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Is Twitter Rendered Obsolete By Google+?

carpenoctem63141 Re:What is an Internet? (456 comments)

It's like a Chuck E. Cheese prize - you can't buy an Internet, but you can win it.

about 3 years ago

Scientists Breeding Super Bees

carpenoctem63141 Re:They tried this already. (248 comments)

Are there any birds left? I hear there's this thing you can do with the two.

more than 3 years ago

Italian Anonymous Hacker Cell Arrested

carpenoctem63141 Re:"Hacker Cell" (84 comments)

Now watch where many waves meet and get extra-high for a short time-span.

I think Afroman did a song about this. Anyway, it seems you're the one who needs a bit of a reality check. Supposedly the people in the article acted as a group of 3 people. Since you claim anybody can act under the name of Anonymous, bam, there exists a grouping within Anonymous.

more than 3 years ago

Anti-PowerPoint Party Formed In Switzerland

carpenoctem63141 Re:Candidate? (113 comments)

All these productivity issues would be solved if they could just figure out that magic bullet.

more than 3 years ago

Magnetic Nanoparticles Fry Tumors

carpenoctem63141 Re:Next step.. (111 comments)

It depends how large the nanoparticles are, I suppose. Down to a certain size and they can just be filtered out by the kidneys. I have some minor experience working with iron oxide nanoparticles to be used as MRI contrast agents and I believe there was just a window of time during which the MRI could be done and then after a few days the particles would be cleared from the bloodstream. To be honest, I didn't really think too much about it and was kind of shooting off the cuff. Obviously a lot depends on the size and type of the nanoparticles, how they are injected, and how they targeted the tumors. Being too lazy to RTFA, I don't really know what they did in this case.

more than 3 years ago

Magnetic Nanoparticles Fry Tumors

carpenoctem63141 Re:Next step.. (111 comments)

They're probably tested to make sure that they are cleared from the body the same way anything else is.

more than 3 years ago

Copyright Common Sense From Telecom Ericsson

carpenoctem63141 No prior art for common sense (183 comments)

Read the title initially as saying that Ericsson was trying to copyright common sense. Which seems pretty reasonable to me, there's definitely no prior art on common sense on the internet.

more than 3 years ago

Is There a Formula For a Hit Song?

carpenoctem63141 Re:genres and trends (243 comments)

What if I told you that 90% of movements written in sonata form had the sequence structure 'Exposition-Development-Recapitulation'? What if I told you that blues used a lot of ii-V-I progressions? Nothing interesting in this study, move along.

more than 3 years ago

Anonymous Leaks New Batch of Data

carpenoctem63141 Re:Good for them (53 comments)

Now that they've dealt with Zimbabwe, maybe they can find out what's going on with all those Nigerian princes.

more than 3 years ago

Future Actions Predicted From Brain Activity

carpenoctem63141 Re:Paper Rock Scissors? (72 comments)

They should have done the ESP card test from Ghostbusters.

more than 3 years ago

The Science of Human-Robot Love

carpenoctem63141 Re:How long until we prefer a machine? (137 comments)

I hear they have these things called vibrators and fleshlights. Apparently some crazy people still prefer human contact. Besides, if it ever gets to that point, we'll all be cyborgs anyway, so we'll still be loving our own kind.

more than 3 years ago

Can Ubuntu Linux Consume Less Power Than Windows?

carpenoctem63141 Re:Yes it can. (225 comments)

Yeah, but if you don't have it, your only other option is to kick ass.

more than 3 years ago

7 Hackers Who Got Legit Jobs From Their Misdeeds

carpenoctem63141 Re:Not irony (123 comments)

It's ironic that they decided this was news even though it's not the first time it's happened.

more than 3 years ago

The Lesson of Recent Hacktivism

carpenoctem63141 Re:"Arcane" (159 comments)

Actually, arcane means something is known to few/obscure. So an arcane security method could be interpreted as a security method that relies on obscurity.

more than 3 years ago

Happy Tau Day

carpenoctem63141 Re:Tau is already used (298 comments)

Ah, which is why we should adopt Chinese characters. There's no way we'd ever run out of those.

more than 3 years ago


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