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Survey: 56 Percent of US Developers Expect To Become Millionaires

binarylarry Re:Holy shit (366 comments)

It said "expect" not "can expect."

AlthoughYouShouldHaveAlreadyRealizedThat

11 hours ago
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How Does Heartbleed Alter the 'Open Source Is Safer' Discussion?

binarylarry Re:Open source was never safer (526 comments)

Hahaha, this is hilarious that the GP is +5 insightful.

yesterday
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How Amazon Keeps Cutting AWS Prices: Cheapskate Culture

binarylarry Re:Economy Class Only (143 comments)

Little planes can also be scary as fuck.

2 days ago
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Commenters To Dropbox CEO: Houston, We Have a Problem

binarylarry Re:And the attempt to duplicate their efforts resu (445 comments)

The Iraq War was a message to those in the middle east who support or push terrorism.

It told them that you won't be able to attack the United States with impunity and that we WILL show up on your door step and people you care about WILL die because of your actions.

4 days ago
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Ask Slashdot: How To Start With Linux In the Workplace?

binarylarry Re:The department gives the hint. (450 comments)

No way. We need something like Gentoo here, ideally running some kind of CPU robbing bit coin mining software in the background.

Why? Because fuck end users, that's why.

about a week ago
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Scientists/Actress Say They Were 'Tricked' Into Geocentric Universe Movie

binarylarry Re:Not the first time this has happened (639 comments)

I wonder if Ben Stein was involved in this? Sounds like a Ben Stein Joint.

about a week ago
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Amazon's Fire TV: Is It Worth Game Developers' Time?

binarylarry Re:Sounds like a Steam Box (88 comments)

Riiight, because Steam isn't a closed garden (???).

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about two weeks ago
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Amazon's Fire TV: Is It Worth Game Developers' Time?

binarylarry Re:Sounds like a Steam Box (88 comments)

Riiight, because Steam isn't a closed garden (???).

about two weeks ago
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TSA Missed Boston Bomber Because His Name Was Misspelled In a Database

binarylarry Re:His name was diabolical! (275 comments)

Hey I knew that guy in college! Little Tommy Bin Laden we called him...

about three weeks ago
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NSA Hacked Huawei, Stole Source Code

binarylarry Re:Wow !! (287 comments)

Huawei so serious?

about three weeks ago
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How Do You Backup 20TB of Data?

binarylarry Re: Don't bother. (983 comments)

Exactly, do you really need to hoard all that content?

about a month ago
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iRobot CEO: Humanoid Robots Too Expensive To Be the Norm

binarylarry Re:Different jobs, different needs (122 comments)

See it's strategic vision like this that gets you into that coveted Senior Terminator Solutions Architect position within malevolent sentient lifeforms like Skynet LLC.

Upper management potential here folks.

Remember, kill all humans!

about a month ago
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iRobot CEO: Humanoid Robots Too Expensive To Be the Norm

binarylarry Re:R2D2 (122 comments)

Lucas shot first.

about a month ago
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Autodesk Says It's Killing Softimage Development, Support

binarylarry Re:Just Download Blender (85 comments)

Cue maya/3dsmax fan boy or random internal troll encounter.

about a month ago
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Interview: Ask Eric Raymond What You Will

binarylarry Dear ESR (126 comments)

What is it like being the Paris Hilton of the Open Source Movement?

about a month and a half ago
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Apple Closes OpenNI the Open Source Kinect Framework

binarylarry Re:Shutdowning (82 comments)

METAPROTIP: When you meta correct someone's grammar, usage, or mechanics, it's more polite to add a topical comment as well.

BURMA SHAVE

about a month and a half ago

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Blender 2.5 Stable Release

binarylarry binarylarry writes  |  about 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  |  about 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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