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by aaronb1138
Fri Dec 22, 2017 3:50 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1931: "Virtual Assistant"
Replies: 27
Views: 7142

Re: 1931: "Virtual Assistant"

I just want my phone to be in a bad mood from time to time. "Ok, Google-" "What the actual fuck do you need from me that's soooo urgent that you can't just type?" This might be better than what I was thinking. I basically read the comic a second time in Patton Oswalt's voice in ...
by aaronb1138
Tue Nov 28, 2017 7:54 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1918: "NEXUS"
Replies: 25
Views: 5990

Re: 1918: "NEXUS"

Hopefully someone will add this to ExplainXKCD (edit: I just did), but there is another layer of nuance to this comic (Soupspoon vaguely mentioned it). It's #1918... and with the Cisco Nexus joke, RFC 1918 is often cited as a style of IPv4 addressing in a private network. RFC 1918 defines the subnet...
by aaronb1138
Tue Apr 03, 2012 7:41 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1037: "Umwelt"
Replies: 478
Views: 313889

Re: 1037(?): Umwelt

Just a little creepy Randall. Dallas just got hit by a few tornadoes... I live near where one touched down in Arlington. Hopefully no one is hurt.

I thought there was some rule about predictions always needing to be made at least 48 hours in advance.
by aaronb1138
Fri Aug 12, 2011 4:34 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0937: "TornadoGuard"
Replies: 62
Views: 25463

Re: 0937: TornadoGuard

This is exactly why at NewEgg I filter the 1's first then the 2's before going any farther.

If the 1's generally exceed about 10% and have roughly the same complaint without looking suspect, I skip it and find something else.
by aaronb1138
Thu Aug 11, 2011 8:49 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0936: "Password Strength"
Replies: 893
Views: 317737

Re: 0936: "Password Strength"

I don't understand all this talk of various automated and computerized password attacks. If we're talking about corporate america as a target the policies are based upon a relatively standardized ruleset based on a person's position and department. More common policies of which to be aware are as fo...

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