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Posted: May 7th, 2013, 5:52 pm
by Traden4Alpha
QuoteOriginally posted by: outrunusing youtube to store gigabytes of data, encoded in videoReminds me of a company about 20 years ago that tried to create a computer data back-up device that used a ordinary VCR. I don't think they ever worked out the kinks, though.

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Posted: May 7th, 2013, 5:54 pm
by Traden4Alpha
More hacked data transmission vectorsHow porn links and Ben Bernanke snuck into Bitcoin's code

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Posted: May 7th, 2013, 6:28 pm
by Traden4Alpha
QuoteOriginally posted by: outrunQuoteOriginally posted by: Traden4AlphaQuoteOriginally posted by: outrunusing youtube to store gigabytes of data, encoded in videoReminds me of a company about 20 years ago that tried to create a computer data back-up device that used a ordinary VCR. I don't think they ever worked out the kinks, though.My father had a DAT recorder for digital audio, and I had a Comodore64 and ZX-Spectrum that stored programs on tape before him!I bet I still have a few of these:

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Posted: May 7th, 2013, 8:48 pm
by Traden4Alpha
QuoteOriginally posted by: outrunQuoteOriginally posted by: Traden4AlphaQuoteOriginally posted by: outrunQuoteOriginally posted by: Traden4AlphaQuoteOriginally posted by: outrunusing youtube to store gigabytes of data, encoded in videoReminds me of a company about 20 years ago that tried to create a computer data back-up device that used a ordinary VCR. I don't think they ever worked out the kinks, though.My father had a DAT recorder for digital audio, and I had a Comodore64 and ZX-Spectrum that stored programs on tape before him!I bet I still have a few of these:What's that? RAM?It's a Magnetic Card! They were used in HP-65, HP-67, HP-97, and HP-41 series calculators. Each card held 224 instructions plus some machine state data. The calculator had a motorized card reader that would pull the card through for read/writer operations.

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Posted: May 18th, 2013, 6:54 pm
by tagoma
QuoteOriginally posted by: outrunSkype has a backdoor, you're better off using open-source software that you can compile from sources.I use trillian + a plugin, installed from binaries.Is that okay?

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Posted: September 21st, 2013, 7:13 pm
by tagoma
QuoteOriginally posted by: outrunMy kid broke off his key inside the lock on his bike. Usually I would try to break the lock or chain (both very difficult). This time we already bought a new lock, nearly identical, and so I could inspect the mechanism. I found a way to pick with a clip from a pen. It worked after the first try, took me 2 seconds. Very rewarding!Brain wins from muscles. There is no lock, only if you're conforming to the rules. It seems you and junior outrun are involved in the International Day of Peace. That's nice.

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Posted: September 21st, 2013, 7:41 pm
by tagoma
QuoteOriginally posted by: outrunQuoteOriginally posted by: edouardQuoteOriginally posted by: outrunMy kid broke off his key inside the lock on his bike. Usually I would try to break the lock or chain (both very difficult). This time we already bought a new lock, nearly identical, and so I could inspect the mechanism. I found a way to pick with a clip from a pen. It worked after the first try, took me 2 seconds. Very rewarding!Brain wins from muscles. There is no lock, only if you're conforming to the rules. It seems you and junior outrun are involved in the International Day of Peace. That's nice. I did see that post: I had misread it as "International Day of Peas" (probably because of your commodities background?), and that made me LOL LOL Actually I used to build trading strategies for French cash peas markets in the old days ...