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New Mexico Bill To Protect Anti-Science Education

Pteraspidomorphi Why not? (726 comments)

I'm going to be downmodded to death, but isn't science about keeping an open mind? Here in my country school curricula are rigid, limited and biased government mandated crap. As long as the teacher doesn't lie/make things up, teaching the kids to question everything and see both sides of an issue will only do them good. The intelligent ones will eventually make their own decision about who's right or wrong, and the stupid ones will believe what they'll believe anyway...

more than 3 years ago
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Pirated App Sold On Mac App Store

Pteraspidomorphi Re:Huh? (334 comments)

And this is why the amount of comments posted in slashdot is declining. The algorithm seems to choose for moderators simple-minded idiots who can't recognize a joke they can't look up in wikipedia. No wonder people are going to be afraid of losing their precious karma...

more than 3 years ago
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Pirated App Sold On Mac App Store

Pteraspidomorphi Re:Huh? (334 comments)

You maed a mistaek ther.

more than 3 years ago
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Internet Groups To Stream Live IPv4/6 Announcement

Pteraspidomorphi Re:Typical east coast sensibilities (185 comments)

That's what they did by aligning it with night in the pacific ocean. There are a lot of people outside the american continent, you know?

more than 3 years ago
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Inventors of Unix Win Japan Prize

Pteraspidomorphi Ken Thompson is also at Google? (105 comments)

Google sure has an impressive amount of cool people working there...

more than 3 years ago
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Abusing HTTP Status Codes To Expose Private Info

Pteraspidomorphi Re:Not quite (133 comments)

Your login info could be stored in a cookie, in which case his image request will use the cookie info and automatically log you in.

more than 3 years ago
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British ISPs Embracing Two-Tier Internet

Pteraspidomorphi Re:Welcome to the Communications War (305 comments)

What happens when my attempt to ping Google gets bounced out to Europe as occasionally happens?

Sorry, but what's your ISP? I live in Europe and I don't remember packets sent elsewhere in Europe ever getting bounced to america or asia... Are things that bad over there?

more than 3 years ago
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Catholic Bishops Support Net Neutrality

Pteraspidomorphi Re:Crusade? (304 comments)

NOBODY expects...

(That's what you wanted, right? Right?)

more than 3 years ago
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Final Fantasy XIII-2 Announced

Pteraspidomorphi Re:I'll wait for the Turbo Edition (152 comments)

I wonder what happened there - was it a change in artistic team? A side effect of the Enix merger?

Yes.

more than 3 years ago
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Firefox 4 Beta 9 Out, Now With IndexedDB and Tabs On Titlebar

Pteraspidomorphi Re:Still busted (537 comments)

Really? That's bad news for my tables in divs bug from 2003 :( World ends next year after all...

more than 3 years ago
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The Continued Censorship of Huckleberry Finn

Pteraspidomorphi Re:Ministry of Truth? (1073 comments)

I'm not sure conquest followed by citizenship and peace, with no genocide or enslavement (romans in Europe) , should be compared to, er, genocide and enslavement.

more than 3 years ago
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Is Reading Spouse's E-Mail a Crime?

Pteraspidomorphi Re:What a hacker! (496 comments)

You'd be surprised...

more than 3 years ago
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Minecraft Reaches Beta Status, Price Goes Up

Pteraspidomorphi Re:Preorder now! (279 comments)

Yeah, in other words, Notch just wants to be able to have, in the future, a "Minecraft 2"-type expansion package and charge for it...

more than 3 years ago
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FBI Defend Raids On Texas Datacenter

Pteraspidomorphi Re:Hosting customers are running away to europe (115 comments)

I've been hosting in europe longer than that, but since the beginning of this year I've been hosting with Serverloft, a german company (they also have a datacenter in the U.S.). Their european website is http://www.serverloft.eu/ . Their current datacenter located in Strasbourg, France is http://www.datadock.eu/en/highlights.php . Their mainstream hosting sister company is http://www.server4you.net/ and their managed hosting sister company is http://www.plusserver.net/ .
One thing to be careful with, though - Their advertised "limited stock - 3 to 5 days delivery" isn't quite true right now, at least in europe. I've been waiting for my latest order for two weeks - They said something about delivery problems. Maybe it's the weather, I hear it's been pretty bad up north.

more than 3 years ago
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FBI Defend Raids On Texas Datacenter

Pteraspidomorphi Re:Hosting customers are running away to europe (115 comments)

I'm european. I used to buy my dedicated hosting in the U.S. for several reasons - Low latency to my lots of american users, good location for international routing, prices, etc. Then after a series of setbacks caused by companies with bad business practices (read extortion), increasing prices and, yes, scary laws, I finally relented and moved to europe. Never looked back! And I'm sorry to say I also regularly convince others to move from the U.S. to europe.

more than 3 years ago
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Digging Into the WikiLeaks Cables

Pteraspidomorphi Re:List of US facilities? (810 comments)

Didn't they just share everything with a bunch of major newspapers and let them decide what to release? At least that's the idea I had?

more than 3 years ago
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Sciencey Heroes For Young Children?

Pteraspidomorphi Re:Another Brian (614 comments)

He probably doesn't meet the age requirement, even though he otherwise kicks ass.

more than 3 years ago
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Where Do I Go Now That Oracle Owns OpenOffice.org?

Pteraspidomorphi Re:oblig (510 comments)

Nobody does.

more than 3 years ago
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World of Goo Dev Wants Big Publishers To Build Indie Teams

Pteraspidomorphi Re:No, no and no.... (74 comments)

I think so. The point of sponsoring the team and not the idea is that it gives the team some freedom to explore new concepts rather than requiring the big publisher to approve each idea - Because they almost always only approve old, tried concepts.

more than 3 years ago

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RIAA wants mandatory FM in cell phones

Pteraspidomorphi Pteraspidomorphi writes  |  more than 3 years ago

Slaughtervillager writes ""Music labels and radio broadcasters can't agree on much, including whether radio should be forced to turn over hundreds of millions of dollars a year to pay for the music it plays. But the two sides can agree on this: Congress should mandate that FM radio receivers be built into cell phones, PDAs, and other portable electronics.""
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