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Max Schrems is back: Facebook, Google hit with GDPR complaint

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Worth it to escape to Europe...

Just to clear the air... No way in hell will GDPR-like protections being enabled here in the Land of the... well, you've heard of it...

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Uber robo-ride's deadly crash: Self-driving car had emergency braking switched off by design

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"A normal human driven car would still have run over the cyclist/pedestrian/lemming so I don't see how they could have caused the death."

No. That road is brightly lighted up, video notwithstanding, I've driven down there myself at night.

If you've ever been to Scottsdale or Mesa, they have money there, lots of it, and they light up the roads.

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Sooo.... wait...

Uber turned off the emergency braking portion of the 'AI', and of all the options it probably should have been programmed with (avoidance, *some* braking, big fucking light/sound screaming at the driver, etc)..

This van digitally went 'KIIIIIIYAAAA!' and ran the human over... Uber Fuck It Option. Damn.

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Is your smart device a bit thick? It's about to get a lot worse

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The title is too long.

'Subtle changes over time in the way in which you attack your keyboard can indicate your degenerating cognitive and emotional state'

I'll tell you straight up I'm feeling a bit off...

Just ask me.

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You know that silly fear about Alexa recording everything and leaking it online? It just happened

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'There are frequency generator apps, and computer programs you could use.'

Those require 'smart' devices to use - they are not going to hurt their own people, thus the dumb generator...

I hate a lyin' computer.. don't tell me they don't know...

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As Tesla hits speed bump after speed bump, Elon Musk loses his mind in anti-media rant

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Re: People are saying he should stop tweeting and go back to work on the assembly line

The beatings will continue until morale improves...

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IPv6 growth is slowing and no one knows why. Let's see if El Reg can address what's going on

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Re: Simple explanation

Dr Syntax is correct.

I will also add the fact that business owners really don't care about IPv6 and will refuse to pay for the time it would take to convert their networks(s) over. I cannot afford to work for free either.

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Re: I can take a stab at it..

Fuck you dude - that dual stack creates all kinds of network inconsistencies on client networks, it's all or none, IPv4 baby!

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Comcast offers IPv6 in my area...

...and it FUCKS UP older Windows AD domain services. Had to disable IPv6 in order for the machines to find each other and the damn servers on clients' network... MAN I was pissed off that day.

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GDPR for everyone, cries Microsoft: We'll extend Europe's privacy rights worldwide

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Oh Yeah?

Prove it by making Windows 10 Enterprise available to the general public at your local Walmart/Staples/Amazon - Call it the Windows 10 Privacy Edition.

Lying bastards.

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Airbus windscreen fell out at 32,000 feet

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Re: Last time this happened...

There are machine screws. Not pointy.

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Fixing a printer ended with a dozen fire engines in the car park

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Re: Smoke/steam microwaves, fire alarms and power isolation equipment.

When I was 13, my dad let me drive his new 1977 Chevrolet Monte Carlo down the driveway. Didn't move 20 feet when a fan belt broke and for whatever reason, he blamed me. Never got to drive another car/truck owned by my dad... I'm 54 and he's 80 now...

404 - Breaker of Fan Belts.

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Let's kick the tyres on Google's Android P... It's not an overheating wreck, but UX is tappy

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Still waiting on Oreo...

... I imagine Verizon will get around to it - tired of looking at the 'Coming Soon in a Few Weeks' over the last few weeks... Moto Z Force smh.

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Congratulations, we all survived Star Wars day! Now for some security headaches

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Hard Knox

I know the system well - it's not to spec*, everyone here would point and laugh, and that's all I can say about that.

*not my fault, I told 'em.

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I've got way too much cash, thinks Jeff Bezos. Hmmm, pay more tax? Pay staff more? Nah, let's just go into space

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Re: giving plegde

Gates just gave a pretty nice $16M horse farm to his daughter for a graduation present - rich people problems - I got $50 at mine lol. I can admit I'm a bit jealous, that's a number I've never played with personally.

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Press F to pay respects to the Windows 10 April Update casualties

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Re: Still using both Windows Home Server and Windows Media Center

VLC still works well too ;)

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NASA dusts off FORTRAN manual, revives 20-year-old data on Ganymede

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Re: Paper tape anyone?

"It's not Hedy, It's Hedley, Hedley Lamarr" ~ Hedley Lamarr

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US citizen sues France over France-dot-com brouhaha

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Re: Reasonable

Can you imagine? An Amazon Basics Peniship exploding above Rio to 'encourage' the leadership of Brazil to come to it's senses? Whew.. corporate wars. Like 'Friday' by Robert Heinlein.

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Failbreak: Bloke gets seven years in the clink for trying to hack his friend out of jail

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Re: 7 years for trying to get somebody out a few months early

/depends... Every_single_county around here did some upgrades and now take state long-term felons in for the extra cash. State pays more for incarceration, soooo $profit$

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Boss sent overpaid IT know-nothings home – until an ON switch proved elusive

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Re: Big red

That minute gets charged for two hours - just because they made me look. Stupid should always hurt in some way.

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Amazon, LG Electronics turned my vape into an exploding bomb, says burned bloke in lawsuit

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Here buddy:

https://www.e-cigarette-forum.com/blog-entry/moochs-recommended-batteries.7593/#subs

This is what I go by.

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Re: Chipset in the mod is decent

This will be easier and more helpful to you:

https://www.e-cigarette-forum.com/blog-entry/moochs-recommended-batteries.7593/#subs

Has a list of trusted vendors as well as battery tests and ratings

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Re: Yeah good luck buddy

I read the complaint pdf and looked the guy up - he's a 20 year old mechanic with tatts, an iPhone, can't fake sleeping for shit, and a thin porn 'stash - according to his GoFundMe, he saved his little brother and sister from the flames. What they were doing in his shorts is left to the imagination of the reader.

Currently, he has $20 of $20,000 donated with almost a year since the campaign was started.

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I have four sets of married 30Q's I rotate through on my dual 18650 mods, changed up and got four Sony VTC6's for my Hotcig RSQ. I'm liking the Sonys over the Samsungs, have a bit more power when used in the RSQ.

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Re: 200W ???!!!

You can go either way with DNA boards, old and new - solder 18650 battery tray wire directly to the board or solder a LiPo connector in - gives you more options in case design.

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Re: Read the suit....

And no followback? Death to the Infidel! Total defilement of Twitter Canon...

Handchecks? (ugh) r/vaping101

You want shitposting? That would be the sister sub r/Vapistan - if you can handle it >;)

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Re: Chipset in the mod is decent

Since 4 June 2017:

Innokin 80w Kroma - not enough battery. Returned to B&M.

Smok AL85 - screen burned out RMA took seven months. Vaped Forward.

Smok AL85 - Vaped Forward.

Smok Alien 220w - battery tray busted up, gorilla-glued back up now on back shelf.

dripp3d DNA250w dual 18650 kit - home vape

Smoant Battlestar - 200watt dual 18650 beast of a mod

Smoant Battlestar - backup

Hotcig RSQ 80w squonker - found that fabled 'Flavortown' - even gave away one of my beloved Battlestars with a Reload RTA clone...

Now I'm casually looking for a dual 18650 squonker, might gut my DNA250 if I can find the right case.

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Re: Read the suit....

heh - I joined for a specific purpose, now lost... Good folks in r/ electronic_cigarette - it's not your usual Reddit sub like /politics /news /OMGTRUMPGONNAKILLUSALL subs.

It's a stable tech focused vaping forum. Shitposting kept at a minimum.

Oh yeah, you got a new follower - I'm everywhere and nowhere DC&H Consultants @justahobbit

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The good mods, yes. 200watts is average now days - usually in a two 18650 battery configuration and in reality, only hit 177watts depending on coil configuration. There is a whole industry dedicated to vaping with competing chipsets like Evolv's DNA series (the current standard top of the line), YiHi, Gene, etc, etc, and VandyVape just came out with a new chipset after much much controversy in the community (jury still out on quality of VV's chip). Battery cycles are generally gentle, with the mod cutting out when voltage reaches 3.5V before requiring a recharge. Note: It's best practice to charge your batteries on an external charger at 2A or less. Most mod chipsets don't balance well (again DNA chipset is King and does everything well, even has Escribe software to mess with the settings) and plugging a USB cable into the mini port wears them out until they break. On my current mod, an Hotcig RSQ single 18650 80watt bottom feed mod, I'll get around 250-300 puffs with temperature control 500F SS at 48 watts on a single staggered fused clapton coil Hcigar Maze v3 RDA before needing a battery change.

K, that being said, the best way to blow yourself up is with an unregulated mod - UNLESS YOU KNOW WTF YOU'RE DOING AND HAVE MEMORIZED (or have it tattooed somewhere on your body for instant reference) OHM'S LAW! I relatively know what I'm doing, yet won't touch an unregulated mod with a ten foot pole because I only need to screw up once for lasting injuries. Regulated mods fail due to hardware, flooding with juice, or junk/fake batteries - much much safer, I like my face/teeth ;)

So, knowing all this leads me to believe this guy is in contention for a Darwin Award, methodology still in paper napkin stages.

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Re: Health Hazard?

Folks like you annoy me - tax the fuck out of them, kick them out into the weather, and STILL bitch about smokers... I quit after 35 years of a two pack a day Camel Filter habit, I follow smoking protocols with my vaping, and don't bother anyone who matters (One of my cats is an antismoking nazi, does_not_care about my vape vapor, this says a lot - he matters lol).

How about this? Quit being so judgmental about other folks' business and have a beer, you'll be happier for it.

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Re: Read the suit....

Hang out in r/electronic_cigarette by any chance?

Bring Mooch* in here to stifle the battery commentards? lol

*Legendary Reddit Battery Guy

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Chipset in the mod is decent

So don't believe it was the issue, everything points to the batteries. There are only like four online merchants that are trusted for original 18650 cells and Amazon isn't one of them. This guy should lose for being a dumbass, it's not like there isn't ton's of information about battery safety.

Been smoke free since 4 June 2017 and squonking now with a Hotcig 80watt RSQ and Hcigar Maze v3.

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Super Cali health inspectors: Tesla blood awoke us

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Re: "Elon does not like the color yellow."

Elon becomes more like Mr. Burns from 'The Simpsons' every day...

Between Bezos and Elon... one of them HAS to become a Bond-style super criminal, to contemplate otherwise is plain folly and just no fun at all lol.

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Chrome 66: Get into the bin, auto-playing vids and Symantec certs!

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Re: So which versions carry site isolation?

I know - I'm the guy who sent you the correction ;)

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Re: by-default blocking of auto-play content that includes sound.

Here Bob... chrome://settings/content

Have fun.

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Re: So which versions carry site isolation?

Got it:

https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/7623121?hl=en

When you turn on site isolation, Chrome offers more security protections for your browser.

Chrome will load each website in its own process. So, even if a site bypasses the same-origin policy, the extra security will help stop the site from stealing your data from another website. Learn more about site isolation.

On your computer, open Chrome.

In the address bar at the top, enter chrome://flags/#enable-site-per-process and press Enter.

Next to "Strict site isolation," click Enable.

If you don't see "Strict site isolation," update Chrome.

Click Relaunch now.

If you’re an administrator, learn how to manage site isolation for your organization.

Known issues

Memory: Site isolation will increase Chrome's memory use by approximately 10–20%.

Printing: Cross-site iframes will be blank. To print the entire page, save the page to your computer. Then, open and print the saved file.

DevTools: Chrome Developer Tools don't fully support cross-site iframes with site isolation

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13 processes, 7 tabs, anywhere from 5 to 131.7MBs each process with strict site isolation enabled - some other neat shit in there too if you look lol

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So which versions carry site isolation?

Just updated here to version 66.0.3359.117... running 18 (eightfuckingteen) processes for nine tabs... dayum. Was a process per tab in 65 IIRC?

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Motorola Z2 Force: This one's for the butterfingered Android lovers

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Re: Battery life for an "outdoors" phone

I have the original Moto Z Force (1.5 years old) and I don't think I've ever seen the battery under 30% after two days of operation even now. I totally forgot about the mods it can use lol.

I'm just really happy it's getting the Oreo 8.0 update soon ;)

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Sysadmin’s worst client was … his mother! Until his sister called for help

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Re: and also Ahh sub folders Ahh, parents

-"There was little to no real estate available on her desktop."-

Have a client that I've been warning that if I go into some kind of seizure due to all the files on her desktop, I'm suing... this was a while back, recently I noted she only had one more space on the grid for docs.

Suggested one of those big curved widescreens to increase storage space... I'm just tired of talking, you know?

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Nervous Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg passes Turing Test in Congress

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Re: Cushion

Maybe the size of the cushion denotes the size of the bribe?

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Re: Irony alert: politicians attack facebook ...

Interesting...

All this time I've wanted to build a bridge out of her... To find we can make clean-burning oil out of her? Even better.

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Re: Where are all the so called "Security researchers" right now?

Yeah, me and this other guy... never met him though...

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1.5 BEEELLION sensitive files found exposed online dwarf Panama Papers leak

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That is no choice at all -> XP off net for the win.

Now, that being said, can anyone (anyone? HELLOOOOoooooo, anybody?) write/compile/fork an OS that will run x86 Windows programs natively?

Asking for a friend.

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Re: As someone once said - Privacy is Dead

Don't think that will save you - still have to pay property taxes every year. If you've ever looked, public records are pretty revealing... I've seen some stuff, man... and some things... I wouldn't recommend it.

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Microsoft Office 365 and Azure Active Directory go TITSUP*

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Re: What a great advert for ...

If you could compile a linux kernel that ran Windows x86 programs natively, you'd be Bill Gates rich...

Ah, if wishes were horses... I wouldn't be sweating the upcoming Windows 10 Apocalypse Edition when support for Windows 7 goes away.

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Planning on forking out for the new iPad? Better take darn good care of it

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Re: You’re all idiots.

That's what yo momma said to the line of gents outside her door...

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They glue themselves - no interaction required. - Parent 6 boys, 1 girl*.

*girl more difficult than the six boys combined...

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Autonomous vehicle claims are just a load of hot air… and here's why

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Re: Tea anyone? In France not likely.

Made me google UltraHighTemperature milk... That stuff, even by written word, is pretty nasty. Nope nope nope.

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Re: BTW

Those ARE ashes... Reminds me of my honeymoon (2009) in Vegas and we decided to splurge on a $170 bottle of Real Deal (tm) French Champagne... It was fucking disgusting, you could almost taste Pierre's feet*... ok you could smell Pierre's feet too. 0/10 would not recommend.

* went off on a tangent concerning Pierre, the most popular and sexy grape stomper in his village. Women from miles around come to town to admire Pierre's callused hairy moneymakers... They swoon when he flexes his toes...

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Super Cali goes ballistic, Starbucks is on notice: Expensive milky coffee is something quite cancerous

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Every time there is an earthquake, flood, mudslide, volcano*, in California -> Californians leave the state in droves, polluting other states with their whackjob ideas/laws. Seen it first-hand in Arizona, which is why I moved further east, but not as far as the coast ;)

*'Volcano' - lost two hours of my life last night to a bad Tommy Lee Jones movie about volcanii in LA.

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