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Wikipedia Editors Hit With $10 Million Defamation Suit

steeleyeball Say it ain't so. (268 comments)

So, are you saying that the Wikipedia article on Metal Alloys is all Lies too? Say it ain't so...

about 3 months ago

The Sci-Fi Myth of Killer Machines

steeleyeball AI won't have to kill us. (222 comments)

They'll just do everything for us, and when that inevitable solar storm wipes most of them out, there won't be enough of them to keep us fed so we'll all die because we forgot how to live.

about 3 months ago

Optical Levitation, Space Travel, Quantum Mechanics and Gravity

steeleyeball Not just light, ElectroMagnetic radiation (82 comments)

the interesting thing is you can force photons out of the way... effectively creating your own pressure gradient which provides accelleration in a direction of your choosing.

about 4 months ago

The Struggle To Ban Killer Robots

steeleyeball We all know where this leads (138 comments)

Once they ban killer robots then they'll work on taking away your Roomba, and the self autoclaving toilet washing robots so you have to clean your own floors and, worse yet, toilets.

about 4 months ago

Anti-Virus Is Dead (But Still Makes Money) Says Symantec

steeleyeball Social Engineering. (254 comments)

No amount of Virus protection can prevent Stupidity.

about 5 months ago

The Upcoming Windows 8.1 Apocalypse

steeleyeball Cool (293 comments)

Won't affect me any... I guess people don't want to understand computers will have to get Macs.

about 5 months ago

Elderly Mice Perk Up With Transfused Blood

steeleyeball Isolate the Protiens (178 comments)

Isolate the protiens the young mice have that the old mice don't have. Blood transfusions aren't necessary... Just saline and protien.

about 5 months ago

Blood of World's Oldest Woman Hints At Limits of Life

steeleyeball News? (333 comments)

How is the failure of the immune system in old age news. Hasn't it been obvious for millenia.

about 5 months ago

Ask Slashdot: What Tech Products Were Built To Last?

steeleyeball Re:Commodore Amiga 3000T (702 comments)

My Commodore Vic 20 still works fine thanks...

about 5 months ago

Mercedes Pooh-Poohs Tesla, Says It Has "Limited Potential"

steeleyeball I guess people don't get it. (360 comments)

It looks like people are more interested in their own comfort and not the comfort of their grandchildren... Mercedes wants you to think Tesla (or any electric car) is about you... It isn't, it's about generations on down the road.

about 5 months ago

Industry-Wide Smartphone "Kill Switch" Closer To Reality

steeleyeball Phones are smart? (139 comments)

Smartphones, Really? They would have to kill the providers, and they make cell phone modules that a gerbil could interface to... or just tether a burner phone via USB to your actual Smart device and back up to that.

about 5 months ago

How Do You Backup 20TB of Data?

steeleyeball New way to store data... (983 comments)

Holograms with images of QR codes. How many holographic images can you put on a small glass cube? With Holographs, making duplicates would be a snap... Get it?

about 6 months ago

Einstein's Lost Model of the Universe Discovered 'Hiding In Plain Sight'

steeleyeball Black Holes (118 comments)

If a black hole forms in one part of the universe and another evaporates in another you may get an apparent constant density. There are likely colder regions of the universe further than we can see where black holes are evaporating.

about 6 months ago

"Microsoft Killed My Pappy"

steeleyeball Hate? Not Pity? (742 comments)

There are those of us who are fairly free... My Dad was a Teacher so he used a Mac although He never got as far as OS X, It might have been fun setting it up for him. My Mom used a PC Running DOS and then Windows. When I discovered Linux in 1994 I went out and bought the Walnut Creek 6 CD Rom set with multiple Distros on it and Never turned back, I've tried all sorts of distros.

about 7 months ago

US Mounted 231 Offensive Cyber-operations In 2011, Runs Worldwide Botnet

steeleyeball NSA? (367 comments)

We could do the Battlestar thing... No more networks, sneaker net only.

1 year,20 days

Cable Channels Panic Over iPad Streaming App

steeleyeball That's great! (346 comments)

So the Channel owners sue ComCast and Apple... Comcast and Apple then put more ridiculous restrictions on their apps. Then people get annoyed with Apple, Comcast and the Cable Channels... This is a plan with no drawbacks!

more than 3 years ago

Over Half a Decade, China Closed 130,000 Internet Cafes

steeleyeball Dangerous to their wellbeing? (121 comments)

It's so true, giving internet access to impressionable youth is dangerous to totalitarian governments. Look at the middle east.

more than 3 years ago

Microsoft On List of Most Ethical Companies

steeleyeball Forbes? (465 comments)

I'll bet they didn't consult Richard Stallman!!!!!

more than 3 years ago

Poole To Zuckerberg: You’re Doing It Wrong

steeleyeball Wrong? (371 comments)

He'd have to care about the anonymity of others to be wrong.... He just doesn't.

more than 3 years ago


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