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Yahoo Shuttering Its Web Directory

ahaweb Re:Webmail (116 comments)

Writing walls of text without paragraphs is called lacking literary manners. The people I know who do it are the intellectual equivalent of obese people.

about three weeks ago
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Emma Watson Leaked Photo Threat Was a Plot To Attack 4chan

ahaweb Re:WRONG!! (590 comments)

It seems to have backfired though, after Rantic was outed.

about a month ago
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Emma Watson Leaked Photo Threat Was a Plot To Attack 4chan

ahaweb Re:Emma Watson is full of it (590 comments)

There's more to the value of labor than how much education someone has. I know it's hard for you to imagine what those other factors could be, but just because you can't imagine something doesn't mean it doesn't exist.

about a month ago
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Emma Watson Leaked Photo Threat Was a Plot To Attack 4chan

ahaweb Re:Emma Watson is full of it (590 comments)

Slaves don't have opportunities to work as non-slaves. What on earth are you talking about.

about a month ago
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How Our Botched Understanding of "Science" Ruins Everything

ahaweb Re:All too often (795 comments)

We never know what anything is (noumena), we only know what it does (phenomena).

about a month ago
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Friendly Reminder: Do Not Place Your iPhone In a Microwave

ahaweb Re:If you're not smart enough to realize this is B (240 comments)

Good point. The article mis-labelled as "others have fallen for the Wave hoax" doesn't mention anything about anybody actually falling for it.

about a month ago
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Snowden's Leaks Didn't Help Terrorists

ahaweb Re:defined by mainstream media coverage (183 comments)

The "conversation" before Snowden was establishment voices calling people like us tinfoil hat wearing conspiracy theorists.

about a month ago
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Ask Slashdot: Any Place For Liberal Arts Degrees In Tech?

ahaweb Re:Common sense (392 comments)

It's quite dogmatic to simply assume that there is no more to non-dogmatic critical thinking than common sense, or that common sense itself is not often dogmatic.

about a month ago
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Tim Cook Says Apple Can't Read Users' Emails, That iCloud Wasn't Hacked

ahaweb Re:If true thats great (191 comments)

That's like calling spam "free advice".

about a month ago
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Microsoft Killing Off Windows Phone Brand Name In Favor of Just Windows

ahaweb Re:Nokia Lumia Windows Phone (352 comments)

The headline says they're replacing "Window Phone" with "Windows", but this is totally wrong. They're replacing "Windows Phone" with "Microsoft Lumia", and dropping the Nokia name completely as fast as possible.

about a month ago
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Massive Study Searching For Genes Behind Intelligence Finds Little

ahaweb Re:Great news (269 comments)

Tips fedora.

about a month ago
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Why Women Have No Time For Wikipedia

ahaweb Re:demography & culture (579 comments)

As a man, I say speak for yourself, "sausagefest" does not offend me whatsoever.

about 2 months ago
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Russian Military Forces Have Now Invaded Ukraine

ahaweb Re:Not exactly news for nerds (848 comments)

Civ III. Civ V doesn't permit military stacks of death.

about 2 months ago
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California Passes Law Mandating Smartphone Kill Switch

ahaweb Re:Legislating Technology (233 comments)

That doesn't lock out USB connections.

about 2 months ago
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Man Booted From Southwest Flight and Threatened With Arrest After Critical Tweet

ahaweb Re:name and location tweeted... (928 comments)

What would a ruler want with an entire population of peasant women?

about 3 months ago
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Two Cities Ask the FCC To Preempt State Laws Banning Municipal Fiber Internet

ahaweb Re:raise money privately? (200 comments)

Interesting thought experiment: how do you differentiate a non-profit competitor from a merely poorly run competitor that doesn't set prices to maximize profits?

about 3 months ago

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