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Off the Florida Coast, Astronauts Train For Asteroid Mission

NemoinSpace Re:simulate high-latency communciations? (61 comments)

Tech support on a 10 minute delay. Sorry Apollo 13, we don't see a problem down here...It's probably your firewall software. Do you mind if I place you on a brief hold?

10 hours ago
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Linus Torvalds: "GCC 4.9.0 Seems To Be Terminally Broken"

NemoinSpace gcc is like congress (498 comments)

It works better when they do nothing

yesterday
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Ask Slashdot: What Would You Do With Half a Rack of Server Space?

NemoinSpace Do absolutely nothing to implicate yourself. (190 comments)

The case has already been made against the assemblage of substandard HP garbage occupying half a freakin rack! The person that was blamed for this probably doesn't even work at this company anymore. The best thing you can do is contact the sales guy at the data center and form an unnofficial alliance and work out some preliminary arrangement for a kickback when you reopen your account after the cloud plan goes up in smoke. Most importantly, tell no one about this. You have obviously stumbled into another exploit of the BOFH. Stay out of the office till this blows over, you don't seem to be the intended target, and are messing with forces you don't understand.

yesterday
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Siberian Discovery Suggests Almost All Dinosaurs Were Feathered

NemoinSpace Re:I had a Chuckle (136 comments)

Eric Garner probably would not have survived being tarred and feathered either which is probably why the hole thing was outlawed. Unfortunately, Eric didn't understand simple wisdom. NEVER argue with a cop. That is what lawyers are for. Always strive to survive your trip to see a judge. Never talk to a cop. Cops don't specifically set out to kill you, that i just an added bonus. They simply want to excercise their authority over you, which they have. Usually you can recognize cops by their jackboot uniforms and shiny badges and guns. Unfortunately for Eric he was approached by a "plainclothed" thug. He didn't have a chance to run away. Eric was not given a citation for a court appearance. He was just killed, mostly by accident. I mean, I don't know how 4 guys decide to assault someone by accident, but it's not like they al emptied their revolvers in the hope that one or two bullets ould find their target.

2 days ago
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New SSL Server Rules Go Into Effect Nov. 1

NemoinSpace The only true certificate of authority is (88 comments)

A badge and a gun. Think of it as 2 factor authentication. Eric Garner does not have legal standing to appeal his death sentence. Neither do you.

2 days ago
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Earth In the Midst of Sixth Mass Extinction: the 'Anthropocene Defaunation'

NemoinSpace Re:OMG (300 comments)

... which is why we don't allow something as innocuous as a box cutter in schools anymore. I tend to believe conspiracy theories, and actually favor the inevitable constitutional debates that follow. Invariably, an idiot shows up and slices and dices himself because he doesn't have the tool handling ability of a bronze age neanderthal. Society then intervenes to preserve the gene pool. It's perplexing.

2 days ago
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Earth In the Midst of Sixth Mass Extinction: the 'Anthropocene Defaunation'

NemoinSpace Eric Garner is exinct. (300 comments)

There is no need for me to take sides. You may think that in the large scheme of things, Eric Garners passing is insignificant. That is the real debate.
One thing is certain. Eric was important enough to me to log in and improve the odds of a flame war. You see, I may not have the wherewithall to alter the outcome of a society hell bent on its own destruction but, You've got to say: 'I'm a human being, god-dammit! My life has value! ... Now I want you to get out of your chairs...

2 days ago
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Why the FCC Is Likely To Ignore Net Neutrality Comments and Listen To ISPs

NemoinSpace Re:time for a car analogy (140 comments)

The analogous part is asking the people for opinion and the rejection thereof.
Q.E.D.

about two weeks ago
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Why the FCC Is Likely To Ignore Net Neutrality Comments and Listen To ISPs

NemoinSpace time for a car analogy (140 comments)

Henry Ford quipped. "If I asked the American people what they wanted, they would have said - faster horses".

about two weeks ago
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The Billionaire Mathematician

NemoinSpace Re:education (96 comments)

Perhaps, if you one day you find yourself teaching a bunch of uninterested twits as a non union, non tenured contractor, you might wanna throw that into the equation.
Besides, if we can't saddle a bunch of dummies with debt early on, this whole national socialist experiment we got going on is gonna get rough.

about three weeks ago
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'Rosetta Flash' Attack Leverages JSONP Callbacks To Steal Credentials

NemoinSpace Re:say wha? (68 comments)

He said, don't bring your laptop to hacker shows in Malaysia. But if you *do* manage to get it through airport securitI, and not have it stolen by baggage handlers *don't* click on flash. Because downloading pr0n in Malaysia is illegal. Just stay home and use NSA approved safe methods of browsing. Oh, and if your the type that carries sensitive information on your cell phone, well, die then.

about three weeks ago
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Ask Slashdot: How Often Should You Change Jobs?

NemoinSpace change jobs as often as you get fired (282 comments)

Showing up for work after you've been fired just makes it wierd for everyone.
On a related note, be glad you find out you are worthless from a total stranger rather than a family member.
Oh, and don't work for your family's business.

about three weeks ago
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Consciousness On-Off Switch Discovered Deep In Brain

NemoinSpace Re:Consciousness (284 comments)

It's stored on the 2d holographic plane at the edge? of the universe. Can't you QM types keep up with your own blabbering? Ah yes, you want room 12A, Just along the corridor.

about three weeks ago
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By 2045 'The Top Species Will No Longer Be Humans,' and That Could Be a Problem

NemoinSpace 2045 is gonna be the Year of the Linux desktop (564 comments)

Just wait your turn. Besides, we are almost out of natural intelligence now! I'm afraid AI is our only option. But will we have color choices? Which color will be the smartest AI? Who decides? I realize this could start an AI race war, but if you make them all the same color, i'm afraid i'm not interested.

about three weeks ago
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By 2045 'The Top Species Will No Longer Be Humans,' and That Could Be a Problem

NemoinSpace Re:Well (564 comments)

Not multi threads, that's for sure. Of course computers will take over the world. Programmers leave all those unused cores lying around doing nothing and that's trouble. You gotta keep those registers full, and i mean all the time. Either that or just feed them some chip-porn. That'll keep em busy.

about three weeks ago
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Ask Slashdot: How Often Should You Change Jobs?

NemoinSpace as often as required until you learn (282 comments)

That working for somebody else is as serf as it gets. If your goal is to be a better paid slave, this is a good strategy. This is the problem I have with Bill Gates philosophy of disinheriting his children. Well, that and Windows 8...

about three weeks ago
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NASA Approves Production of Most Powerful Rocket Ever

NemoinSpace Re:Deep-Space? (146 comments)

The bible teaches among other things, that many answers are to be found in the silence.
A good physics book, a good Bible, a good glass of wine, a good woman. This is a start.
Oh, - and a towell.

about three weeks ago
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NASA Approves Production of Most Powerful Rocket Ever

NemoinSpace Re:How foes this compare (146 comments)

No, the problem with the boosters is not where they were located. Arguably, even the fatal design was accepted into production with the expectation that large yellow and black warning signs would be taped to them exclaiming - "USING THIS PART WHILE FROZEN VOIDS THE WARRANTY".
You see, the world is full of "thinkers" who believe it is safe to walk under a 50 ton crane because the use of hardhats have been mandated. This is nothing new, the last generation of Apollo 1 also ignored warnings of 100% O2 atmospheres and escape hatches that opened the wrong way. Feynman explained to us dopes that frozen o rings don't work, but he failed to stress that exploding stuff explodes. We are not really ever going into space. We are going to die here. But we will have healthcare by then.

about three weeks ago

Submissions

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Will UlltraDimms beat Flying Cars to market?

NemoinSpace NemoinSpace writes  |  about 2 months ago

NemoinSpace (1118137) writes "It's coming up on a year since the product announcement, and 5 months since Lenovo said it would take over IBM's x86 server line. Hopefully these nifty little pieces of silicon will move faster than the speed of business. What would you do with a 400Gb flash drive that runs directly on the memory bus? No one else is talking."
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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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Journals

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Shuttle launch

NemoinSpace NemoinSpace writes  |  more than 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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