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Most Sensitive Detector Yet Fails To Find Any Signs of Dark Matter

brunokummel Wimps? Wimps everywhere ! (293 comments)

from the article :
"... physicists are not ready to give up on the idea of detecting WIMPs. They may simply have a lower mass, or may be more weakly interacting than originally hoped....We have some way to go"

So former wimps are having a hard time finding WIMPs themselves? That's an interesting turn of events !!

about a year ago

Drive With Google Glass: Get a Ticket

brunokummel apparently... (638 comments)

....she didn't see it coming.... ba dum tss!

about a year ago

Unmanned 'Terminator' Robots Kill Jellyfish

brunokummel Re:Really? (149 comments)

these are not normal Korean jellyfish, these are an invasive species, looks like fat american variety, but actually traced to the torpedo-tubes of israeli submarines lurking in Asian waters.

usnavy has sonar which repeatedly and consistently kills most whales within its range. this fact has been largely ignored until last week. mass-media prefers to blame dead whales on the Northerners and Japanese.

sharks are altogether a different problem

Gotta kill these fat american invaders!

Smile!! You're on NSA Camera!

about a year ago

4G Broadband May Jam GPS

brunokummel Bad News! (118 comments)

Can you imagine how chaotic the eletromagnetic spectrum will be when the Bieber's 6G Fever hits off ??

more than 3 years ago

I'd rather my paycheck be denominated in ...

brunokummel Re:G-O-L-D Baby. (868 comments)

Gold has no practical value. The only reason some people are willing to spend money on it is because they like shiny things. I would suggest that things that actually have a practical value (food or oil for example) are a better store of value.

oh come on! It's not as good electrical conductor as copper or silver, but it has its value! Not to mention that it works well as a reflector for electromagnetic radiation!

about 4 years ago

Microsoft Puts the Kibosh On Kinect Sex Game Plans

brunokummel If you know Microsoft's policy... (419 comments)

you just know that there must be someting in the License of their products that states: "No one can screw our costumer, but us!"

more than 4 years ago

Life-size Eva Unit 01 Being Built In Japan

brunokummel Re:It's Relative (80 comments)

This, kinda lame.

The Gundam mecha model (jpeg), however, looks fucking awesome.

I'm looking forward to the Doraemon model! =D

more than 4 years ago

Fatal Flaw Discovered In Invisibility Cloaks

brunokummel Let's start over. (255 comments)

What about looking for other projects ?

I'm particularly fond of Instant Portable Holes rather than invisible cloaks.

more than 4 years ago

StarCraft Cheating Scandal Rocks Korea

brunokummel Re:A-list? What? (471 comments)

Speaking as a non-American... who the f**k is Lebron James???

Who knows. I haven't heard of him either. Best guess based on this story: He probably plays Warcraft instead of Starcraft.

I thought he had mentioned Leeroy Jenkins! =D

more than 4 years ago

Magnetism Can Sway Man's Moral Compass

brunokummel Moral on different parts of Earth. (586 comments)

Considering the variations on magnetism on the surface of Earth, I wonder if the differences of moral in different regions of the globe has anything to do with the variation on the magnetism on the planet.

if it has, i'm getting out of here, unless of course a big earthquake fixes the problem!!

more than 4 years ago

India First To Build a Supersonic Cruise Missile

brunokummel Re:Bad for Pakistan (319 comments)

I doubt Pakistan can be happy at all about this development. It's one thing to have a nuke, another to be able to deliver it. This makes a first strike weapon from Hell. About the time you figure out the war is on....it's over.

What keeps them to shoot each other then? IMHO is the effect that a first strike would cause on the striker itself, for example, if India strikes first, all the islamic world will come down on India, and if Pakistan launches it first, all the rest of the world will come down on them. As it alway has been, Nukes are more like a strategy weapon than a tactical one. You only have it to be able to threat your enemy not to kill him.

more than 4 years ago

India First To Build a Supersonic Cruise Missile

brunokummel Re:Really? (319 comments)

The summary (and article) are better than the headline. This isn't either: a) the first supersonic cruise missile; or b) the first maneuverable cruise missile. But it is, apparently, the first maneuverable supersonic cruise missile.

Now they only need to attach lasers to their friggin heads!!

more than 4 years ago

Flaw In Emergency Response System May Have Killed Hundreds

brunokummel Re:More like a flaw in statistics (437 comments)

It seems that the software downgraded to category B if the fall was larger than 6 feet regardless of other (category A) factors.

e.g., the patient has been shot and stabbed and drowned and fell 8 feet so it's a category B now.

That is a fault in the software.

So it's simple to fix it. Just insert another question: "Is the person well ? Is he begging for his life? or does he look like he's dead?"

more than 4 years ago

Of the options below, I'd most like to learn more ...

brunokummel Cooking! (515 comments)

That's the option for me! What? It's a real science!

more than 4 years ago

Solar-Powered Augmented Reality Contact Lenses

brunokummel Re:sounds cool but... (213 comments)

...where the hell is my FLYING CAR !?

due to the high energy demand of the flying car factories, we are focusing on a Cold Fusion Plant for a while...but I tell you that it'll be released before Duke Nukem Forever.

more than 4 years ago

Father of the Frisbee Dies At 90

brunokummel Re:Not accurate (89 comments)

I seem to recall watching a documentary that showed the frisbee being invented some time back in 1885 or 1886.

..Just look at his picture ..these are sure 1930's futuristic clothes! =D

more than 4 years ago


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A right tribute to the mother of us all...

brunokummel brunokummel writes  |  more than 8 years ago Multics (Multiplexed Information and Computing Service) is a mainframe timesharing operating system begun in 1965 and used until 2000. Multics began as a research project and was an important influence on operating system development. The system became a commercial product sold by Honeywell to education, government, and industry. This web site describes the hardware, software, and people that made the system the best thing of its kind for many years(of course until Unix came along!!).

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