Beta
×

Welcome to the Slashdot Beta site -- learn more here. Use the link in the footer or click here to return to the Classic version of Slashdot.

Thank you!

Before you choose to head back to the Classic look of the site, we'd appreciate it if you share your thoughts on the Beta; your feedback is what drives our ongoing development.

Beta is different and we value you taking the time to try it out. Please take a look at the changes we've made in Beta and  learn more about it. Thanks for reading, and for making the site better!

Comments

top

BlackBerry Delays Launch of BBM Apps For iOS, Android

LittleBigScript Re:At least it's a business plan (54 comments)

What is the point of brand recognition when they are being outsold in the market?

about a year ago
top

The Other Pong

LittleBigScript Other things for morale (98 comments)

If you want to increase morale, then just let people have a wank at the office.

about a year ago
top

Meet the Guy Who Fact-Checks Stephen King On Stephen King

LittleBigScript Re:If you can't beat them (121 comments)

Misery loves company. And hammers.

about a year ago
top

House Judiciary Chairman Plans Comprehensive Review of US Copyright Law

LittleBigScript Re:Can help you out here (142 comments)

You are an idiot. Ideas are not covered by copyright.

about a year and a half ago
top

Krugman: Is the Computer Revolution Coming To a Close?

LittleBigScript Re:Not really (540 comments)

Artificial Intelligence is worthless. Refinement is everything.

about 2 years ago
top

Web Giants Form US Internet Lobby Group

LittleBigScript An Idea they should raise (94 comments)

How about outlawing Software Patents? It costs them more than it costs me, and it isn't even a barrier to entry.

more than 2 years ago
top

Google Scrambles To Restore Google Talk From Outage

LittleBigScript My fault (85 comments)

I typed Google in to Google.

Sorry for breaking the internet.

more than 2 years ago
top

Robotic Squirrels Battle It Out With Rattlesnakes

LittleBigScript Re:Unusual (125 comments)

You must work for BBC Life or you're a spam bot^H^H^H^H^H^H^H^H^H slashvertisement.

more than 2 years ago
top

Robotic Squirrels Battle It Out With Rattlesnakes

LittleBigScript Unusual (125 comments)

I find it odd that a snake in the grass wouldn't stike out at some hot tail.

more than 2 years ago
top

Yahoo Layoffs Begin, CEO Sends Employees Apologetic Letter

LittleBigScript Re:My Kif sigh. (138 comments)

At least they are getting a severance. When I got laid off from Nortel, they went into Chapter 11 just so Pavi Binning didn't have to give out no stinkin' severance.

more than 2 years ago
top

Your Privacy Is a Sci-Fi Fantasy

LittleBigScript To be completely fair (195 comments)

My two cents:

Companies which ask for Facebook login information are wasting money on non-work related information gathering. In other words, the company has too much money and is spending it on a non-recoverable cost center. Potential employees who deny access are saving the company money and should be the preferred hires. When I took a computer ethics class in my bachelor of science degree, I was amazed there were people in the class were willing to play cop and "get him" without any evidence that the suspicions are affecting job performance. I was even more amazed at the majority of the class who were against the searches and would said they would not assist an employer by writing software to do so, but began to do so in class when it was re-framed as an "interesting exercise" to demonstrate competance. The IT and IS fields are becoming the Catch-22 of legal responsibility.

more than 2 years ago
top

What's Not To Like About New iPad?

LittleBigScript Re:"1/10 of a pound" (617 comments)

I know. Americans should gripe using grams!
Damnit, go metric America!

more than 2 years ago
top

Connecticut Considers Digital Download Tax

LittleBigScript Texas does this (244 comments)

Apple aleady does this in the App Store when I purchase in Texas. If I purchase an app in another state, Apple still charges me for Texas sales tax. I guess it is a shipment to my home, not to my device.

more than 2 years ago
top

How Ford Will Upgrade Owners' Display Screens

LittleBigScript Hitchhiker's Ford Model 42 (215 comments)

If Ford made a Word Processor would it be called FordPerfect?

more than 2 years ago
top

UK To Shut Down Social Networks?

LittleBigScript Solution - Criminalize the Pathology (403 comments)

If social networks were criminalized then only criminals would use social networks. And if Real Names(tm) were required, then identification would be so easy, even the police could solve crimes.

Well, maybe.

more than 3 years ago
top

Ask Slashdot: FOSS, Multiplatform Skype Replacement for PC-to-PC Video Chat?

LittleBigScript Re:Edge a bet? (281 comments)

And this is why fencing is better than hedging.

more than 3 years ago
top

Sony To Offer Free Identity Theft Monitoring

LittleBigScript In other news... (157 comments)

...Sony discovers a way to profit off of the data theft of its customers by upselling services after a 1 year trial with two of its business partners.

Sony business practices are brilliantly Machiavellian.

more than 3 years ago
top

Local Currencies To Replace Dollar For 5 Countries' Dealings

LittleBigScript Re:Bad News for USD (519 comments)

"Your green money is no good here, white man - go exchange it for real money, then we'll barter!"

Wait, if money is being exchanged then why is there bartering?

more than 3 years ago
top

A 9V Battery To Your Brain Can Improve Your Gaming

LittleBigScript Sounds Interesting (167 comments)

Let me get my thinking cap.

ZZZZZzzzzzzzap!

more than 3 years ago
top

Univ. of Illinois Goes War-of-the-Worlds On Students

LittleBigScript So they are admitting... (168 comments)

...it was an INSIDE job?

more than 3 years ago

Submissions

LittleBigScript hasn't submitted any stories.

Journals

top

Idea of Vintage Portable Computing

LittleBigScript LittleBigScript writes  |  more than 8 years ago

I like the idea of portable computing. It runs along the vein of independence. I have a HP-200lx and have yet to learn how Lotus 1-2-3 works.

top

I want a PDA that just acts like a little computer

LittleBigScript LittleBigScript writes  |  more than 8 years ago

The two closest things I have found are the Casio BE-300 with the Beshell and the Zaurus SL-5500(cheapest version).

top

Linux Idea

LittleBigScript LittleBigScript writes  |  more than 10 years ago

Ok, I have an idea, just a simple one, but it is my little idea. I'll get to it before too long. A scalable and sane linux packaging system. Everything except a small, approx. 80Meg, part of the system is updated. There is an option to scale down, then scale back up. The package system will see directories, like /usr/doc/, which contain over 500Meg of files and asks if you want to move it. LVM by default, so all switches are flexable.

top

Shakespearean Linux(tm) or just random thoughts

LittleBigScript LittleBigScript writes  |  about 12 years ago

Forsoothe, thyne new Users of Linux Shell, use and using be cast forthwith into the Curses of Blue.

Is the windows BSOD a curses enviroment or does it run underneath the Windows enviroment?

I have to go now.(this is how all journal entries must end)

Note to self: post more content in the future.

Slashdot Login

Need an Account?

Forgot your password?