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India To Send World's Last Telegram

kms_one Only 1K? (205 comments)

Funny that they use the word "only" when saying that a thousand people are still employed in the telegram industry there.

about a year ago
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What Keeps You On (or Off) Windows in 2013?

kms_one Re:Taxes in the cloud (1215 comments)

Get your goddamn government hands off my IRS tax filings!!

about a year ago
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Why DOJ Didn't Need a "Super Search Warrant" To Snoop On Fox News' E-mail

kms_one Not OK No Matter What. (330 comments)

Don't let the Red/Blue Faux News debate cloud this issue. It doesn't matter who did it or to whom it is not okay and this policy should be banned.

about a year ago
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Is Daylight Saving Time Worth Saving?

kms_one Cure for the common heart attack! (646 comments)

Chances of heart-attack were stated to increase by 10 percent on the days following the spring change, and to decrease by 10% "after gaining the hour in the fall" I've found a cure for all heart attacks! Set the clocks back an hour once a month! (I'll accept my Nobel Prize award in Bitcoins please).

about a year and a half ago
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Microsoft Restores Transfer Rights To Office 2013

kms_one Re:The Consumer Wins (130 comments)

This was going to be the nail in the coffin for future upgrading of office. Already at work I've been using 2010 for a few months and it just isn't as good as 2007. Going from 2003 to 2007 was a big learning curve with the new ribbon, but 2010 changed the behavior and keyboard shortcuts without adding any features that I've found.

about a year and a half ago
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Russian Meteor Likely an Apollo Asteroid Chunk

kms_one Re:I read the title wrong... (67 comments)

I saw "Apollo" and thought US Space debris...and considered hiding under my desk as World War III ensues. (There was one Russian minister that declared that the meteorite was not from space but part of a U.S. weapons test).

about a year and a half ago
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McAfee Arrested In Guatemala

kms_one Re:A fitting end (184 comments)

This is by no means an end. This story will continue on until McAfee is in the ground I'd suspect.

about a year and a half ago
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Amazon Payment Adds "No Class Action" Language To Terms of Service

kms_one Re:Why use paypal? (147 comments)

Buying from 30 vendors with PayPal: 30 vendors have your email address. Buying from 30 vendors with a CC: 30 vendors have your credit card. It's just that simple. The idea of PayPal is brilliant - The execution is just shady since they haven't been designated/regulated like a bank which they should be.

about 2 years ago
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Study: the Universe Has Almost Stopped Making New Stars

kms_one Good News Everyone (228 comments)

Based on the number of stars in the universe according to some random website I found, there are 5 x 10^21 stars yet to be born!

about 2 years ago
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A Look At Competitors to the Surface and iPad

kms_one Re:RT is a LOSER (193 comments)

Yup!! What he said. I have a netbook (several actually) and they are often unusable for productivity due to the screen size and sloowwww processor. This device seems like something that I can actually get work done on. I almost got a (very favorably reviewed) Slate recently but decided instead to wait for Microsoft's tablet. I think it's definitely worth the extra $$ to get one that actually runs Windows 8 natively. A walled garden is only as usable as its app base which is puny for Windows RT.

about 2 years ago
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A Look At Competitors to the Surface and iPad

kms_one RT is a LOSER (193 comments)

But the Wintel Surface 8 Pro looks very exciting. I can't wait to get my hands on one.

about 2 years ago
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Chicken Vaccines Combine To Produce Deadly Virus

kms_one Malcolm warned you (178 comments)

Life...finds a way

more than 2 years ago
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US ISPs Delay Rollout of "Six Strikes" Copyright Enforcement Framework

kms_one Don't delay TV Show DVDS (216 comments)

Don't delay TV show DVDs until 3/4 of the way through the next season and I won't pirate the shows!

about 2 years ago
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"Expert Body" To Decide Which Sites To Block For Copyright Infringement

kms_one It's worth it! (173 comments)

Remember, The RIAA has damages in excess of the entire planet's GDP*. *According to the RIAA

more than 3 years ago
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Microwave Map of Entire Moon Revealed

kms_one Re:In before... (82 comments)

What about the alien moon base on the dark side of the moon? Did that show up or are the Chinese part of the conspiracy as well?

more than 3 years ago
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Toyota Adds External Speakers To Warn Pedestrians

kms_one Re:Also add horse sounds (531 comments)

But where will we get coconuts?! The coconut's tropical!

more than 3 years ago
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Open Source Router To Replace WRT54GL?

kms_one Re:Haven't seen free N yet (344 comments)

Look to the Teddy Bear build of Tomato. It supports USB and N depending on the router. It's what's running on my WL-520GU and my new RT-N16. The RT-N16 has wireless N, 4 gigabit port switch, and 2 USB ports. The wireless is limited to 2.4GHz but that is the only difference between it and the theoretical dream router. The site is being upgraded right now, but this is the guide to use to get tomato working on the N16 http://www.linksysinfo.org/forums/showthread.php?t=63587.

more than 4 years ago
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Internet Probably Couldn't Handle a Flu Pandemic

kms_one Re:Comcast (341 comments)

Absolutely agreed. This is a smoke and mirrors attack against a free and open Internet. Don't f'ing let them get away with this!

more than 4 years ago

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