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Coal Plants Get New Lease On Life With Natural Gas

raind Natural gas from: (142 comments)

just guessing here - Fracking?

about a week ago

U.S. and China Make Landmark Climate Deal

raind Re:Quite the poker player (285 comments)

GDH (gross domestic happiness) should be the standard for successful economies and nations. Paradigm shift I say.

about two weeks ago

Tech Firm Fined For Paying Imported Workers $1.21 Per Hour

raind No wonder (286 comments)

I am having a hard time finding a job. Competition like this.

about a month ago

Extent of Antarctic Sea Ice Reaches Record Levels

raind Re:Nothing changes (635 comments)

Living one day at a time;
Enjoying one moment at a time;
Accepting hardships as the pathway to peace;
Taking, as He did, this sinful world
as it is, not as I would have it;
Trusting that He will make all things right
if I surrender to His Will;
That I may be reasonably happy in this life
and supremely happy with Him
Forever in the next.

about 2 months ago

$10 Bet Brings Researchers Closer to Industrial Scale Graphene Production

raind How long will it take for mass production (74 comments)

I didn't see any estimates of how to speed up the process, any informed commentators? See it's funded my a military grant, so won't that delay public uses?

about 3 months ago

NYPD Starts Body Camera Pilot Program

raind video retention (170 comments)

"While the 60-camera pilot program will get running for about $60,000, IT costs are expected to quickly outstrip that amount."

The idea of video seems good, just wait for the requests for compliance, data storage, lawyers etc. Can't see it going very far with 60K

about 3 months ago

Google Serves Old Search Page To Old Browsers

raind google bank statements (152 comments)

funny how trying to track down a debit card charge from Sam's Club I instead get people's banking account statements, in the search results, very disturbing.

about 3 months ago

Airbnb To Hand Over Data On 124 Hosts To New York Attorney General

raind Re: Bad actors? (149 comments)

Is Bill a scientogist also?

about 3 months ago

Mangalyaan Gets Ready To Enter Mars Orbit

raind Re:Why I Hate Indian - Recruiters (67 comments)

Because 80% of recruiters contacting me are Indian, this is true for me - when I asked one what made him come here to be a pimp and didn't get an answer, anyone?

about 3 months ago

Hackers Steal Data Of 4.5 Million US Hospital Patients

raind Got SS number but (111 comments)

"The stolen data did not include patient credit card, medical, or clinical information."

That seems to be a rather dubious claim.

about 3 months ago

Man-Made "Dead Zone" In Gulf of Mexico the Size of Connecticut

raind Lake Erie (184 comments)

last week 400K Toledo OH. residents were not able to drink the water for 2 days (or more) due to toxin in the algae that turns the lake into green sludge. it's a freshwater problem as well.

about 4 months ago

Why Morgan Stanley Is Betting That Tesla Will Kill Your Power Company

raind or (502 comments)

There hedging - either way they will profit.

about 4 months ago

Ask Slashdot: Bulletproof Video Conferencing For Alzheimers Home?

raind blujeans or gotomeeting (194 comments)

Supports any hardware

about 4 months ago

Smoking Mothers May Alter the DNA of Their Children

raind Figures (155 comments)

Not surprised, I still smoke and feel way more physically and mentally addicted to that, then say alcohol which I gave up years ago.

about 4 months ago

Siberian Discovery Suggests Almost All Dinosaurs Were Feathered

raind Re: Whelp. (139 comments)

Time to remake the creation story as well.

about 4 months ago

World Health Organization Calls For Decriminalization of Drug Use

raind Re:Finally! (474 comments)

Really, they can buy a kilo of cocaine foe 2k in central america and sell in on the street in the amerika for 200k?

about 4 months ago

Ask Slashdot: How Often Should You Change Jobs?

raind Re:Job Hopping (282 comments)

Maybe the company hired a new COO who needs to make a mark by eliminating positions.

about 5 months ago

Ask Slashdot: Anti-Theft Products For the Over-Equipped Household?

raind Crave less (408 comments)

it's part of the Second Noble Truth. Problem solved.

about 6 months ago



Hero for our planet

raind raind writes  |  about 2 years ago

raind writes "Years ago my first job out of school was physically cleaning computers and printers, one of our clients was Energy Conversion Devices, and I thought wow what a cool place, well Stan Ovshinsky has passed away at age 90."
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Rewoving nuclear waste

raind raind writes  |  more than 4 years ago

raind (174356) writes "I don't often if ever submit a story, but on this one would like other opinions. What are your all opinions on shipping radioactive old nuclear generators? This one is going through Canada to the US up the ST. Lawrence seaway to the Atlantic. They say it's low radioactive but I live in Michigan and if something went wrong our water supply could be effected. Lake St. Clair is a shallow lake and ALOT of people fish there. It seems to me that Canada could truck these things land wise (at higher cost I'm sure). So what after reading and seeing the fta what do you think?"
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Combining Web and TV

raind raind writes  |  more than 5 years ago

raind (174356) writes "A Rochester Hills man is working on a new company called Clik Clac that would allow TV viewers to do something that's been talked about for a long time, but has never yet quite been worked out — point and click to buy items viewers see on the screen during shows. Noel Thompson's Clik Clac combines TV and Web, with the ability to take screen shots of TV shows and movies, and shop from the couch, all without interrupting programming. For consumer products, anything from pants, glasses, makeup and even hair color can be tagged, allowing viewers to shop from home with their remotes, or simply research a product they found interesting."
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