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Ask Slashdot: Handling Patented IP In a Job Interview?

Chad Smith DNA (224 comments)

The Supreme Court of the United States held that naturally occurring DNA within the human body cannot be patented

about two weeks ago

Password Security: Why the Horse Battery Staple Is Not Correct

Chad Smith Security through obscurity (549 comments)

Relying on a potential attacker's lack of knowledge as a means of security. It's not so much how strong a password is. If the password has to be entered in an obscure way. Require the user to enter a charter then wait 2 seconds etc.

about two weeks ago

China Bans "Human Flesh Searching"

Chad Smith Soylent green (109 comments)

Soylent green is people. Just sayin.

about three weeks ago

Will Windows 10 Finally Address OS Decay?

Chad Smith Best thing since ME (577 comments)

Windows ME was the first Windows operating system with the now-common System Restore feature, allowing you to "roll back" your computer to a previous date and hopefully remove any recent errors.

about a month ago

New Research Casts Doubt On the "10,000 Hour Rule" of Expertise

Chad Smith The 5 second rule (192 comments)

With the 5 second rule one does not need any practice when it comes to eating cookies.

about a month ago

Apple's "Warrant Canary" Has Died

Chad Smith Impeccable IOS 8 Security (236 comments)

But IOS 8 has advanced privacy features and not even Apple can access your device's data.

about a month and a half ago

33 Months In Prison For Recording a Movie In a Theater

Chad Smith The You Tube Cam (465 comments)

Why not build You Tube like content filtering into video recording devices. If a Camcorder records and detects 30 seconds or more of copyrighted material, the user is given a choice to delete all content or else.

about 2 months ago

City of London Police Take Down Proxy Service Over Piracy Concerns

Chad Smith Career opportunities The Clash (133 comments)

Do you wanna be, do you really wanna be a cop?

about 3 months ago

NASA Tests Microwave Space Drive

Chad Smith Captain Archer Pleez (201 comments)

It's not your father's Warp 5 engine.

about 3 months ago

Newly Discovered Virus Widespread in Human Gut

Chad Smith The Phage (100 comments)

Vidiians are going to be pissed.

about 3 months ago

Ask Slashdot: What Would You Do With Half a Rack of Server Space?

Chad Smith TOR Project (208 comments)

Donate to TOR

about 3 months ago

'Optical Fiber' Made Out of Thin Air

Chad Smith Real Genius (115 comments)

But can it vaporize a human target from space?

about 3 months ago

"Intelligent" Avatars Poised To Manage Airline Check-In

Chad Smith multipass (102 comments)

korben dallas multipass

about 3 months ago

Microsoft Takes Down Domains

Chad Smith net neutrality (495 comments)

In other news Microsoft has come out in support of preserving a free and open web

about 4 months ago

Teaching College Is No Longer a Middle Class Job

Chad Smith There are no more (538 comments)

Middle Class jobs. Too many golden parachutes being handed out to administrators.

about 4 months ago

Google Forks OpenSSL, Announces BoringSSL

Chad Smith Cannot Wait (128 comments)

For SameOldSSL and SSLYourWAY

about 4 months ago

Robbery Suspect Tracked By GPS and Killed

Chad Smith Blue or Red pill? (450 comments)

You take the blue pill - the story ends, you wake up in prison... You take the red pill - get tracked by GPS and Killed.

about 5 months ago

Did the Ignition Key Just Die?

Chad Smith No more push start? (865 comments)

As long as you can still pop the clutch with a dead battery.

about 6 months ago


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