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In The Middle Of Nowhere

Life, universe and everything...
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The Life explained from Linux point of view

Posted 02-02-2010 at 09:30 AM by Web31337 (In The Middle Of Nowhere [edK's blog])
Updated 03-02-2010 at 08:14 PM by Web31337

Yet another portion of philosophy. If you are not interested, don't read or comment this entry.

Duplicated here.

Most of us wondering "what is Life? How to deal with it?" I will try to give you an answer on this topic.

I came back to these thoughs yesterday, when I was looking through Durian Open Movie project, a movie that is going to be done with Blender opensource rendering software....
Posted in etc, philosophy
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Violence in movies & books - how far is this going?

Posted 02-01-2010 at 03:30 PM by Web31337 (In The Middle Of Nowhere [edK's blog])
Updated 03-02-2010 at 08:14 PM by Web31337

I picked up the thread of these thoughts again today, while was watching at a progress of Durian Open Movie project.
Yesterday, 31 jan their team released a preview of one of a fight scenes should probably be in the final movie.

"LOL that is how it's going to be?" was my thought when I saw it. FEW other people on the comments page noticed the same thing I did there: excessive violence of a picture, which was meant to be much milder. I was disappointed by that. I know...
Posted in etc, philosophy
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In response to lockdown for "enemies"

Posted 01-28-2010 at 03:58 AM by Web31337 (In The Middle Of Nowhere [edK's blog])

25.01.2010 a biggest opensource projects hoster, denied access to certain countries, which are Cuba, Iran, North Korea, Sudan, and Syria(correct me if I missed some). They wrote it on their blog.
SF referred to US law, since this was made to follow it. But the way I see it is quite different.

What they actually did is made problems to legal users from these countries. And the ones that should (probably) be blocked will bypass it just by using proxy.
Posted in opensource, etc
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The moment you feel proud for your technics: my UPS

Posted 01-23-2010 at 10:36 PM by Web31337 (In The Middle Of Nowhere [edK's blog])

Currently it's 09:30 AM here(while i write this).
At 3 AM tonight we had a power off. In a large area in center of a city. My router uptime was saved by my UPS =)
I was silently playing HL ( can't I? ) and listening to music, and then WHOOPS... i thought at least the link won't go down but seems like one of critical routers was in this area. Usually we have a power offs less than 1 time per month, with a length of a few seconds or minutes. And usually link stays up since our ISPs router...
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"Hacker" term abuse

Posted 01-22-2010 at 12:02 PM by Web31337 (In The Middle Of Nowhere [edK's blog])
Updated 01-22-2010 at 12:03 PM by Web31337
Tags cracker, hacker

I blogged this note, to link to it, so I won't have to write the same things everytime.
If you were linked here, probably you failed to remember the actual meaning of word "hacker" (due to reading newspapers or watching news where stupids telling you a legends of script kiddies as of a legendary warriors) and you used it in a wrong context on LinuxQuestions.Org forums.

So here's your chance to fix that broken file on your heardrive.

Hacker will never...
Posted in etc, security
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