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Google Nexus Gets Wireless Charger

PopeAlien What about Nexus 6? (223 comments)

Tyrell: Would you... like to be upgraded?
Batty: I had in mind something a little more radical.
Tyrell: What... what seems to be the problem?
Batty: Death.
Tyrell: Death; ah, well that's a little out of my jurisdiction. You...
Batty: I want more life!

about a year ago

Congress's Techno-Ignorance No Longer Funny

PopeAlien Re:They don't want to (477 comments)

Get together with a million other geeks to throw money at this problem

This is the problem with allowing money to act as a form of 'free speech'. It's an arms race with more and more money trying to buy the 'right' laws and the people (corporations) that financially benefit from those laws will always have more money to buy more laws.

more than 3 years ago

The Most Dangerous Toys of 2011

PopeAlien It's an arms race.. (292 comments)

They keep making safer toys we keep making more dangerous children.

more than 3 years ago

Japanese Use Wild Monkeys To Track Radiation

PopeAlien So, no Shakespeare then? (85 comments)

I'm guessing if they gave them a room full of a million typewriters they'd actually just scream and hurl feces.

That's probably what I'd do too.

more than 3 years ago

The Kindle Skews Amazon's 2011 Best-Seller List

PopeAlien Re:Hardly a fair comparison (135 comments)

"with Amazon prime or a $25 order, shipping is free"

So you're saying for a little more money I can buy 'free' shipping?

more than 3 years ago

Scientists Create World's Smallest Steam Engine

PopeAlien Sputtering (84 comments)

"although it sputters, they admit."

Isn't that exactly what a steam engine is supposed to do?

more than 3 years ago

Kindle Touch Gets World's Simplest Jailbreak

PopeAlien Doubleplusgood! (161 comments)

Could this hack be used to protect your ebook purchases so they can't be revoked after the fact 1984 style?

more than 3 years ago

TSA Facing Death By a Thousand Cuts

PopeAlien Re:Friggen finally (493 comments)

I laughed so hard I got sunflower seed fragments in my nasal cavities!

I hope you were eating sunflower seeds at the time, otherwise you should consult a doctor or somebody who knows about sunflower seeds.

more than 3 years ago

Gardeners Told to Give Exhausted Bees an Energy Drink

PopeAlien Re:Short Sighted (200 comments)

..And just how much does the society for the protection of birds know about bees anyways? One theory for colony collapse disorder is malnutrition resulting from beekeepers feeding bees nothing but high fructose corn syrup over the winter. I know when I eat nothing but high fructose corn syrup I don't feel so hot.

more than 5 years ago

Gaze-Tracking Software Protects Computer Privacy

PopeAlien Re:A better use for gaze tech (134 comments)

Screw privacy

..They're still working on that, but you'll be glad to know things are progressing well.

more than 5 years ago

How To Get Your Program Professionally Marketed?

PopeAlien I'd like to register a complaint (131 comments)

Clearly slashdot is broken. The first reply is a useful and informative comment? I don't come here to read that sort of nonsense, I come here for for 'soviet russia' jokes and legal advice without any connection to reality.

more than 5 years ago

BenQ's GP1 LED Projector — Small Package, Good Thing

PopeAlien Benq build quality. (93 comments)

I've got a 4 year old Benq projector and it's still going strong with regular use. They seem to have good build quality, and I love not having a visible TV box in the living room, just a pull down screen for when it's movie time. I'm surprised at the 100 lumen rating, that seems really low, but I guess it works in a dark enough environment.

more than 5 years ago

Frog Species Discovered Living In Elephant Dung

PopeAlien Re:Oh! (56 comments)

Frogs Species Discovered Living In Elephant Dung

You call that living? ..and now to top it all off they have to deal with paparazzi? What a crappy deal.

the first time anyone has recorded frogs living in elephant droppings

There could be a reason for that...

frogs and Asian elephants, which are in decline.

So they're BOTH in deep shit?

more than 5 years ago

China To Launch Second Manned Mission

PopeAlien Hey! (155 comments)

I can see my wall from up here!

more than 9 years ago


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