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Intel Rolling Out 800Gbps Cables This Year

pulski MXC (101 comments)

Most Extreme Data Transfer Challenge?

All of your data will get there, however half of it will be broken and the other half poorly translated.

about 7 months ago
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Diablo 3 Expansion Announced: Reaper of Souls

pulski Re:Offline Single Player? (137 comments)

Any word on offline single player? No offline single player, no sale.

With the inclusion of a real money auction house, I'm glad it's online only. An offline mode just opens the game up to hacking, item duping/creation, etc. If an end user's PC is generating loot drops, they can be manipulated. When it's done server side, it can't.

about a year ago
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How To Compete With NSA By Hacking a Verizon Network Extender

pulski Re:Power to the people (56 comments)

I'm fairly certain that anyone taking a bribe from Monsanto isn't going to have that conversation over a cellular telephone.

about a year ago
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Pitcher-Turned-Law Student On Cheating In Baseball

pulski Re:MLB has much bigger problems (276 comments)

Don't forget that NFL Football is played mostly on Sunday. Monday and Thursday games are played at night, starting at 8:30pm Eastern. Baseball is played 7 days a week.

about a year ago
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Why Can't Intel Kill x86?

pulski Re:A hard time keeping on the forefront? (605 comments)

There's a lot more to life than gaming. A fast video card won't do a thing to speed up the work I do every day.

about a year and a half ago
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Full Review of the Color TI-84 Plus

pulski Re:Emulate (233 comments)

My TI-82 was definitely not allowed during the SATs.

about a year and a half ago
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McAfee May Have Been Captured

pulski Re:They thought they had him! (148 comments)

Sadly, I've had this same conversation with people more than once. "What did I do that was illegal!?"

about 2 years ago
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'World of Warcraft' Candidate For Maine State Senate Wins Election

pulski Re:FOR (220 comments)

Lok'tar ogar!

about 2 years ago
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'World of Warcraft' Candidate For Maine State Senate Wins Election

pulski Re:Let me be the first to call her a (220 comments)

Admittedly, when this story first broke, I checked her Armory page, saw her Achievement Points (Low) and immediately knew her playing WoW was a non-issue.

about 2 years ago
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'World of Warcraft' Candidate For Maine State Senate Wins Election

pulski Re:Precedent (220 comments)

Why do you think he didn't get in any trouble?

about 2 years ago
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Proprietary Nvidia Linux Driver Contains Privilege Escalation Hole

pulski Re:Use Windows | +5 Insightful (180 comments)

Don't feed the trolls.

h### account name promoting Microsoft. I'm shocked!

more than 2 years ago
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US Viewers Using Proxies To Watch BBC Olympic Coverage

pulski Re:Why don't they use Facebook/Microsoft? (373 comments)

Both Facebook and Microsoft cut a huge deal with the olympics committee to broadcast it free over their website. Let me say that again - FOR FREE. ON THE INTERNET.

I think this would had been great opportunity for Google to do their usual push marketing. Just put olympics streaming on their homepage and require Chrome to view it (like they do on several other HTML5 sites). But they most likely lost the bidding war. There's no doubt they tried tho.

Funny, another very pro-Microsoft post from h111 the day after another one by a user named h105 that claimed not to be a shill. Odd indeed.

more than 2 years ago
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SSD Prices Down 46% Since 2011

pulski Re:hard drive prices/GB are also dropping (292 comments)

Windows 7 can easily handle 8GB of RAM, as long as you have the 64bit version installed. Did you mean to type "Windows XP"?

This computer is running 16GB of RAM just fine on Windows XP x64.

more than 2 years ago
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Microsoft Ignores Usability With All-Caps Menu in Visual Studio

pulski Re:All part of their retro-COBOL strategy (415 comments)

Tell me about it... I play sitting 8-10 feet back on my TV and it's really hard to see. WoW had an option right on the chat window to increase the font, which was essential for me. It's not that I have bad eyes, quite the opposite in fact, but it just gets really tiring trying to read the unnecessarily small print.

more than 2 years ago
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Is Facebook Working On a Smartphone?

pulski Re:No (160 comments)

Amen to that. I can browse Facebook on my phone faster through a browser than through the app.

more than 2 years ago
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U. Chicago's Epic Scavenger Hunt Is Back For 2012

pulski Re:Naked Mile (56 comments)

The still shots for the related videos, however, are a bit less work safe.

more than 2 years ago
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Russian Superjet 100 Crashes During Demo Flight, Killing All Aboard

pulski Re:Probably lost the sale, too! (339 comments)

I'm not sure where you're sitting but... http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_spaceflight-related_accidents_and_incidents

"About two percent of the manned launch/reentry attempts have killed their crew, with Soyuz and the Shuttle having almost the same death percentage rates."

Looks like it's 2 to 2 on fatal space missions and even money on number of deaths as well.

more than 2 years ago
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Coming to an Ice Cream Shop Near You: Soft Serve Beer

pulski Re:Ice anyone? (157 comments)

The problem with that is that the stones (Soapstone) only are really good at lightly chilling small amounts of liquid. Your Scotch/Whiskey will not be ice cold, just chilled, and only if you pour it in small quantities.

I bought my stones with that idea in mind, but it just doesn't work out. They are fantastic for what they were designed for though.

more than 2 years ago
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Apple Snubs Security Firm That Spotted Mac Botnet

pulski Re:Mac's don't get malware (409 comments)

You're right how dare they, "get infected with BackDoor.Flashback.39 after a user is redirected to a bogus site from a compromised resource or via a traffic distribution system. JavaScript code is used to load a Java-applet containing an exploit."?

"According to some sources, links to more than four million compromised web-pages could be found on a Google SERP at the end of March. In addition, some posts on Apple user forums described cases of infection by BackDoor.Flashback.39 when visiting dlink.com."

Source: http://news.drweb.com/?i=2341&c=5&lng=en&p=0

Gotta be careful downloading all of that "kracked shit" from manufacturer's own websites.

more than 2 years ago

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