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New OpenSSL Man-in-the-Middle Flaw Affects All Clients

g1zmo Re:This is awesome (217 comments)

Literally no one has ever said that.

about 2 months ago
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Dyn.com Ends Free Dynamic DNS

g1zmo Re:Alternatives (242 comments)

That's exactly what they did to the service that I used (and made fair donations to annually) for years: everydns.net.

about 4 months ago
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OpenSUSE 13.2 To Use Btrfs By Default

g1zmo Re:Beta testers (91 comments)

FWIW, Netgear's ReadyNAS lines have been using btrfs for about a year now.

about 4 months ago
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Enlightenment E19 Pre-Alpha Released

g1zmo Re:font hinting & antialiasing (89 comments)

Some folks are more particular about fonts than others, but I really like Adobe's (free/libre) Source fonts:

Proportional Sans: Source Sans Pro

Monospace: Source Code Pro

I've been using those as my system default sans and mono fonts for a few years now.

about 6 months ago
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Media Player Nightingale Reaches 1.12.1; First Release Since Songbird

g1zmo Re:Comparisons? (79 comments)

VLC is (mostly) a media player. Nightingale is a media library manager similar to iTunes or Windows Media Player.

about 6 months ago
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Affordable Blood Work In Four Hours Coming To Pharmacies

g1zmo Re:hemoglobin test (282 comments)

You will end up being the only person on the whole planet who cares

It's usually at this point that a person finally realizes that that's pretty much how they started out, too.

about 8 months ago
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How Blockbuster Could Have Owned Netflix

g1zmo Re:Pretty much. (385 comments)

I have no knowledge of their content selection (I think it's only movies, no TV shows), but Vudu uses the pay-per-view model you're looking for.

about 8 months ago
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No FiOS In Boston? We'll Make an Ad Anyway

g1zmo Re:No Fakers? (202 comments)

A few, but it's mostly just Massholes.

about 10 months ago
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USAF Almost Nuked North Carolina In 1961 – Declassified Document

g1zmo Re:A little drastic but... (586 comments)

That's actually why I linked to the short article about the origin of the quote, which is usually mis-attributed to Socrates.

about 10 months ago
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USAF Almost Nuked North Carolina In 1961 – Declassified Document

g1zmo Re:A little drastic but... (586 comments)

This is the obverse of the equally-timeless idea that the world is going to hell because the lazy, uncultured, over-coddled kids these days look/talk/act funny and play terrible music.

The children now love luxury. They have bad manners, contempt for authority; they show disrespect for elders and love chatter in place of exercise.

--Kenneth John Freeman (1907)

about 10 months ago
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Cyanogen Mod Goes Commercial To Make "Available On Everything, To Everyone"

g1zmo Re:they have a girl!!!!!!! (230 comments)

Oooh oooh ooh, when is it my day to decide what should and shouldn't be allowed? Am I on the schedule yet? How do I get on the schedule?

about 10 months ago
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UK Gov't Outlines Plans To Privatize Royal Mail

g1zmo Re:Private company delivering a Public good (220 comments)

You speak as if we all had "consensus" to spend money on certain things.

You do. It usually happens in early November, when you choose which people you will send to DC to represent your interests.

about a year ago
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Pastafarian Wins Battle To Wear Colander In License Photo

g1zmo Re: Hey (535 comments)

Indeed, the same can be said of the whole canon.

about a year ago
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Massachusetts Enacts 6.25% Sales Tax On "Prewritten" Software Consulting

g1zmo Re: Hey MA programmers! Move to NH. (364 comments)

I currently live and work in Cambridge and I'm curious, how far is that drive and how long does it take you?

1 year,18 hours
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Employers Switching From Payroll Checks To Prepaid Cards With Fees

g1zmo Re:why checks have anything to do with it? (1103 comments)

Because that's a massive $30-$40 billion/yr revenue stream that banks fought tooth-and-nail to protect when the Credit CARD Act was passed in 2009.

1 year,28 days
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The $200,000 Software Developer

g1zmo Re:Forget $200k... (473 comments)

It's extremely rare for extensive personal projects to satisfy the HR filter for a position looking for professional experience.

about a year ago
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Irish SOPA Used To Block Pirate Bay Access

g1zmo Why TPB? (94 comments)

Is all this heat on The Pirate Bay simply because of its name recognition? There are many many more torrent trackers out there that all have the same content.

about a year ago
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Clearing Up Wayland FUD, Misconceptions

g1zmo Re:The Manchurian Candidate (240 comments)

xmove was around for forever, while xpra is the latest gen implementation. Why would you claim that they don't exist?

about a year ago

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