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The "Rickmote Controller" Can Hijack Any Google Chromecast

gmagill Re:Goatse (131 comments)

With most web-email showing previews of enclosed links, it's much harder to accomplish the rolling of Rick via email. This guy deserves our praise for seeking out creative alternatives.

about 4 months ago
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ISS-Above Tells You When the International Space Station is Overhead (Video)

gmagill Re:Nice advertisement (59 comments)

I think it's nice to see applications for the Pi. Let grandma use the ISS locator on her iPhone - anyone who wants to experiment will find more usefulness with projects like this one.

about 6 months ago
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What percentage of your online communications are encrypted?

gmagill Re:Really? MD5? (186 comments)

but 99% of the hair-splitting is done by only 5.3% of posters

about 7 months ago
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The Guy Who Unknowingly 'Live-Blogged' the Bin Laden Raid

gmagill Re:Anniversaries (142 comments)

what event was unimportant?

about 7 months ago
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New Zero-Day Flash Bug Affects Windows, OS X, and Linux Computers

gmagill Re:Long story short (178 comments)

If I want games, I'll fire up a game console.

So what do you do when you see something like this?

  • HTML5 version: Play Now
  • Console versions: We are seeking a publisher

I don't know because I've never seen that.

about 7 months ago
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Raspberry Pi's Eben Upton: How We're Turning Everyone Into DIY Hackers

gmagill Re:Am I getting old? (90 comments)

My other option was time, since I'm now married with two young kids (2.5 and 4 months)...

So they were born 6 months apart?

about 8 months ago
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Up-Front Seats For Tonight's Near-Earth Asteroid

gmagill Re:metric, motherfuckers (99 comments)

"Hey, Paulie! How's it hangin'?"

about 9 months ago
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Avatars Help Schizophrenics Gain Control of Voices In Their Heads

gmagill Tony? (138 comments)

"Danny isn't here, Mrs. Torrence"

about a year and a half ago
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Ask Slashdot: What Magazines Do You Still Read?

gmagill Rolling Stone (363 comments)

It's the onliest one I still read paper copy, for some reason.

about a year and a half ago
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How Verizon's 'Six Strikes' Plan Works

gmagill Re:I live a few hundred feet from a coffee shop (505 comments)

I've yet to come across a home router that comes with wireless enabled by default and when enabling it, you must choose to have encryption. Skip that step, (least effort), and you're wide-open.

about 2 years ago
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Ask Slashdot: Using a Tablet As a Sole Computing Device?

gmagill Re:Chromebook (417 comments)

Whoa! A 3-digiter!
Tell us about the old days, papaw. Like how you used to walk to the computer lab on campus, uphill both to & from.
And how you saved up your paper route profits to get that 1541 drive for your Commodore 64.

about 2 years ago
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First Two-Legged Robot Marathon is Under Way In Osaka, Japan

gmagill Number Five is alive (28 comments)

or is it five in number?

either way, that's the coolest fucking thing I've seen in a while.

more than 3 years ago
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Comcast Activates IPv6 Trial Users

gmagill Re:Famous Last Words (214 comments)

OT but I love your sig. A pet peeve of mine, too.

more than 3 years ago
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Slashdot Launches Re-Design

gmagill Re:This is slashdot? (2254 comments)

Yes, and you're not designing a web site, anyway - you're posting a comment on a message board.

more than 3 years ago

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Verizon Sells Phone Lines in 14 States

gmagill gmagill writes  |  more than 5 years ago

gmagill (105538) writes "Quoted from article: "Verizon Communications Inc. agreed to sell local phone businesses in 14 states to Frontier Communications Corp. in a deal valued at $8.6 billion, the latest move by Verizon to focus on markets that are better tailored to its fiber-optic services.""
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