Beta
×

Welcome to the Slashdot Beta site -- learn more here. Use the link in the footer or click here to return to the Classic version of Slashdot.

Thank you!

Before you choose to head back to the Classic look of the site, we'd appreciate it if you share your thoughts on the Beta; your feedback is what drives our ongoing development.

Beta is different and we value you taking the time to try it out. Please take a look at the changes we've made in Beta and  learn more about it. Thanks for reading, and for making the site better!

Comments

top

Ask Slashdot: Dividing Digital Assets In Divorce?

Ced_Ex Re:I'm confused about the backups. (458 comments)

No.

Destroy everything leave nothing to your spouse. Divorces are never pretty.

Pyrrhic victory for the win!

more than 2 years ago
top

Modern Warfare 3 Released

Ced_Ex Re:The inevitable comparison, so let's get it over (201 comments)

These 14 y/o squeeky things I find online are the new hardcores and as much as it pains me to say it... they're better.

It's these squeeky voices that reaffirm to me that they are better when I hear screams of, "Oh God YOU SUCK! Get off my team you NOOB!!!"

There was a time I remember I could say that, but now it's... "Oh Karma, you really didn't forget about me... and yes, you are a bitch!"

more than 2 years ago
top

Graphene Creates Electricity When Struck By Light

Ced_Ex Re:Where's Billy Mays? (132 comments)

I would have paid good money to see Billy Mays launch the latest Apple iWhatever product.

"Billy Mays said what?! I'll buy 4!!"

about 3 years ago
top

Graphene Creates Electricity When Struck By Light

Ced_Ex Re:Shilling is also a currency, you know (132 comments)

Looks like once taco left the bitcoin shilling fell away.

How many shillings in a bitcoin?

Approximately 4 bacon strips worth, or 2.63 football fields when converting units.

about 3 years ago
top

US Military Moving Closer To Automated Killing

Ced_Ex Re:Better computers than humans (472 comments)

The only thing is that no country besides the US seems to be very good at developing new military tech these days - but the US always wants to stay ahead of the game.

I wouldn't say that the US is the only country to be very good, it's just that other countries don't pour as much money into the research as the US does.

When the defence spending of the US is equal to the next 22 countries' spending on defence combined, it shouldn't be much of a surprise that the US is in the lead.

more than 3 years ago
top

Publicly Shaming Laptop Thieves Catches Bystanders in the Crossfire

Ced_Ex Re:Pics (372 comments)

You want pics of a 52 year old school teacher?

more than 3 years ago
top

Collar-Bomber Tracked By Gmail Accesses

Ced_Ex Re:Best advice not to get caught (119 comments)

Have them put the unmarked bills into a waterproof duffel bag. Have them put the said duffel bag into a small airplane with a route flying over very inhospitable country. As they fly the route, you are on the ground and radio them to toss it out of the plane with a parachute. Collect bag and make your escape, or hide the bag and come back for it later.

more than 3 years ago
top

How To Steal ATM PINs With a Thermal Camera

Ced_Ex Re:Touch typing defense (157 comments)

What about all the other number keys you end up pressing when you define how much money you're depositing or withdrawing?

All this is making the simple task of stealing so complicated. Gypsy kids just hang around the ATM, wait for the withdraw screen to show up, run in, quickly press the auto denomination of the highest value and wait for the money to start spitting out before they grab and dash. Thermal cameras have got nothing on those kids.

more than 3 years ago
top

Valve's Team Fortress 2 Goes Free-To-Play

Ced_Ex Re:Free to play accounts are limited (195 comments)

However, you can add $5 to your Steam wallet, buy a Rocket Jumper for $0.99 and have $3.99 left to spend on Steam daily sale games.

$5 - $0.99 = $3.99?

I believe Steam approves of your arithmetic.

He had to subtract his 2 cents for his thoughts.

more than 3 years ago
top

Man Creates Open Source Flashlight

Ced_Ex Re:Good Idea (172 comments)

How about a portable strobe light (dim the power from 500 lumens and select your own flash rate)? You can also use it for stop motion analysis, or for some interesting photography effects. Program SOS Morse code into it and see who shows up? Get a few of them, set random blink rates, put them on a remote control helicopter, and go have some fun with the UFO enthusiasts?

It's a bright flashlight that can be used to blind an attacker at night, plus it fits into your hand in case you need to hit back (similar to holding a roll of quarters, but more useful).

I think the idea is to see what programs or uses people can come up with for an easy to program high powered flashlight.

I think there should be a setting to induce photosensitive epilepsy.

All I would need is 4 settings, high, low, blinky, and seizure induction.

more than 3 years ago
top

NASA Banned From Working With China

Ced_Ex Re:ha ha ha (284 comments)

I'd like to note that the Chinese are accustomed to living below their means and can adapt to disruption far better than the US economy.

more than 3 years ago
top

High Schoolers Push Down Price of Near-Space Photography

Ced_Ex Boom chicka chicka "Server is down", boom chicka.. (88 comments)

I saw the site for a second... and boom... server goes down.

Tis' better to have looked and lost than to have never looked before.

more than 3 years ago
top

Flash On Android Fails To Impress

Ced_Ex Re:Were Apple right? (436 comments)

The annoying part is when you want to see a video that mandates ads before you get to watch, there's no filter that allows the video to be played while blocking the ad that precedes it. I know some news sites are setup this way.

more than 3 years ago
top

Why Paywalls Are Good, But NYT's Is Flawed

Ced_Ex Re:Screw the "business" reasons! (256 comments)

It's more profitable to be surrounded by idiots who are willing to part with their money.

"There's a sucker born every minute." - a statement on how to make profit.

more than 3 years ago
top

Tractor Beams Are Getting Closer (Sort of)

Ced_Ex Re:What's next? (70 comments)

Toss them into the microwave, they warp just fine.

more than 3 years ago

Submissions

Ced_Ex hasn't submitted any stories.

Journals

Ced_Ex has no journal entries.

Slashdot Login

Need an Account?

Forgot your password?