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How Hackers Listened Their Way Around Google's Recaptcha

jkerman yawn (101 comments)

It EXACTLY minimizes their accomplishment. Everyone knew the day that was easily exploited, google would get a little less accessable to the disabled. Everyone knew it was the weakest attack point. (jerks!)

more than 2 years ago

The Case of Apple's Mystery Screw

jkerman Re:A quick google search (845 comments)

how many of those links are less than 48 hours old?

more than 3 years ago

Blizzard Adds Timestamps To WoW Armory

jkerman Re:Already possible (318 comments)

This is more invasive than things you can normally glean. *any* item won on your account goes into this log, along with the exact time stamp. the only way to see what items a person has won without this, is to be standing within view range of them, when they choose to wear it.

It also shows gains in currency (emblems/badges) that were previously undetectable

In a nutshell, it provides more information, and increases the precision of already available information. i.e. from "ooo bill has a new superawesomeitem recently" to "bill got a superawesomeitem at 2:26pm, 4:14pm, and 8:22pm"

more than 3 years ago

iTunes DRM-Free Files Contain Personal Info

jkerman Re:Seriously... (693 comments)

actually.. we are living in the world of ~12th generation mp3 players. I bet a $4 mp3 decoder chip from china sounds better than anything called "hi-fi" when the term was invented

more than 5 years ago

How Do You Manage Your SD Card Library?

jkerman Re:Buy big, don't bother. (485 comments)

VHS quality? Shoot 1080 or 720 sometime. a feature found on fairly low end cameras these days. i believe a 4GB card is 9 minutes of 720p.

thankfully, 16GB sdhc cards are ~$30 at newegg lately

more than 5 years ago

How Do You Manage Your SD Card Library?

jkerman I use surface mount SD card holders (485 comments)

when looking for a solution for my ds, it turns out its a real problem. there are almost zero microsd storage card solutions out there. not even the crappy wallets!

So i ordered a pile of surface mount microSD card slots, glued them to the lid of the DS. instant solid storage. i even spent extra (i think $0.50 each total) to get the clicky ones. nice and solid. I plan on gluing a few of these to the top of my camera lens cap once i get around to ordering the SD card sized ones.

more than 5 years ago

Start Saving To Buy Your Space Shuttle Now

jkerman Re:leave it in space (197 comments)

Well, the bottom is made of glass for one......

more than 5 years ago

3 Firms Confess To Fixing LCD Prices, Agree To Pay $585M Fine

jkerman Re:Plasma? (417 comments)

What are their clients viewing the graphics work on? Paper? or a LCD?

Serious question. Assuming they are better, does it really matter if your clients arent using them? I cant think of what media they could be publishing for where an LCD would be inferior /to the output/

more than 5 years ago

Saving Energy Via Webcam-Based Meter Reading?

jkerman Re:Check for WiFi (215 comments)

they are wireless, but not wifi

more than 5 years ago

Saving Energy Via Webcam-Based Meter Reading?

jkerman Re:I don't know if it's anything like in Canada (215 comments)

They changed all our electricity meters (madison, WI) to wireless now. they just drive the truck by and read them all instantly.

I assume it would be getting popular elsewhere too. it would be fun if you could tap into that.....

more than 5 years ago

World's Largest Flower Blooming In Streaming HD

jkerman Re:Great idea for an article (61 comments)

I know ideas of wisconsin bring up mental images of endless fields and cows. But we do have a world-class university here, with a world class data network. GB/s? thats /nothin/

more than 5 years ago

Fast-Booting Text-Editor Operating System?

jkerman Re:DOS (660 comments)

DOS will not have any of the power management features required to operate a modern laptop. The hit to your battery life would be SEVERE

more than 5 years ago

Spore DRM Protest Makes EA Ease Red Alert 3 Restrictions

jkerman Re:How is this a compromise? (486 comments)

It says in the spore EULA that you /can/ transfer the license 'one time' to a new party.

that new party should then be bound by the license in full, and also be able to transfer it to a third party 'one time'

about 6 years ago


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