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HBO Developing Asimov's Foundation Series As TV Show

OglinTatas Yay! (242 comments)

I bet there will be a lot more nudity than I remember in the books.

about two weeks ago
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New Website Offers Provably Fair Solutions To Everyday Problems

OglinTatas Re:It doesn't work (167 comments)

In addition to dogs children won't get it. If you give two children 4 crayons each, who has more? The answer is always the other does.

about two weeks ago
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New Website Offers Provably Fair Solutions To Everyday Problems

OglinTatas Re:Toilet etiquette (167 comments)

Would she rather he lift the seat and leave it up or pee on it when it is left down? They both need to reach a compromise--one can't unilaterally impose a toilet seat rule.

about two weeks ago
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Warner Brothers Announces 10 New DC Comics Movies

OglinTatas Game of Thrones (187 comments)

Plantagenet reboot

about a month ago
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Carl Sagan, as "Mr. X," Extolled Benefits of Marijuana

OglinTatas Re:Who cares? (263 comments)

Even more important, his Erdos Bacon number is 7

about a month and a half ago
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The "Man In the Moon" Was Created By Mega Volcano

OglinTatas man in the moon? (33 comments)

I thought it was a rabbit

about 2 months ago
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Apple Faces Large Penalties In EU Tax Probe

OglinTatas Re:Finally (120 comments)

Even the one who rose from the dead said "give to Caesar what is Caesar's" so pretty much it's just taxes.

about 2 months ago
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New Watson-Style AI Called Viv Seeks To Be the First 'Global Brain'

OglinTatas Re:Wolfram Alpha... (161 comments)

Solved. So try asking it something a bit harder:
What was the dog's name in the movie "Turner and Hooch"

about 3 months ago
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Fooling a Mercedes Into Autonomous Driving With a Soda Can

OglinTatas Re:Obvious (163 comments)

What's interesting is to learn what conditions it won't handle.

The post-mortems may shed some light on that.

about 4 months ago
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Nearly 25 Years Ago, IBM Helped Save Macintosh

OglinTatas much more elegant (236 comments)

I'd still rather have a good blaster at my side

about 4 months ago
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Brazil Nut Effect Explains Mystery of the Boulder-Strewn Surfaces of Asteroids

OglinTatas Re:That's how I clean my cat's litter box. (58 comments)

Easy enough to check. Send up a can of mixed nuts to the space station and put it in a slow centrifuge. Spin it for a few days then open it up and... shit, someone ate all the cashews and almonds, and reluctantly the peanuts, leaving only the brazil nuts. FAIL.

about 4 months ago
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Site of 1976 "Atomic Man" Accident To Be Cleaned

OglinTatas Re:But.. but... (299 comments)

Do not make him angry. You wouldn't like it if he's angry.

about 5 months ago
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"Super Bananas" May Save Millions of Lives In Africa

OglinTatas banananana monoculture (396 comments)

One of the problems with banananas is that food crop bananas are clones, and so as a monoculture the crops are prone to complete loss by disease.

Unrelated, but mentioned in the article, everything that is not dark green or orange that you add vitamin A to will take on an orange hue. That is not a surprise. Also not a problem.

about 5 months ago
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FWD.us: GOP Voters To Be Targeted By Data Scientists

OglinTatas Infer from sparse data (422 comments)

Just from the summary, I will infer that this entire discussion will be inferences made with sparse data.

about 5 months ago
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The Disappearing Universe

OglinTatas If we're ever in Denver... (358 comments)

Dude, if we're ever in Denver together I would like to smoke weed with you.

about 6 months ago
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US Secret Service Wants To Identify Snark

OglinTatas Sarcasm tag should be on by default (213 comments)

It should require explicit opt-out to turn it off each time. It would be easier for everyone that way.

about 6 months ago
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Optical Levitation, Space Travel, Quantum Mechanics and Gravity

OglinTatas Re:Hmmm. (82 comments)

mass of sail = mass of napkin on which the calculations were done

about 6 months ago
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Ask Slashdot: Communication With Locked-in Syndrome Patient?

OglinTatas She should have a say (552 comments)

hence the question about communicating with her

about 6 months ago

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