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FBI Investigates 'Sophisticated' Cyber Attack On JP Morgan, 4 More US Banks

gTsiros Honest question from a non-USian (98 comments)

Why does the FBI get involved? is it because the events span multiple states, or because the banks have so much clout? If this had happened to google or microsoft, for example, would the FBI get involved?

about three weeks ago

Windows 8.1 Update Crippling PCs With BSOD, Microsoft Suggests You Roll Back

gTsiros Slashdot (304 comments)

News for nerds. Stuff that matters. ... :|

about a month ago

Murder Suspect Asked Siri Where To Hide a Dead Body

gTsiros Re:No, he didn't. (160 comments)

Isn't it possible to sideload siri in an earlier phone model?

about a month ago

Solid State Drives Break the 50 Cents Per GiB Barrier, OCZ ARC 100 Launched

gTsiros ocz? (183 comments)

yeah, no thanks. After having been burned horribly by ocz, i'm not touching anything carrying their name, no matter who actually builds them.

about a month ago

Psychology's Replication Battle

gTsiros Re:WTF? (172 comments)

speak straight, without sarcasm.

there are examples, if you wish you can find out about them yourself.

about a month and a half ago

Lionsgate Sues Limetorrents,, and Others Over Expendables 3 Leak

gTsiros Re:The DHS Is On The Case (207 comments)

to paraphrase a genius:

it starts with your thumb... AND THEN IT GETS FUN

in other words, baby steps.

about a month and a half ago

Psychology's Replication Battle

gTsiros Re:WTF? (172 comments)

physicist here

there *are* experiments that are non-replicable, but still valuable.

hell, we have thought experiments that are also valuable

about a month and a half ago

Quiet Cooling With a Copper Foam Heatsink

gTsiros there already are heatsinks (171 comments)

that under """normal""" use don't reach 50c without a fan

also, they are not the first to think about this. back in the athlon xp days i thought of a "hairbrush" like heatsink with many tiny copper strands
however, heat transfer from sink base to each "fiber" is relatively weak

about 1 month ago

Amputee Is German Long Jump Champion

gTsiros unfair advantage? (175 comments)

those claiming so are free to remove any extraneous limbs of their own

about 2 months ago

Verizon Now Throttling Top 'Unlimited' Subscribers On 4G LTE

gTsiros what the hell are you doing on your cellphone (274 comments)

that takes 5 GB per month?

do you HAVE to stream entire movies and music to it?

why not copy stuff to its storage and maybe save some wireless bandwidth?

about 2 months ago

Australian Government Moving Forward With Anti-Piracy Mandate For ISPs

gTsiros huh (128 comments)

Did anyone notice that *they* used the correct term "copyright infringement" while the story submitter used the incorrect term "piracy" ? It's usually the opposite happening.

about 2 months ago

The First Person Ever To Die In a Tesla Is a Guy Who Stole One

gTsiros Re: Thrown from the vehicle (443 comments)

how do you know that he wasn't, an owner of a tesla vehicle?

about 2 months ago

Watch Dogs Graphics and Gameplay: PC Vs. Xbox One, With Surprising Results

gTsiros Re: Unless you've spent $300 on a GPU... (210 comments)

you do realize /r/pcmasterrace is tongue-in-cheek at best? Something like /r/circlejerk

about 2 months ago

Google Is Offering Free Coding Lessons To Women and Minorities

gTsiros Re:Raising Interest (376 comments)

is the busa comfortable for long trips?

about 3 months ago

Did Russia Trick Snowden Into Going To Moscow?

gTsiros Re: Useful Idiot or Russian Agent (346 comments)

he set a personal example and proved this is something worth sacrificing yourself for.

i respect that. complete lunacy, but we do live in a crazy world.

about 3 months ago

Goodbye, Ctrl-S

gTsiros I'd rather not use (521 comments)

a text editor that is so error prone that *needs* to autosave constantly("continuously"). Or software in general, for that matter.

about 4 months ago

Report: YouTube Buying For $1 Billion

gTsiros Re: Why is twitch popular? (142 comments)

I watch zisteau's inferno mines (and others) recently. Practically, i learn new techniques, ideas, etc.

about 4 months ago

Zuckerberg's $100 Million Education Gift Solved Little

gTsiros Re: Proverb (335 comments)

I wish I was half the fool Zuckerberg is.

You do too, but you probably wouldn't admit it, even to yourself.

about 4 months ago


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