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I'd prefer military fiction books that are ...

boylinux Well written (236 comments)

I don't care when it happens as long as it is not poorly written.

about a year ago

Lobster, a New Game Programming Language, Now Available As Open Source

boylinux Should have named it rock lobster. (153 comments)

Then we could have had fun with the "It wasn't a rock it was a ...Rock Lobster! comments.

about a year and a half ago

French Police End Missing Persons Searches, Suggest Using Facebook

boylinux Re:HELP!!! (95 comments)

As per the article. Searches will continue for minors, and for those who disappear in worrying circumstances -- for example those with suicidal intent, or victims of a crime -- as they are conducted under a different procedure.

about a year and a half ago

27 Reported Killed In Connecticut Elementary School Shooting

boylinux I am incredibly saddened (2987 comments)

I cannot believe that someone could target children like that. My two daughters are the same age as the dead and I will have to hug and hold them for a long while tonight. My heart goes out to those parents.

more than 2 years ago

Microsoft To Apple: Don't Take Your Normal 30% Cut of Office For iOS

boylinux And this is why HTML5 apps will make it big. (724 comments)

You avoid having to pay for different developper licenses and losing a cut of the costs. As browsers and javascript engines get better and developpers get smarter then we won't have to be tied into walled gardens. Then we will just have to work at getting pricing down for wireless plans.

more than 2 years ago

Tapping Shale Reserves, US Would Become World's Top Oil Producer By 2017

boylinux Convert to a renewable resource. (467 comments)

We should all be looking at burning Zombies from now on in. It will become the biggest renewable resource in the near future. If you get the loading mechanism right you can even refuel on the run.

more than 2 years ago

Bye ACTA, Hello CETA

boylinux Wow a lot of demands frmo EU. (225 comments)

As a Canadian it looks like the EU is trying to butthurt me through this agreement. I hope Mr Geist gets on this.

more than 2 years ago

I reach my workplace, primarily/typically, by:

boylinux Re:I wake up at it? (566 comments)

Rolling out of bed is human power. Especially if it your wife doing it for you.

more than 2 years ago

What security policy will the TSA adopt next?

boylinux Re:Flying naked (554 comments)

Have you seen some of the Air Canada in-flight attendants? No thanks.

more than 4 years ago

Would You Use a Free Netbook From Google?

boylinux What happens if you do not have net access (435 comments)

I'm still trying to figure out these things will work in non-internet environments? Is it only a brick in places like jets and traveling in cars?

more than 5 years ago

Sci-Fi Shows and Movies Should Stop...

boylinux Best poll in months (708 comments)

Wow, where can find more polls like this. This is the best one by far in months.

more than 5 years ago

Most Irritating Industry

boylinux Missing Option - Insurance (201 comments)

You never notice how bad they are until you need them... And when you need them you are usually in a bad way... Not a good combination in my books.

more than 6 years ago



Eee Pc Launched finally.

boylinux boylinux writes  |  more than 7 years ago

boylinux (775361) writes "Taiwan's Asustek (2357.TW: Quote, Profile, Research) said on Tuesday it will sell its new low-cost laptop PCs to consumers for as little as T$7,999 ($245) apiece, as it takes aim at more casual users in developed markets. The new line of notebooks, called Eee PCs, will retail from T$7,999 to T$13,888, with Asustek targeting women and children for consumer sales, President Jonathan Tsang said at an event to launch the new line.

Finally released. I can't wait to get my hands on one."

Link to Original Source

boylinux boylinux writes  |  more than 7 years ago

boylinux (775361) writes "Today Microsoft Corp. (Nasdaq: MSFT) and Linux platform provider Xandros Inc.
announced a broad collaboration agreement based on a set of technical,
business, marketing and intellectual property commitments. These
commitments provide customers with enhanced interoperability, more
effective systems management solutions, and intellectual property
assurances, all of which extend a bridge between open source and commercial
software and deliver customers real value in mixed systems environments.

http://www.prnewswire.com/cgi-bin/stories.pl?ACCT= 104&STORY=/www/story/06-04-2007/0004600918&EDATE="

boylinux boylinux writes  |  more than 7 years ago

boylinux (775361) writes ""The melting of snow cover in regions in January 2005 was the most significant Antarctic melting seen since satellites began observing the continent three decades ago, NASA said Tuesday."

""Antarctica has shown little to no warming in the recent past, with the exception of the Antarctic Peninsula, but now large regions are showing the first signs of the impacts of warming as interpreted by this satellite analysis," said Steffen in a statement."

http://www.cbc.ca/technology/story/2007/05/16/scie nce-antarctic-melt.html"


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