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Offline Dusty

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Re: Official Off-Topic Thread

Reply #630 on: September 04, 2008, 03:25:06 am
Chrome is pretty speedy, but watch out for Google's EULA!

Initially, by installing Chrome, the user pretty much gave Google permission to use anything that the user posted anywhere.

Google then said "Oops!" and things may be okay now?

In addition to that,
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Chrome's "Omnibar" can also access all keystrokes a user types, and Google will store some of this information along with IP addresses.

Having a browser do this is kind of creepy any way you look at it.
And people say Obama is the Anti-Christ! Google has more power than he ever will.

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Re: Official Off-Topic Thread

Reply #631 on: September 04, 2008, 04:57:51 am
Back on the lost strain of pixelation being noticed by the interwebs, saw ye olde bioshock image on a website my instructor was rifling through for reference and recognised it well enough to find it back later.

http://www.geekologie.com/mt/mt-search.cgi?search=pixelation&IncludeBlogs=1&IncludeBlogs=1

I'm kinda scared, really. Always considered Pixelation a back-of-the-woods underground hideaway oasiscabin.

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Re: Official Off-Topic Thread

Reply #632 on: September 04, 2008, 06:41:08 am
Well that is the same thing that was posted on BoingBoing. The internet is of a shortlived and fast viral nature. Any news posted on a site like BoingBoing will spread like a forestfire.

Just as an example of what this did: In August we had 130k visitors half of which happened between the 27th and 29th. The normal average per month lies around 50k.
There are no ugly colours, only ugly combinations of colours.

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Re: Official Off-Topic Thread

Reply #633 on: September 04, 2008, 09:54:08 pm
http://www.wayofthepixel.net/pixelation/index.php?topic=4265.0
petition to make FAQ get an avatar
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Re: Official Off-Topic Thread

Reply #634 on: September 04, 2008, 10:34:41 pm
Since "FAQ" is not a member anymore, getting an avatar for it would be useless.
Mainly because we wouldn't be able to access the profile to add it.

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Re: Official Off-Topic Thread

Reply #635 on: September 04, 2008, 10:36:31 pm
Snake's Revenge

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Re: Official Off-Topic Thread

Reply #636 on: September 04, 2008, 11:15:21 pm
Yeh, i accidentally deleted the FAQ member, but that would be fixable easily enough.
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Re: Official Off-Topic Thread

Reply #637 on: September 05, 2008, 12:15:25 am
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Chrome's "Omnibar" can also access all keystrokes a user types, and Google will store some of this information along with IP addresses.

Having a browser do this is kind of creepy any way you look at it.

you can disable it

I'm not that spoiled where I get all fussy about zoom, but I am patiently waiting for someone who's knowledgeable about this stuff to take the source and use nearest neighbor for zooming instead.  ;)

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Re: Official Off-Topic Thread

Reply #638 on: September 06, 2008, 09:56:15 am
took a flight from Helsinki,

Aw nuts I never figured you for a fellow Finn!  :-[ :)

PS love your deviations.
« Last Edit: September 06, 2008, 09:58:19 am by leroy »

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Re: Official Off-Topic Thread

Reply #639 on: September 06, 2008, 12:33:49 pm
Aw nuts I never figured you for a fellow Finn!  :-[ :)
PS love your deviations.

Thanks.

There are at least five Finns here that I know of: you, me, ter-o, huzba and SirSami.
« Last Edit: September 06, 2008, 12:35:21 pm by JJ Naas »