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Is Whitelisting the Answer To the Rise In Data Breaches?

Requiem18th reddit how-to (195 comments)

Reddit has a text-based, list-oritented design the way we want it. It suffers from a lack of article summaries though.

How to cuztomize reddit to replace slashdot:

Step 1: Singup on reddit.
Step 2: Visit these subreddits and click the "subscribe" button in each one of them:
http://www.reddit.com/r/games
http://www.reddit.com/r/gaming
http://www.reddit.com/r/pcgami...
http://www.reddit.com/r/privac...
http://www.reddit.com/r/politi...
http://www.reddit.com/r/openso...
http://www.reddit.com/r/techno...
http://www.reddit.com/r/law
http://www.reddit.com/r/space
http://www.reddit.com/r/scienc...
http://www.reddit.com/r/govern...
http://www.reddit.com/r/securi...
http://www.reddit.com/r/biotec...
http://www.reddit.com/r/censor...

Step 3: Go to your user profile and look for your personalized RSS feed, (should be in https://ssl.reddit.com/prefs/f...) it will give you a digest of the best stories accross all your subscriptions.

about 10 months ago
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HTML5 App For Panasonic TVs Rejected - JQuery Is a "Hack"

Requiem18th Re:Fuck Beta: I've been here for 13 years (573 comments)

Step 1: Singup on reddit:
Step 2: visit these subreddits and click "subscribe" in each one of them:
http://www.reddit.com/r/games
http://www.reddit.com/r/gaming
http://www.reddit.com/r/pcgami...
http://www.reddit.com/r/privac...
http://www.reddit.com/r/politi...
http://www.reddit.com/r/openso...
http://www.reddit.com/r/techno...
http://www.reddit.com/r/law
http://www.reddit.com/r/space
http://www.reddit.com/r/scienc...
http://www.reddit.com/r/govern...
http://www.reddit.com/r/securi...
http://www.reddit.com/r/biotec...
http://www.reddit.com/r/censor...

Step 3: Go to your user profile and look for your personalized RSS feed, it will give you a digest of the best stories accross all your subscriptions.

about 10 months ago
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HTML5 App For Panasonic TVs Rejected - JQuery Is a "Hack"

Requiem18th Re:The Beta is horrible (573 comments)

Try reddit. reddit is split in subreddits each with its own RSS feed:

http://www.reddit.com/r/games
http://www.reddit.com/r/gaming
http://www.reddit.com/r/pcgami...
http://www.reddit.com/r/privac...
http://www.reddit.com/r/politi...
http://www.reddit.com/r/openso...
http://www.reddit.com/r/techno...
http://www.reddit.com/r/law
http://www.reddit.com/r/space
http://www.reddit.com/r/scienc...
http://www.reddit.com/r/govern...
http://www.reddit.com/r/securi...
http://www.reddit.com/r/biotec...
http://www.reddit.com/r/censor...

If you get an account and click "subscribe" in each of those subreddits you can get a personallized RSS with only the best of those subreddits!

about 10 months ago
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HTML5 App For Panasonic TVs Rejected - JQuery Is a "Hack"

Requiem18th Re:Where to go after Slashdot? (573 comments)

Visit these subreddits, they each have an RSS feed.

http://www.reddit.com/r/games
http://www.reddit.com/r/gaming
http://www.reddit.com/r/pcgami...
http://www.reddit.com/r/privac...
http://www.reddit.com/r/politi...
http://www.reddit.com/r/openso...
http://www.reddit.com/r/techno...
http://www.reddit.com/r/law
http://www.reddit.com/r/space
http://www.reddit.com/r/scienc...
http://www.reddit.com/r/govern...
http://www.reddit.com/r/securi...
http://www.reddit.com/r/biotec...
http://www.reddit.com/r/censor...

Give it a try.

about 10 months ago
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HTML5 App For Panasonic TVs Rejected - JQuery Is a "Hack"

Requiem18th Re:Boycott (573 comments)

Quoting myself:

Quiting Yes, slashdot beta sucks, but "classic" sucks too. The previous site code was better and THAT sucked too (no unicode support whasoever remember?)

However now that Slashdot is owned by DICE i think it's unlikely that it wil do something so uncapitalist as not targeting the unwashed masses. It's lowest common denominator or shutdown!

I think th ebest course of action is to move somewhere else. Reddit is the most promising one. Subscribe to the following subreddits:

http://www.reddit.com/r/games
http://www.reddit.com/r/gaming
http://www.reddit.com/r/pcgami...
http://www.reddit.com/r/privac...
http://www.reddit.com/r/politi...
http://www.reddit.com/r/openso...
http://www.reddit.com/r/techno...
http://www.reddit.com/r/law
http://www.reddit.com/r/space
http://www.reddit.com/r/scienc...
http://www.reddit.com/r/govern...
http://www.reddit.com/r/securi...
http://www.reddit.com/r/biotec...
http://www.reddit.com/r/censor...

To get all of slashdot covered.

about 10 months ago
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HTML5 App For Panasonic TVs Rejected - JQuery Is a "Hack"

Requiem18th Re:Beta is terrible! (573 comments)

quoting myself

Yes, slashdot beta sucks, but "classic" sucks too. The previous site code was better and THAT sucked too (no unicode support whasoever remember?)

However now that Slashdot is owned by DICE i think it's unlikely that it wil do something so uncapitalist as not targeting the unwashed masses. It's lowest common denominator or shutdown!

I think th ebest course of action is to move somewhere else. Reddit is the most promising one. Subscribe to the following subreddits:

http://www.reddit.com/r/censor...
http://www.reddit.com/r/biotec...
http://www.reddit.com/r/govern...
http://www.reddit.com/r/securi...
http://www.reddit.com/r/scienc...
http://www.reddit.com/r/space
http://www.reddit.com/r/law
http://www.reddit.com/r/techno...
http://www.reddit.com/r/openso...
http://www.reddit.com/r/politi...
http://www.reddit.com/r/privac...
http://www.reddit.com/r/pcgami...
http://www.reddit.com/r/gaming
http://www.reddit.com/r/games

To get all of slashdot covered.

You can also get independent RSS feeds from each subreddit. sweet!

about 10 months ago
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Designer Seeds Thought To Be Latest Target By Chinese

Requiem18th Re:Beta sucks! (164 comments)

Yes, slashdot beta sucks, but "classic" sucks too. The previous site code was better and THAT sucked too (no unicode support whasoever remember?)

However now that Slashdot is owned by DICE i think it's unlikely that it wil do something so uncapitalist as not targeting the unwashed masses. It's lowest common denominator or shutdown!

I think th ebest course of action is to move somewhere else. Reddit is the most promising one. Subscribe to the following subreddits:

http://www.reddit.com/r/censor...
http://www.reddit.com/r/biotec...
http://www.reddit.com/r/govern...
http://www.reddit.com/r/securi...
http://www.reddit.com/r/scienc...
http://www.reddit.com/r/space
http://www.reddit.com/r/law
http://www.reddit.com/r/techno...
http://www.reddit.com/r/openso...
http://www.reddit.com/r/politi...
http://www.reddit.com/r/privac...
http://www.reddit.com/r/pcgami...
http://www.reddit.com/r/gaming
http://www.reddit.com/r/games

To get all of slashdot covered.

about 10 months ago
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Former Red Hat COO Helps Health Care Providers Work Together (Video)

Requiem18th But classic is also shit. (74 comments)

Almost everything about slashdot UI is unideal. Look at that top bar. Whould you click on any of that?

about 10 months ago
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Former Red Hat COO Helps Health Care Providers Work Together (Video)

Requiem18th To reddit then? (74 comments)

I need a new news site.

about 10 months ago
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If I Had a Hammer

Requiem18th Re:Obligatory (732 comments)

I remember that story, it's not that bad at first but it soon devolves into Utopian wishful thinking. I like to think that the dude overdosed on something while in the concrete block and the flight into the paradise-Australia that looks and sound communist but is totally not communist and people surrender their very brains to computers that are totally never going to go rampant or be subverted and where he marries the totally-hot chick who he just met and is the first female he ever talked to in the story is just an hallucination.

about 10 months ago
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Disqus Bug Deanonymizes Commenters

Requiem18th Re:Oy. (151 comments)

So your point is that you have no point? How lame. But honestly that's bullshit. You ARE advocating for apathy here.

about a year ago
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Disqus Bug Deanonymizes Commenters

Requiem18th Re:I do. (151 comments)

However, if you are a social conformist living an entirely unthreatening life, you really have nothing to hide in the first place. People have had good reasons to hide something for as long as there have been governments. Maybe it's something as simple as enjoying a beer (once an illegal practice), or maybe it's something as heroic as protecting a Jew family from extermination, with a lot of grey areas in between, like marring a person that desperately needs to obtain citizenship or helping a girl get an abortion from a dangerous pregnancy in a state that doesn't allow.

The government is not perfect, so it should have perfect reach. Through out history we have benefited from the inability of governments to enforce the law with absolute efficacy. The US wouldn't even exist today if England had the ability to know everything that was being discussed in their territories. And yes, sometimes social progress needs heroes. People who are upfront about their beliefs in open disobedience. Sometimes we need martyrs. But social progress doesn't actually happen there. It happens at home, at the homes of the low profile individual.

Morality is flexible and nuanced but the law is rigid, short-minded and often manipulated by special interests. Between activism and suppression there is a valley of unenforceability. I'll dare to say that valley was the reason the US flourished while Europe fell into totalitarianism.

You need this environment. Even if none of your current opinions are controversial. Because one day yours, or your childrens' opinion won't won't be welcomed by government.

about a year ago
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Zuckerberg Shows Kindergartners Ruby Instead of JavaScript

Requiem18th Re:At Long Last... (144 comments)

Firstly, the original Ruby example isn't a a real map but a side effects iteration so the construct you are looking for is
for dude in users:
        welcome(dude)

And yes, it makes more sense than
users.each do |dude|
        welcome(dude)
end

So much so that even Ruby has a better way to do it with
for dude in users
        welcome(dude)
end

which is the one Zuckerberg should have used.

about a year ago
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A Link Between Wormholes and Quantum Entanglement

Requiem18th Re:Another way to think about QM and Waves (186 comments)

I've never understood why they rule out hidden variables. Hidden variables are *hidden* how can you rule them out? I'm not a particle physicist but I'm sure there is no such thing as entanglement, it must be just an illusion.

about a year ago
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Zuckerberg Shows Kindergartners Ruby Instead of JavaScript

Requiem18th Re:At Long Last... (144 comments)

I don't blame you, Ruby syntax can be rather arcane.
facebook_user.each do |user| ... end

Can be translated as:
facebook_user.map(function(user){ ... })

Basically "each" is an array method and "do |var| ... end" is a "block"/closure/anonymous function. "|var|" can be omitted if there are no arguments, I don't know the syntax for multipel arguments. I do know that "do ... end" can be written as "{|var| ... }". I really don't know which version is considered syntactic sugar of the other. BTW Ruby blocks aren't *really* anonymous functions. You cannot save them to a variable as:
foo = do |bar| ... end

Blocks can only be passed to methods, but, not as arguments as so "facebook_user.each" is actually being called with no arguments like "facebook_user.each()" the method is passed the block through another channel that sets a flag inside the method which then calls the block as a closure using the "yield" keyword. Of course you can only pass 1 block this way. If a method needs two callbacks it must return some sort of delegate object that has a method that can accept the next callback as another block.

Oh and almost forgot to mention that there is an implicit "return" at the end of all ruby blocks. This is Ruby's idea of simple. But at least the syntax for map is really compact!

about a year ago
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Death and the NSA: A Q&A With Bruce Schneier

Requiem18th Re:Sorry, I don't buy that ! (149 comments)

To say that "security" does not exist in Nature is to BLIND oneself to the real nature!

It was Helen Keller "speaking" though...

about a year ago
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Code.org: More Money For CS Instructors Who Teach More Girls

Requiem18th Re:Why are you posting as anonymous? (381 comments)

50% of people are below average. No more, no less.

Don't be so sure. after all 90% of all people have a higher number of legs than the average.

1 year,2 days

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EFF: Over 40,000 Does Dismissed In Copyright Troll

Requiem18th Requiem18th writes  |  more than 3 years ago

Requiem18th (742389) writes "From the EFF site:

Thousands of unnamed “John Does” in P2P file sharing lawsuits filed in California, Washington DC, Texas, and West Virginia have been severed, effectively dismissing over 40,000 defendants. The plaintiffs in these cases must now re-file against almost all of the Does individually rather than suing them en mass.

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