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I'd like my DNA analyzed ...

kirill.s Re:By Google? (233 comments)

I suppose you've never heard of 23andMe

Google has invested $3.9M and recently another $2.6M in 23andMe, whose co-founder Anne Wojcicki is married to Google co-founder Sergey Brin.

more than 4 years ago

Empathy Is For the Birds

kirill.s Re:What it means.. (201 comments)

On the Internet, nobody knows you're a crow. KARRRR! KARRR!

more than 4 years ago

iPhone 3G vs. Solar Death Ray

kirill.s Daisy (104 comments)

Daisy, Daisy
Give me your answer do
I'm half crazy
all for the love of you.........

more than 4 years ago

New Messenger Has Same Old, Gaping Privacy Holes

kirill.s Re:so it's like,, (287 comments)

-1 SetTheBuildingOnFireAfterHavingYourRedStaplerTakenAway


more than 4 years ago

New Zealand Joins Aussie Bid For Vast Radio Telescope Array

kirill.s Re:mmm exabytes..... (60 comments)

When Homer says that, he means -bites.

more than 4 years ago

Berners-Lee Deconstructs a Bag of Chips

kirill.s Food analogy (128 comments)

Much tastier than the average car analogy.

more than 4 years ago

Airship Inflated To Create Monster "Stratellite"

kirill.s Re:Units (204 comments)

About 0.356 furlongs.

more than 4 years ago

New Estimates Say Earth's Oceans Smaller Than Once Believed

kirill.s Re:Smaller than expected. (263 comments)

"That's funny, I thought it would be bigger."/quote> That's what she said.

more than 4 years ago

Review of HTC Desire As Alternative To iPhone

kirill.s Re:Can't RTFA? (544 comments)

You're lucky, I get a 404 Not Found.

more than 4 years ago

Review of HTC Desire As Alternative To iPhone

kirill.s Re:It's great (544 comments)

> 2. Keyboard is terrible when you need to write in multiple languages
You can install a custom keyboard app from the market. I needed one that supported Russian, and there were several available, must be one for Dutch as well.

more than 4 years ago

Porn Virus Blackmails Victims Over "Copyright Violation"

kirill.s Re:Sounds like a plan (222 comments)

There was a story in a while ago, about a man getting prosecuted in the US for having a large collection of anime/hentai comics. Some of them had schoolgirls/tentacles in them. I'd search for it for you, but I don't want to spoil my pristine search keyword history.

I'm sure it's not just the only case like that. Drawings are illegal, so please be aware of that.

more than 4 years ago

Sid Meier and the 48-Hour Game

kirill.s LD48 (58 comments)

There's another game-making competition coming up next weekend: Ludum Dare 17

more than 4 years ago

Want a Body Piercing With That Server?

kirill.s human billboard (19 comments)

Something makes me think the guy with the marketing tattoo spent the $7k on booze the week he got it.

more than 4 years ago

Slashdot Discussions Now Include Roulette Video Chat

kirill.s Re:Ouch! The Visuals! (192 comments)

I can only imagine the average /. user logging in from home and what that person looks like. (I include myself in this cohort.)

The average /. user logs in from work, you insensitive clod!

more than 4 years ago

Scientists Say Toads Can Predict Earthquakes

kirill.s That's nothing. (66 comments)

The same toads can also predict the release date of Duke Nukem Forever.

more than 4 years ago

MIT Finds 'Grand Unified Theory of AI'

kirill.s Re:New input for the system (301 comments)

If measuring the speed of flying insects is not fun, I don't know what is!

more than 4 years ago

How Smart Are You?

kirill.s Re:Missing Option (584 comments)

And the radiation may somehow be affecting her looks too.

more than 4 years ago


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