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Comment: Re:Bullshit! (Score 1) 187

by EzInKy (#49467359) Attached to: Acetaminophen Reduces Both Pain and Pleasure, Study Finds

Which just goes to show you that people need to be better educated on how to compare the risks and benefits of the substances that they consume. We have a good understanding of what ASA does, and a good understanding of what APAP does. It is not beyond a person of normal intelligence to weigh the benefits and risks of each.

Comment: Re:Can we be sure there are no exploits? (Score 1) 209

by EzInKy (#49467339) Attached to: Linux Getting Extensive x86 Assembly Code Refresh

x86 assembly is not that difficult to understand. You MOV, CMP, and JMP to memory addresses according to the values in the processors registors. My guess is that exponetially more exploits are introduced when what you MOV and CMP and where you JMP to is abstracted away than when it is not.

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