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Hands-On Look At the BlackBerry Storm 2

carpe_noctem Re:The Disappointment of the Palm Pre (213 comments)

the damage to my hearing (after 20 years of listening to good music) wasn't repaired

I hate to break it to you, but Rush sucks. It appears that your hearing loss has been in vain.

about 5 years ago

Bing Users' Click-Through Rate 55% Higher Than Google Users'

carpe_noctem Re:Umm... cash back anyone? (268 comments)

...and I suppose a guy with a link in his sig for "get paid to take surveys online" would know a bit about this subject, no?

more than 5 years ago

Watching the IPRED Watchers In Sweden

carpe_noctem Re:Swedish does not derive from Latin (88 comments)

I am a native English speaker and I did not hear of habeas corpus until recently.

Dubya, is that you?

more than 5 years ago

Data Preservation and How Ancient Egypt Got It Right

carpe_noctem Re:Importance of information? (313 comments)

it will be useful for some of our descendants to have a record of our communications, thoughts, hopes, dreams, etc, plus the real reasons why W invaded Iraq

"He done tried to kill my daddy :("

It even fits in 140 chars. Just imagine, the memoirs of the greatest men of our generation, preserved in the twitter DB for future generations to re-tweet. It brings a tear to one's eye.

more than 5 years ago

Water Detected At Record Distance From Earth

carpe_noctem Re:The water is probably gone (104 comments)

Ah, that's a good point. And to think, I was only minutes away from pressing the big, red "launch" button on my spacecraft to fly myself over there for a drink.

more than 5 years ago

Private Donor Saves Fermilab

carpe_noctem Re:The sad thing... (560 comments)

To be fair, I think that the current arrangement is probably better than if it were 60% scientists, 20% politicians, and 1% lawyers. Yes, it's fun (and easy!) to hate on lawyers, but there are some places where they are actually needed. A house of legislation is one of them.

That being said, it probably wouldn't hurt things if that 1% scientists was 5%...

more than 6 years ago


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carpe_noctem carpe_noctem writes  |  about 12 years ago

So yeah, I thought I'd post an entry here just to see if anybody notices and whatnot. Just post a comment or something.

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