top The Oculus Rift DK2: In-Depth Review (and Comparison To DK1)
Who cares as long as I can loop the tape.
top Python Bumps Off Java As Top Learning Language
top Police Using Dogs To Sniff Out Computer Memory
Darrel Issa could really use this dog.
top Chinese-Built Cars Are Coming To the US Next Year
Citations haven't been built since the 1985 model year.
Nonsense. They're still making
them. about a month and a half ago
top Samsung Debuts Thin Galaxy Tab S With Super AMOLED 2560X1600 Display
Why doesn't slashdot allow the <sup> tag?!
about a month and a half ago
top Fuel Cells From Nanomaterials Made From Human Urine
Who the hell comes up with "You know, we should see how well using urine works for making a fuel cell."
Probably the same guy who looked at a chicken and said "I'm going to eat whatever comes out of it's butt."
top Goodbye, Ctrl-S
If your terminal window is connected to a Unix-like system, this would be true. The TTY sub-system scans each character typed and if the flow control characters are found, output is paused/resumed. (depending upon your stty/termio settings, of course; IXOFF must be enabled. If IXANY is also enabled, then any character will resume data flow.)
top Google Fiber: No Charge For Peering, No Fast Lanes
Silly me. I first glanced at the headline and read "No Charge For Peeing" and I thought, "Oh, good. They're doing away with pay toilets.
Not enough coffee. Yeah, that's the ticked.
top 50 Years of BASIC, the Language That Made Computers Personal
Endless loop, bad programming! You have shamed BASIC for the last time!
10 PRINT "Whoosh!"
20 GOTO 10
top Anonymous' Airchat Aim: Communication Without Need For Phone Or Internet
How the fuck you hear him on the microwave? The microwave oven?! Please elaborate on that experience.
It's actually his teeth picking up the signal when he sticks his head in the microwave oven.
Note to OP: microwaves don't use natural gas.
top Asteroid Impacts Bigger Risk Than Thought
You must work for the NSA. An honest mistake.
top Samsung's Position On Tizen May Hurt Developer Recruitment
Apple's first tablet was the Newton. See how much a failure it was? You never even heard of it.
top Saturn May Have Given Birth To a Baby Moon
You mean *DWARF* moon. Because in order to be considered a *real* moon, it has to clear its orbit of debris.
That's not debris. It's planetary placenta.
top Pluto May Have Deep Seas and Ancient Tectonic Faults
Have Space Suit, Will Travel.
top Fruit Flies, Fighter Jets Use Similar Evasive Tactics When Attacked
Why are politicians similar to flies?
They both eat shit and bother people. (rimshot)
top Rover Curiosity Discovers Australia-Shaped Rock On Mars
A farmer in Idaho has found another potato shaped like Gerald Ford's head.
top Fifty Years Ago IBM 'Bet the Company' On the 360 Series Mainframe
My older brother shuffled your deck.
Smart developers punched a sequence number in columns 73-80. A few passes through the sorter and you're good to go.
top Judge (Tech) Advice By Results
"What advice would you give someone who just bought a new laptop? What would you tell someone about how to secure their webserver against attacks? For that matter, how would you tell someone to prepare for their first year at Burning Man?
Lotion. Lots of it.
top Single-Celled Organism Converted Into Electronic Oscillator For Bio-Computing
Potion of See Invisible
top OKCupid Warns Off Mozilla Firefox Users Over Gay Rights
Why is it that people who preach tolerance are themselves so intolerant?