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ISIS Bans Math and Social Studies For Children

Jaysyn Teahadists (974 comments)

And the US Tea Party is taking notes.

about two weeks ago
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NYPD Starts Body Camera Pilot Program

Jaysyn Houston (170 comments)

Better get some for Houston too

"Houston police shot to death a double amputee in a wheelchair who they said was trying to stab an officer with a pen."

http://www.cnn.com/2012/09/23/...

You can't make this shit up.

about three weeks ago
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Groundwork Laid For Superfast Broadband Over Copper

Jaysyn Re:Cox (93 comments)

Oddly enough I wasn't given an actual name for the process & this (Arizona) is apparently the 1st system in the US to try this out on a large scale basis.

about a month and a half ago
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Groundwork Laid For Superfast Broadband Over Copper

Jaysyn Re:Cox (93 comments)

It's for both, the distribution to the cabinets will be fiber as well, but not necessarily using existing coax.

about a month and a half ago
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Groundwork Laid For Superfast Broadband Over Copper

Jaysyn Re:That's good, but... (93 comments)

You need to call your local Public Utility Commission & complain. It's the only thing that can force a regional monopoly to get off of their ass & do something.

about a month and a half ago
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Groundwork Laid For Superfast Broadband Over Copper

Jaysyn Cox (93 comments)

I'm currently working on a project for Cox Communications in which they are chemically dissolving the foam inside of the coaxial cable conduit & then air blowing fiber through the newly created space inside the conduit. Pretty cool stuff. This avoids the costs associated with permitting, digging new trench & burying separate fiber conduit & they can use the DWDM hardware they already have on hand instead of buying new systems like this.

about a month and a half ago
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Ask Slashdot: Life Beyond the WRT54G Series?

Jaysyn Buffalo (427 comments)

Personally I love my Buffalo routers running DD-WRT. I'm pretty sure you can run Tomato on them too, but I thought it wasn't maintained anymore.

about 2 months ago
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Russia Cracks Down On Public Wi-Fi; Oracle Blocks Java Downloads In Russia

Jaysyn Re:what Snowden has done is like... (254 comments)

What Snowden has done was get his passport revoked by the US state department, but hey, let's not let facts get in the way of your stupid fucking comparison.

about 2 months ago
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Russia Cracks Down On Public Wi-Fi; Oracle Blocks Java Downloads In Russia

Jaysyn Re:The problem with American Embargos (254 comments)

I fucking wish Obama had the nads to say something even close to that publicly.

about 2 months ago
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Crytek USA Collapses, Sells Game IP To Other Developers

Jaysyn Re:Not Getting Paid (121 comments)

Seeing as Germany is the only country that has come thru this recession smelling like roses, pardon me if I take your opinion with a grain of salt.

about 2 months ago
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Crytek USA Collapses, Sells Game IP To Other Developers

Jaysyn Re:Not Getting Paid (121 comments)

That has got to be the single worst attempt at a straw-man I've ever seen. Did you even read what he wrote?

about 2 months ago
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GOG.com Announces Linux Support

Jaysyn Re:Games with known linux ports? (81 comments)

I should have been more clear. I don't remember all of the particulars, but I couldn't even get the port of Alpha Centauri running on Kubuntu 12.04.

about 2 months ago
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GOG.com Announces Linux Support

Jaysyn Games with known linux ports? (81 comments)

There are a few GoG games that have known Linux ports already, like Unreal Tournament 2004. Personally, I hope we see a modernized Alpha Centauri Linux port on GoG soon. The Icclus one doesn't seem to fare to well on modern systems.

about 2 months ago
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Netflix Reduces Physical-Disc Processing, Keeps Prices the Same

Jaysyn Re:Time will tell (354 comments)

I had forgotten NetFlix still mailed DVDs.

about 2 months ago
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No RIF'd Employees Need Apply For Microsoft External Staff Jobs For 6 Months

Jaysyn Re:This is just a repeat (282 comments)

Companies that do these mass layoffs should be banned from utilizing H1B visa employees for one month per employee terminated.

about 2 months ago
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Experiment Shows People Exposed To East German Socialism Cheat More

Jaysyn Anecdote (619 comments)

One of the most fair, hard-working & awesome people I know was born & raised in East Germany. She was also one of the first people over the wall when it came down. I've worked with her for 19 years & I'm pretty sure she'd have an exception to this "study".

about 2 months ago
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Russia Prepares For Internet War Over Malaysian Jet

Jaysyn Re:Propaganda won't help this time (503 comments)

The US and the Netherlands are special cases. For example in English you don't say "The Australia", "The Brazil" or "The Canada".

Thanks for the elucidation. I've always thought "the Ukraine" was a special case as well.

about 2 months ago
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Russia Prepares For Internet War Over Malaysian Jet

Jaysyn Re:It is the fault of.. (503 comments)

Bingo, they are both just tribalism when boiled down.

about 2 months ago

Submissions

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Best Security & Privacy Add-ons for Firefox

Jaysyn Jaysyn writes  |  more than 3 years ago

Jaysyn writes "In his security blog, Cryptogasm, Cambridge researcher Adrian Hayter lists his top picks for keeping Firefox safe & secure on the web. Along with each add-on, Hayter lets you know why you need it & what is going on "under the hood"."
Link to Original Source
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Fiorina for Senate?

Jaysyn Jaysyn writes  |  more than 4 years ago

Jaysyn writes "Former Sec. of State Condoleezza Rice has given Carly Fiorina the nod for US Senate. You all may remember Fiorina as being the CEO responsible for wrecking HP's credibility in the home & small office PC world."
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Journals

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Sig Saver

Jaysyn Jaysyn writes  |  more than 10 years ago

Tell me something I don't know. Show me something I can't use. Push the buttons, connect the Goddamn dots!

Blaster, Slammer, Nimda, Code Red [Next security risk here]... There's a lot we can do to help -Microsoft Ad

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Converting Joe SixPack

Jaysyn Jaysyn writes  |  more than 11 years ago

I just converted another friend (and his g/f) of mine from IE + Outlook to Firebird & Thunderbird. Usually they're hooked right about the time you show them the tabbed browsing. You just have to remember to install Flash for them while you're setting it up. That brings my total up to 7 people I've switched away from IE and/or Outlook. I think my Office is going to Thunderbird from Outlook soon, we don't uses Exchange so their really isn't a reason to use the MS virus propagation platform.

Jaysyn

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