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Sony Fined In UK For PlayStation Network Hack

deathtopaulw Irony (86 comments)

Does anyone else find it funny that they were disciplined by ICO, one of the few things Sony has ever gotten right?

about a year and a half ago

Firefox Notably Improved In Tom's Hardware's Latest Browser Showdown

deathtopaulw RAM Usage (218 comments)

I know it's now cool to backlash against chrome users when they talk about "memory usage" but they're simply just using the wrong phrase. YES chrome uses more actual bytes of memory and always has, but what it does with that memory makes it work so much faster than Firefox. Typical idiot vernacular causes you to say "firefox uses more memory" when in fact what they mean is "it is slower and less responsive."

Let's get a grip here people, it's 2012. If your computer doesn't have 4-8 gigs of ddr3 ram, you're doing it wrong. Chrome is allowed to use as much memory as it wants as long as it gets the job done better than anyone else.

more than 2 years ago

While the U.S. and Iran Negotiate, War Commences In Cyberspace

deathtopaulw dude (181 comments)

All Iran needs to do to win this cyberwar is just unplug the internet. Problem solved.

more than 2 years ago

House of Commons Could Force Social Networks To Identify Trolls

deathtopaulw Re:Troll is in the eye of the beholder (216 comments)

...someone who attempts to elicit an emotional response by using a seemingly sincere platform.

This sounds like a definition of "art" I heard once.

more than 2 years ago

55,000 Twitter Accounts Hacked, Passwords Leaked

deathtopaulw Welp (66 comments)

This'll teach you to disobey a direct order from the police. Get down on the ground.

more than 2 years ago

Guile Scheme Emacs-Lisp Compatibility Matures

deathtopaulw Guile Scheme (46 comments)

Guile Scheme goes with anything!

more than 2 years ago

Cops Can Crack an iPhone In Under Two Minutes

deathtopaulw Wasted taxpayer money (375 comments)

What happens when these vulnerabilities are fixed and the kits become useless? I assume our overlords will have to pay for a new version.

more than 2 years ago

US Troops To Leave Iraq By End of Year

deathtopaulw Only day one (386 comments)

and it's turning out to be one hell of a blizzcon this year!

more than 2 years ago

Conflict Between Occupy Wall Street Protestors and NYPD Escalating

deathtopaulw scum (961 comments)

Just trying to provoke a similarly violent reaction from the protesters to make their job a lot easier and remove the tension. They're trained to think protests always go awry, and when it doesn't happen in a timely fashion, they create it.

more than 2 years ago

How Does GPS Change Us?

deathtopaulw Why do you even need it? (266 comments)

There is nothing worse than seeing another drooling, gps-addled half-wit darting back over the danger zone of an exit and nearly causing an accident. I honestly think they should be banned completely. I've found that merely studying my google maps for any destination and having a basic concept of direction (all of 5 minutes of work) are far more useful. And since one more megabyte of your internal brain-ram is now free from glancing nervously at the little glowing rectangle stuck to your windshield, you are more free to actually notice that hole-in-the-wall Indian place you wanted to try.

more than 3 years ago

Scientists Invent World's First Anti-Laser

deathtopaulw Lasers (241 comments)

Lasers have always confused me, and maybe someone smarter than me can explain this. Why can't you just hold up a mirror, or create something even more reflective to make weapons grade lasers useless? Isn't it just light?

more than 3 years ago

Facebook Private Info Increasingly Used In Court

deathtopaulw Actually (270 comments)

I'd say the reverse is more true. The more you post online the more accurately you paint your alibi. If you've got a constant stream of "I just walked into this bar!" and "the bartender gave me her number!" and "I just had sex with her!" it's then easy to find witnesses and prove you didn't stab that hooker last night.

more than 3 years ago

Senators Bash ISP and Push Extensive Net Neutrality

deathtopaulw Re:Franken 2012! (427 comments)

This makes no sense and is the very core of the problem with our current political system. If Al Franken shares your views on big issues and also holds a seat in congress, then you should support Al Franken. If he does not share you views, then kick him out. Supporting a corrupt, incestuous oligarchy is EXACTLY THE FUCKING PROBLEM WITH THE COUNTRY RIGHT NOW. Who gives a shit if the man was born to be a politician or if he was born to be a comedian? If he's right, then he's right.

more than 3 years ago

First PlayStation 3 Custom Firmware Created

deathtopaulw BUT VEGETA (269 comments)

The whole UNIVERSE is going to DIE!

more than 3 years ago

OnLive To Be Built Into Vizio Devices

deathtopaulw Time to dispel some ignorance (73 comments)

-There is no monthly fee
-Only the brand-new games are full price, and the store has sales as often as Steam does.
-The latency issues are gone, give a demo a try. It is literally flawless.

and the BIGGEST point that no one seems to understand:
-The ENTIRE SERVICE can be upgraded indefinitely. After they fleshed out the latency issues they've been steadily increasing graphics quality, both in-game and the compression. You fucking morons seem to think it launched and they did nothing to improve it afterwards. Stop jumping to ignorant conclusions.

more than 3 years ago

Obama FCC Caves On Net Neutrality

deathtopaulw Re:Get Some Perspective! (853 comments)

It's not simply the fact that Net Neutrality is the 20 page book report being torn into tiny pieces by the classroom bullies that are the telcos. It's that this has been a pattern of behavior between big business and government for decades. I'm starting to think armed revolution is our only way out of the downward spiral.

more than 3 years ago

BEAR Robot Designed To Rescue Wounded Soldiers

deathtopaulw The Power Glove (104 comments)

It's so bad....

more than 3 years ago

LimeWire Lives Again

deathtopaulw Re:Why (278 comments)

I meant the digital audio now flowing through my ipod is often ripped off a vinyl. Yeah they probably recorded the concert on a tape but you usually find these things on 7" records

more than 3 years ago


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