top What Happens When Nobody Proofreads an Academic Paper
According to most commenters on Internet forums, grammar and spelling are unimportant and for the most part should be ignored. And anyone who complains about such errors, intentional or otherwise, should be hung by the testicles until shriveled.
Public school education is the problem. Teachers are unfamiliar with the subjects they're trying to teach (such as reading, writing, English).
When a person is corrected by the "language cops" he is embarrassed and his only response is name-calling.
top How One Man Fought His ISP's Bad Behavior and Won
I read the first couple of paragraphs at the link given and I still do NOT know what the ISP did.
top EPA Makes Most Wood Stoves Illegal
To HELL with the EPA and all Obamahshit.
top Ask Slashdot: Which Encrypted Cloud Storage Provider?
Why in the world would anyone want to store his valuable files on someone else's computer? Makes no sense.
top Communications Protocol Leaves Power Grid Vulnerable
Whoever is giving access to vital national resources on the Internet should be arrested and shot.
top Why iTunes Radio Could Take Down Pandora
I quit listening to Pandora a couple of years ago. I got damned tired of the audio/video commercials.
You can't escape commercials. The TV Channel is now showing 20-minute programs in a 36-minute time slot. And what fills those extra 16 minutes? COMMERCIALS, of course.
I listen to most of my music on YouTube, but I'm about ready to give YouTube the finger also. Why? COMMERCIALS, of course.
top Google Blocks YouTube App On Windows Phone (Again)
I love that word "kerfuffle".
top Is New York City Ready For Digital Voting?
Politicians would like nothing better than to rig elections in their favor. And the easiest way to do that is to have the elections conducted over the Internet.
We're already in the process of losing our democracy to socialists and communists in the federal government. We don't need to accelerate the process by going digital.
top France Revokes Ability To Disconnect Convicted File-Sharers From the Internet
"...those suspected of copyright could be fined..."
Is the idiot who wrote this suggesting that if I copyright something I could be fined?
about a year and a half ago
top How much I care about GMO food labeling:
It would be helpful for my memory if you dunderheads would spell out an acronym before using it. WTF does GMO mean?
about a year and a half ago
top North Korea Declares a State of War
Problem with North Korea?
Nuke Pyongyang. No problem.
Read above. about a year and a half ago
top Ask Slashdot: Best Way To Block Noise In a Dorm?
Do what I did: drop out of school.
top NASA Wants New Space Net To Sustain Big Data Dumps; Moon and Mars Trips
"NASA Wants New Space Net To Sustain Big Data Dumps; Moon and Mars Trips"
I thought this thread was about a huge net in space, but turns out to be about a network.
Note to headline writer: there is a difference between the meanings of "net" and "network".
top RSA: An Unusual Approach to User Authentication: Behavorial Biometrics (Video)
I've never heard of Lappland, but I have heard of Lapland.
top CT State Senator Wants To Ban Kids From Using Arcade Guns
I wish to hell people would elect sane and responsible government representatives. But getting people to do that would be like getting a goat to drive a car.
top CNN Anchor wonders if asteroid is result of global warming.
I have yet to see an "idiot anchor on Fox News". The few that I've seen have been on CNN. Thank God my cable TV service does not offer MSNBC or I'd be swamped with idiots.
top Cracks Signal Massive Iceberg Forming In Antarctica
Cracks have been seen as far north as central Oklahoma! lol