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Microsoft Pollutes To Avoid Fines

spaceplanesfan Bitcoins... (295 comments)

Think of all the bitcoins that could have being generated... RIP

more than 2 years ago

Don't Forget: "Six Strikes" Starts This Weekend

spaceplanesfan First strike... you out (298 comments)

We are the slashdot trolls, my (just made, surprise butt fuck) friend.
And we keep on trollin' till the end.

We post goatse links.
Natalie portman and hot grits.

No time for lusers (Linux users),
because FreeGayOS (FreeBSD) rules!

more than 2 years ago

Elon Musk: Future Round-Trip To Mars Could Cost Under $500,000

spaceplanesfan Re:I think musk lost his marbles (238 comments)

No, dragon is NOT yet human rated, Heck it just flew once,and that dragon didn't even had the equipment to berth with the station, lets alone give humans the life support.
Cheese is a lot easier to launch that a human, trust me.

Don't get me wrong, Musk is on the right track. His dragon sure will became soon man rated, he will eventually launch sats.
I just want to note that I think he is overly optimistic, taking all the time about how he will launch a falcon 9 every 3 months, about mars, re-usability, etc, and yet, until now he just can launch just one rocket per year,

On the other hand, he has plenty of enemies. I even witnessed one myself. Many peoples that work for pork that nasa provides are really upset by his work, and try to spread the FUD about how unsafe his rocket is and stuff like that.
So I guess here really plays it safe.

So go SpaceX, go and just suceed.

BTW, it looks like you (slashdot readers) were right when you laughed about Skylon
I actually registered here on slashdot to express my opinion about it.
Yet almost year passed since their 'precooler' test supposed to start, and its not done yet.
They indeed probably just blow dust into investor's eyes.

more than 2 years ago

Elon Musk: Future Round-Trip To Mars Could Cost Under $500,000

spaceplanesfan I think musk lost his marbles (238 comments)

Did he launch them in falcon 9 last time?
I mean spaceX is awesome, but he really should have more realistic look on things.
Please first make a human rated space capsule, and actually start launching stuff from its long manifest,
then we will talk mars

more than 2 years ago

Did the Titanic Sink Due To an Optical Illusion?

spaceplanesfan Meh (166 comments)

Its still doesn't explain why did the Itanic sunk.

more than 2 years ago

Rockbox Developers Talk Open Source Firmware

spaceplanesfan Re:MP3 Players... (179 comments)

I have Fuze+. Apart from the fact that it does play ogg, its crap overpriced player.
Not only it has over sensitive touchpad that reacts to every finger movement while you hold that damn thing,
but it also buggy (crashed many times),
Its interface also lags a lot.

It barely recognizes IDv3 tags (I had to convert all of my MP3 collection to use very specific version of them to make it see them).
It plays videos only is very specific format for which you have to download their crappy video converter.
Battery life is decent, but its much lower that 24 hour, they claim. It works for about 6 hours with screen turned off.

about 3 years ago

Mars Rover Opportunity Turns 8

spaceplanesfan Re:Slashdot won't report this (151 comments)

And that is exactly what the troll wants.
Just don't feed the trolls, and they will die in painful death.
(To be honest I am feeding him now as well, so I promise that is my first and last post on this topic)

about 3 years ago

Ask Slashdot: Tools For Teaching High School Kids How To Make Games?

spaceplanesfan Re:Unity3D (237 comments)

So, even the name for that horrible Unity3D of Ubuntu, was stolen? Doh, and I used ubuntu for so long, and miss it so much.

more than 3 years ago

i-Device Manufacturing Unprofitable To China

spaceplanesfan Re:Why only iDevices? (320 comments)

Haven't you figured it out?

Mentioning iAnything causes Nerd Rage.

Nerd Rage brings page views. Lots and lots of them.

Page views bring profit!

Who cares if the summaries are misleading or don't tell the whole story?

You mean iNerd, don't you?

more than 3 years ago

NASA To Investigate Mysterious 'Space Ball'

spaceplanesfan That is so common, that its really not news (192 comments)

Its actually just sensationalism, as usual.
Look here at types and descriptions of reentered objects.
How many 'spheres' do you count?

more than 3 years ago

Ready For Your Payroll Software Update?

spaceplanesfan Siren voice.... (105 comments)

Attention! We need you, all you COBOL programmers!.

more than 3 years ago

New Qt Based Desktop Environment

spaceplanesfan It looks awesome. (241 comments)

I for one welcome new razor-qt overlords.
Seriously though, completion is the best, and its really time to teach Gnome folks the lesson.

more than 3 years ago

North Korean Dictator Kim Jong Il Dead at 70

spaceplanesfan Meh (518 comments)

World has now one asshole less.

more than 3 years ago

Qt 4.8.0 Released

spaceplanesfan Re:Qt (90 comments)

No, as in hottie :-)

more than 3 years ago

Sony, Universal and Fox Caught Pirating Through BitTorrent

spaceplanesfan Re:So they are uploading the movie? (284 comments)

True. But point is that media companies can trivially know the IP and time it was used to download/upload.
And yes most peoples upload, 'cause its too slow otherwise.
Then you are one subpoena away from being IDed.
Yes, I know that currently not much was done against torrent users since there are just too much of them, but that slowly changes.
Besides as a Linux user that also doesn't like much ether music nor movies, I don't have any reason to pirate anything.

more than 3 years ago


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