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Cybercriminals Ramp Up Activity Ahead of 2014 World Cup

Molochi Re:How to protect yourself EASILY vs. this? (90 comments)

I thought APK got called back to the mothership years ago. Awesome to see he's still spreading the good word.

about 2 months ago
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Elevated Radiation Claimed At Tokyo 2020 Olympic Venues

Molochi Re:New proposal. (164 comments)

Yeah as BPY or as a relative value to exposure in Denver per Year.

about 10 months ago
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Valve Shows How Steam Controller Works In Real Life

Molochi Re:Movement precsion VS Look precision (139 comments)

Ten years ago and further back I used to play most PC games with a KB, Mouse, plus Joystick setup. That was for UT99, QuakeIII, Tibes2, and Mechwarrior2 and 3. also Sturmovik

In particular the joystick, having a twist grip, allowed (in MW3) relative movement mapping while allowing the mouse pointer to be free to point at things anywhere on the screen. So say in in a mech I could be moving "forward", rotate my torso 70-80degrees right, use the hat to shift my field of view 90degrees further to the right of my torso facing, and use the mouse to target things behind me with right arm weapons or anything that could lockon. My favorite setup of any game for controls.

Sadly much this functionality and immersivness was removed from MW4 because it was designed for the Xbox controller and thus had no provision for targeting things with a free mouse cursor.

about 10 months ago
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Facebook Delivers Viewer Engagement Reports To TV Networks

Molochi Re:There is a problem with "viewership" (45 comments)

I would hope DVRs count for something for a basic cable tv show, They are paying for cable vs free broadcast. I missed the Sunday show at Brewvies in SLC and watched on Xfinity.comcast.net in the morning before work.

about a year ago
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Facebook Delivers Viewer Engagement Reports To TV Networks

Molochi Better spoiler (45 comments)

Hank builds a robot. It terminates his enemies.

about a year ago
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Facebook Delivers Viewer Engagement Reports To TV Networks

Molochi Re:Breaking Bad (45 comments)

TLDR, way better than Darth f'n Vader in Star Wars.

It's more of a cautionary tale. The main character is freed from a measure of fear of consequences by certain death and uses his chemist knowledge to make a quick buck to pay the bills. But it turns out, being really smart makes him quite good at being a badguy. Being masterful at something is seductive and he slides into the evil while justifying his actions, always viewing himself as the hero. But in the end he realizes the truth.
 

about a year ago
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Producing Gasoline With Metabolically-Engineered Microorganisms

Molochi Re:Hmmm... (233 comments)

I think of the ancient greek concept of nature as the progenitor to rational thought in the west. Rebellion against Taoist dogma in the east.

Yet we still have people that don't want to take any more responsibility for their actions than a beaver building a dam.

about a year ago
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Delta Replacing Flight Manuals with Surface Tablets

Molochi Re:"personal use" on flight-critical device (244 comments)

SOP is you train for your first plane as an "engineer" and if you're good you choose between first officer and then captaining the plane or upgrading with more training on a different plane. Though the constant divestiture of senior talent on corporate airlines I sometime feel like the baggage handler got promoted to captain.

about a year ago
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Delta Replacing Flight Manuals with Surface Tablets

Molochi Re:My experience.... (244 comments)

Dad was a KC135 (SAC) and later KC10 (NJ-ANG) guy. I don't recall a stack of books or even 1 book. Not that I consider a tablet inferior to a thigh mounted paper notepad. Maybe they made the navigator carry them.

about a year ago
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Swiss War Game Envisages Invasion By Bankrupt French

Molochi Re:Nukem (245 comments)

I love warm gold that glows.

about a year ago
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Swiss War Game Envisages Invasion By Bankrupt French

Molochi Re:Countries do this all the time (245 comments)

That's a bit of an exaggeration. When the Swiss militia was armed with battlerifles they might have been able to shoot through two guys coming up a pass and wound a third. But the modern assault rifle packs a smaller punch; You'd be lucky to get two.

about a year ago
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Swiss War Game Envisages Invasion By Bankrupt French

Molochi Re:Countries do this all the time (245 comments)

I'd pick the UN, USA, Russia, and China. probably in that order. Call it Operation Blueredyellow Dawn. Everybody or just one big country attacks the neutral fortress nation. Anyways it sounds like a good story.

about a year ago
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Producing Gasoline With Metabolically-Engineered Microorganisms

Molochi Re:Hmmm... (233 comments)

The idea of "nature" was given that name to describe the portion of the world which is outside of the works of man. Using the term Nature presupposes a separation between what man controls and influences and what we do not. The idea that man is an outsider to nature is very old and entwined with many other ideas and ideals. At it's core is the idea that our sentience allows us a measure of control over the universe to shape as we will.

 

about a year ago
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Valve Announces Steam Controller

Molochi Re:It incorporates some interesting concepts, but. (317 comments)

It's probably more relative joystick vs a mouse's absolute position. I don't have a problem playing a game designed with the autoaim inherent to a joystick's lackadaisical movement. But it can be annoying for the game to get around to the target I want to hit.

about 10 months ago
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Valve Announces Steam Controller

Molochi Re:It incorporates some interesting concepts, but. (317 comments)

Back in the day I used to prefer KB/M/joystick, all three. Buddy of mine used KB/M/Trackball/and a Spaceball all at the same time. It's a PC so you don't really have to choose. Maybe. We'll see.

about 10 months ago
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Valve Announces Steam Controller

Molochi Re:Ugh, cant they use a PS2/PS3 like controller? (317 comments)

I agree. Though I think the small controller size was more because they felt that the controllers were sized for western children (target audience and all) rather than Japanese adults. I thought the big xbox controller was fine for me but I thought it odd that they weren't targeting children's handsize.

about 10 months ago
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Valve Announces Steam Controller

Molochi Re:What wrong with a wireless keyboard and mouse? (317 comments)

You need a better couch. OK I'm kinda kidding insofar as what you need, But I bought both my last and current couch with it's suitability as a mousepad in mind. They've both worked fine.

about 10 months ago

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Bitcasa offers Infinite Local Storage is open for business.

Molochi Molochi writes  |  about a year and a half ago

Molochi writes "Tony Gauda, talks about his patented unlimited cloud storage service. Looks like a patent based on BS and not artificialy limiting storage to me but whatever...

SFW Warning: Techcrunch's video autostarts."

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