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NASA Readies Discovery Shuttle For Final Flight

Godji Robonaut2 (153 comments)

Discovery will set another precedent when it flies the first humanoid robot to fly in space, Robonaut2

Uhm... what exactly happened to Robonaut1?!

more than 3 years ago

Microsoft's Health-y Patent Appetite

Godji Re:Privacy, anyone? (85 comments)

How many people are too stupid to remember that health records are private for a reason?


about 4 years ago

Women Dropping Out of IT

Godji Re:This just proves (706 comments)

Feeling a bit bitter, aren't you?

more than 4 years ago

Would You Die To Respect a Software License?

Godji Re:It's not news, it's Slashdot (233 comments)

I have no idea what toe-cheese is, but intuition tells me I should resist.

more than 4 years ago

Wikileaks Founder Julian Assange Has Passport Confiscated

Godji Re:For a Whole Fifteen Minutes (197 comments)

Oh please, nobody needs your <sarcasm> tags anymore, we have software for that. <sarcasm> tags are yesterday's technology. Literally.

more than 4 years ago

Councilman Booted For His Farmville Obsession

Godji Re:Too nerdy. (185 comments)

...turns otherwise normal people into ridiculous, obsessed nerdy dweebs...

Please get your definitions right. :)

more than 4 years ago

EA To Charge For Game Demos

Godji Re:Maybe that's the point (313 comments)

Not my problem, unless they want to pay me for QA services.

more than 4 years ago

EA To Charge For Game Demos

Godji Good luck! (313 comments)

I believe I speak for many gamers when I say that I wouldn't play most of their finished games for free, so good luck trying to sell me a demo.

more than 4 years ago

The Movie Studios' Big 3D Scam

Godji Re:Well, Yes (532 comments)

Yes, when all they really need to do is to skip the ads. It would work for me.

more than 4 years ago

Linux Action Show Returns

Godji Re:Wow? (61 comments)

Ach!! Wo sind meine mod pointen?!

more than 4 years ago

64-Bit Flash Player For Linux Finally In Alpha

Godji Re:Downtime is the name of the game (172 comments)

I'm running Gentoo Linux and it works fine.

There's your answer. We Gentoo users have a slightly distorted definition of "works fine" :D

(Disclaimer: I kid.)

more than 4 years ago

The FBI Wants To Know About Your IT Skills

Godji First post! (211 comments)

The part I don't understand is why anyone would voluntarily become a part of InfraGrad and start "sharing information" about others in the first place.

more than 4 years ago

Scientists Turn Wood Into Bone

Godji Pfeh (118 comments)

I do that every time I get an erection.

more than 4 years ago

Constitutionality of RIAA Damages Challenged

Godji Re:Argument != Ruling (360 comments)

What's so funny about the parent? Mod it Insightful, you insensitive clods!

more than 4 years ago

HDD Manufacturers Moving To 4096-Byte Sectors

Godji Re:Factors of 10 (442 comments)

Whoosh, dude.

more than 4 years ago

Happy Birthday, Linus

Godji Re:over 40 (376 comments)

Oh, and by the way, Git.

more than 4 years ago

Happy Birthday, Linus

Godji Re:No coprocessor... (376 comments)

I''ll go for a wild guess here, but I bet you're still 10 years younger :)

more than 4 years ago

Best Filesystem For External Back-Up Drives?

Godji Re:The solution.. (484 comments)

If you're taking the separate machine route, you might as well put Solaris on it and run ZFS. Having all your files checksummed, guaranteed correct, and self-repairing is a whole new world. Just avoid the latest Solaris release; the previous one works perfectly however.

more than 4 years ago

Are You a Blue-Collar Or White-Collar Developer?

Godji I don't know... (836 comments)

Are You a Blue-Collar Or White-Collar Developer?

It depends on what I feel like wearing that day, I guess.

more than 4 years ago


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