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  • Re: My heart bleeds

    [quote user="boomzilla"][quote user="blakeyrat"]he universe contains gamma ray bursts which can, in seconds, entirely sterilize entire solar systems of life, at least all forms of life we're aware of.[/quote] Also, magnetars![/quote]Magnetars are so badass. The magnetic field itself could have mass density like 10000 ...
    Posted to "Side Bar" WTF (Forum) by alegr on 04-09-2014
  • Re: My heart bleeds

    [quote user="Quango"] Our sites use IIS, so I sit happily watching all the Heartbleed Bug mayhem out there. Until the next patch Tuesday of course.. [/quote]When was last time IIS had a security patch? How many security patches were issued for IIS in last 12 month?
    Posted to "Side Bar" WTF (Forum) by alegr on 04-09-2014
  • Re: [post-title-7]

    [quote user="Lorne Kates"]But-- that's the actual fucking NAME of a product[/quote]Upcoming horror movie: Contact from Lifeform 7even
    Posted to "Side Bar" WTF (Forum) by alegr on 03-18-2014
  • Re: Remember Bitcoin?

    [quote user="fire2k"][quote user="PedanticCurmudgeon"] So answer the question I asked: how did people survive without the FDA telling us what to eat and drink, the SEC telling us what stocks are OK to buy, etc.?[/quote]   Once again, they didn't. They died from malnourishment, environmental pollution, child ...
    Posted to "Side Bar" WTF (Forum) by alegr on 03-05-2014
  • Re: Remember Bitcoin?

    [quote user="lizardfoot"]Bitcoin is only designed to be a currency; a form of cash that is not backed by any bank or nation and does not rely on the economic stability of any bank or nation.[/quote]So when "economic stability of any bank" (MtGOX) turns out not great, Bitcoin is not affected at all?
    Posted to "Side Bar" WTF (Forum) by alegr on 03-04-2014
  • Re: Out To Lunch

    [quote user="da Doctah"][quote user="joe.edwards"]Youre in a desert walking along in the sand when all of the sudden you look down, and you see a tortoise, crawling toward you. You reach down, you flip the tortoise over on its back. The tortoise lays on its back, its belly baking in the hot sun, beating its legs trying to turn ...
    Posted to "Side Bar" WTF (Forum) by alegr on 02-25-2014
  • Re: I sense a mouse

    And then there is than old bug with Intellimouse wheel that's causing extreme scrolling speed with some programs (namely, Microsoft Internet Explorer). The bug is there since forever.
    Posted to "Side Bar" WTF (Forum) by alegr on 02-24-2014
  • Re: Writing a better test system with Benny (real story)

    [quote user="cmccormick"]If you're going to work in an environment where you have to cover your ass (CYA), learn how to do it well (e.g. keep an email paper trail or email a meeting summary copying bosses...if it ain't on paper, it didn't happen).[/quote]"The more paper, the cleaner your ass"
    Posted to "Side Bar" WTF (Forum) by alegr on 02-17-2014
  • Re: Minor Windows WTFs

    [quote user="dhromed"][quote user="ratchet freak"] [quote user="dhromed"]  Why use different folders at all? [/quote]  so 64 bit DLLs and 32 bit DLL can carry the same name [/quote]  You have to vary the path in your code whether it's the folder name or the dll anyway, so why not name your ...
    Posted to "Side Bar" WTF (Forum) by alegr on 02-11-2014
  • Re: Minor Windows WTFs

    [quote user="mott555"]32-bit binaries for 32-bit Windows, 32-bit binaries for 64-bit Windows, and 64-bit binaries for 64-bit Windows. Yes, we have two sets of 32-bit Windows binaries depending on whether you're using 32-bit or 64-bit Windows, and they do not work if switched![/quote]It's a shame you guys haven't heard of ...
    Posted to "Side Bar" WTF (Forum) by alegr on 02-11-2014
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