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The Ignominious Fall of Dell

stickytar Were the accused stand guilty (604 comments)

I'm all for Dell bashing, but what happened to America where the accused are presumed innocent until proven guilty. It seems like every lawsuit implies some guilt on the part of the accused? Really?

more than 4 years ago
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Google Bringing HTML5 To Gmail

stickytar Re:Thats not new (112 comments)

They do (in Chrome), just drag an image file to the body instead of the attachment area.

more than 4 years ago
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IE9 Throws Down the Hardware Acceleration Gauntlet

stickytar Re:Why bother ... (601 comments)

But will it run Crysis? No mod points, but parent is right. Technology like this will move real games into the browser. I won't be long before the DirectX toolset it setup to render in HTML5. If Microsoft can grab this then their little netbooks with shared GPU could actually push out some decent gaming and graphic capabilities to you live in a browser (without the need for hard drives).

more than 4 years ago
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HP's New Data Center Cooled By Glacial Wind

stickytar Not a new concept (116 comments)

We have been doing this in Montana for a long time. When the AC units get frozen over we start pumping filtered air from the outside into the server room.

more than 4 years ago
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Murderer With "Aggression Genes" Gets Reduced Sentence

stickytar Re:Where's the... (507 comments)

No will is truly free. Free will is such a misnomer. There are always limitations in the system.

about 5 years ago
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Wi-Fi Direct Overlaps Bluetooth Territory For Connecting Devices

stickytar Re:The beef of Bluetooth is in profiles, not the l (152 comments)

Mod parent up, Bluetooth 3 is on the right track. WiFi radios are so battery expensive, but hugely beneficial in transferring large data files. BT3 will have the ability for the profile to initiate a secure direct WiFi connection only for the life span of the transfer and then turn off the radios again thus keeping this as low-power impacting as possible. Until someone comes up with low power WiFi, BT will be around for a long time.

more than 5 years ago
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Montana City Requires Workers' Internet Accounts

stickytar Re:I call FUD (836 comments)

nvm... rtfa

more than 5 years ago
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Dealing With ISPs That Use NXDomain Redirection?

stickytar Re:Split-horizon DNS (264 comments)

Mod parent up. This is the solution. You should not be relying on external DNS to resolve internal IP assets.

more than 5 years ago
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AMD Employee Charged With Stealing Intel Secrets

stickytar Re:One thing that has always irked me... (212 comments)

Depends on your contract with work. If you are truly "working" on the clock when you are at home (e.g., dabbling in some work whilst inventing things) then it could be construed as company intellectual property. Clean lines. Make them.

more than 6 years ago

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