Laser Eye Surgery, Revisited 10 Years Later
Yep, PRK fanboy here. Best thing ever.
Australia Repeals Carbon Tax
I can't put how I feel in words on any other site, so here goes:
FUCK FUCK FUCKING FUCKITY CLUSTERFUCK!
Fuck them and the lying cunts who bribe them!
Fuck them and the fucktards who voted for them!
Fuck them and the stupid shitheads who bleat about "warmists" on the internet (even here on Slashdot)!
And finally, FUCK EVERYONE who voted to repeal the tiny bit of sensible legislation passed in the last fucking decade. You are beneath contempt.
Thank you Slashdot, for having no profanity filter (apart from all you caring moderators, of course, all of whom I personally love and respect).
Quoted because this AC post deserves to be above the filter.
Fuck them all.
Want To Ensure Your Personal Android Data Is Truly Wiped? Turn On Encryption
You're using an operating system built by an advertising company and you expect privacy?
Daniel Ellsberg: Snowden Would Not Get a Fair Trial – and Kerry Is Wrong
Let's hear the testimony under oath, subject to cross examination.
Read the parent article. Ellsberg asserts, based on his own experience of an Espionage Act trial, that if Snowden is ever brought to trial he will not be allowed to testify.
Google Overtakes Apple As the World's Most Valuable Brand
"We're a PR company and we'd really like to win Google's business, so we hereby announce that Google is the bestest brand in the world. According to our secret criterion. Which we can't tell you because then it wouldn't be secret."
Professors: US "In Denial" Over Poor Maths Standards
I always thought of the americas as comprising three sections - america, north america (i.e. canada), and south america (i.e. mexico and below). the description in the summary seems fine to me.
What was it like going to school in the deep south of the United States?
Apple To Face Lawsuit For iMessage Glitch
Solution: stop interacting with poor people
Harvard Study Links Neonicotinoid Pesticide To Colony Collapse Disorder
The company behind Zyklon B wouldn't lie!
Space Telescope Reveals Weird Star Cluster Conundrum
Turns out your beloved "science" doesn't have all the answers like you thought.
Astrophysicists Build Realistic Virtual Universe
are a feature of some other species' universe-simulation: high
Google Halts Gmail Scanning for Education Apps Users
Moved three domains already over to Outlook.com.
The Fall and Rise of Larry Page
How the darkness spread through the heart of Google, infesting its ethos of "Don't be Evil" with its corruption and engendering a perverse desire to force Google Plus on all.
October 2000, launch of Google Adwords. Although they didn't realise it at the time - many still don't - as of that moment all those bright geeks were now working for an advertising company.
Experts Say Hitching a Ride In an Airliner's Wheel Well Is Not a Good Idea
At 20,000 feet the temperature experienced by a stowaway would be -13 F, at 30,000 it would be -45 in the wheel well — and at 40,000 feet, the mercury plunges to a deadly -85 F
Lol, feet and degrees Fahreheit, wtf is this, the 17th century?
Oh wait. America.
Apple, Google Vying For Mobile Game Exclusivity
because of micropayment hell.
Was looking forward to it and would have paid for it.
Quoted for great truth.
PvZ was and remains a fantastic little cartoon tower defence game. PvZ2 is rubbish.
Expert Warns: Civilian World Not Ready For Massive EMP-Caused Blackout
Well, as the article said, God might do something.
Heartbleed Coder: Bug In OpenSSL Was an Honest Mistake
Never stay up rushing commits on New Year's Eve.
Apple, Google, and Amazon's Quest For One Remote Control Is Futile
It's the only sort of TV entertainment where the value of the product drops like a stone relative to the time since broadcast.
Game of Thrones? Awesome, can't wait, will download and watch it when I get some spare time.
Superbowl? I'm putting my life on hold so I can watch the broadcast in real time.
Live sports is the only sort of TV entertainment that is PIRACY-RESISTANT. That's where the money is, so that's where the content licensing battles will be fought.
Snowden: NSA Spied On Human Rights Workers
Amnesty International are political radicals now?