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Wikipedia Editors Hit With $10 Million Defamation Suit

snero3 This is brilliant!! (268 comments)

" I made a deal with God that whatever I save in tax, I give to kids.”[16]" I nearly chocked when I read that.

about a month ago
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WhatsApp Founder Used Unchangable Airline Ticket To Pressure Facebook

snero3 Re: Something doesn't add up (144 comments)

I have used whatsapp heavily for years. They say that the first year is free and then you have to pay, but they never come through. So ya multiple years of use without paying a cent. To be honest I always suspected this is what he planned to do with the company, never to actually make money from running it as a service.

about 5 months ago
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CES: Laser Headlights Edge Closer To Real-World Highways

snero3 Re:Stronger headlights (295 comments)

here here, well said

about 7 months ago
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CES: Laser Headlights Edge Closer To Real-World Highways

snero3 Re:Stronger headlights (295 comments)

You see that little plastic switch thing below your rear vision mirror? Flip it.

about 7 months ago
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Yahoo To Offer Bug Bounty Rewards Up To $15,000

snero3 Definition of Scrooge (65 comments)

the web giant also said the voucher rewards were informal and actually funded out of the pockets of the company's own IT security staff

I don't know how many tshirts they gave out, but I am lead to believe it wasn't many. If someone freely out of their own good will helps you out, at your job! and you can only manage pony up $12.50 that is just an insult, I personally would prefer just a email of thanks than that!! Hell a case of beer maybe!!

I beat these guys aren't first in line to order a round on Friday night

about 10 months ago
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SSD Annual Failure Rates Around 1.5%, HDDs About 5%

snero3 Re:Do the math (512 comments)

SSDs are for booting. RAM disks are for compiling, and hdd is for long term storage.

RAM disks are for compiling? how small are you projects?

about 10 months ago
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Ferrari's New Car Tech Idea: Make Car Go Really Fast

snero3 Re:201 mph (226 comments)

But, in 1987, could it do this sideways? Also I believe that in 1987 it could only do 201 mph for about 30 seconds before it blow up. ;)

about 10 months ago
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Australian Spy Agency Seeks Permission To Hack Third-Party Computers

snero3 Re:What happened to the "free" of the "Free World" (210 comments)

Prior to then, many punishments for criminals consisted of them having to spend several years or their whole lives in the US.

Don't tell the Yanks but that is still the case!!

about a year and a half ago
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Aussie Telco Lays New Fiber For Microsecond Trading Boost

snero3 really? do they know their market at all? (212 comments)

Any high frequency trader HFT, market marker, derivatives trader etc.... worth it's salt has already co-located with the ALC (ASX/SFE) data center in gore hill, if you are not interested in low latency trading with the ASX then why would you bother paying the extra $$$ for these lines when you can get a fiber line anywhere in sydney for $2K a month from pipe/TPG networks.

more than 2 years ago
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US Judge Rules Defendant Can Be Forced To Decrypt Hard Drive

snero3 Re:Talk or else! (1047 comments)

xkcd

more than 2 years ago
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Apple Intends To 'Digitally Destroy' Textbook Publishing

snero3 Re:Don't we already have that? (396 comments)

I have been waiting for work of a art to be released for years!!

more than 2 years ago
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RSA Chief: Last Year's Breach Has Silver Lining

snero3 bs (49 comments)

That's BS. We tried on a number of different occasions to speak to them and they weren't having a bar of it. This story is just marketing spin

more than 2 years ago
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Video Games As Propaganda

snero3 Re:Why is /. repeating Iran's propaganda for them? (251 comments)

I thought torture is a useful and valuable tool in extracting actionable intelligence from terrorist suspects. Why wouldn't it work on an American spy too?

Why would you think that? If you are being tortured you are going to say anything to get them to stop, whether it is true or not.

more than 2 years ago
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Do Slashdotters Encrypt Their Email?

snero3 RDlGa6LhCxbwur (601 comments)

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more than 2 years ago
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Businesses Now Driving "Bring Your Own Device" Trend

snero3 Common Theme (232 comments)

This appears to be written by the same guy that wrote this wonderful pile of BS.

That is two articles for the price of one right there, journalism at its best

more than 2 years ago
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The Four Fallacies of IT Metrics

snero3 The Human Element (223 comments)

Stats by themselves will only ever be an indicator what is happening. You really need managers on the ground that are trust worthy to give you feed back on how things are actually going.

Taking humans out of the loop when rating other humans is always a mistake

more than 2 years ago

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