* Posts by Destroy All Monsters

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Want a full-blown IDE for Node.js? You'll need a Windows machine...

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Node.js is still en vogue?

So now we have the most pointless editor add-on for the most pointless idea ever conceived by mankind (being able to write programs in a shitty language totally unadapted for the task at hand in locations where you certainly do NOT want to see it, ever, and performing extreme gyrations that probe new depths of the saying "reinventing the square wheel" to attain that dubious privilege), thus surpassing muzzles for ducks.

Carry on.

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Hey, Microsoft, we can call Windows 10 apps anything we like – you're NOT OUR REAL MOM

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With Multiversal Apps!

Includes reinforced String Theory, p-branes and Schrödinger's Nyancat!

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This is what happens when a judge in New York orders an e-hit on a Chinese software biz

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DVD ripping is still a thing? And controversial???

Check... 2015.... amazing.

Oh well.

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Hey, Woz. You've got $150m. You're kicking back in Australia. What's on your mind? Killer AI

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Re: On the plus side

Is there a brain-eating nanovirus around rewiring the neural substrate of People That Newspapers Like To Fill the Pages Of Sensation With (PETNELI-FIPASEWI) that makes them sound off about arse-biting AI soon with no discernible reason?

The biggest current problem is not "killer AI", it is killer retards with the finger on the red button.

"NATO General Breedlove, you have detected a major "medal gap" for NATO, can you tell us more?"

"PUTIN, PUTIN, PUTIN. BOOM BOOM!! HURRRRR!"

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So, you know those exciting movie-style 3D visual cyber attack ops centres?

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Re: Bah....

You forget the bridge bunnies!

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Sounds cool but...

...it will probably be the Gannt chart of the 21st century: Useless and something for management to look at while delaying taking responsibility.

No, wait, this is civil serpentry. Scratch the "taking responsibility" part.

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BT set to undercut rivals with return to mobile biz

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Re: Hopefully better than Anywhere

What could possibly go wrong?

Everything everywhere.

And then you get a dunning letter for services not provided.

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Ancient SUPERNOVA EXPLOSION contains enough dust for 7,000 EARTHS, say boffins

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7000 Earths?

Better order up a Ringworld.

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The Voices: A horror-comedy that’s as schizophrenic as its protagonist

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Excellent

Another entry for the Psychotronic Video Guide!

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If you can explain what 'an API management platform' is, you too can be worth $700m

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Re: Definition of API Management Platform

HIRED!

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Maybe it has to do with bees?

Also,

"creation of new applications that pull into more customers"

I know that, In Amurrica™, one can "pull into a gas station". But how do you "pull into more customers"? Sounds painful.

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Firefox, Chrome, IE, Safari EXPLOITED to OWN Mac, PCs at Pwn2Own 2015

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"Hackers" don't design (except the ones of the old school and even then their designs generally sucked raw eggs security-wise).

Meanwhile

1) Propose something like Mercury

2) ????

3) 10'000 retards will demand "C"

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Re: false security

WOOLY WINDOWS MAMMUTH: It's got more meat in it!

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Is the DNS' security protocol a waste of everyone's time and money?

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Re: www != internet

those that don't understand IPv6 to abandon that too

It's not hard to understand and it's shita complexity bridge too far.

Any further questions?

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So in which direction will the internet community go? Toward DNSSEC or away from it? It's too early to tell

After a decade?

In other New-York Times / Washington-Post "news", will the US manage to make the Middle East safe for democracy? It is too early to tell.

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US threatened Berlin with intel blackout over Snowden asylum: report

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Re: @tom dial

He thinks "people in charge" have rational thinking processes.

laughing_girls.jpg

As an example, you may have noticed that the US is currently biggening up russian "incursions" into and "threats" against Ukraine, being apparently ready to increase the available pool of medals for generals, demand for military goods for contractors as well as the threat level to keep the rubes in line. This just costs them one Europe to obtain fame, fortune and new opportunities at home, who could resist?

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Hackers prove security still a myth on Windows PCs, bag $320,000

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Re: Destroy All Monsters

I see. Language Insecurity on steroids?

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"via a bug in the kernel's TrueType font handling"

WTF am I reading?

Please tell me I am actually on Interzone, monitoring a SciFi short storyperformance art?

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Windows 10 build 10041: 99 bugs on the wall, fix a bug, add a feature, 114 bugs on the wall

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Re: Lifeless, under saturated and empty of all joy.

Anorexic is the term

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Re: Cortana GTFO

I find this rather disturbing.

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UK.gov crackpots: Let's build vapourware-based sharing economy CITIES

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"Frankly, it is akin to setting up a trade body of payday lenders to dictate financial services policy."

Implying this is not what currently happens.

At least payday lenders fill an actual need of the market (which is why they exist in the first place, even if all the world-improving wankers go all huffpuffy on them)

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AI guru Ng: Fearing a rise of killer robots is like worrying about overpopulation on Mars

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Finally some sense

Really, I feel the extreme need to go full ISIS on the people (and frankly with no holds barred, fire cage dancing, head drilling and all that, and no merit points for being differently abled) who push yet another manufactured problem onto the hoi polloi, mental cancer-like, that they suddenly feel is AMAZINGLY IMPORTANT AND WORLD-THREATHENING but is actually as important as Kim Kardashian's increasing case of cellulitis, while the ACTUAL problems are blowing up in our faces like flying RBMK cores, but appropriately passed over until the people in power have made their buck and safe getaway.

When you understand the burning rage at the disgusting stupidity of "western" event manufacturing ... you will shit bricks and know that you are old.

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Zombie SCO shuffles back into court seeking IBM Linux cash

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Can't anyone hang a threat of paedophilia, terrorism threat, Insult to the Prophet or possibly a tenuous connection to P.U.T.I.N. to the persons responsible for this? This would take care of problems mighty quick.

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GCHQ: Ensure biz security by STOPPING everyone from TALKING

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Re: Solution

Gassing office workers is also an acceptable solution. You need to discuss this with the union rep first though, wouldn't want to take any rash measures.

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Osbo: Choose a f*cking IoT fridge. Choose spirit-crushing driverless cars

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Why hold back? Money is infinite!

a Tory government would bring speedier internet connections of 100Mbps to most of Britain

Why not 1000 Mbps internet connections to ALL of Britainthe UK?

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Respect mah privacy! EU delegation begs US to play nice with data

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Re: Respect?

Not Nethanyahu? FUCK THE EU!

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NASA wants you to help space mining corp strip mine the Solar System

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That picture

Looks like someone blew the whole Capitol building into space where it settled peacefully on an asteroid to forever orbit the sun with a bunch of vacuum-dried samples of mentally differently developed homo sapiens sapiens inside.

America Fuck Yeah!

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OpenSSL preps fix for mystery high severity hole

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Re: Welcome to software written in C

Exactly. And when you use stuff like Java, bugs (and security flaws of course) are a built-in feature, but unlike in C there's sod all the developer can do about it.

The problem ----> XXXX

Your head -------> o .... "waaah stop liking Java, it's shit!!"

Writing complex code in C in 2015 is quackery and incompetence. Or a manifestation of ego problems. Deal with it.

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'What don't we want? Robots. When don't we want them? Ever.' Anti-droid hipsters hit SXSW

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Just bulldozer them, Israeli style.

Time to go really brownshirt on these wannabe Butlerian Jihadis before someone decides he is the reincarnation of Unabomber and someone gets killed.

It's not like we don't have enough real problems hitting the fans. We don't need invented ones imagined by an idiot in need of publicity like Elon Musk and a few confused retards taking up a manufactured cause.

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Authy 2FA app popped by simple, secret, code

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#include <DolanDuck.h>

Sinatra dependency rack-protection

I suppose this is not something for women so why the hell is it a dependency on whatever authentication scheme is being implemented? What happened to straightforward simple shit that someone can understand and audit?

"Modern" programming: "Dependencies, dependencies, dependencies"?

With no checks.

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Pi(e) Day of the Century is upon us! Time to celebrate 3/14/15 in style, surely?

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pi and pie: pronounced in the same way in Amurrica

Wolfram added that there is plenty of confusion between pi and pie, given that they are pronounced in the same way.

What the hell is wring with people?

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Thanks a lot, Google, for snatching .dev for yourself. It's not like the rest of us wanted it

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The mission of this gTLD, .dev, is to provide a dedicated domain space in which Google can enact second-level domains specific to its projects in development.

Contents of .dev, circa 2020:

beta1.dev

foreverbeta.dev

ohnonotagain.dev

funnycoloredballs.dev

discontinued.dev

onyourownnow.dev

beta.dev

betabeta.dev

notevenalpha.dev

subbeta.dev

buggybeta.dev

worksbutoverysoonover.dev

nobodycares.dev

closedsoon.dev

funkydaygloproject.dev

betafoo.dev

betabar.dev

rebetaed.dev

justtakethesourcewedontcare.dev

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Wham! NASA claims 'picture-perfect' blast-off for tricky MAGNETIC EXPLOSIONS mission

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Magnetic reconnection occurs when magnetic fields connect, disconnect, and reconfigure explosively, releasing bursts of energy that can reach the order of billions of megatons of trinitrotoluene

Can anyone explain this? It is nice to say "magnetic fields disconnect" but this does not evoke anything of substance - magnetic field lines are always closed loops around electric currents. So should NASA rather be talking about the dual, currents in space (born by ion streams I imagine) that snake around wildly? And where do these billions of megatons go? I suppose, radio waves?

Researchers theorize that the principles of magnetic reconnection and the energy release they generate are a significant force throughout the universe including the acceleration of ultra-high-energy cosmic rays.

Not in this solar system. Near supernovas and neutron stars, more like. And possibly inside cloistered chambers inhabited by politicians.

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BBC: We'll give FREE subpar-Raspberry-Pis to a million Brit schoolkids

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Re: Ha

I didnt realise the BBC had the power of stopping the UK falling as the Crimea did.

Err... hold on. The UK won the Crimean War, remember? Ok, there were some french and turkish allies, but still.

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Siri, you're fired: Microsoft Cortana's elbows into iOS, Android

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“The idea that she will be pervasive is important to us,” Ash said.

It is not a "she" and is Ash really an android?

Microsoft was accused of making a communications blunder and mishandling the situation.

I am sure the people responsible, once fired, will be happily taken up by the Obama administration and the State Depratment.

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Ark scoops £700m to host ALL UK.gov's data centre needs

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Re: They could have a problem

You just need to be too big to switch .... especially if you have peer connections.

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This ISN'T Net Neutrality. This is Net Google. This is Net Netflix – the FCC's new masters

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Re: So the FCC set up a fight between ...

Google/Netflix/Facebook aren't broadband operators

AFAIK, Google is infrastructure operator ideed

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US bares its net neutrality enforcement regime to world+dog

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Re: skip to page 321

I fail to see the funnyness? He's completely correct.

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Legalising London's bed-hopping economy is POINTLESS

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Still waiting for volume 4 of "Das Kapital" btw

clamping down on this practice may need to become a higher priority for local councils

Oh no people making money off paying customers, can't have that! Something must be DONE!

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Kaspersky claims to have found NSA's 'space station malware'

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Re: The beginning of the end for Windows

"MUST BE AT LEAST OF THIS HEIGHT TO STORM CASTLE"

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Re: This discovery is unfortunate

>> Russia's brutal and unacceptable imperialistic actions of recent days

You must not mistake "Red Dawn" for CNN regional news, Amurrican!

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Re: Even better idea.

Well, we do have Flask-based SELinux...

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Re: I don't care about the morality of it

Sure beats chilling out users because "muh budget has been cut" as I don't have a Keystone XL to the federal reserve.

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Re: Subeditor needed!

Popcorn, please. This will be worth watching.

But who watches whom?

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Re: Subeditor needed!

The subeditor is still repairing the diesel on the VIIIC. He will bee bakk later this month.

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Damn!

With these kind of skills ... An acceptable systemd could be developed!

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Does my star look big in this? Milky Way 50 per cent fatter than expected

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Re: Fatter than expected...

Online Higgs Bottoms dating?

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Work harder to stop online child abuse, MEPs tell EU states

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So is this ACTUALLY a MAJOR problem?

After all, there are regular reports about successful takedown operations.

Oh wait, it's election season. Never mind.

Now, about the problem of incinerating children in sandy lands via our well-endowed armed forces...

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Panda antivirus labels itself as malware, then borks EVERYTHING

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Re: i am amazed

Was then when they got a CFO?

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Excellent implementation of Advice Dog's advice about system32!

Carry on.

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