top The Pirate Bay Responds To Raid
Frankly, even if TPB is a "bad thing," I'm glad it exists for the shear notion of showing media holders that their current distribution methods need refinement.
Take Valve/Steam as a prime example on how to improve on cost/distribution versus the piracy that existed beforehand.
top Oxytocin Regulates Sociosexual Behavior In Female Mice
Personally, I'm kinda curious if this could lead to pest control solutions by reducing breeding.
top Old cellphones, in my household ...
Donate them to your favorite charity (personally I choose The Salvation Army) so they can get the recycling proceeds.
Win win in my book.
top Australia OKs Dumping Dredge Waste In Barrier Reef
I understand what dredging is, but what is the composition of dredge waste?
Non-native soil/rocks/sand? Percentages of whatever they're doing?
top I'd rather pay for my space latte with ...
Five Finger Discount
top US Treasury Completes Bailout of General Motors
Thank goodness we spent all that money saving 600,000 pensions.
Why can't we ever just use the 10 billion to pay the pension and let a dead weight company fall?
Heaven forbid we try to bailout out the wagon wheel making companies.
top What Apple Does and Doesn't Know About You
Why do I need a Apple account to download free apps?
top What Are the Genuinely Useful Ideas In Programming?
What about code comments?
I hated doing it for starters, but when you're working with something big or revisiting code after long period of period, it's invaluable.
top Come Try Out Slashdot's New Design (In Beta)
Personally, I prefer the way comments are "boxed" with an outline rather than this enormous use of white space.
When there's a huge line of comments, where's the end() function?
top An Animated, Open Letter To J.J. Abrams About
If you've never watched the 70 minute review of Phantom Menace, you should. Just Google it.
It hits the nail on the head about why the originals are so much "better" than the prequels.
top Game Preview:
I've been playing on and off for months. I really like it but it doesn't have replay value yet. PvE is fun but limited, and while I've never been a PvP'er, I didn't like the arena matches.
They have made massive changes over prior months which is a double edged sword. It means they're changing/fixing things, but if there isn't a fixed direction, when is it going to be "done"? Motorbike races anyone?
top Peter Capaldi Unveiled As the New Star of
I'm rather excited to see an "older" Doctor. I've grown weary of the "sexual tension" between the Doctor and his recent assistants. Donna Noble was glorious as she/the Doctor so violently opposed to it..
World of Warcraft Film Shooting Begins Early 2014
MORE DOTS! 50 DKP MINUS!
Maybe they'll finally find Mankrik's wife.
about a year and a half ago
top For personal printing, not work, I usually use ...
I use a PDF printer (Bullzip) and then I digitally archive/email.
Paper and ink are just additional overhead.
top What Early Software Was Influential Enough To Deserve Acclaim?
top Scientists Create New Gasoline Substitute Out of Plants
Nooooooooooooo! You can't take my Mountain Dew Throwback back. All your sugar cane are belong to me.
top What 'Negative Temperature' Really Means
For laymen laymens:
A negative marklar can be reached by reducing the marklar to marklar.
top I'd like us to explore with greatest emphasis ...
I was moderately upset to not see an option specifically for the moon, springboard to solar/space exploration, and relatively achievable in our lifetimes.
top Hostess To Close; No More Twinkies
I'm a huge Hostess fan, but their prices were always ridiculous in compares to competitors.
Hostess creme filled chocolate cupcakes are heaven, but with Little Debbie being 2/3's the price, it's a no brainer.
top Ask Slashdot: How Would You Convince Someone To Give Up an Old System?
One thing I thought was missing from the post was, "Why can't you learn/reorganize the system yourself (or have someone else non-Bob do it)?"
It's the best of both worlds, keep Bob while having a functional system?
I've worked for a large NPO and change is very scary (not to mention the fact, electronic transmittal of confidential documents via the internet (ie. use of Google Docs) is commonly forbidden).
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