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Ask Slashdot: What Would You Do With Half a Rack of Server Space?

binarylarry Keep It Ready (181 comments)

Keep everything ready, so you can switch back when the cloud services fail and/or your management team changes.

11 hours ago

EFF Releases Wireless Router Firmware For Open Access Points

binarylarry Re:The point? (56 comments)

Do you really trust your mobile telco much more than a random wifi router?

I dont.

5 days ago

EFF Releases Wireless Router Firmware For Open Access Points

binarylarry Re:liability? (56 comments)

You could roll over to their house, connect to their access point and GNAA the fuck out of slashdot to get their IP banned.


5 days ago

EFF Releases Wireless Router Firmware For Open Access Points

binarylarry Re:Can't wait for the cops to bust down my house (56 comments)

Why did someone mod this guy down?

Illegal use of your access point could have serious consequences (unless it somehow confers Common Carrier Protection of Interneting +4 which I'm unaware of)

5 days ago

The Last Three Months Were the Hottest Quarter On Record

binarylarry Re: The GISS adjusted^^^ dataset (552 comments)

quit being such a denier and get in line with the rest of us believers!

Heathen we will burn you unless you repent!

about two weeks ago

Slashdot Asks: Do You Want a Smart Watch?

binarylarry Re:Betteridge answers (381 comments)

You sure do post "an" lot of pro apple comments.

about two weeks ago

The First Person Ever To Die In a Tesla Is a Guy Who Stole One

binarylarry Re: Died Outside a Tesla (443 comments)

hopefully it said some cheesy Arnold ask phrase like "time to split, asshole."

about two weeks ago

Homestar Runner To Return Soon

binarylarry Re:...or... (57 comments)

Great job there, yer pretentious dershbag.

Good on yer!

about three weeks ago

Indie Game Developers Talk About Why They Struck Out On Their Own

binarylarry Re:Grass is always greener (49 comments)

LOL regular paychecks

about three weeks ago

Algorithm-Generated Articles Won't Kill the Journalism Star

binarylarry Haha (29 comments)

Maybe not journalists but perhaps slashdot editors?

I keed, I keed.

Kind of.

about three weeks ago
top Do We Really Need Another JavaScript Framework?

binarylarry Re:Not Ready Yet... (104 comments)

Really fucking wrong, almost all of the 2D is accelerated by the same apis (and use 3d apis underneath).

about three weeks ago

Comcast Executives Appear To Share Cozy Relationships With Regulators

binarylarry Re:Blatant corruption (63 comments)

There you go again, using that crazy 'murican logic.

about three weeks ago

Encryption Keys For Kim Dotcom's Data Can't Be Given To FBI, Court Rules

binarylarry Re:Umm... (149 comments)

Err um yes, I meant Rincewind.

about three weeks ago

Encryption Keys For Kim Dotcom's Data Can't Be Given To FBI, Court Rules

binarylarry Re:Umm... (149 comments)

Breakwind, erm, I mean Brincewind was a character in Pratchett's Disc World novels.

about three weeks ago

Eric Schmidt and Entourage Pay a Call On Cuba

binarylarry Re:I live in Canada (190 comments)

I think it raises the question, is he really Canadian?

about a month ago

Facial Recognition Might Be Coming To Your Car

binarylarry Re: Stop Police! (131 comments)

I've been very pleased with the ElectroVolt system I installed last year.

about a month ago



Blender 2.5 Stable Release

binarylarry binarylarry writes  |  more than 3 years ago

binarylarry (1338699) writes "The Blender Foundation and online developer community is proud to present Blender 2.57. This is the first stable release of the Blender 2.5 series, representing the culmination of many years of redesign and development work.

We name this version "Stable" not only because it's mostly feature complete, but especially thanks to the 1000s of fixes and feature updates we did since the 2.5 beta versions were published.

The next 2 months we will keep working on finishing a couple of left-over 2.5 targets and we expect to get feedback and bug reports from users to handle as well. If all goes well, the 2.58 version then can be the final release of the 2.5 series, with a massive amount of new projects to be added for an exciting cycle of 2.6x versions. Target is to release updates every 2 months this year."

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Stardock rescinds "Gamers Bill of Rights"

binarylarry binarylarry writes  |  more than 3 years ago

binarylarry (1338699) writes "Stardock’s own Gamer’s Bill of Rights is no longer to be found on their site. That’d be the Bill of Rights featuring the proud bulletpoint:

“2. Gamers shall have the right to demand that games be released in a finished state.”

You used to be able to find the bill right here.

PC Gamer are up in arms about it being unfinished in a similar manner to earlier Stardock release, DemiGod, which also came out earlier than its announced release date. PCG go on to quote a post from Stardock CEO Brad Wardell on the Quarter to Three forums in which he responds to a displeased customer, seemingly in absolute contradiction of his own Rule #2:

“the hostility in this thread exceeds my own tolerance for putting up with said hostility.

Also, to anyone, like you Ben, saying the game is like an “early beta” then well, please stay away from our games in the future. I consider it ready for release and if others disagree, don’t buy our games.”

We’ve contacted Stardock for a comment and are awaiting a response."

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Apple bans Adobe CS5 Flash Compiler

binarylarry binarylarry writes  |  more than 4 years ago

binarylarry (1338699) writes "Looks like Adobe's release of CS5 with the Flash-to-native compiler has been nixed by Apple's new user agreement:

"3.3.1 — Applications may only use Documented APIs in the manner prescribed by Apple and must not use or call any private APIs."

When did Apple become the most evil technology company on the planet? I bet the folks at Google are feeling really good about Android's future prospects. This ban also affects MonoTouch and other non Objective-C development platforms for the iPhone/iPad and similar Apple devices."

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