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Most Useful OS For High-School Science Education?

OldGeek61 Re:Linux in our labs (434 comments)

Go with Fedora, most textbooks on CS that I've seen use it.

more than 4 years ago
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Android Copy of Young Woman Unveiled In Japan

OldGeek61 Re:Dammit Japan. (264 comments)

You need to read up on your Asimov, your comment doesn't have anything to do with them: 1. A robot may not injure a human being or, through inaction, allow a human being to come to harm. 2. A robot must obey any orders given to it by human beings, except where such orders would conflict with the First Law. 3. A robot must protect its own existence as long as such protection does not conflict with the First or Second Law. So it looks like they pass that test!!

more than 4 years ago
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Chicago Debates Merits of ShotSpotter Technology

OldGeek61 Re:works in Boston (385 comments)

If it's so simple, why don't you start a company and build them cheaper??? You have no idea of the tech used in these things, it's an electrical nightmare.

more than 4 years ago
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The Cybersecurity Act of 2009 Passes Senate Panel

OldGeek61 Re:Better than the alternative? (367 comments)

Bad news junior, the National Guard are insignificant. Why do you think Blackwater is growing by leaps and bounds?????

more than 4 years ago
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Nvidia Drops Support For Its Open Source Driver

OldGeek61 Finally Happened (412 comments)

This doesn't surprise me one bit, when I got my new quad core and was having a ton of problems with 64bit drivers, all I was ever told in the multiple linux forums was that it works on older hardware! So I installed something that would work on my new hardware, Windows Vista! Haven't looked back since, so the linux community can go ahead and stay in the 20th century, I now have Server 08 installed with Desktop Experience and love it. Linux will never be ready for a normal end user.

more than 4 years ago
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FCC Asks You To Test Your Broadband Speeds

OldGeek61 Re:Extremely inaccurate for me, inflating the numb (454 comments)

Same here, we have an 8/2 connection and the FCC test told me I had a 21/4 connection. So I went to my standby test sites and both said 7.7 & 7.2 down and 1.4 & 1.5 up. Real accurate test.

more than 4 years ago
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Did Microsoft Borrow GPL Code For a Windows 7 Utility?

OldGeek61 Re:not sureprised (493 comments)

Uh, no just a matter of age.

more than 4 years ago
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Medical Papers By Ghostwriters Pushed Hormone Therapy

OldGeek61 Re:Here come the Lawyers (289 comments)

The FDA do anything to Big Corp, never happen. Just look what their doing to the electronic cigarette for the tobacco corps.

more than 5 years ago
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Senator Prods Microsoft On H-1B Visas After Layoff Plans

OldGeek61 Re:Republican? (574 comments)

Are you really that brain dead??? Since the late '90s H-1B visa holders have taken over American jobs at half or less what an American was making!! And don't try to tell me different, I'M ONE OF THEM!!! I WAS REPLACED BY AN H-1Ber that's making half of what I was, and then they called me to fix the problems he didn't know how to for "Old Times Sake". You need to go from a 50k a year job to 20k a year, then you'll know!!!! Oh and getting an H-1B is not that hard when you have a major corporation helping you!!

more than 5 years ago

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