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AWS Urges Devs To Scrub Secret Keys From GitHub

gunnaraztek Re:And? (109 comments)

hear hear *clapping*

we need something for this, kinda like the darwin awards but for this kinda fails :)

about 10 months ago

Update on the March of Progress: How Slashdot's New Look Is Shaping Up

gunnaraztek HOSTS file (237 comments)

Completely disable the beta:

Put this in your hosts file! beta.slashdot.org

In your hosts file. Seems to work, not sure how long though...

about a year ago

Driver Privacy Act Introduced In US Senate

gunnaraztek Hoping the data is valid and authenticateable (69 comments)

Here's me hoping that those recorders are accurate!

If they are i would much rather like them telling the story of a crash than multiple seperate arguments from the people in a crash.

I'd want them if and only if they are accurate and verifiable!

But, that's an iffy if...

1 year,10 days

Proposed California Law Would Mandate Smartphone Kill Switch

gunnaraztek Not gonna work... (252 comments)

1. Steal a phone
2. Put it into airplane mode (android and iphone both allow this without unlocking)
3. Spend any time needed to defuse the bricking feature...

about a year ago

How Google Fiber Could Do Some National Good, Or At Least Scare the Carriers

gunnaraztek Re:AT&Ts model (163 comments)

Iceland here...

100 Mb/s down 100 Mb/s up 240 GB cap, get over that, same cap, yep internet stops :P

HOWEVER they do not cap or count domestic traffic, so domestic proxies are a godsend!

This is during a high usage time: http://speedtest.net/result/2502948610.png though i do max 100 Mb/s on torrent all the time, up and down :P

about 2 years ago

IEEE Launches 400G Ethernet Standards Process

gunnaraztek Re:Too fast (94 comments)

Which makes this perfect for datacenters...

about 2 years ago

Developers Begin Hunt For a Killer App For Google Glass

gunnaraztek Re:Fast video record on command (155 comments)


I've always hated how slow some camera apps are, when i want to take a picture i want it to take the picture the same microsecond i give the command, not 1-3 seconds later...

about 2 years ago

Ask Slashdot: Dealing With an Advanced Wi-Fi Leech?

gunnaraztek Disable wi-fi encryption... (884 comments)

... enable dhcp (no default gateway)
connect the access point to a openvpn server NOT THE INTERNET
connect the openvpn server to the internet

[access point]---[openvpn server]---([router]---[modem])---[internet]

So it goes like this for you:
you connect to your wi-fi
you authenticate with a certificate to your openvpn server
you use internet

It goes like this for him:
oooh open wi-fi ... connect
oooh ip, thanks
ping google.com ERROR
hax somebank.com ERROR

about 2 years ago

Microsoft Axing Messenger On March 15th

gunnaraztek Re:Mumble? (218 comments)

Mumble has very good encryption, if the host uses proper keys. Mumble can use the same encryption keys as websites do.

about 2 years ago

Microsoft Office 2013 Not Compatible With Windows XP, Vista

gunnaraztek TeX (711 comments)

Don't know about you, but i've been using LaTeX for everything for years...

more than 2 years ago

Suggestions For Music Hosting?

gunnaraztek Host in Iceland... (225 comments)

... no hosting services in iceland have ANY upload limits, they do-however have "download" limits, which means data from other countries _TO_ the server is metered, and quite expensive but ANY upload (from the server to the internet) is completely free.

Just a matter of making a deal, i'd reccomend contacting x.is and 1984.is.

Additionally, a 100 mbit connection at home in iceland is only like 7k ISK (~60 USD) with a 250 gb download (see above) cap and NO upload cap. (See: http://hringdu.is/page/yfirlit/ljos/ / http://translate.google.com/translate?sl=auto&tl=en&u=http%3A%2F%2Fhringdu.is%2Fpage%2Fyfirlit%2Fljos%2F)

Here's my speed (50/50 mbit connection, ~4k ISK (~30 USD) a month) http://www.speedtest.net/result/1801028229.png

p.s. data within iceland is not metered at all, up or down.
p.p.s. if you do hit the "download" limit, they don't charge you, they slow the connection down to ~4 KB/s so you can't keep downloading but domestic speeds stay the same all the time (so yes i proxy to friends when i go over my cap).
p.p.p.s. A friend of mine even runs an anime streaming site from one of those connections in iceland at http://fluffy.is/ it runs quite well and has for about a year now on the current connection.


more than 2 years ago

Malicious QR Code Use On the Rise

gunnaraztek NFC riskier (234 comments)

I can encode a nfc card with a url and my nexus s will happily scan it, and open the browser instantly...

more of a risk in my oppinion, no qr code reader i've ever seen just opens the url...

about 3 years ago

Brainstorming Clever Ways To Detect Alien Civilizations

gunnaraztek Star Trek (343 comments)

Beam me up, Scotty...

more than 3 years ago

IEEE 802.3ba Standard Released

gunnaraztek waiting (1 comments)

1 Pb/s soon, anyone?

more than 4 years ago



Stop using custom browser "tricks"

gunnaraztek gunnaraztek writes  |  about 2 years ago

gunnaraztek (1077439) writes "I suggest the END of "user agent" strings, and the END of custom browser hacks.

Just add a check for features the browser supports, use a proper CSS reset for all browsers (or have them include it, nice but doubtful)."

The Orange Box

gunnaraztek gunnaraztek writes  |  more than 7 years ago

gunnaraztek (1077439) writes "Now the Orange Box will be released within a week, users might be interested to read about it.

The orange box includes:

Half-Life 2 | Half-Life 2 Official Site | On Wikipedia

Half-Life 2: Episode One | Half-Life 2: Episode One Official Site | On Wikipedia

Half-Life 2: Episode Two | Half-Life 2: Episode Two Official Site | On Wikipedia

Portal | Portal Official Site | On Wikipedia

Team Fortress 2 | Team Fortress 2 Official Site | On Wikipedia

Orange Box Official Site

Orange Box Steam Store Page

Countdown to the Orange Box Release"


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