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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 a month and a half ago
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European Commission Spokesman: Google Removing Link Was "not a Good Judgement"

Andrewkov Re:So... (210 comments)

With no "right to be forgotten".

about a month and a half ago
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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 and a half ago
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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
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Britain Gets National .uk Web Address

Andrewkov Re:Dibbs (111 comments)

Crap, fc.uk is already taken..

about 2 months ago
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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
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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
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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
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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 2 months ago
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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
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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
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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 3 months ago
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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 3 months ago
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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 4 months ago
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44% of Twitter Users Have Never Tweeted

Andrewkov Re:Moste people (121 comments)

Yep, this has been true of every web service I've been involved with, all the way back to the BBS days. 90% of users are consumers and only about 10% actually contribute anything. Twitters numbers look pretty good, actually.

about 4 months ago
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Michael Bloomberg: You Can't Teach a Coal Miner To Code

Andrewkov Re:Ability to design and write software... (581 comments)

Sure you can teach a coal miner to code. For example:

A variable is like a bucket. A bucket that can hold different types of coal. You can glue several buckets together to hold several pieces of coal, this is called an array of buckets. Just remember the first bucket is called bucket number zero.

about 4 months ago
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Michael Bloomberg: You Can't Teach a Coal Miner To Code

Andrewkov Re:He's right! (581 comments)

Of course not all coal miners will want to be coders,
  but why can't you teach a coal miner to code?

I don't know why, but as I read that, I heard it in my head as a country song. You may have a hidden talent!

about 4 months ago

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