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Egyptian President Overthrown, Constitution Suspended

equex news for nerds (413 comments)

yeah thats right baby

about 10 months ago

Microsoft's "New Coke" Moment?

equex Re:New Coke was a Flop? (786 comments)

yeah from now on, you have to sign on to outlook.com to access the start menu!

about a year ago

Former FBI Agent: All Digital Communications Stored By US Gov't

equex Re:He's not lying (621 comments)

crime without punishment ? that is an acceptable risk for many.

about a year ago

Cracked Game Released To Get Back At Pirates

equex Re:I suspect their simulation is flawed (509 comments)

This should be the perfect release: solid title legacy, cheap, no drm, demoversions, free advertising trough pirate networks, complete with slashdot coverage and everything. Kudos. Would probably buy if i was into the Tycoon series.

about a year ago

Cracked Game Released To Get Back At Pirates

equex Re:hehehehe (509 comments)

The X-series (a space sim using the TAGES antipiracy scheme) will make the physics engine fuck up ever so slightly so you cant dock your ship anywhere without crashing + alot of other fun stuff.

about a year ago

Crowdsourcing Failed In Boston Bombing Aftermath

equex Re:Some other relevant stories (270 comments)

nah, nobody on reddit can take a joke harder than a chunk of diarhea. slashdot has a more sturdy psyche and doesnt arbitrarily delete comments and accounts because someone has their feelings hurt

1 year,1 day

Boston Police Chief: Facial Recognition Tech Didn't Help Find Bombing Suspects

equex Re:Wasn't It As Much Individual Photog & ID? (235 comments)

Oh fuck off, troll, the private market is not mature enough to handle real issues like health and education. Let the free market control the local burger joint that's fine, but not real stuff.

1 year,2 days

Taking the Pain Out of Debugging With Live Programming

equex slowpoke (254 comments)

Hah, this techinque is called PHP+println() and is not new by any means. I programmed PHP live with 50-100 clients ready to kill me if i clicked Ctrl-S a bit too early. Noobs.

1 year,9 days

Valve Starts Publishing Packages For Its Own Linux Distribution

equex Re:Wish I had a mod point for you. (310 comments)

Did people forget that the whole reason people read about tech is to navigate away from stuff that seems like a problem, and go for the stuff that works ? Who the hell reads what they write about Win8 and then actually installs it after ? Nobody blames anyone from steering away from broken cpu architechtures and bad gfx cards that they read about. Who made it a sin to do the same with Win8 ?

1 year,21 days

Ask Slashdot: How To Stay Ahead of Phone Tracking ?

equex Re:Don't carry one (259 comments)

To disable the GSM module you have to enter a code on the dial. It does need a battery, obviously, so the only way is to take it out.

1 year,23 days

Why All the Higgs Hate? It's a 'Vanilla' Boson

equex Re:Discovery and limitations (205 comments)

The Universe has clearly shown the possibility of breaking c. Inflation and spooky action comes to mind. We just need to harness it. Don't be such a party pooper. And need I remind you that the Universe came into existence from fucking nothing (as far as we know) ? We have barely scratched the surface of C.

about a year ago

Facebook Rolled Its Own 0Day For Red Team Exercise

equex Re:Amateur hour (40 comments)

hah yeah, they are fucking stone cold

about a year ago

Shuttleworth On Ubuntu Community Drama

equex Re:Remember... (302 comments)

Ubuntu HAD that power before they went full retard. Canonicial are now riding out the last waves of Ubuntu success before Mint will rise. And when Ubuntu dies, guess what, Mint thought of that too with their Debian project.

about a year ago

Doctor Who's Dalek Designer Dies At 84

equex Re:disappointed... (106 comments)

I mean cheap, as the burping trash can in the first episode, and all the other gags that would fit better in a high school theatre. I do enjoy Red Dwarf, for instance, because it doesn't try to be "quirky" (the new word for shows that aren't up to snuff) , it just was that way, before 'quirky' was cool. British humour are top class, don't get me wrong. But this is not funny. And don't get me started on US prime time shows, it is the benchmark of fail. (the sitcoms anyway). If any of your favourite shows has a laughter box in it, you are fail too.

about a year ago

Doctor Who's Dalek Designer Dies At 84

equex disappointed... (106 comments)

I've seen most scifi, but Dr.Who escaped me until recently. Judging from the hype and fanboism, I was expecting something like BSG, but it turned out to be cheap, low budget British tea-time soap. Shit, it's worse than Eureka, if possible.

about a year ago

The End Is Near for GameStop

equex Re:Retailers went too far (393 comments)

Sorry, but the pirate problem has already been solved. Citation: Diablo 3. The always-on feature on the new consoles will stream fucking client-code from server, man. This will leak over to applications when the retarded console gamers has beta-tested this technology well enough to go for the enterprise. Check mate pirates. And check mate, publishers. IT sector depression alert. Now comes the time when the pirates will be proven right, finally. Because when they realize that piracy is actually free advertising, you will see this PIPA/SOPA/OMGA/WTFA/LOLWUT crap disappear like fucking morning dew.

about a year ago

Evil, Almost Full Vim Implementation In Emacs, Reaches 1.0

equex can someone explain this holy war? (252 comments)

nothing is like a good holy war, and thats pretty much why i've been following the vi/emacs threads for years without actually trying any of them for more than 2 seconds. the doctors said i stabbed myself with my bare hands in both cases. so what is the difference between these editors anyway ? except for having weird key combos?

about a year ago


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