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Microsoft To Open Source .NET and Take It Cross-Platform

Ryyuajnin Post-Ballmer Microsoft (525 comments)

I fully expect post-Ballmer Microsoft will continue to surprise all of us.

about two weeks ago
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President Obama Backs Regulation of Broadband As a Utility

Ryyuajnin Re:Obama (706 comments)

.. not regulating consistently, and regulating in favor of greedy fanged cash vampires, is a really fucking important articulation, good sir.

about three weeks ago
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Cutting the Cord? Time Warner Loses 184,000 TV Subscribers In One Quarter

Ryyuajnin Google Fiber is to blame/thank (392 comments)

I'm surprised the number isn't higher. New neighborhoods are lighting up with Google Fiber every month. I'm just pissed I'm going to have to wait until next year! https://fiber.google.com/citie...

about a month ago
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Creationism Conference at Michigan State University Stirs Unease

Ryyuajnin Re:As Wallace Matson said: (1007 comments)

My wife is a Christian and I'm an Atheist. We get into conflicts when ever our children give open questions about God, Church, Religion. Frequently, the children seem to agree with me that evidence is required for belief, and that the burden of evidence is on the Theists side. Am I wrong to defend their fragile beginnings? I try to maintain that no one knows the truth, and all we have is evidence.

about a month ago
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Creationism Conference at Michigan State University Stirs Unease

Ryyuajnin Re:Just a Fad (1007 comments)

Elon Musk will surly screen for these types before letting them on the ship. I'm Hopeful Mars will be an Oasis of Atheism.

about a month ago
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Creationism Conference at Michigan State University Stirs Unease

Ryyuajnin Just a Fad (1007 comments)

I will relish the day when this religious insanity is a unfashionable as stone washed jeans from the 80's.

about a month ago
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Is the Tesla Model 3 Actually Going To Cost $50,000?

Ryyuajnin Re:Fuck Beta (393 comments)

Ahh... Go shove it up your... ;)

about 2 months ago
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Is the Tesla Model 3 Actually Going To Cost $50,000?

Ryyuajnin Re: Fuck Beta (393 comments)

Shove it up your ass!

about 2 months ago
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WSJ Reports Boeing To Beat SpaceX For Manned Taxi To ISS

Ryyuajnin Re:Translation... (200 comments)

Regardless of the outcome, NASA has every reason to continue to enjoy the expertise and efficiencies of these smaller yet agile companies, such as SpaceX and Sierra Nevada. I watched a recent video of Elon articulating that, while not winning this contract would be disappointing, SpaceX would continue it's relationship with NASA. I think he's doing a great job of looking down the long road and not hyper-focusing on the immediate.

about 2 months ago
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Oracle Hasn't Killed Java -- But There's Still Time

Ryyuajnin Because of...? (371 comments)

Oh boo-hoo Snydeq! You're just pissed cause nobody will explain to you what AOP means. Face it buddy: Spring & EE are gonna be here for a long long time, so get out your Kleenex and get prepare for a long and satisfying cry! When you're finished, go learn EE/Spring so you can go to work with the big boys.

about 4 months ago
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Navy Debuts New Railgun That Launches Shells at Mach 7

Ryyuajnin Re:IANA Physicist, So... (630 comments)

"When air is compressed very quickly, it can reach high temperatures. In this demonstration we show how cotton wool can reach the point of auto-ignition by quick compression of air in the fire syringe." http://www.youtube.com/watch?v...

about 8 months ago
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Navy Debuts New Railgun That Launches Shells at Mach 7

Ryyuajnin Re:Power? (630 comments)

Future Aircraft Carrier, USS-Nikola, to be constructed primarily of Lithium-Ion Batteries.

about 8 months ago
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Navy Debuts New Railgun That Launches Shells at Mach 7

Ryyuajnin Shoot The Moon! (630 comments)

It'd be worth the court marshal...

about 8 months ago
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New Drug Mimics the Beneficial Effects of Exercise

Ryyuajnin Re:Side effects. (492 comments)

but there's always depends...

about a year ago
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D.C. Awards Obamacare IT Work To Offshore Outsourcer

Ryyuajnin Re:49.5 million is not a large government contract (402 comments)

45 times? Where did you get this BASELESS figure from? I work with plenty of Indians here in my US Govt contract, who are getting paid American wages, and do top notch work. So take your pick, Indian Developers in America can do the job at American wages, OR Indian developers in India can do the Job, and Indian wages. here's some advice for you: 1) Ignore Inflammatory Sensationalism 2) Accept the fact that the United States government MUST find ways to do more with less, thanks to the sequester. 3) It IS cheaper, MUCH cheaper, to outsource work to a place where wages are cheaper. Again, I'm happy to see DC being smart about the money they spend.

about a year ago
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D.C. Awards Obamacare IT Work To Offshore Outsourcer

Ryyuajnin Re:49.5 million is not a large government contract (402 comments)

Hardly "disgraceful", but yes, it would be considerably more expensive, from a labor perspective, for an American contractor to fulfill the contract. India's per capita GDP: $1510 VS United States per capita GDP: $48100 so at a ration of 31:1, the contract might cost more than 1.5 billion. Personally, I'm glad they are looking for cost cutting measure where they can. (http://www.wolframalpha.com/input/?i=GDP%2C+United+States%2C+India)

about a year ago

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RegEx driven baby name search?

Ryyuajnin Ryyuajnin writes  |  about a year ago

Ryyuajnin (862754) writes "My wife is expecting soon, and we are still negotiating over names. we have agreed on a specific pattern on the name, (^.+[ygjp].*n$), but it's difficult to find name databases laying around the Internet? Has anyone ever found a RegEx driven baby name database out there, or at least a raw text or oss name database?"
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Companies that lie about being Open Source

Ryyuajnin Ryyuajnin writes  |  about 6 years ago

Ryyuajnin writes "I have recently come to work for an ad agency who is committed to using Alfresco for a particular project. They entered this under the assumption that Alfresco was being honest when there site says in there title (google Alfresco)... "Alfresco — Open Source Enterprise Content Management (CMS ...". In reality the source is really quite locked up. There are basically 2 different classifications of code here: the community edition, and the enterprise edition. the community is OpenSource, but does not contain stable code. the enterprise edition does contain stable code, but you have to cough up about 15K to get your hands on it; so at best, it really RansomSource. and even then, you cant do much with it, except maybe wipe away the tears of sadness with a print out. Why is it that the OpenSource Community tolerates this type of behavior? Is there no way to articulate on the definition of the term Open Source to maintain the moral integrity being inferred?
(see also)
http://linux.slashdot.org/comments.pl?sid=597833&cid=23978755
http://linux.slashdot.org/comments.pl?sid=597833&cid=23994047"

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