Has Flow-Based Programming's Time Arrived?
So, LabView with DLLs dressed up as SubVIs would be FBP?
TSA Reminds You Not To Travel With Hand Grenades
It's in order to implement BYOD for the army. Publicly owned weapons would be kinda socialist, you know.
NSA Firing 90% of Its Sysadmins
"how the FUCK do you think everything is going to get done with 90 people?"
Block access to Slashdot?
How To Build a Simple Open Source Server Monitoring Solution With Mobile Support
Or as Bill Gates would put it, "When you're dying of malaria, nothing sucks more than finding an 'Error establishing database connection' on your blog hours after the fact".
The Rise of Linux In In-Vehicle Infotainment
- Regexp search for radio stations
- Job commute as a cron job
- vi as default editor
U.S. Independence Day is a ...
If you see a poll about Good times, don't answer it. It will ruin your computer!
Patching Software on Another Planet
I remember a lecturer telling exactly this story when I took a real-time systems course circa 2001...
Who Will Teach U.S. Kids To Code? Rupert Murdoch
Murdoch's people don't code - but they sure know how to hack!
Dotcom Alleges Megaupload Raid Was Part of Deal To Film The Hobbit
I think this time he is being humle. I mean he didn't claim to have written The Hobbit.
Slashdot Asks: How Will You Replace Google Reader?
Are all the Soviet Russia jokes on NSA from now on?
ESA Launches the 2013 Edition of the Summer of Code In Space (SOCIS)
In space, no one can hear you segfault.
Beer Drone Delivery Service For South African Music Festival
Raining beer - funnel included for premium subscribers.
Windows 8 Killing PC Sales
Most of the things that used to be standalone applications they now do online:
In short, Windows loses the home market when the home users switch from the old pirated copy of Office 2003 to cloud services.
Windows 8 Killing PC Sales
The "death of the PC" has been overhyped. The PC isn't dead, it's just mature.
Agree. And like refrigurators, people won't use put them all over their houses. PCs (as we know them) will resign to the home offices again, after their recent advancements to living rooms and kitchens. Tablets are designed to be home-user media machines, PCs are designed for work.
Google's Idea of Productivity Is a Bad Fit For Many Other Workplaces
Author is obsessed with the random encounters idea but effective teamworking is hardly mentioned at all.
In my view Agile is what's killing telework.
No Such Thing As a Tax-Free Lunch At Google?
This seems perfectly normal to me. I can't see why everyone seems so puzzled about the idea of tax on benefits. But then of course taxes are a national sport here in Sweden.
What's your usual coffee-making method?
Ever since I was a teenager people around me have kept telling me "You'll grow to like it". Well, I'm 30 now and I still don't like coffee. I've come to enjoy a lot of foods and beverages that are considered acquired tastes but never coffee.
You'll grow to like it.
Sony Buys Ericsson Out For $1.47 Billion
Ericsson has never been good at consumer electronics. The main reason for not quitting phone making 10 years ago was to secure supply of phones compatible with the mobile network standards they were advocating.
My phone is ...
It worked for so long I forgot the PIN code. So when it finally hung I need the PUK code...