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Pollution In China Could Be Driving Freak Weather In US

cgfsd Butterfly (138 comments)

So it is true, if a butterfly flaps its wings in China .... The Butterfly Effect

11 hours ago

NYC Considers Google Glass For Restaurant Inspections

cgfsd Buy a decent camera (104 comments)

Instead of spending $1500, why don't they buy a decent camera with a flash for 1/10 of the cost.
Maybe throw in a tablet for $300 to help documentation.

The Glass sucks at low light conditions and high contrast conditions found in coolers and kitchens.
Using Glass sounds good, but common sense sounds even better.

5 days ago

How Airports Became Ground Zero In the Battle For Peer-to-Peer Car Rentals

cgfsd Its all about the Tax (66 comments)

It all boils down to companies paying tax to someone one, be it the government or airports in this case.
As long as everyone pays the taxes, no issues. Try to bypass the taxes and lawyers shall descend upon thee.

SFO is cheap compared to other airports for taxes, in Vegas it works out to be about 50% tax on top of the rental bill.

about two weeks ago

UN Court: Japanese Whaling "Not Scientific"

cgfsd Route for the Whalers (188 comments)

Is is just me, or does anyone else route for the whalers in Whale Wars?

about two weeks ago

Weev's Attorney Says FBI Is Intercepting His Client's Mail

cgfsd All prison letters screened (109 comments)

In prison, all communication to the outside public is recorded and screened.
Standard protocol.

about three weeks ago

Google Tries To Defuse Glass "Myths"

cgfsd Re:The real problem with google glass (363 comments)

Myth #11 - Glass is useful

I have one, I can confirm that the Glass is a $1500 conversational starter, that is about it.

Buy a tablet at 1/10 the cost.

about three weeks ago

Google Tries To Defuse Glass "Myths"

cgfsd Re:Yea, because glassholes will have learned (363 comments)

I have a Glass, it is pretty useless actually. It can take pictures but you either need to wink or touch the Glass to do it.
The video is pretty much worthless, it takes a few seconds worth of video and if you want to continue you have to tap the Glass.

You can see where someone points a camera, you can see where the Glass is pointed as well.

Trust me, the Glass is less useful that a tablet that is 1/10th the cost.

about three weeks ago

Ask Slashdot: College Club Fundraising On the Fly?

cgfsd PORN (89 comments)

Do what every college student does now a days, make porn!
Although the amateur radio club might not be a good pool to pull from.

about a month ago

Physicists Test Symmetry Principle With an Antimatter Beam

cgfsd Charlie Brown's Teacher (106 comments)

Anyone else read that and hear Charlie Brown's teacher in their heads?

about a month and a half ago

NSA and GHCQ Employing Shills To Poison Web Forum Discourse

cgfsd Same shit, different media (347 comments)

Governments have been doing this for a very long time, the only difference now is the media in which it is delivered.
Previously it was the newspaper and radio, now it is the Internet. Playbook stayed the same.

about 2 months ago

I'd prefer military fiction books that are ...

cgfsd Set on fire (236 comments)

I prefer military fiction books that are set on fire.
Then again, I just to watch the world burn.

about a month ago

Anti-GMO Activists Win Victory On Hawaiian Island

cgfsd Re:going after GMO is like banning screwdrivers (510 comments)

"I'd love to see the natural way that potatoes would breed with jellyfish to get the genes to glow when they need to be watered."
Sounds like a great plot line for a B horror movie, mind if I use it?

about 3 months ago

Juno Needs Radio Amateurs!

cgfsd E.T. (82 comments)

E.T. Phone Home, but only use Morse code please.

about 6 months ago

Boeing Turning Old F-16s Into Unmanned Drones

cgfsd Mystique of a Fighter Pilot (239 comments)

There goes the mystique of a fighter pilot. Now any fat guy in shorts and sandals can belly up to the controls. Wahoo, I have a new job career!

about 7 months ago

DoD Declassifies Flu Pandemic Plan Containing Sobering Assumptions

cgfsd Pigs Vs Birds (337 comments)

I prefer the swine flu over the bird flu. Bacon tastes so much better coming back up.

about 7 months ago

Ask Slashdot: Preventing Snowden-Style Security Breaches?

cgfsd Re:Nothing can be done... Nothing (381 comments)

Ultimately you cant prevent this. The biggest deterrent is the thought of making big rocks into little rocks at Leavenworth for the rest of your life. Snowden needs to get ready to make a lot of little rocks.

about 9 months ago

2 Men Accused of Trying To Make X-Ray Weapon

cgfsd Re:Whatever gave them that idea? (470 comments)

Why go through all the work of building a death ray? Why not just hand out free cell phones?

about 10 months ago

Feds Drop CFAA Charges Against 'Hacker' Who Exploited Poker Machines

cgfsd Broken Legs (144 comments)

I would worry more about being taken out into the back alley and having my legs broken. Casinos don't like people winning their money. He was lucky to only be arrested.

about a year ago

North Korean Missile Raised To Firing Position, Says US Official

cgfsd Flag that says Boom (636 comments)

Anyone else expecting the launch to end with the rocket tip opening up with a giant clown flag that says "Kaboom!!!!!!!!!!!!" With multiple exclamation marks because they wanted a really big boom.

1 year,5 days

Ask Slashdot: How To Stay Ahead of Phone Tracking ?

cgfsd Re:Don't carry one (259 comments)

Even taking out the battery doesn't work anymore. The NSA has mandated that a small hidden backup battery be installed in every new phone to keep the GPS tracking on. I used to wear tinfoil hats, but I found they didn't offer enough protection. Now I wear lead foil hats, much better.

1 year,15 days


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