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Hardly Anyone Is Buying 'Smart Guns'

qwertyatwork Re:Stupid 2 (814 comments)

...Similar debate on abortion, small laws

Your comment is nothing but a sneaky way to insert anti abortion propaganda into this conversation.

about a year ago
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Browser Choice May Affect Your Job Prospects

qwertyatwork Re:Loaded language? (374 comments)

I see multiple differences here.

No thunderbolt, no firewire, no USB 3.0 listed.

No multi touch track pad, no back lit keyboard.

720p camera, asus only says .3m pixel.

Magsafe power adapter, longer battery life

Also the mac runs windows, linux, AND OS X. The asus does not run OS X (without LOTS of effort to install and maintain)

The mb pro looks much much nicer.

All in all, quite a few differences. Add in all that stuff you missed, and you're nowhere near $749. The only two things it exceeds is hard drive size, and video card. You can get different set ups on the mb pro, but there is not point in discussing the asus any longer since it is no where near the specs of the mb pro you listed.

about a year and a half ago
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Ask Slashdot: Best Way To Block Web Content?

qwertyatwork Re:This depends on the use and purpose (282 comments)

bind reads /etc/hosts. As far as I know any DNS server I've ever used on Linux reads /etc/hosts

about a year and a half ago
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Ask Slashdot: Best Way To Block Web Content?

qwertyatwork Re:This depends on the use and purpose (282 comments)

I do it on the /etc/hosts level on my dns server. You can find large lists of ad domains that can be added to your hosts file with 127.0.0.1 or 0.0.0.0 to cause them to fail. This covers all machines on your network that use your dns server. The one I use is http://winhelp2002.mvps.org/hosts.txt however they have become slow with updating it. You might want to invest some time in looking for one that is updated more frequently.

about a year and a half ago
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al-Qaeda's 22 Tips and Tricks To Dodge Drones

qwertyatwork Re:Citation required (303 comments)

Lots of articles. You can find them here --> slashdot.org

about a year and a half ago
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The History of the Floppy Disk

qwertyatwork Re:Read Error (204 comments)

I must have been thinking about my Atari 8-bit. XM301 300 bad modem.

more than 2 years ago
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The History of the Floppy Disk

qwertyatwork Re:Read Error (204 comments)

My first Linux was Slackware. 300 baud. I remember having just enough floppies for the base and network. I also remember praying to all the gods that after I formatted my only hard drive that they all worked. It did, and I ran Linux (eventually Debian) for the next 11 years.

more than 2 years ago
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You Can't Bypass the UI Formerly Known As Metro On Windows 8

qwertyatwork Re:That's fine because I plan to bypass... (444 comments)

I hate it. Have an application that is in the bottom right hand corner of the screen? Good, I get to move the mouse clear to the other side of the monitor to get to the menu bar. Need to click on the menu bar for a program in the background? First, you have to bring it to the foreground, now you can access the menu bar. It only creates extra work, and aside from it always being in the same place I can't see any other benefits. Just extra work.

more than 2 years ago
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Last Bastion For Climate Dissenters Crumbling

qwertyatwork Re:Last bastion (963 comments)

I think one of the big problems is some people see this as a liberal issue, and since everything liberal is wrong, climate change is to. And who needs to waste their time with facts when you have an agenda?

more than 2 years ago
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Gaming Clichés That Need To Die

qwertyatwork Re:So... (416 comments)

I sir, love your company!

more than 2 years ago
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Zimmerman Charged With 2nd-Degree Murder

qwertyatwork Re:Stand Your Ground (995 comments)

Zimmerman is being charged with a felony crime, Trayvon isn't.

more than 2 years ago
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US Carriers Finally Doing Something About Cellphone Theft

qwertyatwork Re:Fun prank of the week! (155 comments)

No, that's not a loop hole. Your contract is for the service. You can cancel, but you will still get hit with the early termination fee. Stolen phone will not change anything.

more than 2 years ago
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Jack Tramiel, Founder of Commodore Business Machines, Dies At Age 83

qwertyatwork Re:Everyone ignores Commodore (301 comments)

The 6502 wasn't his CPU, it was made by MOS Technology. Commadore, Atari, Apple, and a lot of others also used the 6502.

more than 2 years ago
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Amiga Returns With Lackluster Linux-Powered Mini PC

qwertyatwork Re:Where cant I get.... (343 comments)

With the exception of the menubar in the application rather than the top of the screen, that is OS X you are looking at.

more than 2 years ago
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Psychic Ability Claim Doesn't Hold Up In New Scientific Experiments

qwertyatwork Re:How to find a real psychic (315 comments)

You shouldn't be so hard on religion. After all, the Raptor Jesus went extinct for your sins.

more than 2 years ago
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Psychic Ability Claim Doesn't Hold Up In New Scientific Experiments

qwertyatwork Re:How to find a real psychic (315 comments)

You had me at 'You won't find a real psychic'.

more than 2 years ago

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