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Do Good Programmers Need Agents?

nazsco Repost (215 comments)

the article even mentions "after reading about the company on slashdot" when telling how the company was founded.... and again, slashdot post about that company as news...

about a week ago
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Verizon Injects Unique IDs Into HTTP Traffic

nazsco Re:which Verizon services (206 comments)

> Any tips on moving to a pay-as-you-go plan that lets me keep my phone number?

DO NOT cancel your account!

call the new company, say you want to port your number.

the system is F*up... you will have to give the new co your account number AND PASSWORD for the old one. so if it is your SSN as it is by default, change it before if you care (or stop believing that SSN is secret, you are a grow up).

anyway, i cancelled ATT and then ported to TMOBILE. ATT was obliged by law to reactivate my account to complete the transfer... but that didn't hold them against mailing for a NEW 2yr contract and cancelation because i "hired" the service again... costed me a couple calls to short it out since they can't charge you.

anyway, the system sucks. read online and follow the steps. i had lots of headache for not following the dumb non-sense crap.

be a happy sheep. and good luck.

about a month ago
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Verizon Injects Unique IDs Into HTTP Traffic

nazsco Re:Free market? (206 comments)

last time i heard about US ISP/mobile provider shenanigans there was a debate on net neutrality (which the tel cos were wining) arguing that they were not common carriers.

well, that just goes to prove that they are not common carriers. they can even monetize on the service they are already selling you. they don't consider your communication protected in any way.

it is like opening a restaurant and selling your scraps to feed cows. except that they are the only restaurant in town. and after 12sec they take away your plate and consider what is left scrap. oh, and dog bags are forbiden on the contract.

i wonder if the FSF pays verizon to get the IDs from the senate to advertise to them... how would they like it? probably would jail everyone shouting commie. or is that terrorist nowadays?

about a month ago
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Verizon Injects Unique IDs Into HTTP Traffic

nazsco Re:Is there a way to prevent this? (206 comments)

> Don't use Verizon as your ISP?

How quaint. A foreigner.

well lad, in the US of A, you have the freedom of choosing the ISP that was selected to monopolize your burrough.

Or you can use the one mobile provider that has good coverage in your city instead, if you don't want to use that pre-selected ISP.

about a month ago
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Ask Slashdot: Capture the Flag Training

nazsco Re:Best comments ever (102 comments)

co-co-co-combo breaker!

about a month and a half ago
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Ask Slashdot: An Accurate Broadband Speed Test?

nazsco Re:Speed test detection? (294 comments)

1. get a speedtest.something domain
2. patch a bittorrent client to register all your peers to that domain dynamically and connect via http to each other
3. ????
4. 1gb/s torrents!

about a month and a half ago
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Intel Drops Gamasutra Sponsorship Over Controversial Editorials

nazsco Re:gtfo (724 comments)

sorry. you are full of shit and you know it.

Evey single game hears shit on online games.

never heard a rape or assassination threat. i do hear lots of comments about me and my mother prostitution career though.

about 2 months ago
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Stanford Promises Not To Use Google Money For Privacy Research

nazsco Re:Hogwash. (54 comments)

sounds like what someone would say to not lose Google's money

i think we will only know the truth looking at the research output in a couple years...

about 2 months ago
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AT&T To Use Phone Geolocation To Prevent Credit Card Fraud

nazsco Re: Stupid (228 comments)

what about a system that locks your Att sim when you are overseas? and maybe auto buy a local sim with your credit card if you try to use your phone? or just cut your hand? anything that is not allowing att sim used overseas is a win.

about 6 months ago
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The Coming IT Nightmare of Unpatchable Systems

nazsco Re: Repetitive (broken) OS abandonment (240 comments)

if its out of sync with the current code (ie a bug, not missing new features) you cant sell it.

about 6 months ago
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The Coming IT Nightmare of Unpatchable Systems

nazsco Re: Repetitive (broken) OS abandonment (240 comments)

and instead of suing or using another vendor you bent over and paid up. that is a sure way to show them how angry you are

about 6 months ago
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FWD.us Wants More H-1B Visas, But 50% Go To Offshore Firms

nazsco Re:Because (325 comments)

The only job of a ceo is, besides getting rich, rally the troopsand use his/connections.

How well a Canadian can really American troops and how useful would be a foreigner's connections?

about 8 months ago
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Portal 2 Incompatible With SELinux

nazsco Re:If a computer is important enough to need SELin (212 comments)

> i will protect against buffer overflows attacks.
> while running a closed source application that downloads other applications from the internet. And it all runs as root so i can't cheat.

Genius. You're a fucking genius.

about 9 months ago
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Drive-by Android Malware Exploits Unpatchable Vulnerability

nazsco err not 4.2 (120 comments)

The still most widely deployed version, 2.3, is fine. At least if you don't run apps with ads, but then, there's no hope left for you anyway.

Nobody mentions which version introduced the bug in the browser, but I'm guessing it's 3.1. But i know very little.

about 9 months ago
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Kansas To Nix Expansion of Google Fiber and Municipal Broadband

nazsco Re:The Invisible Hand (430 comments)

The market is already regulated, and it did not prevent that. Because you all are clueless about current regulations as you will be on future regulation.

We already have regulation against a politician doing seemly dumb things for the people. This is obviously a back room deal with some telco or do no evil Google. Yet, no place it was mentioned WHO signed/proposed the bill.

Unless you learn to pay attention to that little detail, which is the basis of current regulation, by votes or criminal prosecution, how do you expect more regulation to do any difference when the basic ones are already ignored?

about 10 months ago
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Epson Tries to One-up Google Glass with Moverio-Goggles (Video)

nazsco "news"?! (65 comments)

i know the level here is low recently... but an old product is news? with an hour long commercial introduction before the no-infomation video?!?!

here is the fucking product page link http://www.epson.com/cgi-bin/Store/jsp/Moverio/Home.do (with no information such as file type, etc)

and here is the $500 amazon page selling it with fucking reviews http://www.amazon.com/Epson-V11H423020-Moverio-See-Through-Wearable/dp/B007ORN0LS

about a year ago
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Ask Slashdot: Top Black Friday Tech Picks?

nazsco Re: Nothing! (189 comments)

Enjoy your betamax, disclaser, minidisc, and whatever they use now for their cameras that is not SD card.

every dumb anonymous coward who buy Sony need to be screwed by proprietary media lockin. It's a service to society.

Also, blueray. Suckers.

about a year ago
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Digital Textbook Startup Kno Was Sold For $15 Million

nazsco Re:Speaking as someone in the industry (39 comments)

That is interesting. I'd guess they do not like your book because it is a dreaded school assignment to them. Maybe you should go for the schools and allow them to distribute for free after a small fee? that way it would be easier to enforce...

And I am curious if you add a plea against piracy on the book?

1 year,14 days
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Chinese Bitcoin Exchange Vanishes, Taking £2.5m of Coins With It

nazsco Re:Who can you trust now? (346 comments)

> Do you really need to ask why people are behaving foolishly?

says the guy with a google plus profile.

1 year,14 days

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Google giving up on opensocial0.8+ Waiting Final.

nazsco nazsco writes  |  more than 5 years ago

nazsco writes "Orkut, Google's testing ground for opensocial before they move it to more prime time products --e.g. iGoogle and Gmail, has aparently pulled the plug on supporting the development versions of the OpenSocial specs before they go gold. The official forum for developers previously had active support and releases announcements. Now it's all about spec paper work. The google groups has also stopped accepting new posts since May 14th! The last post about new tech releases on the blog is from May 3rd. After that, the blog became a pool of internet available IDEs and then several other stories sending developers to other networks. Note that this come just after they fixed a security issue by disabling all forms of profile views of the widgets that do not use template views. which is described in 0.7 and greatly refined in 0.8 only. Brazilian and Indian developers wonders how much long the google groups blackout will last."
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marketing from hell

nazsco nazsco writes  |  more than 9 years ago

self-respect;
http://grumpygamer.com/4999782

vs

sell-out:
http://www.pvponline.com/newspro/archives/arc8-2005.html

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