting Wildfires

FatdogHaiku Re:DC-8s (109 comments)

And DC-8s are good at flying thetans into volcanos.

"The emergency exits are located here, here, and here. In the event of a lava landing, your seat cushion can be used to muffle screams of agony. We know you had no choice, but Thank You for flying Xenu Airlines!"

2 days ago
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Apple Outrages Users By Automatically Installing U2's Album On Their Devices

FatdogHaiku Re:It's not your phone (608 comments)

iCaramba!

4 days ago
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Original 11' Star Trek Enterprise Model Being Restored Again

FatdogHaiku Re:Saw it at the Smithsonian a few years ago (97 comments)

...Kirk never shoots first.

Uhura might have something to say about that...

Kirk: This sort of thing . . . has never . . . happened . . . to me . . . before!
Uhura: I just wish you could have held out until I removed my uniform...

5 days ago
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Ask Slashdot: Advice On Building a Firewall With VPN Capabilities?

FatdogHaiku Re:geek or not ~ pfSense (238 comments)

AskSlashdot is a joke. I mean all you get are jokes, or whatever comes up first in a basic Google search.

We are the Google algorithm...

about a week ago
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Universal Big Bang Lithium Deficit Confirmed

FatdogHaiku Re:Simple explanation. (170 comments)

All of existence is bi-polar and has needed the lithium just to maintain it's current state...

about a week ago
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X-Class Solar Flare Coming Friday

FatdogHaiku Re:Made in America (145 comments)

Can we hope it ends this farcical "progress" and return the planet to steam and gaslight?

Frack Off!
or would that be, Frack On?
Well one way or another someone will get Fracked, and there will be gas...

about a week ago
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Information Theory Places New Limits On Origin of Life

FatdogHaiku Re:Empirical Data Trumps Information Theory (211 comments)

What I find odd is in TFS where is says "environments favorable to life are unlikely to be unusual"...
In light of past attitudes, would it not be more informative to say "environments favorable to life are unusually likely"?

about two weeks ago
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WD Announces 8TB, 10TB Helium Hard Drives

FatdogHaiku Re:Helium? (296 comments)

Maybe the lubrication would fail in vacuum?

Well, that would suck...

about two weeks ago
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Under the Apple Hype Machine, Amazon Drops Fire Phone Price To 99 Cents

FatdogHaiku Re:It's not apple this time! (134 comments)

I'm not even checking it out while it's bound to AT&T.

about two weeks ago
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Nonprofit Builds Salesforce Cloud For the Blind

FatdogHaiku Re:The Cloud .... (13 comments)

... to a blind person.

Feels kind of dank and muggy, with a slight fetid odor. Yep. We're in The Cloud.

Well, that explains the fapping noise that seems to be everywhere...

about two weeks ago
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Comcast Using JavaScript Injection To Serve Ads On Public Wi-Fi Hotspots

FatdogHaiku Re:Copyright violation? (230 comments)

I think they're going to try really hard to differentiate between the goose and the gander here.

goose = about to be cooked
gander = watching goose process

about two weeks ago
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Surprise! More Than Twice As Much Mercury In Environment As Thought

FatdogHaiku Re:Enlighten me (173 comments)

Aren't we really just sending it home?

Actually we sent it to a farm where it can run free and be happy...

about two weeks ago
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3 Decades Later, Finnair Pilots Report Dramatic Close Encounter With a Missile

FatdogHaiku Re:first explosion (138 comments)

bam!

Emeril Lagasse, don't be tossing your ESSENCE around here...

about two weeks ago
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Some Core I7 5960X + X99 Motherboards Mysteriously Burning Up

FatdogHaiku Re:HCF (102 comments)

Seriously don't execute the halt and catch fire instruction.

I think it can be simply counteracted with a quick Ctrl+Alt+ohfuck...
But it does make one long for the days of the three fingered salute.

about two weeks ago

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Hacked India Microsoft site stored user data as plain text

FatdogHaiku FatdogHaiku writes  |  more than 2 years ago

FatdogHaiku writes "Microsoft Store India site has been compromised by EvilShadow, a Chinese group yesterday. The hackers defaced the site and linked their blog along with email id.

Microsoft took this situation very seriously and put the site down for now, the hackers placed a picture of the Guy Fawkes mask that is often used by Anonymous hacker group who are known for their high profile hacking activities.

Many sources claim that hackers had access to the database and a list of usernames and passwords have been released. But the shame is that Microsoft saved user accounts password in plain text format.

Today Microsoft has sent email to users, requesting to change their passwords immediately."

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Service Pack or Die

FatdogHaiku FatdogHaiku writes  |  more than 4 years ago

FatdogHaiku (978357) writes "Well, it's time to belly up to the service pack bar or kiss your security updates goodbye. Microsoft is telling visitors that support for Windows Vista without any service packs will end on April 13, 2010. Support for Windows XP with Service Pack 2 (SP2) will end on July 13, 2010. I find it interesting that this message was delivered to a Win 7 box making an XP command line reference inquiry."
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New, Improved BSOD

FatdogHaiku FatdogHaiku writes  |  more than 4 years ago

FatdogHaiku (978357) writes "Software firm Prevx says that millions of Windows users may be affected by a "Black Screen of Death" issue that may have multiple causes. A spokesperson for Microsoft has stated that this did "not match any known issues". Same old song with a new color scheme? PCWorld has more details of the scope and nature of the problem."
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