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Google Employee Accidentally Shares Rant About Google+

Woy Re:Funniest bit was on Sony (354 comments)

It is not insightful at all. The Playstation Network, while a "successful product", compromised the private information of millions of its customers. What he is telling you, is that in the internal dialog held by the minds at Google, the compromise of the private information of millions of users means NOTHING to them. Insightful my ass.

more than 2 years ago

Ask Slashdot: How Do You View the Wall Street Protests?

Woy Re:The 1% are insulated (1799 comments)

Dude, taking something to market is great in many ways but does nothing to fix the significant problems of your country.

I can understand that you found a way to make peace with the slavery of barely making ends meet with a FT job and 2 businesses. One has to live each day, and one must fool oneself as needed.

But you are barely living like an middle-age european peasant. And all the gains in productivity since the middle-ages? Into the pockets of the 1%.

Sleep well.

more than 2 years ago

Movie Industry: Loss of Control Worse Than Piracy

Woy Re:Too little too late (360 comments)

What did you say?!

more than 2 years ago

First Billion Dollar Open Source Software Vendor

Woy Re:Which software (75 comments)

or even [gasp!] Windows server Tell that to Diginotar. Ah wait, you can't, because they went with Windows servers, and no longer fucking exist.

more than 2 years ago

UK Man Jailed For Being a Jerk On the Internet

Woy Re:GP is full of BS, and TRACEABILITY CHALLENGE! (898 comments)

Inspiring! I'd challenge you for the fun of it, but I know that it is possible for you to win it, and you sound competent enough.

about 3 years ago

UK Man Jailed For Being a Jerk On the Internet

Woy Re:Propaganda or Bad reporting? (898 comments)

TOR log files? You don't know how TOR works. Restrain from giving advice.

about 3 years ago

Ex-Board Member Says HP Is Committing 'Corporate Suicide'

Woy Re:IBM did the same (394 comments)

Worse than this, they ship printer software that will stop to ask questions after the installation progress bars are started, making it impossible to perform even that little function unattended. They often ship installers that unpack other installers, several levels deep. All their stupid autodetection schemes fail miserably all the time. JUST LET ME WRITE IN THE STUPID PRINTER IP!

about 3 years ago

Military and Government E-mails Compromised

Woy Re:Going to throw stones? (132 comments)

My "agenda" is to point out the hypocrisy. The same people that clapped in glee with the release of this and other govt. data should either clap in glee with the release of ALL hacked data, or should object to the release of ALL hacked data.

The same people that clapped in glee with the delivery of this and other delicious pizzas should either clap in glee with the delivery of this shitty pizza, or should object to the delivery of ALL pizzas.

more than 3 years ago

Android Phones More Prone To Hardware Problems

Woy Re:Garbage headline (220 comments)


more than 3 years ago

Muon Suite To Be Kubuntu's Software Center


All work on KDE should stop immediately and until KDE Network Manager Widget is rewritten from scratch, and the people responsible for the current version banned from any sort of software development more complex than Hello World. I wish, so much, that I was wrong or exaggerating.

more than 3 years ago

HP To Put WebOS On PCs In 2012

Woy Re:Consumer Linux Is Dead? (200 comments)

These are not our nerds. Those are paid to say the things they say, by the companies that will lose out if Linux succeeds. Consider for example this turd, polished to +4 moderation score:

...Yet they will not take even consumer friendly Ubuntu seriously. IS the idea of Linux as a consumer friendly OS a dead end?

I mean IS it? IS it?


more than 3 years ago

Balancing Choice With Irreversible Consequences In Games

Woy It's OK. (352 comments)

All it means is that you are a pussy. Seriously.

more than 3 years ago

The Guardian's Complicated Relationship With Julian Assange

Woy Re:And the rumor of Assange being an informant (237 comments)

You son of a bitch, it's worth looking into, like you would say anything else is worth looking into, so long you keep everyone distracted and NOBODY LOOKS AT WHAT IS BEING LEAKED.


more than 3 years ago

Unwise — Search History of Murder Methods

Woy Re:timothy... (532 comments)

I never could get him to stop using our admin page with the Alexa widget (despite this happening twice and me upbraiding him for it both times), which prompted me to finally take time away from putting out other fires and redo the backend with security as a primary objective.

For which you should be grateful! If you ever find yourself designing a system in which security is not a primary objective, you are not qualified to design that system.

more than 3 years ago

Land of Lisp

Woy Re:Python is unusable because of whitespace issue (330 comments)

What is a code formatter to do when you try to paste code directly after an indented line of python? Any guess can be wrong, and all it CAN do is guess.

You guessed wrong. The indentation in python contains the same information as all your brackets and semicolons, and thus can be used the same way. Not too surprising, coming from someone who's main language choice consideration is how it supports copy and paste.

more than 3 years ago

Gestures With Multitouch In Ubuntu 10.10

Woy Re:Minigames! (185 comments)

This is precisely the kind of mocking the new button location in lucid deserves.

more than 4 years ago

Julian Assange To Write For Swedish Tabloid

Woy Re:Wow, easy on the kool-aid (337 comments)

Just how big a fool are you?

He is a paid fool. A bunch of them came out of the woodwork when the U.S. lost bladder control over wikileaks.

more than 4 years ago

Using XSS & Google To Find Physical Location

Woy Re:Not completely accurate (77 comments)

Well my router was located to within about 10 meters. On the country where I lived until around May 2009. I'm impressed.

more than 4 years ago

GNOME 3.0 Delayed Until March 2011

Woy Re:Smart (201 comments)


For what I want to do (mount remote file systems) KIO works better.

No it does not. Seriously. I wish it did. I love KDE and can almost swallow KDE 4.5. However, gvfs allows ANY program access to the remote stuff you mount through it. KDE KIO simply can't match that. You can open a shell and cd into the damm ftp or Windows share or whatever and run commands on the files there.

Just mount something through gvfs, open your shell and type 'cd ~\.gfvs' and you will see.

more than 4 years ago

GNOME 3.0 Delayed Until March 2011

Woy Re:Probably a good thing (201 comments)

I just noticed i didn't rant much about Gnome, just declared it dead. If you look at the screenshot in the grandparent comment, and the critique posted there you will understand. There is no way anything good will come out of that screenshot unless they delete all the sources for Gnome 3.x and kill themselves.

more than 4 years ago


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