Monthly Archives: October 2012

The many uses of cognitive dissonance

Believing in a “God” and taunting science all the while using technology based on the very same science to proclaim one’s faith and many more profane tasks … Believing in Saddam Hussein’s involvement in 9/11 and WMD in Iraq before … Continue reading

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The Guardian article: Texas attorney general threatens to arrest monitors observing US election

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“Does the Romney family now own your e-vote?”

Sneaky – this reeks of manipulation indeed. Especially in the light of the Kerry/Bush election where Kerry lost 300,000 votes overnight. On the bright side Michael Bloomberg, mayor of NYC and billionaire, launched a Super PAC to support inter-partisan policies … Continue reading

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The abuse of (automated) abuse reports

Abuse reports abound. So do false positives in antivirus (AV) products. Worst of all, false positives in AV products spread within the industry, reports (and corrective action) about them don’t. Try to get rid of a false positive that affects … Continue reading

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“Religion akzeptieren, nicht provozieren”

… sah man als Aufschrift auf Plakaten protestierender Moslems mit Kopftüchern. Definitiv nicht! Religion kann und sollte man tolerieren. Akzeptieren oder gar respektieren muß und sollte man sie jedoch nicht. // Oliver

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“I refuse to prove that I exist,” says God, “for proof denies faith, and without faith I am nothing.” “But,” says Man, “the Babel fish is a dead giveaway isn’t it? It could not have evolved by chance. It proves … Continue reading

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Interesting recent article by Hugh Hefner

Sexual Freedom

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Da spürt man direkt die “Nächstenliebe”

Nicht daß ich Dirk Bach irgendwie besonders gemocht hätte, viele waren aber nunmal seine Fans, eine Berichterstattung zu seinem Tod geht also völlig in Ordnung. Auch wenn er mit Loriot bspw. nicht vergleichbar war. Und ja, ab und an hat … Continue reading

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21 Pictures That Will Restore Your Faith In Humanity

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Rather balanced

Mercurial vs Git: Why Mercurial? Git vs Mercurial: Why Git? And more goodness follows here.

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Once again updated: looklink

As already in the past, I updated looklink again. This time it received two command line options, –verbose and –nologo and the CReparsePoint class was overhauled. One issue was fixed. CReparsePoint would behave improperly when being passed the current directory … Continue reading

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