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Riecoin Breaks World Record For Largest Prime Sextuplet, Twice

aliquis Re:Slashdotted already?! (44 comments)

That's a nice idea.

A non-censored distributed forum ran for coin transactions I could have some interest in. Even better if it somehow could provide perfect anonymity.

Fuck the freedom haters.

11 hours ago
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Riecoin Breaks World Record For Largest Prime Sextuplet, Twice

aliquis Re:'Sextuplets' (44 comments)

But what does it REALLY mean?

WTF is a prime sextuplet?

A number made of six factored prime numbers?

What is it used for?

That would be way more interesting than "Random virtual coin network used to calculate some shit."

11 hours ago
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Bitcoin Is Not Anonymous After All

aliquis Re:Duh (114 comments)

What about letting your browser lie about its data when you're doing something nasty and showing real data when you're not? ... and then?

yesterday
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BlackBerry Will Buy Your iPhone For $550

aliquis Re:Aw, man! (118 comments)

If only they paid $600 for OnePlus One.. Invites..

yesterday
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How the World's First Computer Was Rescued From the Scrap Heap

aliquis Re:correction to TFS (122 comments)

The first American computer.

So what you mean is the BIGGER computer? :D

2 days ago
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How the World's First Computer Was Rescued From the Scrap Heap

aliquis Re:But... (122 comments)

Can you play Crysis on it?

Sure. Bring a laptop.

2 days ago
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Samsung Seeking To Block Nvidia Chips From US Market

aliquis Re:But hey (90 comments)

I assume that maybe I would get a cheaper graphics card (Sweden.)

4 days ago
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Linux On a Motorola 68000 Solder-less Breadboard

aliquis Re:Thanks for crashing my web server! (147 comments)

I think when I watched the video it seemed like you could get another four times the processor power just by stopping the blinking LEDs though? ;)

5 days ago
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The Nintendo DS Turns 10

aliquis Re:Funny Timing (61 comments)

I don't get it for Zelda on the DS either really.

Though I appreciated my time in the first game for some reason. Guess it's because it was the first Zelda game I actually experienced & played through (I had played Zelda on NES but wasn't good enough on it to have any clue where I was going, also tried Link but had even less of a clue there.)

Half of the game is spent transporting yourself from some point to another point with repetitive game play, many of the puzzles are similar and repetitive too and the flute playing part in the second one was frustrating because it was hard to get it to play as intended and I didn't knew what sort of "errors" it accepted which made it easier to get a pass.

Anyway, to me it's played part for the story and mostly for interesting puzzles but the transportation just seem like a filler.

It's not much of an open world either, some "quests" may be unlocked as you go in older places but it all bring you further in the story and I guess you may have to do it all to get there (or maybe some is of collecting swag to be able to upgrade your train in the later case.)

So it give you this world where you can move to any place you want in it (well, after they are opened up) but there's no reason to because only one or some points will allow you to travel further in the game. So you're just wasting time in dull game-play for the sake of it.

about a week ago
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The Nintendo DS Turns 10

aliquis Re:Funny Timing (61 comments)

I think the Atari Lynx is my favourite.

I played it in stores a few times and it was massive, good looking, back-lit color screen!

The games may have been bad what do I know and it was big but .. It's such a cute device.

Such beauty:
http://upload.wikimedia.org/wi...
Not this one:
http://www.studio42.info/Lynx/...
http://upload.wikimedia.org/wi...
The Sega game gear I never felt the attraction for:
http://www.studio42.info/GameG...

about a week ago
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What Would Have Happened If Philae Were Nuclear Powered?

aliquis Re:Ignorant Article (519 comments)

With a half-life of 87.7 years depending on what "years and years" mean chances are there wouldn't be much change whatever for 5 months (+ 10 years go get there?) or for say 5+10 or 10+10 years, or even 20+10 years.

about a week ago
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Jolla Crowdfunds Its First Tablet

aliquis Re:$600,000 and counting... (56 comments)

On the other hand by now Nokia stock + dividends is up to about the same (or higher?) level than they was at the memo of the burning platform.

about a week ago
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Chrome 39 Launches With 64-bit Version For Mac OS X and New Developer Features

aliquis Re:Any reason? (66 comments)

IE is a complete disaster. I use Windows 8.1 and that's the case there.

So yeah, vs that it's fucking obivous. IE is slow, unstable, nasty.

VS Firefox - Firefox is single threaded and mine bugs out completely with the Graphics sometimes or it run some loop where it switches around between the tabs forever. I don't know why and maybe that's due to some add-on but regardless of why it does that and it completely suck.

Chrome is more reliable.

The question is why one should use 64 bit Chrome though. They claim it's faster and maybe it is when it have enough Resources but too me it seemed to use up my Resources quicker and as it did so it's definitely not faster.

Oh, and this is a problem with IE too. For whatever retarded reason it make some Words have a large letter in the beginning.. I've fixed some in this text block but haven't fixed some others.

I have no fucking clue why and it's hard to find out but it's completely retarded of course.

about two weeks ago
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Chrome 39 Launches With 64-bit Version For Mac OS X and New Developer Features

aliquis Re:As long as it fully supports Flash (66 comments)

Do I?

For ads?

I don't know about the game sites I'm watching (what about Steam and PC gamer?) but by now I assume most of the YouTube content plays through HTML 5 if one want to?

Firefox even have H.264 support now.

about two weeks ago
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Philae's Batteries Have Drained; Comet Lander Sleeps

aliquis Re:We may hear from Philae later (337 comments)

Yeah s*.

But the point was how near to the sun do they have to be? And are they really having "monster steam blasts" - whatever that is, explosions? - or is it just melting away on the surface?

Thank you for the pressure part though. So it's vaporized at a lower temperature too (?)
Guess that explain why one see the trails at what I thought might had been a pretty far distance from the sun.

That make it harder for me to have any idea for how violently it may "boil off" relative a surface temperature too.

I have no idea how the surface will be behaving at different times really =P

about two weeks ago
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Japanese Maglev Train Hits 500kph

aliquis Re:kph? (418 comments)

I actually googled furlong and saw that one acre was the area of 1 furlong * 1 chain where 1 furlong supposedly was how long you plow ..

Good measurement I'd say!

"Oh it's how long my field is!"

(Now I kinda wanted to say acre because in Swedish the name of a field you saw crops on is "ker", maybe it's from the English acre?)

1 mile = 8 furlongs
1 furlong = 10 chains
1 chain = 22 yards / 100 links
1 yard = 3 feet
1 feet = 12 inches or 50/33 links.

"Kalpa is a Sanskrit word (Hindi: ààà¥à kalpa) meaning an aeon, or a relatively long period of time (by human calculation) in Hindu and Buddhist cosmology. The concept is first mentioned in the Mahabharata. The definition of a kalpa equaling 4.32 billion years is found in the Puranas (specifically Vishnu Purana and Bhagavata Purana)."

Seem like the Hindus got more of a clue than the Christians.

"Relative long."

Dare I say it will be a hell of a lot of chains in an hindu kalpa?

Maybe it's easier to round it off as 0 googleplex chains per kalpa?

about two weeks ago
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Japanese Maglev Train Hits 500kph

aliquis Re:240km/hr? (418 comments)

magic of airplanes, you don't need to lay tracks and screw up people's property values. something the train nuts can't understand

Yeah. Because everyone wants to live near the airport :)

about two weeks ago
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Japanese Maglev Train Hits 500kph

aliquis Re:kph? (418 comments)

500 km/h?

That's only 0.00000370624 furlongs / light-mile!!

(1 light mile = 1 609.333 / 299 792 458 = 0.00000536815 seconds
500 km / h in m / s = 500000/3600 = 138.888888889 m / s
(500000/3600)*(1609.333/299792458) = 0.00074557736 meters / light mile.
1 meter = 0.00497096954 furlongs
(500000/3600)*(1609.333/299792458)*0.00497096954 = 0.00000370624 furlongs / light-mile.
Now you know how the rest of the world feels!)

about two weeks ago

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Sony-Ericsson Xperia X3 on November the third?

aliquis aliquis writes  |  about 5 years ago

aliquis writes "Looks like Sony-Ericsson is ready to release their first Android phone on the third november. It's rumored to have a 1GHz Snapdragon processor, 8 megapixel camera and WVGA screen. With Android 2 just getting finished can we assume this will be an Android 2 device to? And will it 1-UP the Sholes/Droid or not?"
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Nintendo DSi software will be region locked :(

aliquis aliquis writes  |  more than 6 years ago

aliquis writes "Though eventually not a big issue in the end depending on what Nintendo makes of it, the DSi will be the first Nintendo portable to have region lock for its software.

However its only for DSi titles, who knows if it's obliged for all DSi specific software and also maybe it will only be used when it makes sense for the additional services."

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Nintendo announces DSi

aliquis aliquis writes  |  more than 6 years ago

aliquis writes "So the rumors where true, Nintendo has announced the DSi as a successor for the DS lite. DSi includes two cameras, expanded screens, SD card slot and on-board memor with music playback function and a DS-specific download service, finally it also comes with a web browser. The screens have only increased from 3" to 3.25" but the whole unit has become even smaller! Release in Japan on the 1st November for ¥18,900 or around $ 179.
DS fanboy had the news."

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Sweden votes yes for "FRA-lagen."

aliquis aliquis writes  |  more than 6 years ago

aliquis writes "The voting for the new swedish wiretapping law was supposed to be at 09.00 local time but happened this evening instead after a petition for reconsideration.

The result? 143 votes for and 138 votes against, one person didn't vote.
I was said that if four persons changed their mind it would get voted down, so I guess one in the blue camp did vote no.

It's covered at Svenska Dagbladet in swedish and at The Local in english."

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aliquis aliquis writes  |  more than 7 years ago

aliquis writes "Etrian Odyssey (website uses flash), a nethack/MUD-without-the-MU like game for Nintendo DS was released may the 16th.

The game features classic labyrinth RPG style gaming with over 125 monsters designed by Shin Nagasawa (Final Fantasy IX), nine characters of which you build a party of five, and a map on the lower screen where you draw the looks of the labyrinth using the stylus while you explore it.

Too bad it doesn't seem to contain any multiplayer support :(, graphical MUD on the DS (or any system) would be so sweet."

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