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Standardized Laptop Charger Approved By IEC

SloWave IEC Login (289 comments)

Does anyone have an IEC login to share so I can actually look at the standard?

about 8 months ago
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90% of Nuclear Regulators Sent Home Due To Shutdown

SloWave SNP (358 comments)

At least the Springfield Nuclear Plant is in good hands.

about 10 months ago
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Biological Computer Created at Stanford

SloWave Re:This is not a computer (89 comments)

A transistor is a computer. It just computes exactly one function on exactly one set of inputs. It's a simple finite state machine.

So transistor is a finite state machine is a computer. Well I've got a jar of pennies where each one is a finite state machine and therefore each one is a computer. Or else maybe they should start teaching more engineering and less computer science.

about a year ago
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Iranian Military Says It's Copying US Drone

SloWave Re:Send the MPAA (350 comments)

Just before 911 the FBI was spending more time and money on finding online copyright violators than finding terrorists. They were even labelling violators as copyright terrorists. It's only a matter of time before the FBI becomes MPAA and RIAA lackeys again.

more than 2 years ago
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Chevy Volt Meets High Resistance, GM Suspends Sales

SloWave Ohms Law? (599 comments)

This cannot be 'current' news.
> Chevy Volt Meets High Resistance, GM Suspends Sales

more than 2 years ago
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Heartland Institute Threatens To Sue Anyone Who Comments On Leaked Documents

SloWave My comment on the leaked documents (517 comments)

My opinion is that if these documents are true then Heartland Institute should be dragged across burning hot coals and their stomachs roasted and eaten.

more than 2 years ago
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Help Rename the Department of Homeland Security

SloWave Re:Gestapo (382 comments)

Back when Bush was still in charge I came up with...

George's Electronic Security Transportation and Papers Organization

more than 2 years ago
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Ask Slashdot: Advice For Using a Cell Phone In China?

SloWave Re:Asia (149 comments)

Agreed. Just buy a SIM card from one of the small shops located almost anywhere. Don't buy it from the malls directly across from the border crossings however. You will get ripped off if you do so. Phones are pretty cheap also if bought from the shops selling SIM cards.

more than 2 years ago
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Medical Billing Codes For Injury Via Turtle Among Thousands Created by New Law

SloWave No Hamster related injuries listed! (380 comments)

Are we really getting our tax dollars worth with this new upgrade? There seems to be nothing related to hamsters there.

more than 2 years ago
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GUI Revolutions: From Flashing Bulbs To Windows 8

SloWave Can anyone say viral marketing? (120 comments)

A good Slashdot article would be the history of the title of this article and who got paid to create and spread it.

more than 3 years ago
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World IPv6 Day: Most-watched Tech Event Since Y2K

SloWave Next Internet Land Grab (243 comments)

is already started. Look at Facebooks IPV6 address closely...

snark@toluene:~$ host www.facebook.com
www.facebook.com has address 69.171.224.39
www.facebook.com has IPv6 address 2620:0:1c00:0:face:b00c::

more than 3 years ago
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Rumors of Higgs Boson Discovery At LHC

SloWave Re:It's little more than speculation (225 comments)

Actually, you can take your pick if you just want to believe in something without caring if it is verifiable. Choose one that makes you feel good.

more than 3 years ago
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NASA Names Best & Worst Sci-Fi Movies of All Time

SloWave How did they miss Marooned? (610 comments)

Marooned should've been listed as one of the most realistic movies since it almost happened just a few years after the movie was made (Apollo 13).

more than 3 years ago
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Is the ISS Really Worth $100 Billion?

SloWave I feel cheated by this thing. (503 comments)

I remember when they shut down the Apollo program to do this thing it was suppose to be a permanent hopping off point in space to get us out to the other planets and beyond. They never told us it was just going to go around circles just outside the atmosphere and let astronauts perform little science fair experiments and do little else. Basically, I believe now the space station and the space shuttle were just welfare programs for aerospace companies. Now NASA wants to crash it back to earth and loose everything. I don't blame Russia and the other countries wanting to detach their modules and taking them to play elsewhere. If NASA really wants to salvage the space station project, they need to push it to a higher, more useful orbit, and start building some real interplanetary manned (and unmanned) spaceships out there.

more than 3 years ago
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Former Military Personnel Claim Aliens Are Monitoring Our Nukes

SloWave I've seen lot's of UFO's (498 comments)

Send me some money and I'll tell you all about them. I'll even wear some dark aviator shades and a UFO cap while I do so.

more than 3 years ago
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HDCP Master Key Is Legitimate; Blu-ray Is Cracked

SloWave Re:Weve seen that argument before (1066 comments)

I can almost picture Sony Recipe Corporation and Disney Recipe International suing moms and pops for cooking dinner using pirated recipes...

>You can be sure that were someone to call for it's repeal 300 years later there'd be no >lack of "professional recipe composers" who would talk about how much work they put >into working out new recipes and the time and effort it takes and how we're bad people >for implying that they haven't worked hard and that they somehow don't deserve a cut >whenever someone follows their recipies.

more than 3 years ago
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HDCP Master Key Is Legitimate; Blu-ray Is Cracked

SloWave Re:Weve seen that argument before (1066 comments)

Really good post. Spells it out exactly so almost anyone can understand what the problem is.

more than 3 years ago
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HDCP Master Key Is Legitimate; Blu-ray Is Cracked

SloWave Re:not protects (1066 comments)

Actually, the expansion of corporate monopolies by use of DRM and DMCA restricts what used to be inalienable rights of both artists and users far more that most people imagine. It is a very dangerous situation right now. Anything to weaken DRM and DMCA is good, at least until the the political process starts working for the people again.

more than 3 years ago
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Does Net Neutrality Violate the Fifth Amendment?

SloWave Verizon and Comcast now owe me a bunch of money (341 comments)

Let me get this straight. Both Verizon and Comcast have lines running across the back of my property in the right of way. Since obtaining the rights to this passage they have each added massive amounts of programming which I have never been compensated for. Looks like it is time to started adding up a bill for each of them. Also, since they have no cable neutrality, I am claiming the right to continuous deep inspection of their programming to make sure they stick to their original agreements for use of my property.

about 4 years ago

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Hello World

SloWave SloWave writes  |  more than 8 years ago #include <stdio.h>

int main(int argc, char *argv[])
{
    printf("hello world\n");
}

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