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The Biggest Tech Mishap of 2013?

know1 Donglegate! (162 comments)

How soon ye forget.

about 7 months ago
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SanDisk WORM SD Card Can Store Data For 100 Years

know1 Re:Goodbye Lto4 tapes (267 comments)

Well let's give it a hundred years and see if their claim is true. There'll be some red faces if it isn't. Oh wait, there won't everyone involved will be dead.

about 4 years ago
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Open Source Complaint Against IBM Gets Support

know1 Patents are stupid. (250 comments)

If it's an open source closed box rejigging of it, that's better for humanity. Everyone can improve upon it then.

about 4 years ago
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A Professional Perspective On Apple's Retina Display

know1 Truly a magical device. (346 comments)

This innovation sure beats that whole punch card technology.

about 4 years ago
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Senate Panel Approves Cybersecurity Bill

know1 Re:A pox! (269 comments)

I'm an Englishman, you asstard. Check your sarcasm detector.

about 4 years ago
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Senate Panel Approves Cybersecurity Bill

know1 Re:A pox! (269 comments)

I know. Anyone would think they had invented the internet, or the computer.

about 4 years ago
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Senate Panel Approves Cybersecurity Bill

know1 This is the stupidest law I have ever seen. (269 comments)

And that's saying something. It won't even kill the internet anyway, just a large chunk of it (ie some backbone stuff, not all). It will be an inconveniance, but life will go on. God damn it, fucking america.

about 4 years ago
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SanDisk WORM SD Card Can Store Data For 100 Years

know1 Re:Goodbye Lto4 tapes (267 comments)

I know, it's pointless. Really, the data only has to last until it is trqansfered to another medium. Make sure redundant backups are made, and transfer them to new medium regularly, and things should be fine.

about 4 years ago
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Google Remotely Nukes Apps From Android Phones

know1 Re:oh noes! (509 comments)

Also, as pointed out in the previous article, those 'exposing' apps can only take what information you expressly give them.

[citation needed] Once the code is run, you can't be totally sure what it will do, unless you compiled it from source.

about 4 years ago
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Google Remotely Nukes Apps From Android Phones

know1 If it really was malicious, good. (509 comments)

If it wasn't, bad. Simple enough. Apart from who decides that... I would hope in the future to see an option to disable this "feature" on android phones, but I doubt it will happen.

about 4 years ago
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MA High School Forces All Students To Buy MacBooks

know1 Re:Don't let reality get in the way of your anger (1217 comments)

For all the linux users who buy a new box and get the windows tax, that's exactly what it's like, albeit on a smaller scale. Thankfully, I build my own machines.

more than 4 years ago
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Google Relents, Will Hand Over European Wi-Fi Data

know1 Re:Great (214 comments)

Best troll I've seen in a while, well done.

more than 4 years ago
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Facebook Retroactively Makes More User Data Public

know1 Re:Alternatives? (287 comments)

Slashdot/4chan. Anonymous posting is what you want. I realise the irony of posting this regged.

more than 4 years ago
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Please Do Not Change Your Password

know1 On password aging... (497 comments)

As somebody whose girlfriend recently changed her password, let me say it does have an effect.

more than 4 years ago
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Company Trains the Autistic To Test Software

know1 Re:Dupe (419 comments)

Touche

more than 4 years ago
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Company Trains the Autistic To Test Software

know1 Re:Dupe (419 comments)

That article is the craziest thing ever. He said we would be able to do anything at all, I bet if he was allowed to ramble on for another five minutes he would have been promising us the ability to shoot thunderbolts out of our assholes.

more than 4 years ago
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A Geek Funeral

know1 Re:Geek funeral? (479 comments)

It says here there is no longer any freezing damage

Wow, if they're wrong how will they deal with all those disgruntled customers?

more than 4 years ago
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High-Speed Robot Hand Shows Dexterity and Speed

know1 Re:Skynet (133 comments)

I completely agree with you. What would you call it, seeing as you came up with the idea?

more than 4 years ago

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