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The GoDaddy Saga Continues

ca111a tranferring to Namecheap? (203 comments)

I might as well. But NOT TODAY - why put such a strain on their services...

about 2 years ago
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Java Apps Have the Most Flaws, Cobol the Least

ca111a Re:SQL too (435 comments)

BHB for true symmetrical redundancy.

I think OHO would be even better... Or, OOO. But, of course, if you really want true symmetrical mufti-dimensional redundancy, then you have to go with just O

more than 2 years ago
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Skype Goes After Reverse-Engineering

ca111a Re:RIP Skype (207 comments)

Skype was like this long before Microsoft. Fring supported video calls to Skype clients for several months, then Skype blocked it: http://blog.fring.com/en/?p=2322

about 3 years ago
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"World's Most Relaxing Music" Composed

ca111a not music (239 comments)

This is white noise. Or generated sound. I wouldn't call it "music" if it's composed using science instead of talent and inspiration...

more than 3 years ago
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Girls Go Geek Again

ca111a it looks like... (378 comments)

women are now returning to computer science

Where?!!!

more than 3 years ago
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Germany Considers Banning Wild Facebook Parties

ca111a Re:I always thought... (100 comments)

Not sure towing would work... Germany is more compact/urban, they have real public transportation and use it (unlike us here in the US).

more than 3 years ago
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Mail Service Costs Netflix 20x More Than Streaming

ca111a USPS (473 comments)

...could try becoming an alternative ISP. The one where public interests count...

more than 3 years ago
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North Magnetic Pole Racing Toward Siberia

ca111a Everyone brace (187 comments)

for the incoming flood of "in soviet Russia" jokes...

more than 2 years ago
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2010 Election Results Are In

ca111a Re:Obama should just call for elections (1530 comments)

Three questions:

  1. Did the premiums not go up last year (or the year before last)?
  2. If "Yes" on the previous - did the premiums go up faster this year then before?
  3. Do you really expect a reform of such proportion to have an immediate effect?

about 4 years ago
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Wal-Mart To Launch Unlimited Wireless Family Plan

ca111a Re:Stop Sleepwalking! (278 comments)

let's just hope T-Mobile has coverage in the middle of nowhere...

more than 4 years ago
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Interstellar Hydrogen Prevents Light-Speed Travel?

ca111a Re:simple solution: (546 comments)

improbability donut - here, corrected that for ya :)

more than 4 years ago
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Sitting Down Too Long Is Bad Even If You Exercise

ca111a Re:My excuse (376 comments)

I biked to work couple times, but then decided not to. The problem is - you share the road with *cars*. So, unless there is a dedicated bike trail or a separate bike lane, it is simply too dangerous. First: the drivers do not want to share the road with a slow moving object - not only bikes, but even seniors for example. Fortunately for seniors, they are usually inside very big and somewhat safe cars. Bicyclists are not. Second: chances of staying intact in an accident for a bicyclist are much lower compared to those of a car driver/passenger. Now, let's combine the first and the second... And I haven't even started with bad weather, visibility issues or intentional desire to hurt a bicyclist (ugly, but possible).

more than 4 years ago
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Astronomers Discover 33 Pairs of Waltzing Black Holes

ca111a A bit late (101 comments)

For the holidays, isn't it. If they only did it before Christmas...

more than 4 years ago
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The Nuking of Duke Nukem

ca111a Re:Never mind the sourcecode (325 comments)

The Strippers Motion Association of America holds a copyright on those. But there still might be a way to capture that data live for $20 or so...

more than 4 years ago
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Offset Bad Code, With Bad Code Offsets

ca111a Re:Deliberately bad? (279 comments)

Can give it as a gift, then - you purchase this offset so that somebody else can deliberately write bad code.

more than 4 years ago
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Is That Sushi Hazardous To Your Health?

ca111a Re:post (554 comments)

Only on \. this story can be rated "5, Informative" and not "Funny". Thanks for sharing!

about 5 years ago
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Most Mac Owners Also Own a Windows PC, But Not Vice Versa

ca111a Re:CALLING CAPTAIN OBVIOUS! (814 comments)

You give it to the kids

you give kids a Windows computer?!!! You are a monster!

more than 5 years ago
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Shuttleworth Suggests 1-Way Valve For User Experience Testing

ca111a film it (757 comments)

1. Get developers in the room, where users are testing, no user interaction is allowed.
2. Film the developers.
3. Publish on youtube.
4.....
5. Profit!

more than 5 years ago

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Is fracking good or bad

ca111a ca111a writes  |  more than 4 years ago

ca111a (1078961) writes "CNN Money has an article with EPA's Director of Science Policy answering some questions about hydro-fracturing. EPA is planning to conduct a two-year study of this issue, but right now it's practically unregulated. Considering how even a far more familiar and well regulated technologies can sometimes create an enormous disaster, I feel quite uncomfortable hearing that EPA only now starting to look at the issue and acting as if they know nothing about it. The process itself "has been used for over 60 years in more than one million wells". And the way they call the process only adds more worry..."
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