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European Space Agency Picks Site For First Comet Landing In November

blackt0wer Nice title (35 comments)

Did anyone else read this title and wonder where in the EU they were going to land a comet?

about 3 months ago
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Ask Slashdot: What To Do After Digitizing VHS Tapes?

blackt0wer Multiple layers (268 comments)

If you're concerned with keeping them for a long long time, consider using flash, magnetic, and optical storage. Blue-Ray burners are pretty cheap now days, as are big multiple terabyte drives.

about 3 months ago
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Modular Hive Homes Win Mars Base Design Competition

blackt0wer Meaningless without drive (61 comments)

These design competitions are great for inspiring the creativity, but we, as a species are not motivated enough to colonize another planet. Until that changes, nothing substantial will happen.

about 4 months ago
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Gene Therapy Converts Heart Cells Into "Biological Pacemakers"

blackt0wer Heart warming (26 comments)

Advances like this will unquestionably lead to better patient outcomes following heart failure.

about 5 months ago
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Malaysian Passenger Plane Reportedly Shot Down Over Ukraine

blackt0wer Obama on vacation (752 comments)

Just in, Obama is at Martha's Vinyard, he's very upset with Russia for interrupting his $12Million dollar taxpayer vacation.

about 5 months ago
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Google's Project Zero Aims To Find Exploits Before Attackers Do

blackt0wer Google = Skynet (62 comments)

First it was accessing and data-basing "open" wifi, now they want to hack everything. Google is Skynet 1.0

about 5 months ago
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People Who Claim To Worry About Climate Change Don't Cut Energy Use

blackt0wer No real surprise (710 comments)

Global warming is a money/power grab, the ultimate in "Do as I say, not as I do" diplomacy.

about 5 months ago
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AMD FirePro W9100 16GB Workstation GPU Put To the Test

blackt0wer Litecoins (42 comments)

But how many KH/s does it do?

about 5 months ago
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Obama Administration Says the World's Servers Are Ours

blackt0wer Re:Obama apologetists? (749 comments)

Your argument would be valid if your assumptions about me were true, as they're not, and you've resorted to petty personal attacks as opposed to a concise argument, you're just another mouth-breathing waste of Tax money.

about 5 months ago
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Obama Administration Says the World's Servers Are Ours

blackt0wer Obama apologetists? (749 comments)

Dear world, I'm sorry for how terribly the Obama administration has treated you. Please realize that all but a small minority of the American people (the legitimate ones) do not stand for these egregious acts. We simply have no channel in this vacuum of power and voice through which to enact change. In short, our hands are tied. Please do not take a sour view of Americans in light of Obama's views. PS. In case you're going to comment me back, with something with respect to Bush, piss off. Obama has had 5 years and he controlled both houses at the beginning of his term. Every problem we face today is because of, or has been made worse by, the Obama administration.

about 5 months ago
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University of Cambridge Offers Free Online Raspberry Pi Course

blackt0wer Finally, a 12 step... (99 comments)

Finally, a 12 step program you might actually complete successfully.

more than 2 years ago
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Russia's New Secure Android Tablet Keeps Data From Google

blackt0wer Re:As bad as Google may be (127 comments)

So that Google can sell your data to the Kremlin?

more than 2 years ago
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Download With Caution: Romney, Obama Campaign Apps Have Privacy Flaws

blackt0wer The bigger question is... (106 comments)

Who downloads a campaign app? What do you gain from that, that you cannot find on the news, twitter, or Youtube?

more than 2 years ago
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Ask Slashdot: Where To Report Script Kiddies and Other System Attacks?

blackt0wer Report them to your black list.. (241 comments)

Really, no government agency is going to give a red cent about some 14 year old running scripts against your machines unless you're a major contributor or hold government office.

more than 2 years ago
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Can the UK Create Something To Rival Silicon Valley?

blackt0wer Nope (395 comments)

The UK has more taxes than citizens it seems. There are literally too many mouths to feed for the greedy government folk to give the tax breaks that it'll take for them to draw business into their country.

more than 2 years ago
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IT Industry Presidential Poll: 'Not Sure' Beats Both Obama and Romney

blackt0wer What's the difference? (238 comments)

Romney and Obama both serve special interests.. the only real difference I can see is that one can prove he's eligible to be President of the United States and the other has used every trick in the book to conceal his true self. Pick the devil you know or the one you don't. Either way, the people lose.

more than 2 years ago
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Facebook's Project Prism, Corona Could Ease Data Crunch

blackt0wer Facebook status quo (19 comments)

So Facebook is finding ways to further mine user data? Given their poor stock performance, a shrinking legitimate user base, and a more savvy audience, I'm sure this is just a veiled attempt to sell your data to more people through "innovation".

more than 2 years ago
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Ask Slashdot: Single-Handed Keyboard Options For Coding?

blackt0wer Morse Code?! (147 comments)

http://www.tandemmaster.org/home.html I don't know how well you know Morse Code, but you can use it as a total keyboard replacement. One handed typing all day long. Quadriplegics use it with a bite sensor for typing.

more than 2 years ago

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