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Do Nations Have the Right To Kill Enemy Hackers?

cjfs Two birds, one bomb (482 comments)

Now we can finally get rid of all those meddling proxies and exit nodes!

Damn those enemy combatant hacker-terrorists polluting the RAIN-clouds and causing your PVR to miss recordings!

about a year and a half ago

Piracy Is a Market Failure — Not a Legal One

cjfs Re:So... (591 comments)

Piracy is just the new socially acceptable temper tantrum.

Well said. That sums it up better than anything else I've heard.

more than 3 years ago

Excitement about U.S. mid-term elections:

cjfs Heisenbergian (750 comments)

I can't tell if it's boredom or excitement, but there isn't much of it.

more than 3 years ago

Supercomputer Sets Protein-Folding Record

cjfs Processing power (63 comments)

The performance of a 512-node Anton machine is over 17,000 nanoseconds of simulated time per day for a protein-water system consisting of 23,558 atoms

So... how many libraries of congress per second??

more than 3 years ago

Modeling a White Hole With Your Kitchen Sink

cjfs Yet more evidence... (104 comments)

... that our universe is some kid's kitchen science experiment.

more than 3 years ago

High-Tech Microphone Picks Voices From a Crowd

cjfs Finally! (221 comments)

Now they can enforce the no cell phone usage while driving! Even those pesky key presses won't be able to hide!

more than 3 years ago

SpaceShipTwo Flies Free For the First Time

cjfs Re:This is how train and air travel began, too. (164 comments)

We need some targets out there (space stations, moon base, mars base, something) before traveling in space makes any financial sense.

Just release the next ishiny on the moon. They will come.

more than 3 years ago

SpaceShipTwo Flies Free For the First Time

cjfs To the early adopters - Thank you (164 comments)

Please excuse the others saying how going first is wasteful/stupid/reckless, they do not understand.

Thanks for helping to push us forward.

more than 3 years ago

Simple Virus For Teaching?

cjfs Re:Norton (366 comments)

You missed a requirement: easy for the students to remove by hand

He didn't say what that hand was holding...

more than 3 years ago

Simple Virus For Teaching?

cjfs Norton (366 comments)

I don't even know if I'm joking.

more than 3 years ago

The Binary Code In Canada's Gov-Gen Coat of Arms

cjfs Seeing patterns in the random (486 comments)

"Hey we need something to make the coat of arms look more modern" "How about that code in the matrix?" "Just put a bunch of 1s and 0s along the bottom"

And then an intern typed enough 1s and 0s to fill up the available space, trying to make it look random.

more than 3 years ago

SETI@Home Install Leads To School Tech Supervisor's Resignation

cjfs Re:5,000 machines, US$1M (621 comments)

That works out to about $200 per machine. In what, electricity from no CPU idle?

Birdwell said the massive software slowed down educational programs in every classroom and cost the district more than $1 million in added utility fees and computer replacement parts.

more than 4 years ago

Genentech Puts Words In the Mouths of Congress Members

cjfs Re:Puppets! (229 comments)

All of them!


oh... wait...

more than 4 years ago

Great White Sharks Visiting San Francisco

cjfs Re:misread (105 comments)

Fraging amongst their prey?

Now I have an image of a shark at a lan party stuck in my head.

more than 4 years ago

Great White Sharks Visiting San Francisco

cjfs I read the article... (105 comments)

... and there was no mention of laser beams (frickin' or otherwise), so move along now.

more than 4 years ago

MS Pulls Windows 7 Tool After GPL Violation Claim

cjfs Re:Excellent example of why MS hates GPL. (186 comments)

how precisely do you determine that it is not a GPL violation?

Lawyers. Lots of Lawyers.

I doubt it even cracks their top 20 complicated legal issues.

more than 4 years ago


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