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Comment: Re:Impossible! (Score 1) 42

by gmhowell (#49082285) Attached to: One Year of Data Shows the Hacker Community Is Tight-knit and Welcoming

The hacker community is primarily a male dominated space, therefore it must be hostile and problematic, shitlord!

Perhaps we should start marketing the term "hackette", and include a pen-test ISO image with every Barbie Thumb Drive.

Seems to be the desperate approach in CS-land.

Those Barbie thumb drives already have them. Not my fault you haven't discovered it yet.

Comment: Re:Aha (Score 1) 212

Technically, with quantum fluctuations, electron and protons (an their anti particles) may pop in and out at random. It happens more often at quantum levels, but there is nothing saying that, while improbable, it isn't impossible for it to happen at macro levels. All you need to do is wait for your keys to pop into existence, and then snag them before they touch their antikey twin and annihilate each other.

Comment: Re:Lasers are easy to stop (Score 1) 517

by xaotikdesigns (#49000407) Attached to: The US Navy Wants More Railguns and Lasers, Less Gunpowder
Depends on the ship. If for some unknown reason, two carriers happen to get close to each other, the Phalanx would probably keep the deck clear of flight crews and any planes trying to take off. Of course, if they got that close, I'm sure there are bigger problems to worry about...

It is not best to swap horses while crossing the river. -- Abraham Lincoln