×

Welcome to the Slashdot Beta site -- learn more here. Use the link in the footer or click here to return to the Classic version of Slashdot.

Thank you!

Before you choose to head back to the Classic look of the site, we'd appreciate it if you share your thoughts on the Beta; your feedback is what drives our ongoing development.

Beta is different and we value you taking the time to try it out. Please take a look at the changes we've made in Beta and  learn more about it. Thanks for reading, and for making the site better!

Comments

top

Cisco Plans $1B Investment In Cloud

slick7 castles in the clouds (61 comments)

There is nothing wrong with dreaming of castles in the clouds. The issue is, trying to move in.

about three weeks ago
top

Lawmakers Threaten Legal Basis of NSA Surveillance

slick7 Re:Useful feedback? (206 comments)

Every time I've tried the beta and try to see the comments, I get

Shazbot! We ran into some trouble getting the comments. Try again... na-nu, na-nu!

signed another long time user who will be gone if the classic interface goes away.

The lawmakers ARE the threat.

about 2 months ago
top

Silk Road Founder Indicted In New York

slick7 Re:Another retarded libertarian (94 comments)

No, he was a criminal. He tried to arrange a murder. It has nothing to do with politics.

Kennedy was murdered, but that had nothing to do with politics?

( ok i guess technically hes just accused, but if hes convicted then yes, hes a criminal )

In a civil court,he's innocent until proven guilty. In a federal/ Admiralty court, he's guilty until proven innocent. This is a crime of corporations.

about 2 months ago
top

NPR Labs is Working on Emergency Alerts for the Deaf (Video)

slick7 Re:Prairie home companion. (89 comments)

Wait Wait Don't Tell me is absolutely in the same terrible category as Prairie Home Companion. But This American Life, Radiolab, CarTalk, Planet Money, Marketplace, SciFri, The Moth, Backstory, etc... are excellent. They've got a ton of excellent stuff on NPR.

Please stop, I'm bored.

about 2 months ago
top

Argonne Lab Grows Chia Pet Style Hairy Electronic Fibers

slick7 the first step (22 comments)

Is this the beginning of fuzzy logic?

about 2 months ago
top

DEA Presentation Shows How Agency Hides Investigative Methods From Trial Review

slick7 Re:FUCK the D.E.A. (266 comments)

FUCK the D.E.A. ..|..

The DEA is the counterpart of the CIA, the CIA gets its heroin from the US military protected Afghanistan and makes money selling it to the American people. The DEA then goes in and busts the users of the CIA heroin and makes more money. What happens to the confiscated heroin? It goes back on the street to be sold once again.
The purpose of drug enforcement should be busting the major drug dealers (the CIA) and not the users, heroin is a self-cleaning oven, the users will do themselves in. But since there is so much money in illicit drugs, the crooked government agencies in collusion with the banksters and the rubber-stamping politicians make it impossible to seek justice. Lenin said that justice comes from the of a barrel.

about 2 months ago
top

Building Deception Into Encryption Software

slick7 Re:I discovered a long time ago. (106 comments)

Are you sure it isn't Southern with a Navajo accent? They sound very similar.

It's more like the fourteenth amendment with a slight accent of freedom.

about 3 months ago
top

Asteroids Scarred By Solar System's Violent Youth

slick7 Re:Wow (31 comments)

It's not the solar system's fault, it came from a broken home. We need to be more sympathetic.

about 3 months ago
top

3D Printing of Human Tissue To Spark Ethics Debate

slick7 Re:For once looking forward to the future (234 comments)

Everything will change when you can make anything.' said John Hornick, an IP attorney." I sure do hope so!

All the basement geeks will do is build vaginas instead of going out and meeting a real one.

about 3 months ago
top

US Senator Warns Against Political Surveillance By Drone

slick7 These are not the drones you are looking for... (150 comments)

These politicians drone on about security, and we are less safe, they drone on about freedom, for others, not you. The only drones I see, are the elected and non-elected officials squeezing us into smaller and smaller boxes that they can be ignored and forgotten about. The corporate drones want us asleep or dead. The worst droning is silence.

about 3 months ago
top

US Senator Warns Against Political Surveillance By Drone

slick7 Re:Recall (150 comments)

When is California going to recall her?

When is California going to send her to Fukushima?

about 3 months ago
top

Mystery Rock 'Appears' In Front of Mars Rover

slick7 Re:I know what this is!!!! (112 comments)

I bet it's a rock.

"Deliberately buried..."

First Contact, and they still refuse to see it.

about 3 months ago
top

Man Jailed For Refusing To Reveal USB Password

slick7 Re:freedom... (374 comments)

"There are two scenarios in forcing someone to hand over information on an encrypted disk."

You should have stated up front that you were not talking about the U.S., because your points 1 and 2 do not match with actual U.S. law.

If you can't de-crypt it, you don't deserve to know what it says. Water-boarding is for script kiddies.

about 3 months ago
top

CES 2014: HAL© is a Voice- and Gesture-Operated Remote (Video)

slick7 Re:"Xbox play video" (46 comments)

Huh. I could have sworn Kinect already did most of this. What's the new part, exactly?

The ability to lip-read.

about 3 months ago
top

US Customs Destroys Virtuoso's Flutes Because They Were "Agricultural Items"

slick7 Re:The unexpected hazard... (894 comments)

I never thought of flutes as an "invasive species."

Especially when playing songs of freedom and justice.

about 4 months ago
top

Storing Your Encrypted Passwords Offline On a Dedicated Device

slick7 Re:Simple! (107 comments)

"Storing Your Encrypted Passwords Offline On a Dedicated Device" = stick them in a USB stick in your pocket. My solution fulfills all of the requirements the easiest, the cheapest, and the most reliably.

Write them in a holy book, the G-Dless politicians would never think(if they ever knew how) to look there.

about 4 months ago
top

New Superconductor Theory May Revolutionize Electrical Engineering

slick7 Re:Good Stuff (92 comments)

I will go on the record as saying I am 100% in favor of superconductors. All you anti-supercondites can chomp it!

As long as it can be metered and not free. FTFY

about 4 months ago
top

Employee Morale Is Suffering At the NSA

slick7 Re:The workers are upset (841 comments)

That Snowden got all the attention, maybe others were planing on blowing some whistles

When people break the law, others suffer, directly and indirectly. If you do not punish the guilty, you punish the innocent. Why so many suicides among combat veterans?

about 4 months ago
top

US Issues 30-Year Eagle-Killing Permits To Wind Industry

slick7 Re:No form of power generation is without costs. (466 comments)

"What's an acceptable loss ratio?"

With the advent of the Patriot Act, NDAA, DHS buying billions of hollow point civilian killers ( if civilians were in possesion of these things, they would be labeled cop killers by the policy enforcers), the demise of the American people AND their symbol seems apropos.

about 4 months ago

Submissions

slick7 hasn't submitted any stories.

Journals

slick7 has no journal entries.

Slashdot Account

Need an Account?

Forgot your password?

Don't worry, we never post anything without your permission.

Submission Text Formatting Tips

We support a small subset of HTML, namely these tags:

  • b
  • i
  • p
  • br
  • a
  • ol
  • ul
  • li
  • dl
  • dt
  • dd
  • em
  • strong
  • tt
  • blockquote
  • div
  • quote
  • ecode

"ecode" can be used for code snippets, for example:

<ecode>    while(1) { do_something(); } </ecode>
Sign up for Slashdot Newsletters
Create a Slashdot Account

Loading...