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The GNOME Foundation Is Running Out of Money

zwarte piet Re:Here's hoping. (693 comments)

Yeah, but the 'minty' green makes me think of vomit....

about two weeks ago
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The GNOME Foundation Is Running Out of Money

zwarte piet Re:Here's hoping. (693 comments)

I kind of like Gnome 3 Classic better than Mate with all their weird names and plugins like RabbitCVS not working

about two weeks ago
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First Glow-In-the-Dark Road Debuts In Netherlands

zwarte piet Re:Weather (187 comments)

Hahaha, snow in Netherlands. Doesn't happen very often and when temperatures approach freezing they put salt on the roads before there even is that 1cm of snow. I know, terribly overorganized.....

about two weeks ago
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Meet the Diehards Who Refuse To Move On From Windows XP

zwarte piet Re:XP still in use in many technical environments (641 comments)

As long as it's not on the internet there should not be a problem. Airplanes tend to fly quite nicely with 20 year old software. The spaceshuttle used 8086 based computers. Whatever. If it works it works.

about two weeks ago
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Meet the Diehards Who Refuse To Move On From Windows XP

zwarte piet Re:Why use XP? (641 comments)

Yeah, Linux was 'invented before dropbox' also. Even before XP, and even before windows 95. Some silly people are still using it. Imagine the risk they are taking....

about two weeks ago
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Meet the Diehards Who Refuse To Move On From Windows XP

zwarte piet Re:fondness? (641 comments)

Yeah, it was slow as hell compared to windows 98 and they stole our trusty DOS from it.

about two weeks ago
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I prefer my peppers ...

zwarte piet Re:Depends on the dish (285 comments)

I also get hiccups from the really spicy ones like Madame Jeanette. The one my body handles best is cayenne pepper. No discomfort whatsoever from that stuff and has great taste also. Black pepper I mostly feel the next morning if you know what I mean.

about a month ago
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I prefer my peppers ...

zwarte piet Re:Depends on the dish (285 comments)

Lactose free milk and other dairyproducts are widely available.

about a month ago
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Time Dilation Drug Could Let Heinous Criminals Serve 1,000 Year Sentences

zwarte piet Cost saving for normal sentences... (914 comments)

It feels like 6 months but you only have to feed them for 6 days.

about a month ago
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Ask Slashdot: When Is a Better Career Opportunity Worth a Pay Cut?

zwarte piet Make a decision (263 comments)

..... and don't look back.

about 2 months ago
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EU Secretly Plans To Put a Back Door In Every Car By 2020

zwarte piet Re:Insurance premiums lower then? (364 comments)

...for 5 years. After that, the "reduction" will be cancelled and everybody pays the higher prices. Been seing that pattern repeat for years.

about 3 months ago
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EU Secretly Plans To Put a Back Door In Every Car By 2020

zwarte piet Re:Insurance premiums lower then? (364 comments)

Nah, prices don't go down. Everybody who hasn't got it will pay more.

about 3 months ago
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EU Secretly Plans To Put a Back Door In Every Car By 2020

zwarte piet Re:Tin Foil Hats (364 comments)

You must be new here.

about 3 months ago
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EU Secretly Plans To Put a Back Door In Every Car By 2020

zwarte piet Re:Great idea (364 comments)

I suspect, the system will be disabled in policecars or at least have a different code.

about 3 months ago
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Ask Slashdot: What's the Most Often-Run Piece of Code -- Ever?

zwarte piet HA2 algorithm for Bitcoin mining on an ASIC??????? (533 comments)

They don't run code you uninformed clod. The algortithm is just expressed in combinatory logic. That is what they get their speed from.

about 3 months ago

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