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Systemd Adding Its Own Console To Linux Systems

Pseudonym Authority Re:it solves some unicode issues (771 comments)

If you don't know the programming jargon, then why are you in a discussion about highly technical software design at all? How about you take that dictionary of yours and look up `autistic'. Idiot.

about two weeks ago
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New "Crescent Bay" VR Headset Revealed and Demo'd At Oculus Connect

Pseudonym Authority Re:Slashdot Hate Machine (65 comments)

Wrong. Also, they would just make new accounts, like the GNAA did. I realize that you and GP have invested a large portion of your heart into the names `DrinkyPoo' and `BringsApples', but most people don't give nearly as many shits about fake internet names and online reputation on an irrelevant site as you do.

about 1 month ago
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Satoshi Nakamoto's Email Address Compromised

Pseudonym Authority Re:WRONG! (65 comments)

What is the alternative? Phone calls?

about a month and a half ago
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Ask Slashdot: "Real" Computer Scientists vs. Modern Curriculum?

Pseudonym Authority Re:Real programmers use assembly (637 comments)

Absolutely none of that should be taught. That belongs in the Code Monkey department, where they focus on churning out enough passable ``programmers'' to satisfy the lust of industry, not the Computer Science department.

about 2 months ago
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NSA Considers Linux Journal Readers, Tor (And Linux?) Users "Extremists"

Pseudonym Authority Re:FreeBSD (361 comments)

TempleOS is the choice OS for schizophrenics.

about 4 months ago
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Opera Releases a New Version For Linux

Pseudonym Authority Re:Opera (99 comments)

The cloned the Chrome interface then removed half the features. Calling it a re-skin is being very generous.

about 4 months ago
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Grace Hopper Documentary Edges on Successful Crowdfunding

Pseudonym Authority Re:Ob (65 comments)

Well, that makes you an idiot and totally ignorant on the history of computing. Please be sure to never voice your thoughts on the subject again so that you can avoid such embarrassment as this in the future.

about 5 months ago
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The Big Biz of Spying On Little Kids

Pseudonym Authority Re:Because Children != Adults (111 comments)

Endlessly referring to the complexity of the problem and refusing all proposed solutions in search of an absolutely perfect one is just a way to stall the debate while making yourself feel less like an obstructionist.

about 5 months ago
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Why Microsoft Shouldn't Patch the XP Internet Explorer Flaw

Pseudonym Authority Re:Is This Friday's Troll Topic? (345 comments)

That's absurd, impractical, and just plain stupid.

about 6 months ago
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Talking To the Public: the Biggest Enemy To Reducing Greenhouse Emissions

Pseudonym Authority Re:Translation: Let's FORCE it on them! (324 comments)

You forgot the part where they vehemently oppose any real solutions, instead insisting that we live in a magical land where everyone rides bicycles everywhere and eats 100% locally commune-grown food.

Can't build nuclear because nuclear power = nuclear bombs.
Can't build desalination plants because some worthless mutant breed of fish might somehow kill themselves on it.
Can't build wind farms because equally worthless birds might fly into them.

So fuck those obstructionist idiots. They are against any technological solution to problems. Which is, no doubt, the result of wasting their life studying sociology or gender theory or whatever other circlejerking shit that places postmodern Marxist theory as the centerpiece of the curriculum.

Now, if you will excuse me, I'm going to go burn a pile of tires with spent motor oil just to spite them.

about 6 months ago
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Firefox 29: Redesign

Pseudonym Authority Re:Is it going to break the API? (688 comments)

There is a way to get FF to stop using that memory. Go get a screwdriver, open your machine, then remove one of the RAM chips. Put the RAM in your desk drawer and reboot the machine. That memory is now guaranteed to be unused.

about 6 months ago
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Women Increasingly Freezing Their Eggs To Pursue Their Careers

Pseudonym Authority Re:Or foregoing kids altogether (342 comments)

If you choose to not have children because you can't afford them then you're still poor, which makes you a loser and you have no right to be smug.

about 5 months ago
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Not Just a Cleanup Any More: LibreSSL Project Announced

Pseudonym Authority Re:Graphic design geniuses too (360 comments)

Luckily though, they have a history of completing quality software to back up such an attitude. That's way better then the countless shitty projects with websites that push the very limits of jQuery and have beautiful CSS, but are only half-functional at best and riddled with security holes and have an obnoxious focus on spreading the word via facebook and a dozen other social sites.

about 5 months ago
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Not Just a Cleanup Any More: LibreSSL Project Announced

Pseudonym Authority Re:Graphic design geniuses too (360 comments)

Are you retarded? For the trillionth time, OpenBSD had nothing to do with OpenSSL until they forked it? Learn how to fucking read.

about 5 months ago
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GitHub Founder Resigns Following Harassment Investigation

Pseudonym Authority Re:Good. (182 comments)

The fact that the founder left Github tells me he and/or his wife did, in fact, harass Horvath. He was likely told by the legal department that he doesn't have a leg to stand on if shit hit the fan, and if I was Horvath I would be seriously considering suing. TFA says the investigator found no signs of legal wrongdoing, but I wouldn't be surprised if the investigator was blowing smoke. The fact that the founder's not receiving a more severe punishment is a big problem to me.

Lawyers aren't just to argue in court, they also are there to tell you when a case is going to cost you huge amounts of money, and investors really hate that, and advise you which of those battles need to be fought. The only thing his `resignation' says is that he wasn't valuable enough to fight for.

about 5 months ago
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GitHub Founder Resigns Following Harassment Investigation

Pseudonym Authority Re:wife at the office (182 comments)

Are you implying that the term itself has no meaning, because I can promise you that it does. Perhaps you are rejecting the notion of meritocracy instead? Well then you're just an idiot and should go complain about it on Tumblr. Or maybe you are claiming that Silicon Valley is not a meritocracy, in which case your comment is pointless, because the actual state of reality does not mean that something cannot be striven for.

about 5 months ago
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Google: Better To Be a 'B' CS Grad Than an 'A+' English Grad

Pseudonym Authority Re:*sigh* (358 comments)

I've seen documentation that could have passed for postmodern Marxist criticism before.

about 6 months ago
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Google: Better To Be a 'B' CS Grad Than an 'A+' English Grad

Pseudonym Authority Re:Breaking bad (358 comments)

Don't worry, the utterly worthless louts in the Humanities do this every once in a while. For instance, back in the nineties they published tonnes of garbage noting that E=mc^2 was a `sexed equation' or how various scientific theories were part of the patriarchy. They see have degrees in tinewasting and circlejerking subjects like Sociology and fancy themselves fit to comment on any of the real sciences (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Science_wars for more info). They usually end up crushed under the inanity of their own drivel though.

about 6 months ago
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OpenSSL Cleanup: Hundreds of Commits In a Week

Pseudonym Authority Re:I would think (379 comments)

I'm sure Google, or anyone else who will incur a million dollar bill power bill increase for every change of O(2n) to O(2.01n), is perfectly capable of hacking optimizations in themselves.

about 6 months ago

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Youtube Blocks Parts of Youtube from Corea

Pseudonym Authority Pseudonym Authority writes  |  more than 3 years ago

Pseudonym Authority writes "Google has disabled user uploads and comments on the Korean version of its YouTube video portal in reaction to a new law that requires the real name of a contributor be listed along each contribution they make.

The rules, part of a Cyber Defamation Law, came into effect on April 1 for all sites with over 100,000 unique visitors per day. It requires that users provide their real name and national ID card number."

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