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Time Reporter "Can't Wait" To Justify Drone Strike On Julian Assange

zero.kalvin Re:How is that legal? (490 comments)

I would have thought that would be a sarcastic remark on how the media is behaving!

about a year ago
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E-Voting Source Code Made Public In Estonia

zero.kalvin Re:Sounds Great But... (88 comments)

In other news, sending a copy of yesterday's lecture to a friend magically changes the original copy, news at 11!

1 year,18 days
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Sky Deutschland Considering Using Bone Conduction To Force Ads On Train Riders

zero.kalvin Whoa??? (205 comments)

What the heck is that ??

1 year,25 days
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Texas Physicists Create Tabletop Particle Accelerator

zero.kalvin God news (89 comments)

A tabletop X-ray laser would be transformative for chemists and biologists, who could use the bright X-rays to study the molecular basis of matter and life with atomic precision, and femtosecond time resolution, without traveling to a large national facility."

And be labeled a terrorist as well!

about a year ago
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Proposed NJ Law Allows Cops To Search Phones At Crash Scenes

zero.kalvin Re:Yes (397 comments)

He meant a special unique password: 1) Password number 1: 123456789 --- Unlocks the phone 2) Password number 2: 987654321 --- Wipes the phone

about a year ago
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97% of Climate Science Papers Agree Global Warming Is Man-made

zero.kalvin Re:I do believe it because it based on sound scien (1105 comments)

Let's not kid ourselves, we are not naive here. The whole point of this article is to tell people that the experts are not debating and are in fact in a consensus on this issue (check the reply above you http://science.slashdot.org/comments.pl?sid=3760341&cid=43752173 ). My point is, I wouldn't care if it was the opposite, I would still believe it because it is based on sound science.

about a year ago
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Federal Magistrate Rules That Fifth Amendment Applies To Encryption Keys

zero.kalvin Re:Last Sentence (322 comments)

I have the same question, but I think they meant that if they feel that you have data about something important going to happen. Like the Boston bomber if they had suspicion that his data contains information on more stuff to happen they can compel him to decrypt it. But I could be wrong.

about a year ago
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Security Expert Says Java Vulnerability Could Take Years To Fix, Despite Patch

zero.kalvin Re:Java used to be secure and sandboxed (320 comments)

Yes, but when a bug is found in either of them (Firefox or Chrome) devs race to plug the whole. On the other hand Oracle knew about this since August and did nothing about it..

about a year and a half ago
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Instagram Wants To Sell Users' Photos Without Notice

zero.kalvin Re:You need their service! (313 comments)

Serious question, what about imagur (I think that's how it is spelled) ?

about a year and a half ago
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GOG: How an Indie Game Store Took On the Pirates and Won

zero.kalvin Re:Dropping DRM is a step in the right direction (397 comments)

I disagree. While I am an open source advocate (and use it extensively). I do not see why everything "has" to be open source. Open source is a philosophy, DRM is pure idiocy disguised as philosophy!

about a year and a half ago
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Roundup Tolerant GM Maize Linked To Tumor Development

zero.kalvin Re:How to Attribute a Newspaper (356 comments)

I am more concerned about the original paper ( which is no where to be found ) then proper newsfeed and what not.

about 2 years ago
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UK's 'Unallocated' IPv4 Block Actually In Use, Not For Sale

zero.kalvin Enlighten me please (203 comments)

What's so difficult about switching to IPv6 ? I mean where the cost really is ? It is not like I have to buy all of my hardware again, it is mostly a software issue right ?

about 2 years ago
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CERN's Higgs Boson Discovery Passes Peer Review Publication Hurdle

zero.kalvin Re:Seriously? (73 comments)

No it is not. The new particle found is a higgs candidate. Look back at the press conference they made few month ago, none of the scientists claimed they found the higgs boson.

about 2 years ago
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CERN's Higgs Boson Discovery Passes Peer Review Publication Hurdle

zero.kalvin Re:Seriously? (73 comments)

Well you do know that this is not yet pinned down as the Higgs boson!

about 2 years ago
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CERN's Higgs Boson Discovery Passes Peer Review Publication Hurdle

zero.kalvin Seriously? (73 comments)

Big Whoooop! It is not a news that a paper written by god knows how many people, that was revised time and time again by a big time collaboration getting the ok to be published! Seriously this not news at all.

about 2 years ago
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Are You Gaming For the Right Reasons?

zero.kalvin Yes! (220 comments)

I'm bored, that's why I play video games.

about 2 years ago
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Saudi Aramco Reveals Cyber Attack Hit 30,000 Workstations

zero.kalvin Re:Too much Pron (65 comments)

In Saudi Arabia they cut the offending body part... Ouch...

about 2 years ago
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Saudi Aramco Reveals Cyber Attack Hit 30,000 Workstations

zero.kalvin Re:In all seriousness (65 comments)

You have three unsupported assumption: 1) That the Iranian are actively building one ( I think they might be, but no proof on that. However, they might want one but this is a different issue ) 2) That they will use it 3) Iran is not a rational player( goes hand in hand with 2) ) Iranian actions since 1979 are reactionary actions ( they are scared from being invaded by the US ), an Iranian bomb would serve the role as an invasion inhibitory weapon. However, if you are going to quote Iranian officials saying that they will erase Israel from the map, you'd be a fool if you do not place it as verbal showcasing intended as something to gather support from Arabic populations. The matter of fact is on the long run Saudi Arabia has been the prime motivator and money supplier of every salafi/Wahabi Jihadist in the world. Yet we turn an eye on their actions because they are our allies ( I wonder why! --wink wink oil--). Iran and Saudi Arabia are both terrorist loving countries, both are bad. It is just that one is much more effective at what they do. And I would love nothing than see a regime change in both of these countries. I guess in the end we are both agreeing to how bad these two countries are, just differing on who is worse. I think in parallel to imposing sanctions on Iran, Saudi Arabia should get its own version of Oil embargo.

about 2 years ago

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