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Edward Snowden Nominated For Nobel Peace Prize

Jerom Re:Nice (719 comments)

Oh please, you just sound like a retard who knows nothing outside of the US when making statements like that. And the focus on "race" is also a typical US thing. What about a female president or a gay one or even an atheist one?

Belgium has a gay prime minister who is the son of two Italian immigrants.
Germany has a female chancellor.
Great Britain had a female prime minister decades ago.
I can't count the number of countries that have atheist prime ministers/presidents.

There a dozens of other examples if you care to search for them. None of which make those leaders eligible for a Nobel Peace prize.

Yeah but the US president deserves a nobel peace prize just because he's black? What an achievement!

USA! USA! USA!

about a year and a half ago
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Slashdot Asks: What would you like to see at CES?

Jerom Full Colour well saturated eInk displays (102 comments)

So i can finally transfer all my comics to my kindle or some other device...

Or if that's not possible a good black and white A4 size eReader.

about 2 years ago
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Shake-up at Apple: Forstall Out; iOS Executive Fired For Maps Debacle?

Jerom Re:trust of the community???? (487 comments)

This post deserves way more modpoints than it currently has. Well said!

more than 2 years ago
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Chinese Company Sues Apple Over Siri

Jerom Re:Huh? (174 comments)

The Chinese sharks smelled bl$$d with the whole "ipad" name debacle...

more than 2 years ago
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What's To Love About C?

Jerom Re:because - (793 comments)

I feel exactly the same about Scheme. Haven't done a lot in it for production use, but learning it has definitely made me a better programmer!

more than 2 years ago
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Motorola To Buy PDA-Inventor Psion For $200 Million

Jerom Re:I have the kiss of death for awesome technology (144 comments)

I would still pay good money for an up to date pda with a psion 5 series form factor. I loved the shape when closed (could slide into a pocket easily), and the ergonomy of the keyboard.

more than 2 years ago
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IKEA Announces Furniture With Integrated TV, Speakers, and Blu-ray

Jerom Re:I don't want a combination fridge/TV set (163 comments)

Hey, I'd love a TV / microwave combo! It would take up about the space of an old CRT, so it would be "compatible" with my old furniture!

Coming to think of it. A TV / mini-fridge combo would be awesome too.

Does anyone know if someone makes those?

more than 2 years ago
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Apple Is Forced By EU To Give 2 Years Warranty On All Its Products

Jerom Re:This does not seem fair (270 comments)

It's manufacturer warranty - the retailer has nothing to do with this.

more than 2 years ago
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Nano-SIM Decision Delayed

Jerom Re:Whats wrong with the current SIM? (117 comments)

I save contacts on both the phone and the SIM (and a backup on the PC) - I had both fail on me...

more than 2 years ago
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Ask Slashdot: Copy Protection Advice For ~$10k Software?

Jerom Re:dongle (635 comments)

I have seen setups where the dongle contains a processor and code (quite a library actually) - the software then calls this dongle to perform certain critical calculations. Quite hard to hack if the algorithm is unknown...

more than 2 years ago
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Who's Flying Those Drones? FAA Won't Say

Jerom Re:US = (405 comments)

Other free societies don't seem to have this problem.

more than 2 years ago
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US Sentinel Drone Fooled Into Landing With GPS Spoofing

Jerom Re:Damn that's stupid (647 comments)

Yes, the problem is that you need to integrate this measured acceleration TWICE (once to get speed, second time to get location) and this is a ridiculously error prone (well the process of integrating in itself is simple enough, the problem lies in the accumulation of errors) in any kind of real world system.

about 3 years ago
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Two Lost Doctor Who Episodes Found

Jerom Re:Ironically, (150 comments)

wouldn't that be 9000/11 then?

about 3 years ago
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How To Avoid Infringing On Apple's Patents

Jerom Re:ok so... (323 comments)

Samsung's own lawyers apparently...

about 3 years ago
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Amazon Releases Kindle Source Code

Jerom 24hr clock (153 comments)

Finally - maybe I can finally get it to display a proper 24hr based clock iso of that retarded AM/PM shit...

about 3 years ago

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HP relaunches HP 15C

Jerom Jerom writes  |  more than 3 years ago

Jerom (96338) writes "The HP 15c, back by popular demand!

HP reintroduced the HP 15c Scientific Calculator, first launched in 1982. The 15c is one the most advanced scientific calculators in the HP line-up and an essential tool for scientists and engineers. Also featuring RPN entry, the 15c is programmable and offers built in support for complex numbers, matrix math, numeric integration and root solving.

Discontinued in 1989, the HP 15c has lived on as a mobile app. For a limited time, HP is making the 15c available with its same intelligent design, but with 100 times faster processing speed than the original.

More information about the rich history of the HP 12c and 15c calculators is available at www.thenextbench.com."

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