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2 Galileo Satellites Launched To Wrong Orbit

yamum KSP (140 comments)

Just killing some kerbals

about three weeks ago

British Spies To Be Allowed To Break Speed Limit

yamum Re:Stupid interlligence (278 comments)

Wouldn't it take longer to be pulled over, explain that you are in the secret service. Wait for the officer to stop laughing, then PROVE that you are in the secret service, then get back on the road?

Solution: IdentiEeze

about 8 months ago

UK Prime Minister Threatens To Block Further Snowden Revelations

yamum Re:What am I missing? (431 comments)

Snowden has proved he has some pretty wicked shit. I'd say the governments are shitting themselves as the best is yet to come.

about a year ago

Google To Encrypt Cloud Storage Data By Default

yamum Re:what about decryption keys (217 comments)

Google would have absolutely no idea what the data contains and absolutely no way to retrieve it either.

They could ensure the first n bits of the data are exactly the same (a header, meta data etc) making brute forcing so much easier.

1 year,29 days

Teens Drug Parents To Get Web Access

yamum Re:Wow (505 comments)

Of course. That and milk.

Just the permeate, mind

about a year and a half ago

Belgian Researchers Build LCD Contact Lenses

yamum Re:focus (98 comments)

... we've got contacts like that already for "bifocal" use -- and dynamically black out ...

Peril Sensitive Contacts?

about 2 years ago

Ask Slashdot: Best File System For Web Hosting?

yamum Re:Not quite ready for prime time but.... BTRFS (210 comments)

100% agree. I'm hosting on FreeBSD too with ZFS. Backups are such a breeze! Only one client left to convert over from Linux.

about 2 years ago

Ask Slashdot: Best File System For Web Hosting?

yamum Re:Just (210 comments)

Oh no! My static images in RAM are no more!!! Let's revert to backups! Must .... rememeber... don't ... feed ... teh trollz

about 2 years ago

Ask Slashdot: Best File System For Web Hosting?

yamum Re:Just (210 comments)

You forget the reason why adding RAM makes things faster. Linux caches a tonne of stuff in RAM so constantly reading from disks won't occur.

about 2 years ago

Who's Pirating Game of Thrones, and Why?

yamum Re:A week? (1004 comments)

The govt used to mandate this. It was maybe 10-15 years ago they "unmandated" it. I think it was a maximum 2 minutes of continuous ads.

more than 2 years ago

Who's Pirating Game of Thrones, and Why?

yamum Re:A week? (1004 comments)

Obviously you don't realise how many ads Australia puts in their shows. There is absolutely no chance I'm watching TV in Australia. I really don't understand how Australians can put up with it.

more than 2 years ago

Pirate Apple TV Operation Nabbed In Australia

yamum Re:Best. Slashvertisement. Ever. (128 comments)

I actually had a demo one of these type things and tcpdump'd the traffic. Found it used sopcast so easily made a version of the dongle in perl. All Korean content but streamed from China.

more than 2 years ago

North Korean Dictator Kim Jong Il Dead at 70

yamum Re:It's a big deal (518 comments)

Kinda hard to experience any culture there when you're not allowed to speak to anyone. Everything must be filtered through your tour guide.

more than 2 years ago

Reminiscing Old School Linux

yamum Re:"Dumbing Up" (539 comments)

When I went to see RMS at Sydney University giving a speech, I could only focus on the obese person leaning on the lectern drinking a 2L bottle of coke. Not exactly someone I'd look up to. Totally lost interest in him from then on.

more than 3 years ago

Immaculate Conception In a Boa Constrictor

yamum Firssst posss.... (478 comments)


more than 3 years ago



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