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Ask Slashdot: How To Stay Ahead of Phone Tracking ?

lazy_playboy Re:There's this really cool app that... (259 comments)

I wouldn't be so sure. Anyhow, I prefer to wrap the phone in tinfoil as well to make sure.

about a year and a half ago

Lawmakers Seek To Ban Google Glass On the Road

lazy_playboy Re:HUD (375 comments)

Which states?

about a year and a half ago

Facebook's Oregon Data Center Uses As Much Power As Entire County

lazy_playboy Re:Energy per user (208 comments)

28,000,000 / 800,000,000 = 0.035 Watts/user

more than 2 years ago

Rumors of Hulu's Subscription Plans

lazy_playboy Re:I'd pay it (224 comments)

Sigh. iPlayer is not free, it requires a tv license.

more than 4 years ago

New Speed Cameras Catch You From Space

lazy_playboy Re:Horribly misleading (351 comments)

Science is always estimating and averaging, within a defined confidence.

more than 4 years ago

What Can Be Done About Security of Debit Cards?

lazy_playboy Re:What can be done? Nothing. (511 comments)

LloydsTSB have returned all money I have had stolen from me via Debit Card fraud within 2-3 days.

Perhaps the answer is: change bank.

more than 4 years ago

A New "Medical Lab On a Chip" For Every Home?

lazy_playboy Re:Is it cold under that wet blanket? (56 comments)

Yay for over-sensitive/under-specific testing of a healthy population for relatively rare diseases?

more than 4 years ago

Grounded Russian Nuclear Sub Photographed With Sonar

lazy_playboy Re:Fishies! (143 comments)

I don't understand your logic. Hot lightbulbs are bad for moths but they're still attracted to them.

more than 4 years ago

Astronauts Having Trouble With Tranquility Module

lazy_playboy Re:Metric Everywhere (300 comments)

It's already happened in virtually all industries outside of the US.

more than 4 years ago

UK Court Order Served Over Twitter, To Anonymous User Posing As Another

lazy_playboy Re:Court order served against fictional characters (205 comments)

"Modding down to bury an inconvenient truth doesn't change that truth but does make you look foolish"

Modding is anonymous, no one looks like anything.

more than 4 years ago

Building an Apple-1 From Scratch — Just Like Woz

lazy_playboy hello world (99 comments)

His Hello World program had a bug, good job!

more than 5 years ago

Alan Cox Quits As Linux TTY Maintainer — "I've Had Enough"

lazy_playboy Re:Linus (909 comments)

If you're head swells when you hear someone ask how many eggs are in a dozen, you're setting a very low bar for yourself.

more than 5 years ago

Fair Use Defense Dismissed In SONY V. Tenenbaum

lazy_playboy Re:Before the arguments start? (517 comments)

Which do you prefer, angry torrenters' pitchforks or RIAA's pitchforks?

more than 5 years ago

Incandescent Bulbs Return To the Cutting Edge

lazy_playboy Re:Canada eh! (569 comments)

I think gas is the most economic way of heating a house, however.

more than 5 years ago

HIV/AIDS Vaccine To Begin Phase I Human Trials

lazy_playboy Re:Which is It? (329 comments)

Of course not. No more than the common cold is the same thing as the enterovirus that causes it.

Common cold is most commonly caused by rhinovirus.

more than 5 years ago


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