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China Plans Particle Colliders That Would Dwarf CERN's LHC

guygo Oh great! (212 comments)

Just what we need. From the people who brought you the Yutu moon rover...


Appeals Court Affirms Old Polaroid Patent Invalid

guygo amazing... (45 comments)

a common-sense decision from a Patent Court.

about a week ago

Wireless Industry Lobbying Hard to Keep Net Neutrality Out

guygo sometime... (85 comments)

AT&T also said their service representative would be there at 10:00am. How'd that work out?

about a month ago

Man Arrested For Parodying Mayor On Twitter Files Civil Rights Lawsuit

guygo Re:Let's hope its a section 1983 suit (163 comments)

wonderful. that would be the only way to stop them, and it is certainly appropriate. and thank you for the education. I had no idea they could lose their OWN shirt. excellent.

about a month and a half ago

Aliens and the Fermi Paradox

guygo Under our noses... (686 comments)

It is not certain that we would recognize it if it was right under our noses.

about a month and a half ago

FCC Gets Go-Ahead For Plan To Expand Rural Internet Access

guygo But but but (156 comments)

"Well, we said it, but we didn't really MEAN it! I mean - come on, just think of the incredible 0.0001% loss of profits! How can I justify that to my stock holders?"

about 2 months ago

Ask Slashdot: Tech Customers Forced Into Supporting Each Other?

guygo Re:Start a company selling support. (253 comments)

Attempts have been made to fill that hole, but there is no way to train support agents in everything they would need to know. Only those who have already encountered issues know how to get around them, and the software companies couldn't be bothered to investigate as getting out the next rev of their software has a timeline that must be adhered to and effects their bottom line much more than a few disgruntled customers.

about 2 months ago

Was Eich a Threat To Mozilla's $1B Google "Trust Fund"?

guygo Re:The new Hitlers (564 comments)

If such ideology as yours was what this world really wanted, we would still be trading with an Apatheid government in South Africa. As you note, history is full of examples where economic pressures have been used to create social change, but unlike you I see that as a normal expression of the hallowed "free" market. I don't see anyone going to the guillotine, do you? Or are your just being hyperbolic in order to be completely out of our solar system?

about 4 months ago

Computer Program Allows the Blind To "See" With Sound

guygo Wonderful (56 comments)

Geordi's glasses can't be far behind. Excellent.

about 5 months ago

Google Funds San Francisco Bus Rides For Poor

guygo Free bus passes for kids (362 comments)

and free eviction notices for their parents. Such a deal.

about 5 months ago

Edward Snowden Says NSA Engages In Industrial Espionage

guygo For a long time (212 comments)

This is nothing new. Ike's "Military Industrial Complex" has been getting the fruits of the NSA's labor since its inception. Gotta keep ahead of those Russkies (or Chinese, or Germans, or ...), ya' know.

about 6 months ago

AMC Theaters Allegedly Calls FBI to Interrogate a Google Glass Wearer

guygo Guilty... (1034 comments)

until proven innocent, right?

about 6 months ago

Ask Slashdot: What's the Most Often-Run Piece of Code -- Ever?

guygo Windows System Idle Process (533 comments)

has to be the most executed code ever.

about 6 months ago

Physicists Claim First Observation of a Quantum Cheshire Cat

guygo Curioser (148 comments)

and Curioser

about 6 months ago

Smooth, 6.5 Hour Spacewalk To Fix ISS Ammonia Pump

guygo Bravo (90 comments)

These guys are amazing. Well done! Working without gravity to help you is quite an amazing trick for Earth-based monkeys. I am always greatly impressed by the training and skills of all these people who actually climb out of their tin can into open space. More than anyone I think they fit the spirit of the 50s and 60s "astronaut" image. Excelsior!

about 7 months ago


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