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Improperly Anonymized Logs Reveal Details of NYC Cab Trips

ewg I de-anonymized this comment (192 comments)

I de-anonymized this comment by signing in.

about a month ago
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Large Corporations Displacing Aging IT Workers With H-1B Visa Workers

ewg Business opportunity? (617 comments)

So can I make money hiring underemployed older IT workers and marketing their labor for top dollar?

about a year and a half ago
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Are We Getting Smarter? Rising IQ Scores In the Twenty-First Century

ewg YouTube comments (421 comments)

I know I'm personally getting smarter: recently stopped reading YouTube comments!

about 2 years ago
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Climate Change Research Gets Petascale Supercomputer

ewg And just how much heat does it generate?! (121 comments)

If climate scientists run a supercomputer in a room full of warming skeptics, does it give off any heat?

about 2 years ago
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Ask Slashdot: Explaining Version Control To Non-Technical People?

ewg Morale issue (383 comments)

Explain that it's a morale issue, makes developers feel they're working on a solid foundation.

about 2 years ago
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Ask Slashdot: When Does Time Tracking at Work Go Too Far?

ewg Ever work in a shop without enough bathrooms? (630 comments)

Ever work in a shop without enough bathrooms? Time gets wasted waiting in line or walking around the building looking for an open one.

Glad I don't have to track bathroom breaks, but a silver lining might be metrics in support of sufficient restrooms.

about 2 years ago
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Tata Intends To Sell Air-Powered Car In India

ewg Running on fumes! (398 comments)

Neat, a car that can run on fumes--indefinitely!

about 2 years ago
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US To Drive 3,000 Wi-Fi Linked Vehicles In Massive Crash Avoidance Trial

ewg Ann Arbor drivers thinking about dissertations (89 comments)

Ann Arbor is a good place to start, its drivers are too preoccupied with their dissertations to watch the road...

about 2 years ago
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Ask Slashdot: What's the Best Place To Relocate?

ewg Proximity to Slashdot (999 comments)

Ann Arbor, 'cause that's where Slashdot be.

about 2 years ago
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Committee Lowers Nobel Prize Award

ewg Forget it (178 comments)

I was going to try winning one, but now? Forget it!

more than 2 years ago
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CPU Competition Heating Up In 2012?

ewg "Heating up"? (100 comments)

Please don't use the phrase "heating up" referring to CPUs, even as a metaphor!

more than 2 years ago
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Michigan State Professor Helps Bring Broadband Internet To Rural Africa (Video)

ewg Rural Michigan? (86 comments)

How about bringing broadband to rural Michigan?!

more than 2 years ago
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All Video Games Cause Aggressive Behavior, Say Two US Congressmen

ewg Especially soccer games-- (483 comments)

--some of those slide tackles are pretty nasty.

more than 2 years ago
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MRI Powered Pill-Sized Robot Swims Through Intestines

ewg Does it tickle? (98 comments)

But does it tickle?

more than 2 years ago

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Cloud services for agribusiness: close to the land but far from broadband

ewg ewg writes  |  about 2 years ago

ewg (158266) writes "Start-ups like Ann Arbor-based FarmLogs are bringing cloud-based enterprise tools to agribusiness. Can they deliver services to an untapped rural market? If they succeed, will big data enable the next big leap in agricultural productivity?"
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