top US Army Wants Weapon To Destroy Drone Swarms
Your anecdote really isn't an argument. 99% falling uselessly astray implies 1% that reach their intended targets. I'm glad you and your family were unharmed.
top Your High School Wants You To Install Snapchat
You're avoiding the actual point: why are you the only one who posts long-form, and are you paid in any way to do so?
top Anonymous Declares War Over Charlie Hebdo Attack
How are you marked insightful? This is UTTERLY FALSE. Advocating violence is absolutely protected speech in the USA.
AS IT SHOULD BE. Or do you think saying "Somebody should go kill those terrorist scum" ought to be illegal?
top Professor: Young People Are "Lost Generation" Who Can No Longer Fix Gadgets
Explain to me how the Christ you would "fix by repairing" a RAM chip.
top Debunking a Viral Internet Post About Breastfeeding Racism
We're happy to hear your stories. But, listen: maybe they should go on the fridge, instead of the front page of Slashdot.
top Russia Takes Down Steve Jobs Memorial After Apple's Tim Cook Comes Out
So I read that article out of curiosity, and if it's representative of RT's reporting it makes American media look just, very sad by comparison.
top US Post Office Increases Secret Tracking of Mail
That county is dead. The residence of the county are legally responsible for the debt.
Maricopa county has a population of 3.8 million. If a $1 million judgment can destroy their budget they have bigger things to worry about.
top Ken Ham's Ark Torpedoed With Charges of Religious Discrimination
Can we get a +1 'mic drop' option?
top Elon Musk Warns Against Unleashing Artificial Intelligence "Demon"
My real addiction is information.
It sounds more like you're addicted to the smell of your own bullshit.
top US Army May Relax Physical Requirements To Recruit Cyber Warriors
Many of us who exercise regularly don't do it for the runner's high, but because it can be meditative. Speaking as somebody with ADD, having even a small portion of my brain dedicated exclusively to one task gives me a kind of clarity I haven't found anywhere else.
top Fusion and Fission/LFTR: Let's Do Both, Smartly
top As Prison Population Sinks, Jails Are a Steal
"There's a prisoner shortage"
Framing it this way is typical of a mindset that is depressingly endemic in our culture. We do not have a shortage of prisoners, we have an excess of prisons.
top The Amoeba That Eats Human Intestines, Cell By Cell
I was trying to figure out what's wrong with you, but I'll just assume you're drunk.
top How Many People Does It Take To Colonize Another Star System?
This guy's got the right idea. IN ISOLATION, how much total biodiversity is required to sustain a stable ecosystem that can support humans and is resistant to systemic failure?
top Survey Finds Nearly 50% In US Believe In Medical Conspiracy Theories
"37 percent of respondents who fully agreed that U.S. regulators are suppressing access to natural cures,"
top Slashdot beta sucks
I don't think it really needs any discussion. I visit Slashdot precisely because of its layout and discussion style. If they take that away, there's nothing keeping me here that I can't get at any one of the bazillion gawker sites.
Bottom line, really: if they change it, I have no reason to come back.
top Syrian Gov't Agrees To Russian Chem-Weapon Turnover Plan
Are you wondering why on Earth Obama would think it's a good idea to bomb Syria, when Libya was such a disaster? I'll give you a hint: both countries are non-members of the WTO, with state-owned banking systems. So is Iran.
The people who financed Obama's elections -- and who are the only folks for whom he's been a good president -- are the ones who have the most to gain by regime change in Syria.
top Israeli Army Retweeting 1967 War As It Happened
"They were not enemies but
the US was not an Israeli client."
about a year and a half ago
top Australia Makes Asian Language Learning a Priority
Or, you know, maybe because it's the language spoken by the other half of the western hemisphere? Just a thought.
about a year and a half ago
top Explosions at the Boston Marathon
"Drones killing civilians is an accident; people thought there was a military target there. Sometimes mistakes happen, and innocent people die, but the intent is to target military forces and largely that is what happens."
According to whom, the government that won't officially acknowledge the program exists?
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