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Microsoft Killing Off Windows Phone Brand Name In Favor of Just Windows

tehlinux Re:Too late ... (352 comments)

Tell that to

about a week ago

Dropbox Caught Between Warring Giants Amazon and Google

tehlinux Re:I seem to remember... (275 comments)

Just like the dog island.

about a month ago

Inside the Facebook Algorithm Most Users Don't Even Know Exists

tehlinux Re:Dumb Algorithm (130 comments)

That's actually not a bad idea! Maybe in the future, they'll start teach comparison-based sorting algorithms in undergraduate computer science programs...

about a month and a half ago

The World's Most Hackable Cars

tehlinux Correction (53 comments)

The 2014 "SRT" Viper

about a month and a half ago

Researcher Finds Hidden Data-Dumping Services In iOS

tehlinux Re:Huge Caveat! (98 comments)

"Most of the phone vendors have a way of doing this."

[Citation needed]

about 2 months ago

Sexual Harassment Is Common In Scientific Fieldwork

tehlinux Re:Some people are jerks (362 comments)

That makes me a saaaaaaaaaaaad panda.

about 2 months ago

Slashdot Asks: Do You Want a Smart Watch?

tehlinux Re:Betteridge answers (381 comments)

My initial reaction is no, but maybe if it could fit in my pocket...

about 2 months ago

New Microsoft CEO Vows To Shake Up Corporate Culture

tehlinux Re:Manager (204 comments)

Yeah, I was hoping to be popular amongst nerds when I bought my Surface and my Windows Phone...

about 2 months ago

Ask Slashdot: Correlation Between Text Editor and Programming Language?

tehlinux Re:VIM (359 comments)

"Just a question. Is there anyone out there younger than around 40 who uses VIM because of their own choice?"

I'm 36, so yes.

about 3 months ago

Ask Slashdot: What Would It Take For You To Buy a Smartwatch?

tehlinux Re:Stopped wearing a watch (427 comments)

I agree with your sig 100%.

about 3 months ago

Ask Slashdot: What Would It Take For You To Buy a Smartwatch?

tehlinux I would only consider it if (427 comments)

If it was shaped like a candy bar and fit in my pocket so I didn't have to wear it on my wrist.

about 3 months ago

US Marshals Accidentally Reveal Potential Bidders For Gov't-Seized Bitcoin

tehlinux MENSA (101 comments)

Reminds me of the time I got a recruiting email from MENSA where they made the same mistake. Nice job, geniuses!

about 3 months ago

Despite Project's Demise, Amazon Web Services Continues To Use TrueCrypt

tehlinux Re:AWS Email (75 comments)

So, as the email said, just "encrypt your data client-side prior to uploading them to Amazon S3"

about 3 months ago

Microsoft Runs Out of US Address Space For Azure, Taps Its Global IPv4 Stock

tehlinux Re:So after years of panic... (250 comments)

I think the headline was meant to point out that people are actually using azure...

about 3 months ago

US To Auction 29,656 Bitcoins Seized From Silk Road

tehlinux Re:Initial Offer (232 comments)

Can you imagine what that would do to the markets if everyone thought one bitcoin was worth two bitcoins?!

about 3 months ago

FCC Website Hobbled By Comment Trolls Incited By Comedian John Oliver

tehlinux Fact! (144 comments)

The population of comment trolls has tripled in the last 6 months.

about 4 months ago

Former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer Buys the LA Clippers For $2 Billion

tehlinux Re:Instead of a new TV I guess (270 comments)

No. That's why it's part of the deal that he cannot relocate the team.

about 4 months ago

What qualifications should the 'driver' of a fully autonomous car need?

tehlinux Re:Driver's license plus insurance (301 comments)

The first case where somebody used that argument to challenge a ticket would be interesting.

about 4 months ago


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