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Americans Don't Want Targeted Ads

basementman Re:Jesus, what balls... (404 comments)

I would much rather have advertisements than have the alternative, paying cash.

more than 4 years ago

What To Cover In a Short "DIY Tech" Course?

basementman Re:Go with basics (256 comments)

Because nothing says a good time like Electrostatic Discharge.

more than 4 years ago

eBay Denies New Design Is Broken, Blames Users

basementman Re:Lack of standards. (362 comments)

Get off
my lawn
you crazy kids
putting more
than one word
on a line.

about 5 years ago

English Wikipedia Reaches 3 Million Articles

basementman Re:Let me defend the Wikipedia here (192 comments)

Well it's true Wikipedia does a lot more traffic than Slashdot, Alexa rankings are total bullshit.

more than 5 years ago

Scientists Create Artificial Bones From Wood

basementman Been Doing This For Years (138 comments)

I've been making bones from wood since puberty, these scientists obviously never took health class in middle school.

more than 5 years ago

First Internet-Connected Pacemaker Goes Live

basementman I hope that's a one way connection (158 comments)

Otherwise that lady is going to be in for quite the surprise when the pacemaker starts looking at youporn.

more than 5 years ago

Is Intel Killing 12-Inch Displays On Netbooks?

basementman Re:At some point... (297 comments)

That used to be true of a desktop.

more than 5 years ago

Firefox 3.6 Alpha 1 Released

basementman Gotta Love Slashdot Linking (212 comments)

Getting the code right to link to something on Slashdot is so hard not even the editors can get it. Maybe that's a sign of something.

more than 5 years ago

Malaysian Government Wants Internet Filtering

basementman Re:Religion and Internet Filtering (113 comments)

I think the reason they don't censor the internet in Russia is because the government knows it would get it's ass handed to them by the good citizens of the internet if they did.

more than 5 years ago

Garbage Collection Algorithms Coming For SSDs

basementman Re:when drives are "idle" ? (156 comments)

They will be Idle whenever Slashdot needs something stupid to post.

more than 5 years ago

Microsoft Hardware Demos Pressure-Sensitive Keyboard

basementman What could go wrong (212 comments)

Rubber dome keys, keys do different things based on different pressures, extra useless features, won't be hard to type on at all.

more than 5 years ago

Murdoch Demands Kindle Users' Info

basementman Quality journalism really isn't cheap (433 comments)

Quality journalism really isn't cheap, Slashdot can't even bother to link to an actual source for any of this information.

more than 5 years ago

Sony Takes Aim At Amazon's Kindle

basementman Re:new form of book burning (273 comments)

Maybe they should join up with Amazon. That sounds right up their alley.

more than 5 years ago

Medical Papers By Ghostwriters Pushed Hormone Therapy

basementman Re:Here come the Lawyers (289 comments)

In the US you can sue just about anyone for just about anything. It's just a question of whether or not you will win.

more than 5 years ago

Has Conficker Been Abandoned By Its Authors?

basementman Re:Whaticker? (174 comments)

Wow, looks like you're the first one to get their wireless driver working.

more than 5 years ago

Microsoft Drops Windows 7 E Editions

basementman Re:Better way to go (423 comments)

"This way more users get to see how good $fanboysbrowserofchoice is too."

more than 5 years ago

EMI Only Selling CDs To Mega-Chains From Now On

basementman Justifying Piracy (334 comments)

Well at least this will give Slashdot to justify their pirating ways.

more than 5 years ago



How far would you go to defend net neutrality?

basementman basementman writes  |  more than 5 years ago

basementman (1475159) writes "How far would you go to defend a major move against net neutrality? Such as outright censorship of a certain political viewpoints, tiered prices to access certain websites or a required identification system to be able to post content to the internet? Surely everyone would complain about it on the internet, but would you protest in the streets, hack censoring services, riot, storm relevant buildings, or stage a full scale violent revolution? How much is the neutral internet worth to you and how far would you go to protect it?"

How do I make my Netbook more manly?

basementman basementman writes  |  more than 5 years ago

basementman (1475159) writes "I recently purchased a 10 inch white MSI wind. As you can see it's a small computer and it's good for what I use it for. I get a lot of comments from women saying it is "cute" or "adorable". Not the good kind of cute that will get me laid though, the kind of cute that says they thing I have different sexual presences than I actually do (not that there is anything wrong with that). So how can I make my netbook more manly, or at least have some witty line to respond to the their comments."


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