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NHTSA Tells Tesla To Stop Exaggerating Model S Safety Rating

drcheap Re:He'll love that (284 comments)

5.4, you moron.

about 10 months ago

Hammerhead System Offers a Better Way To Navigate While Cycling

drcheap Re:Overthinking it (249 comments)

Why not a smartphone app that hooks into the mapping/GPS/nav services, shows a large flashing arrow and reads out navigationally with vocal commands via a bluetooth earphone?

Yeah, it could even have voice recognition capabilities so that you can speak to it and ask it how to get to location XYZ.
I should go patent that before someone else .... aw dammit!!

about 10 months ago

Researcher Shows How GPUs Make Terrific Network Monitors

drcheap That's it? (67 comments)

So in violation of /. convention, I went ahead and read TFA in hopes that were would actually be something more than "we solved yet another parallel computing problem with GPUs." Nope, nothing. Not even some useless eye candy of a graph showing two columns of before/after processing times.

And the article just *had* to be split into two pages because it would have killed them to include that tiny boilerplate footer on page one. What a least it wasn't a blatant slashvertisement!

about 10 months ago

China's "Singles Day" Is the World's Biggest Online Shopping Blitz

drcheap Re:When is American Thanksgiving? (120 comments)

I believe the plural of Columnbus is Columbii.

about 10 months ago

International Space Station Infected With Malware Carried By Russian Astronauts

drcheap Re:Oh, the irony... (226 comments)

"...where even without internet access, malware can infect systems..."

What a preposterous thought! There is absolutely no way a virus could spread to other computers without ... The Internet!

about 10 months ago

WRT trans fats, the FDA should ...

drcheap Re:Outright bans are not smart (376 comments)

Our bodies can break down natural trans-fats, no problem.

Interesting, but Wikipedia says that is controversial.

Good thing we have trustworthy sources of medical/biology knowledge like Wikipedia!

about 10 months ago

Ask Slashdot: Is iOS 7 Slow?

drcheap Re: wouldn't be the first time.... (488 comments)

2^3 = 10 ?? Must be that "new math" they are teaching these days, or some very large value for 2.

about a year ago

Ask Slashdot: Is iOS 7 Slow?

drcheap Re: yawn (488 comments)

You don't have to wait for the animation to fully complete. It will unlock even when halfway faded in. Maybe even sooner if you have good aim :)

about a year ago

Your Brain Waves Are a Password: How Your Next Car Will Check You're Not a Thief

drcheap Re:About face! (169 comments)

That's okay, they'll just buy up the company that came up with this technology and we'll see it as the next replacement for the finger scanner somewhere around the iPhone 7S timeframe.

1 year,6 days

Unboxing Boston Dynamics' DARPA-Ready Atlas Robot

drcheap ObUSSR (42 comments)

In Soviet Russia, robot unboxes you!

1 year,11 days

Qualcomm Says Eight-Core Processors Are Dumb

drcheap Re:9 Pregnant Women (526 comments)

8 lawnmower engines Ferrari But is it still true that 9 pregnant women can produce a baby in only a month?

If they all happen to be working in a genetics lab on a cloning project, it's entirely possible.

about a year ago

Qualcomm Says Eight-Core Processors Are Dumb

drcheap Re:Octomom (526 comments)

No, but there was definitely a high degree of parallelism going on inside her for approximately 9 months.

about a year ago

Qualcomm Says Eight-Core Processors Are Dumb

drcheap Re:qualcomm is right (526 comments)

I imagine that at the time, 32MB would have been a retarded waste of RAM for most people--

ObM$Bashing: Have you see what windows does with RAM these days? There are several 32MB chunks of "restarted waste of RAM" scattered about the address space.

about a year ago

The History of The Oregon Trail

drcheap Re:Surprising... (58 comments)

That he didn't die of dysentery.

It's because that was added in a later revision of the code.

Geez...doesn't anybody read RTFA?

about a year ago

An Interesting Look At the Performance of JavaScript On Mobile Devices

drcheap Re:TLDR version (157 comments)

Your super short summary was still 3 paragraphs long... TL;DR indeed!

about a year ago


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Achievement Whoring

drcheap drcheap writes  |  about 4 years ago

Describe my scoop? Well it's a hemispherical surface with a handle and it digs nicely in to cartons of ice cream.

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