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Open Source Foundations Coming of Age — What Next?

wzzzzrd Re:Exchanging the Bazar for the Cathedral? (65 comments)

Industrial organizations do seem to work in general

Ahem, no. Industrial organizations do not work, not even in general. Brands and trade marks do, but "industial organization" is almost an oxymoron.

about a year and a half ago

Kaspersky's Exploit-Proof OS Leaves Security Experts Skeptical

wzzzzrd Re:Two things (196 comments)

Because capitalism is an economic system, not an ideology. China is the only country on that list that runs both.

about 2 years ago

Why Were So Many "Crazy" Higgs Boson Stories Published?

wzzzzrd Re:I'm postponing buying toothpaste (291 comments)

Is this about hospitals? No. Is this about killing pain in general? No.

Is this about Why, oh fucking Why does this dentist stuff still hurt so much? Yes.

I've spoken to a few dentists, and I know that it is impossible for them to get licenses or other means to use the stuff legally hospitals have at their fingertips (Novocaine, Tramal, even Metamizol). That's my (special) complaint. My general complaint is, as always, not that the pharmaceutic industry is fucked up, but that it is fucked up to have such an industry. If there's one place where Socialism naturally fits into any society, it's help and health. Nothing else does it mean when Mr. Spock tells you to "live long and prosper".

more than 2 years ago

A Fresh Look At Multi-Screen PC Gaming

wzzzzrd Re:Space problem (146 comments)

Use your imagination. It doesn't has to be the "two 24'' monitors side by side on your desk" model. It may be a small old LCD sitting somewhere on the wall or desk within eyesight that displays combat logs or chat windows. It may be some cheap android tablet at your side displaying touchable stuff that, on a single monitor setup, would ruin rp experience (minimaps, actionbars, dialog frames).

I've got lots of working old monitors and I'd like to see SOME programm, not just games, take advance of multiple screens.

more than 2 years ago

Why Were So Many "Crazy" Higgs Boson Stories Published?

wzzzzrd Re:I'm postponing buying toothpaste (291 comments)

That "substance" could be clean colombian powder ;)

That's why even the TV inspectors rub it on their soft mouth tissue. If it goes numb, it's coke. It won't have any other effects on you if consumed this way, so it could be a good local anastheticum. What's currently in use cannot work on pure nerve tissue, that's why pulling a tooth's nerve is so painful, even with local anasthetics.

But no, can't have that. A good shot of Tramaldan would also be a good idea. But no, can't have that either. You know, drugs are bad. Except the ones sold by the pharmacy industry.

more than 2 years ago

Ask Slashdot: What Are the Implications of Finding the Higgs Boson?

wzzzzrd Re:Probably (683 comments)

Good for me, I sell rocks.

more than 2 years ago

Lying Online No Longer a Crime In Rhode Island

wzzzzrd Is that true? (127 comments)

Is that actually true? Because I read it online in a blog from Rhode Island...

more than 2 years ago

Windows 8 Pre RTM Metro UI Leaked

wzzzzrd Re:Wow (484 comments)

Any shell beats that.

more than 2 years ago

Linaro Tweaks Speed Up Android, By Up To 100 Percent

wzzzzrd NEWS (97 comments)

This just in: hardware tailored OS faster than generic OS.

more than 2 years ago

Disentangling Facts From Fantasy In the World of Edison and Tesla

wzzzzrd Re:Irrefutable fact (386 comments)

For that matter Hitler> Edison

Now that's a nice godwin.

more than 2 years ago

Microsoft-Funded Startup Aims To Kill BitTorrent Traffic

wzzzzrd Re:This is how Peerblock comes in handy (601 comments)

It even (optionally) automatically downloads online lists once a week.

Yea, it even (optionally) also automatically feeds your cat. All it lacks is a decent torrent client.

more than 2 years ago

Yahoo Layoffs Begin, CEO Sends Employees Apologetic Letter

wzzzzrd Re:No you can't. (138 comments)

Sorry, but sooner or later you have to start making a product or providing a service that people actually want to buy.

That's 80s Wallstreet bullshit. There are no such things as products, services or money. It's all about grabbing the most of what you fancy (which in most cases is money). No selling or buying involved. Think consultants.

more than 2 years ago

Evidence For Antimatter Anomaly Mounts

wzzzzrd Stupid (147 comments)

That's what accepted theoretical physics tell us

Your knowledge is approximately 20 years old.

Yours sincerely,
Nal Lerpil,
Accepted Theoretical Physicist

more than 2 years ago

Publisher Pulls Supports; 'Research Works Act' Killed

wzzzzrd Re:I agree (72 comments)

nitpick: Which would be impossible, since you already posted in this discussion ;)

more than 2 years ago

Cars Emit More Black Carbon Than Previously Thought

wzzzzrd First things first (292 comments)

It's "Afro-American Carbon", please.

more than 2 years ago

Push Email Suspended On iPhones In Germany

wzzzzrd Re:Don't worry (164 comments)

There are no software patents in Germany. This is not a software patent. Also, it's "die Juden" not "der juden".

See, you just learned two new things! Knowing now how easy that was maybe it's time to fill out that school application and give education a try? It's never too late they say.

more than 2 years ago

Obama's Privacy Bill of Rights: Just a Beginning

wzzzzrd Re:You get (222 comments)

rights, rights, baby.

more than 2 years ago


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