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Waze Causing Anger Among LA Residents

ichthus Not a problem (593 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?

4 days 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 two weeks 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 two weeks 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 a month 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 a month 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 a month 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 a month and a half 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 a month and a half 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 a month and a half 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 a month and a half 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 3 months ago
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Extent of Antarctic Sea Ice Reaches Record Levels

ichthus Re:What is the point of these articles? (635 comments)

It is dissenting data, doofus. This is because it flies in the face of the bullshit claims made by the alarmists that the polar ice caps would be melted by now. And, it's dissenting data, because the anonymous coward I originally responded to, who obviously prefers to suckle at the disinformational teet of the alarmists, wants to bury it.

about 3 months ago
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Extent of Antarctic Sea Ice Reaches Record Levels

ichthus Re:What is the point of these articles? (635 comments)

Yes, hide the dissenting data! Don't look at it! We need to evangelize the narrative, people.

Is that how this science works?

about 3 months ago
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Deadmau5 Accuses Disney of Pirating His Music

ichthus Re:hmmm (137 comments)

He's a producer you halfwit. Not a DJ

So... is he producing when he wears the mouse head? On a stage?

about 3 months ago
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Put A Red Cross PSA In Front Of the ISIS Beheading Video

ichthus Re:I forced myself to watch it (300 comments)

Not seeing the video is a form of willful apathy, IMHO.

I disagree. I have not watched it, because I am making a conscientious decision to filter input that may (almost certainly) affect my psyche. I'm far from apathetic, though.

Do you believe that we must all view video of a rape to attain any sympathy for the victim?

about 4 months ago
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seL4 Verified Microkernel Now Open Source

ichthus Re:Unfortunately? (82 comments)

I made a statement about GPLv2 being more conducive than its successors to project adoption, and you obviously disagree with this statement. Because of this -- because your opinion differs, I'm trolling? You need to go to wikipedia and learn.

about 5 months ago
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seL4 Verified Microkernel Now Open Source

ichthus Unfortunately? (82 comments)

(only, no "or later versions clause" unfortunately)

You mean, fortunately. Now, it's more likely to actually be used.

about 5 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 6 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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