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Why Buy Microsoft Milk When the Google Cow Is Free?

mythix Re:Pay more in taxes (409 comments)

Idd, and when the money has passed through politicians' hands, a lot of it is long gone... tax money that goes to education... made me chuckle

about 4 months ago

Ask Slashdot: Can an Old Programmer Learn New Tricks?

mythix judging by my coleagues (306 comments)

Who are what I would call "old programmers", I'd have to say no.

They don't even want a new desk or laptop. change is evil.

about 4 months ago

Google Won't Enable Chrome Video Acceleration Because of Linux GPU Bugs

mythix experience (295 comments)

I've not had too many problems with them, in the general OS.
GPU issues in chrome on the other hand... loads of them, pages not rendering, video not playing, flash going full berzerk...

makes me wonder where the problem actually lies...

about 5 months ago

South Park Game Censored On Consoles Outside North America

mythix what the *beep* (221 comments)

Why would you sensor in the EU, we don't even *beep* on television, anything goes here! cmoooooon!

about 5 months ago

NSA and GHCQ Employing Shills To Poison Web Forum Discourse

mythix So they invented beta? (347 comments)

So the NSA invented beta and is pushing it on us to get us to leave this source of information??

I knew beta was EVIL!

about 5 months ago

Windows 8 Metro: The Good Kind of Market Segmentation?

mythix false (389 comments)

If metro is designed for people who know nothing about computers, why is everything hidden in secret corners?

about 5 months ago

YouTube Threatens To Remove Scientist's Account Over AIDS Deniers' DMCA Claims

mythix backup for a minute... (268 comments)

Wait, we have AIDS deniers now? WTF is wrong with people...

about 5 months ago

Mozilla To Show Sponsored Links To First-Time Firefox Users

mythix "sponsored links" (182 comments)

you know they are doing things that aren't beneficial for the user when they start making up pretty names... just call it what it is... SPAM

about 6 months ago

HTML5 App For Panasonic TVs Rejected - JQuery Is a "Hack"

mythix Tell him anything you want (573 comments)

He clearly has no clue about what's going on, so just tell him you remove jquery from your code and replaced the ajax calls with standard Javascript.

since jQuery is standard javascript, it's not even that much of a lie...

about 6 months ago

Will Microsoft IIS Overtake Apache?

mythix No (303 comments)

because, who runs a windows web server?

about 6 months ago

Facebook Estimates Around 10% of Accounts Are Fake

mythix I've got some (140 comments)

One normal account, and another one who isn't friends with the normal one to check all the privacy and search settings, because I don't trust Facebook...

ugh, remind me why I have a normal account again?

about 6 months ago

First Evidence That Google's Quantum Computer May Not Be Quantum After All

mythix Re:Would D-Wave Take That Risk? (224 comments)

I think you missed the part where they said "you can't measure it". By the time anybody finds out it's a hoax, they'll be long gone.

about 6 months ago

First Evidence That Google's Quantum Computer May Not Be Quantum After All

mythix What does it even matter? (224 comments)

I doesn't do such a great job at "quantum computing" if the output is so close to that of a classical computer that nobody can tell which of the 2 it is?

So why does anybody care? if it were a quantum computer, it's obviously a really really crappy one, or it would've done some amazing stuff already...

about 6 months ago

Would Linus Torvalds Please Collect His Bitcoin Tips?

mythix bitcoins... (231 comments)


that's all.

about 5 months ago

Irish Politician Calls For Crackdown On Open Source Internet Browsers

mythix Why stop there? (335 comments)

Since studies have shown this is used in nearly 100% of all illegal communications between illegal drug traffickers, weapons dealers and pornography distributers, we should really start looking for a way to ban the alfabet.

about 6 months ago

How Weather Influences Global Warming Opinions

mythix people? (517 comments)

"Researchers have known for some time that the acceptance of climate change depends on the day most people are asked"

they are not entitled to be called people, since they have no brains.

about 7 months ago

Why Engineers Must Consider the Ethical Implications of Their Work

mythix Come to think of it (406 comments)

That shopping cart app I made the other day could also be used to track how many human body parts one has stashed in his basement.

I admit, I'm part of the problem.

about 8 months ago

Crowdfunded Afrimakers To Bring Arduinos, Raspberry Pis To African Tech Hubs

mythix Raspberry Pis (61 comments)

That's nasty

about 8 months ago

The Desktop Is Dead, Long Live the Desktop!

mythix What's a desktop? (453 comments)

The desktop was never even alive. It's called a computer. It runs windows. That's all people know. whether it's a laptop, a tower an all in one or in the future you phone that you plug a screen/keyboard/mouse combo in.

People don't care. shut up about the death of the desktop already.

As a developer, the only thing you should care about is on what OS it runs and what the input devices are, not if it's powered by a tablet or a phone or a tower or a laptop or a server or a "cloud".

Why are old people so desperate to have a big box next to their desk while hardware is shrinking to pocket sizes? Or do you really believe a mouse and keyboard are going to disappear along with that hideous box of yours?
i mean, have you ever tried playing a decent game on a touchscreen? oh no wait, you are an old fart too busy complaining about desktop sales decline.

about 8 months ago

Is the Porsche Carrera GT Too Dangerous?

mythix Dranger VS IQ (961 comments)

Is the car _too_ dangerous? No.
Was the driver's IQ too low too drive such a car? obivously yes.

about 8 months ago


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