top Programmer Father Asks: What Gets Little Girls Interested In Science?
As the father of an IEEE PE Electrical Engineer - I suggest play. Playing with technology toys and lots of reading.
top Former HP CEO Carly Fiorina Considering US Presidential Run
She didn't do very well with HP, what makes her think she can be president.
Never mind, look at the Alfred E Newman running the country now. No offense MAD Mag!
top UN Climate Change Panel: It's Happening, and It's Almost Entirely Man's Fault
Conservation is good. Global warming is a left wing hoax. duh!
about a month and a half ago
top Microsoft, Facebook Declare European Kids Clueless About Coding, Too
What about Raspberry Pi. It has done an awful lot to expand educational opportunities in Europe and the rest of the World. Many teachers and children have been inspired to learn to "code" because of the RPi. It does take time for all of those 7 year olds to develop and enter the workforce though, how about 15 years or so including engineering school.
top How Scientific Consensus Has Gotten a Bad Reputation
It may only take one scientist to come up with the "right" conclusion, but politics and money can and do corrupt what is called scientific consensus. Global Warming, Global Colding, and Climate Change certainly fall into the category or corrupted by politics and the money that goes to support scientific investigation.
top Lessig's Mayday PAC Scrambling To Cross Crowd Funding Finish Line
The left already has enough PAC money from billionaire foreigners. No thanks!
top Japanese Stem Cell Debacle Could Bring Down Entire Center
Sounds like the same drive to produce global warming results.
top Amazon Escalates Its Battle Against Publishers
I don't necessarily agree but, any book retailer has the option of selecting the books that it makes available for sale. It is called marketing.
top Rising Sea Level Could Put East Coast Nuclear Plants At Risk
Sea level rise - kind of like the hockey stick model.... kind of like a hockey puck or just plain bull hockey....
top Harvard Study Links Neonicotinoid Pesticide To Colony Collapse Disorder
I guess it wasn't due to climate disruption as all os the selective skeptic scientists have been saying....
top Comcast: Destroying What Makes a Competitive Internet Possible
I live in a rural Virginia area. Comcast is my only choice. They don't care.
top VA Tech Experiment: Polar Vortex May Decimate D.C. Stinkbugs In 2014
I have no doubt that the 5% will survive and multiply. The 5% that made it through are the strongest and most adaptable. That is the way nature works. Duh! I thought the guy was a professor. I wonder how the mosquitos did?
Another post mentioned that this stink bug was an invasive species. Too bad, so sad.....
In DC, all they have to do is let the politicians out of their cages and bullet proof cars. That would provide enough hot air to warm things up anyway.
top Extinct Species of Early Human Survived On Grass Bulbs, Not Meat
// ate grass instead of meat
Not hard to figure why they are extinct.....
top Free News Unsustainable, Says Warren Buffett
Who cares? My local paper is a left wing rag anyway. I'll just listen to the "free" local radio for local news and subscribe to content that has more quality.
top High School Students Sue Federal Gov't Over Global Warming
Consider the source and the location - the far left....
top Ask Slashdot: What Is the Best Note-Taking Device For Conferences?
I also would suggest the Livescribe Echo pen. It provides, written, audio, and digital recording. It is small and unobtrusive. It is the best thing I have found short of a video camera.
top Meet The Man Who Designed a Tablet Computer 15 Years Before the iPad
For the time, a Tandy/Radio Shack Model 100 was a pretty capable tablet PC. I still have a couple that work.
top Math Textbooks a Textbook Example of Bad Textbooks
Teachers rarely get to provide input on the curriculum these days. In this atmosphere where teaching to the standardized high stakes state test is the norm, administrative clerks (principals and above) reach for any new scheme that they think will raise test scores. Most admin clerks have less teaching experience or curriculum knowledge than the teacher they lord over like demi-gods.
top Ask Slashdot: Best Inexpensive VPS Provider?
Another vote for Linode. I have been with them for years. Linode's service and suport are excellent.
top President Obama To Appear On Mythbusters
I'll skip this Mythbusters for sure. It is a repeat anyway and O'Bozo is a waste of time.
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