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FBI Seized 144,000 Bitcoins ($28.5 Million) From Silk Road Bust

Shishak Re:Well (162 comments)

Assets seized during a drug bust go to the arresting agency. In this case the FBI gets the asset (bitcoin) which they can do anything they want with. Assuming they have the private key and/or they have brute forced the private key password. They can convert the coins to dollars. Dumping 144k coins into the market will decimate the market price so they will have to do it slowly. They will probably use the money to buy more Bearcats for domestic oppression.

about a year ago
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Ask Slashdot: What Is the Best Way To Become a Rural ISP?

Shishak Western Mass? (239 comments)

If you are in Western Massachusetts and the middle mile network is MassBroadband123 network you should give me a call. I'm the only small ISP left in this region and I can help.

about 2 years ago
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Ask Slashdot: Protecting Data From a Carrington Event?

Shishak High density bar codes? (386 comments)

Check out high density bar codes and back up to paper. That will be safe from solar flares.

Or, you could get the code tatooed on your body. The git commit process would kinda suck though.

more than 2 years ago
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Do Developers Really Need a Second Monitor?

Shishak Yes, 3 monitors (1002 comments)

Left monitor = documentation/help/email/IM/Shells
Center monitor = Development environment (IDE)
Right monitor = Application deployed/test environment

more than 3 years ago
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Why Has Blu-ray Failed To Catch Hold?

Shishak My Blu-Ray is an... (1162 comments)

My Blu-Ray player is in my sons room with the PS3. Our main TV has TiVo & AppleTV attached. I don't bother with disc media anymore.

more than 3 years ago
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Reporting To Executives

Shishak % of utilisation & growth availability (301 comments)

As an executive I want to see how much additional growth I can add to a system before I need to expend additional capital.

A report saying XYZ resource is at X% and can handle Y% more growth before we need to spend $Z to expand capacity is immensely valuable.

more than 4 years ago
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Macs With 3G — More Connectivity, More Problems

Shishak MacBookProTable + iPhone = awesomeness (73 comments)

12" netbook with multi-touch display, Full OS X, MBP Power. wifi + 3G would be great. I always have my laptop with me anyway and with blue tooth hands free my phone would just 'work'

more than 5 years ago
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Mythic Launches Warhammer Online

Shishak Support for Mac? (317 comments)

As soon as the release a Mac version of the game I'll join up! For now, WoW is getting my money

And, no. Bootcamp is NOT an option

about 6 years ago

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