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Army Gives Robo Jeeps a Go

anexkahn Re:Looting (81 comments)

just because they are unmanned, doesnt mean they have to be unarmed

more than 3 years ago
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Intel Completes McAfee Acquisition

anexkahn Re:Speaking as an admin ... (95 comments)

I deal with the DAT distribution problem by using a Windows DFS Share. I created a DFS Share which replicates to each office, then Mcafee dumps the DAT and other files onto the DFS Share. Windows then does the differencing using RDC (Remote Differential Compression). The workstations are setup to use a secondary repository which points to the DFS share.

Doing it this way means I don't have hundreds of computers pulling their DATs over the WAN and there is less to send over the WAN because of RDC.

I agree that Mcafee should do something about this, but I have found this to be the best method of DAT distribution at this time.

more than 3 years ago
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Bandwidth Being Throttled In Bahrain?

anexkahn It must be a conspiracy... (69 comments)

Do these tweeting birds also have hats made of tin foil? I know revolution is popular over there right now, but does that mean that anything that happens now points toward it?

more than 3 years ago
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BlackBerry Devices May Run Android Apps

anexkahn Re:Consumer Victory (158 comments)

I have been known to throw my blackberry curve across the room when it wakes me up on Sunday morning. It still works as well as the day I got it. It also has 3x the battery life of my Motorola Milestone. (Yes I have two phones, Work and Personal).

There are not very many phones with the battery life, durability, and functionality of my blackberry.

more than 3 years ago
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TSA To Make Pat-Downs More Embarrassing To Encourage Scanner Use

anexkahn Petition to Stop the use of Body Scanners (642 comments)

For those who are fed up with these Body Scanners, please sign my petition to have them stopped. I will be sending this petition to our representatives in Congress. Please spread the link around. The more signatures we get, the more effective the petition is. Post it on your facebook, website, email your firends.

http://www.petitiononline.com/BodyScan/petition.html

more than 4 years ago
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EPIC Files Lawsuit To Suspend Airport Body Scanner Use

anexkahn Sign Petition to Stop the use of Full Body Scanner (559 comments)

I am circulating a petition which I plan to mail to our various representatives in congress regarding this issue. If you feel the government should stop the use of these infernal contraptions, please sign my petition. Please help spread the link around to whoever you can. Post it on your facebook; website, email your friends.

http://www.petitiononline.com/BodyScan/petition.html

more than 4 years ago
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Wireless PCIe To Enable Remote Graphics Cards

anexkahn hmmmm...... (181 comments)

Can I use this with my phone?

more than 4 years ago
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Electric Cars Won't Strain the Power Grid

anexkahn Re:2 kilowatts? (438 comments)

Well, the Chevy Volt has about 40 miles of range on the batteries. They did this because most people drive less than 40 miles on a typical day, that would cut your 7.5 kw down to 5 kw. Not sure how to trim it down more, maybe lighter vehicles than you used in your calculation?

more than 4 years ago
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Building a Homemade Nuclear Reactor In NYC

anexkahn Fusion or Fission? (219 comments)

Did they really mean Fusion, or did they mean Fission?

I was under the impression that a Fusion reactor was a little harder to build.

more than 4 years ago
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NASA Warns of Potential "Huge Space Storm" In 2013

anexkahn Tin Foil Hats? (464 comments)

Time to make another tiny Tinfoil hat for my Phone, and a Great Big one for my Computer!

more than 4 years ago
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Recent Sales Hint That Tape For Storage Is Far From Dead

anexkahn Disk to Disk Backups (228 comments)

Or organization uses Disk to Disk backups. Meaning we backup our SAN to a secondary SAN, then that secondary SAN replicates to an offsite SAN. So we end up with 3 copies of our data.

The problem with Disk to Disk vs Tape: One day someone who didn't understand LUNS mounted the same LUN onto multiple servers and the two servers managed to clobber a bunch of the backups on the secondary SAN. Its harder to do that with tape....but tape has it's own issues.

My recommendation? Disk to Disk to Tape. Use the backups you store on your disks to do your quick restores and use tapes as your off-site backup. It is probably the most cost effective solution, and since the tapes are not plugged into anything no one can touch your server and instantly wipe out ALL of your backups.

more than 4 years ago
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Tegra-Based Android Devices To Get Space MMO Vendetta Online

anexkahn Re:Can we have a shipping platform? (62 comments)

I totally feel the same way. I keep seeing all these awesome things at all these trade shows, and no one will sell them...It's like, look what we can do, but you can't have it!!!!

more than 4 years ago
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Google Releases Chrome 5.0 For Win/Mac/Linux

anexkahn Re:Google is catching on fast (347 comments)

I don't know whats worse, a produce with version 1000000000.0 or version 1.234.325.234.53 Google seems to be going for the first option.

more than 4 years ago
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Why We Still Need OSI

anexkahn OSI Foundation? (108 comments)

I was thinking OSI Model when I ready the title of the article....a little confusing.

more than 4 years ago

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