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Machine Learning Expert Michael Jordan On the Delusions of Big Data

Gothmolly Anti-intellectualism of The Cloud (127 comments)

Like "best practice" or "zero tolerance" - I hear it all the time, senior managers and leaders talking about how The Cloud has "infinite storage" or "we'll put it all in 1 big database".

It's not visionary to assume there's a machine large enough to solve your problem, it's daft, and it's lazy.

9 hours ago
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What It Took For SpaceX To Become a Serious Space Company

Gothmolly Re:Jaded hipsters (90 comments)

All because he sold questionably valuable software company in the Internet dotcom boom. The rest gets easier when you have millions in capital.

I mind Slashdot's endless fellating of him more than I mind him.

yesterday
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32 Cities Want To Challenge Big Telecom, Build Their Own Gigabit Networks

Gothmolly Re:Really pisses me off! (173 comments)

They clearly don't teach spelling at your socialist primary school.

2 days ago
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Ubuntu Turns 10

Gothmolly Re:before unbuntu (110 comments)

Because everything you do is CPU bound?

3 days ago
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India Successfully Launches Region-Specific Navigation Satellite

Gothmolly Re:GPS (86 comments)

It's like parents kicking their kids out of the basement at last. Don't expect America to build everything, World!

5 days ago
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Ask Slashdot: Stop PulseAudio From Changing Sound Settings?

Gothmolly Re:Editor Troll (284 comments)

+1 if I had it. Timpthy is a chimp, and Slashdot is just a clickwhore.

5 days ago
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OS X 10.10 Yosemite Review

Gothmolly Sad that the technical stuff goes last (303 comments)

"Grab bag" of technical things after the themes, and screenshots of the installer.

ArsTechnica, where have you gone?

about a week ago
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As Prison Population Sinks, Jails Are a Steal

Gothmolly 2nd generation leaded gasoline babies (407 comments)

We're seeing the longer term, generational impact of removing lead from gasoline. Fewer and fewer angry young men with impacted reasoning abilities fathering new angry young men.

about a week ago
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Journalists Route Around White House Press Office

Gothmolly Censorship = damage (111 comments)

The Net perceives censorship as damage, and routes around it. --John Gilmore

about a week ago
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Analysis of Linux Backdoor Used In Freenode Hack

Gothmolly Not really that interesting (37 comments)

a kernel-mode portknock, on a machine that you already rooted via some other vulnerable app.

No USB, less space than a Nomad, lame.

about a week ago
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ChromeOS Will No Longer Support Ext2/3/4 On External Drives/SD Cards

Gothmolly Wouldn't happen with systemd (344 comments)

Because udev and reasons and hotplug and FooKit and PID1.

about two weeks ago
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AMD Building New GPU Linux Kernel Driver To Unify With Catalyst Driver

Gothmolly systemd support? (56 comments)

Call me when RedHat ships systemd-catalystdriver, until then I'm not touching this old, crufty technology that's clearly not ready for the Cloud.

about two weeks ago
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Lennart Poettering: Open Source Community "Quite a Sick Place To Be In"

Gothmolly Because you suck (993 comments)

Systemd sucks, "FreeDesktop" sucks, and you suck. DIAF.

about two weeks ago
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Living On a Carbon Budget: The End of Recreation As We Know It?

Gothmolly The futurist's dream (652 comments)

"From each according to ability, do each according to his need."

about two weeks ago
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Laying the Groundwork For Data-Driven Science

Gothmolly Science IS data-driven (55 comments)

To lay a groundwork for "data driven science" shows the bankruptcy of modern education and culture.

about three weeks ago
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Former GM Product Czar: Tesla a "Fringe Brand"

Gothmolly Re:How does the quote go...? (267 comments)

+1

For me its time for a car upgrade, and I'm strongly considering a Tesla. No more oil changes, ever.

about three weeks ago

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Gothmolly Gothmolly writes  |  more than 7 years ago

Gothmolly (148874) writes "Love them or hate them, the GNAA (no link) are as much a part of the Internet as AYBABTU, or the Ha Ha Guy, or Natale Portman. Recently, Wikipedia deleted the entry for the GNAA, the stub page can be found here. Note that AYBABTU and the Ha Ha Guy both have articles, and are similar in scope (Internet memes). Since Wikipedia's Chinese site is different, and article subjects frequently clean up their own articles, is this just another internal-cleanup job by Wikipedia, or is Wikipedia trying to account for taste?"

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