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Ask Slashdot: Professionally Packaged Tools For Teaching Kids To Program?

everett Re:Kerbal Space Program (107 comments)

That sounds like 0x10c, but I know nothing about KSP.

about a week ago
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The Students Who Feel They Have the Right To Cheat

everett Re:Be the Change You Wish to See in the World (438 comments)

Would the slaves have been better off in Africa, dead of one savagery or another?

First, your racism is showing. Second, the answer is an unequivocal "YES!"

about two weeks ago
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Why Military Personnel Make the Best IT Pros

everett Government IT services (299 comments)

A lot of IT positions are with the federal government, and many military members parting from service already possess the security clearances required for those positions. It's often cheaper to train someone that already possess a security clearance to be an IT professional than it is to get an IT professional their security clearance.

about a month and a half ago
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Ask Slashdot: Advice On Building a Firewall With VPN Capabilities?

everett DD-wrt (238 comments)

That was easy.

about 2 months ago
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AT&T Says 10Mbps Is Too Fast For "Broadband," 4Mbps Is Enough

everett Re:Seriously? (533 comments)

They also have a much higher population density / much smaller land area to cover.

about 3 months ago
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World's First 3D Printed Estate Coming To New York

everett Re:Let us redefine "progress" (108 comments)

That brings the dream of home ownership within the reach of a lot of people who wouldn't have been able to afford it before. We live in exciting times.

Unless said people derived their income from building homes, which a lot of the skilled trades still do.

about 3 months ago
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Student Expelled From Indiana High School For Tweeting Profanity

everett Re:Step up that Expulsion (349 comments)

Demolition Man?

more than 2 years ago
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The Average Consumer Thinks Data Privacy Is Worth Around 65 Cents

everett Re:Privacy or Convenience? (128 comments)

If only I could hear you over all this noise.

more than 2 years ago
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School District Sued By ACLU Over Student's Free Speech Rights

everett Re:What about the parents? (466 comments)

There's also no country called "Spain" or "Germany", those are just the names we gave to countries that have rightful names. So it's only fair that they can call us whatever they want in return.

more than 2 years ago
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School District Sued By ACLU Over Student's Free Speech Rights

everett Re:What about the parents? (466 comments)

"That is a hard thing though, most people are too afraid." and rightly so, how many would stand in front of an armored column in defiance of totalitarianism. I recall there only being one man in the photos from Tienanmen Square

more than 2 years ago
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What To Do About an Asteroid That Has a 1 In 625 Chance of Hitting Us In 2040?

everett Re:I will be doing one thing about it. (412 comments)

Tsar Bomba was also detonated at some distance above the earth's surface.

more than 2 years ago
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Why Didn't the Internet Take Off In 1983?

everett Re:MS-DOS in ROM (469 comments)

One word: patents.

more than 2 years ago
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"Open Source" Drug Development Company Launched

everett Re:Careful... (140 comments)

"Do you know what they call alternative medicines that have been proved to work? Medicine."

more than 2 years ago
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Microgravity Coffee Cup

everett Re:Don Pettit (88 comments)

Because this is America, and we don't believe in personal responsibility here. It's your god given right to live in a house you can't afford.

more than 2 years ago
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Small, Modular Nuclear Reactors — the Future of Energy?

everett Re:Distributed Grid (314 comments)

nimby

more than 2 years ago

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