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Chinese Media Calls For Boycott of Cisco

JimtownKelly Can't read the Bloomberg article here in China! (216 comments)

ZTE is a state-owned collective capitalist venture. Huawei is connected to the highest party organ, despite being privately owned. ChiComs just want other ChiComs to buy from ChiComs, really. (Typed next to a Cisco phone in Shanghai.)

about a year ago

Ask Slashdot: Can I Cross US Borders With Legally Ripped Media?

JimtownKelly I'm not going to test this (285 comments)

with my several hundred DVDs purchased legally in China. No way. At least not ripped to my laptop. That's why man invented terabyte drives for chrissakes.

about a year ago

Obama Reveals Climate Change Plan

JimtownKelly I hate this giant turd. (577 comments)

To think we have to live with this tyrant for three more years. . .

about a year ago

Ask Slashdot: Getting Hired As a Self-Taught Old Guy?

JimtownKelly Market thyself! (472 comments)

Reframe your "Sales Collateral", aka resume, social network presence, blogs, etc. to demonstrate you can solve THEIR problems. Use your grey hair for leverage, rather than be discouraged by it.

about a year ago

Personal Audio's James Logan Answers Your Questions

JimtownKelly Thanks, James, I liked it (78 comments)

Glad James took the time to answer these. Not sure how much I agree with everything, but he didn't have to give us the time of day so thanks.

about a year ago

Cornell Researchers Unveil a Virtual Notary

JimtownKelly high concept but useless (72 comments)

Most of my needs for notarized docs are overseas, where chops, ribbons, big stickers, and all sorts of other bureacratic crap are necessary for validation. I hope these guys are able to get the credibility they need for this project to succeed, but am initially skeptical in light of all the big governments everywhere.

about a year ago

KWin Maintainer: Fanboys and Trolls Are the Cancer Killing Free Software

JimtownKelly Who are you kidding? (406 comments)

This comes as no surprise, since progressives have historically disdained freedom while giving lipservice to it.

about a year ago

Scores of Vulnerable SAP Deployments Uncovered

JimtownKelly Nice 'stache! (118 comments)

That dude in the photo ain't no sap.

about a year ago

China Bumps US Out of First Place For Fastest Supercomptuer

JimtownKelly Where the fuck is Guangzho? (125 comments)

If you're going to write about China, at least get your pinyin right.

about a year ago

Book Review: The Chinese Information War

JimtownKelly What goes around comes around. (139 comments)

As a U.S. American reaping the benefits of the IT outsourcing industry in China, I always have to remind myself that the U.S. also sanctions cyberwarfare against China and other nations.

about a year ago

Man Of Steel Leaps Over Record With $125.1 Million To Mixed Reviews

JimtownKelly Leftist Hollywood Sewage (364 comments)

I gave up when "Superman Returns" but not to fight for the American Way.

about a year ago

Google Aims To Cull Child Porn By Algorithm, Not Human Review

JimtownKelly Google's just kissing tyrannical arse (306 comments)

Sounds like another trojan horse guised as somehow good for society.

about a year ago

Ask Slashdot: How Do You Prove an IT Manager Is Incompetent?

JimtownKelly Technological skills don't matter (331 comments)

What matters is aligning technological solutions to the business needs. Business logic first.

about a year ago

Decommissioning San Onofre Nuclear Plant May Take Decades

JimtownKelly nice beach about to get nicer (266 comments)

Camped at San Onofre several times duing my early teens. Beautiful beach but the reactor was creepy.

about a year ago

Will Users Get a Slice of the "Big Data" Pie?

JimtownKelly Tail wags dog? (123 comments)

Insights create the value in Big Data, so it's absurd to predict which data might be those that create the insights. Bottom line is what you think might be valuable data might be rubbish.

about a year ago


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