RFID-Blocking Blazer and Jeans Could Stop Wireless Identity Theft
So you don't think there are people who shoplift out of designer stores to resell?
NASA Tests Feasibility of 3D Printing on the Moon and Other Planets
Biggest problem is getting someone to haul the equipment over to the moon.
Of course not! We'll just print the printer when we get there!
Fedora 21 Released
And what is your point? Any file that is not written to the hard disk will be currupted on power loss. And, in case you didn't noticed, all files on a computer are binary.
And a human brain can make some sense out of a corrupted text logfile that no program ever could.
Orion Capsule Safely Recovered, Complete With 12-Year-Old Computer Guts
Pretty soon even the guy who drives a train is going to want to be called an engineer.
Only in the US. We call that guy an "Engine Driver", a "Train Driver" or even a "Motorman".
The engineer is the guy who builds trains.
EU Court Rules Embedding YouTube Videos Is Not Copyright Infringement
You'd have 10000 pages on how to eat a peanut legally if that were so.
You haven't read much EU legislation, have you?
I wouldn't be surprised if such a document didn't already exist, and no, I am not joking.
Ask Slashdot: Remote Support For Disconnected, Computer-Illiterate Relatives
Not such a funny idea. It could be somewhere like this place. This is truly remote, with only a ship every three months or so to bring supplies. NO airstrip, not on the slopes of a dormant volcano.
Ask Slashdot: Linux-Friendly Desktop x86 Motherboard Manufacturers?
Funny that. I'm typing this on a D2700MUD with an Nvidia PCI GT620 card in it - at 1920x1080.
Just because they are not easy to find doesn't mean they don't exist.
Chromium 37 Launches With Major Security Fixes, 64-bit Windows Support
I thought this was a story about an isotope...
Gmail Recognizes Addresses Containing Non-Latin Characters
Hit the 'Reply-To' button, naturally.
- After adding the user to your Address book.
Why Morgan Stanley Is Betting That Tesla Will Kill Your Power Company
So, they are not planning to run any industry at night? Or during the monsoon season?
New Display Technology Corrects For Vision Defects
Yep. I have different degrees of long-sightedness in each eye plus varying amounts of astigmatism. How is a gadget like this going to show each eye what it needs?
Since I'm already wearing glasses to drive with, my eyes would have to adapt again to view whatever this gadget is displaying. They're already doing that without spending money on the gadget. FAIL.
How long ago did you last assemble a computer?
Cables for USB headers. Usually flat 4- or 5-pin connectors with no keys, although these days the 8- or 10-pin versions (2 USB ports) are (sometimes) keyed.
Plug one (or two) in the wrong way round, or worse, one of each, and I can tell you from experience it doesn't end well. Expensive, but not well.
There's No Wind Chill On Mars
Mars' atmosphere is about 1.5 % of Earth's atmospheric density. It's around 20 mBar, or eight times too thin for sustaining life even if it was pure dioxygen. For all practical purposes it's near-vacuum. And vacuum makes for a very good thermal insulator.
Well, yes, but then the thin atmosphere doesn't interfere as much with radiative effects. If this were not so, Mars would be hot because of the continuous radiation input from the Sun, retained by the rock.
Microsoft Demos Real-Time Translation Over Skype
Dunno. Couldn't be bothered to count.
Is Germany Raising a Generation of Illiterates?
English is a mish-mash of other languages, which also gives it more words than other languages. Its spelling and pronunciation are non-standard because most of those borrowed words retain part or all of their spelling or pronunciation from their native language. You even get words which retain spelling from their original language, but whose pronunciation gets shifted to a phonetic reading using rules from another language (e.g. niche = nitch instead of neesh).
In the US, maybe. In the UK, niche is pronounced the French way, ie neesh.
Full-Disclosure Security List Suspended Indefinitely
I believe this was a result of your efforts,
And now Insiders are attacking the lists,
Amoung many other things - I have seen, heard and witnessed many IT 9-to-5ers, Unlike thy,
Whom are all whining now, about NSA hacking, Infiltrations, Etc. Its happening 10 fold.
Tell the world the truth before Anonymous is forced to: That you are still working with the NSA and you are a giant psyop.
Not a haiku!
A New Car UI
But you know what? I can TALK to my iPad. Writing's on the wall, vehicle makers. Speech is it, period, end of story, get on that, dammit.
You have obviously never driven any distance in a noisy vehicle.
And don't give me that crap about modern cars being quiet inside. Modern cars are a small percentage of the vehicles on the road. Try a van, a truck, a bus, a semi - how are you going to make yourself heard over all that noise?
EU Commission: Corruption Across EU Costs €120 Billion
"Welfare states have huge benefits."
I see what you did there!
EU Commission: Corruption Across EU Costs €120 Billion
Nationalized assets != Socialism.
Socialism can be other things than just appropriating the means of production.
Similarly, dictatorships might nationalize assets but won't be socialist, even if they may claim to be.
Linus Torvalds Gives 'Thumbs Up' To Nvidia For Nouveau Contributions
-- running XBMCbuntu on AT5IONT-I since forever
...which has an nvidia GPU. Your point?
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