The Rise of Everyday Hackers
"'Little Bobby Tables', we call him..."
Microsoft Creative Director 'Doesn't Get' Always-On DRM Concerns
"Hello, bug name electronics store? I'd like to order a DysonStation 4..."
"We'll have the installers right out."
"The installers have to remove your carpet and re-lay it with our special layer underneath which tracks your footsteps. It's for your safety, and to ensure you're only using your vacuum on approved parts of the floor."
"As a disclaimer, some customers have reported getting locked out of their houses because they weigh too much, or walk into an unapproved room."
"Hello, I'd like to order the new OuyaRoomba."
WA State Bill Would Allow Bosses To Seek Facebook Passwords
So who sponsored the amendment?
The bill itself, sponsored by a Democrat, specifically forbids companies from forcing employees to allow access to their social media accounts. The amendment created an exception. An earlier commenter mentioned that the amendment was proposed by somebody with a big (R) next to his name...
How That 'Extra .9%' Could Ward Off a Zombie Apocalypse
Admittedly, halfway through, I went from Morgan Freeman to Anthony Hopkins. "Thpthpthpthpthpthpthpthpthpthp."
Why You Should Worry About the Future of Chromebooks
When the device and its software are subject to central managment, YOU don't manage the device, THEY do. That's the point!
Exactly! So they should go get an iPad!
Systemd Ditches GNU C Library for Their Own
I had a hard time finding the entertainment value in this until somebody mentioned Bill Cosby in another post somewhere. Now all I can hear is "Va uvf glcvpny snfuvba Jello Puddin Paaps!" It has made today fairly more tolerable.
Radio Shack TRS-80 Vs. Commodore 64: Battle of the Titans
I took it as a nostalgia piece, and actually found it to be a welcome relief from all of the other April Fools things.
The Twighlight of Small In-House Data Centers
If your power goes out, what then?
That's actually a perfect example. When the power goes out, the rooftop generators kick on and everything continues.
When your business relies entirely on services provided by other parties, you're just asking to be marginalized. If something in some remote datacenter causes your virtual host to completely disappear, you don't have a guy to jog down the hall and see what's up. All you have is a phone call to customer support.
USPS Discriminates Against 'Atheist' Merchandise
Pascal's Wager doesn't work. If you believe in something because you're hedging your bets, that isn't true belief, and is therefore not faith, and you will go to hell. I would rather not define my life and morals by directly contradicting my own observations.
Direct-to-Vinyl Recording Makes a Comeback (Video)
But more importantly, it responds properly to a well placed and timed pitch-nudge applied via middle and index fingers, or a gentle drag on the platter in transition.
Archos Gamepad Released In the USA
The Vita at least has Sony backing.
This is exactly why I would prefer this device over a Vita.
Study: Piracy Doesn't Harm Digital Media Sales
I already don't steal music.
Growing Consensus: The Higgs Boson Exists
Ask Slashdot: Mac To Linux Return Flow?
However, I too have been looking for a solution now that Apple is moving in the iOS-y direction for OS X, in terms of a system that lets me keep the awesome BSD power of Mac OS without being confined to Apple's walled garden of App Store restrictions etc.
Sounds like what you're looking for is... BSD.
Tesla Motors To Pay Off Government Loan 5 Years Early
And it is a tribute to the success of the DOE's Advanced Technology Vehicle Manufacturing Program (ATVM), a program which was chartered by Congress and signed into law by President George W. Bush, to accelerate the market for a broad range of promising automotive efficiency technologies
Can you read, or were you being sarcastic?
Google Releases Data On FBI Spying
As long as he phrases it well, this concept is referred to as 'comp-time'.
Sunstone Unearthed From Sixteenth Century Shipwreck
You hadn't heard this term in the Lord of the Rings series?
Drone Comes Within 200 Feet of Airliner Over New York
So clearly you should be clad in armor, riding a horse through cities, slicing non-christian heathens to the ground with your broadsword while on the search for the holy grail of Christ.
Interpretations of scripture change. Compassion as a basis for morality does not. Your religion is no better than his.
Discovery Increases Odds of Life On Europa
Common interests. They both produce the same thing.
Billionaires Secretly Fund Vast Climate Denial Network
1) There's no such thing as global warming. (profit)
2) There's global warming, but the scientists are exaggerating. It's not significant. (profit)
3) There's significant global warming, but man doesn't cause it. (profit)
4) Man does cause it, but it's not a net negative. (profit)
5) It is a net negative, but it's not economically possible to tackle it. (profit)
6) We need to tackle global warming, so make the poor pay for it. (profit)
7) Global warming is bad for business. Why did the Democrats not tackle it earlier? (profit)
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