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Comment: Re:memory management circa 2014 (Score 1) 637

by KlomDark (#47617519) Attached to: Ask Slashdot: "Real" Computer Scientists vs. Modern Curriculum?

Oh come on, you think your little niche is the whole world? A modern day "real programmer" wouldn't waste any time on a shitty 8bit processor.

I did my time in the 8bit 6502 days. I loved them. Those days are gone.

If you're not coding 64bit then you are stuck in the past. Tell yourself anything you want, but if you are still coding on a 8bit processor then you are horribly obsolete.

Comment: Re:Server 2012 doesn't comes with a gui (Score 1) 333

by KlomDark (#45739921) Attached to: China Prefers Sticking With Dying Windows XP To Upgrading

Dangerous? How about massively increasing the time it takes to do basic administrative tasks. I've spent so much time trying to do things in Server 2012 that were absolutely simple from NT 3.5 to Server 2008 that I am officially now rebelling against their stupid Metro interface. Everything is fucked up.

Try debugging an L2TP VPN connection using the silly new interface - you pass from old school to Metro to old school to Metro three times. It just ain't worth it.

They can make a new UI, but nobody's gotta accept or use the damn thing.

Even that Windows 8.1 laptop I was talking about in my parent post: I messed with that for two months. Two days ago I reloaded the thing with Windows 7. I have work to get done, don't have the time to mess with the latest Microsoft fad. Good riddance to bad rubbish.

Comment: USA, seriously? (Score 1) 124

by KlomDark (#45739673) Attached to: UN Votes To Protect Privacy In Digital Age

"Under pressure from US lobbying, the clause that mass surveillance constitutes a human rights violation was dropped earlier."

WTF is this shit from the so-called "Land of the free and the home of the brave"? Not US lobbying, let's call it what it is: Corporate lobbying. Sickening to see my country dying under my feet. Everything my parents told me about Russia being bad when I was growing up is instead coming true here. Damn Damn Damn... Where's that flux capacitor when I need one?

Everyone can be taught to sculpt: Michelangelo would have had to be taught how not to. So it is with the great programmers.