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Canon Shows the Most Sensitive Camera Sensor In the World

garphik Totally cool! (218 comments)

Thats a great presentation video. If it can deliver what it shows in the video, its really good.

about a year ago

First Evidence That Some Insects May Rely On Photosynthesis

garphik Meh... (107 comments)

So, there will be a fight for becoming taller and broader, space on land will become so important that you have to almost root yourself there?

about 2 years ago

Gamera II Team Smashes Previous Best Human-Powered Helicopter Flight Time

garphik not original (118 comments)

Flintstones did it in the stone age

about 2 years ago

The Hobbit's Higher Frame Rate To Cost Theater Operators

garphik Re:Stage acting - the real 3D (710 comments)

Next would be stage acting, which is almost life-like.. Or maybe holographic projected stage acting done by 3D models

I should be patenting these ideas :-)

more than 2 years ago

The Hobbit's Higher Frame Rate To Cost Theater Operators

garphik Stage acting - the real 3D (710 comments)

Next would be stage acting, which is almost life-like.. Or maybe holographic projected stage acting done by 3D models

more than 2 years ago

Icons That Don't Make Sense Anymore

garphik Its only symbols (713 comments)

Its only symbolic representation of the thing its like a language people have developed from relevant objects and people have learnt and got used to. I wonder what he would comment about the hieroglyphics??

more than 2 years ago

Synaptic Dropped From Ubuntu 11.10

garphik No upgrade (360 comments)

I am not upgrading Ubuntu from 10.04 anymore, I am a gentooer henceforth, its getting too bureaucratic.

about 3 years ago

KDE Software Compilation 4.6.0 Released

garphik KDE doesn't look professional enough (202 comments)

Gnome looks a bit more professional with the menu structures, icons and nautilus. With KDE it feels as though you have to do a lot more to get the same operations done. Couple of things I find annoying are the space utilization on the windows, they should try to maximize the window area and not shrink it with big icons and fonts, next... the file browser is not as good as nautilus.

more than 3 years ago

Slashdot Launches Re-Design

garphik Good stuff (2254 comments)

Personally I did not like the previous design much, it was bulkier and slower than its predecessor... The new design looks nimble and uncluttered. Good stuff indeed.

more than 3 years ago

Is the Web Heading Toward Redirect Hell?

garphik Re:My Idea (321 comments)

Looks very close to a browser based DOS attack :-)

more than 3 years ago

Internet Explorer Turns 15

garphik Re:IE turns 15... (271 comments)

sheesh the story ended too soon, I was waiting for how Chrome OS would make an entry

more than 3 years ago

iPhone's PIN-Based Security Transparent To Ubuntu

garphik Encryption? (264 comments)

I thought these devices would have encrypted the files in filesystem that is why the PIN... Seems odd

more than 4 years ago

Why Linux Is Not Attracting Young Developers

garphik Re:Considered a solved problem? (742 comments)

Spot on. I am aligned to this view point, OS pool seems to be full and they all do the same things, no innovation coming out from there means its a solved problem. Thus there will be less people attracted towards it trying to create a problem and then try to solve it. I also think the current study curriculum has hit a wall, until they have open ends there would be no new stuff in OSs.

more than 4 years ago

The Ultimate Geek Christmas Card

garphik Re:iPhone geeky? (122 comments)

Getting iPhone is geeky? I think not, it means you are a gadget freak. Now if you compile the iPhone kernel on the iPhone and use it boasting that its much faster than your regular kernels, that definitely qualifies you as a geek.

more than 4 years ago

Chrome OS and Android "Will Likely Converge" In the Future

garphik Difficult maintaing an OS (155 comments)

It is a real surprise they are going to merge chrome and android. /Sarcasm

more than 4 years ago

How To Vet Clever Ideas Without Giving Them Away?

garphik As the saying goes (539 comments)

Don't worry about people stealing your ideas. If your ideas are any good, you'll have to ram them down people's throats. - Howard Aiken

more than 4 years ago

Behind the "My Location" Errors In Google Maps

garphik Its okay (78 comments)

Its still beta ;-)

about 5 years ago


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