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Don't Be a Server Hugger! (Video)

HeyBob! Data Ownership (409 comments)

If you don't own your server, you don't own your data.

about 4 months ago

McAfee Brand Name Will Be Replaced By Intel Security

HeyBob! Pronunciation (180 comments)

At least people will stop pronouncing it "MACAfee"

about 8 months ago

Crazy Eric Schmidt, His Yacht Prices Are Insaaane!

HeyBob! Draft (179 comments)

She draws over 6 meters! That alone eliminates most of the places in the world I'd want to visit by boat.

about a year and a half ago

New Advance In 3D TV Technology

HeyBob! focus... (143 comments)

I don't think "3d" will work until you can actually change your focus to different depths, just like in the real world.

about a year and a half ago

LG Introduces Monitor With 21:9 Aspect Ratio

HeyBob! Arrgh! Where's my 16:10 (311 comments)

You can find them, but they're expensive and harder and harder to find.

about 2 years ago

Wil Wheaton's New Show: Tabletop

HeyBob! Re:Board game night (155 comments)

It was 50/50 (as any good party is!) - all friends or couples so no hookups out of the ordinary.

more than 2 years ago

Ask Slashdot: What Are Your Tips For Working From Home?

HeyBob! Stay away from the kitchen (480 comments)

Work as far away as you can from the kitchen! When you do eat, don't turn on the TV. There's always an episode of Star Trek or Seinfeld that while stop you for an hour (or more)

more than 2 years ago

Wil Wheaton's New Show: Tabletop

HeyBob! Board game night (155 comments)

I just hosted a board game night for a a bunch of 20-30 somethings - it was a huge hit! I started each game off with giving players more than the standard loot, to get it going faster, and had an end after 1.5hrs so that they could all get 3 different games in in one night. We played, Masterpiece, Movie Maker, King Oil (all with 4 people) and then had a couple 2 person games for people who showed up late: Xomax and Polarity. We're looking forward to doing it again.

more than 2 years ago

Is the Canadian Arctic the Future of Astronomy?

HeyBob! Not always night... (106 comments)

"and endless nights" ...for maybe 1/4 of the year.
For half the year its about 50% and then 1/4 of the year it's endless daytime.

more than 2 years ago

Domain Theft-for-Ransom Hits and Others

HeyBob! Re:Gmail problem (147 comments)

Exactly - why are you using a free email account to be the key to owning your domain name? Run your own email server! Become your own registrar - it's worth it if you have a bunch of domains.

more than 2 years ago

Essential Open Source Tools For Windows Admins

HeyBob! file sizes (226 comments)

This has been helpful (showing who/what is hogging disk space)

about 3 years ago

'Homeless' Planets May Be Common In Our Galaxy

HeyBob! Re:Kind of sad, but... (181 comments)

Thanks - another great find!

more than 3 years ago

'Homeless' Planets May Be Common In Our Galaxy

HeyBob! Re:Kind of sad, but... (181 comments)

Thanks - I'll check it out

more than 3 years ago

'Homeless' Planets May Be Common In Our Galaxy

HeyBob! Kind of sad, but... (181 comments)

At first I was kind of sad thinking about all those billions of frozen planets floating around out there, with no chance of the kind of life that could explore the universe (there may be life on a hot Jupiter type planet, but I doubt they could build telescopes and space ships)

But then I thought about advanced civilizations - really advanced. They could use these wandering planets for their resources - it could be a good series of sci-fi books
"The Planet Miners"

more than 3 years ago

Graphs Show Costs of DNA Sequencing Falling Fast

HeyBob! Re:Still north of $12,000 (126 comments)

Being a logarithmic graph, every tick in this range on the graph is $10,000, so the final number looks like it's over $20k right now...

more than 3 years ago

How Do You Handle Your Keys?

HeyBob! just 2 (763 comments)

One for my house, one for car
Other work related keys are in a briefcase (with travels in the car or back at home/office)
Other keys stay in the house (for the garage, etc...)

more than 4 years ago

Giving Touch-Screen Buttons Depth and Height With Pneumatics

HeyBob! Re:Why? (146 comments)

Nope - they're great because they can be ANY array of buttons, plus whatever else you want to display

more than 4 years ago



What's the min. body parts you need to stay alive?

HeyBob! HeyBob! writes  |  more than 5 years ago

HeyBob! (111243) writes "What's the minimum number of body parts that you need to stay alive? How close can we get the the floating heads in Futurama? People live without their limbs and even parts of their torso, but could we live as just a body-less head, with machines for the heart, lungs, kidney, etc... Can we take a step further with bionic ears, speech and sight? How far would you go?"

Whois may be scrapped to break deadlock

HeyBob! HeyBob! writes  |  more than 6 years ago

HeyBob! (111243) writes "(From the Globe & Mail) Some privacy advocates are proposing scrapping the system entirely because they can't agree with the people who use the system on how to give domain name owners more options when they register — such as designating third-party agents. Privacy advocates say individuals shouldn't have to reveal personal information simply to have a Web site."
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