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TOR Wants You To Stop Using Windows, Disable JavaScript

bobamu Re:Firefox (341 comments)

Since they are advocating throwing away an entire OS due to a flaw in Firefox, I'll go one step further. Throw out your entire PC and you'll be 100% secure.

But but but they can go through your garbage!

That's ok, throw out your garbage too!

Oh.. wait.

about a year ago

NSA Provided £100m Funding For GCHQ Operations

bobamu Re:quality (143 comments)

Probably collected them while working at GCHQ

about a year ago

What's Next For Smartphone Innovation

bobamu Re:The next killer feature: (257 comments)

One word: Teledildonics.

The thought of that being a killer feature is quite terrifying.

about a year and a half ago

Can Valve's 'Bossless' Company Model Work Elsewhere?

bobamu Re:They have Bosses (522 comments)

If they don't have bosses who did all that firing a few weeks ago? They may have less managing than any place else, but they still have bosses. This isn't Lord of the Flies

This is exactly what I was thinking. And I'm curious why this comment seems to have been modded down.

about a year and a half ago

US Stealth Jet Has To Talk To Allied Planes Over Unsecured Radio

bobamu Re:They're all idiots (270 comments)

So I wouldn't hold my breath that the Brits would be any better than Americans, my good sir!
Close enough?

about a year and a half ago

Ask Slashdot: Why Is It So Hard To Make An Accurate Progress Bar?

bobamu I too am surprised. (736 comments)

at the lack of progress in this technology. ( Yeah, I know, I even had mod points, I'm sorry ).

about a year and a half ago

Linus Chews Up Kernel Maintainer For Introducing Userspace Bug

bobamu And I suddenly have this image in my head (1051 comments)

of Linus shouting "Developers! Developers! Developers! Developers! Developers! Developers! Developers! Developers!" while slowly losing the capacity to breathe and then flinging the last remaining chair in the room at somebody.

about a year and a half ago

Patent Troll Sues X-Plane

bobamu Re:Errrm what? (214 comments)

Only if, in theory, everyone is a theoretical asshat.

about 2 years ago

Ask Slashdot: What's the Most Depressing Sci-fi You've Ever Read?

bobamu Re:Sky Crawlers (1365 comments)

Sky Crawlers is positively cheerful compared to Saikano

more than 2 years ago

Does Grammar Matter Anymore?

bobamu Re:It's like this. (878 comments)

That's most likely a mute point.

more than 2 years ago

Microsoft Wrongly Gives Britain the Day Off

bobamu Re:meh (253 comments)

Well, I'm going to write a treatise on how you just offended 60+ million people. Ah, on second thoughts, too much effort, *reaches for cup of tea*

more than 2 years ago

Meet The Man Who Designed a Tablet Computer 15 Years Before the iPad

bobamu "Invented" the tablet in 1990's? (374 comments)

I'm sure I saw someone using a tablet computer in the 1984 (which I'm pretty sure was before the 90's) film "Runaway" starring Tom Selleck. I think this concept might have been around a while longer. As much as Hollywood science makes some people sad, I wonder how many "unique" inventions and concepts appeared some years after a movie.

more than 2 years ago

Indian Government To Track Locations of All Cell Phone Users

bobamu Re:Great (151 comments)

I'd be seriously amazed if they aren't already doing this.

more than 2 years ago

Scientists Create World's First Atomic X-Ray Laser

bobamu Re:is an xray pump laser truly needed? (145 comments)

The laser in "oskar, kina and the laser" talked. Spanish TV was strange in those years.

more than 2 years ago

International Organization To Assess Earth Defense From Space Dangers

bobamu Re:Armageddon! (93 comments)

If we can clone Bruce Willis and make a frozen stockpile it means we can bombard the space disaster with a mass of ice cold bruce willi missiles until its velocity is changed (this may be known as the yippie ki yay effect) such that it is safely deflected back into space thus solving the problem for ever. Maybe I haven't thought this plan through, but it seems no less reasonable than any other plan that makes no sense.

more than 2 years ago

Astronomers Estimate Milky Way May Have 100 Billion Alien Worlds

bobamu Re:Plus minus 50 billion (294 comments)

Well, you could become Supreme Overlord of the Amazonian Women, hot green chicks, and Galactic Girls Gone Wild Planet

more than 2 years ago

Using a Tablet As Your Primary Computer

bobamu Re:...Good for you? (627 comments)

dude, it makes you an iPro, which sounds like a potential name for a market segment.

more than 2 years ago


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