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Australian Bureau of Statistics Doesn't Like Direct Downloads of Census Data

greyblack TheDailyWTF got first post (136 comments)

Was certain I had read those comments before. Yep

about a year ago

Petition For Metric In US Halfway To Requiring Response From the White House

greyblack Re:Never underestimate familiarity (1387 comments)

American cars + export?


about a year and a half ago

Ask Slashdot: Should Employers Ban Smartphones?

greyblack Re:No persuasion required (510 comments)

Sounds like you were a terrible (but sadly a stereotypical american) boss

about a year and a half ago

Origin of Neil Armstrong's 'One Small Step' Line Revealed

greyblack Re:In other news... (149 comments)

Because it was an amazing moment in history.

It's the same with Admiral Nelson's last words. "Kiss me Hardy" is the most famous version, but scolars now believe his actual last words were "fan, fan ... rub, rub ... drink, drink"

about a year and a half ago

Swedish Stock Exchange Hit By Programming Snafu

greyblack Re:SNAFU..... (136 comments)

Thank you! Etymology-Man!

about 2 years ago

John McAfee Launches Blog, Offers $25K Reward For "Real Killers"

greyblack Re:Somethings amiss.... (377 comments)



about 2 years ago

Rare Photos: Gnu Crashing a Windows 8 Launch Event

greyblack Re:only Windows 8? (313 comments)

"For example , if I were to walk into the White House, before I could shout anything I would be moved to a "free speech zone" miles away from people where I could shout Obama / Romney is a filthy thieving lying fuck, and nobody would do anything to me."


about 2 years ago

Dr. Richard Dawkins On Education, 'Innocence of Muslims,' and Rep. Paul Broun

greyblack Re:Theocracies (862 comments)

Then God said, “Let there be a firmament in the midst of the waters, and let it divide the waters from the waters.” Thus God made the firmament, and divided the waters which were under the firmament from the waters which were above the firmament; and it was so. And God called the firmament Heaven. So the evening and the morning were the second day.

That's why the moon landings are a hoax! The rockets would have punched a hole in the "heaven" thingy.

about 2 years ago

Boeing Proposes Using Gas Clouds To Bring Down Orbital Debris

greyblack Re:What about the non-junk? (147 comments)

In the voice of Samuel L. Jackson: Motherfuckin' PHYSICS!


about 2 years ago

Apple Reportedly Luring Ex-Google Mappers With Jobs

greyblack Re:the new HQ looks like an asshole from space, to (334 comments)

The one that works so well?

Did you ever try the old maps app? It didn't work well in a car (need to hit that tiny "next turn" button while driving), if it couldn't find a destination it just picked something that looked similar and didn't give any warning, and it had many of the same fails that iOS6 maps has (map/photo misalignment).

I hated it so much that I paid ~$50 for the Navigon app. Seems like the new app has many of the same problems, so I won't go back yet

about 2 years ago

Space Sugar Discovered In Binary System Star

greyblack Yay! (94 comments)

Just need some yeast and we'll have one hell of a party star!

about 2 years ago

Widely Used Antibacterial Chemical May Impair Muscle Function

greyblack Re:What was the dose? (252 comments)

From TFA:

The investigators performed several experiments to evaluate the effects of triclosan on muscle activity, using doses similar to those that people and animals may be exposed to during everyday life.

more than 2 years ago

Why Microsoft Killed the Windows Start Button

greyblack Re:stopped using it? (857 comments)

I don't

Replaced it with keyboard shortcuts and Launchy

more than 2 years ago

Ask Slashdot: Ambitious Yet Ethical Software Jobs?

greyblack Ethical industries (559 comments)

I think you should consider the specific company and not the whole industry when rating ethics. There are many important, ethically sound jobs in defence/money/medical industries. And there are certainly inethical stuff going on in industries that are typically considered ethical safe.

more than 2 years ago

Drones, Computer Viruses and Blowback

greyblack Re:Self Awareness (257 comments)

captured Al Qaeda members are still being treated in a humane fashion at Guantanamo Bay prison camp

Hehehe. Mod this comment funny

more than 2 years ago

Your Passwords Don't Suck — It's Your Policies

greyblack Re:This is too simple to fix (487 comments)

Then i'd be having this conversation face to face with him. [que Moby]

more than 2 years ago



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