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Comment: Re:Scientific Method (Score 1) 258

This is a job for the Myth Busters! We need a jean control group and 36 pairs of sterilized Levi 501s, STAT!

I only wear mine at work, sitting in a clean chair (more or less), and swap them out every other day for a two week period. Unless food or dirt stains appear, then they get washed again. 15 months of daily wearing without a research grant? That's just nasty.

Comment: Re:And ...... (Score 2) 283

by countSudoku() (#34956132) Attached to: Sony Planning Serial Keys For PS3 Games?

Damn good points. Also, think of this; Sony is spending millions of dollars on securing their system, rather than improving the gaming experience on it. They are trying to build a wall around a garden that is old, uninteresting, and now outgrowing the gardener's tiny constraints. Fuck 'em. Freedom of hardware is for the consumer and Sony would only like to piss on that very freedom. You buy the hardware, but Sony/Apple tells you what you can and can't do with it? That's not consumer friendly, that's being a Software Nazi. I call shenanigans!!1!

Comment: Re:Rentals? (Score 5, Insightful) 283

by countSudoku() (#34955992) Attached to: Sony Planning Serial Keys For PS3 Games?

Bullocks! He is a hacker hero. Period. Sony is not out to make things easier for consumers, and good people like George undo the shitheadednessness of assholes like Sony. The more you accept draconian DRM, as well as pure root kit nonsense, that Sony forces you to swallow, the more they take your freedom to do with your hardware whatever you want. I no longer buy Sony or Apple products because of bullshit like this. Also, do NOT subscribe me to your newsletter as you are consumer unfriendly, a possible DRM sympathizer, and as AC put it a "noncompoop."

Comment: Re:crap (Score 1) 306

by countSudoku() (#34945406) Attached to: Facebook Images To Get Expiration Date

HEY, that research grant money is for actual research, not for taking pictures of your friend smoking a bong with their anus and trying to hide it later. Thorough research takes lots of time, even though this could have been implemented in a week or so. At that pace the grant money would dry up. Like with IT budgets; you HAVE to spend every cent, and spending less means you get less money the next cycle.

Comment: Re:Thank God.... (Score 1) 265

by countSudoku() (#34940754) Attached to: Cybercriminals Shifting Focus To Non-Windows OSes

Thanks, Ballmer! I'm going to run down to the computing store and purchase a safe, closed source, expensive, fear based product right this fucking minute... wait, I'm going to finish my coconut juice first, oh then I have to fiddle with some linuxy bits here in Solaris land. Oh crap, I forgot I need to get a van and move some other junk tonight. Oh, then I need to get some medication for my royal wedding fever... Perhaps next week, FOR SURE!!1!

Comment: Re:But then what kind of asshole (Score 1, Flamebait) 371

by countSudoku() (#34934250) Attached to: DSL Installation Fail

YEAH!!1! Those fuckers probably want a phone line, cable TV, gas, electricity and mail service too! Why do people move in the winter? Shit, they're lucky to get DSL in the first place! Why can't people just stay where they are for the rest of their lives? This is just ridiculous. If the Tea Party were in power, this would be done RIGHT the first time!

Thus spake the master programmer: "When a program is being tested, it is too late to make design changes." -- Geoffrey James, "The Tao of Programming"