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Human Language May Have Evolved To Help Our Ancestors Make Tools

Buchenskjoll Re:Living in water (154 comments)

That sounds right. I also think we have a gene that allows us, even urges us, to make stone tools. But in the aquatic ape, forced to swim with the stone tools, that gene was ... suppressed.

about two weeks ago
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Fields Medal Winner Manjul Bhargava On the Pythagorean Theorem Controversy

Buchenskjoll Re:Umm, no. (187 comments)

I'm a moron too. I can't see how your string method assures right angles? Please enlighten me.

about two weeks ago
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Study: 15 Per Cent of Business Cloud Users Have Been Hacked

Buchenskjoll Re:"Per Cent"? (72 comments)

Maybe Anonymous User is British? I consider SlashDot an international news site, not an American one. If you want to complain about language start with all jerks mixing up then and than.

about two weeks ago
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Researchers Accidentally Discover How To Turn Off Skin Aging Gene

Buchenskjoll Re:Anti-Aging is a Fraud Magnet (175 comments)

Das died in 2013."

So, the man who allegedly invented anti-aging has died? Talk about bad PR.

about a month ago
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AMD Offers a Performance Boost, Over 20 New Features With Catalyst Omega Drivers

Buchenskjoll Drop? (73 comments)

AMD just dropped its new Catalyst Omega driver package

Is this a new meaning of the word drop, that I was until now unaware of? To my ears it sounds like they're not releasing anything.

about a month and a half ago
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Heathrow Plane In Near Miss With Drone

Buchenskjoll Re:An unidentified drone (325 comments)

It's in England. A Ford truck would be unlikely. Oh, somehow it seems you predicted my posting....

about a month and a half ago
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How Astronomers Will Take the "Image of the Century": a Black Hole

Buchenskjoll Re:It's already been proven. (129 comments)

So, it's the Sagittarius A-hole?

about 2 months ago
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New Virus Means Deadlier Flu Season Is Possible

Buchenskjoll Re:open source (163 comments)

You do realize that his vaccine needs to be manufactured. It's not that they can't fix it, there just isn't time to manufacture a new vaccine.

about 2 months ago
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The Sony Pictures Hack Was Even Worse Than Everyone Thought

Buchenskjoll Re:Over what time interval? (528 comments)

Catch up with Moore's Law.

I'm trying to, I think I can manage in 18 months or so ...

about 2 months ago
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The Sony Pictures Hack Was Even Worse Than Everyone Thought

Buchenskjoll Re:... Everything? (528 comments)

Didn't he notice when you came back as a woman?

about 2 months ago
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How Astronomers Will Take the "Image of the Century": a Black Hole

Buchenskjoll Re:Red Dwarf question (129 comments)

They'll use flash.

about 2 months ago
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Australia Elaborates On a New Drift Model To Find MH370

Buchenskjoll Re:Amelia still lost (154 comments)

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

about a month 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 2 months 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 2 months 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 2 months 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 2 months ago

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