top Most Americans Support Government Action On Climate Change
"The trouble with ignorance is that it feels so much like expertise."
We Are All Confident Idiots
top Network Solutions Opts Customer Into $1,850 Security Service
The reprobates at Network Solutions re-enable auto renew every couple of months, forcing me to log in and turn it off again. Someone should write a Firefox add-on to do that automatically. The cretinous chimps have also been guessing the new expiration dates on expired credit cards in order to charge those auto renewals.
top Linus Torvalds Admits He's Been Asked To Insert Backdoor Into Linux
Reflections on Trusting Trust
top Man Campaigns For Addition of 'Th' Key To Keyboard
Use the "Y" key for the thorn. Didn't you RTFW?
about a year and a half ago
top Wi-Fi Light Bulbs Shipping Soon
I wonder what my electric bill will be like when my light bulbs are mining bitcoins for China?
about a year and a half ago
top What Could Have Been In the Public Domain Today, But Isn't
If an intellectual property isn't worth keeping available for sale, then the copyright owner should lose their exclusive copyright. Copyright is to promote the progress of science and useful arts, not facilitate their abandonment and loss!
top How Corruption Is Strangling US Innovation
You really are the beneficiary of a Progressive Education of you believe that class warfare is the GOP's plan:
Class Warfare: The Mortal Enemy Of Economic Growth And Jobs
The Communist Manifesto
top Ask Slashdot: What Were You Taught About Computers In High School?
Eight-inch floppies that booted the UCSD p-System on a Western Digital Pascal Microengine. I wrote a 3-D tic-tac-toe game in Pascal.
top I believe humanity will first achieve ...
I thought it said "immorality"...
top My most recent tax bill was ...
This humorless nerd, however, can read English and understood the poll to be about my tax bill, which my employer overpaid. When you go to McDonald's and buy a Big Mac combo and pay with a twenty and get change back, would you understand that McDonald's paid you to eat their unhealthy meal?
top Senator Rand Paul Detained By the TSA
There ya go thinkin' again. It's unconstitutional to arrest or detain a congressman traveling to or from congress (article I, section VI).
top RIAA Lawyer Complains DMCA May Need Revamp
Responsible content producers don't produce content they can't afford to protect.
top Earth Officially Home To 7 Billion Humans
Stop turning food into fuel!
top Ask Slashdot: Best Way To Learn About Game Theory and AI?
Central planning doesn't work nearly as well as decentralization of knowledge does.
top Can AI Games Create Super-Intelligent Humans?
The gold farming bot that can pay off a $14.8 trillion debt has my vote!
top New IMF Head Says US Must Raise Debt Limit, or Face 'Nasty Consequences'
Your "honest" people don't seem to have a problem with the theft that is income taxes and sales taxes and for some reason they never consider good private services that compete to keep prices down. "The socialists believe in two things which are absolutely different and perhaps even contradictory: freedom and organization." - Élie Halévy
top White House Releases Trusted Internet ID Plan
Probably more like EDIPI: .
top Winter weather this year has been ...
A 1961-90 baseline is only commonly used by Global Warmers because it skews the data to support their argument. What does this graph tell ya?
top Eric Schmidt Out, Larry Page In As Google CEO
I'd like to get paid to sit around all day and just think about technology. I'd send Google my resume, but the technology I'd think about is over thirty years old.
top Electric Cars May Be Made Noisier By Law
Raymond Scott's Powerhouse should be mandated by law to play from all electric/hybrid vehicles.