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Comment: Re:Plot Twist (Score 2) 346

by Fuzzums (#47194471) Attached to: Did Russia Trick Snowden Into Going To Moscow?

Actually Russian agents within the NSA are leaking real information through what the rest of the NSA believes is false information ans Snowden is involved in this operation playing along with the game, letting the NSA believe the intended plan was to defecting to Russia and feed the Russians false information...

Comment: That's the spirit (Score 1) 59

Of course most of us don't need that gadget, but it's cool to see an older nerd like that picking up nerd-skills and making cool nerd stuff.
Instead of saying "that is cute, but Simpsons did it" you can also say like "you must have had a lot of fun making it" and enjoy his enthusiasm :)

Comment: The horror! (Score 1) 422

by Fuzzums (#47117585) Attached to: Why You Shouldn't Use Spreadsheets For Important Work

Too many times a researches made a fancy spread sheet, added some stuff over the years and then wants a decent application that does the same.
Many times the problems they're working on are very interesting, but it's a BIG challenge to rewrite everything to a normal application :)
But of course we like challenges like that :)

Behind every great computer sits a skinny little geek.