America Losing Its Edge In Innovation
It's 2011. We're not doing bad. I know I've heard the same thing through the nineties and eighties, and could probably find examples from the seventies and sixties.
Democrats Crowdsourcing To Vote Palin In Primaries
Worst mistake in US history? worse than slavery, mistreatment of indians, japanese interred in WW2, countless meddlings in other countries internal affairs, etc etc etc....?
It would have to be pretty bad to be the _worst_ mistake in US history.
US Spurs Plethora of Problem Solving Prizes
Whether it's good or bad, it's not 100% voluntary if it's paid for with tax dollars.
Attachmate To Acquire Novell For $2.2B Cash
what does this mean for my version 3 CNE?
1928 Time Traveler Caught On Film?
faster than light thats silly tachyons travel
IT's Last Hope — a Job In the Boonies?
I'm an idiot and I have jobs thrown at me daily. I'm making six figures and I generally don't wear pants. They keep trying to make me management and I keep saying no because it violates my pants policies.
Comcast Warns Customers Suspected of Bot Infection
I agree. You shouldn't run NAT.
Brooklyn Father And Son Launch Homemade Spacecraft
the impressive part here is that this was done by people in Brooklyn.
Why the Revolution Will Not Be Tweeted
I know it's very easy to rip on Nixon, but under his watch OSHA and the EPA were created, as well as opening trade with China. None of those would be considered right wing.
US Banks That Offer Transaction History?
and there's a link to download it in csv.
JPL Scientists Take NASA To the Supreme Court
My sexual history fits on a post-it note.
Google Announces Project 10^100 Winners
I think the worst part about the whole thing is that movie started Kirstie Alley's "acting" career.
IBM Patents Choose-Your-Own-Adventure Movies
in a choose your own adventure, i remember finding a page that was not linked to any other page and had no idea if it was intentionally like that or just a bad pointer.
just remembered that now. thanks slashdot.
The State of Mapping APIs, 5 Years On
why cant they take all this map data and have racing or GTA type games where you can drive in places you're familiar with?
Software (and Appropriate Input Device) For a Toddler?
just teach him visual basic
Air Force Uses Falcons To Protect Falcons
wait till you find out how they protect Nimrods.
75% Use Same Password For Social Media & Email
thats all I care to remember. One for critical things (like work email, anything requiring a #CC), one for semi-important things (like gmail account), and one where I don't really care if it gets hax0rd (slashdot, reddit etc).
Yes I do have various different logins for work vpns and servers, this is more for personal type stuff.
The Coming Onslaught of iPad Competitors
ok but what if I took one of these, added a hard protective plastic coating, and then some ports for keyboards and such. i'd call it a 'laptop'.
Most Consumers Support Government Cyber-Spying
I'm okay with America spying on other countries, because I'm sure most every industrialized nation spies on us. Certainly China, India, Pakistan, Iran, etc etc etc
The Hell Known As Internet Screening Services
She said they were likely to become depressed or angry, have trouble forming relationships and suffer from decreased sexual appetites. Small percentages said they had reacted to unpleasant images by vomiting or crying. "The images interfere with their thinking processes. It messes up the way you react to your partner," Ms. Laperal said. "If you work with garbage, you will get dirty."
That's me now, and I'm not getting paid. =(
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