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Researcher Finds Hidden Data-Dumping Services In iOS

edrobinson Whoa. (98 comments)

Is Apple beginning to get like M$?

about 2 months ago

Ask Slashdot: What Are the Books Everyone Should Read?

edrobinson October Sky (796 comments)

I feel that this is a great read for anyone. It's a true story with a bit of fictionalization about a group of boys in a West Virginia coal mining town during the Sputnik era. It recounts their undying efforts to 'git 'er done against strong opposition.

about 9 months ago

Research Suggests One To Three Men Fathered Most Western Europeans

edrobinson Wow (253 comments)

Busy dudes.

about 10 months ago

Why Johnny Can't Speak: a Cost of Paywalled Research

edrobinson The simple solution (189 comments)

Just apply for a taxpayer grant to pay for your paywalled access to the material...

about a year ago

Monster Storm Reveals Water On Saturn

edrobinson Some storm... (31 comments)

but I'm not convinced that the IR image shows either water ice or ammonia.

1 year,14 days

New JavaScript-Based Timing Attack Steals All Browser Source Data

edrobinson Re:Yes, there is a simple fix (167 comments)

Wrong. Take a look at the page source...

about a year ago

Join COBOL's Next Generation

edrobinson From what I can tell (276 comments)

Nobody posting on this thread has ever evenseen COBOL code!

about a year ago

The Lepsis Is a Terrarium For Growing Edible Insects At Home

edrobinson What? (184 comments)

I spend hours getting the bugs out and you want me to GROW more?

about a year ago

UK Government Spending £6,000 Per Computer Every Year To Maintain Desktops

edrobinson Better deal for them (193 comments)

Hell, I'd do it for 4,000 pounds a year per desktop and save them a bundle...

about a year ago

"Magnetic Cells" Isolated For First Time

edrobinson Bozos (72 comments)

Rainbow trout do not migrate to the sea and back. Perhaps your thinking of Steelheads.

more than 2 years ago

Sea Water Could Cause Uranium Pollution From Nuclear Fuel Rods

edrobinson Oh my! (97 comments)

The sky is falling. Again!

more than 2 years ago

Google Consolidates Privacy Policies Across Services

edrobinson Re:evil is as evil does (239 comments)

Yes and Google does not make a dime on all the advertising.

more than 2 years ago

Princeton Team Casts More Doubt On Arsenic DNA Claims

edrobinson If the "DNA" contains arsenic then... (57 comments)

it's not DNA. DNA is a specific chemical compound. It sounds like these people found some arsenic in the bacteria and decided, with nothing to base it on, that it was part of the organism's DNA.

more than 2 years ago

DC Suspends Tests of Online Voting System

edrobinson Whats the point (170 comments)

If they know who the absentee voters are why not just mail them a ballot instead of spending the typical fortune that gov. bodies spend on such useless projects?

more than 3 years ago

Animal Farms Are Pumping Up Superbugs

edrobinson There's more to this (551 comments)

Some of the fault must be applied to all of us. Every time we get the sniffles, we run to the doctor's office and antibiotics are prescribed even though they do not toucn the cold or flue virus.

more than 3 years ago

HP Gives Printers Email Addresses

edrobinson What? (325 comments)

Typical HP garbage.

more than 4 years ago

FTC Staff Discuss a Tax on Electronics To Support the News Business

edrobinson Re:Wouldn't be the first time... (381 comments)

And you think you are getting reliable information from the newspapers?

more than 4 years ago

FTC Staff Discuss a Tax on Electronics To Support the News Business

edrobinson No way... (381 comments)

This is nothing but an attempt at a transfer of wealth from us little guys to the news media folks who are nothing but another bunch of fat cats. An even worse thought is that of the !@#$ government dolling out to the media iif they behave the way the government thinks they should. Me also thinks this woule be a violation of the first amendment of the U.S. Constitution.

more than 4 years ago

Apple Surpasses Microsoft In Market Capitalization

edrobinson Huh? (557 comments)

WTF does the stock market have to do with the real world?

more than 4 years ago


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