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Apple's iPod Classic Refuses To Die

redback Another Reason (269 comments)

I have heard of people using them in workplaces that do not allow personal networkable devices in the building for security reasons.

about a week ago
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Programmer Father Asks: What Gets Little Girls Interested In Science?

redback Being a bit pushy? (584 comments)

I'm all for encouraging your kids to do whatever they want, but it sounds like you want to push your daughter into something she doesnt want.

about two weeks ago
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When We Don't Like the Solution, We Deny the Problem

redback Seen it in other areas (282 comments)

I am transgender, and few times I have seen parents of children who may be trans come and post in trans communitys asking for help. Although they dont say it, some of them are looking for a 'cure' for their child, rather then how to get them the help they really need (eg gender therapists and eventual puberty blocking and hormone replacement) These people are generally not happy with the responses, which in trans communitys tend to be very pro-transition.

about a month ago
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Australian Post Office Opens Mail Forwarding Warehouse In the USA

redback Re:I'm not clear (142 comments)

a lot of things wont ship to australia at all.

about a month and a half ago
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Court Order: Butterfly Labs Bitcoins To Be Sold

redback Re:Bullsh!t (66 comments)

devices is a perfectly good plural, dont reinvent the wheel.

about a month and a half ago
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Fuel Efficiency Numbers Overstate MPG More For Cars With Small Engines

redback Re:metric you insensitive clod! (403 comments)

Mine does about 8 on the highway, if I can refrain from overtaking too many people at ludicrous speed.

about 2 months ago
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Fuel Efficiency Numbers Overstate MPG More For Cars With Small Engines

redback Re:metric you insensitive clod! (403 comments)

The official metric fuel efficiency unit is Liters per 100km.

about 2 months ago
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Test Version Windows 10 Includes Keylogger

redback Re: Friends (367 comments)

well it didn't even ask for one when I installed it.

about 2 months ago
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Ask Slashdot: Remote Support For Disconnected, Computer-Illiterate Relatives

redback Mac is easiest (334 comments)

My suggestion is to go with a Mac, if something goes wrong, there is at least a chance that someone else can fix it.

If you go with the linux or locked down windows options, they are going to be in trouble if it goes wrong.

about 3 months ago
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Rightscorp's New Plan: Hijack Browsers Until Infingers Pay Up

redback Re:Useful Tip (376 comments)

dont close the door after the horse has bolted.

you use the vpn BEFORE so you dont get caught.

about 4 months ago
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Ask Slashdot: How Dead Is Antivirus, Exactly?

redback Re:cryptolocker solution (331 comments)

Windows does basically this. Volume Shadow Copy Service.

I have used it to recover machines from cryptolocker.

about 4 months ago
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Telegram Not Dead STOP Alive, Evolving In Japan STOP

redback Re:Makes sense (144 comments)

The queen doesnt send telegrams anymore, you get a letter instead.

about 4 months ago
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The Doctor Will Skype You Now

redback Re:Considering my doctor... (97 comments)

It won't fix shit doctors.

I had a skype consult with a doctor on Monday and it went very well. Only problem is waiting for the prescription to come in the mail.

about 4 months ago
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Fooling a Mercedes Into Autonomous Driving With a Soda Can

redback Re:Obvious (163 comments)

sounds annoying.

nowhere I would drive with cruise on has corners tight enough to slow down for

about 5 months ago
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Soccer Superstar Plays With Very Low Brain Activity

redback Re:No shit, it's soccer. (160 comments)

I bet you prefer handegg.

about 5 months ago
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Lenovo Halts Sales of Small-Screen Windows 8.1 Tablets Due To "Lack of Interest"

redback Re:Why should Lenovo support their main competitor (125 comments)

i agree about the keyboard and trackpad.

apple keyboards are horrid, and all trackpads suck so it doesnt matter.

about 5 months ago
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Slashdot Asks: Do You Want a Smart Watch?

redback Re:Betteridge answers (381 comments)

I have the new LG and it gets to about 70% after one day.

I have always taken my watch off at night anyway, so its no big deal to just sit it on the charger.

about 5 months ago

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