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Netflix Creates Qwikster For DVD Only Business

boxxa Uh oh (481 comments)

From a financial standpoint, this sounds like the Netflix business of streaming is trying to prevent the DVD business side from bankrupting it.

more than 2 years ago
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Wikileaks Reveals BitTorrent Lawsuit Background

boxxa Nice work (209 comments)

THIS is what Wikileaks should be doing. Helping expose corrupt organizations that push government to act and pursue certain things.

about 3 years ago
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Mac OS X Lion LDAP Vulnerability Emerges

boxxa Re:Security theater a little (97 comments)

LDAP if interfacing with AD can get you user credentials for domain admins, server admins, server name objects, login history with IP ranges, etc. Simply a user login can get you email access to anyone in the company and I am sure no matter what company you work for, your CEO would not be happy with their emails getting leaked.

about 3 years ago
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Can You Really Be Traced From an IP Address?

boxxa Not with a reasonable doubt (246 comments)

Ya in theory you could translate the IP back to the area and the MAC possibly on their switch of the router to the customer device if they kept that detailed of records of what modems they sent out to each location however you still would not get past the problem that if 5 people are using a internet connection, you can't pin down which one actually did the downloading by IP address alone which in a normal legal system is not enough to convict. If it was a murder trial and you have your suspect down to 5 people, you wont get a conviction so it shouldn't be any different for electronic crime.

more than 3 years ago
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Man Pays $200,000 To Save Fake Online Girlfriend

boxxa 200K? (464 comments)

I wish I had 200k to wire period.

more than 3 years ago
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What Would You Do With Open.org?

boxxa Adsense (239 comments)

Email me. I will send you my Adsense code that you can fill it with for me. Kthxbye.

more than 3 years ago
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Pirated App Sold On Mac App Store

boxxa A for effort (334 comments)

I definitely give the person who put the pirated version on the app store an A for effort.

more than 3 years ago
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Stem Cell Research Running Into IP Brick Walls

boxxa goodbye! (131 comments)

ah yes. way to go American government. lets send another industry that could create jobs and money for the country elsewhere because of our ridiculous laws due to money backed lobbyists.

more than 3 years ago
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Russian Media Link Moscow Bombing With Modern Warfare 2 Scene

boxxa right (91 comments)

ive been playing violent video games for years. i not once have considered my self suddenly skilled at anything other than witty comebacks at 12 year olds for all the "training" i've done in games.

more than 3 years ago
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Jimmy Wales Declares App Store Models a Threat

boxxa marketing marketing marketing... (334 comments)

i agree that app stores do bring a new level of control and threaten the openness of devices however it does provide a larger distribution center for smaller developers. the ability to use another app store or source is a huge plus which is what android seems to have going for them. Cydia brought this to the iPhone but it will be nice to see the ability to turn on other app store abilities like you can on android.

more than 3 years ago
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FreeBSD Running On PS3

boxxa Hardware (127 comments)

Yes, you could run BSD in the OtherOS feature but the benefit to this method is that there is access to the direct hardware such as the GPU which wasn't available before. This is booting a true OS now instead of a OS inside the PlayStation OS.

more than 3 years ago
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Houston We Have a Problem

boxxa Re:That's one small step for ? (116 comments)

How entertaining would it have been if he fell off the ladder or something. A slightly weightless tumble down a ladder on international tv.

more than 3 years ago
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Thin Client, Or Fat Client? That Is the Question

boxxa Security mostly (450 comments)

Anytime I have seen them, the user requirement for a computer such as a call center was minimal or a organization with very little IT staff so it helped with having one person to manage the clients and if one broke, swap it out quickly. The big plus of them is forcing what your users can access, knowing their work space is secure, and controlling what comes in and out of the organizations network since the workspace is in a container. Ya they are easy to mange and simple but with most of the SSL VPN devices out there now offering a similar controled desktop cache, the need for them is getting smaller and smaller.

more than 3 years ago
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TSA Pats Down 3-Year-Old

boxxa Oh my god shut up. (1135 comments)

I am so sick of these articles. The terrorist camps are using kids to carry explosives, weapons, etc. Just because a 3 year old is adorable and innocent in our western culture, to some terrorist groups its just a vehicle to transport a explosive device. Seriously, let anyone who complains about being searched all fly on their own airplane with the rest of the people who don't want to be violated and let the rest of us be the normal flights. I hate this mentality that flying on an airplane suddenly is in the bill of rights next to freedom of speech. Its a privilege and if you don't want to be searched and have the government violate your privacy then drive yourself or walk

more than 2 years ago
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Stuxnet Was Designed To Subtly Interfere With Uranium Enrichment

boxxa Its ok (334 comments)

Hey at least they still could get to Facebook and MySpace there.

more than 3 years ago
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Shadow Scholar Details Student Cheating

boxxa Duh. (542 comments)

There is cheating in college?! No way. A lot of the papers including research and also computer science classes are full of cheating. People would pay $100 a project that took you maybe 2 hours if you knew what you are doing and near$1,000 for research papers. Its become a pretty marketable business and there is a lot of sites that have always taken advantage of it. It will always win too since the work people are doing for paying "client" is submitted to the person and not posted online to get caught by plagiarism crawlers.

more than 3 years ago
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Aerial Drone To Hunt For Life On Mars

boxxa Not Likely (152 comments)

With all the drones and rovers we have sent there, I fell like something would have shown up and wondered WTF that silver thing thats driving around is. Intelligent life is random in the galaxy based on a lot of theories. I personally think we should stick to that and come up with ways to find resources we can harvest on other planets then trying to build a Moon or Marse base. Bringing back massive ships of minerals and compounds from the moon, mars and other nearby planets is a lot closer than the idea of surviving millions of miles from Earth.

more than 3 years ago
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1928 Time Traveler Caught On Film?

boxxa Intresting.... (685 comments)

It is pretty wild to see but come on, if she was really talking on a cell phone/satellite phone: a) was there capable towers and satellites at that time to even communicate with b) why isn't no one freaking out that some lady is talking on a "future device" It was probably a two way radio or other device. Most of that stuff was around in the early 1920's.

more than 3 years ago
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Are Games Getting Easier?

boxxa Mainstream wins (854 comments)

I think they aim the game for the more general public. Games are getting more mainstream than ever so there is the line to stay on that keeps the casual gamer into your game and the hardcore gamer motivated. MW2 and Halo have done a good job with the multiplayer to keep the game fun along with adding the special ops part as something different but if a game wants to be big in the large public, its gotta have more of a store line and fun factor than complexity IMO.

more than 3 years ago
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Obama Wants Broader Internet Wiretap Authority

boxxa Re:Bad timing. (646 comments)

Exactly. This and also net neutrality are why we need to get more younger voters out there and voting against this crap. The large voter base thats above the tech generation just sees "anti-terrorist" and thinks they are doing the country a favor by voting for this garbage.

more than 3 years ago

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boxxa boxxa writes  |  more than 7 years ago

boxxa writes "My graduation is approaching soon and I have begun the job search that many students go into. Since I wish to get out of the area where I am currently in school, the job hunt has gone online. My question is what type of jobs are posted online? My resume is on Monster.com and I carry quite a background with expierence in networking which is the career path I have chosen, but all the calls I seem to get are low level tech and PC jobs. Has anyone else experienced this? Is Monster.com and other sites like Yahoo! Jobs mostly recruiters and other low level postings for the lazy person to find while the larger companies in the US are waiting for people to find their postings in different places? Lastly, what other alternatives are there to finding jobs around the US?"

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