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Single-Player Game Model 'Finished,' Says EA Exec

happyfrogcow Confirmed! (439 comments)

Nethack confirms it, EA is dead

more than 4 years ago

iPad Is a "Huge Step Backward"

happyfrogcow Re:FSF-approved version: +$99 (1634 comments)

So I have to buy the hardware, then I have to buy the right to use the hardware in a way that I want to? I call BS.

So many people are playing the "FSF is Looney" card. I fully support them in this effort to raise awareness.

more than 4 years ago

Geek Travel To London From the US — Tips?

happyfrogcow Geek, Leave it at home (1095 comments)

Dear Geek,

I recently traveled to Spain for 2 weeks and left my laptop at home and left my iPod buried in my carry-on. There was so much to see, eat and do that I didn't even think about missing it...

Oh, you said England? Bloody hell, bring your laptop and a few spares.

more than 5 years ago

What If They Turned Off the Internet?

happyfrogcow Re:What I would do? (511 comments)

this sounds like a project in home automation.

more than 4 years ago

UK Government To Monitor All Internet Use

happyfrogcow Re:Counterproductive (446 comments)

If big brother tactics weren't pragmatically useful

Useful, but at what cost? Is it mere coincidence that the U.S. government tended towards fewer civil liberties in the second term of G.W. Bush and we are now in a recession?

When a person is afraid to speak their minds and say no to a stupid decision, stupid decisions start ruling the day.

more than 5 years ago

What Do You Call People Who "Do HTML"?

happyfrogcow HTSD? (586 comments)

I propose hypertext structural designer. They are just creating the structure after all.

We try to promote cross-functional teams though, so we don't have someone who does "just HTML". They do CSS, javascript, java, write tests, some xquery, xpath, etc...

more than 5 years ago

Obama Losing Voters Over FISA Support

happyfrogcow Feingold (1489 comments)

Four years ago I saw an interview with Feingold, the democrat from Wisconsin. I thought he would be the one running this election, and now I wish he were.

more than 6 years ago


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