Recent content by LanceDiamond

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    NSA Software Fuels Rise in Crypto Mining Malware

    Make sure your tires are full of good intentions before heading out onto the road to Hell? :p
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    Sub Sims?

    I clicked on this thinking it was something to do with small memory modules haha. I had to read - and think about for a sec - the second reply before I figured out it was submarines. Use of the word "submarine" gave it away for me. <light bulb goes on over head> :p
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    US DOJ Sting Nets Darknet Arrests

    There's always that one guy that just has to go too far! "...and a grenade launcher." Wat?! :p Seizure of more than 100 firearms, including handguns, assault rifles, and a grenade launcher; Seizure of five vehicles that were purchased with illicit proceeds and/or used to facilitate criminal...
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    EPYC dual machine

    And I just went and built a system that costs $37,239 lol. I think I'll just go buy a new car at lunch instead! :D
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    Nvidia Has Been Sneaking a Slower MX150 Variant Into Some Ultrabooks

    How is it suddenly NVIDIA's fault if two OEMs happen to implement the MX150 in different ways? The specs on NVIDIA's website say this: "The below specifications represent the GPU features available. Actual implementation may vary by OEM model. Please refer to OEM website for actual shipping...
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    Flashback Dual Celeron Cooler Circa 1998

    I just recently put my 300mhz Celeron that I ran for a long time at 450mhz in the recycle bin. Maybe. That or it's in a drawer nearby lol, actually not sure now.
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    Ethereum and Bitcoin Mining Is Consuming as Much Electricity as a Small Country

    Nearly six hours from the post about how much energy cryptocurrency mining uses to where the discussion is polarized? We can do better next time - we can get to a point where nobody will agree about anything in less than 3 hours. We can do it!! Go! :)
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    IT Admin Leaves Backdoor Accounts for Benefit of New Employer

    Confucius say "Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance."
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    Las Vegas Casino Adding Amazon Echo to All Hotel Rooms

    There are already cameras everywhere in Vegas. Having something responsive to your voice commands in your room just gives you some benefit for the utter lack of privacy you already have in most places now.
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    Pornhub Running On A Refrigerator In Home Depot

    I was fridge shopping recently and looked at this very model and asked the "why" question. Sales woman hit a couple of things and showed me that the screen could show you what was inside the fridge. I demonstrated the more traditional way - I opened the door. She mentioned recipes which I could...
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    The Age of Apple is Over

    How is this not a branding opportunity for Samsung? Note 7: So chock full of features, it sometimes just has to explode!
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    Ugliest Tesla You Will Ever See

    Haters gonna hate hate hate hate, that's Taylor Swift! Eh, I think it looks good. Normal Tesla wins no beauty contest anyway, it's not like he did this to a Ferrari or some hand crafted car that is a work of art to start with. His now looks different than the ones the factory...
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    Monitors Are Vulnerable To Hijacking And Spying

    DEF CON Researchers Hack A Dell Monitor To Show Any Pixels They Want (Some details with pointer to GitHub repo containing the exploit code.) I thought this had to be BS too. It's not BS.