Oracle Seeking Community Feedback on Java 8 EE Plans
Put fewer security holes in it. Maybe just one or two.
A Math Test That's Rotten To the Common Core
Question 1: You see 5 pennies, the total in the cup is 6, so the missing part is 1 (penny). How hard can that possibly be?
If you see five, and there are six more in the cup, then the total is eleven. If only one is missing, then which one?
The answer isn't listed. Whether there are 11 or 6, they're all accounted for so 0 coins are missing. (Assuming they're coins)
SCOTUS Says DNA Collection Permissible After Arrest
If search warrants are handed out like toilet paper and your DNA isn't protected, what's left?
Overconfidence: Why You Suck At Making Development Time Estimates
Projects that are simple at a high level can consist of several parts and each of those parts might require many small tasks and each small task may require other tasks. Yak Shaving It's like playing a quest in World of Warcraft.
Geomapping Racism With Twitter
Their definition of racism is limited. Why didn't they include the phrase "old white men" in their search? It comes up about every 5 minutes on twitter.
NASA Scientist: Heat Waves Really Are From Global Warming
What happened in 1980 to cause the climate to change?
$60 Light Bulb Debuts On Earth Day
Same. $3 per year is reasonable to save on energy costs. Unfortunately my "7-year" CFL bulbs died in 1 - 2 years.
Florida Thinks Their Students Are Too Stupid To Know the Right Answers
Multiple choice questions are invalid. Students select the answer they were predetermined to choose by the big bang.
Ask Slashdot: What Are Your Tips For Working From Home?
Agreed. Distractions are the biggest problem. Stay away from the TV. When work gets tough, even the most boring TV show can be tempting. Stay off of youtube as well.
Mozilla Releases Rust 0.1
Does the designer of the language have facial hair? No point in learning it if he doesn't. (And if it's a woman and she's not the bearded lady, forget it.) http://blogs.microsoft.co.il/blogs/tamir/archive/2008/04/28/computer-languages-and-facial-hair-take-two.aspx
Israeli Spyware Sold To Iran
Stuxnet 2.0 bundled free.
IEA Warns of Irreversible Climate Change In 5 Years
Global warming? I'm still waiting for the ozone hole to kill us. That was supposed to happen almost 12 years ago.
Rob "CmdrTaco" Malda Resigns From Slashdot
Sorry, I missed it. How did you eventually remove the virus?
S&P's $2 Trillion Math Mistake
Exactly. To eliminate the trillion dollar deficit with taxes, the average family would have to pay an extra $10,000 every year and there is no guarantee that spending won't simply increase along with the taxes like it has before. The only solution is for the government to live within its means.
Solar Energy Is the Fastest Growing Industry In the US
More like a measure of inefficiency. Reminds me of the broken glass fallacy
HTC Is Paying Microsoft $5 For Every Android Phone
Ubisoft Launches Movie Studio To Make Movies of Its Games
Load an existing script from the same genre into a word processor (or just use an Alien script)
Search and replace character names
Refine a bit
Film the movie
Wonder why it failed
Japan Reluctant To Disclose Drone Footage of Fukushima Plant
If you close your eyes, the problem will go away.
Canadian Songwriters Propose $10/mo Internet Fee
Add another $20 for photographers and artists.
Top Student Charged With Fixing Grades For Cash
>>>Turn it up to 11
DEFCON goes from 5 (all clear) to 1 (nuclear extinction). Cmon. Haven't you ever watched Stargate or those old Cold war movies? ;-)
That may have been a Spinal Tap reference. http://youtu.be/UeOXsA8sp_E