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HAARP Ionospheric Research Program Set To Continue

I don't want to spen Re:More Disinformation (112 comments)

Psunamis? Is that some form of wave power generation?

1 year,27 days
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Ask Slashdot: What Features Belong In a 'Smartwatch'?

I don't want to spen Motion tracking (322 comments)

If you have a watch and a smartphone that communicate, maybe get them to be aware of their relative positions to open up a new gesture interface? Eg. change volume by raising your hand, hold your hand to your ear to make a call (assuming speaker/ mike in the watch communicating with phone in your pocket) etc. Okay, so who wants to define the gestures for surfing porn ...

about a year and a half ago
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Icons That Don't Make Sense Anymore

I don't want to spen Re:Nothing new (713 comments)

You' re piping hot on this one! (steam kettles)

more than 2 years ago
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Designer Creates "Euthanasia Roller Coaster"

I don't want to spen ... An opening for him ... (409 comments)

Apparently Aperture Labs are considering offering him a job.

about 2 years ago
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LulzSec Target the Sun After Phone Hacking Scandal

I don't want to spen How the order was given ... (363 comments)

"Set the controls for the heart of the Sun ..."

more than 3 years ago
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SETI To Release Data To the Public

I don't want to spen Alien copyright (150 comments)

So if there is a signal and they've made it available to everyone on Earth, how much does that work out to in damages?

more than 4 years ago
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Why Are Digital Hearing Aids So Expensive?

I don't want to spen Why isn't there an app for this? (727 comments)

I may be being simplistic, but isn't most of the hardware required in phones and MP3 player these days? If you could have a bluetooth earpiece connected to a pocketsized device that does the processing for you most of the miniaturization issues are solved. It may be a step back from an all-in-one device, but most people have pockets full of gadgets these days anyway. So imagine a lapel mike, an iPod nano sized processor and a wireless earpiece - now it's a software problem. (Any programmers on Slashdot these days?)

Even if the software needed a professional set-up to calibrate for the individual surely this would drive the price down.

And think of the PR - all those people claiming MP3 players make you deaf - what if you made one that helped the deaf to hear?

Please, no jokes about the iEar or Google Cyborg.

more than 4 years ago
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New Hitchhiker's Guide Book "Not Very Funny"

I don't want to spen Re:stupid (410 comments)

That was Adams' real gift - it was his uniqueness being more unique that anyone else's. Anyone can be unique, but being more uniquely unique than anyone else needs a special talent.
If only everyone could be as unique as him. I think we should try to mimic this uniqueness, maybe teach it in large classrooms where everyone can learn by rote exactly what made it unique and reproduce it in a precisely quantified manner.

... and so on ...

about 5 years ago
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Favorite type of electical wall socket?

I don't want to spen Re:Really? (711 comments)

I liked the line in Wikipedia: This plug, commonly known as a "13-amp plug", is a large plug that has three rectangular prongs forming a triangle
Any ideas what other shapes three pins can form?

about 5 years ago
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District 9 Rises From the Ashes of Halo

I don't want to spen Re:Moon (207 comments)

I'm waiting for Mo2n

about 5 years ago
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Man Arrested For Taking Photo of Open ATM

I don't want to spen Simple observation (1232 comments)

Look, all we need to do to clear it up is get hold of the store's security camera footage ...

more than 5 years ago
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Angry Villagers Run Google Out of Town

I don't want to spen Re:Some way to take a stand (1188 comments)

And they have all these burglaries and think that police time is better spent chasing Google cars ...

more than 5 years ago
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Students Are Always Half Right In Pittsburgh

I don't want to spen Fix for this (881 comments)

You can do this and make the pass mark 75%. It makes no real difference, it just re-scales everything, and the students who get 50% won't understand anyway!

more than 5 years ago

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I don't want to spen I don't want to spen writes  |  more than 10 years ago No sigs - I don't smoke
If I want cutting edge, I'll buy a sword. If I want bleeding edge, I'll use it...
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I don't want to spen I don't want to spen writes  |  more than 11 years ago Oh I see. Where subject says This is required it doesn't mean This is required.

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