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At Long Last: IceCube Spots 28 High-Energy Neutrinos

jimmydigital Matrix (109 comments)

So... are we living in the matrix or what?

about 10 months ago

US Government Shutdown Ends

jimmydigital Mountains of Debt (999 comments)

Debt... the cause-of and solution-to all our problems!

about 10 months ago

Poor US Infrastructure Threatens the Cloud

jimmydigital Or (177 comments)

Or maybe better broadband is slow to roll out because the NSA can't monitor it fast enough? It's part of the 'No Kilobits Left Behind' program...

about a year ago

Without Plutonium, Deep-Space Probe Missions May Sputter Out

jimmydigital 1985 (268 comments)

I'm sure that in 1985, plutonium is available in every corner drugstore, but in 2014, it's a little hard to come by.

about a year ago

Four Month Mars Food Study Wraps Up

jimmydigital Do you know.. (142 comments)

Jules: Do you know what they call a quarter pounder with cheese on Mars?
Brett: No.
Jules: It's still called a quarter pounder with cheese because Mars was colonized by America and you know we had to have that shit our way.
Vincent: Also, a quarter pound burger is as big as your head but just don't ask where the meat comes from.

about a year ago

Fear of Thinking War Machines May Push U.S. To Exascale

jimmydigital WOPR (192 comments)

What we need is a computer that thinks about world war 3 all day, every day, 24 hours a day. Constantly fighting the battles.. trying different strategies and optimizing for the maximum enemy casualties. We might call such a computer the War Operation Plan Response machine... or WOPR for short. Yea... yea that's the ticket.

about a year ago

Strong Climate Change Opinions Are Self-Reinforcing

jimmydigital Re:Or maybe... (655 comments)

I don't like repeating myself... so see this He says it better and more thoroughly than I usually have the patience to.

about 2 years ago

Strong Climate Change Opinions Are Self-Reinforcing

jimmydigital Or maybe... (655 comments)

Or maybe it's because the politicos who are pushing the idea of global warming tend to lie with every fiber of their being... and with every breath they take. All their proposed solutions do little more than give GovCo more money and more power at the expense of the US economy. It could be that too...

about 2 years ago

Windows Blue: Microsoft's Plan To Release a New Version of Windows Every Year

jimmydigital Come on schwartz! (712 comments)

It's Microsoft... they've gone from suck to blew!

about 2 years ago

'Ban Killer Bots,' Urges Human Rights Watch

jimmydigital Re:Sounds like a great idea (297 comments)

A robot controlled remotely by a human (even if only for the kill) would accomplish the same. The human is way detached, that it would be easy to control his emotions.

Haven't we seen this movie before?

If we uplink now, Skynet will be in control of your military. But you'll be in control of Skynet, right?

about 2 years ago

Hostess To Close; No More Twinkies

jimmydigital Tell him about the twinkie... (674 comments)

No more twinkies!! But... what will we compare the normal amount of psychokinetic energy in the New York area to??

about a year ago

Atlantic Hurricane Season 30 Percent Stronger Than Normal

jimmydigital Re:Obviously, what we need (448 comments)

... or even more onerous laws and regulations.

And taxes! Don't forget the crippling taxes!

about 2 years ago

Fisker Hybrids Get Bad Karma From Superstorm Sandy

jimmydigital Karma Smoke... (414 comments)

... don't breathe this!

about 2 years ago

New Content-Delivery Tech Should Be Presumed Illegal, Says Former Copyright Boss

jimmydigital That guy... (379 comments)

Must carry his around in a wheel barrow. I don't know how he finds pants that fit to make a serious and public proposal like that.

about 2 years ago

Ask Slashdot: What Distros Have You Used, In What Order?

jimmydigital A long and winding road... (867 comments)

Slackware on CD from the back of a book... no way I was downloading that over a modem! Detour to IRIX... then redhat... mandrake.. redhat.. centos.. fedora... detour to solaris... debian... redhat. So in summary... RedHat... it's the linux distro I like the least and use the most! Of course in those early days there was also things like OS2Warp... Desqview.. and NeXT.

about 2 years ago

Iran and North Korea Team Up To Fight State-Sponsored Malware

jimmydigital PRK passwords... (191 comments)

In related news.. no one was surprised that the master password to the top secret PRK government networks is 1-2-3-4-5. Iran couldn't be reached for comment but was seen to be changing the combinations on all the official state luggage.

about 2 years ago

CDC Says 10,000 At Risk of Hantavirus In Yosemite Outbreak

jimmydigital Cover story... (50 comments)

Everyone knows they are just covering up the black oil...

about 2 years ago

Supreme Court: Affordable Care Act Is Constitutional

jimmydigital Re:It's OUR job (2416 comments)

It's OUR country and OUR job to look after OUR own interests through the democratic process. Those whackjobs we send to the legislature are OUR representatives in the process.

You want to point a finger, point it at yourself.

I see you still believe in the system... I don't... not anymore. You vote once every couple years.. nothing improves it just keeps getting worse. When people can successfully vote themselves 'free money' it's game over. It won't go on forever though.. at some point the music stops and it comes crashing down. Now it's just about managing that decline to a 'soft landing'.

more than 2 years ago


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Weary traveler

jimmydigital jimmydigital writes  |  more than 10 years ago It's not so much that I am... but I will be. First it's off to dallas, tx for a week.. then a few day break before I head to alaska for two weeks... then a driving trip down to orlando. With a new digital camera I should at least have a good record of the travels... Packing a coat for dallas in july.. but not one for alaska is going to be a little strange.

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