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Chinese Couple Sells Children To Support Online Game Addiction

baka_toroi Re:Silly season much (131 comments)

This in in the first line. This is the second line. And this is the third line, with an empty line in between.

Except it's not, because Slashdot is a piece of shit and requires you to use the break html tag, which not everyone knows about. Maybe it's been fixed in Slashdot beta, I don't know.

about a week ago
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IBM To Invest $3 Billion For Semiconductor Research

baka_toroi Re:Dumbed down summary (68 comments)

>Implying Slashdot editors are in touch with its userbase

about two weeks ago
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HR Chief: Google Sexual, Racial Diversity "Not Where We Want to Be"

baka_toroi Re:Equally Important Question (593 comments)

Are you actually implying Indians are not Asians or what?

about 1 month ago
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Apple Confirms Purchase of Beats For $3 Billion

baka_toroi Re:Only 110K people who have figured out how to... (188 comments)

Lots of people have stopped using the desktop in any significant way. I think apps are the default access route for most people nowadays. (Of course, I'm pulling this from my ass).

about 2 months ago
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Fixing the Pain of Programming

baka_toroi Re:this is why my kids won't be coders (294 comments)

Jesus fucking Christ, not this shit. What made your generation so special and great? Here's a hint: nothing. You were as mediocre (or as great!) as the current generation. I'm honestly getting sick of all these old farts thinking they were the shit when there's nothing particularly outstanding about them.

Yes, discipline is getting a bit behind. So what? We should focus on improving that, not just say "kids nowadays are dumb." Cutting down on social media, smartphones and porn will help. Don't you think we should focus on showing what impact abusing these things will have? For fucks sake, when I taught computers to old people I realized the have one of the shortest attention spans I've ever seen.

about 2 months ago
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Should Microsoft Be Required To Extend Support For Windows XP?

baka_toroi Re:Linux needs to step up (650 comments)

Really bad, because Linux is shit (unfortunately).

inb4 "most servers use Linux!". Well, we're talking about a desktop OS.

about 3 months ago
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Ask Slashdot: How Can I Prepare For the Theft of My Android Phone?

baka_toroi Re:Physical security? (374 comments)

What is reasonable about his question? The part in which he is an autist? Go fuck yourself.

about 4 months ago
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Ask Slashdot: How Can I Prepare For the Theft of My Android Phone?

baka_toroi Re:Physical security? (374 comments)

It seems Lady Luck has bestowed you with the privilege of being born in a first-world country. Good for you!

about 4 months ago
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How Jan Koum Steered WhatsApp Into $16B Facebook Deal

baka_toroi Re:why do people use WhatsApp? (136 comments)

You don't get unlimited texting in every country.

about 5 months ago
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How Jan Koum Steered WhatsApp Into $16B Facebook Deal

baka_toroi Re:Terrible trend (136 comments)

I agree. It's so fucking ridiculous I have to use my tiny and shitty touchscreen when I have a full-sized keyboard in front of me.

I ended up using a keyboard server (through wi-fi) in order to type on my PC.

about 5 months ago
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Ask Slashdot: Best Options For Ongoing Education?

baka_toroi Re:the 'meat' of the learning (149 comments)

But I don't want a heart, I want to improve my skillset

about 5 months ago
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Star Trek Economics

baka_toroi gfdsnjgsd (888 comments)

Most estimates show a bell-curve type of population growth. I think it is around 13 or 14 billion where it would peak and then it will go back down.

So I don't think he's that off. We waste tons of food a day.

about 5 months ago
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FBI: $10,000 Reward For Info On Anyone Who Points a Laser At an Aircraft

baka_toroi Re:This isn't the best way to handle the problem (445 comments)

I thought the same, but what if the technology isn't there? I know nothing about lasers or laser-resisting windows, just asking a question.

about 5 months ago
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Foxconn Building Factories In Indonesia

baka_toroi Re:Are you certain? (75 comments)

Well, mobile phone != smartphone
They could have millions of Nokia 1100 for all we know (with that data).

about 5 months ago
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FCC Wants To Trial Shift From Analog Phone Networks To Digital

baka_toroi Re:There is (probably) no analog phone network any (218 comments)

Can't VoIP detect a fax/modem signal and avoid treating it like voice? For instance, the codec hears a fax handshake and then stops using lossy audio compression, or at least, lossy compression that doesn't destroy all data.

I see there's a standard, T.38 (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/T.38). I wonder if it's already implemented in VoIP services, and if it isn't, why they don't do it.

about 6 months ago
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Nintendo Could Base Comeback On Improving Peoples' Health

baka_toroi Re:3ds (129 comments)

You are a fucking idiot. That's that the facts say.

about 6 months ago
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Nintendo Could Base Comeback On Improving Peoples' Health

baka_toroi 3ds (129 comments)

Sure, throw into the garbage the profitable console from Nintendo. Genius! It's evident you're not aware the struggling console from Nintendo is the Wii U. The portable 3DS is chugging alone more than fine.

about 6 months ago
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BlackBerry Posts $4.4 Billion Loss, Will Outsource To Foxconn

baka_toroi Strategic investment? (141 comments)

Can anybody more versed in PR speak please translate what "strategic investment" means?

about 7 months ago
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Winamp Shutting Down On December 20

baka_toroi Re:FB2K FTW (400 comments)

Gee, thank you grandpa! Now I'll continue to buy more records and clean my walkman after I fix my VCR.
Do you have any other obsolete idea to share?

about 8 months ago
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Winamp Shutting Down On December 20

baka_toroi Re:FB2K FTW (400 comments)

Huh, that's strange. My experience and that of my friends is the complete opposite. Maybe Winamp has improved dramatically on that aspect since 2011?

about 8 months ago

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The unfortunate tale of Rory Kimberly; a shameful situation

baka_toroi baka_toroi writes  |  more than 4 years ago

Dear diary: today I farted on a SoaC. It was a blissful experience, seeing those crumbles of rotten gas impact all the bits and bolts of the ARM-based processor. I heard once about a girl who tried to do it with an Intel Quad Core (Alas, the specific model has not been disclosed). Suffice to say she ended up the rest of her days in a madhouse. God forbid anyone doing such a thing with a SPARC. His or her soul shall be coursed for several eternities.

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