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Extinct Pyrenean Ibex Cloned

Khakionion Re:Ibex 8.10 Cloned (249 comments)

Of course he does, that's kinda why he started it in the first place. ;)

The more cloning of the Ibex, the better!

more than 5 years ago
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A Look Back At Kurzweil's Predictions For 2009

Khakionion Re:Automated Telephone Systems (307 comments)

And as for those "image transformers," they're around too, but not so widespread, and they're at the will of the video sender, not the receiver.

http://blog.makezine.com/archive/2006/04/logitech_quickcam_orbit_mp_1.html

more than 5 years ago
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Study Abroad For Computer Science Majors?

Khakionion Re:Study Abroad FTW (386 comments)

I went to foreign campuses of my US-based university. Actually, I started/completed my schooling entirely overseas, so while I could have gone to school in the US, I elected to do it all abroad.

If you live in the States, that's probably the best course of action; go to a US school that has good international transfer options.

more than 5 years ago
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Study Abroad For Computer Science Majors?

Khakionion Study Abroad FTW (386 comments)

I went to Australia and Japan for grad school, can't recommend it highly enough. Not only was my program great, but the international experience is invaluable. You owe it to yourself to spend at least a year studying abroad, whether it adds to your technical degree or not.

more than 5 years ago
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Why We Need Unlicensed White-Space Broadband Spectrum

Khakionion Re:Need clarification (179 comments)

Or maybe it's because you're double posting. Or maybe, like Chyeld said, you're just spouting useless drivel.

more than 5 years ago

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iPhone App Store's "Non-Compete" Clause

Khakionion Khakionion writes  |  about 6 years ago

Khakionion writes "Recently an iPhone app was denied placement in the iPhone App Store because it "duplicates iTunes functionality." This sort of "non-compete clause" has many iPhone developers upset. Ars Technica's John Siracusa is thinking about the effectiveness of a boycott of the Apple Design Awards. Says Siracusa, "it doesn't cost developers any money and it hits Apple where it hurts the second-most: ego.""
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Epiphany Is Now Exclusively WebKit

Khakionion Khakionion writes  |  more than 6 years ago

Khakionion writes "The developers of the GNOME web browser Epiphany have made an announcement that they're switching to WebKit as the exclusive backend, in order to get around the difficulties in using Gecko, and 'concentrate our efforts on [WebKit] instead of spreading our efforts to multiple back-ends and restricting us to the common features all back-ends support.'"
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Khakionion Khakionion writes  |  more than 7 years ago

Khakionion writes "Via an interview with Elliot in the Morning (Warning: MP3 Format), Timbaland admits that the recently made accusations that he stole a demoscene song to use in Nelly Furtado's album track "Do It." From the interview: (fast forward to 6:40) "I haven't ripped nobody else off." "So what's with the...Finnish guys, who say...you stole their stuff?" "That mess is so ridiculous...but I'ma tell you...I don't know who their faces are, the hell's wrong with them? It's from a video game, idiot. Freakin' jerks...'sample' and 'stole' is two different things...I don't even stay in Finland!...Whatever, I'm good.""
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Khakionion Khakionion writes  |  more than 7 years ago

Khakionion writes "According to the BBC, Russia's flying in scientists to determine why western Siberia has been getting smelly, orange snow. From the article: "Chemical tests were under way to determine the cause...residents have been advised not to use the snow for household tasks or let animals graze on it.""
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Khakionion Khakionion writes  |  more than 7 years ago

Khakionion writes "Kevin Carmony, CEO of Linspire, has announced that Linspire's CNR software installation package is going to support multiple, non-Linspire distributions in its next version. From Kevin Carmony's letter: "CNR will soon be available for many of the most popular desktop Linux distributions...In addition to Linspire and Freespire, the first distributions you'll see supported throughout this year are (alphabetically): Debian, Fedora, OpenSUSE, and Ubuntu.""

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