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Software Error Caused Soyuz/Galileo Failure

ostrich2 Re:Pun Error on Line 472 (157 comments)

Russians have bear hands? I hope if we ever go to war, it's not hand-to-hand combat!

about 5 months ago

Earth-Like Planet That Could Sustain Life Found

ostrich2 Re:Annddd.... (575 comments)

> Plus what's up with Planet G? Planet M would have been better ;)

G stands for Gorilla.

more than 4 years ago

Touchscreens Open To Smudge Attacks

ostrich2 Re:Rather simple fix (185 comments)

According to my lookup chart.... crossing number pad story with italicized very results in a minimum chance of 7.25%. So you're right, but he's not that far off.

more than 4 years ago

BellKor Wins Netflix $1 Million By 20 Minutes

ostrich2 Re:I think it's a gloss on prizes as innovation-sp (104 comments)

Your experience was very different from mine.

I found an obvious solution and wrote it down in the margin of a book. I even discovered a proof of this, but the margin was too narrow to contain it.

more than 5 years ago

Administration Claimed Immunity To 4th Amendment

ostrich2 Re:Only the 4th ammendment? (703 comments)

In practice, very few people get executed for treason in the USA. It's mostly a lifetime in prison offense...unless we're at war. Hey wait a minute!

more than 6 years ago


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