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  1. I invest all my money in pure, uncut Peruvian flake. So far the returns have been better than even the best-performing CDs.
  2. I liked the inventions of "Dr. J.S.Strauss" a lot more: Mind Reading Machine Time Machine Couldn't find a picture of the shrink ray.
  3. Fuck it. If they make a new network, we'll just have to hack that too.
  4. Most important is the thirst for knowledge and the initiative to figure things out for yourself instead of expecting to be hand-held and shown everything. To believe in yourself and your abilities, and to always look for practical ways to do things that most people would consider impossible. To solve bigger and more difficult problems and achieve bigger and better things. Another important value is the belief that human understanding can shift the balance of power towards the individual rather than impersonal, amoral capital-hungry organizations like governments, huge corporations, etc. To this end, hackers believe that information should not be restricted. People and organizations like corporate entities, ideological movements and governments often restrict important information for the sole reason of protecting their own interests and to oppress others who do not possess it. For this reason, hackers have no fear about exploring ideas that are popularly considered to be wrong or destructive. They are often drawn towards knowledge that is "forbidden" by society. Just because you know how to pick locks, that doesn't make you a burglar. Just because you know how to circumvent certain network security models, that doesn't make you a cyber-criminal. Every hacker must decide upon a system of ethics and his or her own moral path. "Knowledge Is Power", as the old saying goes and "Power Corrupts". For this reason, we must be prepared to take responsibility for our actions and choose our path carefully. We must all decide the ways in which we intend to use our knowledge, and understand the consequences of our actions. If you have power, are you going to use it to help and empower others, or are you going to cause problems and steal from other people? If you identify yourself as a "hacker", than any destructive actions you perform are going to reflect badly on the entire community. Every hacker must understand that if he or she chooses to do illegal activities, he or she will likely pay a heavy price for it sooner or later. Hackers must understand that the non-tech-savvy public have a general fear of their capabilities, so discretion is also an important issue to consider. The hacker must understand that bragging about his or her exploits, or even making the extent of his or her knowledge known to peers and superiors, can make others suspicious and may even undermine their trust in him or her. Hacker communities are very special and important for this reason. It's not everywhere that we can pick up new skills, share ideas and openly discuss our interests without boring or offending others or making them wary of us. It's important to realize that being a hacker means not only knowledge of computers and technology, but a more general understanding of the world around you. Computers and other digital technologies are only a very small sliver of the complex and fascinating world around us. There are many many problems to be solved in all aspects of life. Do not neglect the entire forest for the sake of a single leaf.
  5. 1337 hax0r 5ki11z y0

  6. OK I have a little project that requires a hex editor. I used to use UltraEdit back when it was free, and now they want $50 for it. I say fuck that, there have to be some good free ones still out there. I haven't used a hex editor in awhile, and I was wondering which ones you guys can recommend. PS: I'm not cracking video game ROMs or copy-protected software or anything like that.
  7. He must be a hacker if he has a computer with 2 monitors! I like how he moves the console window from one screen to the other, then back again. That's 1337.
  8. I like how he says, "I can just keep running this and there's nothing they can do to stop it... well, they can block my IP"
  9. Gaia Online
  10. If you're in an office, one of your co-workers might have brought in a trojan through sloppy or careless Internet use. We recently had that happen in our office. In our case, not only were our LAN server and several workstations compromised, but within a day of the initial infection/attack, a Web page was altered on our (off-site) Web host's server. A mysterious <iframe> tag had somehow been added to the index.html file, with the URL "mystabcounter.info". I Googled "mystabcounter.info" and got several pages warning about this marketing/ad company based around an Internet worm. It took me like 2 days to identify the problem. Turned out it was some variant of the Vundo trojan.
  11. I'd rather not use that myself. I keep a toothbrush instead by the computer for those times while waiting for tasks to occur. Spreading industrial waste (fluoride) on my teeth? Just pass the mouthwash and a clean toothbrush please. Industrial waste?!? LOL
  12. Right-click My Computer, then select Properties, click the Hardware tab, Device Manager button, then click the [+] next to Universal Serial Bus controllers (at the bottom of the list) and look for one named "USB2 Enhanced Host Controller" If it's there, then you have USB 2.0
  13. If any of you have used the Opera browser recently, you're no doubt aware of its new "Speed Dial" function, which allows you to assign your top 9 favorites to numbers, then access them instantly by pressing CTRL + their assigned number. Well, thanks to the tireless work ethic of the oh-so-generous OSS community, that functionality is now available for Firefox as well, via the extension "Showcase" Check it out: http://showcase.uworks.net/] You can view all your tabs as these thumbnails for easy selection, you can place the thumbnail page into its own tab, you can assign numerical values to 9 of your top favorite websites, then access them at any time by just pressing a 2 key combo. I think that's frickin' awesome.
  14. Shouldn't the US Government have better things to worry about than telling the world how to run the Internet? This is what happens when you have dipshits with the tech savvy of Sen. Ted Stevens on committee to decide the future of technology.
  15. D4t wuz r34lly, r34lly fuxx0r1ng st00p!dz. but funny