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IRS Recycled Lerner Hard Drive

n6kuy Never attribute to malice (682 comments)

.. that which can be adequately explained by incompetence.

about a month ago
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U.S. Democrats Propose Legislation To Ban Internet Fast Lanes

n6kuy They should ban (190 comments)

... slow lanes, instead.

about a month ago
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Comcast Converting 50,000 Houston Home Routers Into Public WiFi Hotspots

n6kuy The sooner they do this, the (474 comments)

... sooner I can cancel my Comcast internet service and just use my neighbor's.

about a month and a half ago
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Thousands of Europeans Petition For Their 'Right To Be Forgotten'

n6kuy We've always been... (224 comments)

... at war with Estasia.

about 1 month ago
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Why Disney Can't Give Us High-Def Star Wars Where Han Shoots First

n6kuy Re:Look for a good Fan Edit (210 comments)

> Greedo never got a shot off.

That's because Han Solo shot first.

about 2 months ago
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Grading Software Fooled By Nonsense Essay Generator

n6kuy Re:Architecture School! (187 comments)

Yes, but they run it through spinbot.com before it becomes official regullations.

about 3 months ago
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The People Who Are Still Addicted To the Rubik's Cube

n6kuy Re:Magic Age (100 comments)

> The Rotation was 18 moves long and the Orientation was 18 moves long.

Ur doin' it wrong

Even the instructions that come with the cube nowadays give you an orientation procedure of 6 moves and a rotation procedure of 8 moves.

about 3 months ago
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The People Who Are Still Addicted To the Rubik's Cube

n6kuy Re:I still like cubing... (100 comments)

> In my opinion, the Rubik's brand are the worst available.

You haven't tried the cheap dollar store variety, then.

about 3 months ago
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How the Internet Is Taking Away America's Religion

n6kuy Re:Nice timing (1037 comments)

Skew the discussion?

This is Slashdot, remember, where whenever religion is mentioned, the comments are for entertainment purposes only.

about 4 months ago
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Survey Finds Nearly 50% In US Believe In Medical Conspiracy Theories

n6kuy Re:Mwuhaha!! (395 comments)

Yes, but we know that it's really a conspiracy to make people believe that people believe in conspiracies.

about 4 months ago
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Mozilla Scraps Firefox For Windows 8, Citing Low Adoption of Metro

n6kuy What about fixing the existing browser (200 comments)

.. so that it doesn't lock the whole thing up ("program not responding") for 2 or 3 minutes at a time, while waiting to negotiate connections?

THAT would be worth investing some resources in.

about 4 months ago
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The Death Cap Mushroom Is Spreading Across the US

n6kuy Re:Why the hype? (274 comments)

ah.. the kind that glow in the dark...

about 5 months ago
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GOP Bill To Outlaw EPA 'Secret Science' That Is Not Transparent, Reproducible

n6kuy Re:so? (618 comments)

If you really believe that "most republicans think Iraq attacked us on 9/11" then... Irony Alert.

about 5 months ago
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With HTTPS Everywhere, Is Firefox Now the Most Secure Mobile Browser?

n6kuy Re:What the frak? (279 comments)

Does Netcraft confirm it?

about 6 months ago
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US Light Bulb Phase-Out's Next Step Begins Next Month

n6kuy Re:No thank you to CFLs (1146 comments)

+1 for saying "jibe" instead of "jive."

about 7 months ago
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US Light Bulb Phase-Out's Next Step Begins Next Month

n6kuy Re:The Argument (1146 comments)

> Human beings are notorious idiots when it comes to choosing things that do or don't benefit us.

Yup. Stupid normal people don't need any freedom of choice.

Government bureaucrats know best.

about 7 months ago
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US Light Bulb Phase-Out's Next Step Begins Next Month

n6kuy Re:The responsible consumer is a myth (1146 comments)

> People won't change their patterns unless forced to.

That's right.

What we need are ever more government regulations to force people to "change their patterns."

The stupid proles have no right to freedom of choice.

about 7 months ago

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n6kuy n6kuy writes  |  more than 7 years ago

n6kuy writes "From this article by Kevin Roark at Los Alamos National Laboratory: "IBM has been selected through competitive bid to build "Roadrunner," the newest Linux-based supercomputer at Los Alamos, and will collaborate with the Laboratory on new, cutting-edge technology that will reach for the petaflop in 2008." Imagine a Boewolf cluster of those!"

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