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NSA Agents Leak Tor Bugs To Developers

invictusvoyd Re:Yes Google and FB are the ones to protect us? (97 comments)

He suggests a massive company like Google or Facebook will eventually have to take up the task of making Tor scale up to millions of users.

So that they can punch as many holes as they want in a heavily "scaled" unmaintainable code base


7 hours ago

The Star That Exploded At the Dawn of Time

invictusvoyd All the gold (51 comments)

Is ancient ! .. All that gold !!!

11 hours ago

Would Scottish Independence Mean the End of UK's Nuclear Arsenal?

invictusvoyd Does it really matter ? (350 comments)

The americans have enough already .. there's no USSR .. I wonder why they'd want to maintain an "arsenal" .. wouldnt a few thermo tipped pencils be enough deterrent ?

11 hours ago

Your Personal Data Is On Your Phone -- In the Form of Bacteria

invictusvoyd Re:Just leave my microbiome alone (21 comments)

Part of the problem is people changing (upgrading?) their phones every six months . That really does not make sense. I can make a PC last for 5 years ( with linux) . The cell phone industry is a profit oriented pseudo innovative group of capitalists who dont care . The phrase "too many standards to choose from" is most reflected in the cell phone industry.

about a month ago

Seat Detects When You're Drowsy, Can Control Your Car

invictusvoyd Re:Not creepy (at all) (106 comments)

I wonder if additions like , alarms for texting , talking on the phone , receiving fellatio can be caliberated into this seat . That would be a nice addition . The no. 1 reason for most road accidents is lack of attention . "eyes on the road and hands on the wheel"

about a month ago

Economist: File Sharing's Impact On Movies Is Modest At Most

invictusvoyd P2P helps movie buffs outside the US (214 comments)

There are a lot of movie buffs in countries where good foreign and hollywood movies are not released. Video libraries are poorly equipped for the niche films and are usually expensive. P2P provides these people with movies they'd wanna watch . I dont think that'd hurt the industry much .. maybe they'll get a few foreign fans .

about a month ago

Want To Ensure Your Personal Android Data Is Truly Wiped? Turn On Encryption

invictusvoyd srm -v -z (91 comments)

1 pass with 0xff
5 random passes. /dev/urandom is used for a secure RNG if available.
27 passes with special values defined by Peter Gutmann.
Rename the file to a random value
Truncate the file

viola ! .. no more naked selfies

about a month ago

Want To Ensure Your Personal Android Data Is Truly Wiped? Turn On Encryption

invictusvoyd What is this android thing? (91 comments)

Is the a public booth around here ? -- Richard Stallman

about a month ago

Geographic Segregation By Education

invictusvoyd Re:Translation (Rough) (230 comments)

That makes me imagine , what if people like Steve Jobs were running after jobs with their resume? There is something fundamentally wrong in this whole thing . There is something fundamentally unstable . You are just being exploited by someone whi inturn is being exploited by someone else .. something is wrong..

about a month ago

Chinese State Media Declares iPhone a Threat To National Security

invictusvoyd Re:Seriously, an iphone? (143 comments)

What is an I phone ?
-- Richard Stallman

about a month ago

Chinese Hackers Infiltrate Firms Using Malware-Laden Handheld Scanners

invictusvoyd Problem traced (93 comments)

The Chinese manufacturer installs the malware on the Windows XP operating systems embedded in the devices.

about a month ago

Prof. Andy Tanenbaum Retires From Vrije University

invictusvoyd Re:His epitaph in future years: (136 comments)

When Torvalds said that "microkernels are like masturbation. It feels good but you dont get anything done" . I wonder if he was right . The folks at HURD are still kinda .. shagging with their kernel.

about a month and a half ago

Consciousness On-Off Switch Discovered Deep In Brain

invictusvoyd Re:This is scary (284 comments)

Right, but anesthesia or a wrench is not exactly the "kill switch" that this seems to be .

about a month and a half ago

Consciousness On-Off Switch Discovered Deep In Brain

invictusvoyd This is scary (284 comments)

But needs deep brain electodes so I guess it wont be easy to pull off .. But with advances in implant devices , zzz (shivers )

about a month and a half ago

What Came First, Black Holes Or Galaxies?

invictusvoyd To form supermassive blackholes (76 comments)

There need to be supermassive stars . Like this one which is 265 solar masses ! . Chandrashekars limit tells us that a star will collapse into a black hole at >= 5 solar masses . I somehow always imagined supermassive giants collapsing into black holes and galaxies forming around them . The question is is ther only one supermassive star in a galaxy ? or per galaxy? . What if another massive star in a galaxy goes supernova and collapses. will it disturb the gravitational balance?

about a month and a half ago

Which desktop environment do you like the best?

invictusvoyd fluxbox (611 comments)

The road becomes my bride . .. I'm stripped of all but pride .. so in her I do confide .. coz she keeps me satisfied ... gives me all I need ..

about 3 months ago

DARPA Developing the Ultimate Auto-Pilot Software

invictusvoyd OMG! (75 comments)

Thats what was flying Flight 370 !!

about 4 months ago

Code Quality: Open Source vs. Proprietary

invictusvoyd Re:Not a surprise (139 comments)

Given enough eyeballs, all bugs are shallow .

--- Linux Torvalds

about 4 months ago

44% of Twitter Users Have Never Tweeted

invictusvoyd Re:Fakes (121 comments)

yeah garbage man .. they just dont know what BIG data is.. and they dont care .. Ignorance is bliss . AFAIK big data is a form of evil feeding on the ignorant ..

about 4 months ago


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