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British Army Looking For Gamers For Their Smart-Tanks

Dan Askme xbox gamers only? (153 comments)

I drove tanks, flew planes and helicopters, even had control of power sources.

Urban Assault

Wasted talent sitting here, wasted.
If only i had an Xbox with ultra realistic autoaim/autopilot gameplay (sarcasm)....


Doctor Who To Teach Kids To Code

Dan Askme Re:UK Only? (164 comments)

British Broadcasting Corporation.

4 days ago

Doctor Who To Teach Kids To Code

Dan Askme Re:UK Only? (164 comments)

At the moment it appears that this is only accessible in the UK. Are there any plans for it to be released elsewhere (without having to circumvent location blocking)?

British Broadcasting Commission.
And yes, they block all non-UK IP addresses from accessing the BBC websites. Anyone in the UK who watches live TV must pay a TV license, which all goes to the BBC. So in effect, only we (the UK) pay for the service, and, are given access to it.

You'll either have to wait for BBC worldwide to take it on, or, get yourself a VPN in the UK.

4 days ago

Which Android Devices Sacrifice Battery-Life For Performance?

Dan Askme Irrelevant. Comes down to users. (108 comments)

Which Android Devices Sacrifice Battery-Life For Performance?

The ones owned by people who dont know about background processing?

The majority of users have no clue why/how the battery drains, each device and its user will get different "real world" results.
At the end of the day, those users probably couldn't care less because they can magically charge it with electricity!

4 days ago

3D-Printed Gun Earns Man Two Years In Japanese Prison

Dan Askme Japan += Gun; //NULL (329 comments)

Japan loves its "traditions". He would of got away with a 3D printed samurai sword.

4 days ago

Apple Doesn't Design For Yesterday

Dan Askme Apple Doesn't Design For Yesterday? (369 comments)

No shit.
Apple designs for tomorrow with only one thing in mind ($), like every other "for-profit" company.

What a pointless article, honestly.

5 days ago

Gigabit Cellular Networks Could Happen, With 24GHz Spectrum

Dan Askme Range? (52 comments)

Cellular networks currently use frequencies between 600 MHz to 3 GHz with the most desirable frequencies under 1 GHz

Mostly because the wavelength and potential range at 600-3000MHz(UHF) is greater than those at 24ghz (SHF).

Longer wavelength, longer range. Rocket science.

5 days ago

Eggcyte is Making a Pocket-Sized Personal Web Server (Video)

Dan Askme Glorified (94 comments)

USB drive, For idiots.
Lets be honest.

about two weeks ago

Samsung's Wi-Fi Upgrades Promise Speeds Up to 4.6Gbps

Dan Askme eliminating co-channel interference? (92 comments)

By using “wide-coverage beam-forming antenna” and “eliminating co-channel interference

More like:
By using “High Radiation” and “eliminating Human interference by destroying the brain cells"

about two weeks ago

BitHammer, the BitTorrent Banhammer

Dan Askme Python - Destroying the planet? (429 comments)

Clearly you care more about getting free internet access than saving the planet.

Why didnt you write it in c++? do you not care about:
- Energy usage of your program
- The impact it will have on world energy supply usage
- The extra heat generated to process python on your CPU, impacting the worlds environmental temperature.

But hey, we can all be aholes like you when we use your mentality of thinking.
I'am off to make a program written in Java that keeps my CPU usage at 100%, because noone will let me share their radiator for free..........

about two weeks ago

Where Intel Processors Fail At Math (Again)

Dan Askme /fp:strict (239 comments)

Failing that, use a pen and paper.

about two weeks ago

The Era of Saturday Morning Cartoons Is Dead

Dan Askme Tron Uprising was awesome (320 comments)

Only cartoon i've actually enjoyed as an adult (eg: since i was 10 years old):

And, they cancelled it....
But in 4 years time, i'll be able to rewatch it with my son, whooo!

about three weeks ago

HP Is Planning To Split Into Two Separate Businesses, Sources Say

Dan Askme Re:Let me guess... (118 comments)

I'd go with:
Company 1 = Hewlett
Company 2 = Packard

But, i'am sure the marketing muppets will come up with something "cloud" related.

about three weeks ago

Marriott Fined $600,000 For Jamming Guest Hotspots

Dan Askme More to a point we care about (278 comments)

How did he do it?
News for nerds, come on!

about three weeks ago

Apple To Face $350 Million Trial Over iPod DRM

Dan Askme Re:RealPlayer? Sigh... (135 comments)

degraded into a process-hogging bloatware-laden pig that people began uninstalling in disgust.

Strange, it does seem like the realplayer devs are still active in the majority of todays software.

about three weeks ago

WSJ: Google X Display Team Works Toward Bezel-Free Modular Displays

Dan Askme Desperate Times? (56 comments)

Posting for a paywall article? Budget must be low at Slashdot to advertise for wallstreet journal.
You getting 20% of the signup costs?

Great article i bet, shame i'am too fucking tight to give you 20p to read it.

about three weeks ago

Lost Sense of Smell Is a Strong Predictor of Death Within 5 Years

Dan Askme So why am i still alive? (139 comments)

I lost my sense of smell over 15 years ago.
+1 to smoking, and for making this report complete bullcrap!

about three weeks ago

Euclideon Teases Photorealistic Voxel-Based Game Engine

Dan Askme Re:So... (134 comments)

They're just showing a cloud of points with some color.

Array of dots.

As we are wise and ignoring the bullshit marketing words.

struct Voxel{
unsigned long Id;
vector4 Colour; //r,g,b,alpha
vector3 vLocation;
float fScale;

about a month ago



Coinye Currency Abandoned due to Legal Threats

Dan Askme Dan Askme writes  |  about 9 months ago

Dan Askme (2895283) writes "West, who alleges that the creators of Coinye are trading on his name and image without permission, had previously filed suit against the anonymous coders who are creating it. Today he broadened his attack to include the operators of Coinye exchanges including,, and

Coinye developers have apparently abandoned the project."

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