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Ask Slashdot: What To Do With Other People's Email?

eav No Reply Emails (619 comments)

If I can't email them back about the problem, I create a filter to delete all further emails from that specific address.

more than 3 years ago
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Libya SIGINT Jamming Satellites, Towers

eav Alternatives, Consider the Cybiko (463 comments)

There was a childs toy called a Cybiko which was a hand-held computer introduced back in April 2000, that implemented its own radio network. We could easily create a vastly improved device that instead integrated with the internet and that could operate independently of current ISP's if for some reason normal connections were down. Cell phones are almost there lacking only the ability to operate independently of the carrier. See, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cybiko

more than 3 years ago
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Thought-Provoking Gifts For Young Kids?

eav Re:How about (458 comments)

I second Terry Pratchett, and add Andre Norton, Madeleine L'Engle, and Lloyd Biggle, Jr.

more than 3 years ago
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Thought-Provoking Gifts For Young Kids?

eav Cards (458 comments)

All types of playing cards, a standard deck, and also decks like Uno.

more than 3 years ago
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UK Wants ISPs To Be Responsible For Third Party Content Online

eav False or Misleading Advertising. (158 comments)

Could we use this to complain about advertising that is in any way inaccurate?

more than 3 years ago
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Best Phone For a Wi-Fi-Only Location?

eav EVO (289 comments)

When I connect to my home WIFI with my EVO throughput is close to 10 Mbps.

more than 4 years ago
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IBM Sets Areal Density Record for Magnetic Tape

eav Re:AWESOME! (135 comments)

Casette Tapes are coming back!

If Only I still had a Deck!

I still have one. Somewhere.

more than 3 years ago
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Freescale Unveils Design For $199 Tablet

eav Re:Too big for 1 hand, so how do you type (173 comments)

How do you do data entry, even touch screen, if you need both hands to hold it? If I want to put a computer on my lap, I'll buy a laptop. If I want a PDA, I'll use a PDA. A 2-handed PDA sucks.

Does not seem to be made for data entry. I otherwise don't see holding it with one hand as a problem. I mean, just to test it out I picked up my 13" laptop and closed its easily holdable with one hand. Input with one hand should be easy. Whats bad is how ugly the samples they show are.

more than 4 years ago
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How To Build a Quantum Propulsion Machine

eav Gravity (392 comments)

Does this imply as well the possibility of a localized "artificial gravity"?

more than 4 years ago
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Woman Filming Sister's Birthday Party Gets Charged With Felony Movie Piracy

eav What Good is Copyright (705 comments)

I think its time to do away with copyright completely, given the level it is abused.

more than 4 years ago
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Hearst Launching Kindle Competitor and Platform "By Publishers, For Publishers"

eav DRM (155 comments)

And if it has DRM I am not buying it.

more than 4 years ago
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Apple Blurs the Server Line With Mac Mini Server

eav Cost? (557 comments)

How does cost/gig compare with other servers?

more than 4 years ago
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Sneaky Microsoft Add-On Put Firefox Users At Risk

eav SOP (333 comments)

Well duh.

more than 4 years ago
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What Belongs In a High School Sci-Fi/Fantasy Lit Class?

eav Authors (1021 comments)

Gordon Dickson, Andre Norton, Fred Saberhagen, Fritz Leiber, Keith Laumer, Philip Jose Farmer, Katherine Maclean, Stanley G Weinbaum .

more than 4 years ago
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Stargate Universe

eav 1080p? (829 comments)

Is SG:U available anywhere in 1080p? I've seen it in 720p, but I want all the eye candy.

more than 4 years ago
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Honda's Answer To the Segway

eav Not Interested (247 comments)

I'd rather have a powered trike that would do 40 mph for as long as I could pedal.

more than 4 years ago
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ARM Attacks Intel's Netbook Stranglehold

eav Re:Goody (521 comments)

I don't mind not running Windows.

more than 4 years ago
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After 8 Years of Work, Be-Alike Haiku Releases Official Alpha

eav Re:Oh my (411 comments)

Running the VM version under Vista, seems stable so far. There were no problems, installed both VM and Haiku in less than 10 minutes. Connects to the internet easily. Decided to use the VM version as my system has a wireless connection. Bezilla looks to be a version of Firefox 2.x.

more than 4 years ago
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US Call-Center Jobs — That Pay $100K a Year

eav Re:Um, I'm doubtful (362 comments)

I want Universal Health Care for everyone; the only horror is that anyone in the US is unable to get health care. Personally I am retired and covered by a better than average health plan. Also I do not see Canada and Europe as having any association between horror and their health plans, rather their health plans are objects of envy and desire by the vast majority of US citizens.

more than 4 years ago

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Time Warner Cable Austin Reduces Channels

eav eav writes  |  more than 6 years ago

eav (701231) writes "This message is what shows up when you tune to the channel. The west coast channels of Showtime have been discontinued. You will continue to receive the primary channels of Showtime. Showtime on Demand (ch 1113) gives you access to yo0ur favorite Showtime programming at your convenience. I wonder is the rate is to be reduced?"

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