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

Snufu Fusion gnomes (295 comments)

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

2 days ago
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Ballmer Leaves Microsoft Board

Snufu Wanted: Manager (141 comments)

Requirements: Can use a standing desk.

2 days ago
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Ballmer Leaves Microsoft Board

Snufu Who (141 comments)

will find--fill his chair?

2 days ago
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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.

5 days ago
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Figuring Out Where To Live Using Math

Snufu For walkability... (212 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.

5 days ago
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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 week ago
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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 three weeks ago
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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 three weeks ago
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Unesco Probing Star Wars Filming In Ireland

Snufu Re:Good... (181 comments)

Finally, a single malt no one would touch.

about three weeks ago
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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 three weeks ago
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Switching From Microsoft Office To LibreOffice Saves Toulouse 1 Million Euros

Snufu French dialog boxes (296 comments)

Do you want to save the changes to your document before surrendering?

about a month ago
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Man Booted From Southwest Flight and Threatened With Arrest After Critical Tweet

Snufu *Ding* (928 comments)

Intercom: "You are now free to get the fuck off mah plane."

We also would have accepted:

Intercom: "You are not free to tweet about our customer service."

about a month ago
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Mac OS X Yosemite Beta Opens

Snufu Mac OS X Yosemite (165 comments)

National parks are selling commercial naming rights?

about a month ago
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Dealing With 'Advertising Pollution'

Snufu "advertising is what powers the internet" (418 comments)

No. The internet was implemented by the federal government, funded by citizen taxes, and later extended as part of the communications infrastructure. The internet was not invented to serve businesses, it was invented to serve the citizens.

For those who voluntarily go to ad laden websites, you can't regulate self harm.

about a month ago
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Pseudonyms Now Allowed On Google+

Snufu Anonymity makes sense for special cases. (238 comments)

Whistleblowing, witness protection, for example. For most other cases anonymity degenerates into a cesspool of behavior that is not accepted in normal society. See every unmoderated anonymous internet forum ever.

Using real identities can vastly improve internet behavior. For example, a forum I frequent recently switched from anonymous posting to Facebook accounts. Overnoght the forum changed from endless spam and trolling to respectful discourse between actual people.

about a month ago
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Pseudonyms Now Allowed On Google+

Snufu Re:Anonymous Coward for the WIN!! (238 comments)

Actually, "Anonymous Coward for the WIN!" should be the headline of this story.

about a month ago
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New Microsoft CEO Vows To Shake Up Corporate Culture

Snufu CEO Madlibs? (204 comments)

"crease the fluidity of information and ideas by taking actions to flatten the organization and develop leaner business processes"

about a month ago

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Proposed poll: Best bang per research buck:

Snufu Snufu writes  |  more than 3 years ago

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

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

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

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