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Is Germany Raising a Generation of Illiterates?

Dareth Other semi-classic example (431 comments)

I saw a boy in a yellow shirt with a telescope.

Now tell me if it can be determined, with or without the addition of punctuation, if the person speaking was using a telescope and saw a boy in a yellow shirt or if saw a boy in a yellow shirt holding a telescope.

5 days ago
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How Cochlear Implants Are Being Blamed For Killing Deaf Culture

Dareth Missing the point (509 comments)

Once implants get better than actual hearing, the rest of us will be the new "deaf" and we get to inherit the culture.

I got titanium and bone grafts, so doesn't matter if the machines or the zombies rise up, I am already a Zomborg!

about two weeks ago
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Mozilla CEO Firestorm Likely Violated California Law

Dareth You are going off the plane.... (1112 comments)

You are going off the plane....you have a golden parachute in one hand and your lawyer's number in the other... which one you going to use?

Choose your own CEO adventure!

about two weeks ago
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Online Skim Reading Is Taking Over the Human Brain

Dareth Stop joking... (224 comments)

My company approved some technical training. So now I am watching the Ukraine news waiting for WW3 to breakout before I get to go!

about two weeks ago
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Smart Car Tipping Trending In San Francisco

Dareth Easy Mater! (371 comments)

Easy Mater! Don't go giving them kids ideas about messing with cows. Unlike hipsters, they will fight back.

about two weeks ago
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Canonical Shutting Down Ubuntu One File Services

Dareth I created an online service... (161 comments)

I created an online service to show everyone else what I chose to use:

Because every time I choose something it dies a horrible death.

My LS-120 Drive
My barely Pre-HD Digital Camcorder

So just don't choose what I choose and you will be fine.

Oh and that service, yeah they closed that down to, so never mind.

about two weeks ago
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Judge Overrules Samsung Objection To Jury Instructional Video

Dareth If you paid extra.... (232 comments)

If you paid extra....the streaks could come in other colors.

about three weeks ago
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Intel Upgrades MinnowBoard: Baytrail CPU, Nearly Halves Price To $99

Dareth Do what you want to Servo... (92 comments)

Do what you want to Servo...never liked that guy anyway, but you better leave Crow alone!

about three weeks ago
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Contact Lenses With Infrared Vision?

Dareth Give me Predator Vision! (99 comments)

Give me Predator Vision! This would totally rock, but would prefer light weight glasses instead of contact lenses.

about three weeks ago
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Hacking Charisma

Dareth Social Interaction Guide for the Geek/Engineer (242 comments)

Tuck your most recent pay stub in your front pocket with the company logo showing.
Go to any bar in your area with a large number of people.
Buy alcohol.

That is all you have to do.

about three weeks ago
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Hacking Charisma

Dareth In the elven forest... (242 comments)

In the elven forest... the half-elven warrior mage princess plays you!

about three weeks ago
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Ask Slashdot: What Do You Consider Elegant Code?

Dareth Re:Not elegant at all (373 comments)

Could be worse. Often you see:

if (b = ) return true; else return false;

Where = is assignment.

about three weeks ago
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Google Glass Signs Deal With Ray Ban's Parent Company

Dareth Excel for the win (125 comments)

I knew people in the "real world" use Excel for a database. I did not know they used them for professional document editing too. Thanks for clearing that up.

about three weeks ago
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Adam Carolla Joins Fight Against Podcast Patent Troll

Dareth Sssshhhhhh.... (126 comments)

Quiet, do not insult the USPTO overlords. They might decide software patches are "episodic content".

No more patching games after the fact without paying the trolls then!

about three weeks ago
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Neil Young's "Righteous" Pono Music Startup Raises $1 Million With Kickstarter

Dareth Something tells me.... (413 comments)

Something tells me....he is going to catch a ton of flac over this.

about a month ago
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Monster Hypergiant Star Discovered

Dareth If you stare at a double sun... (94 comments)

If you stare at a double sun...do you go blind in both eyes or just one eye twice as fast?

about a month ago
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Bringing Speed Reading To the Web

Dareth What really ticks me off ... (47 comments)

What really ticks me off is when the ads work but the damn main video is "broken and unavailable".

about a month ago
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Neil Young's "Righteous" Pono Music Startup Raises $1 Million With Kickstarter

Dareth Monster Cable Pono Edition (413 comments)

With diamond dust (*May or may not actually contain dust from real diamonds) glazed gold connectors.

about a month ago

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Where are the low level programming jobs?

Dareth Dareth writes  |  about 6 years ago

Dareth (47614) writes "It is very common when seeking career advice on Slashdot, and most other tech sites, to be told one should specialize and narrow their focus down to a small niche. The course I had on x86 assembler in college was an interesting class. I noticed that many of my peers seemed to just suffer their way through the course while to me it was just another computer language. Is this a viable niche to build a career in? What skills are needed to break into this field? How would someone prepare for such a career? Where are the low level programming jobs?"

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