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Comment: my most unusual hack was.. (Score 1) 172 172

when i got sick of my cable modem getting so hot it would shut down i put it, my Ethernet router, inside a mini soda fridge. after that the modem could handle playing warcraft III The frozen throne 12 hours a day and spend the entire night providing a local mirror of files that were important at the time via bit torrent.

Comment: Re: It's that time... (Score 1) 318 318

that is true industrial robots are non thinking and need to remain that way. an offshoot of industrial robots are 'mercy killing robots' which again are non thinking robots which crush puny disease crippled humans. and for cattle slaughter there are compressed air hammers which allow efficient fast skull shattering death devices which are operated by normal beings who are hungry.

thinking robots do not need robotic laws because this impairs their use in warfare. and we want our killing machines. I have played war games with no concern for the consequences. the AI is actually better than what a human can do. it can control hundreds of units as if they were individually thinking of combat fields where wounded individuals flee. even with voice, gaming keyboards, and gaming mice, the computer has better skills, because it is scripted, a human using macros on such gaming devices is almost able to be better than the ai, however even a pro level ai is still bound by it's scripts. for instance the threat detection of new expansions of resource collection. for a human they just monitor the mine areas. a ai will go to any map position where it detects resource building construction (cite: gulf war) so in a game you can build a building not near a resource spot and cancel it every time the ai gets close enough to fire, the ai will always go after the newest resource found and will go to multiple sites where resource building are erected even if no resource is there. so one can build cancel then rebuild when the ai goes to another place. this tactic allows one to make the ai waste it's time attacking building that are not needed while the player perpares to destroy the buildings of the ai with units the ai army would easily beat if it wasn't driving back and forth between two points which are far from the real base and expansion.

Comment: my best hack (Score 1) 145 145

well the most fun hack was using a kodo beast and a raider to ensnare and devour a level 10 red dragon and suicide the kodo in an enemy base where the level 10 dragon proceeded to kill the enemy for me.

the best hack ever was using a boot floppy to take a user password which i knew and put it in the root password's shadow file which i had forgotten the root password for, and then rebooted and got into Debian as root, and proceeded to load x as root. it was my laptop though, i just was kinda trying to stop relying on windows 95 and use freebsd and debian linux.

Comment: Re:How about IoT devices use a LAN? (Score 1) 76 76

would you kill me if i told you every single password to every single account of every single computing account? on every platform ever imagined, with up to 2048 bit password legths in an automatically compressed (only used space of passwords not 2048 bit for every single password) format in rot 13 encryption?

Comment: Re:North Korea needs an extinction event (Score 1) 162 162

no you need to go to Shenzhen order 10,000 tablets and then load the videos on TF/SD cards and then your scheme might work. assuming they can figure out how to press the start button on the tablets. hmm maybe directions too, yeah wont work without directions

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Journal: How to counteract rm -rf / in a few easy steps.

first off be prepared, have killall rm in innocent looking names on the systems you protect. one for every letter of the alphabet if you can take the time to do that, but failing that having wget will allow you to download killall to any directory your on, assuming you have a network machine with the capabilities of sharing killall, or a comparable program.

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