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Tim Cook: "I'm Proud To Be Gay"

robinsc Re:Gay? (764 comments)

Homosexuality is still a crime in India. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Homosexuality_in_India

Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) dating back to 1861 makes homosexual sex punishable by law and carries a ten year sentence

about three weeks ago
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Ask Slashdot: Where Can I Find Resources On Programming For Palm OS 5?

robinsc Re:Be ready for a lot of frustration (170 comments)

Also the UI was really good for getting things done quickly....
it was an organizer first and foremost which today's multi-functional devices are not and hence they always suffer for some form of identity crisis.

about 4 months ago
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Ask Slashdot: Where Can I Find Resources On Programming For Palm OS 5?

robinsc Re:OnboardC ! (170 comments)

http://onboardc.sourceforge.net/

about 4 months ago
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Ask Slashdot: Where Can I Find Resources On Programming For Palm OS 5?

robinsc OnboardC ! (170 comments)

Try onboardc which is an onboard c compiler for palm... basically you can program the palm in c from the palm. How cool is that ?

about 4 months ago
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Canadian Hotel Sues Guest For $95K Over Bad Review, Bed Bugs

robinsc Re:Free speech (432 comments)

Bed bugs are more a problem in wooden /plaster houses rather than cement concrete houses. In india all our haouses are cement/brick/concrete with paint and no carpets/linoleum so bedbugs are not so difficult to eliminate. My guess is that bedbugs in the us are a much bigger deal becuase of the way houses are constructed.

about a year ago
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Google CEO Schmidt Leaves Apple Board

robinsc only mp3 players left (128 comments)

Well if you look
Safari => chrome
Mac os => google os
iphone => android
xserve =>google server farms

probably the only thing he didn't have to recuse himself from would be mp3 players....

more than 5 years ago
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Sci-Fi Books For Pre-Teens?

robinsc Re:A few very basic suggestions (1419 comments)

Tom swift - a name from my childhood . thre were at least three different series by this name probably by people writing under the pseudonyms of victor applegate I , II and III
the three series are set quite a while apart in time too . the first is more hand cranked cars which the last is all silicon computers and man -robot prosthetics...

Pre teen sci fi I personally like a series of books of which I remember the title of one as Crisis on Conshelf ten and earth dark by monica huges... pretty good sci fi , social statements and not too heavy.

more than 6 years ago

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