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Crytek USA Collapses, Sells Game IP To Other Developers

Jaysyn Re:Not Getting Paid (118 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.

yesterday
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Crytek USA Collapses, Sells Game IP To Other Developers

Jaysyn Re:Not Getting Paid (118 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?

yesterday
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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 a week 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 a week ago
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Netflix Reduces Physical-Disc Processing, Keeps Prices the Same

Jaysyn Re:Time will tell (353 comments)

I had forgotten NetFlix still mailed DVDs.

about two weeks 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 two weeks ago
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Experiment Shows People Exposed To East German Socialism Cheat More

Jaysyn Anecdote (617 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 two weeks 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 two weeks 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 two weeks ago
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Swedish Farmers Have Doubts About Climatologists and Climate Change

Jaysyn Re:Weather is NOT climate (567 comments)

But apparently you assholes don't care about what you are going to eat while your permafrost thaws.

about a month ago
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Kingston and PNY Caught Bait-and-Switching Cheaper Components After Good Reviews

Jaysyn Re:And another on the ban pile (289 comments)

I know where you are coming from. I have an old Linksys PCMCIA wifi card that had 7 different hardware revisions & almost as many drivers.

about a month and a half ago
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Canadian Court Orders Google To Remove Websites From Its Global Index

Jaysyn Cut them off. (248 comments)

I think it's time Google started cutting countries off when they pull stupid shit like this. Canada isn't even 40 million people.

about a month and a half ago
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"Super Bananas" May Save Millions of Lives In Africa

Jaysyn Bananaman! (396 comments)

Looks like it's time for a gritty Bananaman reboot!

about a month and a half ago
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US Pushing Local Police To Keep Quiet On Cell-Phone Surveillance Technology

Jaysyn Re:yes please (253 comments)

Jody *Williams* has to be a fairly common name & as a bonus, it's unisex.

about a month and a half ago
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The Ethics Cloud Over Ballmer's $2 Billion B-Ball Buy

Jaysyn Good Reason (398 comments)

The signatures on the letter reads like a who's who of ISP industry presidents and CEOs, including AT&T's Randall Stephenson, Cox Communications' Patrick Esser, NCTA president (and former FCC commissioner) Michael Powell, Verizon's Lowell McAdam, and Comcast's Brian Roberts.

Case closed, we all know they know what's best for us, right?

about 2 months ago
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Apple Says Many Users 'Bought an Android Phone By Mistake'

Jaysyn Cook has it backwards. (711 comments)

Looks like the Reality Distortion Field has rubbed off on Mr. Cook. It's become a game with me to tease my fiance about the things my cheap-ass Nexus can do that her 64GB iPad can't.

about 2 months ago
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Congress Unhappy With FCC's Proposed Changes To Net Neutrality

Jaysyn Re:The FCC has no right to dictate terms (208 comments)

As someone who, over the past 20 years, has designed outside plant for literally every single major ISP in the country, his ideas are hilarious. It's like a plumber watching House M.D. & then telling a neurosurgeon that he could do it better. "They can just upgrade the poles!" "They can just bury everything they can't put on a pole!" "Who care about that gas line & power cable!"

about 2 months ago
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FCC Votes To Consider Next Round of 'Net Neutrality' Rules

Jaysyn Re:Eliminate the FCC (182 comments)

Congress created the FCC in 1934 to "regulate interstate and international communications by radio, television, wire, satellite, and cable". If they had the political will, they could disband it just as easily. They could also revisit the FCCs charter periodically to make sure that it's keeping up with technological progress. Instead, they'd rather hold 50+ votes on repealing the Affordable Care Act.

about 3 months ago

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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"."
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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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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 10 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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