At 40, a person is ...
"Youthful ignorance is not something you can pretend or recreate. And ignorance isn't the Bliss. Ignorance is like a sheet of bubble wrap...."
Well that got crazy pretty fast.. Yeah dude, you got ALL THAT going on. You are really trying hard to recreate that "youthful ignorance" with your post there....
Dad Makes His Kid Play Through All Video Game History In Chronological Order
If you recall, the nintendo offerings were the most popular. Far more popular than turbo grafix and sega genesis. Well i guess some neighbourhoods were genesis neighbourhoods but you wouldn't want to spend a lot of time there.
Till the playstation, nintendo was where it was at so I am not surprised. Its a grandiose claim, "all video game history" so I would expect he would not be on a sega saturn or dreamcast (god rest its soul)
Ask Slashdot: Making a 'Wife Friendly' Gaming PC?
1st, a projector is an awesome use of space, much more epic, but cannot be used very well in the day with the sun out. If she wants to watch her soaps, then a TV is probably better. We don't do more than 2 hours of tv every few days. Especially nice is if you put the screen over a large window or patio door. I have 105" diag screen and it doubles as a sun and privacy shade.
2nd, as for the computer, I had the same problem. However all i had to do was make an effort to fix it by installing some more high quality fans, and she has gotten used to the white noise it creates. Over time, spouses become more "domesticated" on both sides. You learn to forgive many things that would drive single you up the wall.
As for all those saying "use your spare room". You all are some rich motherfuckers! Maybe ill take the wife out in my spare car as well! Or there's always the spare boat. Ill just use some of that spare money to do it!
Kim Dotcom Says Legal Fight Has Left Him Broke
If I was a billionaire, I would kick him a few mil. Its fun to have someone stand up to these turkeys. He did appear to be winning and putting egg on the face of the americans for a while there.
We must remember that the USA tried to pluck a citizen from another country by strong arming their justice department. As a non US citizen, fuck all that shit. US law isnt world law and god forbid that ever becomes so. It is so enough already as it is!
The Dutch Village Where Everyone Has Dementia
You do realize that the government is made up and elected by you right?
Just because america is fucked up doesn't mean the rest of the world runs their governments like ass.
Having been to a few retirement communities, and watched some documentaries on dementia, this one sounds like paradise to me. Generally dementia patients need a stressful amount of care that "modern" hospitals struggle to provide. Reading about these folks all living happily together like this is idyllic and for sure where I would want to end up if I lost my marbles. I have no delusions that I will be rich and be able to care for myself in that sort of state, nor would i want to burden my children with caring for me as my grandparents did to my parents.
But sure I guess, pile some more guns on the problem you have with healthcare in your country. See if that works.
An Applied Investigation Into Graphics Card Coil Whine
at least most board partners are quite friendly regarding their return policies concerning it.
ug.. Coil whine happened to me a few years ago on a brand new card so i RMA'ed the card. At the time it took some convincing to issue the rma too iirc. They shipped me some refurb card that never worked right. And the next one didn't work right (unstable or just plain DOA cant recall). By now Im up to 40 bucks just in shipping these crap cards back to the company. Never did get a working card out of it. The next card they sent me was awesome (2gb video ram at the time), but it was never stable. Ended up just buying an AMD card after that.
Should have just stuck with the damn whine, but it was driving my wife crazy (i can wear ear phones). And it was a brand new card under warranty, so I wasnt going to go desolder coils right off the bat!
Data Center Study Reveals Top 5 SMART Stats That Correlate To Drive Failures
"Prices right now look like I will be getting another ADATA..." ... "TL;DR: Buy whatever is cheapest, the odds are always the same."
You got lucky. I had 8 out of 10 ADATA 64gb msata drives fail at my workplace over the last year. Adata is crap.
SSDs are a whole different ballgame. Comparing their quirks to rotating hard drives is akin to comparing a car to a train. They do not work the same, nor fail the same.
SSD are by far not all created equal and you must do research before buying them. I like samsung, intel and crucial personally, based on experience. Be sure to keep up with firmware updates as well!
First Victims of the Stuxnet Worm Revealed
Maybe if you RTFA you would notice that it is a bit more complicated than that. The organization or individual who went after the centrifuges infected at least 5 different companies. An electric company, a steel manufacturer, 2 different industrial supply companies and a military importer /exporter company. These targets were all brand new infections, not passed from org to org. So they would have had to break security at at least 5 firms independently. Not too shabby.
You should read the second link, because it is quite fascinating. Who ever did it exploited the servers directly (as opposed to laptop vectors or smart phones or whathave you), and even went so far in two of the companies as first infecting the virus scan servers (one machine named kaspersky, another avserver...). Must have been awfully ballsy and confident about their viruses stealth.
So we have learned that it was a directed attack, over multiple targets, the initial infection was most likely delivered by network access and not by USB.
I think your summary misses most of the interesting parts. The name of the one company with hardly any context would not have added to the slashdot summary at all and would most likely make people miss out on nice simple deconstruction which the second link provides.
Texas Health Worker Tests Positive For Ebola
Wow, you either forgot to post as AC, or are from somewhere so racist that your racism seems casual enough to drop the N bomb into regular speech.
I wouldn't be surprised, but for the fact that you have a 3 digit UID.
I would assume that the badly behaving low UID's would have been weeded out a decade ago.
Not too much shocks me on the internet these days, but a slashdot "elder" being racist is like wow. I was given pause.
I dont really care what stupid point you were trying to make about different cultures. It's lost when you use derogatory language.
Crowdsourced Remake "The Empire Strikes Back Uncut" Now Complete
"I hate when a movie is entitled "$OriginalTitleHere Uncut". The first thing it makes me think of is uncircumcized penises."
Are you trying to blame the film industry for your homoerotic fantasies?
Lego Ends Shell Partnership Under Greenpeace Pressure
I am no greenpeace fan, but a corporation putting a logo on a child's toy in order to influence their future purchasing decisions though brain washing, is kind of asking for whatever the fuck they get, don't you think?
Lego Ends Shell Partnership Under Greenpeace Pressure
You might want to look up the purpose of the PR department. The corporation doesn't care, it has no feelings to hurt. Shareholders demand to err on the side of caution.
I would much prefer the citizens bully the corporations than the other way around!
Of course the best solution would be the government to step in and say "no advertising logos in any childrens toys", which is ultimately best for the children. The movie, tv and videogame industry all use fake products to tell their stories all the time. No reason why toys should have real corporate logos in them. Pure mind control of the youth and should be stopped.
Ask Slashdot: How Would You Build a Home Network To Fully Utilize Google Fiber?
"Go spend about an hour on youtube to see how to crimp RJ45 ends (it's actually easier than it sounds) and stick with the 568-b standard for all ends. Don't worry about crossover, straight through, etc. Every time I hear people try to be "smart" and talk about doing it "right" I kind of chuckle, and here's why: Part of the gigabit ethernet standard (that is, to receive IEEE 802.3 certification for gigabit) the switches AND the ethernet ports MUST provide the auto-MDIX feature, so fretting about crossover is pointless."
Are you saying here that 1) You don't punch both ends with the proper wiring (straight through) (you also seem to think it doesn't matter) and 2) that you are seriously suggesting wiring wallports to RJ-45 ends as opposed to a proper patch panel?
Boy no wonder you only charge $30 an hour! One gets what one pays for indeed!
Ask Slashdot: Dealing With an Unresponsive Manufacturer Who Doesn't Fix Bugs?
Sonicwall is planned obsolescence at its finest and most sinister.
Online Creeps Inspire a Dating App That Hides Women's Pictures
"Note to women: if you dated and then married a guy who is charming and able to approach a strange woman (you) with self-confidence, do you really have any right to complain when he continues to exhibit those characteristics after you are married?"
You keep using that word, I do not think it means what you think it means.
Slashdot Asks: What's In Your Home Datacenter?
If you look closely at those pictures, in pretty much every rack there are redundant switches with absolutely nothing connected to them, yet they are powered on.
Really? Do you like the blinking lights? I measured my 24 port 3com superstack switch and it was 50 watts. I switched to a 8 port low power gigabit (i have 6 devices these days) and it runs at 8watts.
Calculating the cost savings of the switch, at .07 cents a kwh, 42w = cost per year savings of 25 dollars. Roughly the cost of the gigabit switch i replaced it with!
What To Expect With Windows 9
Ah comeon now, who wants a monoculture?
All you need is one jeff goldbloom and your fucking hosed!
Report: Microsoft To Buy Minecraft Studio For $2bn+
"it is fairly apparent that Notch is not some genius game designer, he just had the right idea at the right time, and got lucky that it went viral. Minecraft was not some amazing feat of design, it was a digital lego game that struck a chord with people."
Have you even played the game for more than 5 minutes? it had more depth and FUN my first hour playing it than all the games in the last ten years of gaming combined! Plus, kids fucking LOVE it. Southpark was bang on with its observation that everyone under 16 (maybe 20 now?) has played it and enjoyed it. If he's not a "genius" in some sense, with millions of accounts (paying like $25 each), then what the fuck dude, who the hell is?
He had the right idea at the right time, just like every other inventor in history. Nothing "genius" or not "genius" about it. Minecraft is an amazingly deep and thoughtful game, that is still getting free updates years after its release!
He is actually quite humble in the interviews I have read about him such as this one:
Minecraft is THE cult game of the last 10 years. The spinoffs, youtube channels, mods, servers, real life products, halloween costumes, t shirts... the list goes on and on. Minecraft steve, a creeper or other characters are easily as recognizable as mario, or a disney character to children these days.
There is a TONNE of value with the minecraft brand. Missing that means you are not in touch with the youths! and you lose at your evaluation of the situation.
Russian Military Forces Have Now Invaded Ukraine
" It would have been possible at the time for the US to get away with a preemptive nuclear strike against Russia. With most silos and mobile launchers on Russian territory located, a counterforce preemptive nuclear attack by the US would have resulted in the only real retaliation to be from submarine launches, which would have been few enough not to overwhelm missile defense."
Yes! And we could hide our best people in some of the countries deeper mineshafts! The radioactivity would never penetrate a mine some thousands of feet deep. And in a matter of weeks, sufficient improvements in dwelling space could easily be provided. Nuclear reactors could provide power almost indefinitely. Greenhouses could maintain plantlife. Animals could be bred and slaughtered. A quick survey would have to be made of all the available mine sites in the country. But I would guess... that ah, dwelling space for several hundred thousands of our people could easily be provided.
But I also think we should look at this from the military point of view. I mean, supposing the Russkies stashes away some big bomb, see. When they come out in a hundred years they could take over... In fact, they might even try an immediate sneak attack so they could take over our mineshaft space... I think it would be extremely naive of us, Mr. Prune, to imagine that these new developments are going to cause any change in Soviet expansionist policy. I mean, we must be... increasingly on the alert to prevent them from taking over other mineshaft space, in order to breed more prodigiously than we do, thus, knocking us out in superior numbers when we emerge! Mr. Prune, we must not allow... a mine shaft gap!
Russian Military Forces Have Now Invaded Ukraine
Yeah it appears they hacked the account too. That account hasn't posted anything in 4 years...
n3r0.m4dski11z hasn't submitted any stories.
As a side note, Warren Buffett, one of the richest people in the world, was hosting an unpublicized charity benefit inside the high security Offutt military base at 8:00 a.m. With him were business leaders and several executives from the World Trade Center, including Anne Tatlock of Fiduciary Trust Co. International, who likely would have died had it not been for the meeting. [San Francisco Business Times, 2/1/02] They watched a lot of the television coverage that morning, but it's unknown if any of these people were still at Offutt by the time Bush arrived in the afternoon.
source (near the bottom)
i am editing the past. fun
You can't have peace WHEN YOU GO AROUND KILLING AND MAKING WAR
you can't critize countries for having NUCLEAR WEAPONS when your own country HAS THE MOST NUCLEAR WEAPONS IN THE WORLD
you can't have ultimate "truth" when all you do is lie
you cant have love when all you believe in is hate and yes casual indeference IS hate
you cant have FREEDOM while some are still in chains
there IS NO SUCH THING AS GOOD AND EVIL it is a human creation, created by catholosism. they are blanket terms to hide actual reality. reality is the will to power.
past me, buy apple stock!
"if sadam is building weapons we have to stop him... with our weapons." -southpark s6ep12
Thoughtcrime does not entail death: thoughtcrime IS death.
this is required
i have a journal?