* Posts by vang0gh

9 posts • joined 4 Apr 2012

A close shave: How to destroy your hard drives without burning down the data centre

vang0gh
Mushroom

Seagate to the rescue!

This gentleman needs to confer with the fine folks over at Seagate. In my experience, they're the masters at producing self-destructing hard drives.

$10,000 Ethernet cable promises BONKERS MP3 audio experience

vang0gh
WTF?

How absurd! Best Buy only charges half that for a patch cord.

Redmond is patching Windows 8 but NOT Windows 7, say security bods

vang0gh

So, they've discovered that windows 7 is not windows 8. Good work!

Look out, sysadmins - HOT FOREIGN SPIES are targeting you

vang0gh
Facepalm

She said she loved me!

You know, I thought it was odd that Gretchen's turn-ons included SA passwords and SSH keys.

Hacking Team snoopware found on US servers

vang0gh
Facepalm

If you ask me, it's kind of sad when your intelligence budget can only get you an SSL cert from GoDaddy and a VPS on Linode.

Linux cloud world's best kept secret DigitalOcean just bagged $37m

vang0gh

I've been using them for about a month now for an off-site secondary DNS server and for a small, forward only backup email server. So far, no complaints; and I agree, the control panel works well for its' intended purpose.

Official: Apple, IBM are world's most valuable brands

vang0gh

"Surely the following brands are more valuable than Toyota :-

Bentley,

Range Rover,

Aston Martin

Ferrari

Lamborghini"

Problem there is that even if everyone wants one, the market of people who can actually afford to buy one is much smaller than the market size of people that can afford a Toyota.

iPad app that lets mute kids speak menaced by patent lawsuit

vang0gh
Linux

Re: It's not about milking the parents of disabled kids.

We've seen it time and again - software patents lead to a lot of stupidity. Copyrights, sure. But the software patents don't lead to innovation, they stiffle it.

Facebook accused of 'wanton' use of Canadian woman's pics

vang0gh
Linux

Re: Facebook?

"If I could could reply to messages through my email (like, y'know, email ) I would be happy."

But then FB couldn’t push the ad featuring Debbie Douez down your throat. Zuckerbergs not going to allow that now, is he?

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