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Egyptian Security Forces Storm Pro-Morsi Camps Leaving Nearly 100 Dead

Limburgher Re:News for nerds? (381 comments)

Agreed. And Slashdot's 9/11 article was excellent. The comments provided, in aggregate, excellent, up-to-date, and accurate information, and additionally Slashdot was one of the few sites that stayed up all day that day.

about a year ago

City-Sized Ice Shelf Breaks Free Of Antarctica

Limburgher Crud (249 comments)

Posting to undo a bad mod.

about a year ago

NSA Surveillance May Have Dealt Major Blow To Global Internet Freedom Efforts

Limburgher Re:Dark days, months and year ahead (327 comments)

"They hoover down all the internet data, " Pun intended?

about a year ago

BMC Going Private In $6.9 Billion Deal

Limburgher Re:seems appropriate (49 comments)

You said it. I can't wait to put that nightmare behind me.

about a year ago

Interviews: Ask James Randi About Investigating the Truth

Limburgher Scientology (386 comments)

Have you ever had a practicing or former Scientologist attempt to prove the efficacy of auditing, or any other practice from Scientology? If so, how did it go? :) If not, how might you go about testing and debunking it?

about a year and a half ago

U.S. Election Day In Progress: What's Been Your Experience?

Limburgher IL - Voted when polls opened (821 comments)

My wife and I were less than 10th in line, voted paper ballot, no issues. Polling place got moved for the 2nd time in the past 5 years, a bit of confusion for some people there.

about 2 years ago

Blizzard Says Battle.Net Has Been Hacked

Limburgher Ironic. . . (340 comments)

I seem to recall reading in the Security Question comments how's system was excellent. That portion of it may have been, and they seem to be responding well to this, but the timing is interesting.

more than 2 years ago

When it comes to 3D TV:

Limburgher To clarify. . . (404 comments)

Can't afford and do not want.

more than 2 years ago

Red Hat Appoints Robyn Bergeron First Female Fedora Project Leader

Limburgher w00t! (146 comments)


more than 2 years ago

Brief But Intense Meteor Shower On January 4th

Limburgher Re:My wife is happy (48 comments)

Nice, congratulations!

more than 2 years ago

OPERA Group Repeats Faster-Than-Light Neutrino Results

Limburgher Re:Supernovas (442 comments)

And if they somehow had negative mass? Would that not account for the (purportedly) observed results?

more than 2 years ago

An Operating System For Cities

Limburgher Re:Will it need a reboot like politicians? (216 comments)

"The main problem with internet quotations is that most people don't verify their authenticity." --David Hasselhoff, 14th President of the United States.

more than 2 years ago

New Twitter-Based Hedge Fund Beats the Stock Market

Limburgher Not surprising (209 comments)

Something that takes as it's input random psychological output from many sources does well at predicting the performance of a system that takes as it's input random psychology? Makes sense, actually. The stock market isn't always governed by rational decision making. What they seem to be attempting is to cut out trying to evaluate the rationality of people's though processes, but just observing them. The danger here is that if enough people behave stupidly, this thing might enhance that through it's transactions and the resultant feedback, but that's a danger of any system.

more than 3 years ago

Voicemail Hack Scandal Leads To Closure of UK Tabloid

Limburgher So does this mean. . . (268 comments)

. . .that the Beatles will need to change the lyrics to Polythene Pam?

more than 3 years ago

State of Alaska Prints Out Palin's E-Mails; Online Distribution 'Impractical'

Limburgher OCR time! (516 comments)

This sounds like a job for Project Gutenberg, since this stuff is public domain.

more than 3 years ago

Vatican To Digitize Prohibited Archives

Limburgher Re:Accomplishments? (121 comments)

Not sure. :)

more than 3 years ago

UN Backs Action Against Colonel Gaddafi

Limburgher Re:Hypocrisy of Arabic governments and our own (501 comments)

Unless, (tinfoil hat on) Wikileaks is a CIA program to destabilize forgeign governments in exactly this manner, and Assage and Manning are both on the payroll. The leaks about the U.S. are a smokescreen. (tinfoil hat off)

more than 3 years ago



Space Shuttle Endeavour Lands Safely

Limburgher Limburgher writes  |  about 7 years ago

Limburgher (523006) writes "I just watched her land on NASA TV. What a relief! I'm glad they all made it back safely. Still think they should have patched, but it looks like NASA's decision was justified."



Mascarpone della mi sera

Limburgher Limburgher writes  |  more than 11 years ago

I think it's odd that I have a freak. RANT Not that it bothers or surprises me that I've pissed someone off, but I'd actually prefer to engage in some sort of discussion. Gee, kind of like why I post to /. in the first place. I hate being prejudged based on limited or no information. I was dissed and modded down for being apparently a "pre-teen slashbot" bashing Windoze. Wow. Someone who clearly knows me wrote that one. /RANT

Oh well, that said, I'll debate anything with anyone who can maintain a level of intelligence and maturity. Name-calling is just sad.

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