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Deputy Who Fatally Struck Cyclist While Answering Email Will Face No Charges

Andrewkov Re:yet if we did it (343 comments)

I heard his family got a bill for the damage to the police car..

10 hours ago

The Grumpy Programmer has Advice for Young Computer Workers (Video)

Andrewkov Re:Poetry? (119 comments)

A good number of IT people I know are either into photography or music, some are into both.

5 days ago

$75K Prosthetic Arm Is Bricked When Paired iPod Is Stolen

Andrewkov Re:Hmmm ... (194 comments)

If he would only read the manual, you only have to pull the thumb and bend the elbow for 3 seconds to put it in pairing mode.

about a week ago

Students From States With Faster Internet Tend To Have Higher Test Scores

Andrewkov Is there really a correlation? (175 comments)

Yeah, before the Internet, everybody had the same test scores across the board.

about two weeks ago

Airbus Patents Windowless Cockpit That Would Increase Pilots' Field of View

Andrewkov Re:And when the video feed dies... (468 comments)

Unless you have a BSOD, then you have to reach down and hit the reset button.

about 2 months ago

European Commission Spokesman: Google Removing Link Was "not a Good Judgement"

Andrewkov Re:So... (210 comments)

With no "right to be forgotten".

about 2 months ago

Unintended Consequences For Traffic Safety Feature

Andrewkov Re:Simple solution (579 comments)

You can put a grid over the light .. you can see through the grid when looking at it from straight on, but move a few degrees left or right and you can't see through it any more.

about a month ago

Google: Indie Musicians Must Join Streaming Service Or Be Removed

Andrewkov Re:Discovery of self-hosted videos (364 comments)

If I'm really interested in a band, I'll go to their website first. Usually they have links to their music and videos, it doesn't matter where they are actually hosted (Youtube, Vimeo, their own servers, etc).

Maybe it's just me, but I think of Youtube as having "unofficial" content, it wouldn't be the first place I look for a bands official content.

about 2 months ago

Britain Gets National .uk Web Address

Andrewkov Re:Dibbs (111 comments)

Crap, is already taken..

about 3 months ago

Google Unveils Self-Driving Car With No Steering Wheel

Andrewkov Re:No steering wheel? No deal. (583 comments)

A quick call to google's helpdesk is all that's needed to stop the car in an emergency.

about 3 months ago

Steve Ballmer In Talks To Buy Los Angeles Clippers

Andrewkov Re:skyrocket to the top (76 comments)

Ahh, new logo for the team shirts!!

about 3 months ago

Steve Ballmer In Talks To Buy Los Angeles Clippers

Andrewkov Chairs to throw... (76 comments)

There are a lot of chairs to throw in an NBA stadium..

Just sayin.

about 3 months ago

Professors: US "In Denial" Over Poor Maths Standards

Andrewkov Re:Professors poor in geography (688 comments)

A Canadian here. Agreed, we were taught the same thing in school.

And NAFTA, the North American Free Trade Agreement, involves Canada, US and Mexico.

about 3 months ago

Ask Slashdot: Can Star Wars Episode VII Be Saved?

Andrewkov Re:No (403 comments)

I heard they're replacing Jar Jar with Olaf the Snowman.

about 3 months ago

Ask Slashdot: Can Star Wars Episode VII Be Saved?

Andrewkov Re:You know... (403 comments)

Crunchy on the outside, soft on the inside!

about 3 months ago

7.1 Billion People, 7.1 Billion Mobile Phone Accounts Activated

Andrewkov Re:Sanity check (197 comments)

And some of those mobile phones end up in toilets .. and the user says the phone stopped working and possibly has "water damage", while not mentioning that whole toilet incident...

Not that I'm speaking from experience..

about 4 months ago

ACLU and EFF Endorse Weaker USA Freedom Act Passed By Committee

Andrewkov Re:Two things... (107 comments)

We are in a constant state of emergency due to the war on terror.

about 4 months ago

Yahoo Stops Honoring 'Do-Not-Track' Settings

Andrewkov Re:beta (300 comments)

Slashdot Stops Honoring 'No Beta' Settings.

There's a headline for ya..

about 3 months ago


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