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LulzSec Hacks the US Senate

Sawopox And so it begins.... (344 comments)

All I can picture in my head is a mash-up of War Games, National Treasure, Highlander, and Mortal Kombat. If there data post is legit it represents a huge breach in security. More importantly, it's one of the first times a breach has been brazenly flaunted.

more than 3 years ago
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NASA Sets Final Space Shuttle Flight For July

Sawopox Re:So when's the real scheduled flight date? (41 comments)

I was at the recent shuttle launch for STS-134. I was fortunate enough to get tickets from the Kennedy Space Center. Seeing that shuttle take off was the first thing I have seen that was anywhere near Biblical in proportion. The thunderous noise that followed a few seconds after launch was literally earth shaking. If you can make it, I highly recommend it.

more than 3 years ago
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The Continued Censorship of Huckleberry Finn

Sawopox Re:Ministry of Truth? (1073 comments)

I wholeheartedly agree with the first part of your response. I think, however, you'd be more accurate in saying that "South Carolina was fighting for the RIGHT TO CHOOSE whether owning slaves in South Carolina was OK and not being told by the federal government."

more than 3 years ago
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NASA Power Beaming Challenge is On For November 2nd

Sawopox I for one... (81 comments)

...will be staying inside, under my tinfoil hat on November 2nd.

Thank you.

(Also, need food, water, and ammo.)

more than 4 years ago
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Chinese Game Boss Used DDoS Attacks On Rivals

Sawopox Re:Warcraft (28 comments)

This would have made a great "metagame" for the Matrix online or some similar cyberpunk style MMO.
Ping flood the n00bs!

about 5 years ago
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Communication Lost With Indian Moon Satellite

Sawopox Hopefully... (186 comments)

They will at least find out what happened. The more efficient space agencies we have exploring, the better overall for the planet.

Makes the game more fun.

about 5 years ago
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Pigeon Protocol Finds a Practical Purpose

Sawopox Still useful. (113 comments)

This may be useful in a post apocalyptic world. Chances are, Internet style connectivity will be wiped out. Decentralized regional networks may still exist. Transporting high-density data using antique methods such as the pigeons can allow for FidoNet (remember that?) other BBS-style data exchange. Anything that can get the information moving again is a good thing.

about 5 years ago
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A New Look At Brain Control

Sawopox Re:Computers? (65 comments)

Most likely, it will be firewire. Also, hooking an electromechanical computer to a biochemical computer might turn into something fairly awesome.
With some type of ray gun or beam weapon and hardened carapaces.

about 5 years ago
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FTC Rules Outlawing Robocalls Go Into Effect Next Week

Sawopox At first I was outraged! (277 comments)

Then I saw it was robocalls and not Robocops that were being banned. Chalk one up for the government for a change!

about 5 years ago
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Big, Beautiful Boxes From Computer History

Sawopox These photos... (238 comments)

are pretty impressive. It is amazing how much smaller and faster the equipment has become. What is alarming is the rate at which the raw materials are being pulled from the Earth then discarded, usually right after the two year contract expires.

about 5 years ago
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Comcast Apologizes For Super Bowl Porn Glitch

Sawopox Re:Bird porn. (526 comments)

It's the disturbing owl porn fetish of basically reverse-bukkake at the end of the hunt.

more than 5 years ago

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Starting to teach soon.

Sawopox Sawopox writes  |  about 10 years ago

Well folks, it's been a year and 4 months since I graduated, and it's time to put that degree to use. I am going to enter the realm of public education in America, in Florida no less. Any words of advice before I dive in?

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