top At my current workplace, I've outlasted ...
15 years here...it's two hostile takeovers and subsequent company name changes later, but the seniority stays, happily..
top Ask Slashdot: What Online News Is Worth Paying For?
I would love to use DuckDuckGo as a Google replacement,just on general principle...
Unfortunately it's not a very good search engine
top Prince of Persia Level Editor 'Apoplexy' Reaches 2.0
I have fond memories of spending several months on one of the last bits of the DOS version...I'd managed to get to the top of a fairly huge tower but failed to realize that I had to take small steps to cross an invisible bridge instead of jumping a chasm...
Or something like that, mainly I remember swearing and restarting a lot...
top Social Media Is a New Vector For Mass Psychogenic Illness
Psychiatrists identify social media as new source of revenue..
top Belgian Media Group Demanding Copyright Levy for Internet Access
shame if anything were to happen to it..
about a year and a half ago
top What's Holding Back 3-D Printing
Basically, what most people want is to be able to take a photo with their Iphone and then press the print button. Anything more complex than that just makes their brain hurt.
top Linux and Android MMO Launches Kickstarter To Support Gameplay Expansion
I've been playing VO from Europe (Denmark) for 5 years, my ping's been around 140 pretty consistently, no lag at all. Could be network issues closer to home ?
top On Nov. 22, 2012, I expect to be ...
Well.....too much vacation time can be a problem, too.
I have 6 weeks paid vacation every year, but sometimes I only manage 5 and have to transfer a week to the next year..
The paperwork involved can be a bitch
top Ask Slashdot: How To Make a DVD-Rental Store More Relevant?
Or burn the place down for the insurance..
top Amazon Payment Adds "No Class Action" Language To Terms of Service
It may be legal in the U.S, but I'm almost 100% certain it isn't in this part of the world (Denmark, and probably the rest of Scandinavia).
top Ask Slashdot: How To Catch Photoshop Plagiarism?
And not the file itself.
Closest match gets the highest grade..
top Color-Screen TI-84 Plus Calculator Leaked
Well, my HP 28C still works perfecly after about a quarter century of daily use, so I wouldn't be too worried..
top 17th Century Microscope Book Is Now Freely Readable
Surely that's been on Project Gutenberg for years and years?
top Ask Slashdot: Why Does Wireless Gear Degrade Over Time?
As your wifi ages, you pick up more and more freeloaders which slow down your net. When you replace your equipment, the freeloaders get booted off and have to rejoin. Hence the temporary speed increase. Duh!
top Scientists Match Dream Images To Photos
It'd probably leave you open to all sorts of copyright violation charges. For instance from Playboy inc., as well as several makers of small household appliances. Or maybe that's just me..
top The Tech Behind Felix Baumgartner's Stratospheric Skydive
Shouldn't the tech fall at exactly the same speed ?
top Australian Government Censors Draft Snooping Laws
When they get elected?
top PETA To Launch Pornography Website
Could a revival of alt.sex.bestiality.hamster.duct-tape be far behind?
top Study Compares IQ With Browser Choice
Most likely, most of your calls are to people who simply don't care what browser, office suite, or mail program they have installed as long as it does more or less what they want it to. They consider a pc a home appliance and probably spend as much time thinking about patches, security and upgrades as they do about proper vacuum cleaner maintenance.
Not a question if IQ, just priorities.
That said, anybody caught sending cash to a member of the Nigerian royal family probably shouldn't be allowed to breed...
top Harvard's Privacy Meltdown
Some people of roughly the same generation as Zuckerberg, operating in the same academic environment, turned out to have roughly the same attitude towards privacy.
Can't be arsed to google for the exact MZ quote, but somebody undoubtedly will.
Oh and it your stuff is so private why are you posting on FB et.c.....
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