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What Would Have Happened If Philae Were Nuclear Powered?

lkernan Re:Nuclear Power has Dangers (523 comments)

Basically the only way to get hurt by one of them is to be unlucky enough to be hit on the head with it.

Having it fall in your backyard and grabbing it by the terminals might tingle a little as well.

about a month ago
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Mozilla Launches Browser Built For Developers

lkernan Re:too late (74 comments)

Just for the record, I just today quit FFOS development because of mnt's comment.

I joined just so I can see why you are all quitting..

about a month ago
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Where Intel Processors Fail At Math (Again)

lkernan never miss an opportunity (239 comments)

Coming soon: Intel Core i7 School Dropout Edition

about 2 months ago
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Debian Switching Back To GNOME As the Default Desktop

lkernan Re:Why not KDE (403 comments)

cause KDE sucks resources and is less useable than windows95 on a 386 16

Please, Win95 on a 386 was fine and 16mb was only for the rich people, the rest of us had to get by with 8 at that stage!

about 3 months ago
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Popular Wi-Fi Thermostat Full of Security Holes

lkernan Re:Will this internet of things die already? (103 comments)

Nobody needs a home thermometer and refrigerator connected to the internet

But how will I know if i need to buy beer on the way home if i can't dial up my fridge?

about 3 months ago
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South Australia Hits 33% Renewal Energy Target 6 Years Early

lkernan Re:Wuppee (169 comments)

I'm not sure, but the coal is probably for export.

It is. If you look out to sea around Newcastle or along parts of the Queensland coast, all you'll see are ships everywhere waiting in a queue to load with coal for overseas.

about 3 months ago
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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 3 months 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 3 months 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 4 months 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 4 months 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 4 months 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 4 months 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 9 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 9 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 9 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 9 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 9 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 10 months ago
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Microsoft Rumored To Integrate Android Apps

lkernan Re:Security (189 comments)

Then your holding it wrong.

about 10 months ago

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