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The World Fair of 2014 According To Asimov (From 1964)

cerebralpayne Go back in time a give Asimov a vision (352 comments)

"Mr. Asimov, did you know that in 2013, a quarter of all Americans will own an android?"
"Why, the future will be astounding!" ...

"Another quarter will have iOS!" trollface.jpg

about a year ago
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Microsoft Is Sitting On Six Million Unsold Surface Tablets

cerebralpayne Surface RT is working for me at work (550 comments)

I take it to meetings and take notes with OneNote and switch to my calendar or e-mail or Office when needed. Also if I am troubleshooting something away from my office, I take it with me and connect to the Internet with a screen size that is preferable to a phone. If I need to do something not supported in the RT system, I can use Remote Desktop to a full-fledged Windows machine. Now, I could do some of this with an Android or iPad, but it's nice having the Windows interface. Also I prefer carrying the tablet around to lugging around a laptop. Having said all that, I still do 95% of my work at a desktop, and I'm not sure the value from the tablet is really worth the high price.

At home, I don't have any need for a tablet. I'm either doing involved stuff on a laptop or quickly looking things up on a phone.

about a year ago
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Survey: 71% of consumers say 'nothing' could get them to buy a BlackBerry

cerebralpayne I would do anything for love (1 comments)

but I won't buy a BlackBerry under any circumstances.

- Meat Loaf

about a year and a half ago
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You Can't Say That On the Internet

cerebralpayne "Water" and "I don't know" (432 comments)

Those are the things you can't say. Not without getting soaked, anyway.

about 2 years ago
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Tech Manufacturing Is a Disaster Waiting To Happen

cerebralpayne denuded (224 comments)

I'm just excited about learning a new word that I'll have to try to work into a conversation today.

more than 2 years ago
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Ask Slashdot: Best Adventure Game To Start With?

cerebralpayne Re:Zelda (480 comments)

I spent many hours in my youth falling down holes in Death Mountain while Ganon laughed at me.

more than 3 years ago
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Google To Host International SVG Conference

cerebralpayne Re:Really, about time. (38 comments)

It bugs me that when printing or taking a screenshot of a web page with graphics that were originally vector-based but had to be converted to PNG, the coarseness of the graphics look awful next to the crispness of the text.

more than 5 years ago
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Best 2+ Player Video Games?

cerebralpayne cooperative (279 comments)

My wife and I like to play console games together when we can, but prefer cooperative games, and she doesn't like FPSs. We have found 3 really good, fairly recent games that we played through and beat:


They aren't too hard, but are still challenging, and they stay interesting throughout. I wish we could find more like these, especially ToeJam & Earl.

about 8 years ago

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