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States Allowing Medical Marijuana Have Fewer Painkiller Deaths

YoungManKlaus In other news ... (214 comments)

countries with stricter gun laws have fewer gun-related deaths.

2 days ago

Slashdot Asks: How Prepared Are You For an Earthquake?

YoungManKlaus Re:Not Very Prepared (191 comments)

same, the biggest recorded quake n my area (somewhere in europe) was somewhere around 5 and that was a comfy 30km off...

about two weeks ago

The Tech Fixes the PS3 Still Needs, Eight Years On

YoungManKlaus Not a single "fix" (99 comments)

All of these are feature requests.

about two weeks ago

Ask Slashdot: What Do You Wish You'd Known Starting Out As a Programmer?

YoungManKlaus everything I didnt learn in school (548 comments)

less about programming-language-x and more about processes and stuff like collaboration and version control. Imho people should learn that asap, preferably even before they start developing "more serious stuff" (i.e. anything more than "hello world").

about two weeks ago

Researchers Find Security Flaws In Backscatter X-ray Scanners

YoungManKlaus How is that news? (146 comments)

I remember people successfully demonstrating tricking those things since they were first released.

about two weeks ago

Fighting Invasive Fish With Forks and Knives

YoungManKlaus Re:Creating demand? (180 comments)

exactly. ty for that link, thats what I was thinking about in the back of my head. also wtf downvoted this and for what reason?

about two weeks ago

Fighting Invasive Fish With Forks and Knives

YoungManKlaus Creating demand? (180 comments)

could that possibly go the wrong way because you create demand so later there will be an incentive to actually put _more_ invasive fish into the habitat?

about two weeks ago

How to Maintain Lab Safety While Making Viruses Deadlier

YoungManKlaus how about ... (218 comments)

not trying to create fucking deadly viruses in the first place?

about three weeks ago

The Benefits of Inequality

YoungManKlaus a little inequality is not the problem (254 comments)

too much is. if people die because others hoard all the resources (which is essentially whats happening now) then you have a problem.

about three weeks ago

Brookings Study Calls Solar, Wind Power the Most Expensive Fossil Alternatives

YoungManKlaus Since when is nuclear renewable? (409 comments)

Its quite clearly a limited resource, and leaves us with heaps of radioactive waste that nobody wants.

about three weeks ago

Off the Florida Coast, Astronauts Train For Asteroid Mission

YoungManKlaus Re:"Space Brothers" NEEMO episodes (84 comments)

Lol, wanted to post the same. That was one great show :)

about a month ago

Private Data On iOS Devices Not So Private After All

YoungManKlaus Surprise! (101 comments)


about a month ago

MIT May Have Just Solved All Your Data Center Network Lag Issues

YoungManKlaus Centralization sucks (83 comments)

if that component goes down in flames you are screwed!

about a month and a half ago

Ask Slashdot: Future-Proof Jobs?

YoungManKlaus COBOL programmer (509 comments)

because everyone said they'll decommission those system tens of years ago and they are still live and kicking ... and usually running in places where the money is, like banks :D

about a month and a half ago

Chinese Couple Sells Children To Support Online Game Addiction

YoungManKlaus on the bright side ... (131 comments)

they were obviously not so much addicted as to not even sleep with each other any more ;)
nah, seriously, lock those people up good and take away all gadgets.

about 1 month ago

Rocket Scientist Designs "Flare" Pot That Cooks Food 40% Faster

YoungManKlaus works only on gas (204 comments)

so everyone who does not have a gas stove does not care (which is pretty much everyone I know) - much to my dismay because I like gas stoves :(

about 1 month ago

Gamestop's Ludicrous Idea: Require Preorders To Unlock Custom Game Content

YoungManKlaus Re:glad i stopped gaming... (86 comments)

douchey restriction management

about 2 months ago


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