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First California AMBER Alert Shows AT&T's Emergency Alerts Are a Mess

alexru First? (380 comments)

How is it a first alert, when just a few months ago there was one in San Jose area?

about a year ago
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Ubuntu 12.10 Quantal Quetzal Out Now; Raring Ringtail In the Works

alexru Re:if they keep using unity.. (318 comments)

"Productivity" for 13 years old and for productivity for adults are different. Unity works as long you are 13 and the only thing you need is facebook.

more than 2 years ago
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Amazon Considering Buying Texas Instrument's Chip Business

alexru Re:What? (108 comments)

It was not designed by Amazon, it was outsourced to the professional OEM.

more than 2 years ago
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Why One Person Thinks Raspberry Pi Is Unsuitable For Education

alexru Re:Bbc micro comparison (133 comments)

ARM publishes detailed manuals for their cores. There is no need to reverse engineer anything, just implement. There are few FPGA implementations more or less compatible, but there is no one that just works, because it is a lot of work to make one.

more than 2 years ago
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Ask Slashdot: How To Prove IT Knowledge Without Expensive Certificates?

alexru Show your open source projects (186 comments)

Good project worth a lot and tells a lot about its author.

more than 2 years ago
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Teenager Arrested In England For Criticizing Olympic Athlete On Twitter

alexru Cancer? (639 comments)

What father's cancer has to do with anything here?

more than 2 years ago
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GNU/Linux Running On An 8-Bit Processor

alexru Re:Actually, cool! (361 comments)

Question for Linux hackers: is there a reason why the Linux kernel would not be portable to an Atmel AVR microcontroller?

Linux requires MMU and AVRs don't have it. Memory limitations will kick in as well (the most powerful AVR has 256 kB of flash ans 32 kB of RAM, so external storage will be required)

more than 2 years ago
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GNU/Linux Running On An 8-Bit Processor

alexru Re:How much more... (361 comments)

Funny, but the same guy promised to release full-blown JVM running on the same platform :)

more than 2 years ago

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