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Report: Microsoft To Buy Minecraft Studio For $2bn+

lkernan Re:No. (368 comments)

The news hit the developers in the Stockholm office very hard to the point that people were actually sobbing.

hmm, funny how @Dinnerbone dropped off twitter recently as well..

about two weeks ago
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Intel Unveils MICA "My Intelligent Communication Accessory" Smart Bracelet

lkernan Re:perfect for golddiggers (48 comments)

Ohmygawd unkempt nerds are soooooo sexy this week.

It's about time, we've only been waiting 40 years for this!

about three weeks ago
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Reformatting a Machine 125 Million Miles Away

lkernan stressful job (155 comments)

Man, hope they don't select the wrong partition.....

about three weeks ago
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Linux 3.17-rc2 Release Marks 23 Years of the Linux Kernel

lkernan Re:So, 23 years ago he was trolling (106 comments)

in the timezone about 1995-1996 linux had better drivers and more drivers than windows 95..

So a 3 year old OS had more drivers than a 3 month old OS, big surprise there. Newsflash, at that stage, DOS had more drivers than Win95.

about a month ago
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Solar Plant Sets Birds On Fire As They Fly Overhead

lkernan Re:god dammit. (521 comments)

~3 birds each day seems like a lot of KFC for a power plant....

And yet not a drop in the KFC bucket.

about a month ago
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Skype Blocks Customers Using OS-X 10.5.x and Earlier

lkernan Re:Microsoft (267 comments)

Skype's peer to peer - not server based.

NSA prefers to call it peer to peer via detour....

about a month and a half ago
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Software Upgrade At 655 Million Kilometers

lkernan oh no, the windows updates! (57 comments)

" launched in 2004"

No wonder the link is so slow, just think of the number of patch Tuesdays that machine has missed.

It will spend a week sending back:

installing update x of 170
do not power off or unplug your machine
it will restart automatically when complete.

about 6 months ago
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Microsoft Ships Surface Pro 2 Tablets With Wrong, Slower Processor

lkernan Re:Where can you buy it? (147 comments)

Meanwhile the 2 Linux desktops are still sitting on the shelf gathering dust.

But wasn't 1999 the year of the Linux desktop, they're too late!

about 6 months ago
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College Grads Create Fake Tesla Commercial That Elon Musk Loves

lkernan It's missing something.... (100 comments)

Any real car company would have 5 minutes of disclaimers:

Car Cannot Fly.
Do not allow children to drive car.
No children were harmed in the making of this commercial.
Caution, do not look directly at the sun.
etc
etc
etc

about 6 months ago
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Google Android Studio Vs. Eclipse: Which Fits Your Needs?

lkernan that's old (140 comments)

" Eclipse, on the other hand, is the granddaddy of IDEs" So Visual Studio must be the dinosaur of IDEs.

about 6 months ago
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Solar-Powered Toilet Torches Waste For Public Health

lkernan What is it about fiber and shit. (126 comments)

The Australian government is turning our fiber plans to shit. Bill G is using fiber to burn shit.

about 6 months ago
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"Microsoft Killed My Pappy"

lkernan Oops (742 comments)

Shoot, i seem to have mixed up the Slashdot and Paul Thurotts Winsupersite tabs in my browser.

about 7 months ago
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Microsoft Rumored To Integrate Android Apps

lkernan Re:Security (189 comments)

Then your holding it wrong.

about 7 months ago
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What Are the Weirdest Places You've Spotted Linux?

lkernan Re:LOL. On Walmart laptop, wifi ONLY worked in Lin (322 comments)

My HP printer "just works" on the Linux devices. On Windows, the driver is bundled with a 150 MB download.

It's HP, they'll find a way to bundle a 150 MB download with anything.

about 7 months ago
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GNU Hurd Gets Improvements: User-Space Driver Support and More

lkernan Good work guys (163 comments)

"Hurd developers also have working IDE support, X.Org / graphics support, an AHCI driver for Serial ATA, and a Xen PV DomU."

These guys are fast!
IDE AND AHCI. wow!

about 7 months ago
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CES: Laser Headlights Edge Closer To Real-World Highways

lkernan Re:Movie (295 comments)

I'll settle for the ability to blow out their tires.

about 9 months ago
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Tesla Says Garage Fire Not Charger's Fault; Firemen Less Sure

lkernan Re:Musk's Hubris... (253 comments)

Your garage is where you keep all the stuff you can't fit into the house.

You must be related to my neighbour, the one that blocks my garage entry with her car since her garage is loaded up to the ceiling with boxes of who knows what.....

about 9 months ago
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GCHQ Created Spoofed LinkedIn and Slashdot Sites To Serve Malware

lkernan Re:Victims were alerted (335 comments)

See, no fake Slashdot could ever match the quality of comments like that.

about 10 months ago
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Patent Filing Reveals Samsung's Designs For Google Glass Competitor

lkernan Re:please no (39 comments)

Holding up a camera phone is pretty obvious, having your glasses on record isn't.

about a year ago

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