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The Math Formula That Lead To the Financial Crash

flanktwo Re:Not economics; theft. (371 comments)

Correct, it caused a financial black hole.

more than 2 years ago

Virus Shuts Down Australian Ambulance Dispatch Service

flanktwo Re:I know what caused it (222 comments)

But Microsoft themselves said they have the most secure OS in history! And less bugs and security holes than Linux!

Yes! In fact, thanks to integer overflow they have a negative number of bugs and security holes!

more than 3 years ago

Russian Simulated Mars Mission Close To 'Landing'

flanktwo Re:The question is.. (170 comments)

In Soviet Russia, mission walks away from you.

more than 3 years ago

Australia Mandates Microsoft's Office Open XML

flanktwo Re:Australia truely is the unlucky country (317 comments)

Can't comment on the "smart people" bit, but if a kingdom is ruled by a king and a principality is ruled by a prince, then a country is ruled by...

more than 3 years ago

The Last Stop For Space Station-Bound Software

flanktwo Re:Testing? (39 comments)

The ejected toast could be a good projectile in microgravity but having the toaster try to cook itself from the lack of convection probably isn't so good.

more than 3 years ago

For Firefox 4, You'll Need To Wait Until 2011

flanktwo Re:When it's done (238 comments)

512K ought to be enough for anybody!

more than 3 years ago

Ubuntu Moves Away From GNOME

flanktwo Re:Natty Narwhal? (514 comments)

Nah. It'll suck.

more than 3 years ago

Star Wars Films In 3D Due In 2012

flanktwo Re:ugh! (409 comments)


about 4 years ago

Dual-Core CPU Opens Door To 1080p On Smartphones

flanktwo Re:Apple? (314 comments)

What's the benefit of processing using imaginary cores?

more than 4 years ago

Canonical Begins Tracking Ubuntu Installations

flanktwo first ping (548 comments)

I wonder if they hope Ubuntu becomes so popular that they DDOS themselves.

more than 4 years ago

Highly Directional Terahertz Laser Demonstrated

flanktwo Re:Arms race (125 comments)

Or peeing your pants.

more than 4 years ago

400 Turns of Civilization V

flanktwo Re:CIVV or CIV or CiV or Civ V (320 comments)

Why not go all the way and make the story title "CD Turns of Civilization V"?

more than 4 years ago

Google Kills Wave Development

flanktwo Re:I really liked it (327 comments)

Please don't like Gmail or Google Calendar. I don't won't those to go away too! ;)

Or Google Search!

more than 4 years ago

Tor Developer Detained At US Border, Pressed On Wikileaks

flanktwo Re:Well, good (637 comments)

"A large number of Afghan informants had their names exposed "

Did you even actually read the documents? Names were blacked out.

Jesus christ.

I hope he wasn't an informant whose name you just exposed!

more than 4 years ago

Data Sorting World Record — 1 Terabyte, 1 Minute

flanktwo Re:What makes it a barrier? (129 comments)

People were obviously scared of a whole terror byte.

more than 4 years ago

Southwest Adds 'Mechanical Difficulties' To Act Of God List

flanktwo Re:It only makes sense (223 comments)

Of course, they want notarized proof if your sick and need to change planes.

Don't worry, getting sick will soon be an Act of God.

Also, a xeroxed copy of His driver's license or passport proving His identity. And His signature, which must match the signature card from a local bank.

I wonder if any deities have tried to open bank accounts after being denied trading accounts?

more than 4 years ago

Does Anyone Really Prefer Glossy Screens?

flanktwo Re:Don't sit with your back to the window (646 comments)

You rotate your desk 180 degrees over the course of the day?

About which axis of rotation? If it's horizontal about the north-south axis so that the desk is upside down at sunset, that's one way of enforcing a clean desk policy daily. Probably not so good for workplace injuries though.

more than 4 years ago


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