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Fedora 19 To Stop Masking Passwords

HisMother Re:Arrogant maintainers... (234 comments)

That's an interesting idea. Everybody already warns if you have capslock on while entering a password. They could just change the warning to "Your password will be displayed in plaintext," and ignore the actual capslock (assuming that's possible.)

about a year ago

World's First Bitcoin ATM

HisMother Flooz! (437 comments)

Damnit, where's Whoopi Goldberg when you need her! Or P.T. Barnum, anyway.

about a year and a half ago

Smart Ice Cubes Tell When You've Had Enough Alcohol

HisMother Technological solution to biological problem (167 comments)

This was dumb when I saw it on Hackaday, and it's still dumb. This dude needs therapy and willpower, not electronics.

about a year and a half ago

Flexible Phones 'Out By 2013'

HisMother Re:Not interested (152 comments)

<pedantic>If we're giving English lessons, I can't say I've ever heard anyone say either "slippy" or "slippier"; but "slippery" or "slipperier" are both in common use (the first moreso.)</pedantic>

about 2 years ago

The Long Death of Fat Clients

HisMother Or maybe not. (277 comments)

It's highly amusing that the story directly below this one on the front page at the moment is "Facebook iOS App Ditching HTML5 For ObjectiveC". Things are never as simple as the prognosticators would have you believe.

more than 2 years ago

Open Source IDE GAMBAS Reaches 3.0

HisMother Re:Ever heard of ECLIPSE ???? (137 comments)

Not to go too far off topic, but my few experiences with VS have been abysmal: the editor sucks (the selection behavior alone is enough to make me want to throw the keyboard through the monitor), search is hellishly clumsy, there's no completion of any kind, it rarely sees symbol definitions it should, etc. It's so bad, that I suspect it has to be my fault: it's unintuitive for me, and I don't know how to use it. Can you recommend a reference for an accomplished programmer who just doesn't understand Windows tools?

more than 2 years ago

Iran Shuts Down US Virtual Embassy

HisMother Re:U.S. (451 comments)

I'm guessing you are a 14 year old white boy in a New Jersey basement. Eating cheetos in your underwear, the whole nine yards.

more than 2 years ago

World Wide Web Turns 20 Today

HisMother Re:Remember it like it was yesterday. (169 comments)

MMMmmmm, no. Mac had (and used) variable-speed motors in their floppy drives. Wintel machines physically could not read Mac disks -- they were not compatible at the hardware level.

more than 3 years ago

Bitcoin Mining Tests On 16 NVIDIA and AMD GPUs

HisMother Re:$1700+? (403 comments)

Plus the electricity, to run that machine flat out for four months, which I imagine will be way more than pocket change.

more than 3 years ago

Miguel De Icaza Forms New Mono Company: Xamarin

HisMother Re:The cross-platform .NET? (286 comments)

What part of it is wrong -- sounds 100% accurate to me.

more than 3 years ago

Student Sues FBI For Planting GPS Tracker

HisMother So who is he really? (586 comments)

The FBI wouldn't be tracking him if he was actually "a 20 year old community college student who has never done anything [wrong]", as the article says. Maybe he's Ahmadinejad's nephew or something. Can we have some actual reporting?

more than 3 years ago

China Makes World's Fastest Supercomputer

HisMother Re:China lies. (222 comments)

Yeah, that's my reaction too. China can say whatever they want, but that doesn't make it true.

more than 3 years ago

Astronaut Sues Dido For Album Cover

HisMother Re:Broken News... (264 comments)

Who the fuck is Eminem?

more than 3 years ago


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