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Technology Group Promises Scientists Their Own Clouds

gx5000 Getting too old for this (45 comments)

Yes let's all go to the Magic Cloud !
Where security is a marshmallow and your rights are blueberry fuzz !
The NSA would love you to go, and so would the providers that will charge you peanuts until the ransom demands....

Hey, Keep it local, keep it safe, and if you must have outside access layer the heck out of it, but never, ever gives the
keys to the kingdom to anyone else.....

Everyone is rushing to put all their eggs in the same basket.
Somewhere saving money on infrastructure thwarted common sense.

about a month ago
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Pope Francis Declares Evolution and Big Bang Theory Are Right

gx5000 Re:Of course... (669 comments)

That "something" might have been Nothing.
Attributing that event or non event to God or any God is just nonsensical and part of your upbringing only.
The "Magic Man done it" approach is not an answer, it's a cop out.
It has no basis in reality. Everything could just have been here all along....

The Big Bang and the instant inflation could be a cycle of events that we cannot understand via our short lifespans...

There are more interesting creation myths on the shelves anyways.. http://www.desy.de/gna/interpedia/greek_myth/creation.html

"In the beginning there was only chaos. Then out of the void appeared Erebus, the unknowable place where death dwells, and Night. All else was empty, silent, endless, darkness. Then somehow Love was born bringing a start of order. From Love came Light and Day. Once there was Light and Day, Gaea, the earth appeared."

The Greeks were awesome.

about a month ago
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Pope Francis Declares Evolution and Big Bang Theory Are Right

gx5000 Re:Trying hard... (669 comments)

They'll need to rip out all of the Supernatural parts of the Bible one day and
focus on the message of Peace, Tolerance and respect, or be doomed to the
same fate as many other Religions of the Past.......Remember, Zeus was a Party God !

about a month ago
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Pope Francis Declares Evolution and Big Bang Theory Are Right

gx5000 Re:Intelligent Design (669 comments)

The TRUTH NEVER PLEASES EVERYONE.....

Consensus produces palatable lies for general consumption, not truth.

about a month ago
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Pope Francis Declares Evolution and Big Bang Theory Are Right

gx5000 Re:Tip of the iceberg (669 comments)

What I want to know is where are all the Natives Protesting this Church that states that
the Red Man was White but they angered God.... /facepalm

about a month ago
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Pope Francis Declares Evolution and Big Bang Theory Are Right

gx5000 Re:Tip of the iceberg (669 comments)

The day we find Alien Trash and technology buried deep, I'll consider it.
Until then, weirdos choosing to believe X Y and Z can calm their T*tts, life's tough enough without it.

about a month ago
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U2 and Apple Collaborate On 'Non-Piratable, Interactive Format For Music'

gx5000 Re:confused (358 comments)

Too lazy to Google kid ?
Here's some good reading for you
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/FairPlay

about 2 months ago
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U2 and Apple Collaborate On 'Non-Piratable, Interactive Format For Music'

gx5000 Re:Expert. (358 comments)

"So... stop it and go back to writing songs...."
NOOOooooooo!!

Actually, let him continue playing Technologist...
Let's face it, as long as they are involved with people like him, it'll mean less
hours of combing through code for those who are fighting the fascism inherent in the system (pun implied)

about 2 months ago
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The Upcoming Windows 8.1 Apocalypse

gx5000 Work and Home (293 comments)

Windows 7 and WinXP until M$ gets their act together...
They may play on my Director's fears, so we have to apply everything M$ pushes out for our Networks, but at home and for most of my peers, we've been running XPSP2 for so long now that going to Win8 is like asking to be sat in a pool of sh*t.

Then again, I'll be nearing three decades in the biz soon so it might be a good time to start putting my Linux boxes up ahead of Windows.

about 7 months ago
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In the US, Rich Now Work Longer Hours Than the Poor

gx5000 Re:No, That's incorrect... (311 comments)

Thanks for saving me the time to express what SHOULD be common knowledge but, as we know, isn't for some strange reason.

about 7 months ago
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Time Dilation Drug Could Let Heinous Criminals Serve 1,000 Year Sentences

gx5000 Re:Ridiculous. (914 comments)

Go ahead and lose it, they're human too and some are really not in the right profession...Josef Mengele was a Doctor....

about 8 months ago
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Inventor Has Waited 43 Years For Patent Approval

gx5000 Re:Companies (258 comments)

Because they still use the technology that the patent(s) refer to.....

about 9 months ago
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Foxconn Building Factories In Indonesia

gx5000 Chinese...riiiiight (75 comments)

Since when are they Chinese ?!

Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd., trading as Foxconn Technology Group, is a Taiwanese multinational electronics contract manufacturing company headquartered in Tucheng, New Taipei, Taiwan. Wikipedia
Stock price: 2317 (TPE) NT$81.70 +0.30 (+0.37%)
Feb 10, 1:30 PM GMT+8 - Disclaimer
Founder: Terry Gou
Founded: 1974
Headqhttp://slashdot.org/story/14/02/10/138219/foxconn-building-factories-in-indonesia#uarters: New Taipei, Taiwan

about 10 months ago
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Hard Drive Reliability Study Flawed?

gx5000 Re:my car mp3 drive is still working (237 comments)

Most people abuse what they don't understand....
Then there are bad batches of HDD's you get stuck with as well.

I still have old PC's with fully working HDD's that have been treated with respect (never overheated).

I don't expect the same from the PC's at work though, server rack or PC.

Cheers !

about 10 months ago
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Apple Devices To Reach Parity With Windows PCs In 2014

gx5000 Re:Units sold or already out? (511 comments)

Most of our PC's have auto update off and we choose what third party software to run when we discover 0 day bugs (that we usually solve on our own). This whole phone line to the mothership approach to OS's has to stop, but it won't with that cloud over our heads. It's almost time for me to retire and go fix PC's and servers in my spare time, since I can see the coming storm...

about 10 months ago
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Apple Devices To Reach Parity With Windows PCs In 2014

gx5000 Re:Units sold or already out? (511 comments)

They're also comparing apples and oranges.....
"Devices" aren't PC's or solid platforms.....
The day the pad, phone or tablet is an actual workhorse is the day it can go one on one with the Windows PC.

about 10 months ago
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Programmer Debunks Source Code Shown In Movies and TV Shows

gx5000 Re:Monty Python Knight Doesn't Taunt in French (301 comments)

You mean a Texan speaking to a Scott ?
and a dialect is a subset of a language that is peculiar to a specific region or social group.
If you can't get any of this right why would they ?

Bloody Yanks, ça m'fait chier vos erreurs....

about 10 months ago

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