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Ford Ditches Microsoft Partnership On Sync, Goes With QNX

Ukab the Great Re:Riiiiight. (232 comments)

Handjob? No. More likely they got a RIM job.

about two weeks ago
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Material Possiblities: A Flying Drone Built From Fungus

Ukab the Great This story makes me imagine (52 comments)

John Cleese instructing someone on what to do if they're attacked with a mushroom.

about two weeks ago
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The Fastest Camera Ever Made Captures 100 Billion Frames Per Second

Ukab the Great Great idea (122 comments)

But the costs for developing all that film would be outrageous..

about three weeks ago
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18th Century Law Dredged Up To Force Decryption of Devices

Ukab the Great ROT-13 (446 comments)

"1st century cipher used by Caesar dredged up to force decryption of devices."

about three weeks ago
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Volcanic Eruption In Japan Disrupts Flights

Ukab the Great All the smart herpetologists (24 comments)

Know a really big lizard is behind all of this.

about three weeks ago
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Employers Worried About Critical Thinking Skills

Ukab the Great Straight Shooter (553 comments)

With Upper-Management Written All Over Him

about 2 months ago
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Help ESR Stamp Out CVS and SVN In Our Lifetime

Ukab the Great Unmaintained garbage (245 comments)

Compared to the code you'll find in a CVS or SVN these days, the VCS itself is the leadt of your problems.

about 2 months ago
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The Largest Ship In the World Is Being Built In Korea

Ukab the Great It would be ironic (275 comments)

If they forgot to add toilets.

about 2 months ago
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The One App You Need On Your Resume If You Want a Job At Google

Ukab the Great Re: Analogy (205 comments)

If analytics samurai draw a lot of false conclusions from bad data, will they commit ritual suicide?

about 2 months ago
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Ask Slashdot: Dealing With an Unresponsive Manufacturer Who Doesn't Fix Bugs?

Ukab the Great Re:Stop paying. (204 comments)

Totes agree with everything you said.

about 2 months ago
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The Malware of the Future May Come Bearing Real Gifts

Ukab the Great The more that changes... (103 comments)

The Malware of the Future May Come Bearing Real Gifts

Malware you can't delete off your machine and that destroys your computer slowly, such as Symantec and MacAfee, have gifted users free trials for years.

about 2 months ago
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Ask Slashdot: Dealing With an Unresponsive Manufacturer Who Doesn't Fix Bugs?

Ukab the Great Your bed, lie in it. (204 comments)

While I agree with gist of your sentiment, you're making the assumption that the submitter was able to make the choice of vendor. Not all of us get to choose which technologies we're required to support. Maybe a pointy-haired boss told the guy to go with the vendor because his buddy, the vendor's CEO, let's him win at golf.

about 2 months ago
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Ask Slashdot: Dealing With an Unresponsive Manufacturer Who Doesn't Fix Bugs?

Ukab the Great Stop paying. (204 comments)

In rare cases, you can still pay people for a subscription you don't use and use an alternative instead. e.g. Use an open source piece of software. The only small hitch is that usually executives mandate something be used if they pay for it. Which is why these cases are rare.

about 2 months ago
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Darth Vader, Yoda, Chewbacca Aim To Invade Ukraine's Govt. In Upcoming Elections

Ukab the Great I have a bad feeling about this (63 comments)

Ukranian Darth Vader will solve the seperatist rebel problem by incinerating the planet that shelters them. Incidentally that will also solve Ukraine's debt problem, crime, and energy dependence on Russia.

about 3 months ago
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Are the World's Religions Ready For ET?

Ukab the Great Is ET (534 comments)

Ready for the world's religions?

about 3 months ago
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Rosetta Code Study Weighs In On the Programming Language Debate

Ukab the Great Re:Confirming the obvious. (165 comments)

A study recently found that "Duh" is far more succinct than "You're telling us something we already new", and "No shit sherlock" applies greater annoyance at the repetition of redundant information.

about 3 months ago
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"Big Bang Signal" Could All Be Dust

Ukab the Great Re:Dust? (133 comments)

Yes.

about 2 months ago
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Astrophysicists Identify the Habitable Regions of the Entire Universe

Ukab the Great GRB's necessary for advanced life, perhaps? (80 comments)

On the other hand, it might very well be that without galactic ray radiation shaking up the DNA mix every now and then we'd all still be pond scum right now.

about 2 months ago
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When Scientists Give Up

Ukab the Great STEM (348 comments)

The problem is that we don't have enough people graduating with STEM degrees. All the smart people people at Fox news know this.

about 3 months ago
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Net Neutrality Is 'Marxist,' According To a Koch-Backed Astroturf Group

Ukab the Great Big Government (531 comments)

Acting as if they invented the Internet; they've been trying to take it over since the 70's.

about 4 months ago

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