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Indiana Man Gets 8 Months For Teaching How To Beat Polygraph Tests

phreakincool So what was the crime??? (356 comments)

So if he didn't tell his students to not reveal his teachings and methods, then it would have been legal?

1 year,12 days

The Steady Decline of Unix

phreakincool Where it counts... (570 comments)

Websites, databases, firewalls, DNS, application server, file-servers - most businesses run some form of UNIX or Linux. And wouldn't dare think otherwise. This article is stupid. I work for a company where we would literally lose millions for every reboot of certain mission critical servers. UNIX ain't going nowhere.

about a year ago

NCSoft Closes "City of Heroes" Publisher Paragon Studios

phreakincool City of Heroes will be missed. (109 comments)

6+ year CoX player.
Played almost exclusively in Ubuntu Linux/wine
Numerous level 50+ toons.
Thousands of badges.
Humongous Hero bases w/ teleports to most zones, storage, etc.
Almost orphaned 3 teen kids, widowed 1 wife. :-)
Good times.
Guess I'll log for a few last times before the end.

about 2 years ago

Apple Planning To Build Private Restaurant

phreakincool It will be called... (234 comments)

... Circle Jerks Thank you.

more than 2 years ago

Ballmer Hints At 'Metro-ization' of Office

phreakincool Re:Dear Microsoft.. (302 comments)

Not me. Ubuntu FTW!

about 3 years ago

Ballmer Hints At 'Metro-ization' of Office

phreakincool Gates as Borg? Still? (302 comments)

WTF?!? Still with the "Gates as Borg" icon? How long has Ballmer been in charge of MS now? I'm no fan either, but you have to admit his ball head makes a better Borg. He looks like a Borg without implants.

about 3 years ago

Russian Media Link Moscow Bombing With Modern Warfare 2 Scene

phreakincool Re:I must be old... (91 comments)

Same thing here. When I ask the squirts at Gamestop if they have any AC titles, they think I'm talking about Assassin's Creed. Armored Corps FTW!

more than 3 years ago

World of StarCraft Mod Gets C&D From Blizzard

phreakincool WoSC had better be in the works... (227 comments)

Or I'll have C & D their asses "with a nuclear launch detected". Shit! "They'll never know what hit 'em!"

more than 3 years ago

Apple Forces Steve Jobs Action Figure Off eBay

phreakincool No resemblence, whatsoever. (233 comments)

One looks like a complete douchebag. The other is a bobble-headed action figure.

more than 3 years ago

A Lost Civilization Beneath the Persian Gulf?

phreakincool Re:Noah, etc (277 comments)

Right, the cities are still intact. They're just under 500 ft. of water.

more than 3 years ago

When Your Company Remote-Wipes Your Personal Phone

phreakincool Seriously... (446 comments)

The Bill Gates as Borg icon needs to be changed to Ballmer as Borg. Its way past time.

more than 3 years ago

Scientists Propose One-Way Trips To Mars

phreakincool Re:Little difference? (839 comments)

Given the size of the prison population is but a mere fraction of the general population, I'm guessing there would be waaaaaaaaaaaay more free citizens willing to sign-up for that one-way ride. I, for one, would leave my very lucrative IT job in minute if I were green-lighted that mission. I know a lot of of people that would sign up. My only concern is that my family would be taken care of financially.

more than 3 years ago

Scientists Propose One-Way Trips To Mars

phreakincool Re:Little difference? (839 comments)

Can I have your UID? Or do they have internet access on Mars?

more than 3 years ago

Where Do I Go Now That Oracle Owns

phreakincool Re:Google ... (510 comments)

As quaint as it is, some companies, like mine, prohibit the storage of the company's documents on external sites, such as Google.

more than 3 years ago

Where Do I Go Now That Oracle Owns

phreakincool Uh, maybe nowhere? (510 comments)

Oracle has owned Sun since the April '09 announcement. OpenOffice is still free. So what's your major gripe with it? Until Oracle starts charging for it, I will continue to use it. By the way, Oracle also owns Java and MySQL, so I hope you never have to use those products, either.

more than 3 years ago

JooJoo Tablet Dies, Fusion Garage Continues On

phreakincool Re:who? what? (91 comments)

This is /. You must be new here.

more than 3 years ago

IT's Last Hope — a Job In the Boonies?

phreakincool Re:I'd rather make peanuts telecommuting (470 comments)

"Hey man, if you can't taste the chlorine, how do you know it's clean?!?"

The lack chlorine, maybe? I'd rather taste the grit of sand and charcoal in my water.

more than 3 years ago

Huge Shocker — 3D TVs Not Selling

phreakincool I didn't RTFA, but... (535 comments)

Maybe it has something economy? Or that most people have just recently upgraded to HD sets from SD and view 3D as a gimicky trick to buy a new HD set? Oh and the content is not there to justify the purchase of a new 3D set.

more than 3 years ago


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