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Comment seagate good drives IMO (Score 1, Informative) 297

I have 12 seagate drives in a raid array. I finally had one fail, but it was after 8 years or operation, but I think that was my fault because I moved the server to a new rack and it was offline for about 30 minutes and it failed about 30 days later. Data loss? Zero. Personally I think backblaze is the cause of the seagate drive failures.

Comment Acer laptops are great (Score 1) 417

Cheap and well built. I recently bought a $250 from the local Microcenter and first thing I did when I got it home was to take it apart. Let's just say I was impressed with the quality of the parts inside. Very much reminded me of Apple, expect it was easier to put back together, all the screws were the same size and had standard heads on them that didn't require a special tool to deal with. I buttoned it up and installed Linux. Go Acer!

Comment Re:Java killer (Score 1) 96

First, when you say shit like "intellectually honest developer" you are committing an Ad Hominem logical fallacy in your argument, therefore making your argument invalid.

Now, why do I think VS is a hot mess? Stuff like this:

https://social.msdn.microsoft....

When the features of your IDE is driven by the bean counters, then it is time to switch.

Submission + - Gunman Was On Run -- Shots Fired Near NSA->

An anonymous reader writes: U.S. Park Police reported hearing gunshots fired near the NSA headquarters on Tuesday. Hours after gunfire ringing, the FBI said a suspect has been arrested for a series of shootings in the Washington-Baltimore area. The agency believes the suspect is responsible for several shootings, including one on the Intercounty Connector in Maryland and one at Fort Meade, Maryland — where the NSA is located. No one was injured, but NSA found damage to a building near the highway that passes by its campus, a federal law enforcement official said. Investigators are looking into the other shootings that have happened in the past couple of weeks to see if there is a connection. Those shootings happened outside a mall, a theater and a Walmart. Someone also shot a landscaping truck.
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