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Comment: Fucking Useless (Score 1) 252

by Khyber (#49350319) Attached to: Generate Memorizable Passphrases That Even the NSA Can't Guess

"7,776 English words"

So, less than 1/40th of the English Language.

What a short surface for a dictionary attack.

Slashdot needs to get some real people with REAL technical capability on-board. Timothy obviously can't figure out that HughPickens.com is a complete fucking idiot that can't determine whether or not the stories are worth a fuck for reporting (plus, the fag is shilling in his username alone.)

Comment: Re:Which isn't surprising considering (Score 1) 207

by Khyber (#49313649) Attached to: For Boot Camp Users, New Macs Require Windows 8 Or Newer

Actually, that's not the case.

See, for my purposes, 7 is still superior to 8. Example - RDP7 connection to a hyper-V server using RemoteFX - 3D applications get DOUBLE the performance versus using RDP8.

Hoping 10 fixes this, but it doesn't seem likely due to how Microsoft changed how things got handled.

Comment: Re:Or maybe... (Score 1) 414

by Khyber (#49313409) Attached to: How 'Virtual Water' Can Help Ease California's Drought

"But it is not like the serious drought happening now is a surprise to anyone."

Yep, it's cyclic, and we're just hitting the peak. This will change in about 4 years. Too late for much of anything to be done. Sure we're only NOW trying to build desalination plants, but you can bet that water is going to the rich people with lawns and pools to maintain.

Comment: Re:Case will flop. (Score 1) 32

by Khyber (#49262033) Attached to: Uber Sued Over Driver Data Breach, Adding To Legal Woes

"This "shell game" fiction happens to be the truth of the matter and historically has always been held up by the courts."

Wrong, and the state of California has quite often said "Uh, no, you've improperly classified your employees as independent contractors" using a set of criteria, all of which not necessarily needs to be met, for the standard of 'employee' versus 'contractor' to be determined.

Papa John's tried your same logic - that their customer hired the driver to deliver the pizza, not the employee (hence delivery charges.)

That failed miserably.

I guess you fail to understand that, and thus your intelliectual dishonesty shows.

Comment: Re:California = a good place to be formerly from. (Score 1) 224

by Khyber (#49239183) Attached to: California Looking To Make All Bitcoin Businesses Illegal

"All vehicles must be stock. What bull."

As someone that lives in CA with a modified 750 Mercer (1950s Coventry Climax engine in it) I'm gonna say you're the one full of shit, child.

You just got pulled over because your shitty ass mods were INCORRECTLY INSTALLED. Like your fucking illegal shit-quality PINK HIDs with an excess amount of blue that hurts people's fucking eyes.

4 Cylinder at 900 horsepower? Man you're so full of shit even the noob tuners know better.

BTW We've got car shows with street exhibitions every other weekend. Tons of modified vehicles, all street legal.

Go try your lying bullshit on a FOX News forum, instead, fag.

Comment: Re:Enlighten me please (Score 1) 450

by Khyber (#49233499) Attached to: Reactions to the New MacBook and Apple Watch

"for hd video, wifi is NO SUBSTITUTE for wired enet.

try an mkv file; oftentimes it takes 2 or even 3 minutes before vlc (on win7 ultimate) begins to play, and that is with the very latest media bridge of ac to ac wireless (2 asus routers). this is as good as wireless gets for consumers and yet I have a several minute wait time."

That's your problem - the second you went into bridge mode you effectively HALVED your available bandwidth between routers.

It's like nobody learned the lesson that DD-WRT taught people years and years ago - wireless bridges SUCK and are no replacement for a proper signal repeater.

I have zero problems streaming 1080p video over my wireless network - why? Because I'm smart enough to not halve my bandwidth with an asinine network configuration, and I'm using one of the crappiest Belkin N-speed routers (with absolutely non-working port forwarding/DMZ on top of that!) I click a video from my media server, it's streaming pretty much immediately.

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