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Experiment Shows People Exposed To East German Socialism Cheat More

aurb Re:let me correct that for you. (619 comments)

Exactly - the government owned everything. People didn't own anything, no matter how hard they worked. It was considered OK to steal from the government, because the government, in a way, stole from the people.

about 5 months ago
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Solar-Powered Electrochemical Cell Used To Produce Formic Acid From CO2

aurb Re:Amazing technology (133 comments)

Yes, but who owns the patents? If you cannot keep others from using this technology and make all the money, it's useless...

about 6 months ago
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Microsoft Continues To Lose Money With Each Surface Tablet It Sells

aurb This is our chance... (179 comments)

to destroy the evil empire! If we buy enough surface tablets, Microsoft will lose all of its money and go bankrupt!

about 8 months ago
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Second World War Code-cracking Computing Hero Colossus Turns 70

aurb Re:MOVIN’ ON UP. (110 comments)

Could be. Or maybe it's the larger fonts - easier to read and click at my age :-)

about a year ago
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Second World War Code-cracking Computing Hero Colossus Turns 70

aurb Re:MOVIN’ ON UP. (110 comments)

I'm OK with beta. I almost like beta. And that's what makes me worry. Maybe I'm loosing my nerdiness...

about a year ago
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NASA's Next Frontier: Growing Plants On the Moon

aurb Re:Awesome (193 comments)

And then nuke the entire site from orbit - it's the only way to be sure.

about a year ago
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ArkOS: Building the Anti-Cloud (on a Raspberry Pi)

aurb Re:Home server not the fix-all (166 comments)

Colocation for Raspberry Pi? I'm sure there are services like that.

about a year ago
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Actress Sues IMDb For Revealing Her Age

aurb So... (465 comments)

how old is she? No, wait, don't post here, or we'll get Slashdot sued!

more than 3 years ago
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CMU Researchers Create Multitouch Surface Anywhere

aurb This is perfect... (81 comments)

... for those who like to touch themselves!

more than 3 years ago
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Google Starts to Detail Dart

aurb Great! (219 comments)

What the world needs is yet another language. One that solves the same problems in the same way, only with code that looks slightly different.

more than 3 years ago
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Toyota Black Box Data Is More Closed Than Others'

aurb Re:Dude! (276 comments)

Indeed they are. Mod parent up!

more than 4 years ago
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The Most Useless Key On My Keyboard Is...

aurb Re:Num Lock! (939 comments)

But keeping Num Lock off saves power...

more than 5 years ago
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The Most Useless Key On My Keyboard Is...

aurb Re:As a vi user... (939 comments)

Bah! Real vi users use Ctrl+[ instead of Esc :-)

more than 5 years ago
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The Most Useless Key On My Keyboard Is...

aurb Missing option (939 comments)

The Any key

more than 5 years ago
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Pi Calculated To Record 2.5 Trillion Digits

aurb Re:Well... (432 comments)

You mean the Creators are sending us a goatse?

more than 5 years ago
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Checked out from the library right now, I've got ...

aurb Missing option (369 comments)

I'm not sure...

more than 5 years ago
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Judge Thinks Linking To Copyrighted Material Should Be Illegal

aurb Re:So this implies... (390 comments)

If no one clicks a link, is it still a link?

more than 5 years ago
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Netbook-Run Dice Robot Can Rack Up 1.3 Million Rolls a Day

aurb Re:No random, no paradox (280 comments)

But you can still imagine the paradox...

more than 5 years ago
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Netbook-Run Dice Robot Can Rack Up 1.3 Million Rolls a Day

aurb Re:Why? (280 comments)

...neither is anything else. (random), ...an actual random event..

It's a good thing I have my paradox absorbing crumple zones installed...

more than 5 years ago

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