Delta Replacing Flight Manuals with Surface Tablets
hey, can't you see I'm RTFMing ?
Windows 8.1 May Restore Boot-To-Desktop, Start Button
I'll let you in on a secret.
It's not just all the objects that are upside down, its gravity too! We're being pushed against the ceiling, upside down... seriously, its horrible.
Even the Coriolis force is the wrong way round
Australian Federal Court Rules For Patent Over Breast Cancer Gene
so now cancer sufferers are willfuly producing cancer genes, in violation of patent law.
stop it! or fines/imprisonment may result.
Forbes 2013 Career List Flamed By University Professors
what else are you supposed to use to stick bathroom tiles with?
damn tiles keep falling off, grr.
Users Abandon Ship If Online Video Quality Is Not Up To Snuff, Says Study
so passenger ships shouldn't get dodgy video playback equipment, cause people might jump overboard, even if its freezing?
I guess I should read the article, huh..
Ask Slashdot: What's the Most Depressing Sci-fi You've Ever Read?
The men in the jungle , by Norman Spinrad.
About 20 pages in, the hero of the story eats baby meat. And it just gets worse from there. a bunch of humans stuck on a planet with nothing to eat, devolves into a place that you just try and expunge from records, in the hope that noone goes there.
Natural Fluorine Does Exist ... In Smelly Rocks
according to http://www.theodoregray.com/periodictable/Elements/009/index.s7.html , its pretty difficult to make a container to store pure F2 gas, maybe this is a way to at least transport it, assuming you have enough of the rock, or can make more of it.
Also, you smelt it? whats the safe distance you can get near this stuff (before/after you crush it) without doing nasty damage to yourself.
Diablo 3 Banhammer Dropped Just Before RMAH Goes Live
hate to break this to you, but everyone is within arm's reach of an asshole.
Ask Slashdot: How Have You Handled Illegal Interview Topics?
every country has a rick santorum. Not every country has a large group of people that tolerate having a rick santorum being a serious contender for president.
300k Organic Farmers To Sue Monsanto For Seed Patent Claims
now that the hospital has the patent on him, he _is_ patent infringement.
US Says Plane Finder App Threatens Security
Extreme rendition flights.
Australia Adopts EU's Geographical Indicator System For Wine
Filter Vendor Agrees Aussie Censorship Can't Work As Promised
shouldn't you be jumping instead of ducking ?
Astro Boy Director Speaks
He also seemed to have the Batman's Utility Belt Effect enabled (I just happened to have the antidote to Iocane powder in my belt!) in the devices in his back.
Bat shark repellant was the worst.
Who Wants To Be a Billionaire Coder?
He's been beaten to it.
What Questions Should a Prospective Employee Ask?
I've had some bad managers in the past, so the questions I've started asking in interviews let me see how good the manager is.
"go through the major points raised in the mythical man month."
(point to a random person in the room, that works under that manager) "when was the last time that person took time off"
"how do you get status on your projects" (are they going to bother you a lot asking how close you are to finishing, is their VCS set up to let you mark when things are completed, and does the manager read it)
Hospital Confirms Steve Jobs's Liver Transplant
If a hormone imbalance is a minor symptom of a more serious condition, then could saying that someone needed treatment for a "hormone imbalance" be construed as lying? (when in fact they're getting treatment for the more serious condition)
Giant Spiders Invade Australian Outback Town
Microsoft Begs Win 7 Testers To Clean Install
Of course you haven't. The default now is to reboot instead of showing a blue text screen filled with the contents of memory around where the error happened. It doesn't mean that it didn't fail , just that the fact it failed at all, or where it failed, is being hidden from you.
Facebook's New Terms of Service
so if you paid for it .. they wouldn't change the ToS on you ?
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