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The Best Medications For Your Genes

evilNomad Re:next up.. (75 comments)

What is this insurance you speak of? In my socialist hell hole we cannot be denied coverage, meaning things like this makes healthcare better, more effective, potentially cheaper (rarely do things get cheaper in this socialist paradise though..) and probably saves lives..

more than 4 years ago
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No Dedicated Servers For CoD: Modern Warfare 2

evilNomad Ah the beauty.. (313 comments)

The beauty of this whole thing is that they will then use the low sales on the PC to justify cutting the platform for their next game, as obviously all PC gamers are pirates, who refuse to buy their awesome game.. It isn't PC gaming that is dying, it is PC games, but I guess the few companies that understand this stand to make quite a bit of money as the competition shoot themselves in the foot one by one..

more than 4 years ago
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Does Professional Gaming Have a Future?

evilNomad Of course (116 comments)

As long as someone is willing to sit and watch someone play a game, why wouldn't there be basis for a pro-gaming? Would you like to advertise directly to 1.000.000 16-25 year old males that play a lot of games, and buy a lot of hardware? Well then pro-gaming is where it is at, and you can get some really cheap well targeted advertising. When the advertising dollars are there, the rest is easy.

more than 5 years ago
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Pro Video Game Leagues — Another Economic Casualty

evilNomad Re:No surprises there (207 comments)

Well since you ask, http://www.hltv.org/ - I do believe my servers will keep up just fine though.. :)

But note that you cannot watch matches without having Counter-Strike installed, which in turn makes the spectator numbers even more impressive if you ask me..

more than 5 years ago
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Pro Video Game Leagues — Another Economic Casualty

evilNomad Re:No surprises there (207 comments)

You must be an expert, because the users, more than 200.000 unique a month, on my site that is dedicated to broadcasting Counter-Strike matches, sure beg to differ with your conclusion..

more than 5 years ago
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New Method To Revolutionize DNA Sequencing

evilNomad Re:99.3% accurate? (239 comments)

If you got B on the second run you'd be pretty sure it was incorrect.. ;-)

more than 5 years ago
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Firefox 3.1 Beta 2 Adds Private Browsing

evilNomad Re:Kudos for the improvements, but... (216 comments)

The Ctrl+Tab functionality is still there, they just removed the new interface that they had added in beta 1..

more than 5 years ago
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Left 4 Dead Demo Includes Linux Steam Client Libraries

evilNomad Re:It is for the server.. (217 comments)

Well, maybe Valve decided that if they were going to port some features for the dedicated server, they might do them all when they were at it.. But no one but Valve will know.. :)

more than 5 years ago
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Left 4 Dead Demo Includes Linux Steam Client Libraries

evilNomad It is for the server.. (217 comments)

steamclient_linux.so is used by the dedicated linux servers to connect to steam and check for updates and such, it was probably just included by mistake..

more than 5 years ago
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Examining Chrome's Source Code

evilNomad Re:Portability between architectures (288 comments)

It isn't designed just to work on those, they just haven't done others yet. When building a VM it is bad to start out having to support 10 different architectures as it requires you to test them all for every little change you do. It also requires that all developers know these architectures very well if they are to do proper changes.

Besides V8 is probably the most portable thing there is in Chrome, it already works on Linux, OS X and Windows, and they provided two different architectures, making it much easier to do a 3rd and a 4th for anyone who should wish to do so.

How do i know this? Because Lars Bak who leads the V8 team happens to be teaching my VM course, and a guy asked that specific question.

more than 5 years ago

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