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Chemists Build First "Buckyball" Made of Boron

JaneTheIgnorantSlut Re:Boron? (39 comments)

Yum! Bacon!

about three weeks ago
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Police Recording Confirms NYPD Flew At a Drone and Never Feared Crashing

JaneTheIgnorantSlut Lights and Siren? (310 comments)

I hope the helicopter had those operating. That would make everything legal.

about three weeks ago
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Is K-12 CS Education the Next Common Core?

JaneTheIgnorantSlut Re:I hope not. (113 comments)

Actually, 2+2=5 is correct for large values of 2.

about a month ago
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LinkedIn Spam Lawsuit Can Continue

JaneTheIgnorantSlut Re:they become aggresive... (50 comments)

I get similar recommendations from time to time. Not from close friends but rather from former coworkers that I was not close to. Considering that I retired almost two years ago, they are most certainly spam.

about a month and a half ago
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Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution Loses Deep Sea Vehicle

JaneTheIgnorantSlut Re:One stone, two birds (93 comments)

First MH370 in the Indian Ocean, then this one off New Zealand. Clearly Godzilla is heading into the Pacific.

about 3 months ago
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Ask Slashdot: Which VHS Player To Buy?

JaneTheIgnorantSlut Re:Send them out (201 comments)

Must be nice to be part of the 1%.

It is.

about 3 months ago
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Ask Slashdot: Which VHS Player To Buy?

JaneTheIgnorantSlut Send them out (201 comments)

I had some VHS tapes converted to DVD at Walmart. Cost was about $20 for 2 tapes. Took about a week. Results are quite good, considering the VHS tapes were made from old 8mm movies going back to the late 40's. At the time I looked at doing it myself, but decided my time was worth more than $20.

about 3 months ago
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Sophos Anti-Virus Update Identifies Sophos Code As Malware

JaneTheIgnorantSlut Re:99.999% (245 comments)

You probably are thinking of "Sappho"

about 2 years ago
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Aussie Tax Office Wants Phone Tapping, Data Retention

JaneTheIgnorantSlut Re:Wire tapping (46 comments)

Just ask Al Capone.

about 2 years ago
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KegDroid: Combining Arduino, Android, and NFC to Dispense Beer

JaneTheIgnorantSlut Re:did similar (48 comments)

Nice, but there is a call for you, a lawyer for George Lucas.

more than 2 years ago
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Alan Turing Papers On Code Breaking Released By GCHQ

JaneTheIgnorantSlut Re:No direct links in the TFA (78 comments)

Turing is probably spinning in his grave trying to decode the meaning of the words "available" and "public" in the archive's announcements.

more than 2 years ago
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FBI Says Smart Meter Hacks Are Likely To Spread

JaneTheIgnorantSlut Re:No fraud checking? (189 comments)

Except that it involves the internet somehow, and therefore it's patentable.

FTFY

more than 2 years ago
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Tennessee Passes Bill That Allows "Teaching the Controversy" of Evolution

JaneTheIgnorantSlut Re:There's Your Problem Right There (1108 comments)

Don't you mean "sun is the center of our solar system"?

more than 2 years ago
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DARPA Funding a $50 Drone-Droppable Spy Computer

JaneTheIgnorantSlut Thumb drives (86 comments)

Why not just drop $1.00 thumb drives loaded with spying software? 95% of the folks that find them will simply plug them into their computers (home or work) and "you're in".

more than 2 years ago
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Forget Space Beer, Order Meteorite Wine Instead

JaneTheIgnorantSlut Re:winemaking gimmickry (77 comments)

After reading that link, I now know where to sell my new and improved audio cables.

more than 2 years ago

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