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David Cameron Says Brits Should Be Taught Imperial Measures

Exitar Scotland (942 comments)

Scotland had a chance to run away from that madness but they missed it.

about three weeks ago

Why the iPhone 6 Has the Same Base Memory As the iPhone 5

Exitar Easy (264 comments)

An expanded memory will be the new wonderful feature of the iPhone 7 that all the world was expecting.

about 1 month ago

Why Atheists Need Captain Kirk

Exitar Re:Great idea! Let's alienate Science even more! (937 comments)

If bigot Yankees wouldn't have started to teach Creationism at school, or open the Creation Museum, or all the bizarre stuff I periodically read about religion in the US, maybe atheists would not have felt the need to "fight back" in that way...

about a month ago

Scientists Sequence Coffee Genome, Ponder Genetic Modification

Exitar Re:Huh? (167 comments)

I think that with "in this day and age" they mean "we cannot wait the long times needed by artificial selection".
That is, you can have a new coffe that "endure drought, disease and pests, with the added benefit of enhancing flavor and caffeine levels" with natural selection maybe in 100 years, or with genetic tampering in 10.

about a month and a half ago

How Gygax Lost Control of TSR and D&D

Exitar Re:5thed is irrelevant. (183 comments)

Yeah sure, and nobody plays World of Warcraft or eat at McDonald's anymore...

about 3 months ago

Microsoft CEO To Slash 18,000 Jobs, 12,500 From Nokia To Go

Exitar Re:Nokia sure has bad luck (383 comments)

Nokia can only blame itself for letting Elop become their CEO years ago.

about 3 months ago

The Pentagon's $399 Billion Plane To Nowhere

Exitar Re:More F-35 Hate (364 comments)

Sorry, but with all the F-35 problems, your comment just seem astroturfing to me.

about 3 months ago

Study: People Would Rather Be Shocked Than Be Alone With Their Thoughts

Exitar Two words (333 comments)

Facebook generation.

about 4 months ago

Did Russia Trick Snowden Into Going To Moscow?

Exitar Re:Plot Twist (346 comments)

Even better:
Snowden isn't working for the NSA, but the NSA let him get wrong informations and managed to have him flee to Russia to feed them misinformation.

about 4 months ago

UK May Kill the EU's Net Neutrality Law

Exitar Just kick them from EU (341 comments)

They will be glad to join US.

about 5 months ago

Ask Slashdot: Linux For Grandma?

Exitar Re:Do you really need to change to Linux? (287 comments)

Dude, is grandma we're talking about, not a guy spending most of his time watching porn sites.
Get her an updated antivirus and a firewall and she'll be safe while browsing for cakes recipes.

about 7 months ago

One In Ten Americans Thinks HTML Is a Type of Sexually Transmitted Infection

Exitar Re:Those who have used it (255 comments)

And they even missed the sex part!

about 8 months ago

Blizzard To Sell Level 90 WoW Characters For $60

Exitar Re:Wut? (253 comments)

Do you mean that killing thousands of rats is an accomplishment?

about 8 months ago

Why Snapchat and Its Ilk Face a Revenue Conundrum

Exitar Re:They simply... (104 comments)

Or even better they should have taken the offered cash and retired to a tropical island.

about 10 months ago

Employee Morale Is Suffering At the NSA

Exitar Re:problem is (841 comments)

Especially since they were spying leaders all around the world, and that seems hardly related to terrorism prevention.
Or did they actually believe that Angela Merkel could have wanted to place a weapon of mass destruction in New York subway system?

about 10 months ago

The Desktop Is Dead, Long Live the Desktop!

Exitar The final device (453 comments)

"'The mainframe bows to the minicomputer. The minicomputer bows to the personal computer. The personal computer bows to the tablet and smart phone. It seems as if these will soon bow to the smart watch or smart glasses"

In the end we will have a device with no screen and a single button: "Like".

about a year ago

No Shirt, No Shoes, No Service — and No Google Glass, Either

Exitar Re:Amazing (845 comments)

I don't think Luddites means what you think it means.

about a year ago

No Shirt, No Shoes, No Service — and No Google Glass, Either

Exitar Re:just leave (845 comments)

Personally I'd give it a good review.

about a year ago


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