top Stephen Hawking's New Speech System Is Free and Open-source
and we can get it where?
top Tor Project Sued Over a Revenge Porn Business That Used Its Service
Next up, AT&T is sued over a prank phone call. None of this could have happened if it weren't for those pesky kids, and the phone company!
top Boston Trying Out Solar-Powered "Smart Benches" In Parks
Will these be with or with spikes?
top Ask Slashdot: What Do You Do If You're Given a Broken Project?
If he makes it work, the original "respected" designer will jump in and claim all the credit....
No-win situation. Leave now.
Well, that all depends really. Is he receiving a paycheck in the process?
top Developer Loses Single-Letter Twitter Handle Through Extortion
"In the real universe, the phone service rep is a minimum-wage worker in a foreign country, whose top priority is keeping down their time-per-call-resolution metric"
And I would call that problematic by design. Mr Hiroshima didn't chose this for Paypal's business model, and Paypal is ultimately responsible for this.
top NYT: NSA Put 100,000 Radio Pathway "Backdoors" In PCs
agreed, it sound theoretically possible minus the 8 mile claim.
top Ford Rolls the Dice With Breakthrough F-150 Aluminum Pickup Truck
exactly, this isn't THAT radical. My 10 year old Honda Insight is mostly aluminum.
top Satanists Propose Monument At Oklahoma State Capitol Next To Ten Commandments
no, not in the least. Satanists (in the minds of Christians) just help to validate the Christian world view. The Atheists will continue to be the ones primarily driving the evangelicals nuts. Us, and the new pope.
top How LucasArts Fell Apart
overtime calculations don't work that way.
top Criminal Complaint Filed Against Facebook After Girl's Death
"If Google is capable of doing it....."
How about you? Are you capable of doing it? Good luck with your startup.
about a year and a half ago
top Driver Trapped In Speeding Car At 125 Mph
I blame hollywood, since the "stuck accelerator" is a popular trope in film. I've had numerous discussions with people on this matter who had no idea that simply shutting off the ignition would bring your run-away car to a halt. Just don't trigger the steering wheel lock.
top Moscow Plane Crash Caught On Passerby's Dash Cam
the first time you need it, even if it's the only time in your life, you'll be glad you had it.
top Anonymous Hacks Westboro Baptist Church
"They have made MILLIONS off of suing people that attack them for their repugnant views."
I've heard this statement made frequently, can you provide a source to a list of these cases including any damaged that they have collected?
top Media Center Key Accidentally Gives Pirates Free Windows 8 Pro License
"Apple sells hardware. Microsoft sells software. "
Mission statements aside, they both sell software and are in competition with each other.
top Fisker Hybrids Get Bad Karma From Superstorm Sandy
"How do you 'hide' the damage these cars have?
Easy, pop a kick panel and inspect any ground cables, and exposed metal above the floor level. These cars start rusting within days of exposure, and you can usually see a waterline once the carpet and/or kick panels have been exposed. I've had the not-so-pleasure of informing numerous people that their cars were submersed at some point in their history, and not a single person has responded with anything similar to "oh yea, I already know that".
top Apple Announces iPhone 5
Certainly someone from apple could bring us Hologram Jobs, patent it, and sue anyone else that does anything similar.
top Radio Shack's TRS-80 Turns 35
nothing but good memories for the TRS-80.
top Linux Users Banned From
Diablo III Servers
They don't need to support "linux" any more than they support "windows". Not perm-banning users for running in Wine would be pretty sufficient.
top Cisco's Cloud Vision: Mandatory, and Killed At Their Discretion
I own about a dozen of those Pc Engine WRAP / ALIX boards - some of the best money I've spent.
top Lack of Vaccination Sends Babies In Oregon To the Hospital
don't give them any more ideas.
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