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Comment: Re:Nostalgic for Windows 7? (Score 1) 640

by crypticedge (#48810439) Attached to: Microsoft Ends Mainstream Support For Windows 7

We're running 10 tech preview exclusively in our office. It's had a few bugs, but they haven't been blocking. The most frustrating one I've seen is the numlock bug (numlock off in bios was actually on in windows and vice versa) This is a huge issue if you have an always on numlock keyboard like my logitech 5500.

Comment: Re:Lizard Squad? (Score 2) 170

by crypticedge (#48550433) Attached to: Sony Hacks Continue: PlayStation Hit By Lizard Squad Attack

Denial of service is as much of a hack as unplugging your PC is. Sorry, but no hack, just children. Most people grown out of the anarchy phase of their life when their balls drop. It seems these manchildren haven't yet. Maybe if they put themselves to doing something productive and stopped living in their mothers basement they may stop being so angry.

Comment: Re:Sony needs to invest in their IT (Score 1) 170

by crypticedge (#48550359) Attached to: Sony Hacks Continue: PlayStation Hit By Lizard Squad Attack

They weren't hacked as much as someone parked on the bridge and claimed to have blown it up. A DDOS attack is not a hack, it's just drowning out other communications.

This is the same as someone going into a large room with a megaphone and yelling, then claiming they killed everyone in the room despite everyone still being very much alive.

Comment: Re:This is the voice of world control. (Score 1) 106

by crypticedge (#48450583) Attached to: Nuclear Weapons Create Their Own Security Codes With Radiation

Silos are a special reinforced concrete designed to withstand anything except a direct hit, and a direct hit wouldn't obliterate it. An in silo detention wouldn't be as bad as you think, but it wouldn't be pretty.

I'd go into more detail if I could, but you know, state secrets and all.

Comment: Re:Lets not forget (Score 1, Troll) 635

by crypticedge (#47911533) Attached to: Extent of Antarctic Sea Ice Reaches Record Levels

I know the Kochs tried to tell you the tea party was a non partisan movement, but it's still the same Bircher loon pile of rubbish it was in the 70's, and the same loon pile of rubbish it was when they were called robber barons. Fact is, the extremist right wing in America is the only spot that climate denial holds any water. Outside of there, anywhere else in the world, it's not even a question. We know for sure the Earth is warming, because we have decades of data showing it. We know for sure the ice is on a long downward trend, despite the 2 year improvements over the worst year on record that still don't put it above the previous second worse year on record because when you look at the big picture, not the pixel, it all becomes clear.

Big picture thinking is hard though, I don't expect you to understand it, just get out of the way of those of us who do.

Nothing succeeds like the appearance of success. -- Christopher Lascl