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Cryptocurrency Exchange Vircurex To Freeze Customer Accounts

Meneth !bank (357 comments)

As we have seen, keeping any amount of money at an exchange's account is a recipe for disaster. They can still be used, but only if you take care to move your money out of it as soon as possible.

about a month ago

Ask Slashdot: What Software Can You Not Live Without?

Meneth Re:Total Commander (531 comments)

Me too, though I usually install SeaMonkey and/or FileZilla first, just so I can download Total Commander properly.

about a month and a half ago

Why the Latest FISA Release By Google Et Al. Means Squat

Meneth Re:Classic Slashdot (131 comments)

I wish I had more mod-up points.

about 2 months ago

Peanut Allergy Treatment Trial In UK "A Success"

Meneth Luckily (192 comments)

I've spent the last few years building up an immunity to iocaine powder. :)

about 3 months ago

Silicon Brains That Think As Fast As a Fly Can Smell

Meneth Neural networks (84 comments)

Neural networks aren't exactly new...

about 3 months ago

If I Had a Hammer

Meneth Re:Ob (732 comments)

'We've got a lot of rethinking to do,' concludes Friedman

Sounds like hard work. Can't we get a computer to do it?

Probably, yes. But it will be hard to make sure it's done right.

about 3 months ago

Internet Commenting Growing Away From Anonymity

Meneth Decentralization (384 comments)

I envision a distributed hash table, where URLs are keys and comments are values. Uncensorable, pseudonymous comments for every webpage ever. Nice, eh?

about 4 months ago

Tesla Model S Has Bizarre 'Vampire-Like' Thirst For Electricity At Night

Meneth Re:Closed source software (424 comments)

Hehe. Anyway, no software means the Tesla Vampire problem wouldn't occur at all, which is a good Thing, I guess. :}

about 5 months ago

Tesla Model S Has Bizarre 'Vampire-Like' Thirst For Electricity At Night

Meneth Closed source software (424 comments)

This is what that happens when owners of Things can't change the software running on them.

about 5 months ago

Warning At SC13 That Supercomputing Will Plateau Without a Disruptive Technology

Meneth Re:subtlety (118 comments)

Yeah. "Sophisticated". :)

about 5 months ago

Silent Circle, Lavabit Unite For 'Dark Mail' Encrypted Email Project

Meneth Metadata (195 comments)

Looks SCIMP does not prevent an attacker from seeing when, to/from whom, and how much is beeing sent. I2P-Bote seems a lot better.

about 6 months ago

Kepler-78b: The Earth-Like Planet That Shouldn't Exist

Meneth Push (110 comments)

Perhaps the pushing effect of solar radiation and solar wind keeps it from falling into the star.

about 6 months ago

Did Snakes Help Build the Primate Brain?

Meneth Why did it have to be snakes? (202 comments)

Looks like the old question finally gets an answer. :)

about 6 months ago

Why Does Windows Have Terrible Battery Life?

Meneth Re:Easy one... (558 comments)

Every program that is created must have a purpose. If it does not, it is deleted... except for the exiles. ;)

about 5 months ago

Will Cloud Services One Day Be Traded Just Like Stocks and Bonds?

Meneth Permutation City (168 comments)

The first half of Greg Egan's Permutation City is set in a future where computation is a commodity. Storage and bandwidth, the more important parts of today's cloud services, are ignored in the novel.

about 6 months ago

Why Julian Assange Should Embrace 'The Fifth Estate'

Meneth Meh (194 comments)

Wikileaks has been over for some time now. Let's start ignoring it already. Other leakers can handle the future.

about 6 months ago

Meet the Director of the Software Freedom Conservancy (Video)

Meneth Re:Ironic (29 comments)

Yeah! Where's my OGV file?

about 7 months ago

How IP Law Helps FOSS Communities

Meneth Misleading title (98 comments)

TFA doesn't say anything about laws that help FOSS, except for trademarks. Because they don't help. TFA only mentions a few cases where they don't hinder.

about 7 months ago


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