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New Advance Confines GMOs To the Lab Instead of Living In the Wild

ichthus Re:Until... (130 comments)

Righto -- statistics is in favor of evolution not happening. Gotcha.

about a week ago
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The Current State of Linux Video Editing

ichthus Re:Not to mention Audio Editing (223 comments)

Ha! I remember those. I only listened to a few, though.

Even though they're kind of goofy, there's some good tech history in those recordings. Those were simpler times, eh?

about two weeks ago
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The Current State of Linux Video Editing

ichthus Re:Not to mention Audio Editing (223 comments)

Thanks for that. Bitwig looks excellent. After a few days of playing with it, I'm sure I'll end up buying it.

about two weeks ago
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The Current State of Linux Video Editing

ichthus Not to mention Audio Editing (223 comments)

I'd still rather use Cool Edit from 1998 than Audacity. I'm glad we have a free tool like Audacity, but I currently use Adobe Audition 1.0 (they bought Cool Edit way back) running in Wine, which is a much better solution IMO.

about two weeks ago
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Several European Countries Lay Groundwork For Heavier Internet Censorhip

ichthus Re:WTF (319 comments)

...he was shouted down for anti-semitism, and there was a huge cry for apologies.

Yeah? But, who died as a result? Where was the slaughter?

There's a bug fucking difference -- you're just too obtuse to acknowledge it.

about three weeks ago
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Google Throws Microsoft Under Bus, Then Won't Patch Android Flaw

ichthus Re:Makes sense. (629 comments)

I totally agree. Google could patch it, but it would then be up to the various manufacturers to push it out (Samsung, et al.) But, despite this, Google should still patch it, for PR's sake.

about three weeks ago
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Waze Causing Anger Among LA Residents

ichthus Not a problem (611 comments)

Any proposed solution is moot. Climate change is going to push all these people inland soon, so they'll have another chance to decide where to live and how traffic will affect them. We either believe it, or we don't. Right?

about a month and a half ago
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A Paper By Maggie Simpson and Edna Krabappel Was Accepted By Two Journals

ichthus Re:will be seen as a dig against science (air quot (100 comments)

Unfortunately, this will just get used by anti-science folks to point out how full of shit "science" is.

Or, it will be used by pro-science folks to point out how full of shit the peer "review" system is -- or can be.

about 1 month ago
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Microsoft Introduces .NET Core

ichthus Re:why would I write to that? (187 comments)

Hey, don't hassle the Hoof. Besides, isn't slashcode freely available?

Admittedly, I don't know who Bennet Hasselhoof is. I guess I haven't been paying attention. ?

about 2 months ago
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GNOME Project Seeks Donations For Trademark Battle With Groupon

ichthus Re:if you don't fight you lose (268 comments)

You're right, but I believe that pertains to trademarked names for common products being adopted into the vernacular. For instance, Band aid, Kleenex and Velcro. Nobody says, "sterile adhesive bandage", "facial tissue" or "hook-and-loop", yet if the brands weren't defended, any facial tissue company could start marketing Kleenexes, because it's the common term for the product.

about 3 months ago
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GNOME Project Seeks Donations For Trademark Battle With Groupon

ichthus Re:In other news... (268 comments)

*crickets*

I think it's one of the best ideas to hit the web in the last ~5 years. Win for small businesses. Win for cheap-ass consumers. Well implemented. What's your beef?

about 3 months ago
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GNOME Project Seeks Donations For Trademark Battle With Groupon

ichthus Non-issue (268 comments)

I like Groupon, and I'm a KDE user. But, most importantly, I think we're all smart enough to know the difference between GNOME and Groupon's tablet. We're not dummies (esp. those of us who are familiar with GNOME) -- we're not going to be confused. So, this is a non-issue.

about 3 months ago
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US Midterm Elections Discussion

ichthus Re:News For Nerds? (401 comments)

That's why I mentioned Bush in my post, dumbass.

about 3 months ago
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US Midterm Elections Discussion

ichthus Re:News For Nerds? (401 comments)

Freedom of the press has taken a huge hit under the Obama admin.
Although one could argue that the wheels were set in motion during Bush's watch, it was under Obama's Napolitano that we lost the freedom to not be groped or oggled at the airport.

about 3 months ago
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Ask Slashdot: Can You Say Something Nice About Systemd?

ichthus Re:How about "I couldn't care less."? (928 comments)

In regard to your sig, it's "baseball bat", not "baseball club". Have a nice day.

about 2 months ago
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Cutting the Cord? Time Warner Loses 184,000 TV Subscribers In One Quarter

ichthus Re:186k suscribers lost (392 comments)

Not only that, but the speed of light is approximately 186k miles per second! Coincidence?

about 3 months ago
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End of an Era: After a 30 Year Run, IBM Drops Support For Lotus 1-2-3

ichthus Re:Errr.. no... (156 comments)

Or Wingz. I remember using Wingz on IBM RISC work stations at the University. It was great.

about 4 months ago

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Benki Launches Kickstarter to Get The Internet of Things Right

ichthus ichthus writes  |  about a year and a half ago

ichthus (72442) writes "We use our smartphones for everything and we should also be able to use them to control all our appliances and devices from wherever we are. Benki has launched a Kickstarter campaign to raise $220,000 for three initial consumer devices and a single-board microcontroller to connect other devices to Benki’s cloud service."
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Ask Slashdot: T-Mobile VoIP and the DoD

ichthus ichthus writes  |  more than 5 years ago

ichthus (72442) writes "I've been a happy user of the T-Mobile @Home phone service for about nine months. Recently, though, I checked the "Advanced Routing" table on my Linksys WRTU54G-TM (the VoIP router used for this service) and noticed something odd. There was a gateway entry for 7.2.237.105. The reverse DNS points to the DoD Network Information Center in Columbus, OH. As I've watched the routing table, this address has changed to different IPs, but they always resolve to the DoD NIC.

I posted a question to T-Mobile's forum for @Home and, so far, have had three other users confirm the same behavior. T-Mobile has yet to respond, though.

Firstly, I acknowledge that this could be something benign. I don't want to sensationalize this. What I'm really after in submitting this are possible explanations for why my VoIP router appears to be talking to the US Department of Defense. Are there any other Slashdot readers with @Home that want to chime in? Are there any DISANET or T-Mobile people who can shed some light on this?

The linked post to T-Mobile's forum provides an explanation of where to find this routing table in the router's web interface."
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ichthus ichthus writes  |  more than 7 years ago

ichthus writes "Poll: 'I empty my recycle/trash bin..."

* Immediately
* Daily
* Weekly
* Never
* Don't have/never use
* Into Cowboy Neal's drawers (OR) Onto Cowboy Neal's head (OR) Into Cowboy Neal's MR. Fusion(TM) (OR) Something something Cowboy Neal blah"

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