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Repo Man Director Alex Cox Plans To Edit Next Film With OpenShot

delysid-x Re:Interested (105 comments)

It would take a lot of editing to get digital footage to look like it was shot on 35mm and it still wouldn't look as good as going from 35mm -> digital.

It's not self control he's looking for, it's the "look" of 35mm film he wants.

about a year and a half ago

Windows 8 Won't Play DVDs Unless You Pay For the Media Center Pack

delysid-x The End. (734 comments)

The Linux community needs to consolidate and get a marketing department. Microsoft is really dropping the ball dumbing down each new version of Windows to never-touched-a-computer- before levels. I don't want Win8. Win7 was bad enough. If the Linux people could step up and put out a really good release and get the laptop manufacturers to back it they could really step up in this era. Most users are simple and just want to click on an icon and have whatever come up on the screen. Linux could excel in this while having less malware than Win and less cost than Apple. Linux is way better tech an OSX, it's time to put Apple to shame for being the cheesy media whores they are by producing something better, cheaper and ugh "friendlier". I don't mind editing a text file to change my settings,but most regular people are really confused by that sort of thing. Makes me fear for the future of humanity.

more than 2 years ago

15-Year-Old Arrested For Hacking 259 Companies

delysid-x Re:hmm (153 comments)

Most 15 year olds are too lazy to even run a script if they can't do it with a console controller. The new crop of teens doesn't know anything about computers because they came up on Windows and Mac systems. When I was a teener hacking was pretty cool and got you respect on the BBS scene. These days kids just aren't into that sort of thing. I gotta give this kid props for even trying, even if he was a script kiddie. He knows a lot more than the rest of his school probably.

more than 2 years ago

15-Year-Old Arrested For Hacking 259 Companies

delysid-x Re:Brilliant (153 comments)

Let's make a scrumb of intelligence

more than 2 years ago

Apple: Greenpeace's Cloud Critique Driven By Bogus Numbers

delysid-x Re:What it really means: (188 comments)

Since when has Apple ever revealed actual numbers? Sure Greenpeace are a bunch of sensationalist hippies, but so is Apple.

more than 2 years ago

Crooks Hack Music Players For ATM Skimmers

delysid-x Re:wow (82 comments)

AFAIK they still publish 2600. I bought one not too long ago.

more than 3 years ago

Army DNS ROOT Server Down For 18+ Hours

delysid-x Re:Hmmm (154 comments)

Not really, there is some redundancy in the system. But 7.5% of the DNS system was down. We should definitely increase the number of people who control the DNS system. Preferably all over the world. Heck, let's give Iran a couple too and be fair.

more than 3 years ago

Army DNS ROOT Server Down For 18+ Hours

delysid-x Re:Army Intelligence? (154 comments)

HP is shit. Don't ever buy from them. More people need to know this.

more than 3 years ago

Budapest Panorama, at 70GP, Now the World's Largest Digital Photo

delysid-x Re:No Thanks (207 comments)

That's the same as people NOT doing things because it's the IN thing. It's no better morally than just doing the IN thing and going with the crowd. I'd check it out if I had silverlight. I like to keep crap out of my install so I avoid things like Silverlight and Quicktime and Realplayer and whatnot... (Is Real still even around?) Most of the content of the shitty, ugly formats are available in other formats. Eventually there's a divx version of everything.

more than 4 years ago

Gizmodo Not Welcome at 2010 WWDC

delysid-x Why do we still have Apple? (395 comments)

I wish Apple would just disappear. They've been guilty of pretentious douchebaggery since I had my C64 and they were claiming that the Apple 2 was better.

more than 4 years ago

Australian Police To Investigate Google Over Wi-Fi Scanning

delysid-x Nothing better to do. (117 comments)

Australian cops have obviously solved all the real crimes... No body gets raped or robbed there anymore. and now they need to police the "virtual" criminals.

more than 4 years ago

Australian Police Ask Facebook For Police Alarm Button

delysid-x Re:Is sniffing WAPs a crime? (237 comments)

What do you expect from a prison colony?

more than 4 years ago

Foxconn Workers Getting Raise With Apple Subsidies

delysid-x Net loss = 0. (284 comments)

Society is better off without suicidal people, they probably weren't trying that hard anymore anyway.

more than 4 years ago

Of these options, I'd call the place I live ...

delysid-x Re:missing option... (515 comments)

I live in Vancouver. Most people here just avoid everyone else as much as possible. I chose metropolis too.

more than 4 years ago

Why Programmers Need To Learn Statistics

delysid-x Stats? Fuck that. (572 comments)

Statstics is WAY beyond what a programmer cares about. Logic is all that matters. Statistics->logic is the problem of the software engineer, not the programmer.

more than 4 years ago

Thorium, the Next Nuclear Fuel?

delysid-x Re:declining oil production (710 comments)

They should, then maybe the US could start paying off its massive foreign debt

more than 4 years ago

Nissan Gives Electric Cars 'Blade Runner' Audio Effect

delysid-x Re:But... (553 comments)

I walk around with my headphones on anyway, so I don't hear street noise anyway. All the crosswalks here make coocoo and chirp chirp sounds for the blind people. Really annoying.

about 5 years ago

Homeland Security To Scan Citizens Exiting US

delysid-x I'll stay here. (676 comments)

another reason why i'll never cross the border from canada again. canada is a pretty harsh police state, but not nearly as bad as the usa (or britain, it's 1984 there from now on) I used to go down to Bellingham, WA for cheap goods, but I don't think I'm welcome there anymore. I always feel like I'm in danger when I cross the border, like some crackhead is going to shoot me with a handgun. Plus they'd send me to jail for all the BC Bud I smoke heh ;) Nobody I know could take their car across the border without it getting seized.

more than 5 years ago


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