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Sons of Anarchy Creator On Google Copyright Anarchy

djdavetrouble He is right (381 comments)

I totally watch bittorrent'd scene eps of Sons of Anarchy..... I didn't google them though.

about 4 months ago

Ask Slashdot: Hacking Urban Noise?

djdavetrouble Re:The motorcycles are for lazy people (474 comments)

Actually 8 days and some hours is closer to one week than two! Took me 9 to drive because I stopped in chicago and was drunk for 3 days.

about 2 years ago

Demonoid Domain Names Up For Grabs

djdavetrouble Re:Demonoid clones? (293 comments)

It serves torrents, you can comment on torrents, it tracks bandwidth, whats the big deal? Its probably a pile of messy code anyway...,

about 2 years ago

Wired Writer Hack Shows Need For Tighter Cloud Security

djdavetrouble Find My Mac / Fuckup My Mac (132 comments)

Wow did even realize icloud had the ability to Remote wipe my computer.

Currently Turning OFF this feature !

about 2 years ago

Foxconn Invests $210 Million To Build New Production Line For Apple

djdavetrouble Re:36,000 employees? Why? (178 comments)

Portions of the parts manufacture are automated, but Assembly is done by humans. Don't know if you have ever disassembled a laptop or not, but it is definitely delicate work better done by quick dextrous humans.

more than 2 years ago

Ask Slashdot: How To Secure My Life-In-A-Briefcase?

djdavetrouble Re:what is the problem you want to secure against? (241 comments)

I'm still surprised that anyone leaves anything of value in their car without the car being in sight, but then again I have had my window smashed out 10 times over the last two decades (hazards of the hood). It was inconvenient, but no laptop or vintage stratocaster was lost.

more than 2 years ago

Heathkit Educational Systems Closes Shop For Good

djdavetrouble "The Current Economy" (129 comments)

The problem is that people are willing to throw their money at imagined goods and services now, instead of going to the store and buying something interesting or useful. Case in point: App store, Google, Facebook.

more than 2 years ago

Accused LulzSec Members Left Trail of Clues Online

djdavetrouble Lulzsec Overdrive (221 comments)

They are actually agents of wintermute, recruited in Chiba city, duped into doing the dirty work of an AI on the loose. This is best handled by the Turing authority.

more than 2 years ago

How Much Stuff Can Timothy Jam Into His New Hoodie's Pockets? (Video)

djdavetrouble Northface McMurdo FTW (183 comments)

I have a Northface McMurdo jacket in size xxxl. This thing has an ungodly amount of HUGE pockets, so much so that I lose things in it. It also doubles as a blanket / mattress, and will keep you warm in subantarctic temps (look up Archibald McMurdo, of the HMS Terror, he explored antarctica. I would never need this.

more than 2 years ago

Lawyer Demands Pacemaker Vendor Supply Source Code

djdavetrouble Re:It's not forced on her (334 comments)

mod up insightful. In this data leaky day and age, companies are reluctant to share their source code, but this is pretty standard operating procedure. Many big contracts would not have been granted if a looky-loo at the source code wasn't part of the deal.

more than 2 years ago

Earthscraper Takes Sustainable Design Underground

djdavetrouble Re:Question: (269 comments)


Carlos Helu Slim, worlds richest man, a mexican.

more than 2 years ago

RIM Unveils New OS Based On QNX

djdavetrouble Re:Why Not Android Already? (262 comments)

If RIM is going to switch OSes, why wouldn't they go with Android?

Maybe you guys suggesting RIM "just go android" are living in lala land? Why not just hand over the keys of the castle to Google and be done with it all?

more than 2 years ago

Apple's Siri As Revolutionary As the Mac?

djdavetrouble Re:Purely out of curiosity (692 comments)

People are still annoyed by obnoxious cell phone users.

Yeah, that was the point.. It is getting worse and there is no sort of etiquette established by society yet. That Microsoft commercial for the MicroPhone was about this behavior. In metropolitan areas it is really bad. In New York, people are texting on the highway (which is never a straight line) constantly, and in the city people just stop in the middle of a jam packed sidewalk. This morning a guy on a scooter pulled one out at the stoplight, and failed to notice the light had changed.

more than 2 years ago

Apple's Siri As Revolutionary As the Mac?

djdavetrouble Re:Purely out of curiosity (692 comments)

I'll never forget the day when people walking around gesturing and talking to the air apparently stopped being crazy behavior and began to be perfectly acceptable behavior. It was sometime during 1999, right before the internet bubble burst. I miss those days. Now people don't look up from their smart phones to do the things they need to do, such as cross the street, disembark an elevator, talk to their families, etc.....

more than 2 years ago

Judge Says You Can't Know If Google Spies For NSA

djdavetrouble Re:Misleading (197 comments)

Does anyone here know how to read government intelligence agency speak? I do, I watch several relevant TV shows. This case is closed, it quite clearly says the following: "Google and the NSA work very closely together, in fact Google was funded from the beginning with intelligence money and VC with this very idea in mind. None of this ever happened. Nothing to see here, please move along."

about 3 years ago

Zuckerberg Quits Google+ Over Privacy Concerns

djdavetrouble Re:Interesting fact (284 comments)

You are wrong about this. The way that google has decided to unroll this product accomplishes many things. To begin with, it creates hype, and the invitation tree premaps social networks. When you join by invitation, you already have at least one connection seeded, and its not some buster named Tom. Clever, eh?

about 3 years ago

Is Final Cut Pro X Apple's Biggest Mistake In Years?

djdavetrouble Re:Leaving the top 10% behind in the initial relea (443 comments)

At my (fortune 500) shop, we have several versions deployed, and nobody on Studio 2 is clamoring for an upgrade to X. We have no plans to force them to spend money or force them to upgrade. This is the real world. We just replaced a grass valley deck that had been in use for about 20 years. We only replace stuff that needs replacing, no need to interrupt valuable billable hours to muck about with upgrades.

more than 3 years ago

Telstra Fears LulzSec Attacks, Hesitates On Internet Filter

djdavetrouble Re:Nice? (188 comments)

If you want to take out crime - do it at the source or check the cause for the crime first./i?

Shouldn't be too difficult to rearrange the worlds wealth equally, distribute the workload evenly to the populace, remove humans innate competitiveness, get rid of all people that are insane / have no self control, control the crazy teenagers and rewrite the rules of most societies. Lets get to work on that....

more than 3 years ago

Gates' Future of Education Straight Out of '60s

djdavetrouble Re:Clueless about PLATO (203 comments)

Where are you from? Plato was insanely ahead of its time, did not suck. Programmed instruction may not be the end all be all, but no need to slander one of my favorite vintage platforms. I played Krozair and the other dungeon games until my fingers hurt !!

more than 3 years ago


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