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Comment: The BROWN ones removed? (Score 1) 77

by AbRASiON (#48677881) Attached to: High Speed DIY M&M Sorting Machine Uses iPhone Brain

Ok firstly, I'm not cool with this blatant racism but far more important than racism is not targeting the fucking BLUE ones which are an abomination.

I once purchased a pack and every single one was blue, I was horrified, I washed the bastards in vinegar, then water, then let them dry on a towel*. Disgusting blue ones, ugh.
*(I'm not joking)

Comment: Fuck what Harrison Ford says (Score 2) 299

by AbRASiON (#48592511) Attached to: Blade Runner 2 Script Done, Harrison Ford Says "the Best Ever"

I loved the shit out of that man as a kid, teenager and early adult.
Then I listened to several of his interviews, his passion for film is virtually "show me the money" when it came to Indy 4, I recall him pimping it, I also recall him saying "ahh they'll fix shit in editing / post" kind of stuff. He hates the Han Shot first stuff and he frankly, comes off as a phony to me.

Loved him in SW and the (only) 3 Indy movies made but the man isn't exactly into the universes of the films he creates.
Don't believe me? Go seek out some of the interviews in the last 15 years.

Comment: Re:Shingled encoding performance penalties (Score 1) 219

by AbRASiON (#48592475) Attached to: Seagate Bulks Up With New 8 Terabyte 'Archive' Hard Drive

I would suspect most disks used in this size range would be without much I/O, infact I'd go as far as to say (for me personally) fuck regular disks for high I/O. I'm still flabberghasted they sell 7200rpm HDD's for the desktop

If you want performance, just buy an SSD or SSHD.

I'd be happy with about 6 of these in my FreeNAS machine, I'm sure 6 combined would still turn over a decent data rate.

Comment: Re:Sad? Saddest? (Score 3, Insightful) 528

by AbRASiON (#48529011) Attached to: The Sony Pictures Hack Was Even Worse Than Everyone Thought

Really, a rootkit done once, a decade ago by some idiot in Sony music? Massive losses, more jobs lost, more people out of work, this economy even worse.

Hopefully they fix their security, behave better as a company and no one loses jobs, Hopefully idiot posts like yours don't come to fruition either.

Comment: Blatent memory leaks continue. (Score 0, Redundant) 237

by AbRASiON (#48502639) Attached to: Firefox 34 Arrives With Video Chat, Yahoo Search As Default

I've even disabled 3/4 of my addons.

Rather than re-type my posts for internet karma, I'm just going to paste them at this point
and here

I gather, based on the fact I (and many) have whined about this for years now, I'd say they probably don't read slashdot.

Comment: Re:Occams razor says this girl is lying (Score 1) 189

Just a piece of advice- my personal profile is locked down you can't go to and see my profile, you can't search for me. IF you're not logged in.

IF you're logged in though? Different story, even if you do not know me at all (I have a 'spare account') you can see my profile pic, profile name, background image etc.
These companies might have look "zooskscraper" accounts that can see that bit more than a truly anonymous one. - Worth considering.

Comment: Re:Occams razor says this girl is lying (Score 1) 189

Well if you've set the info to open and something else scrapes it, then it's a, your fault for leaving too much info open but also b, the fault of the dating site - not facebook.

I wouldn't be surprised if some sleazier companies did this - but facebook probably don't need to stoop that low, yet.

Sigmund Freud is alleged to have said that in the last analysis the entire field of psychology may reduce to biological electrochemistry.