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Why Are There More Old Songs On iTunes Than Old eBooks?

Trentula Re:ebookoid has 1 million ebooks (77 comments)

Library Genesis ( has been great when I need to find texts of the academic variety.

about 6 months ago

Yik Yak, After Complaints From Schools, Suspends Its Service In Chicago

Trentula Sharpie (167 comments)

Is sharpie going to stop selling markers in this area? I remember someone writing on a bathroom stall that I was a faggot. No idea who.

about 6 months ago

Ask Slashdot: Are AdBlock's Days Numbered?

Trentula Re:The wrong question is being asked.... (731 comments)

Do you consider it unethical if people recognize you and tailor their conversation with you to your shared interests?

about 8 months ago

Linksys Resurrects WRT54G In a New Router

Trentula Re:Cost? (310 comments)

How big is it? How much power does it draw?

about 9 months ago

JavaScript-Based OpenRISC Emulator Can Run Linux, GCC, Wayland

Trentula Re:triple threat (89 comments)

I'm surprised it wasn't written in C++ and compiled to JavaScript...

about a year ago

Reddit Bans Subreddit Dedicated To Finding Navy Yard Shooters

Trentula Re:Freedom of speech... (159 comments)

You are not safe, however, from the consequences of pissing people off.

Like advocating for the freedom of slaves...

1 year,6 days

Ask Slashdot: When Is It OK To Not Give Notice?

Trentula Re:No notice, no reference (892 comments)

I can then extrapolate that to every employer everywhere then, right?

about a year ago

The Data That Drove Yahoo's Telecommuting Ban

Trentula Re:I can slack off anywhere (529 comments)

But I can easily find you if I need to ask you something, instead of sending an e-mail I hope you read in a timely matter, or hoping you don't have your phone on silent.

about a year and a half ago

Dad Hires In-Game 'Assassins' To Get His Son To Stop Gaming

Trentula Re:Just kick him out. (338 comments)

Hotels don't check your credit score when you're paying cash.

about a year and a half ago

No More "Asperger's Syndrome"

Trentula Re:Damn... (602 comments)

You're right. Let's throw out the entirety of medical science as mere semantics.

about 2 years ago

No More "Asperger's Syndrome"

Trentula Re:Damn... (602 comments)



a disordered or incorrectly functioning organ, part, structure, or system of the body resulting from the effect of genetic or developmental errors, infection, poisons, nutritional deficiency or imbalance, toxicity, or unfavorable environmental factors; illness; sickness; ailment.

Aspergers seems to fit the definition of disease.

about 2 years ago

Acer: Microsoft Surface 'Negative For The Whole PC Industry'

Trentula Google makes hardware (360 comments)

Google makes Android hardware, why isn't anyone complaining about that?

more than 2 years ago

Modest Proposal For Stopping Hackers: Get Them Girlfriends

Trentula Re:Good luck... (566 comments)

There are plenty of them. Problem is, they're overweight, work on XYZ, have an affinity for Cheetos, Mountain Dew, and avoiding showers. And these fat, disgusting male nerds have this false sense that they're entitled to a gorgeous woman.

more than 2 years ago

ADA May Force Netflix To Provide Closed Captioning On Content

Trentula Re:Is that serious, or a straw man? (694 comments)

There's nowhere in the constitution

Take it up with SCOTUS.

more than 2 years ago

Ask Slashdot: Syncing Files With Remote Server While On the Road?

Trentula Re:User your phone as file server (239 comments)

Or just use a dynamic DNS service. I can understand not wanting to use dropbox, as the data isn't encrypted.

more than 2 years ago

US Judge Rules Defendant Can Be Forced To Decrypt Hard Drive

Trentula Re:5Th Ammendment (1047 comments)

They never took that into account when they wrote the amendment and interpretation has to change to take that issue into account.

Cryptography predates the founding fathers.

more than 2 years ago

New Study Concludes Math Gender Gap Is Cultural, Not Biological

Trentula Re:Duh (472 comments)

Math major at a respected Uni here... math IS hard. Memorizing is the easy part, comprehension and then building on this comprehension is the hard part.

more than 2 years ago


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