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Comment: Re:Looked into it for a friend's build (Score 3, Informative) 123

by theGreater (#45958799) Attached to: AMD's Kaveri APU Debuts With GCN-based Radeon Graphics

And they have spoken a bit of using both the integrated GPU and a discrete graphics card in tandem, similar to using two GPUs in Crossfire, but they haven't released the drivers for it, nor listed which cards will work, and the card they chose to demo it with was their bottom-end graphics card.

That's not very truthy:

Comment: Re:Thanks for all the Fish Wrapper (Score 1) 1521

by theGreater (#37205762) Attached to: Rob "CmdrTaco" Malda Resigns From Slashdot

Yeah, I spent many a night in college reading Slashdot instead of doing coursework. At work instead of being productive, I read Slashdot and Fark, then Slashdot and Digg, now Slashdot and Reddit... well, you get the idea.

I keep coming back for the comments and the people, trolls and all. Who hasn't wanted to flamebait every now and then? So from this little karma-moderated corner of the Internet, thanks. I eventually got my own Beowulf cluster thanks to you slags.



Man Wants to Donate His Heart Before He Dies 456

Posted by samzenpus
from the cart-before-the-horse dept.
Gary Phebus wants to donate his heart, lungs, and liver. The problem is he wants to donate them before he dies. Gary was diagnosed with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, better known as Lou Gehrig's disease, in 2008. Phebus says he'd like to be able to donate his organs before they deteriorate, and doesn't consider his request suicide because he's "dead anyway."

Comment: Re:"Multi-breasted female figure" (Score 1) 114

by theGreater (#30816554) Attached to: Newton's Apple Story Goes Online



Short version -- Artemis as the Lady of Ephesus was depicted with "accessory breasts", and is related to the constellation Ursa via legend. AFAICT it's just decoration.


Comment: Re:'breaking the internet' (Score 1) 63

by theGreater (#28904555) Attached to: Linux, Twitter, and Red Hat "Win" Big At Pwnie Awards

No, but there -has- been a mass breakout of 'hacked' Google Apps / Twitter accounts. What's that, social engineering and guessing of weak passwords? Well, that doesn't have the same cachet as poking fun at newsworthy companies, so we'll just sensationalize it and give it a misleading title instead.

-theGreater must be new here.

Comment: Re:sure it is (Score 2, Insightful) 1079

by theGreater (#27575763) Attached to: College Police Think Using Linux Is Suspicious Behavior

This would be funny except it's scary instead ...

Also, sad. F'r instance, http://images.google.com/images?q=windows+powershell&imgcolor=black&imgsz=med

I will now translate "I hate what I fear, and I fear what I don't understand. Unfortunately I don't understand you, so now I'm going to take all your stuff and fish around with impunity until something is found with which to hang you."

It seems intuitively obvious to me, which means that it might be wrong. -- Chris Torek