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NYU Group Says Its Scheme Makes Cracking Individual Passwords Impossible

ghee22 Re:WTF? (277 comments)

Our market research shows that our users prefer cats. Can you switch the monkeys to cats?

about 5 months ago

A Protocol For Home Automation

ghee22 YAHAI (116 comments)

Yet another home automation integrator? I'm looking into setting this up:

about a year ago

A Job Fair For Jobs In India — In California

ghee22 Re:Indians returning to India is old news (309 comments)

Indians returning to India is old news. Not all Indians who come to America stay. Many return because they get home sick or they can't adjust. Many also return to India because they can get a better deal in India. For the same set of skills they can live better in India.

Bingo. Parent is right about the "better deal". Middle class in India is not the same as middle class in America. Maids and cooks are common for middle class in India. In metro NYC, you are looking at $60/hour for a decent maid team, costing you at least $180 for a decent cleaning of a 1 bedroom apartment.

more than 2 years ago

Ask Slashdot: CS Grads Taking IT Jobs?

ghee22 Information Security (520 comments)

With a CS background, I'm able to bridge multiple datasets together via APIs to secure my organization. Without CS, I would not have known it's possible. Market this.

more than 2 years ago

Senate Votes To Turn Down Volume On TV Commercials

ghee22 HI (625 comments)

billy mays here. would you mind turning up the volume?

more than 3 years ago

Indian Government Threatens RIM, Skype With Ban

ghee22 Re:This is all from the Mumbai terror attacks (281 comments)

Bank robbers usually escape in cars so maybe we should ban automobiles to cut down on the number of bank robberies! Its' the same logic.

To be fair, the automobiles have 15 days to comply with publishing who is in the car and coordinates of all travel.

more than 4 years ago

Google Bringing HTML5 To Gmail

ghee22 Re:Slower and slower (112 comments)

I recall this being Firefox's defense arguement (

I have not analyzed Gmail's code, so I am not, with confidence, to state that Gmail is increasing memory usage to cache data.

However, I have not noticed any, significant or insignificant, performance boost from Gmail at 300% memory usage at +4 hours versus Gmail at 100% memory usage at +0.25 hours. I am currently attempting to debug my issue by disabling individual labs, and comparing memory usage results after a significant time has passed with the Gmail tab open. This is by no means a proper scientific study, but I do have hope that the leaker(s) will be identified.

more than 4 years ago

Google Bringing HTML5 To Gmail

ghee22 Re:Slower and slower (112 comments)

Agreed. With over 35 labs enabled, my gmail tab in the latest version of Chrome steadily increases its memory usage. I have repeatedly experienced a 300% increase in memory usage over a 4 hour period.

more than 4 years ago

Google Bringing HTML5 To Gmail

ghee22 Re:Thats not new (112 comments)

There is a Gmail Lab for this feature: Inserting images by Kent T Allows you to insert images into a message body. You can upload and insert image files in your computer, or insert images by URLs. This lab will not work if you have offline enabled.

more than 4 years ago

Please Do Not Change Your Password

ghee22 Re:Please let me use the same password (497 comments)

American Express & Macy's online statement credit card charge both mandate a maximum of 8 characters. I take my frustration out at login with a 7 letter password phrase. They don't allow spaces.

more than 4 years ago

The Amazing World of Software Version Numbers

ghee22 Re:Winamp (321 comments)

We're both right! From's capture of Winamp's FAQ:

What happened to Winamp 4?
You're not imagining things. Yes, we skipped a version number for the following reasons:

  • Winamp 5 combines the best aspects of Winamp 2 and Winamp 3 into one player. Hence Winamp 2 + Winamp 3 = Winamp 5!
  • Who the hell wants to see a Winamp 4 Skin :P
  • We think that a Fibonacci sequence for versioning might be pretty damn cool.
  • We improved so much in Winamp 5 that we figured it warranted skipping a version. ;)

more than 5 years ago

The Amazing World of Software Version Numbers

ghee22 Winamp (321 comments)

My favorite version # memory is Winamp 5. The best of Winamp 2 + Winamp 3 combined.

more than 5 years ago

Tetris Turns 25

ghee22 Re:Ztetris port available? (177 comments)

I have Tetris WiiWare! I could not find an option for garbage that truly sends scrambled lines with multiple holes. Would you mind spelling out where I can enable that option?

more than 5 years ago

Tetris Turns 25

ghee22 Ztetris port available? (177 comments)

Ztetris by Jimmy Mardell for TI calculators is, by far, my favorite version of tetris. I have yet to find another version of tetris that has the option in multiplayer to send scrambled lines to your opponent. If anyone is aware of one, please share! The world of assembly compiled TI-85 tetrising is increasingly becoming lonely.

more than 5 years ago

Reversing Undesirable Fish Evolution

ghee22 Re:Helped their evolution (216 comments)

What if the fish evolving to be smaller to avoid human mouths eventually leaves them set to be eliminated by some other force?

Don't worry, humans will adapt to find and eat the smaller fish.

more than 5 years ago

Recession Pushes IT To Find New Value In Old Gear

ghee22 FP... (206 comments)

^fRom my s%%%lightl.y us5ed PC!$

more than 5 years ago


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