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The Oculus Rift DK2: In-Depth Review (and Comparison To DK1)

OhSoLaMeow Re:The Facebook Helmet? (54 comments)

Who cares as long as I can loop the tape.

2 days ago
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Police Using Dogs To Sniff Out Computer Memory

OhSoLaMeow Hard Drives? (415 comments)

Darrel Issa could really use this dog.

about three weeks ago
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Chinese-Built Cars Are Coming To the US Next Year

OhSoLaMeow Re:Bets, anyone? (431 comments)

Citations haven't been built since the 1985 model year.

Nonsense. They're still making them.

about a month and a half ago
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Samsung Debuts Thin Galaxy Tab S With Super AMOLED 2560X1600 Display

OhSoLaMeow Re:Units! (176 comments)

Why doesn't slashdot allow the <sup> tag?!

What's <sup>?

about a month and a half ago
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Fuel Cells From Nanomaterials Made From Human Urine

OhSoLaMeow Re: the stuff just comes out by itself (83 comments)

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."

about 1 month ago
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Goodbye, Ctrl-S

OhSoLaMeow Re:Bah, we already said goodbye to CTRL-S years ag (521 comments)

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.)

about 2 months ago
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Google Fiber: No Charge For Peering, No Fast Lanes

OhSoLaMeow Ohhh, that's what it said. (238 comments)

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.

about 2 months ago
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50 Years of BASIC, the Language That Made Computers Personal

OhSoLaMeow Re:Happy Birthday (224 comments)

Endless loop, bad programming! You have shamed BASIC for the last time!

10 PRINT "Whoosh!"
20 GOTO 10

about 3 months ago
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Anonymous' Airchat Aim: Communication Without Need For Phone Or Internet

OhSoLaMeow Re: Best/worst part is (180 comments)

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.

about 3 months ago
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Asteroid Impacts Bigger Risk Than Thought

OhSoLaMeow Re:Am I reading this right (172 comments)

hah, mega not meta.

You must work for the NSA. An honest mistake.

about 3 months ago
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Samsung's Position On Tizen May Hurt Developer Recruitment

OhSoLaMeow Re:So ... (93 comments)

Apple's first tablet was the Newton. See how much a failure it was? You never even heard of it.

about 3 months ago
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Saturn May Have Given Birth To a Baby Moon

OhSoLaMeow Re:You mean *DWARF* moon (71 comments)

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.

about 3 months ago
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Fruit Flies, Fighter Jets Use Similar Evasive Tactics When Attacked

OhSoLaMeow Re:Although (65 comments)

Why are politicians similar to flies?

They both eat shit and bother people.

(rimshot)

about 4 months ago
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Rover Curiosity Discovers Australia-Shaped Rock On Mars

OhSoLaMeow Re:In related news ... (99 comments)

A farmer in Idaho has found another potato shaped like Gerald Ford's head.

about 4 months ago
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Fifty Years Ago IBM 'Bet the Company' On the 360 Series Mainframe

OhSoLaMeow Re:CMU 1968-72 (169 comments)

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.

about 4 months ago
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Judge (Tech) Advice By Results

OhSoLaMeow Advice for all three? (162 comments)

"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.

about 4 months ago
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Single-Celled Organism Converted Into Electronic Oscillator For Bio-Computing

OhSoLaMeow Cool! (34 comments)

The Potion of See Invisible oscillates!

about 4 months ago
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OKCupid Warns Off Mozilla Firefox Users Over Gay Rights

OhSoLaMeow Re:Who cares? (1482 comments)

Why is it that people who preach tolerance are themselves so intolerant?

about 4 months ago

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The Deat of Slashdot

OhSoLaMeow OhSoLaMeow writes  |  about a year and a half ago

OhSoLaMeow (2536022) writes "From the Daily Caller:
"A recently introduced bill in the Illinois state Senate would require anonymous website comment posters to reveal their identities if they want to keep their comments online. The bill, called the Internet Posting Removal Act, is sponsored by Illinois state Sen. Ira Silverstein. It states that a “web site administrator upon request shall remove any comments posted on his or her web site by an anonymous poster unless the anonymous poster agrees to attach his or her name to the post and confirms that his or her IP address, legal name, and home address are accurate.”
This could be the death of Slashdot: No more ACs."

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Bed, Bath & Beyond recalls tissue holder on ra

OhSoLaMeow OhSoLaMeow writes  |  more than 2 years ago

OhSoLaMeow (2536022) writes ""Bed Bath & Beyond Inc is recalling tissue holders because one of its materials emits low levels of radiation, the company said on Friday."

They go on to say "The NRC has also informed us that the material is believed to be in the tissue holder itself and cannot be inhaled, nor can it contaminate other objects (such as tissues)."

Darn. Not enough radiation to generate the 1.21 gigawatts needed for my flux capacitor."

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