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WRT54G Successor Falls Flat On Promises

gl4ss Re:OMFG compile! (80 comments)

yeah so linksys developed the chips and stuff? yeah right(1).

(2) other manufacturers buy from the same chip manufacturers and get the same cookie cutter drivers under the same cookie cutter nda.

3,4,5 doesn't stop others from doing so.

5 hours ago
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BioWare Announces Dragon Age Inquisition For October 7th

gl4ss Re:Dragon age huh? (58 comments)

the cookie cutting wasn't that much of the problem.

it was recycling the same places over and over and over again. that's not cookie cutting. that's just being lazy.

8 hours ago
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WRT54G Successor Falls Flat On Promises

gl4ss $409.99 WHAT THE FUCK (80 comments)

they clearly missed the ball on there about what made the previous model useful.

I mean, for 400 bucks you could pick up two minnowboards.
or like, 7 raspberry pi's with wifi.
or like, 10 normal home wifi routers.

400 bucks why bother with their gpl dancing around. you can buy a frigging dualcore laptop for that money and enjoy out of the box webcam hosting, ethernet + wifi routing with a built in high resolution display and built in ups!

8 hours ago
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Not Just a Cleanup Any More: LibreSSL Project Announced

gl4ss Re:Please change the name! (310 comments)

nothing to do with wrestling but it sounds like it has something to do with certain kind of "monthlies".

yesterday
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Scammers Lower Comcast Bills, Get Jail Time

gl4ss Re:Something smells fishy here (94 comments)

the guy who did the internal investigation and lawyer costs... 2.4 million. I guess they're claiming that they don't know which discounted rates were legit and which were purchased so they removed the discount backdoor from the system. that's a bit fishy if they had used it for discounting feature for people who had suffered from service outages etc...

yesterday
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Experts Say Hitching a Ride In an Airliner's Wheel Well Is Not a Good Idea

gl4ss Re:What I want to know is ... (223 comments)

..but you can buy 10 kilos+ of food and other stuff from the airport.

yesterday
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The Science Behind Powdered Alcohol

gl4ss Re:Synthohol (158 comments)

and nobody cares for the taste so fuck it.

however, several researchers have been researching for alcohol substitute that could be cleared from body with another substance.

however biggest problem with this research is simply that any such substance is either already labeled as a drug or gets labeled as a drug very fast. because alcohol is the only thing state wants you to use for druggy effects.

yesterday
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General Mills Retracts "No Right to Sue" EULA Clause

gl4ss Re:Joke about lawyers (87 comments)

wanabe corporate lawyer is even worse, like who was probably putting it on here.

can't imagine a real lawyer being so stupid, then again I hear in usa anyone can pass for one.

they should actually be class action sued by everyone who liked them on facebook since they tried to unlawfully coerce their options and freedoms.

2 days ago
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Why Portland Should Have Kept Its Water, Urine and All

gl4ss Re:Well water is nasty? (330 comments)

and in many areas it's crap.

otoh some areas have spring water pumped straight to the water utility.

however, very few people choose where they live based on that.

2 days ago
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$42,000 Prosthetic Hand Outperformed By $50 3D Printed Hand

gl4ss Re:Sunk Costs (276 comments)

make it 1000 for the printer.

10 000$ bucks printer(mojo) doesn't print in taulman nylon(which is what he is now printing another version in for him). ..part of the reason why the commercial hand option is so high is that the person isn't expected to pay from his own money at all, but from insurance.

2 days ago
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OpenSSL Cleanup: Hundreds of Commits In a Week

gl4ss Re:Regression testing? (372 comments)

well sure, but better to just remove the weird bugs in the first place than have some weird workarounds from 20 year old operating systems messing everything up..

2 days ago
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Google and Facebook: Unelected Superpowers?

gl4ss where the fuck on the google (239 comments)

IPO shareholder or other shareholder information is the text where it says that the company exists to lobby for benefit of shareholders?

watf? is this again the same shit about how "a stock company has to be doing 100% and use all the dirty tricks to get maximum profit or else they're illegal since stock companies by the law have to try to do that" shit?? a stock company can exist for variety of purposes and goals, "making profit at any cost" is rarely in their stated goals or strategies.

(and since googles famous tagline for this is "do no evil" one could easily argue that if they engage in "evil" lobbying to benefit just their shareholders then they are in fact committing fraud against shareholders. and by the way if schmidt is using googles resources to lobby for exemptions for him then he is actually engaging in fraud... against other stockholders)

2 days ago
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New Facebook Phone App Lets You Stalk Your Friends

gl4ss Re:Google Latitude (61 comments)

yeah it's pretty old hat as a feature. ..and really, if you don't want to be stalked by some dude, don't enable the nearby friends feature for that dude. simple as that, no?

it's getting to the point with fb that if they add ANY feature that adds any connectivity possibility or something then someone will quickly write about how it enables stalking, surveillance or something else.

4 days ago
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Peoria Mayor Sends Police To Track Down Twitter Parodist

gl4ss Re:Isn't parody protected in the US? (168 comments)

well..

the mayor shouldn't been giving orders to the police in the first place.

anyways, that's how it's supposed to be in democratic countries. the mayor can make a report of a crime and the police could just then say that "hey man, that's not a crime."

4 days ago
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'Accidental' Siberian Mummies Part of Mysterious Ancient Arctic Civilization

gl4ss Re:Bet On Vikings (34 comments)

but vikings are more ancient than this.

however, if this is what they used their copper for it might explain why they(northern tribes) had to start using reindeer parts for everything.

5 days ago
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Criminals Using Drones To Find Cannabis Farms and Steal Crops

gl4ss Re:Just one more reason (256 comments)

in britain you can still keep it(the war on drugs). there's plenty of other substances to keep fighting against.

besides, situation with mj in britain is that if you get caught with a joint/small bag pretty much nothing happens(compared to some other countries where they will raid your property..).

anyhow, it would be pretty easy to entrap these guys, to extract money from them. setup the lights and cameras, wait with your crew and boom, they pay or go to prison for extortion.

5 days ago
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RCMP Arrest Canadian Teen For Heartbleed Exploit

gl4ss Re:Story important for pacifying headlines (104 comments)

yeah, it's a shame.

and I bet some asshats will stop from patching because the "hacker is already in jail".

about a week ago

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Would You Board Flight 666 to HEL?

gl4ss gl4ss writes  |  about 7 months ago

gl4ss (559668) writes "http://abcnews.go.com/Weird/wireStory/board-flight-666-hel-20244972 Superstitious people might want to skip this one, the flight AY666 to HEL. Currently in Helsinki the weather is great, even if HEL is due to freeze in few months."
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Android-x86 3.2-RC2 released

gl4ss gl4ss writes  |  more than 2 years ago

gl4ss (559668) writes ""The test build is based on the Android 3.2.2. We fixed and added many x86 specified code to let the system runs smoothly on x86 platforms, especially for netbooks or tablets.". android-x86 can be used for running android on generic x86 hw or in virtual machines, which is useful for development purposes among other things."
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Google acquires Motorola Mobility

gl4ss gl4ss writes  |  more than 2 years ago

gl4ss (559668) writes "http://finance.yahoo.com/news/Google-to-Acquire-Motorola-bw-4079820793.html?x=0 . (g&m))"today announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement under which Google will acquire Motorola Mobility for $40.00 per share in cash, or a total of about $12.5 billion, a premium of 63% to the closing price of Motorola Mobility shares on Friday, August 12, 2011. The transaction was unanimously approved by the boards of directors of both companies." So Motorolas frequently re-organized phone subsidiary has found now a new home, at a sizeable premium. Is this start of Google starting to defend Androids patent troubles and what will this mean for the rest of Android manufacturers?"

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gun crime vs. gun control

gl4ss gl4ss writes  |  more than 11 years ago

wtf has this to do with slashdot?

WTF?

gazillion idiot posts in a second. NONE of wich were unbiased, and riddled with serious thought holes.

israel has low gun crime ratio? wtf, the country is in (half) state of war ffs. oh yeh, legit shooting isn't gun crime and legit rocket strikes from another side of the fence isn't gun crime either.

guns don't kill people, idiots with guns thinking they can protect people kill people.

guns are fun. ON A FREAKING SHOOTING ALLEY. that i must admit.

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whore.

gl4ss gl4ss writes  |  more than 11 years ago

yes. i'm developing my theory and practice of karmawhoring.

seriously, there should be a howto to karmawhoring.. though.. it could end up pretty short. following just about 3 rules one could easily expand his karma to excellent in ~3 weeks.

hmm. karmawhoring robot could end up intresting..
aw i guess i'll have to try to finish my google linkfarm detector/filter searcher..

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