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Munich Reverses Course, May Ditch Linux For Microsoft

advocate_one Re:Document formats... (579 comments)

and is still stuffed to the gills with undocumented binary blobs...

about two weeks ago
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Watch a Cat Video, Get Hacked: the Death of Clear-Text

advocate_one Re:https is useless (166 comments)

"browser vendors will revoke their roots."

Oh come on who are these "browser vendors"? Microsoft (definitely in the NSA's pocket), Apple, yup owned... Google? definitely owned as well... Mozilla? one is also left wondering about them as well... Opera?

at least with Firefox, we have source code...

about two weeks ago
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Knocking Down the Great Firewall of China

advocate_one Re:Am I missing something here? (167 comments)

can I use this to access content my BRITISH ISP has had to block because of court orders from American media companies?

about two weeks ago
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UK Police Won't Comment On The Tracking of People's Phone Calls

advocate_one Re:It's not extra-judicial (52 comments)

deliberately kept underfunded, understaffed and their terms of reference are defined so tightly that they cannot actually do anything...

about three weeks ago
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Least Secure Cars Revealed At Black Hat

advocate_one Re:Bullshit. (140 comments)

one of these days, there'll be an antenna which you won't know about, the visible one being a dummy... easiest way to hide the antenna would be to put it behind a plastic body panel.

about three weeks ago
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New Raspberry Pi Model B+

advocate_one Re:Does it have audio in yet? (202 comments)

and when they start only shipping model B+ variants out?

I'm just slightly miffed that I'd only just ordered two model Bs a fortnight ago...

about a month and a half ago
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New Raspberry Pi Model B+

advocate_one Re:Does it have audio in yet? (202 comments)

the Wolfson Audio Card is NOT compatible with the new modle B+ as it chashes with the new USB ports

about a month and a half ago
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A Skeptical View of Israel's Iron Dome Rocket Defense System

advocate_one Re:Subject bait (379 comments)

Mod parent back up please... it doesn't deserve this stupid low rating

about a month and a half ago
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Avast Buys 20 Used Phones, Recovers 40,000 Deleted Photos

advocate_one Re:Garbage In (231 comments)

correct, if it's part of the manufacturer's feature set, then it's not possible to remove it, BUT, you can disable it after having removed all updates to it. Had to do that with my Sony Xperia... came with facebook and other social media rubbish... Some could be deleted, but the rest had to be disabled from starting up but still take up space.

about 2 months ago
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Microsoft Backs Open Source For the Internet of Things

advocate_one Patents? (136 comments)

What's happening with any patents that Microsoft raises on this tech? Will they be truly open patents free to implement in open source products that are freely redistributable? The article makes no mention of this.

how many bleepin' minutes do you have to wait between posting these days?

about 2 months ago
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Microsoft Backs Open Source For the Internet of Things

advocate_one Re:Uniform standards create new markets (136 comments)

Fax machines only really took off in the UK when our Royal Mail went on strike and businesses discovered they could fax documents to each other and the signatures on them could be considered valid...

about 2 months ago
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America 'Has Become a War Zone'

advocate_one Re:SHeriff Michael Gayer (875 comments)

Violence has been trending down for decades. This dumb ass just get a hard on with driving around in the military vehicle.

Percisely... you can tell from the photo that he's lovin' it... that buzz cut and the shades...

about 3 months ago
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New Valve Prototype VR Headset Shows Up At VR Meetup In Boston

advocate_one Re:DOA (41 comments)

needs the right "adaptors" as well... teledildonics, the next big thing :)

about 3 months ago
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New Valve Prototype VR Headset Shows Up At VR Meetup In Boston

advocate_one Re:Inside-Out Tracking (41 comments)

well considering I just ordered myself a 3-axis gyro with 3 axis accelerometer (6DOF) module for a mere £2.88... quite a few especially as buying in bulk like they can would achieve even deeper discounts...

about 3 months ago
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Google Unveils Self-Driving Car With No Steering Wheel

advocate_one Re:No Stereo!!! (583 comments)

well considering it's electric, the fuel efficiency is outstanding in that it doesn't use any petrol per mile... however as it's limited to 25 mph, the 0-60 time is infinite... ;)

about 3 months ago
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Google Unveils Self-Driving Car With No Steering Wheel

advocate_one No Stereo!!! (583 comments)

what kind of hells is that???

about 3 months ago
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B-52 Gets First Full IT Upgrade Since 1961

advocate_one Re:I wonder (190 comments)

First off, lets ignore the fact carpet bombing has minimal effectiveness.

I'd like you to ask the Iraqui army about that one...

You'll need replacements and it's much faster and cheaper to build a multitude of drones than it is to build a manned heavy bomber.

Drones can't deliver the seriously special/heavy ordnance required to bust deep bunkers

about 3 months ago
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The World's Worst Planes: Aircraft Designs That Failed

advocate_one what the fuck? (209 comments)

"
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We're sorry but this site is not accessible from the UK as it is part of our international service and is not funded by the licence fee. It is run commercially by BBC Worldwide, a wholly-owned subsidiary of the BBC, the profits made from it go back to BBC programme-makers to help fund great new BBC programmes. You can find out more about BBC Worldwide and its digital activities at www.bbcworldwide.com."

what the fuck????

about 3 months ago
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WebKit Unifies JavaScript Compilation With LLVM Optimizer

advocate_one LLVM??? (170 comments)

would it have gurt the submitter to have spent a few seconds more expanding the first instance of the use of LLVM just like JIT was?

sheesh...

about 4 months ago

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