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China's Jade Rabbit Lunar Rover Officially Declared Lost

cyfer2000 Are you kidding? (131 comments)

I don't know what koolaid you guys have been drinking, but Chinese news says the rabbit has waked up.

about 2 months ago
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Chinese Moon Rover Says an Early Goodnight

cyfer2000 Re:Brief translation from Chinese (284 comments)

There is a Chang'e 4 mission as a back up of this mission. The Chang'e 4 was originally planned for 2015, but it is possible they may make it happen this year if the Chang'e 3 fails.

about 3 months ago
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Chinese Moon Rover Says an Early Goodnight

cyfer2000 Re:Meanwhile, back in America (284 comments)

I heard from unconfirmed source that the problem was mechanical. The solar panels of the "Jade Rabbit" can fold and can act as covers to prevent heat from escaping. One of the solar panels failed to fold.

about 3 months ago
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China: The Next Space Superpower

cyfer2000 Re:another GPS? (250 comments)

I hope you realized the main purpose of Global Position System was sadly military related. These 7 entities are those who need/want to have their own GPS system for the military advantage.

about 3 months ago
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China: The Next Space Superpower

cyfer2000 Re:another GPS? (250 comments)

US, Russia, China, Europe, France, Japan, India... roughly that's all.

about 4 months ago
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Chinese Icebreaker Is Stuck In Ice After Antarctic Research Vessel Rescue

cyfer2000 Re:News? (361 comments)

I think there are /.ers viewing this as a failure of China.

about 4 months ago
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Satanists Propose Monument At Oklahoma State Capitol Next To Ten Commandments

cyfer2000 Re:Offensive (1251 comments)

4 "Remember the Sabbath day, to keep it holy. Six days you shall labor and do all your work, but the seventh day is the Sabbath of the Lord your God. In it you shall do no work: you, nor your son, nor your daughter, nor your male servant, nor your female servant, nor your cattle, nor your stranger who is within your gates. For in six days the Lord made the heavens and the earth, the sea, and all that is in them, and rested the seventh day. Therefore the Lord blessed the Sabbath day and hallowed it."

I like it very much, but it offended my last boss somehow.

about 4 months ago
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Porn-Surfing Execs Infecting Corporate Networks With Malware

cyfer2000 get a linux box (151 comments)

For the pron, get a linux box please!

about 5 months ago
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Juno Needs Radio Amateurs!

cyfer2000 Re:Hi (82 comments)

Very interesting signature.

about 6 months ago
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U.S. Government: Sorry, We're Closed

cyfer2000 Re:Fucking idiots (1532 comments)

So you think USDA should be growing crops, raising cows, instead of supporting farmers? Do you mean the federal government should be doing all the work, instead of sitting in the back doing some supporting job like study how do preserve soil, testing the effect of pesticide, and letting market and individual figure out how to run a farm?

And DOT should own and run all those trucks, trains, airplanes and ships.

And DOE should own run all the power plants...

Isn't this socialism?

about 7 months ago
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U.S. Government: Sorry, We're Closed

cyfer2000 Re:Fucking idiots (1532 comments)

This is not fully correct. I live in Beltsville, Maryland. There is a huge USDA research center here, people in there grow wheat, corn, soy and all kinds of other crops. This google map street view shows the road I drive to work every day, you can see crops are growing. This research center covers area around Cherry Hill Road, Sellman Road, Power Mill Road and etc. And along Powder Mill Road, there are roads named like "Poultry Road", "Diary Road", "Animal Husbandry Road", "Pesticide Road", "Soil conservation Road", I bet you've can guess what they are doing over there.

about 7 months ago
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LLVM's Libc++ Now Has C++1Y Standard Library Support

cyfer2000 Re:GNU excitement (161 comments)

I thought LLVM won't implement OpenMP because OpenMP could not scale to hundreds of cores nicely. LLVM was looking for something better than OpenMP. Has the wind changed?

about 7 months ago

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