Finnish Anti-Piracy Site Pirates Thepiratebay Content
It's not pirated content. Ever notice the Kopimi link at the bottom of TPB pages?
Valve and JJ Abrams Collaborating On Half-Life, Portal Movies
Valve and JJ Abrams Collaborating On Half-Life, Portal...
*Deep inhale of excitement*
Ask Slashdot: Linux Mountable Storage Pool For All the Cloud Systems?
Quite. You can get unlimited data for an absurdly cheap price.
Intel CEO Tells Staff Windows 8 Is Being Released Prematurely
A little too obvious. Is anyone anti-shilling yet?
Sony Announces 'Superslim' PS3
If only they let you hold down the PS button on the controller, bringing up a menu allowing you to shut down the system amongst other things.
Data-Mine Your Own Facebook Data With Wolfram Alpha
As it says in the blog post:
If you’re doing this for the first time, you’ll be prompted to authenticate the Wolfram Connection app in Facebook, and then sign in to Wolfram|Alpha (yes, it’s free).
The Rebirth of PC Gaming? Bring On the Modders!
My sister bought a Wii early on, she played it religiously for about a month. Since then I've clocked about 10 horus on it and that's far more than she has put in.
Did she only play it on Sundays?
Ask Slashdot: What's the Most Depressing Sci-fi You've Ever Read?
There are alternate endings; I never really liked the original ending (though that could have been the execution rather than the concept). Not sure what the book ends with though (didn't know there was one).
Has a Biochem Undergrad Solved a Cosmic Radiation Mystery?
There seems to be some consensus that it's an aurora ('wonderful' suggesting visually pleasing) and has also been described as fire from Heaven.
Berkeley Law Releases Its First Web Privacy Census
Another Opera user here. I enable cookies from only the site I visit, and they're auto-deleted when I close Opera. Coupled with the Wand and Notes/Personal info only a right-click away, it keeps a lot of the guff out of the system.
Google Blockly — a Language With a Difference
If [not wall to the left] or [wall ahead] then turn left
Else move forward
Ask Slashdot: Ambitious Yet Ethical Software Jobs?
In general, the more money you want to make, the more ethics you have to drop.
How Many Seconds Would It Take To Crack Your Password?
A few years ago, MSN let me change my Live password online to a 16 character password. Unfortunately, Live Messenger artificially limited you to entering 8 characters when logging in.
Microsoft Ignores Usability With All-Caps Menu in Visual Studio
Freaking Office 2010 with the ribbon crap confuses the heck out of me, because I can never find the function I want. Where's the undo function? Find-and-replace? Full justification? I know they're in that mess of Egyptian hieroglyphics, but I have no clue where.
CTRL+Z, CTRL+H, CTRL+J?
Is Facebook Going To Buy Opera?
Agreed. And without an alternative browser I want to use, I may just have to leave the Internet. Time to buy that yacht :)
The 30 Best Features of Windows
Don't waste your time clicking through all the advert-ridden pages of banality.
I know it doesn't address the rest of your comment but it's easier to read/skim.
Flashback Trojan Hits 600,000 Macs and Counting
I have never ran antivirus on my mac, I have never been infected.
How do you know?