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Bill Gates Answers Questions From Redditors

data64 Re:Handwriting (154 comments)

Gestures are a form of hand-writing too.

about a year and a half ago
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The 'Adventure' In Self-Publishing an IT Book

data64 Downloading = reviewing book in book store (156 comments)

I have downloaded a lot of pdf and other files, only to delete them after 5 minutes because it was not what I was looking for or I did not like the style. Think of a download like someone picking up a book in a book store and looking through it. Sometimes it results in a sale, but usually not (at least in my case). One thing missing from comments is how good is the book that the author gave away for free. Can someone who has read it comment on this ? Just because a book has been written does not mean it automatically has to make money.

more than 3 years ago
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RIM Does Not Want PlayBook Devs, Complains One Potential Developer

data64 Re:Cry me a river.. (165 comments)

He lives in the city that RIM is based in. The economy of this entire city is very closed tied to RIM at this point.

more than 3 years ago
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Extra-Galactic Planet Discovered In Milky Way

data64 Title is confusing or incorrect (111 comments)

If the planet is extragalactic, how was it discovered in the Milky Way galaxy ?

more than 3 years ago
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Apple Censors Consumer Report iPhone4 Discussions

data64 Re:Zapp Brannigan's Reporting Strategy (588 comments)

If I invite people to write on my car freely, and then selectively erase some of the stuff written to leave only the stuff I agree with, that's censorship.

It should be pointed out that according to that definition, deleting spam and obscene posts would also be considered censorship.

more than 4 years ago
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Serious Apache Exploit Discovered

data64 Re:Windows only (160 comments)

mod_isapi is a core module of the Apache package that implements the Internet Server extension API. The extension allows Apache to serve Internet Server extensions (ISAPI .dll modules) for Microsoft Windows based hosts.

So are you only vulnerable if you use ISAPI ? It does look like that module is enabled by default though. I wonder why ?

more than 4 years ago
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MySpace and GoDaddy Shut Down Security Site

data64 Re:Overkill (344 comments)

I know a place to get a whole bunch of username/passwords.

more than 7 years ago

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