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Social Robots May Gain Legal Rights, Says MIT Researcher

craash420 Re:Do beef cows have rights? (288 comments)

You're almost funny! I believe the GP is differentiating between beef cows and dairy cows.

about 2 years ago

Social Robots May Gain Legal Rights, Says MIT Researcher

craash420 Re:No. No. Fuck no. (288 comments)

Anthropomophizing machines will not enable you to create better policy than any other fantasy belief system.

Besides, they really hate when you do that!

about 2 years ago

10 Internet Connections At Same Time

craash420 Re:Nook (152 comments)

Go home, Dad, you're drunk.

about 2 years ago

Chinese Man Builds His Own Prosthetic Hands

craash420 Re:Impressive! (144 comments)

... like a Faygo can.

Violent Jay, is that you?

more than 2 years ago

Khan Academy Launches Computer Science Curriculum

craash420 Re:Mighty broad definition of "language" there (146 comments)

"Oh please. Visual basic. Intercal. Assembly language / raw machine code. Cobol. Pascal. Awk !"

Nearly 20 years after the class I still cringe thinking about it.

more than 2 years ago

Using Non-Newtonian Fluids To Fill Potholes

craash420 Re:More Patents (260 comments)

" rescue idiots like you trapped in their mom's basement."

I've only known a couple of firefighters, but I seriously wouldn't want one of them to find me in their mom's basement!

more than 2 years ago

George "geohot" Hotz Arrested In Texas For Posession of Marijuana

craash420 Re:Smart people can be dumb (578 comments)

He was caught with a molecule, everything's bigger in Texas.

more than 2 years ago

File Sharing In the Post MegaUpload Era

craash420 Re:Blame Napster (334 comments)

I was never trolled that bad but back in Napster's early days I downloaded Spiderman numerous times under different names. I never understood how making people think you have all the latest movies to share would increase the size of your e-peen.

more than 2 years ago

Tales of IT Idiocy

craash420 Re:Make it idiot-proof... (181 comments)

Good thing you sent it back, otherwise they'd be one short and you'd have an extra!

more than 2 years ago

Ask Slashdot: Handing Over Personal Work Without Compensation?

craash420 Re:Hey dumb ass (848 comments)

I'm happy for you, but here the owners take care of their management team (adult kids) and top performers (the kids' friends). I know, sadly from experience as well.

more than 2 years ago

Law Professors On SOPA and PIPA: Don't Break the Internet

craash420 Re:Let me explain something (283 comments)

Thanks, I was hoping for a car analogy!

more than 2 years ago

Designer Creates "Euthanasia Roller Coaster"

craash420 Re:Really? (409 comments)

You forgot two important steps:

3. ???

more than 2 years ago

Reaction To Diablo 3's Always-Online Requirement

craash420 Re:It seems good (591 comments)

I don't know anyone who doesn't have a persistent internet connection, except for those who specifically don't want one.

Hi, my name is John, I'm pleased to make your acquaintance. I rent paddle boats on the weekends and I have three to eight hours of free time each day. I have access to my laptop but not internet.

Blizzard is obviously willing to sacrifice non-connected consumers.

That's the most intelligent part of your post. Vote with your dollars.

more than 3 years ago

Facebook Linked To One In Five Divorces In US

craash420 Re:Sensationalism (292 comments)

Slashdot serves ads.

What are these "ads" of which you speak?

more than 3 years ago


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