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Mexico's Stolen Radiation Truck: It Could Happen In the US

aesiamun Re:FEAR! (105 comments)

Inefficient, expensive products that are not going to be subsidized forever...It is not the future.

We cannot live off of solar alone. It is a good companion, but 100% solar is a dream. Nuclear is proven and newer technologies are safe. The energy consortium does not want people using nuclear because it makes them irrelevant with backyard nukes being actively researched and developed today. Let's sell the concept that it's dangerous...that's why we're seeing nuclear 'fallout' in California from Fukushima in the news.

Let's make everyone scared.

about 2 months ago
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Mexico's Stolen Radiation Truck: It Could Happen In the US

aesiamun FEAR! (105 comments)

Control the populous with fear! Let's figure out a way to make them even more afraid of nuclear power so we can continue selling snakeoil solutions like solar and wind energy products.

about 2 months ago
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Protesters Block Apple and Google Buses In California

aesiamun Re:Shooting the messenger (653 comments)

Typically, if the value of your house skyrockets, so do your taxes.

Taxes go up, so does your mortgage...and then you can't afford to live there.

about 4 months ago
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Roku Finally Adds YouTube To Its Iconic Media Player

aesiamun Re:Meh (80 comments)

Or $80 once...but let's not let reality get in the way.

about 4 months ago
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Massive Android Mobile Botnet Hijacking SMS Data

aesiamun Re:What will it look like? (117 comments)

Are they willing to pay more for security? They are willing to pay their normal cell phone contract amount and $200 for a high end phone.

How many people would pay for security software for their phone?

about 4 months ago
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Review: Puppet Vs. Chef Vs. Ansible Vs. Salt

aesiamun Re:summary (141 comments)

The reviews were of the Enterprise versions. Puppet and Chef Enterprise is far from free...

about 5 months ago
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Ex-Red Hat Employee Matthew Garrett Comments On the State of XMir

aesiamun Re:Firmware (88 comments)

Don't you mean 'Free' not free?

about 7 months ago
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Google Kills Apps Support For Internet Explorer 8

aesiamun Re:Lucky bastards (296 comments)

Why should developers spend more to support a browser because users don't want to spend more money?

about a year and a half ago
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NIH Study Finds That Coffee Drinkers Have Lower Risk of Death

aesiamun Re:Already debunked. (234 comments)

It costs me less than a dollar to make a pot which is roughly 4 large cups of coffee...what is this $4 for 3 cups you speak of?

about 2 years ago
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Ask Slashdot: Skype Setup For Toddler's Room?

aesiamun Re:Parenting? (302 comments)

My kid sees a keyboard and immediately goes for it. He doesn't pull it but he likes to type. 3 year olds can't spell well...

about 2 years ago
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Facebook: Legal Action Against Employers Asking For Your Password

aesiamun Re:My content is public (504 comments)

I've been screened once for drugs. It was for a large, unholy cable provider who owns a popular cable channel that turns your home into a box office...

Other than that, no one has cared to ask.

more than 2 years ago
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HP CEO Says Google-Motorola Deal Could Close-Source Android

aesiamun Re:The beginnings of Android closed source... (203 comments)

CentOS is a rebuild of RedHet Enterprise Linux. Oracle Linux is a rebuild of RHEL as well.

RedHat Linux is actually a start from scratch distro according to all documentation I have ever seen.

more than 2 years ago
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The Coming Tech Battle Over 'Smart TVs'

aesiamun Re:My Ass. (314 comments)

Web surfing on my Logitech Revue is simple and I would say enjoyable.

more than 2 years ago
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The Coming Tech Battle Over 'Smart TVs'

aesiamun Re:Finally (314 comments)

My Sony 50" rear projection from 8 years ago has linux and other GPL software.

more than 2 years ago
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Sprint Orders All OEMs To Strip Carrier IQ From Their Phones

aesiamun Re:Sounds cool (156 comments)

Cooler phones before Verizon? iPhone 4s? Same time frame. Galaxy Nexus...?

more than 2 years ago
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Android Dev Demonstrates CarrierIQ Phone Logging Software On Video

aesiamun Re:Can't someone sue the carriers? (322 comments)

I do not see where I can shut off location for iAds, please tell me where I can deny Apple more marketing revenue.

more than 2 years ago
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Ask Slashdot: Tablet With Root Access By Default?

aesiamun Re:huh? (168 comments)

He never said run an SSH daemon. He wants to ssh into a machine and read email.

more than 2 years ago

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aesiamun aesiamun writes  |  more than 7 years ago

aesiamun (862627) writes "Currently, as a TimeWarner customer, I am using their only HD solution. The Explorer 8300 is one of the worst DVRs I've ever used. The software is buggy, the box locks up, it's slow...it's just crap. I had a Tivo when I was using DirecTV and I loved the layout but when I moved back to TimeWarner, I couldn't use it.

Having used MythTV and played around with it, I would absolutely love to take 4 TimeWarner digital settop boxes, 4 TV tuner cards and my 3TB of networked storage and create the ultimate that would work with all the offerings that I have available to me. But I don't want that monstrosity near my television. Does anyone know any company in the world that offers an aesthetically pleasing, quiet and fully upgradable (meaning i don't have to wait for them to upgrade) solution that has HDMI, digital audio and MythTV? If not, what are people doing in this situation? I would like to get rid of the DVD player, the cable box and just keep my "solution", XBox360 and my stereo receiver under the television."

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Gamespy + WAR Beta = Epic Fail

aesiamun aesiamun writes  |  more than 5 years ago

So I get this email, it's Preview Weekend for Advanced orders of WarHammer Online.

Only they require me to download from Fileplanet/Gamespy which seems to be suffering a death not unlike a squirrel getting run over by a Sherman Tank...

And the torrent must be populated with comcast users as I can't get anything over 29.0 KB/s down but am seeding at 50KB/s.

I love exclusive distribution techniques such as this.

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