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Comment Re:I don't think it should be fixed! (Score 1) 134

Even rebuilding / recreating hitchbot won't reproduce the creative moment when some person had the idea to make a hitch hiking robot.

IMHO, Hitchbot is mostly a social game, without lofty artistic goals. Rebuilding it from the original parts at the place where it was destroyed seems entirely within the implied "rules" of the game. Also "We can rebuild him...we have the technology" is quite fitting for a robotic US roadtrip.

Comment Re:Passed data with a ton of noise? (Score 1) 377

The makers of the cable didn't know WTF they were doing; they claimed it was better for music.
The testers merely were merely thorough by explicitely testing the claims, asinine as they might be.
By doing so, they are taking away any dumbshit rebuttal the makers might have had otherwise.

Comment Re:awkward! (Score 2, Insightful) 183

Even more so for the kernel developers that blacklisted the Samsung drives.
These developers should probably be banned from kernel development or atleast banned from making decisions regarding functionality.
Creating code with a bug is human, not doubting your own code and blaming somebody else is stupid.

Comment Re:The three keys on the top-right (Score 1) 688

Well, I mostly use my computer for checking if I'm still running the same operating system, so I wonder why I never noticed winkey+break before. This combo will save me literally hours every day. Didn't know it could be so incredibly useful. Thanks!

"In the face of entropy and nothingness, you kind of have to pretend it's not there if you want to keep writing good code." -- Karl Lehenbauer