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German NSA Committee May Turn To Typewriters To Stop Leaks

fabioalcor Re:So what? they can be tapped to. (243 comments)

The typewriter can be moved around, so you would have to plant microphones everywhere.

If one install the microphone/sensor in the typewriter, disguised like a part of it, it'd overcome all these problems. It could even harvest power to operate from the vibrations of the machine.

about a week ago
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Google Kills Orkut To Focus On YouTube, Blogger and Google+

fabioalcor Re:Brazil killed it (71 comments)

True. We Brazilians even coined a term in Portuguese: "orkutizar" ("orkutize"), that is, invade and ruin with crappy stuff a service that was good once.
For the record, many of us are not proud of it though.

about three weeks ago
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Fasting Triggers Stem Cell Regeneration of Damaged, Old Immune System

fabioalcor Re:Obviously not quite true (148 comments)

Fasting is different of malnutrition. Fasting is just pause your healthy diet for some time. Malnutrition is not having an adequate diet for long periods or for life. The latter is not healthy for obvious reasons. The former can be healthy since your body has reserves of nutrients and fasting just make the body to use them. You'll not suffer any harm for fasting, if done correctly.

about a month and a half ago
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It's Time For the Descent Games Return

fabioalcor Re:Perfect time for a Descent reboot (251 comments)

main problem with it was your head doesnt turn 360 degrees in 6 axis

Actually it would be pretty shitty to control the ship with your head movement.
It doesn't need to. Make the ship move by the controllers command, but if you move your head, you would move your head inside the cockpit, that is, you'd be able to see the side windows, the instruments above you, etc. The game would even show additional information in "displays" inside the cockpit, kind of stuff that you don't need to see all the time, only when needed. But such feature should demand a real preparation of the game for the Oculus/Morpheus/whatever, not only an image adjustment.

about 2 months ago
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It's Time For the Descent Games Return

fabioalcor Perfect time for a Descent reboot (251 comments)

Because of Oculus Rift. It not only would make a fucking amazing experience, but the immersion and 3D effect of the Oculus would really ADD to the gameplay, especially when using the 3D map, and it even could be included as an "holografic HUD minimap".

about 2 months ago
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Electric Stimulation Could Help You Control Your Dreams

fabioalcor Re:Used to be able to dream lucidly when ... (138 comments)

I still do, at 30 years old. Especially when I sleep at evenings, it's almost certain that I will have a lucid dream, sometimes I incorpore the sounds around me in my dream, even whole conversations.
And yes, is's totally cool when I am able to fly in my dreams, even when sometimes I can't control my flight.

about 2 months ago
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How 3D Printer Maker Aleph Objects Pushes the Open Source Envelope

fabioalcor Quick Aleph! (51 comments)

Please, hurry, do prior art for the following "patents":
3D printing... ... with computers. ... without computers. ... over the internet. ... with a mobile device. ... with a smartwatch. ... for children. ... for elderly. ... wireless. ... through SMS. ... using XML.
[insert yours obvious patents here]

about 4 months ago
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Wozniak To Apple: Consider Building an Android Phone

fabioalcor It would be amazing if Apple... (249 comments)

... ah forget about it. FUCK SLASHDOT BETA. The coments aren't even working here, all I've got is a stupid message "Shazbot! We ran into some trouble getting the comments. Try again... na-nu, na-nu!".
Fuck you Dice Holdings.

about 6 months ago
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Tesla's Having Issues Charging In the Cold

fabioalcor Yes, but... (476 comments)

"Have you solved the icing problem?"
- Tony Stark

about 6 months ago
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New Windows XP Zero-Day Under Attack

fabioalcor Re:Upate to the most current (241 comments)

You'd rather create a virtual machine, map your physical parallel port to the VM (it's easy in VMWare at least), turn off the VM's network adapter and install your legacy CNC software in there. Turn it on only when you need to use the CNC. Use a secure/modern OS in the physical machine.

about 8 months ago
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Teen's Biofuel Invention Turns Algae Into Fuel

fabioalcor Came into my mind... (113 comments)

she connected a cut-up orange to a clock with wire and watched it tick

A Clock Work with Orange? :)

about a year ago
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Archaeologists Discover Lost City In Cambodian Jungle

fabioalcor Now Hiring (91 comments)

They are now hiring more archaeologists for the exploration. Requirements: must be able to run more than 10k meters in Temple Run.

about a year ago
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Astronomers Probe Mysterious Gas In Titan's Atmosphere

fabioalcor Re:Good job (104 comments)

so far we've already got three fart jokes and one random insult

Welcome to human race.

about a year ago
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How Does a Single Line of BASIC Make an Intricate Maze?

fabioalcor Well... (438 comments)

At least it would make a nice geeky retro screensaver.

about a year and a half ago
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Microsoft Releases Windows 8

fabioalcor Re:Dear Windows 7 users. (403 comments)

The wall is a little steep, I'm sure you can all make it though. The grass is greener on the other side, honest.

Someone who betrays Dumbledore do not deserve my trust.

about a year and a half ago
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Google Awarded Face-To-Unlock Patent

fabioalcor Re:Doesn't work unless... (194 comments)

A simpler solution is to verify if the image has slightly alterations over time, or to require that the person to blink or do any other thing.

about 2 years ago
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James Webb Space Telescope Closer To the Axe

fabioalcor Re:Solution. (226 comments)

Not gonna work. They will use it exclusively as a spy satellite, and it will not make any science.

about 3 years ago
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Chinese City Wants To Build a Censorship-Free Hub

fabioalcor Re:um are companies really this dumb? (94 comments)

Realy low cost service. There are lots of companies that don't give a shit about privacy, they only care about budget cuts. Especialy those companies who deal with other people data, not theirs.

about 3 years ago
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Instant Quantum Communication Is Near

fabioalcor Re:Yeah, Right (287 comments)

I'm sure any researcher who so much as hints that he's actually close to a breakthrough on that topic quietly disappears in the night.

Don't worry, he will reappear in another place, "alive" again and unchanged.

more than 3 years ago

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