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Apple's Spotty Record of Giving Back To the Tech Industry

Goaway Re:$1b corps (266 comments)

Here you go, the source for it, found in five seconds on Google:

http://www.opensource.apple.co...

You could have checked yourself if what you were going to say was actually true, but I guess that just wasn't a priority.

about a week ago
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Apple's Spotty Record of Giving Back To the Tech Industry

Goaway Re:$1b corps (266 comments)

Apple has deprecated OpenSSL on OS X a long time ago, and provide their own replacements.

about a week ago
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The Graffiti Drone

Goaway Re:For the Swarm! (126 comments)

That definition seems to exclude anyone who paints on a canvas to hang in a gallery too.

Pretty much all art is made for others to look at. How you do that varies. Painting it on the side of a building is just one of many ways, that happens to be illegal most of the time. But legality has nothing to do with art.

about a week ago
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Double Take: Condoleezza Rice As Dropbox's Newest Board Member

Goaway Re:Surely (313 comments)

I'm just going to sit here and wait for everyone who spoke up in defense of Eich to now defend Rice, too.

I'm sure they'll be here any minute now.

about two weeks ago
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Skydiver's Helmet Cam Captures a Falling Meteor

Goaway Re:Hoax? (142 comments)

Because as we all know, HN users are experts at meteorites. They are also not at all interested in trying to convince people of how smart they are by calling others wrong.

about two weeks ago
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Brendan Eich Steps Down As Mozilla CEO

Goaway Re:Who cares? (1746 comments)

What.

about two weeks ago
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Brendan Eich Steps Down As Mozilla CEO

Goaway Re:Who cares? (1746 comments)

So if the average person could think critically for themselves, gays wouldn't want to marry?

about two weeks ago
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Indie Game Jam Show Collapses Due To Interference From "Pepsi Consultant"

Goaway Re:Are programmers really this naive? (465 comments)

I guess you just missed the parts like,

And everyone “got it.” It was a reality-kinda-sorta-thing. Sponsors would be there. Mountain Dew would be there. Dramatic tension was likely unavoidable on some level, and the prizes would be dumb. If anything it was just poor planning, and maybe some questionable brand integration.

Or,

The contracting was expected. The prizing, branding, sponsors and cinema of the whole thing fell in line with what they thought might happen.

about three weeks ago
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Indie Game Jam Show Collapses Due To Interference From "Pepsi Consultant"

Goaway Re:Are programmers really this naive? (465 comments)

So you didn't actually read the articles about this at all?

about three weeks ago
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UN Report: Climate Changes Overwhelming

Goaway Re:Projections (987 comments)

The warming trend has not "paused for the last 18 years". That is a lie you have been told.

about three weeks ago
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Linux 3.14 Kernel Released

Goaway Re:WOW! (132 comments)

Well, no. It does not.

about three weeks ago
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Operation Wants To Mine 10% of All New Bitcoins

Goaway Re:What if (275 comments)

Difficulty rises until they all get about 5% of all bitcoins and the previous people get their share of the remaining 50%.

about three weeks ago
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Operation Wants To Mine 10% of All New Bitcoins

Goaway Re:raytracing coins (275 comments)

No. Proof of work has to be hard to do, easy to check. With raytracing both are essentially equal.

about three weeks ago
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Tor Project: Fake Tor App Has Been In Apple's App Store For Months

Goaway Re:Trademark Violation (78 comments)

Wait, so we like trademark law in this thread? Because I just came from another thread where trademark law was literally Hitler, and I forgot to change.

about a month ago
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The Future of Cryptocurrencies

Goaway Re:What we've learned from Bitcoin (221 comments)

Bitcoin has grown immensely in the last year.

Yet volatility is just as high as ever.

People keep saying that more users and more value will drive down volatility, but this is only ever wishful thinking. Reality does not bear this claim out.

about a month ago

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