When it comes to (download) bandwidth needs, I require..
:-) I wish I had mod points!
Are Amazon Vine Reviews of Technical Books a Joke?
Homestly I have never shopped at Amazon.com but I fail to see the point in gaming the system by posting veviews about products that these 'customers' have never used.
Put simply is this a case of those that review the most crap win?
Average latency to Slashdot.org?
What Vp did you assume for this calculation?
Apple's $1B Patent Award From Samsung Gets Cut By $450M
This stoush has been going on for so long with dirty tricks from both sides about hardware that is obsolete.
Ask Slashdot: How Do You Handle SPF For Spam Filtering?
LOL Modpoints, tha sarcastic humor is killing me!
My cumulative GPA, thus far:
You're too stupid for a *whoosh*
LG Seeks Sales Ban of Samsung Galaxy Tablet In Korea
Mod points, I wish I had mod points.
Everyone is quick to bash the lawyers. The people you should be directing your anger at is the people that engage the lawyers to do stupid stuff...
Highway To Sell: AC/DC iTunes Snub Finally Over
-1 Modded wrong. With your 6 digit UID you must have registered when you were 6.
CD's are a continuous stream with the option of having track pauses. This information is stored in the TOC
Ubuntu Will Now Have Amazon Ads Pre-Installed
Seriously? Ubuntu is not a top tier distro. They get the bulk of their work done for free via Debian. Putting the firmwares back in and skinning the product isnt going to take that much that Debian hasn't already done.
Debian is my favorite distro but they are a bit millitantly free on occasion making the product harder to use than it sometimes needs to be to fall in line with the DFSG.
This is why it pains me to use Ubuntu but crap like this makes Debian worth it.
Probaby came out like a troll or flame. Such is life.
One Company's Week-Long Interview Process
Did you read this after you typed it? Fsck man, less COFFEE.
ARM Publishes 64-bit "AArch64" Linux Kernel Support
It's awesome that a major chip manufacturer is willing to invest time to implement a new architecture in the Linux kernel.
Pity that windows isn't open sourced, they wont benefit from this effort ;-)
Ask Slashdot: What Type of Asset Would You Not Virtualize?
Thanks, This ^^^^ Is now along with it's parent is my email sig.
UK To Dim Highway Lights To Save Money
I find street lighting on highways annoying, Save money, turn off the poles and put down more reflectors. The reflectors have the added benefit of making the lane markings visible when overhead street lighting dosen't.
My most hated driving is at night while raining on a lit up highway. The street lighting illuminates the water on your windscreen causing almost whiteout conditions.
Google Fiber Work Hung Up In Kansas City
Most cable cores are kevlar or similar for weight reasons.
Most Sophisticated Rootkit Getting an Overhaul
So we're getting back to the good old days where you needed to wipe the first couple of megs of the disk with a MS debug trick and re-partition to get rid of some of the viruses.
Testing Geiger Counters
After rereading this a couple of times I really have to ask for confirmation :
* "by convention", 1 mSv/year is considered "safe"
* the location you live in outputs about 3 times that value (natural source)
But, because we "know" where it comes from, and because it's "natural" radiation, it doesn't count as being harmfull and the safety limit is upped to those 3 mSv/year PLUS the "by convention" 1 mSv/year ??
??? What kind of logic is that ???
Shouldn't they just put the limit to 3 mSv/year for all people living in that area ? (it's kind of non-practical to remove all background radiation) + pay extra attention to potential effects due to already having 3 times the 'conventional' limit to live with ?
So nobody who lives in that area qualifies for X-rays, scans etc?
I know the following is XKCD but it's still quite informative:
Idle: Four Injured In iPad Fight At Beijing Apple Store
Wait for the dupe to be submitted in 2 years...
William Shatner Wakes Up Crew for Final Discovery Mission
That would have been a pretty emotional moment I would think.
In case of a blackout, batteries etc. will give me ...
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