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Computer Error Grounds Flights In the UK

drpimp Re:"Computer" failure? (68 comments)

Or could just be a software issue. "Computer Failure" is quite vague.

about a week ago

Pacific Northwest Lab's Sensor-Packed Fish Gauges Hydropower Facilities

drpimp What happens when ... (28 comments)

A fish comes along and mistakes it for food? Looks a hell of a lot like the swim baits we use to catch fish down here in the south west, except A LOT more $$$.

about a month and a half ago

Ex-CBS Reporter Claims Government Agency Bugged Her Computer

drpimp Re:She's.. (235 comments)

.... selling a book! Also, I am not sure why she feels the need to say she had a phone next to her and that gave her a tilted look into data she was seeing deleted. I just saved a bunch of money by switching to Geico.

about 2 months ago

Favorite clickbait hook?

drpimp Missing Option (238 comments)

What happened next will amaze you ...

about 2 months ago

Obama Administration Argues For Backdoors In Personal Electronics

drpimp Re:I call BS on this one.... (575 comments)

Different flavors / colors of koolaid? I heard they are brewing something and naming it Tea. And yet, another flavor of koolaid.

about 3 months ago

Ozone Layer Recovering But Remains Threatened

drpimp Re:Having read the papers... (59 comments)

/me places tinfoil hat on head
the chemtrails must be working

about 3 months ago

Does Learning To Code Outweigh a Degree In Computer Science?

drpimp Runtime vs Runtime (546 comments)

With someone that just codes, runtime equals XXX ms, with a comp. scientist, runtime equals big O notation for time and space.

about 4 months ago

Mars (One) Needs Payloads

drpimp A DNA Payload (77 comments)

Of my semen!

about 5 months ago

Ninety-Nine Percent of the Ocean's Plastic Is Missing

drpimp Re:It's sinking. (304 comments)

Fish actually DO eat plastic and yes they cannot digest it. Ask any fisherman who fishes artificial lures. Sinking is still a contributing possibility as well.

about 6 months ago

White House Pressures Legislators Into Gutting USA FREEDOM Act

drpimp Re:What does Obama know that we don't? (284 comments)

I think you listed them in ascending order of likelihood.

Maybe 5 is "he was just playing us for suckers on the campaign trail."

Isn't your suggestion what ALL politicians do? Obammers isn't any different.

about 7 months ago

FBI Need Potheads To Fight Cybercrime

drpimp Re:Let me know when you win that war on drugs? (319 comments)

If a hacker smoke pots in the woods and no one is around, does that mean it didn't happen? I am sure if you dug deep enough many of your neighbors are doing it at least occasionally; you just don't know about it. The mere fact that it's illegal most people don't go around with a blunt lit up promoting their usage.

about 6 months ago

Bill Gates Patents Detecting, Responding To "Glassholes"

drpimp Or another obvious one ... (140 comments)

Like trying to use your laptop in a public area (airport perhaps) that has cameras virtually everywhere. Which then would cause the user to either override the blur to cancel or not use their machine. What we need is a glasshole app that works with a blurring technology to decode the blurred screen. That way only the user with the glasses can read their screen. This could be allow customization to the user with some sort of private key shared with the glasses or also another type of public key shared among anyone who has that key can see the picture.

about 8 months ago

Bill Gates Patents Detecting, Responding To "Glassholes"

drpimp So ... (140 comments)

So this glasshole walks into a bar. I don't know what happened after that. It was either the intruding camera detection blur or the alcohol but all I then remember is talking about closing the analog hole and I soon realized I might be in a situation not to my liking.

about 8 months ago

An SSD for Your Current Computer May Save the Cost of a New One (Video)

drpimp Unless of course ... (353 comments)

You browse or use an app with 50+ tabs open at any given time ... true story my co-worker does this in almost every single app he has open that has tabs. It is sad ... that is all.

about 9 months ago

Facebook's Face Identification Project Is Accurate 97.25% of the Time

drpimp Well to be fair ... (149 comments)

Slashdot users already promote their privacy via face and neck beards and have been for years.

about 9 months ago

Britain's GCHQ Attacked Anonymous Supporters With DDoS

drpimp 3 Words! (133 comments)


about 10 months ago

HealthCare.gov Can't Handle Appeals of Errors

drpimp Re:Coders (208 comments)

Or instead, maybe they should have hired architects, engineers, and/or developers and not "coders" or "programmers".

about a year ago

New Hampshire Cops Use Taser On Woman Buying Too Many iPhones

drpimp Re:Unauthorized export resale? (936 comments)

To be fair, the cops did pull out their iPhone thinking there would be an app for that but surprisingly there wasn't so the taser was the next closest thing.

about 2 years ago


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