German NSA Committee May Turn To Typewriters To Stop Leaks
But what has been sent still cannot be retracted.
Data Mining Shows How Down-Voting Leads To Vicious Circle of Negative Feedback
I thought the system detects and reverts any kind of targeted modding spree?
Woman Attacked In San Francisco Bar For Wearing Google Glass
Is it legal to take video of others with first asking for permission? In case it's not, will the video be admissible as evidence in court?
Chrome 33 Nixes Option To Fall Back To Old 'New Tab' Page
That's “non-open open source”, with two opens.
In other words, it's the Cathedral model.
Riecoin: A Cryptocurrency With a Scientific Proof of Work
We all know that government issued currencies are buggy, hence the attempt to come up with these pseudo currencies.
But replicating the bug in their new design means they're doing it wrong.
Gut Bacteria Affect the Brain
Too bad for you, I've already upgraded to systemd!
Asia's Richest Man Is Betting Big On Silicon Valley's Fake Eggs
Nobody ever cared to ask me when they ate my Broccoli friends!
Ohio Attempting To Stop Tesla From Selling Cars, Again
“Or you could even find somebody who is willing to transport 10 cars at once, for less than it would cost you to go get that car yourself.”
which the manufacturer can finely handle by itself.
The only situation where such middle-men could contribute to lower logistic costs is when the factories of different manufacturers are all in the same spot.
Godot Game Engine Released Under MIT License
Does a fame engine do anything useful outside SEO? I don't want to be famous on just the internet you know. Sure, the internet has a very large demographics, and it's international, but everything feels so virtual. And being "virtually famous" doesn't make me look good.
These Are the Companies the FAA Has Sent notices To For Using Drones
“Some of the comments use font size 0.85rem (never heard of REM before for a font size), and some of them use 1.5em. Can't work out why some are different. Don't care either. ”
This page explains why you should avoid em, unless you know what you're doing. Most of the time, you want to define the size of a font in terms of the default size, not in relative to parent element.
Environmental Report Raises Pressure On Obama To Approve Keystone Pipeline
I wonder why you think your trolling post warrants an "adult, enlightened" response?
I hope not. I consider myself a rabid Julia fan, and for the past month I've been doing mostly Julia daily. But I don't want to see the language get dumbed down in order to accomodate general purpose programming, as it's proved to be stellar in what it's made for: numerical/technical computing.
Ask Slashdot: Are Linux Desktop Users More Pragmatic Now Or Is It Inertia?
I don't have a Mac so my opinion probably doesn't weigh much, but don't they have MacPorts for that? Are the offerings not adequate enough for your solutions?
Ask Slashdot: How Can I Improve My Memory For Study?
I was about to disagree, but I digress.
The Role of Freeloaders In Open Source Communities
You have a very interesting definition of "most popular".
MS Excel is indeed popular, but I think it's rather due to its level of polishedness rather than customizability. (Unless you consider cell formulas as customizability as well)
Regex Golf, xkcd, and Peter Norvig
Now I know where Frosty Piss's username came from.
Google Confirms Shut Down of Schemer
I'll take that term as an addition to my vocabulary, thank you.
Largest Bitcoin Mining Pool Pledges Not To Execute '51% Attack'
Wouldn't they come to shop at the supermarket more frequently then? It's just that the market becomes more liquid than ever!
Ask Slashdot: Getting an Uncooperative Website To Delete One's Account?
No, GP is arguing that the publisher should stop printing his books. Everyone else who's already bought the books can do whatever they want with the books within their legal rights. Likewise, people who've downloaded previously published HTML are free to keep it for future viewing. But they shouldn't be able to redownload it in case they accidentally cleared the cache.
GNU Octave Gets a GUI
No it doesn't. And heck no, why should it? Sure, given enough time and resource, it could be possible to run linux on Octave, but I don't see any sense of it.
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