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Confidentiality Expires For 1940 Census Records

objekt Slashdotted! (311 comments)

Oh great, the server is way busy. Now I'll have to wait for all the geeks to finish. :/

more than 2 years ago
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Ladies and Gentlemen, Welcome to SlashdotTV! (Video)

objekt Does not work in Safari (203 comments)

Does not work in Safari, unlike youtube and 99% of all other online video sites which work fine in Safari (Mac OS X)

more than 2 years ago
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A Half-Gigabyte View of the Moon

objekt Photoshopped! (112 comments)

"good enough to reveal even the paths worn in the lunar soil by the astronauts' boots."

Yeah, right! It's Photoshopped.

more than 3 years ago
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iPad 2 Rumored to be in Production

objekt Re:/. News Network (192 comments)

You can already have video out from a number of apps; netflix, youtube, etc.

more than 3 years ago
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What’s the Internet? (on 1994's Today Show)

objekt I recall a book from 1994 (262 comments)

It was called "The Internet Directory" or something like that, and was nothing but a list of Usenet newsgroups. That's exactly what some people thought it was.

more than 3 years ago
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Soviet Image Editing Tool From 1987

objekt So what? (146 comments)

There were grayscale image editing programs for Macintosh at that time, and color image editing software for mini computers even earlier.

more than 3 years ago
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'Officer Bubbles' Sues YouTube Commenters Over Mockery

objekt Re:In defense of Officer Bubbles... (594 comments)

She stopped when asked. Watch the video again. After he says "If the bubble touches me, you're going to be arrested for assault," no more bubbles are seen.

about 4 years ago
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60-Year-Old Glass Technology Finds Its Market

objekt Nope Re:60 years? (197 comments)

"An ultra-strong glass that has been looking for a purpose since its invention in 1962"

2010-1962=48, !60

"Corning set out in the late 1950s to find a glass as strong as steel."

2010-1958=52, !60

"Then in 1964, Corning devised an ingenious method called "fusion draw" to make super-thin, unvaryingly flat glass."

2010-1964=46, !60

more than 4 years ago
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Average Cellphone Data Usage Is 145.8 MB Per Month

objekt That was me, sorry! (107 comments)

I was downloading the torrented facebook files over verizon.

more than 4 years ago
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In Argentina, Law Against Plagiarism Plagiarized

objekt In Soviet Russia (165 comments)

In Soviet Russia, law plagiarizes you!

more than 4 years ago
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Do You Have a Secret Immunity To 3D Movies?

objekt My eyes are not perfectly aligned (495 comments)

And whereas I do have some sensation of 3D vision, it's not quite as good as what most people have.

I was a forceps delivery baby, and my head and eye socket on one side were slightly misshapen. I say slightly because now at adulthood most people never notice anything off about my eyes or head unless I call it to their attention. Mt left eye droops a little relative to my right eye, but I can mentally pick which eye I favor at any given time. Sometimes it's a blessing, other times a curse. Like if I favor my left eye, my right eye aims oddly skyward. O_o

more than 4 years ago

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Microsoft discovers competition; Apple and Google!

objekt objekt writes  |  more than 6 years ago

objekt writes "According to this CNN article, Microsoft Corp will 'pit itself against' competitors such as Google Inc and Apple Inc, chairman Bill Gates told Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung in an interview. 'There are always great companies we are competing with. Apple and Google, for example, are receiving a lot of attention these days, and they do a good job too,' he said, adding that Microsoft will still pit itself against those companies. 'You have to keep in mind that Microsoft today has more brilliant scientists than ever, more sales than ever, more profit than ever,' he said."
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