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GPGPU Bitcoin Mining Trojan

guyminuslife Re:Why? Bitcoin and Slashdot? (258 comments)

But if the price of gold were about gold's industrial and medical applications, it would cost a small fraction of what it actually does. Besides which, how do "industrial applications" provide more of a "real" value than the jewelry industry?

more than 3 years ago

James Murdoch's Defense Crumbles

guyminuslife Re:Unlikely (272 comments)

I usually get my news from the New York Times. They're the "paper of record," so they typically try to keep a fairly neutral tone. So I can't tell whether it's just me, or whether there really is a hint of glee in their coverage of the scandal.

more than 3 years ago

Spotify To Bait and Switch?

guyminuslife Re:Good (121 comments)

I'm twenty-five, you insensitive clod!

more than 3 years ago

Scientists Study Impact of Wearing Medieval Armor

guyminuslife House Rules (213 comments)

I'm pretty sure that the motivation for this experiment was to settle a long-standing argument about D&D encumbrance rules.

more than 3 years ago

IT Night Shift Workers: Fat and Undersexed

guyminuslife Re:How much of this is correlated to... (203 comments)

Have you ever worked a night shift?

I let myself take an 11PM-7AM shift several years ago precisely because I considered myself a night owl. I was waking up in the afternoon anyway, I figured it wasn't really a big deal. Turned out, it was. Working nights pretty thoroughly sucks away your life-force, as nearly anyone who's done one can tell you.

more than 3 years ago

Watch Out Linux, GNU Hurd Coming

guyminuslife *snore* (463 comments)

Much like it's long-awaited vaporware cousin, Duke Nukem Forever, the wait will not be worth it.

more than 3 years ago

PayPal Predicts the End of the Wallet By 2015

guyminuslife Re:Wallet != Money (391 comments)

I don't think you know what non-Australians are going to say. In America everything is the same except that "Medicare" is only for old people. So what I'm saying is, "Should I get off your lawn?"

more than 3 years ago

Hackers Expose 26,000 Sex Website Passwords

guyminuslife Re:The most popular passwords... (497 comments)

$ whois

Whois Server Version 2.0

No match for "FPFZXC.COM".
>>> Last update of whois database: Mon, 13 Jun 2011 11:06:01 UTC

...I think not.

more than 3 years ago

Netflix's New Web Interface Gets Thumbs Down From Users

guyminuslife Re:Breaking story (267 comments)

Okay, I've never used Usenet other than looking at some of the Google archived stuff. Which has an atrocious interface. What do you people think was so great about Usenet interfaces?

more than 3 years ago

English City Council "Not Ready" for Zombie Attack

guyminuslife You're Laughing Now (121 comments)

Will you be laughing when the apocalypse comes, and you look back and say, "We weren't prepared, oh god, we weren't prepared...."

No! You'll be wandering the streets of Leicester, all dripping blood and rotting flesh, hungering for brains. BE PREPARED!

more than 3 years ago

Carmack On the Wii U and PS Vita

guyminuslife Re:Carmack (140 comments)

I clicked it anyway, and I must admit I don't think I've ever seen a picture of a penis that big before. (The picture being big, I have nothing to say about the penis itself.)

Is that you masturbating, AC? Or did you have to search for photos of guys ejaculating? It appears to be hosted on Wikipedia, but it's not actually on the wiki page.

Although, I agree, the focus isn't very good but that's some excellent timing.

more than 3 years ago

Police Say Mac Tech Installed Spyware To Photo Women

guyminuslife Re:Pics of STFU (235 comments)

I'm surprised at how many of those are blatantly misogynistic.

more than 3 years ago

Bitcoin Used For the Narcotics Trade

guyminuslife Re:This is an ad (535 comments)

Or because early adopters of BitCoin have a financial interest in seeing it gain popularity.

more than 3 years ago

NATO Report Threatens To 'Persecute' Anonymous

guyminuslife Re:good luck (388 comments)

How about a "War on Anonymous"?

more than 3 years ago

'Fee-Deduction' Malware On Android Spotted In the Wild

guyminuslife Re:What's the purpose of this? (169 comments)

That sounds like a ridiculously easy way to get caught. If you wanted to catch the virus author, all you'd need to do way find out who owned the phone number.

more than 3 years ago

Senate Passes 4-Year Re-Up of Patriot Act Provisions

guyminuslife Re:Did your congressman do his duty? (422 comments)

"If there's a new way, I'll be the first in line. But it better work this time."

more than 3 years ago

FSF On How To Choose a License

guyminuslife Re:Article summary (210 comments)

Then why should we even talk about their recommendations? Microsoft recommends that you run a Windows operating system. The company that makes your toothpaste recommends that you use their toothpaste. Who the fuck cares? It's just self-promotion.

more than 3 years ago

Worm Descendants From Columbia Disaster Relaunched

guyminuslife Re:Dangerous (80 comments)

We are talking about worms from space. Worms so tough that you can blow them up and have them tumble miles to the ground in a giant collapsing fireball...and they come out basically unharmed.

I don't know whether they caused the crash or not, but I am pretty sure that if they ever turn against us, we're fucked.

more than 3 years ago


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