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Solar Plant Sets Birds On Fire As They Fly Overhead

lkernan Re:god dammit. (504 comments)

~3 birds each day seems like a lot of KFC for a power plant....

And yet not a drop in the KFC bucket.

2 days ago

Skype Blocks Customers Using OS-X 10.5.x and Earlier

lkernan Re:Microsoft (267 comments)

Skype's peer to peer - not server based.

NSA prefers to call it peer to peer via detour....

about two weeks ago

Software Upgrade At 655 Million Kilometers

lkernan oh no, the windows updates! (57 comments)

" launched in 2004"

No wonder the link is so slow, just think of the number of patch Tuesdays that machine has missed.

It will spend a week sending back:

installing update x of 170
do not power off or unplug your machine
it will restart automatically when complete.

about 5 months ago

Microsoft Ships Surface Pro 2 Tablets With Wrong, Slower Processor

lkernan Re:Where can you buy it? (147 comments)

Meanwhile the 2 Linux desktops are still sitting on the shelf gathering dust.

But wasn't 1999 the year of the Linux desktop, they're too late!

about 5 months ago

College Grads Create Fake Tesla Commercial That Elon Musk Loves

lkernan It's missing something.... (100 comments)

Any real car company would have 5 minutes of disclaimers:

Car Cannot Fly.
Do not allow children to drive car.
No children were harmed in the making of this commercial.
Caution, do not look directly at the sun.

about 5 months ago

Google Android Studio Vs. Eclipse: Which Fits Your Needs?

lkernan that's old (140 comments)

" Eclipse, on the other hand, is the granddaddy of IDEs" So Visual Studio must be the dinosaur of IDEs.

about 5 months ago

Solar-Powered Toilet Torches Waste For Public Health

lkernan What is it about fiber and shit. (126 comments)

The Australian government is turning our fiber plans to shit. Bill G is using fiber to burn shit.

about 5 months ago

"Microsoft Killed My Pappy"

lkernan Oops (742 comments)

Shoot, i seem to have mixed up the Slashdot and Paul Thurotts Winsupersite tabs in my browser.

about 6 months ago

Microsoft Rumored To Integrate Android Apps

lkernan Re:Security (189 comments)

Then your holding it wrong.

about 6 months ago

What Are the Weirdest Places You've Spotted Linux?

lkernan Re:LOL. On Walmart laptop, wifi ONLY worked in Lin (322 comments)

My HP printer "just works" on the Linux devices. On Windows, the driver is bundled with a 150 MB download.

It's HP, they'll find a way to bundle a 150 MB download with anything.

about 6 months ago

GNU Hurd Gets Improvements: User-Space Driver Support and More

lkernan Good work guys (163 comments)

"Hurd developers also have working IDE support, X.Org / graphics support, an AHCI driver for Serial ATA, and a Xen PV DomU."

These guys are fast!

about 6 months ago

CES: Laser Headlights Edge Closer To Real-World Highways

lkernan Re:Movie (295 comments)

I'll settle for the ability to blow out their tires.

about 8 months ago

Tesla Says Garage Fire Not Charger's Fault; Firemen Less Sure

lkernan Re:Musk's Hubris... (253 comments)

Your garage is where you keep all the stuff you can't fit into the house.

You must be related to my neighbour, the one that blocks my garage entry with her car since her garage is loaded up to the ceiling with boxes of who knows what.....

about 8 months ago

GCHQ Created Spoofed LinkedIn and Slashdot Sites To Serve Malware

lkernan Re:Victims were alerted (335 comments)

See, no fake Slashdot could ever match the quality of comments like that.

about 9 months ago

Patent Filing Reveals Samsung's Designs For Google Glass Competitor

lkernan Re:please no (39 comments)

Holding up a camera phone is pretty obvious, having your glasses on record isn't.

about 10 months ago

Unifying Undersea Wireless Communication Using TCP/IP

lkernan finally (68 comments)

Finally, Spongebob gets dialup!

about 10 months ago

In Room With No Cell Service, Verizon Works On Future of Mobile

lkernan Re:A room with no service? (85 comments)

You should rent it to them for testing purposes.

about 10 months ago

Intel's Haswell Chips Pushing Windows RT Into Oblivion

lkernan Re:Now.. (321 comments)

Are you kidding??? Those massive multicolor buttons are all the rage these days, just look at Windows 8

about a year ago

Linux 3.11 Released

lkernan Next version (98 comments)

Still a long way to go to Linux 95.

about a year ago


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