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Where Old Hard Disks (with Digital Secrets) Go To Die

NemoinSpace Re:Ye Olde "drill bit through the platters?" (128 comments)

Not if you are counting on the disk spinning. But if you are seriously going through the trouble because your data *is* really sensitive, (even a HIPPA breach is a serious liability), then i suggest to you that all the sections of the disk without holes are pretty much readable. So, the long and short of this is, if you have a real need to destroy data, better not leave it up to the kid with the Ryobi.

about 2 months ago

Snowden Gave 15,000 Documents to Glenn Greenwald; Obama Cancels Russia Summit

NemoinSpace Re: Why are they putting a number on the amount of (531 comments)

thanks for not actually saying anything but succeeding in being a real dick about it. I get in these moods too when conversing with morons who wouldn't know what to think if you unscrewed their heads and filled them in.
oh, what was my point again? doesn't matter whether snowden is hero or zero. You're a dick.

about 8 months ago

Former Director of the ISS Division At NASA Talks About Science Behind 'Elysium'

NemoinSpace those that confuse money and wealth are truly poor (366 comments)

but i've come to expect it from the same people that don't believe in God. Most of the advice and sentiment and argument i see here is really lacking on both sides because they worship money. And they don't even know why. just for the record, i prefer being rich. but it's probably due to enjoying what i work for. some of the best times of my life were on a very low budget.

about 8 months ago

Second SFO Disaster Avoided Seconds Before Crash

NemoinSpace shorter, better abstract. (248 comments)

scientists have reaffirmed that magnetite has absolutley ZERO PRACTICAL value in transistor applications. "No way in hell" was the unatributed quote.

about 9 months ago

Moscow Subway To Use Special Devices To Read Data On Passengers' Phones

NemoinSpace FCC regulations require my device to (163 comments)

accept ALL interference. Including "lost my iphone" broadcasts. Russians are such rank amateurs. In soviet america we do as we please! at least our government does, anyway.

about 9 months ago

Scientists Demonstrate Ultra-Fast Magnetite Electrical Switch

NemoinSpace shorter, better abstract. (37 comments)

scientists have reaffirmed that magnetite has absolutley ZERO PRACTICAL value in transistor applications. "No way in hell" was the unatributed quote.

about 9 months ago

Nokia Lumia 1020 Video and Photo Shoot Preview

NemoinSpace Re: Everybody Makes Money from Android (178 comments)

nokia was larger in market cap but not it reality i am going to kill myself now. That's how i read it in my mind. It's my brains way of avoiding being tortured.

about 9 months ago

Dropbox Wants To Replace Your Hard Disk

NemoinSpace Re: Mod parent up! (445 comments)

damn right they teach 1984 now. It used to be a cautionary work of fiction. Now it's a users manual.

about 9 months ago

The Pentagon's Seven Million Lines of Cobol

NemoinSpace Re: Cobol is self-documenting (345 comments)

No, vanished in this case means destroyed. Before a bureaucrat can set up his own empire, he must incapcitate the former. If he can get paid a billion dollars without actually going through the trouble of setting up his empire, than so much the better.

about 9 months ago

A Case For Unilateral US Nuclear Warhead Reductions

NemoinSpace Re:The best way tou reduce our stockpile - USE THE (211 comments)

It was actually chosen in defense of Arizona standing up to the feds. I realize that using doubly ironic sarcasm invariably leads to my posts being modded troll, but no offense was directed at Arizona.

about 9 months ago

LibreOffice Calc Set To Get GPU Powered Boost From AMD

NemoinSpace Re:If you need it you are doing it wrong. (211 comments)

Throwing more hardware to compensate for bad code has been the practice for,uh,ever.
I appreciate good code as much as the next guy, but programmers are expensive, and good programmers are kinda weird. Besides, there is plenty of cloud left.

about 9 months ago

Ask Slashdot: Permanent Preservation of Human Knowledge?

NemoinSpace All I Need to Know I Learned in Kindergarten (277 comments)

Most of the rest is cool and stuff, but way overrated. Man's quest for knowledge is the irony spelled out in the first few pages of a book despised by those described therein.

about 9 months ago

Egyptian President Overthrown, Constitution Suspended

NemoinSpace Re:Bring back the Pharoahs (413 comments)

The entire world population in 1000 AD was about 250 million. Your dogma is worse than any church. Does your theatrics infer a murder of statistics?

about 9 months ago

Underground 'Wind Mines' Could Keep Datacenters Powered

NemoinSpace Re:A bit confused. (109 comments)

I was thinking the same thing but then I realized nobody ever includes the cost and efficiencies of actually making giant storage batteries. So I suppose if you live next to a salt mine and have plenty of wind, it might be worth it.

about 9 months ago

A Case For Unilateral US Nuclear Warhead Reductions

NemoinSpace The best way tou reduce our stockpile - USE THEM (211 comments)

on Iraq, or the French. makes no difference to me. We have to, lest the government decides to use them against Arizona.

about 9 months ago

Breaking Supercomputers' Exaflops Barrier

NemoinSpace Re: singularity (96 comments)

This comment is more insightful than funny. I doubt a machine could ever reproduce this condition. When is the last time you met a stupid person? Sure, at the time I'm it was very frustrating. But even to this day, you remember a lot of them, and it makes you feel good. Doesn't it?

about 10 months ago

Comcast To Expand Public WiFi Using Home Internet Connections

NemoinSpace Wi-Fi wants to be free. (203 comments)

"Wi-Fi wants to be free. And a growing number of companies and nonprofits are aggressively expanding the definition of "free Wi-Fi." This has primarily involved ..."
Charging ignorant saps for things they could configure themselves for free.

about 10 months ago

Ancient Roman Concrete Is About To Revolutionize Modern Architecture

NemoinSpace Re:Prior art (322 comments)

Well eggs and beach balls, not so much. Why not change your understanding of structural engineering before assuming your hand waving opinion even comes remotely close to fact.

about 10 months ago



You Killed My Tablet. Prepare to Die.

NemoinSpace NemoinSpace writes  |  more than 2 years ago

NemoinSpace writes "Now that Spanish Android tablet maker Nuevas Tecnologias y Energias Catala, otherwise known as NT-K, has successfully defended itself against the patent infringement suit filed by Apple, it’s turning the tables on the company."
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Shuttle launch

NemoinSpace NemoinSpace writes  |  about 5 years ago The Discovery launch was quite a sight the other night. It seemed Huge! Even as far away as Ft. Lauderdale.

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