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Toyota Accelerator Data Skewed Toward Elderly

scolbe Re:A couple of points. (776 comments)

2) Older people are not as strong. A twenty-year-old may be able to stop a runaway by hitting the brakes where a seventy-year-old can't.

personally I fail to see how anyone who has the strength to stand up can fail to have the strength to slam on the brakes in a modern car.

more than 4 years ago

Seeking Competitive Advantage, For Malware

scolbe Re:Queue The DRM Critics (39 comments)

I wonder if either of these 'kits' infects the computer that runs it? Would the authors ever infect their customers?

oh, don't worry about that... that's just their handy, no fuss zero-click payment system.

more than 4 years ago

Are you working right now?

scolbe Wrong question (338 comments)

indeed, the question for this poll should really be "should you be working right now?"

more than 4 years ago

Farmville, Social Gaming, and Addiction

scolbe Re:Remember the privacy policy? (251 comments)

not only that, but how many of those accounts actually play the game?
I had a look at it a while ago and half the people who 'play' it.. well appear to have planted a few crops and then never touched it again.

more than 5 years ago

RIAA Seeks Web Removal of Courtroom Audio

scolbe Re:Too late (138 comments)

Sure it does. You've just got to somehow manage to fit the entire Internet in the bag with the cat.

oh well that's easy done.
turn bag inside out.. tie up bag... taadaa, the cat is back in the bag along with almost everything else.

more than 5 years ago

3 Ton Meteorite Stolen

scolbe Re:Please, end the meme (273 comments)

No more "in Soviet Russia" jokes. They're not funny.
oh sure... they're not funny when someone else makes them... but they're supposed to be funny when you make one?

more than 7 years ago


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