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Comment: Re:Meh (Score 1) 177

by kesuki (#49633115) Attached to: Why Was Linux the Kernel That Succeeded?

Debian GNU/Hurd 2015 released! Details.

It is with huge pleasure that the Debian GNU/Hurd team announces the release of Debian GNU/Hurd 2015.

This is a snapshot of Debian "sid" at the time of the stable Debian "jessie" release (April 2015), so it is mostly based on the same sources. It is not an official Debian release, but it is an official Debian GNU/Hurd port release.

Read the announcement email.http://www.gnu.org/software/hurd/

Comment: Re:Reputation based access to files (Score 1) 96

by kesuki (#49602655) Attached to: UK High Court Orders Block On Popcorn Time

easy, ripping tools are easy to find, and usb optical drives exist, making from store bought is too easy if you Google it. and as the law is currently ripped committing a crime to catch a criminal is illegal so reputation based access is basically modern prohibition the crooks always ahead of the enforcers of the laws.

Comment: Re:When are these idiots going to learn? (Score 1) 96

by kesuki (#49591873) Attached to: UK High Court Orders Block On Popcorn Time

There is already a P2P network with encrypted access, reputation based access to files, and so called anti-bot measures. DC++
also http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Category:Free_file_sharing_software there are way more than just 'popcorn time'

remember there is no difference to which side of the law you are on, because the illegal side will still cause overheat failures from too high utilization(1) for the design capacity of the network. and the legal side has no qualms about lying about the numbers and make up unlimited resources(2) to use to force their programs on the networks in broadcast mode, which also fries beacons.

1. but only because the swarm has all defined themselves as real-time priority when in fact none of them deserves real-time priority
2. see capitalism.

Comment: Re:obviously, (Score 1) 38

by kesuki (#49575643) Attached to: The Battle of 100 Freeciv AIs

freeciv occupies 2 threads, it is client/server model when you 'open' the gui interface it auto launches the server under it's own thread. that having been said it is possible to run the server without the gui client, but then how can you observe the ais playing? so clearly it was running on two threads.

Comment: Re:ISTR hearing something about that... (Score 1) 162

by kesuki (#49515597) Attached to: New PCIe SSDs Load Games, Apps As Fast As Old SATA Drives

my single point of reference is that SSD's while fast, are actually too fast for some video transcoders. (I have converted tape to DVD and Blu-ray with my computer before) it actually caused a bug that would crash the system when i was using an older, but functional tool to convert video, and for transcoding video IO is a factor as the processor can write out data faster if the CPU can keep up with the transcode (for instance doing 600 FPS of transcoding with simultaneous audio muxing i think it's called, to keep the video and audio in sync with each other) if only i had a video transcoder that uses graphic cards i could probably saturate a SSD when considering that an 8 core cpu is only doing 600 fps and a 2048 stream processing unit gpu should be much much faster.

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Journal: yet another hint as to why MS-DOS is the pariah of the computer universe. 1

Journal by kesuki

when a n00b copied a file to a dos machine that being did not understand that 'ban proliferation' would be appended to nab.efilorp . this cause much confusion since 'proliferation of nuclear technology' and 'prolife' are not the same thing except when giant, atomic powered robots are trying to make giant atomic powered babies.

Comment: Re:Many times, newer is actually better. (Score 1) 6

by kesuki (#49473757) Attached to: One year since XP OEL.

Why would everyone have used Trojan horses to hack the overlords and get money? i mean if you were gonna go that time stream, why not have a car too? saving all the resources the overlords provide you with is kinda silly since the overlords will eventually hack your own brain stem and make you stop breathing and turn you into Oscar Meyer weaners.

"Oh what wouldn't I give to be spat at in the face..." -- a prisoner in "Life of Brian"

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