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At Oxford, a Battery That's Lasted 175 Years -- So Far

jimmydevice Re:Bullshit (208 comments)

How the hell do you generate 2KV?

2 days ago
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At Oxford, a Battery That's Lasted 175 Years -- So Far

jimmydevice Re:Bullshit (208 comments)

I expect you are correct. Put the bell in a Faraday cage and see if it stops twitching. The question is, is the signal being switched, electrostatic, magnetic?

2 days ago
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Verizon About To End Construction of Its Fiber Network

jimmydevice Re:You're really not missing much.... (192 comments)

13.5 and .76 DSL for $35.00 from Centurylink in Vancouver Wa.. They approved DSL at my rural house in Goldendale Wa, charged me, then decided it was not technically available. Had to fight to get the charges removed.

SCUM...

2 days ago
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Researchers Moot "Teleportation" Via Destructive 3D Printing

jimmydevice Re:Hmmmm (162 comments)

A small state machine attached to a money counter and a voice synth should be sufficient for all Congressional activities.

3 days ago
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Study Explains Why Women Miscarry More Males During Tough Times

jimmydevice Re:It's the production line (113 comments)

Ungulates can re-absorb a fetus during times of stress and insufficient feed.

about a month and a half ago
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45-Year Physics Mystery Shows a Path To Quantum Transistors

jimmydevice Re:Quantum (56 comments)

Oh Wait,
I think that's what happened.
Except for VMS

about a month and a half ago
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45-Year Physics Mystery Shows a Path To Quantum Transistors

jimmydevice Re:Quantum (56 comments)

Yes, And Microsoft didn't exist and UNIX replaced CPM when the hardware got mature (protected flat 386) to support that ideal. VMS would be the solution to datacenters and intrusions would be reduced to knocking on doors.
Keep dreaming silly person.

about a month and a half ago
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Nearly 700 Genetic Factors Found To Influence Human Adult Height

jimmydevice Re:hmm (68 comments)

You forgot blond hair and a fanatical devotion to the Fuhrer.

about 4 months ago
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BBC: ISPs Should Assume VPN Users Are Pirates

jimmydevice Re:Arrrrgh! (363 comments)

The Crimson Permanent Assurance

about 5 months ago
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Chimpanzee Intelligence Largely Determined By Genetics

jimmydevice Re:but i thought we are all equal? (157 comments)

The funniest joke in history is hiding here, But I can't see it because of the N2O.

about 6 months ago
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The Lovelace Test Is Better Than the Turing Test At Detecting AI

jimmydevice Re:Most humans couldn't pass that test (285 comments)

If it came up with the most efficient / fastest sort and search algorithms I might be impressed. It's still not intelligence.

about 7 months ago
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By 2045 'The Top Species Will No Longer Be Humans,' and That Could Be a Problem

jimmydevice Re:del monte? (564 comments)

Came for the banana joke.
and,No.

about 7 months ago
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India Launches Five Foreign Satellites

jimmydevice They seem to be doing good, Ban H1B (85 comments)

Well, they seem to have a robust space program, Much better then the USA. Why are we importing foreign talent, since there is so much underutilized here? I forget, Oh, Greed...

about 7 months ago
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Ask Slashdot: Correlation Between Text Editor and Programming Language?

jimmydevice Re:Uh, sure.. (359 comments)

You didn't work for my bosses.

Cheap bastards.

about 7 months ago
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After 47 Years, Computerworld Ceases Print Publication

jimmydevice Re:CACM is older (105 comments)

Wow, Forget your meds?

about 7 months ago
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Intel To Offer Custom Xeons With Embedded FPGAs For the Data Center

jimmydevice Re:what? (80 comments)

It's called rotate, and MOST CPU's can do it.

about 7 months ago
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IRS Lost Emails of 6 More Employees Under Investigation

jimmydevice Re:Massive conspiracy (465 comments)

You must be a developer.

about 7 months ago
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House Majority Leader Defeated In Primary

jimmydevice Re:hahaha! What about drugs? (932 comments)

Don't forget about the massive amount of drugs. Birth control, antidepressants and other crap passes through the system untouched and fully active.

about 7 months ago
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Getting the Most Out of the Space Station (Before It's Too Late)

jimmydevice Re:Mother Russia... (155 comments)

The Russians have the resources and experience that a world power with interests in maintaining security accumulate over years of rocketry development.
This is not Ford and Tesla.

about 7 months ago

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