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Texas Town Turns To Treated Sewage For Drinking Water

bkcallahan Re:Ewww... (242 comments)

Homeopathy *is* the joke in there...

about two weeks ago

Clueless About Card Data Hack, PF Chang's Reverts To Imprinting Devices

bkcallahan Dumpster Diving (142 comments)

So all you have to do is get the carbons from the trash now for those, like back in the 80s??

about a month and a half ago

Hundreds of Cities Wired With Fiber, But Telecom Lobbying Keeps It Unusable

bkcallahan Re:Government of the people ? (347 comments)

No, we're supposed to be a Constitutional Republic. Weren't you quizzed on this for your citizenship?

about 2 months ago

Emory University SCCM Server Accidentally Reformats All Computers Campus-wide

bkcallahan Re:Cool (564 comments)

We use Casper for OS X at my place.

about 2 months ago

The Feds Accidentally Mailed Part of A $350K Drone To Some College Kid

bkcallahan Re:Knee Jerk Reaction (157 comments)

How the fuck am I supposed to have a proper knee jerk reaction to such a horrible summary?

You seem to be doing fine, relax!

about 3 months ago

Applying Pavlovian Psychology to Password Management

bkcallahan Re:A Revelation for all (288 comments)

It's 616 actually...biblical scholars sucked at math (amongst a few other things.)

about 3 months ago

Anonymous's Latest Target: Boston Children's Hospital

bkcallahan Re:All I can say to that is... (329 comments)

Probably better than being in a coffin all day...

about 3 months ago

Why Portland Should Have Kept Its Water, Urine and All

bkcallahan Homeopathy anyone? (332 comments)

Don't worry folks, the dose was at approved homeopathic dilution.

about 3 months ago

Seven Habits of Highly Effective Unix Admins

bkcallahan Re:What... (136 comments)

You have the ringer on?

about 4 months ago

Federal Bill Would Criminalize Revenge Porn Websites

bkcallahan Re:Freedom of Speech? (328 comments)

"The only freedom which counts is the freedom to do what some other people think to be wrong. There is no point in demanding freedom to do that which all will applaud. All the so-called liberties or rights are things which have to be asserted against others who claim that if such things are to be allowed their own rights are infringed or their own liberties threatened. This is always true, even when we speak of the freedom to worship, of the right of free speech or association, or of public assembly. If we are to allow freedoms at all there will constantly be complaints that either the liberty itself or the way in which it is exercised is being abused, and, if it is a genuine freedom, these complaints will often be justified. There is no way of having a free society in which there is not abuse. Abuse is the very hallmark of liberty."

about 4 months ago

U.S. Court: Chinese Search Engine's Censorship Is 'Free Speech'

bkcallahan Re:What. (284 comments)

Wasn't a stoner. Try the crackheads over there ->

about 4 months ago

Introducing a Calendar System For the Information Age

bkcallahan Re:Um no (224 comments)

It's Daylight Saving Time -- you know the difference between a verb and a noun, right?

about 3 months ago

Ask Slashdot: Moving From Tech Support To Development?

bkcallahan Re:Java (133 comments)

Java: Runs on 4 Billion devices, runs on 8 of them well.

about 4 months ago

A Call For Rollbacks To Previous Versions of Software

bkcallahan Re:New Mac Pro sans Windows 7 (199 comments)

Where I work, we have 5k OSX users and most, if not all, have a VM running Win7 (Out of ~35k users) -- including myself on one of my MacPros (The other is too old to effectively do it). I also have two windows machines (desktop and laptop).

about 4 months ago

Bitcoin Inventor Satoshi Nakamoto Outed By Newsweek

bkcallahan Re:Why? (390 comments)

You need to find different contacts, an assassin should cost you .5 BTC at most.

about 5 months ago


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