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Decommissioning San Onofre Nuclear Plant May Take Decades

ThePeices Re:US Epic fail (266 comments)

I thought you were joking about the Flat Earth membership increase, so I did some research and discovered it to be shockingly true.

Then I read the Flat Earth FAQ on their website....

I now exist in a dual state of utter horrified disbelief that people can be so gullible and stupid, and total despair at the state of Humanity

You are right, were morons. We deserve whatever we reap from our stupidity. The world would be a better place without us.

I used to have such high hopes for the future of Humans, now I have a total lack of faith in Humanity.

about 10 months ago
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Linus Torvalds Promises Profanity Over Linux 3.10-rc5

ThePeices Re:first (334 comments)

I'm still running Debian on 64 MB of RAM. With Xwindows and icewm. I can even browse the interwebs for a while with firefox until I hit a page with javascript requirements that beat the OS requirements. Sadly that is becoming the norm (I'm looking at you gmail)

Yes, because 64MB of RAM should be enough for anybody, amiright?

Just because you can, doesnt mean you should. In the age of large and cheap computing resources, saving every last byte and cycle is less of a concern than it used to be.

about 10 months ago
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NSA WhistleBlower Outs Himself

ThePeices Re:This guy needs a legal defense fund (860 comments)

This dude has balls of steel and I think deserves our help. If a fund is established, I'll gladly chip in a few bucks.

Do you really want to be seen as aiding and abetting the enemy?

Look what happened to Bradley Manning.

about 10 months ago
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Israeli Army Retweeting 1967 War As It Happened

ThePeices Re:Article is Flamebait (317 comments)

Oh noes! I didn't capitalize my 'i'....

I apologize from the very bottom of my cold, cold heart.

about 10 months ago
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Israeli Army Retweeting 1967 War As It Happened

ThePeices Article is Flamebait (317 comments)

Why post this article on Slashdot? Its obvious flamebait, bringing out all the hatred, hand-wringing and dubious justifications from all sides of this conflict.

Nothing good is going to come from all the comments in here, ive already seem my fair share of sheer hatred in the comments so far.

Why post this Slashdot? Because its on Twitter?

about 10 months ago
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Keyless Remote Entry For Cars May Have Been Cracked

ThePeices Re:Second Click.... (398 comments)

I know with my Nissan, and I believe that all cars are the same, you need to press on the unlock button twice to unlock the passenger doors..

Not all cars. In my car ( 2006 model), pressing the unlock button unlocks all doors ( except the boot, which has its own unlock button on the keyfob )

about 10 months ago
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Keyless Remote Entry For Cars May Have Been Cracked

ThePeices Re:Just a thought. (398 comments)

Add to the fact that most in-vehicle theft is performed with a broken window

Isnt that kinda dangerous for the burglar? Walking around with a broken window to be used to break into a car is unwieldy, and they can easily cut themselves on the glass of the broken window they are carrying.

Not to mention it would look pretty suspicious walking down the street with a broken window.

about 10 months ago
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Google Security Expert Finds, Publicly Discloses Windows Kernel Bug

ThePeices Re:But not to give them a chance to correct it fir (404 comments)

wow, why so angry?
I see you have resorted to ad-hominem attacks and childish name calling.

Did he rape your mother?
Did he douse your dog in petrol, set it on fire and burn it to death?
Did he kidnap your sister and dissolve her, alive and screaming, in concentrated acid?

So again I ask, why so angry?

about 10 months ago
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DoS Attack Forces EVE Online Offline

ThePeices Re:How can you DDoS an MMO? (127 comments)

Why do the gaming servers respond to requests from non-players?

Ahhh, this question is unanswerable as it is one of the few true mysteries of the universe, like magnets ( wtf, how do they work!), velcro, and the location of the proverbial "other sock".

Why do gaming servers respond to requests from non-players? Well dude, the answer might as well be 42, nobody knows.

about a year ago
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DoS Attack Forces EVE Online Offline

ThePeices Re:EVE Offline (127 comments)

EVE Offline. That is all.

Hey, I see what you did there! Ive spent the last 6 minutes rolling on the floor laughing my ass off, and only now have the breath left to sit down and write this, such is the sheer power of your mastery of wit.

You put comedians the world over to shame, your stand above us mere mortals, and we all bow to thee; God of Comedy.

about a year ago
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Dao, a New Programming Language Supporting Advanced Features With Small Runtime

ThePeices Optionally typed (404 comments)

So if Dao is optionally typed, what are the other programming input options? Voice input? Graphical point n click input?

about a year ago
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Vastly Improved Raspberry Pi Performance With Wayland

ThePeices Re:Yes, let's bring that back (259 comments)

The time when everything needed to be specifically ported to a machine to make it perform bearably or at all. How I missed having stuff not work without that extra length to go to.

On embedded hardware, that time never ended... And the rPi isn't really fast enough that you can just run in all software, or even with just the relatively feeble OpenGL hardware, and pretend.

Not to mention the Pi is only $35 and uses a few watts of power, you cant expect current laptop class performance for that price.

The OP ignores the fact that incorporating this tech into the major Pi distros and projects is only work for the developers of said projects, not end users.
End users just wait for the next software update, and then they get vastly improved graphics performance.

I fail to see what on earth is wrong with a major advance in performance to a specific piece of hardware.
I just smell the acrid stench of cynicism wafting from the general direction of the OP.

about a year ago
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Artist Turns Volcano Into Naked-Eye Observatory

ThePeices Re:All is light (55 comments)

All is light. That is all.

That proton over there disagrees.

about a year ago
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Google Glass: What's With All the Hate?

ThePeices Hate because Its not iGlass (775 comments)

All the hate is because it is not made by Apple.

If it was iGlass, the love-in would be tremendous. Of course, if Apple made it, there would be no customer input, no previews, no leaks and no idea the product even existed until after the "one more thing..." moment arrived.

But after that, the store lines would already be forming.

about a year ago
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NASA TESS Observatory Will Hunt For Alien Life On "Super-Earth" Exoplanets

ThePeices Re:I hate these threads (112 comments)

The only acceptable response to those people is a good old fashioned Trolling.

Remember, they are just a (vocal) minority, most of us here at Slashdot do actually have a modicum of intelligence, and can see the true merit behind such scientific endeavours.

about a year ago
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NASA TESS Observatory Will Hunt For Alien Life On "Super-Earth" Exoplanets

ThePeices Re:Never a serious activity (112 comments)

Since you seem to have put some effort into your Trollpost, Ill put some effort in judging how well you did.

After some deliberation, I have awarded you a 4/10.

You scored points for the effort required to type out your Trollpost, as well as doing some research on the current bunk believed by serious UFO nutcases. I also awarded you points for your attention to spelling and grammar. ( many Troll attempts fail at even simple primary school level English )

Unfortunately, I marked you down due to the obvious nature of your Troll attempt, and the lack of anything controversial thats required to elicit an acceptable response to a proper Troll.
Nothing you have posted is even slightly believable to even the uneducated, so is not likely to succeed as a viable Troll post.

In all, not a bad attempt, I surely have seen worse on Slashdot, but with some more effort and research, you should be able to pull off a good Troll in the future.

about a year ago
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Tests Show That Deadly New Flu Could Spread Among People

ThePeices Call me cynical (185 comments)

Call me cynical, but am I the only person who *wants* a wide scale pandemic that kills off a large percentage of the human race?

We have shown that we cannot, by ourselves, take care of the human population explosion.

Nature could possibly take care of this highly political problem all by itself.

about a year ago
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ARM In Supercomputers — 'Get Ready For the Change'

ThePeices Re:Does it really matter? (238 comments)

Also, a lot of algorithms, perhaps even most, rely on branching, which is something GPUs suck at. And only some can be reasonably rewritten in a branchless way.

nonsence, I play Farcry3 on my GPU, and it renders branches just fine thank you very much.

about a year ago
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Meet the 23-Ton X-Wing, the World's Largest Lego Model

ThePeices Re:How much did Disney pay? (121 comments)

How much did Disney pay for this blatant slashvertisement?

Disney paid $0.00

Lego X-Wing models are nerdy enough to warrant mention on Slashdot.

Sorry if this doesnt fit into your conspiracy theory way of thinking, but thems the breaks.

about a year ago
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Reporters Threatened, Labeled Hackers For Finding Security Hole

ThePeices Good Deeds (120 comments)

No good deed goes unpunished

about a year ago

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