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California Passes Law Mandating Smartphone Kill Switch

afaiktoit way around this? (233 comments)

what if they just pull the battery or put the phone in a faraday cage till they're shipped off to china/wherever so they cant be bricked?

about a week ago
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Ask Slashdot: How Dead Is Antivirus, Exactly?

afaiktoit Re:Linux's Security (331 comments)

correct. and you forgot to mention the biggest security threat to any OS, the user.

about two weeks ago
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Android Motorcycle Helmet/HUD Gains Funding

afaiktoit Re:easy enough... (126 comments)

yeah, to activate it you tilt your head towards the mirror icon

about three weeks ago
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Android Motorcycle Helmet/HUD Gains Funding

afaiktoit easy enough... (126 comments)

buy any helmet you want and a google glass. problem solved.

about three weeks ago
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For Fast Internet in the US, Virginia Tops the Charts

afaiktoit I see a pattern... (98 comments)

Internet speed inversely proportionate by distance from washington dc :P

about three weeks ago
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Are Glowing, Solar Smart Roads the Future?

afaiktoit Zombies Ahead! (193 comments)

how long till its hacked?

about 4 months ago
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Student Records Kids Who Bully Him, Then Gets Threatened With Wiretapping Charge

afaiktoit Re:Rewarding the bullies... (798 comments)

might say the same for military bases, its just a school for bigger kids

about 5 months ago
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Australian Team Working On Engines Without Piston Rings

afaiktoit piston cooling (368 comments)

how do keep the piston cool? seems like spraying oil would get into the grooves and stop the air waves from being formed.

about 8 months ago
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Rice Professor Predicts Humans Out of Work In 30 Years

afaiktoit If movies have taught us anything... (808 comments)

In the future there'll be a high demand for robot hunters and mercenaries to combat skynet.

about a year ago
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Library.nu and Ifile.it Shut Down

afaiktoit Re:Farenheight 451 (336 comments)

I guess instead of going on a tinfoil hat rant you could just bust the drm on any books you buy and burn them to a cd. problem solved.

more than 2 years ago
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Canadian Company Plans Solar-Powered Heavier-Than-Air Airships

afaiktoit Re:Helium? (218 comments)

Plus hydrogen is an energy carrier. You get your lift and fuel all in one.

more than 2 years ago
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Cloud-Based, Ray-Traced Games On Intel Tablets

afaiktoit over wireless lan? (91 comments)

If this could work over a wireless lan to a beefy desktop computer it might be feasible.

more than 3 years ago
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Former Intel CEO Andy Grove Wants Struggling Industries To Stop Slacking

afaiktoit Re:No thanks (235 comments)

If only there were as many protests to stop mountain top removal as there are to stop from putting up wind farms. Plus all the slack coal gets over their slag and ash dumps and all the mercury they're putting into the fish.

more than 4 years ago

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