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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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Ubuntu Moves Away From GNOME

flanktwo Re:Natty Narwhal? (514 comments)

Nah. It'll suck.

more than 3 years ago
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Star Wars Films In 3D Due In 2012

flanktwo Re:ugh! (409 comments)

Ja.

more than 3 years ago
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Dual-Core CPU Opens Door To 1080p On Smartphones

flanktwo Re:Apple? (314 comments)

What's the benefit of processing using imaginary cores?

about 4 years ago
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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
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Highly Directional Terahertz Laser Demonstrated

flanktwo Re:Arms race (125 comments)

Or peeing your pants.

more than 4 years ago
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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? http://ca.news.yahoo.com/s/afp/100717/oddities/india_stocks_religion_hindu_offbeat

more than 4 years ago
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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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