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Australia Elaborates On a New Drift Model To Find MH370

Buchenskjoll Re:Amelia still lost (94 comments)

She would be 117 - those are the very, very late 90's...

6 hours ago
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Millions of Spiders Seen In Mass Dispersal Event In Nova Scotia

Buchenskjoll Re:Cricket pitch (81 comments)

At least now we know that cricket makes them take off, and that's no mystery at all!

about a week ago
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A Worm's Mind In a Lego Body

Buchenskjoll Re:Of course it scales (200 comments)

Argghhh, George, not Gearge. There goes the joke...

about two weeks ago
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A Worm's Mind In a Lego Body

Buchenskjoll Re:Of course it scales (200 comments)

Yes, it scales. They are currently working on Gearge W. Bush. It's only a small step up from the nematode...

about two weeks ago
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Denmark Faces a Tricky Transition To 100 Percent Renewable Energy

Buchenskjoll Re:Are renewable energy generators up to task ? (488 comments)

This source (http://www.abaka.dk/energi/solceller/index.htm) says 130 KWH /m2/year, which I guess is not to far from your estimate.

about two weeks ago
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Denmark Faces a Tricky Transition To 100 Percent Renewable Energy

Buchenskjoll Re:Hydrolysis (488 comments)

Since when is nuclear power renewable energy? It's not fossil, but it still requires some fuel.

about two weeks ago
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Elon Musk Warns Against Unleashing Artificial Intelligence "Demon"

Buchenskjoll An old saying... (583 comments)

Artificial Intelligence is no match for natural stupidity.

about 1 month ago
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Maps Suggest Marco Polo May Have "Discovered" America

Buchenskjoll Re:And then... (276 comments)

It must have been his German father Vater Polo.

about 2 months ago
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David Cameron Says Brits Should Be Taught Imperial Measures

Buchenskjoll Re:FP? (942 comments)

I think you meant to write: Actually, smart arse, it can be either, you can be 18 stone or 18 stones, if you're going to try to act clever make sure you're correct! From the wikipedia article https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/...: The correct plural form of stone in this context is stone (as in, "11 stone" or "12 stone 6 pounds");

about 2 months ago
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David Cameron Says Brits Should Be Taught Imperial Measures

Buchenskjoll Re:Old git speaking here... (942 comments)

Remember that imperial measures were based on relationships with the human body and other natural features

If that was true, the English inch would have been called penis...

about 2 months ago
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David Cameron Says Brits Should Be Taught Imperial Measures

Buchenskjoll Re:FP? (942 comments)

Using metric everywhere makes perfect sense. And even though you're so in love with imperial units, you don't get the plural right. When used about human weight it's "stone", not "stones". And by the way, I never met a man that weighed 60 kg, you need 3 figures.... Your imperial units are no good here, jedi.

about 2 months ago
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Apple Sells More Than 10 Million New iPhones In First 3 Days

Buchenskjoll Re:Apple sheeple... (206 comments)

Oh, come on, let's get rid of the Apple sheeple name calling. Let's call them Applemmings...

about 2 months ago
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Ask Slashdot: Remote Support For Disconnected, Computer-Illiterate Relatives

Buchenskjoll Re:Dial up can still access gmail (334 comments)

If you where tempted to post intimate pictures you found on someones account publicly, you're no whitehat, you're an asshat.

about 2 months ago
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Fish Raised On Land Give Clues To How Early Animals Left the Seas

Buchenskjoll Re:Well color me surprised! (62 comments)

The Danish expression for tax evader is "tax eel", so maybe it's possible...

about 3 months ago
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Statistics Losing Ground To CS, Losing Image Among Students

Buchenskjoll CS is innocent... (115 comments)

I think the problem is that statisticians have small, unconnected habitats and overly complex mating rituals.

about 3 months ago
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Alleged Massive Account and Password Seizure By Russian Group

Buchenskjoll Re:Are the /. accounts affected ? (126 comments)

I think the Anonymous Coward account is compromised. Look over his posts, it's mostly complete crap.

about 4 months ago
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Why Morgan Stanley Is Betting That Tesla Will Kill Your Power Company

Buchenskjoll Re:Load of Horse Shit (502 comments)

I have a modern thermostat and I set the low point to 72 degrees and the high point to 76 degrees and let the system figure out how to keep the house in that range.

Is that Fahrenheit or do you live an a sauna?

about 4 months ago
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More Quantum Strangeness: Particles Separated From Their Properties

Buchenskjoll Re:Quantum mechanics is real, like it or not. (144 comments)

It doesn't just apply to atoms and electrons, but to rocks, people, and planets.

Are you saying I can enter two slits at the same time?

about 4 months ago
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Metamason: Revolutionizing CPAP Masks With 3D Scanning and 3D Printing

Buchenskjoll Re:Seems logical... (59 comments)

There is prior art. My company has been scanning ears and printing hearing instrument shells for at least ten years.

about 4 months ago

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