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Silicon Valley Doesn't Have an Attitude Problem, OK?

gangien Re: Silicon Valley is overrated (262 comments)

- In most all states, you can carry a 'deadly weapon', sometimes openly, sometimes concealed. Get over it. The crime rate of CCW holders is the same as the police.
- No matter what school you send your kids too, there will be some dumbshit taught to them. learn to be a decent parent.
- they are anti abortion, not family planning. get over yourself.

about 2 months ago

Oracle Hasn't Killed Java -- But There's Still Time

gangien Re:Oh noes! (371 comments)

dat whoosh.

about 2 months ago

Facebook Seeks Devs To Make Linux Network Stack As Good As FreeBSD's

gangien Re:This does pose the question: (195 comments)

I interviewed there, and there and had a dude with under a year of experience out of college interview me. and of course, give a horrible interview. I'm pretty sure that's the reason I didn't get the offer (of course who knows, maybe other reasons). they have this idea that an engineer is an engineer, which I think is good. to an extent, but in the end it's a bullshit philosophy.

about 2 months ago

eSports Starting To Go Mainstream

gangien Re:I'll believe it when it actually happens. (116 comments)

We're a hell of a lot of closer now, than we were. There are people playing for literally millions now. A far cry from the days of fatal1ty.

about 3 months ago

Sony Forgets To Pay For Domain, Hilarity Ensues

gangien Re:Not the first time! (277 comments)

A guy who posted on /. renewed one of the MS domains. Or atleast, that's what I recall.

about 3 months ago

Supreme Court Rules Against Aereo Streaming Service

gangien Re:One disturbing bit: (484 comments)

we have not had anything close to a free market solution on health care in my lifetime.

about 4 months ago

You've Got Male: Amazon's Growth Impacting Seattle Dating Scene

gangien Re:Which one? (315 comments)

As a single male living around seattle. Seattle obviously.

- San Fran/cali drivers are are assholes
- In seattle, you can live in downtown and walk everywhere, or still have a decent commute in the suburbs. outside of downtown, Seattle has plenty of parking. In Downtown Seattle, it's sitll better than San Fran.
- Housing prices. Seattle's not cheap, but it's that high compared to other larger metropolitan areas.
- San Fran gets better points on weather.

Basically, Seattle > San Fran.

about 5 months ago

Former NSA Director: 'We Kill People Based On Metadata'

gangien Re:The price of liberty (155 comments)

I don't think Tolwyn said that. That was the captured pilot.

about 5 months ago

Bitcoin Exchange CEO Charlie Shrem Arrested On Money Laundering Charge

gangien Re:I was wondering when that would happen (330 comments)

There is quite a difference between something being counter intuitive and being bullshit.

And maybe one day you'll learn having a good bullshit detector will get you through so much of life.

about 9 months ago

Bitcoin Exchange CEO Charlie Shrem Arrested On Money Laundering Charge

gangien Re:I was wondering when that would happen (330 comments)

Bitcoin can not be stopped.

Is this where I'm supposed to laugh?

Will bitcoin last? I have zero clue. But the amount of absolutes I see used by people describing bitcoin and how it works, makes my bullshit detector go off.

about 9 months ago

Ask Slashdot: How Can I Improve My Memory For Study?

gangien Re:Sleep study (384 comments)

While I understand your point, the whole "why remember something I can look up in a book" thing.

Being able to remember stuff is incredibly useful. From simply remembering a schedule (which can be complicated) to remembering how you solved another problem.

about 9 months ago

Valve Releases Debian-Based SteamOS Beta

gangien Re:Torrent (211 comments)

do sites even get /.ed anymore?

about 10 months ago

Buried In the Source: "No Expectation of Privacy"

gangien Re:How do we get Congress to sign up? (365 comments)

despite what so much of /. and the internet seems to think, there's a difference between a theory that we evolved from monkeys and whether organisms evolve. He has quite clearly stated his stance.

1 year,7 days

JavaScript-Based OpenRISC Emulator Can Run Linux, GCC, Wayland

gangien Re:Just Stop. Please. It's Time to Stop. (89 comments)

Because they can.

Off topic, what happened to my slashdot, where this post would get modded down.. :(

1 year,9 days

HP CEO Meg Whitman To Employees: No More Telecommuting For You

gangien Re:RIP (477 comments)

The HP way died a long time ago. Pre Fiorina at the very least.

1 year,13 days

Valve Announces Steambox, Sort Of

gangien that name.. (252 comments)

XBone.. is that really what people are calling it, in a non derogatory way?

about a year ago

NRA Joins ACLU Lawsuit Against NSA

gangien Re:This just in: (531 comments)

"the price of freedom is eternal vigilance"

But I'm guessing you're just a troll.

about a year ago


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