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We Are Running Out of Sand

DaveM753 Mass Media B.S. (264 comments)

That's all.

about a month and a half ago
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Microsoft Introduces Build Cadence Selection With Windows 10

DaveM753 Re:Does this work? (112 comments)

No. Windows is a dog.

about 2 months ago
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Researchers Scrambling To Build Ebola-Fighting Robots

DaveM753 Modern Monty Python (87 comments)

I can just see groups of robots slowly rolling down the cobblestone streets announcing, in typical monotoned robot-voice fashion, "BRING...OUT...YOUR...DEAD..."

Someday, children will sing songs about it. In the meantime, please get off my plane. TY.

about 2 months ago
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Favorite clickbait hook?

DaveM753 Re:Am I doing something right? (238 comments)

A good example of clickbait is a headline that intentionally withholds an important detail of what the article is about, while intentionally making you think it will apply to you.
An extreme example would be "Mass Murderers are Doing THIS to Hurt People Like You".

My favorite website for clickbait headlines is CNN.com. Here are some headlines I grabbed from them just now:

"Run this play, get a touchdown"

"He found this AFTER he finished his coffee"

"I'd have to do WHAT to eat that?"

"Stunned resident finds jellyfish in ..."

about 2 months ago
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Smart Gun Inspires Smart Mouse Authentification System

DaveM753 Re:uhhh (60 comments)

Authentification?

It's a perfectly cromulentificated word.

about 2 months ago
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FAA Scans the Internet For Drone Users; Sends Cease and Desist Letters

DaveM753 Re:dafuq are pecions? (222 comments)

Slashdot posters should run spell check, in my pecional opinion.

about 3 months ago
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NRC Analyst Calls To Close Diablo Canyon, CA's Last Remaining Nuclear Plant

DaveM753 Re:Plan? Nuclear Plan?!?!?!? (216 comments)

Maybe samzenpus prefers coffee over t?

about 4 months ago
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NRC Analyst Calls To Close Diablo Canyon, CA's Last Remaining Nuclear Plant

DaveM753 Oblig Simpsons Quote (216 comments)

Said closure would cast a great Homer Simpson quote into obscurity:

"Oh, Diablo Canyon 2, why can't you be more like Diablo Canyon 1?"

about 4 months ago
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Microsoft Considered Renaming Internet Explorer To Escape Its Reputation

DaveM753 A rose by any other name... (426 comments)

If it walks like MSIE,
talks like MSIE,
crashes head-first into a BSOD from malware-laden doom like MSIE,
...it's a duck.

about 4 months ago
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My degree of colorblindness:

DaveM753 Obig SImpsons quote (267 comments)

At the local copy center: Lisa: I'd like 25 copies on Goldenrod. Clerk: Right. Lisa: 25 on Canary. Clerk: Mmhmm. Lisa: 25 on Saffron. Clerk: All right. Lisa: And 25 on Paella. Clerk: Ok, 100 yellow.

about 4 months ago
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Microsoft's Olivier Bloch Explains Microsoft Open Source (Video)

DaveM753 Yeah, right (101 comments)

If it's Microsoft, it's a trap.

(Apologies to any fish-headed gents in the crowd.)

about 4 months ago
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NFL Players To Use Tablet Computers During Games

DaveM753 Re:... and Failure (107 comments)

There's got to be a joke about Palin/Alaska/Freezing/Microsoft in here somewhere...

about 5 months ago
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NFL Players To Use Tablet Computers During Games

DaveM753 One more reason to not watch NFL (107 comments)

Could this be the year for Surface on the tablet??

This is so putrid. During every game this year, viewers are going to see a few scripted moments where a bunch of players/coaches will be standing around with their tablets and the TV commentators will discuss how marvelous/innovative the Surface tablets are. But during the rest of the game, watch closely: along the sidelines you will very rarely see anyone using their tablets

At some point during the season, a referee will make a controversial ruling after reviewing a replay using a Surface tablet (again, scripted moment).

But that's okay. I'll be watching not-the-NFL.

about 5 months ago
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Three-Year Deal Nets Hulu Exclusive Rights To South Park

DaveM753 Re:Not worth it (138 comments)

Hulu's not Plus, they're just big-boned...

Seriously, same opinion here: I won't pay to watch commercials.

Trey and Matt: have fun with the money.
Hulu: screw you guys, I am going home...(or rather, to Netflix)

about 5 months ago
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I assume that my data stored online is ...

DaveM753 Re:Do I care? (191 comments)

> "...buy the fifth season of Hogan's heroes for a third time."

SCHULTZ!!

more than 2 years ago
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Other Tech the Senate Would Have Banned

DaveM753 Nothing else going on, apparently (264 comments)

We have 2 wars, 10-20% unemployment, poverty, bad health care system, etc. But let's deal with copyright infringement for the wealthy. Everything else can be fixed later.

more than 4 years ago

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