Brangdon
Brangdon
Brangdon
Jun 25 2018
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I figure $200,000 is the total price, and the deposit is smaller.

May 28 2018
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What account? I use KeePass, which has no account. Just an encrypted database which is stored locally. I use DropBox to back it up and replicate it across devices; if someone hacks DropBox they still have to break the encryption on the database. Breaking strong encryption is virtually impossible. The biggest threat is Read more

Apr 8 2018
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This goes back to Far Cry 2. It becomes clear in that that you, the player, are the bad guy. You present as amoral, just doing what others pay you to do, but in practice that means destroying infrastructure that the country needs so your impact is very negative.

Mar 31 2018
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There’s a reason they don’t cover themselves in zombie guts more often. It’s always been a bit dangerous. When Negan and the priest did it, Negan was OK and the priest wasn’t.

Mar 31 2018
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Since always. Always if a zombie bit you you were likely to get infected and die. Not because it’s on your skin but because it is in your blood. The point about using it on sharp weapons is to get it past the skin barrier. Read more

Mar 18 2018
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Or they could use helium, so the convict gets to say their last words in a squeaky voice. Hilarity all round.

Mar 18 2018
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We’re not talking about carbon dioxide asphyxiation. It turns out that the suffocation reflex is triggered, not by absence of oxygen, but the build-up of CO2. So if you breath through a plastic bag you will get the CO2 and you will have the bad reaction. If instead you breath an atmosphere of nitrogen, the CO2 is Read more

Sep 23 2017
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I didn’t know until I saw the title of this article. And now I’m very pissed off at io9 because they spoiled it for me.

Sep 23 2017
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I showed T2 to friends on VCR, so some time after it was in cinemas, and they didn’t know or suspect until the reveal. It really annoys me when people assume that because they know, everyone else knows. This article is another example. Putting a spoiler into the title of the article is unforgivable, because it’s so Read more

Sep 17 2017
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She was interesting in the first Avengers film, with her talk of red on her ledger and her involvement with Hawkeye that wasn’t romantic, and her fantastic interrogation of Loki. The second Avengers film mostly killed it, by turning her into the Hulk’s romantic interest.

Sep 10 2017
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Mostly they don’t care. They have their own stuff their care about. They just want to make sure we don’t nick the silverware as we leave, and we don’t mess up the EU for them (eg by having some kind of trade backdoor that evades their tariffs).

Sep 9 2017
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There is if you find the right community. r/spacex is good, for example.

Sep 3 2017
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Lord Jericho didn’t actually do a very good job, so they put it under a stone crusher to make sure.

Aug 20 2017
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They haven’t been dropped. They’ve been suspended due to inability to progress. The Swedes have said they’ll be revived if, eg, he visits Sweden again. I’m guessing they’d be revived if he was in a British jail for bail-jumping, too. Read more

Aug 20 2017
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The Deus Ex (2000) pistol would too. Not the first one you are offered at the start, but the silenced one you find later in the first level.

Aug 20 2017
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No, he’s wrong and XKCD is right. The 44 bits of entropy that XKCD claims already allows for dictionary attacks. It’s 4 words from a 2024 word dictionary, 11 bits per word.

Aug 20 2017
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It’s not wrong. It uses 4 words from a dictionary of 2048, so 11 bits of entropy per word, or 44 in total. It tells you that right there in the comic. It is allowing for dictionary attacks. It is not wrong. If you think it is, you can’t do maths, or you didn’t read the comic properly.
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Aug 16 2017
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A lot more than the monster did. It bothered me - for me, they didn’t “get away” with it. Especially as the monster seemed to be killing either for food, or because aliens had invaded its domain. A child was able to evade it indefinitely. And it seemed as happy eating deer as eating human. The monster seemed like the Read more