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Google Throws /. Under Bus To Snag Patent

jimand Gawker? (584 comments)

This sounds like the Gawker media method where they create starred commentators who can approve/reject posts from the masses.

more than 2 years ago
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Rob "CmdrTaco" Malda Resigns From Slashdot

jimand Thanks (1521 comments)

Thanks Cmdr; you've created a lasting part of the internet. Will you be auctioning off your UID?

more than 2 years ago
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All the Best Games May Be NP-Hard

jimand Re:Oblig XKCD (322 comments)

That's fantastic - well done.

more than 4 years ago
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Mark Cuban's Plan To Kill Google

jimand The evil plan (773 comments)

1. Suggest plan to have Microsoft pay $1B to lure the top-1000 sites away from Google.
2. Have your revenue sites, currently ranked between 1001 and 2000 at Google, move to the top 1000.
3. ????
4. Profit!

more than 4 years ago
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Slow Oracle Merger Leads To Outflow of Sun Projects, Coders

jimand Re:Huh? (409 comments)

Spanked? I expected you to prefer the sponge bath.

more than 4 years ago
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Google Announces Chrome OS, For Release Mid-2010

jimand Re:Yawn, another distro? (1089 comments)

It's different because it's Google. I see your free email address is @gmail.com, not @hotmail.com. You've bought in to Google at least once already.

more than 5 years ago
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Satellite Glitch Rekindles GPS Concerns

jimand Copyright Violation (101 comments)

Doesn't "re-kindling" violate one of Amazon's copyrights?

more than 5 years ago
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Asus Slaps Linux In the Face

jimand Re:Didn't plan on buying another Asus EEE anyway (644 comments)

I totally agree. I got my EEE in February and the included OS (Xandros) was running Firefox 2.10 and could only be updated using a command line, plus lots of other minor annoyances. Xandros hadn't upgraded their repository to Firefox 3 yet. If they can't keep FF up-to-date they I didn't have much hope for any of the other included packages.

I'm now running Easy Peasy 1.1 have access to all the Ubuntu packages. I haven't tried it but I assume the Ubuntu Netbook remix would be just as good.

more than 5 years ago
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Ballmer, IBM Surprised By Oracle-Sun Deal

jimand Bidding war? (324 comments)

I assume the Sun shareholders still have to vote on the offer. IBM can go away,sharpen their pencils to see if they can make money with a $9.75/share hostile offer. I wouldn't call it over yet.

more than 5 years ago
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Mozilla Donates $100K To the Ogg Project

jimand Re:Mozilla and Open Standards (334 comments)

I agree, sort of. Mozilla support of ogg may encourage it on websites but as long as there is a shortage of devices that play ogg (particularly ipods) it will never become as popular as .png for example.

more than 5 years ago
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San Fran Hunts For Mystery Device On City Network

jimand Re:Road trip (821 comments)

And pringles, don't forget the pringles.

more than 5 years ago

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