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Google Acquires Zagat

city Re:Navteq uses Zagat (114 comments)

Hmm, at least now i won't be surprised when I see Google shutting down Zagat services next year.

more than 2 years ago
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Satellite Captures Burning Man From Space

city Typo Nazi (141 comments)

I'm not normally the type to point out grammatical mistakes made by commenters, but I feel like the comments should be a tad more scrutinized before published.

FTFC: "mistakes made my posters, "

I mean, come on guys...that's 3rd grade stuff there.

more than 2 years ago
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Atlantis' Final Reentry Over Cancun, Mexico

city Re:Spatial orientation (26 comments)

Good news is there's plenty of time to get this product to market in time for the next shuttle launch!

more than 3 years ago
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Sheikh Carves His Name In Desert So It's Visible From Space

city Re:Eco friendly version (in trees) (336 comments)

Ha, I doesn't look like he planted trees to make this one to me. Looks more like clearcutting. Not very eco friendly.

more than 3 years ago
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Tae Bo Workout Sent Skyscraper Shaking

city Re:Scientists are bad at the gym? (107 comments)

Surely your anecdotes will refute generations of unathletic nerdery... (braces for downmods...)

more than 3 years ago
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Zynga Seeks $1 Billion In IPO

city Re:All aboard! (93 comments)

In other news, LNKD up 5% today... Don't kill the messager please.

more than 3 years ago
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Thinking of Publishing Your Own $0.99 Kindle Book?

city Re:The biggest problem with self publishing (101 comments)

Consider me available if anyone has anything they would like me to edit. I read quite a lot already and am interested in getting into editting. Message me.

more than 3 years ago
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Google's Android Ambitions Go Beyond Mobile

city Re:Unwritten Addendum: (174 comments)

If it's a free service and saves me $ on the heat bill, I'll gladly divulge whatever utility meter data they want.

more than 3 years ago
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Chapel Hill Computational Linguists Crack Skype Calls

city Re:Speach recognition (156 comments)

Sorry im new here, there are articles?

more than 3 years ago
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Chapel Hill Computational Linguists Crack Skype Calls

city Re:Speach recognition (156 comments)

or hire these researchers I should say.

more than 3 years ago
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Chapel Hill Computational Linguists Crack Skype Calls

city Speach recognition (156 comments)

My Google Voice voicemail transcription gets about 1 out of 4 words correct. Can Google please buy this company already.

more than 3 years ago
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Massive LinkedIn IPO Raises Dotcom Bubble Concerns

city Re:I dont get it (169 comments)

Why would anyone want an account on linked in?

--To get a job.

More importantly, how on earth is Linked in going to make any money? Ever? --Employer accounts are expensive. LinkedIn makes money off these accounts. Not to mention advertising.

Who are the idiots investing in this garbage? --All the initial investors and IPO buyers just made a lot of money.

more than 3 years ago
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Ask Slashdot: Best Way To Leave My Router Open?

city Re:If Everyone Does It (520 comments)

Your revolution is over, Mr. Lebowski. Condolences. The bums lost. My advice is to do what your parents did; get a job, sir. The bums will always lose. Do you hear me, Lebowski?

more than 3 years ago
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Ask Slashdot: Best Way To Leave My Router Open?

city Re:It's a BAD IDEA (520 comments)

Yes, the "foolishness of such a policy these days". You people and your foolish liberties! Get a job hippies or we'll send in the SWAT team.

more than 3 years ago
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Is YouTube Launching a Netflix Competitor?

city Re:Sorry, not buying more hardware (162 comments)

On most netflix blu-ray players there is already a youtube app. I never use it, but i know its on my LG blu-ray player.

more than 3 years ago

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