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Robbery Suspect Tracked By GPS and Killed

tiny69 Only works if (450 comments)

... the criminals are not aware of what is being done. Good job NYT for letting the cat out of the bag.

about 8 months ago

Microsoft Confirms It Is Dropping Windows 8.1 Support

tiny69 Re:u wot m8 (575 comments)

I use Slackware, you insensitive clod.

about 9 months ago

Silk Road 2.0 Pledges To Compensate Users For Stolen Bitcoins

tiny69 Re:In other news (84 comments)

In other news, Silk Road 2.0 is being run by the FBI...

about a year ago

Google's Own Nexus Tablet Leaks Into the Wild

tiny69 Product Confusion (224 comments)

Cisco Nexus 7k

This is going to be annoying for people that work with Cisco products.

more than 2 years ago

Damaged US Passport Chip Strands Travelers

tiny69 Washed Passport (624 comments)

I've accidently washed my passport several times. It looks horrible. But I still use it. Yes, I get asked about it all of the time. I haven't been stopped yet. I guess all it takes is one holier than thou, protector of the passport, looking for a raise or recognition individual to make life difficult.

more than 2 years ago

Do Slashdotters Encrypt Their Email?

tiny69 Security Clearance (601 comments)

I use to encrypt email. But then I got a job that required a government security clearance. The person assigned to do the background investigation asked for my passphrase. I gave it to them. I haven't encrypted email since.

more than 3 years ago

US Gov't Pays IT Contractors Twice As Much As Its Own IT Workers

tiny69 Re:Really? (382 comments)

So you knew what the government was paying the contracting company for the position. The contractor themselves was only making 1/3 to 1/2 of what the contracting company was getting paid for the position. Unfortunately, the contracting companies prefer to to hire people that only meet the requirements in the statement of work so that they can pay less in salary and keep more for themselves. Someone that exceeds the requirements will want a higher salary.

more than 3 years ago

Novell Wins Against SCO Again

tiny69 Career Opportunity (152 comments)

Me, Inc is hiring.

more than 3 years ago

Peter Adekeye Freed, Judge Outraged At Cisco's Involvement

tiny69 Judge's Humor (271 comments)

From paragraph 10 of the ruling: "This seems to be the start of a series of misadventures that could only be the subject of a Joseph Heller novel."

It never a good thing to be the subject of a judge's humor.

more than 3 years ago

Blizzard To Require Real First and Last Names For Official Forums

tiny69 Great Idea (833 comments)

I think posting a person's real name is a great idea. I'd never get embarassed by having my real name associated with some lame username that I picked over 10 years ago.

more than 4 years ago

Climategate's Final Days

tiny69 Move along (872 comments)

Obi-Wan: [with a small wave of his hand] You don't need to see his identification.
Stormtrooper: We don't need to see his identification.
Obi-Wan: These aren't the droids you're looking for.
Stormtrooper: These aren't the droids we're looking for.
Obi-Wan: He can go about his business.
Stormtrooper: You can go about your business.
Obi-Wan: Move along.
Stormtrooper: Move along... move along.

more than 4 years ago

US Climate Satellite Capabilities In Jeopardy

tiny69 The sad part is... (127 comments)

...someone probably received an award and promotion for claming they saved the government money.

more than 4 years ago

How $1,500 Headphones Are Made

tiny69 Audiophile... (353 comments)

...someone who listens to the stereo, not the music.

// Been said before. Will be said many times after this.

more than 5 years ago

Command Line Life Partner Wanted

tiny69 Logo (503 comments)

Don't forget to teach them Logo.

about 7 years ago


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