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Update: Mangalyaan's Main Engine Test Fired, Maven In Orbit

drainbramage Re:A test fire? (23 comments)

If there is one thing India has a lot of experience in it is remote support.

12 hours ago

NASA's Manned Rocket Contract: $4.2 Billion To Boeing, $2.6 Billion To SpaceX

drainbramage Re:I hate to be this guy... (187 comments)

Hhow, slow down there.
He didn't say he felt THAT guilty.
Besides, he needed to brag about having 'a newer model Honda Civic'.

about a week ago

U.S. Threatened Massive Fine To Force Yahoo To Release Data

drainbramage Re:It's a bad sign (223 comments)

It's a bad sign when people blame long dead politicians for the actions of people they just voted for.

about two weeks ago

Scientists Capture the Sound Made By a Single Atom

drainbramage Re:forest (100 comments)

You might want to read up on the ground breaking research by Dr. Wonhan Clapping.

about two weeks ago

Universal Big Bang Lithium Deficit Confirmed

drainbramage Re:Depressing News (170 comments)

Stop blaming obama for failures he clearly inherited from previous administrations.

about two weeks ago

US Rust Belt Manufacturing Rebounds Via Fracking Boom

drainbramage Re:Now comes the Time of the Envirowackos (191 comments)

Drinking more causes this kind of reasoning.
And it makes you call your ex girlfriend early in the morning.
Or so I hear.
Time for coffee.

about two weeks ago

CenturyLink: Comcast Is Trying To Prevent Competition In Its Territories

drainbramage Re:what's wrong with cherry picking? (110 comments)

They all server the same food, dude.
The choice is delivery by car, bus, or air mail.
Each delivery system has acquired exclusive rights to that delivery system in specific regions.

about three weeks ago

Fish Raised On Land Give Clues To How Early Animals Left the Seas

drainbramage Re:Well color me surprised! (62 comments)

I heard that you have to pay them scale.

about three weeks ago

Indiana University Researchers Get $1 Million Grant To Study Memes

drainbramage 3 steps. No, 4. (126 comments)

1: Find idiots in government handing out other peoples money (redundant)
2: Apply for grant
3: ???
4: Profit

about three weeks ago

Would Scottish Independence Mean the End of UK's Nuclear Arsenal?

drainbramage Re:Does it really matter ? (375 comments)

Are you thinking of one of the Americas as an ally?
One of today's Americas?

about 1 month ago

Ask Slashdot: Why Are Online Job Applications So Badly Designed?

drainbramage Re: ZERO jobs "come from HR." (278 comments)

You might be right.
HAL after all his memory had been removed.

about a month ago

Ask Slashdot: Why Are Online Job Applications So Badly Designed?

drainbramage Re: ZERO jobs "come from HR." (278 comments)

Business need first???
You've never worked for the government.

about a month ago

Was America's Top Rocketeer a Communist Spy? The FBI Thought So

drainbramage And (165 comments)

And an almost fanatical devotion to physics.

about 2 months ago

Two Cities Ask the FCC To Preempt State Laws Banning Municipal Fiber Internet

drainbramage Stop insulting scumbags. (200 comments)

I live in Washington.
Those aren't scumbags, those are democrats.
Stop insulting scumbags.

about 2 months ago

Favorite "Go!" Phrase?

drainbramage Re:Reailty (701 comments)

No, Rush is from Canada.

about a month ago

Police Recording Confirms NYPD Flew At a Drone and Never Feared Crashing

drainbramage Re:Fix this like we fix education (310 comments)

Thank you for the well reasoned response.
Always nice to meet a well educated gentleman.
Oh, and thanks for proving my statement, your mommy must be very proud.

about 2 months ago

Utility Wants $17,500 Refund After Failure To Scrub Negative Search Results

drainbramage Re: Seattle politics (110 comments)

No, Carrasco is not that stupid.
The Seattle politicians are THAT stupid, they are a first surface reflection of the voters.
The prices in Seattle are a leftover from hydro projects completed decades ago.
Washington/Seattle politicians and SCL are eroding that resource and shifting the monies to their pet constituents.
And the local press is the fat cheerleader.

about 2 months ago

How Google Map Hackers Can Destroy a Business

drainbramage Re:Wikipedia survives it (132 comments)

Good enough for you is an unfortunate place to stop.

about 2 months ago



Can you Eliza (or Siri) Robocallers?

drainbramage drainbramage writes  |  more than 2 years ago

drainbramage (588291) writes "I'm sick of those robocalls trying to get personal info. They ignore the do-not-call list and my requests to not call me.
I have begun to waste their time by coming up with random questions, but this also wastes my time.
Why can't something like Elica (or Siri) be interfaced to my phone?
Anyone using their Linux box as a phone answering machine have an idea?"


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