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Comment: Re: Suck it Millenials (Score 3, Funny) 404

by OakDragon (#49354975) Attached to: Millennial Tech Workers Losing Ground In US

I'm a millenial who works on mainframes you insensitive clod!

I had to bootstrap a PDP-8 in the Science building during college to complete my introductory programming assignments. That meant physically toggling in the octal sequence to start the high speed paper tape reader.

Now I'm not sure who should get off whose lawn.

Comment: Re:I see no one else reporting this..... (Score 1) 68

by OakDragon (#49292763) Attached to: Nintendo To Announce Virtual Boy 2

Yep, the article states that it is speculation:

So let us speculate, too.

After 20-years in purgatory, one of gaming’s most heavily ridiculed peripherals of all time – the Virtual Boy – will be making a comeback. Yes gamers, the Virtual Boy 2 is set to be announced by Nintendo.

Of course it is!

Although they are definitely trying to couch their opinion as fact.

Comment: Re:They must have used huge packaging... (Score 1) 62

by OakDragon (#49171781) Attached to: Inside the North Korean Data Smuggling Movement

'Chinese traders' trucks carried 20 copies of the film across the border the day after Christmas, just two days after its online release.'

So that would be 20 times about 2GB, which easily fits on one 64G usb-stick the size of an inch. What did they need the trucks for ?

There were extensive liner notes.

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