Follow Slashdot stories on Twitter


Forgot your password?

Comment: 666 (Score 2, Interesting) 383

by musmax (#47646485) Attached to: DARPA Wants To Kill the Password
And he causes all, the small and the great, and the rich and the poor, and the free men and the slaves, to be given a mark on their right hand or on their forehead, and he provides that no one will be able to buy or to sell, except the one who has the mark, either the name of the beast or the number of his name. Rev 13:17

Comment: Re:Whatever you may think ... (Score 5, Insightful) 447

by musmax (#46721173) Attached to: Heartbleed Coder: Bug In OpenSSL Was an Honest Mistake
No he has many more options than that. He did not need to respond at all, he does not need answer to anyone or is liable for anything, read the licence. If it was me and I was inclined to comment at all, I would just say: "Well shit, fuck me for trying. If you think you can do better - please do."

Comment: Oh for fucks sake (Score 1) 136

by musmax (#46294219) Attached to: How Jan Koum Steered WhatsApp Into $16B Facebook Deal
Success is always attributed to the extraordinary skill and foresight of the winner: Queue the endless blogs and Forbes' deep analysis heaping accolades on Jan and his demonstrable $16B greatness. Good on Jan for striking it lucky, spare a thought for the thousands, just as worthy, that the dice did not favor, nothing more nothing less.

Comment: Astronomy: Astrology for Physicists (Score 4, Interesting) 141

by musmax (#46224557) Attached to: Oldest Known Star In the Universe Discovered
I don't get it. If it so old it should be an ember by now, or does it still radiate ? If its only 6k ly from here then it still radiates right ? Also, if it is so old it should have 'expanded' away enormously.... or not. Its like finding a live dinosaur in your back yard.

"Take that, you hostile sons-of-bitches!" -- James Coburn, in the finale of _The_President's_Analyst_