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Comment: Re:And NASA has made mistakes with this before... (Score 1) 228

by KamuZ (#40954329) Attached to: Upgrading Software From 350 Million Miles Away

They explained yesterday in the NASA News Update, the department chief in charge for the upgrades explained it as follows

* Boot the rover with the Primary Computer to test the upgrade (no flashing)
* If all works, flash the software in the Primary Computer and test
* Boot the rover with the Backup Computer and test the upgrade (no flashing)
* If all works, flash the software in the Backup Computer and test

This is going to take about 4 days.

Comment: Re:Be careful of sources. This article in particul (Score 1) 411

by KamuZ (#35938888) Attached to: Japanese Government Will Censor Fukushima "Illegal Information"

I agree.

Anyway, if you are interested in readings, here is a website that grabs the information released by the government and other sources (TEPCO, Schools, etc.) and consolidate them in graphs.

It is in Japanese but they added Google Translate.

Comment: I like it (Score 1) 105

by KamuZ (#34060576) Attached to: Inside Google's Anti-Malware Operation

I like this approach and also as usual, they offer you a way to go "there" anyway which saves you from false positives, never seen one though.

Also I like the alerts in the Webmaster tools as they send you an e-mail if you site gets infected, never happened to me but pretty sure is a good tool when you handle a lot of sites. I mean, how many webmasters actively run malware tools in their website?

Comment: Re:I've never understood why they fight this... (Score 1) 315

by KamuZ (#33519464) Attached to: IOS 4.1 Jailbroken Already

True, if the phone does everything you want, that is perfect.

For me at least with my Android, I really need the OpenVPN client (which is not available with the stock firmware) so I rooted my phone. I didn't rooted because I can.

I am also happen to be in Japan where the mobile company selling the HTC doesn't have an app to get the SMS messages from their service (it is some kind of email/sms hybrid).

Comment: Re:fuckin a (Score 1) 518

by KamuZ (#33248910) Attached to: Narco-Blogger Beats Mexico Drug War News Blackout

The current Mexican President doesn't want to get drugs legalized BUT he opened the debate on this matter. As a democratic country (take it or leave it) if people push enough, it can happen.
At least it doesn't sound impossible, just really hard. But 20 years ago I wouldn't believe anything from my government, now at least I have hope (even if it is really small).

Call me naive but things have changed in Mexico.

Comment: From the article (Score 1) 548

by KamuZ (#33202136) Attached to: Canonical Begins Tracking Ubuntu Installations

The summary sounds like "oh noes, privacy issues" but then the article says:

"The good news for those concerned about privacy is that it appears for now Canonical is just interested in tracking the users of OEM installations -- those PCs that ship with Ubuntu by default such as from ZaReason, System76, and Dell."

And again

"For those not wanting to participate in this anonymous data gathering process, they could always sudo apt-get remove canonical-census. "

Just saying before the shit hits the fan.

"Now this is a totally brain damaged algorithm. Gag me with a smurfette." -- P. Buhr, Computer Science 354