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Comment: Re:Probably stupid question (Score 1) 82

by flakron (#41556949) Attached to: Linux 3.7 Kernel To Support Multiple ARM Platforms
It would be a great add-on card, but I assume (I have no idea of engineering stuff) it would be very difficult to build one, at least at the level of usage we are talking about.
Direct access to ram, hdd etc. a parallel cpu with different architecture, but of same importance. I assume it could be used in a lot of industry fields.

Comment: Re:Godwin (Score 1) 480

by flakron (#32897826) Attached to: Nerds Still More Likely To Get Bullied
Just what I did. Primary and high school I always was the target. But always had a card under my sleeve, I had friends who were bullies, strange ain't it. Homework was the thing that at first saved my ass from kicking, later the bullies who got help from me (homework) were the ones protecting me. I was the nerd yet I had more friends that were bullies than nerds.
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+ - World's Biggest Pirate Music Site Shutdown->

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Mike writes "The world's largest pre-release pirate site "OiNK" was shutdown in a raid on Tuesday according to British and Dutch police. Interpol-coordinated raids followed a two-year investigation by the British Phonographic Industry and the International Federation of the Phonographic Industry bodies. "This was not a case of friends sharing music for pleasure. This was a worldwide network that got hold of music they did not own the rights to and posted it online", said Jeremy Banks, head of the IFPI's Internet anti-piracy unit."
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Science Daily: From Terror To Joy: Faced With Death, Our Minds Turn To Happier Thoughts->

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Philosophers and scientists have long been interested in how the mind processes the inevitability of death, both cognitively and emotionally. One would expect, for example, that reminders of our mortality--say the sudden death of a loved one -- would throw us into a state of disabling fear of the unknown. But that doesn't happen. If the prospect of death is so incomprehensible, why are we not trembling in a constant state of terror over this fact?
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Operating Systems

+ - Ubuntu 7.10 (Gutsy) Desktop Edition - Review->

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Michael writes "http://lunapark6.com/ubuntu-710-gutsy-desktop-edition-review.html "I'll cut to the chase and say from the start that Ubuntu 7.10 (Gutsy) Desktop Edition is simply the best desktop operating system that I have ever used. From installation, to setup, to regular everyday use Gutsy is just a thing of beauty. I have been keeping up with the release since its initial rocky Alpha period, to the polished final Release Candidate released on October 15, 2007 and then apt-get upgrading to the final release. The end result is that the Ubuntu team has put together everything that you could possibly want in a desktop operating system and more.""
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Microsoft

+ - Mom blasts Ballmer over kid's crappy Vista OS-> 6

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Lucas123 writes "While on stage at a Gartner's ITxpo conference today, Ballmer got an ear-full from the mother of a 13-year-old girl who said after installing Vista on her daughter's computer she decided only two days later to switch back to XP because Vista was so difficult. Ballmer defended Vista saying: "Your daughter saw a lot of value"; to which the mother replied: "She's 13." Ballmer said that Vista is bigger than XP, and "for some people that's an issue, and it's not going to get smaller in any significant way in SP1. But machines are constantly getting bigger, and [it's] probably important to remember that as well." Says the mother: "Good, I'll let you come in and install it for me.""
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