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U2 and Apple Collaborate On 'Non-Piratable, Interactive Format For Music'

Snufu Future headline (341 comments)

Apple engineers unable to plug Bono's analog hole.

2 days ago

Ask Slashdot: How To Avoid Becoming a Complacent Software Developer?

Snufu Pointy haired boss syndrome (254 comments)

Nuke it from orbit (quit and find a more promising job.) Its the only way to be sure (escape the cubicle before the concrete hardens.)

2 days ago

Hidden Obstacles For Google's Self-Driving Cars

Snufu Can't drive in 99 percent of the country. (289 comments)

"Would you buy a self-driving car that couldn't drive itself in 99 percent of the country? Or that knew nearly nothing about parking, couldn't be taken out in snow or heavy rain, and would drive straight over a gaping pothole?"

Google is just trying to accurately mimic the real driving population.

about three weeks ago

How Big Telecom Smothers Municipal Broadband

Snufu Privatize sewage too. (111 comments)

Think of the profits from monthly "bowel data caps".

about three weeks ago

Death Valley's Sailing Stones Caught In the Act

Snufu Finally. (48 comments)

Irrefutable evidence that wind and water have the capability to move bits of earth. I am going to copyright a term for this mechanism: "Erosion" (TM).

JK. I think the footage is neato.

about three weeks ago

If Fusion Is the Answer, We Need To Do It Quickly

Snufu Fusion gnomes (305 comments)

Step 1: Collect hydrogen
Step 2: ?
Step 3: Profit!

about a month ago

Ballmer Leaves Microsoft Board

Snufu Wanted: Manager (142 comments)

Requirements: Can use a standing desk.

about a month ago

Ballmer Leaves Microsoft Board

Snufu Who (142 comments)

will find--fill his chair?

about a month ago

Broadband Subscribers Eclipsing Cable TV Subscribers

Snufu Same company. Same bill. Same wire. (85 comments)

Different protocol.

Comcast is the new Ford circa 1930, you can have any color Model T as long as its black.

about a month ago

Figuring Out Where To Live Using Math

Snufu For walkability... (214 comments)

Every European city >> every U.S. city. Especially if mass transit factors into walkability.

You could extend this to every global city, with possible exceptions of SF and Manhattan if you are a multi-millionaire or rent protected.

about a month ago

Ask Slashdot: What Recliner For a Software Developer?

Snufu Efficiency tip (154 comments)

Throw the food directly in the toilet. Cut out the middle man.

about a month ago

Google Spots Explicit Images of a Child In Man's Email, Tips Off Police

Snufu Re:Good riddance (790 comments)

4) Pass comprehensive electronic privacy legislation.

about a month and a half ago

Unesco Probing Star Wars Filming In Ireland

Snufu "They altered the film permit. (181 comments)

Pray they do not alter it again."

We also would have accepted:
"Aren't you a little short to be a storm petrel?"
"The more UNESCO tightens their grip, the more film crews will slip through their fingers."
"That's no island."
"As if a billion puffins cried out in terror, and were silenced."

about 1 month ago

Unesco Probing Star Wars Filming In Ireland

Snufu Re:Good... (181 comments)

Finally, a single malt no one would touch.

about 1 month ago

UK To Allow Driverless Cars By January

Snufu Will we need licenses... (190 comments)

to not operate a vehicle?

We also would have accepted:

"So that's why I've seen so many student driver cars on the road with nobody in the driver seat."

about 2 months ago



Proposed poll: Best bang per research buck:

Snufu Snufu writes  |  more than 4 years ago

Snufu (1049644) writes "Proposed poll: Best bang for research buck:

Manned spaceflight
Unmanned spaceflight
Renewable energy
Particle physics
Flying cars
Sharks with lasers

Add your own or edit as you see fit..."


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