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UK Police Warn Sharing James Foley Killing Video Is a Crime

fluch Benjamin Franklin said once (391 comments)

"He who would trade liberty for some temporary security, deserves neither liberty nor security. He who sacrifices freedom for security deserves neither."

about a month ago

Fukushima Leak Traced To Overflow Tank Built On a Slope

fluch Re:Just wondering... (76 comments)

You, the earthquake was big and so the wave. Sure this was a big catastrophe.

But have you thought radioactive fuel in spend fuel pool of Fukushima, if the now destabilised spend fuel pool get a big crack so that the water runs out? I think it is very likely that you don't need an earth quake as big as the one from March 10 to get this done...

about a year ago

Fukushima Leak Traced To Overflow Tank Built On a Slope

fluch Just wondering... (76 comments)

1) The current problems are just happening while the earth around is half way stable and not shaking too much. But what will happen if a half way decent earthquake is hitting the area of Fukushima? What will then happen to all those water tanks which seem already now to have bigger problems on a regular basis? What will happen to all the other sensitive parts of the nuclear plant whose structure is already badly damaged from the previous tsunami.

2) How many decades will the damaged poweplant still have to survive before it is not anymore a danger?

3) How frequently are half way decent earthquakes in that region?

I'm sure that the big catastrophy is still comming .. and will come sooner or later...

about a year ago

Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer: Forget the iPad, Surface Is the Tablet People Want

fluch Sure... (403 comments)

...and the world is a disk.

about 2 years ago

Among APs I detect, the secured:unsecured ratio is:

fluch 9:0 here (277 comments)

Which is far better than 10:1...

more than 2 years ago

TSA Defends Pat Down of 4-Year-Old Girl

fluch Shame on the TSA (1174 comments)

What else can one say, than shame on the TSA.

I fly a lot in the EU and I never had any problems with the security process. I was always treated respectfully and profesional manner.

But flying to the US (which I awoid at any cost, but sometimes I can't) is always an unpleasent thing. In a way the USA has lost already against terrorism since it lets itself be terrorised.

That a country of democracy and "freedom" has its people treated like this is nothing else than shameful...

more than 2 years ago

End of Windows XP Support Era Signals Beginning of Security Nightmare

fluch So what? (646 comments)

So what? Computers running Win98, Win95 etc. are already in this situation. Nobody complains about them...

more than 2 years ago

FTL Neutrinos Explained... Maybe

fluch XKCD (226 comments)

I just remember this joke about the event:

more than 2 years ago

For Texas Textbooks, a Victory For Evolution

fluch Re:Have to share this (626 comments)

Rated "Funny"? Where is the "Sad" or "Depressing" tag when one needs it?!

more than 3 years ago

Heathrow To Install Facial Recognition Scanners

fluch Maybe this is the problem (114 comments)

"The departure lounge allows international and domestic passengers to be together so that the domestic passengers have access to the lounge facilities, according to BAA." ... which looks like a security design fail to me.

Still, what if I have a valid, selfbought ticket from Miami to Heathrow T5 with a connecting flight to some small local airport in the UK afterwards?

more than 3 years ago

Amazon and Barnes & Noble Jostle Over Battery Life Figures for Nook, Kindle

fluch Re:Jesus Christ. (160 comments)

Shyeah, who reads on that schedule?

People who want to bost themself with how many books their device has loaded on but do not actually read books... ;-)

more than 3 years ago

Amazon and Barnes & Noble Jostle Over Battery Life Figures for Nook, Kindle

fluch Strange... (160 comments)

My books don't consume electricity. The oldest ones I have are physical prints which are more than 50 years old. Still working and looking splendit ... without electricity. I know, I might be a troll here .... but I never understood the reason for e-books....

more than 3 years ago

Why You Shouldn't Panic Over Mac Malware

fluch Re:I have a better reason... (370 comments)

Well, for me -- not being an artist, but a mathematician -- a Mac just perfoms best. Great huge screen, an OS which just works the way it should, a great TeX distribution, and good choice of programs for surfing the web, reading e-mails and organising my BibTeX references. I for myself have used Linux before and it does a great job but by now I feel more comfortable with my iMac...

more than 2 years ago

The Future of In-Car Computing

fluch iCar with iSurvilance included (112 comments)

After just having seen what information the iPhone stores without the users knowledge I don't want to know how much more information the future smartcar wants to store and give away to different companies and lawenforcement agencies. No thanks.

more than 3 years ago

SSDs Cause Crisis For Digital Forensics

fluch Should not matter (491 comments)

In case the harddrive is full disc encrypted it all should not matter...

more than 3 years ago

The French Government Can Now Censor the Internet

fluch How long does it take... (419 comments)

...that Wikileaks is on that list? Or similar sites?

more than 3 years ago

UK Twitter Users Declare 'I'm Spartacus'

fluch Crap! (213 comments)

Such kind of failed appeals makes me want to bom.... %$!%$$*&! CARRIER LOST.

more than 3 years ago


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