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AMD's New Flagship HD 6990 Tested

clintonmonk Re:why? (164 comments)

If you have to ask, then you're not the target audience.

more than 3 years ago

The Moon Has a Fluid Outer Core

clintonmonk Re:And yet, (127 comments)

it was custom ordered ... being not too soft, or not too hard

Let me guess, the surface is not too hot, but not too cold? ;)

more than 3 years ago

'I Just Need a Programmer'

clintonmonk Re:As an example (735 comments)

I "had an idea" for Kinect over a decade ago. Having toyed with VR stuff and motion capture and the like I though "Man, it'd be really awesome to have a device that does visual and shape capture at the same time, to be able to get a full 3D capture of a world in to an editor." I personally was thinking something along the lines of an IR laser rapidly scanning a scene (like a laser shape capture device but larger).

oblig after reading your first line:

more than 3 years ago

Like Democracy, the Web Needs To Be Defended

clintonmonk Re:Begs a question (108 comments)

Silly smagruder. You can't end questions with periods.

more than 3 years ago

Life Found In Deepest Layer of Earth's Crust

clintonmonk Re:Living under surface (335 comments)

Why don't humans populate more of the inner earth?

You've read H.G. Wells' book The Time Machine, right? Didn't work out too well for them.

more than 3 years ago

Apple Reportedly Heading Off iPhone 'Glassgate'

clintonmonk Re:Don't be too brutal with Apple (255 comments)

That's just it, though. Cell phones are not meant to last forever. Companies expect (and want) you to have to buy a new one every couple of years.

As long as people keep buying these phones, companies have no reason to make better ones.

*And yes, I myself am part of the problem; I own a 3GS.

more than 3 years ago

James Cameron Commissions Submarine To Visit Challenger Deep

clintonmonk Re:Sad, actually (285 comments)

... and we, as humankind, went on with out collective dicks in our collective hands.

Sounds good to me!

more than 3 years ago

iPhone Jailbreak Uses a PDF Display Vulnerability

clintonmonk Re:PDF (289 comments)

I forget can some one remind me what P.D.F. stands for again?

Pretty Dumb File.

more than 4 years ago

New Mars Rover Rolls For the First Time

clintonmonk Re:Wheels (100 comments)

Oh, see I thought that they were actually dressed up as rabbits.

more than 4 years ago

Java IO Faster Than NIO

clintonmonk First Post (270 comments)

First post..., I knew I shouldn't have used that Java interface to post on Slashdot.

more than 4 years ago

Google's Streetview Privacy Snafu Prompts Lawsuit

clintonmonk Re:Google shouldn't worry (418 comments)

Finally, an analogy Slashdot can understand!

more than 4 years ago

StarCraft II To Be Released On July 27

clintonmonk Re:Not a Series (220 comments)

I'll still buy it.

Exactly. You speak with your wallet.

more than 4 years ago

Can World's Largest Laser Zap Earth's Energy Woes?

clintonmonk Re:Article is horribly misleading (372 comments)

to sustain itself by eating everything around it

obviously you've never seen my sister at dinnertime. she's practically gone supernova!

more than 4 years ago

Can World's Largest Laser Zap Earth's Energy Woes?

clintonmonk Re:Funding... Anyone? (372 comments)

within the next two years...

say, sometime late in 2012?

more than 4 years ago

The Mystery of the Mega-Selling Floppy Disk

clintonmonk Angelina Jolie (558 comments)

well duh, it's the hackers that are buying them.

more than 4 years ago

What Is the Future of Firewalls?

clintonmonk Re:Feature, not bug (414 comments)

Things that are stupid, slow, and require physical access are that much more secure... in bed.

more than 4 years ago

How Many Hours a Week Can You Program?

clintonmonk Re:Obligatory XKCD (547 comments)


I was about to post this.

more than 4 years ago


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