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Blizzard Has Canceled Titan, Its Next-gen MMO

khr Blizzard Titan / Iceberg Titanic (155 comments)

So Blizzard sunk it like the Titanic when it hit frozen water...

about a month ago
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Phablet Reviews: Before and After the iPhone 6

khr Re:Very sad (277 comments)

and pulling a big-ass phone out of my front pocket is a pain in my ass.

If pulling a phone out of your pocket is a pain in your ass, you may be doing something wrong.

about a month ago
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Hundreds of Thousands Turn Out For People's Climate March In New York City

khr Caught in it... (200 comments)

Yikes! We ran into that by accident yesterday... The terminal point of the march was right by the north-most exit from the High Line park at 34th Street that just opened yesterday, too, which I wanted to check out.

It was insane! And we had to walk a few blocks opposite the direction of the march to get home... I thought we'd get trampled before we found a cross street (41st Street) that wasn't so jam packed we could get off the main route.

Being short, I didn't get many good photos from it as most of them are of peoples' backs that I couldn't see over.

about a month ago
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Developing the First Law of Robotics

khr Re:So, he's a crappy programmer... (165 comments)

This is certainly not news for nerds. But seems it is news for non-nerds

Well, it gets a bit nerdier if you figure this is much like Wesley Crusher's psych test to get into Star Fleet Academy... He had to go into a room with two "victims" and rescue one so they could make sure he wouldn't freeze and fail to rescue anyone.

And that is "stuff that matter"

Well, that's a bit harder to argue with...

about a month ago
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Developing the First Law of Robotics

khr Re:That's interesting data but.... (165 comments)

Well, there you go... It's harder to replace a middle-aged parent with much more life experience than a teenager who can be replaced easier. The parents of the MILF are probably old enough they can't replace her, but the teenager's parents are more likely to be capable of replacing the teenager, so you value them that way.

Note, I'm middle-aged and I hate children and don't have any and don't understand why parents seem so attached to young kids.

about a month ago
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Ask Slashdot: Any Place For Liberal Arts Degrees In Tech?

khr cafeteria Workers (392 comments)

tech CEOs want employees with liberal arts degrees

They must've interviewed CEOs of companies with their own employee cafeterias...

"Do you want fries with that?"

about a month ago
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The Growing Illusion of Single Player Gaming

khr Solitaire (292 comments)

I guess it's time to start working on my multi-player Solitaire game.

about a month ago
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UCLA Biologists Delay the Aging Process In Fruit Flies

khr Old Saying (82 comments)

Time flies like an arrow, fruit flies like a banana.

about a month and a half ago
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DNA sequencing of coffee's best use:

khr Re:Add genetic sequence for .... (228 comments)

Maybe he can get the cat to eat the weasel that ate the coffee beans...

about a month and a half ago
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Mushroom-Like Deep Sea Organism May Be New Branch of Life

khr Re:Recipe? (64 comments)

First you cover it in oil

Does BP even drill in those parts of the ocean?

about a month and a half ago
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Egypt's Oldest Pyramid Is Being Destroyed By Its Own Restoration Team

khr Re:a shame but... (246 comments)

Size does matter

That's only when the your ally is not the Force.

about 1 month ago
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Ask David Saltzberg About Being The Big Bang Theory's Science Advisor

khr Re:Do Penny's boobs defy gravity? (226 comments)

You're not a geek or a nerd. You're a perv.

Those don't have to be mutually exclusive.

about 1 month ago
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Coffee Naps Better For Alertness Than Coffee Or Naps Alone

khr Time Management (133 comments)

If you've got time to nap, you've got time for more work.

about 2 months ago
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Put A Red Cross PSA In Front Of the ISIS Beheading Video

khr Video Beheading (300 comments)

But if there was some PSA at the beginning of the video, wouldn't people simply edit it to chop that off, then redistribute it?

Then it would accomplish little.

about a month ago
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It's Easy To Hack Traffic Lights

khr What would happen? (144 comments)

My home town only has one traffic light (and didn't get a left turn lane until after I moved away). I wonder what sort of damage hackers could do with that... Chaos where US 101 meets highway 34....

about 2 months ago
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Your Phone Can Be Snooped On Using Its Gyroscope

khr Hiding the phone... (96 comments)

the gyroscopes integrated into smartphones were sensitive enough to enable some sound waves to be picked up, transforming them into crude microphones

Yeah, that's why I always stick my phone inside an empty potato chip bag when I'm talking to someone...

about 2 months ago
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Researchers Make Fruit Flies Perform Aerobatics Like Spitfire Pilots

khr The old saying... Updated... (51 comments)

Time flies like an arrow, magnetized fruit flies like a banana.

about 3 months ago
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Extracting Audio From Visual Information

khr Class and Security (142 comments)

Not only is it classier, but now serving your potato chips in a nice bowl is more secure.

about 3 months ago
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Researchers Design Bot To Conduct National Security Clearance Interviews

khr Liar Paradox (102 comments)

Can you make smoke come of it by saying that everything you say is a lie?

about 3 months ago

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