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Facebook Competitor Diaspora Revealed

thelonious Re:facebook is an intranet (306 comments)

They may be referring to facebook as an intranet because it doesn't allow google in. So it's somewhat isolated.

about 4 years ago
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Facebook Competitor Diaspora Revealed

thelonious Re:Presumptuous title much? (306 comments)

Hindsight works a lot better for spotting potential. I'm ready to switch.

about 4 years ago
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Chatroulette To Log IP Addresses, Take Screenshots

thelonious well... (194 comments)

There goes my Friday nights.

more than 4 years ago
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Stone Tools Found On Crete Push Back Humans' Maritime History

thelonious Re:it's my beach party (176 comments)

Possibly. You may be weighing in relatively short distance sea travel as being more complex than the actuality.

more than 4 years ago
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Stone Tools Found On Crete Push Back Humans' Maritime History

thelonious it's a riddle (176 comments)

What's long, hard and full of seamen? Stone tools, of course!

more than 4 years ago
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"Immortal Molecule" Evolves — How Close To Synthetic Life?

thelonious Or... (270 comments)

what may be a better way to phrase the question is, can people with vested interests in seeing a desirable outcome from an experiment, create such a synthetic experiment that their desired outcomes are manifest. It's like some people are actually frightened of discovering the truth and hide behind contrived models. fear

more than 4 years ago
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Newly-Found Windows Bug Affects All Versions Since NT

thelonious Don't understand the hate (393 comments)

I'm not getting a lot of these posts. Microsoft is a software business, not a computer science business. I think some of you may be confusing one for the other. This is par for the course.

more than 4 years ago
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Sound Generator Lethal From 10 Meters

thelonious Re:Right to assemble? (314 comments)

I mean if this thing has been show to cause people to panic, what better way to get a crowd riled up then to hit a couple of blasts. Later the report will naturally show that the crowd started the whole thing and required some crowd control. Back in my day we just used frost traps and sap

more than 4 years ago
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Sound Generator Lethal From 10 Meters

thelonious Re:Why? (314 comments)

It would probably help if you had read the article about the "horrible weapon"

more than 4 years ago
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Sound Generator Lethal From 10 Meters

thelonious Right to assemble? (314 comments)

I am sure this will only be used on unruly crowds. And not on crowds that just need a little pushing to become unruly.

more than 4 years ago
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NYTimes Confirms It Will Start Charging For Online News In 2011

thelonious Newsworthy (368 comments)

Does the Times ever actually contain timely news articles that slashdot would need to link to? I can't remember the last time I even looked on their site

more than 4 years ago
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Martian Microbe Fossils, Not So Debunked Anymore

thelonious Re:I'd love to talk to someone knowledgeable about (306 comments)

Wow, I want a pet nanobacteria now. The infinitely trustworthy (groan) wikipedia suggests that some form of replication can occur with them so I am putting in an order for my nanobacteria farm fun set now!

more than 4 years ago
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Martian Microbe Fossils, Not So Debunked Anymore

thelonious Re:I'd love to talk to someone knowledgeable about (306 comments)

Ah, nm. I was reading so many related articles I missed the part about the asteroid impact. Still, that's quite amazing in itself. Considering it would probably take NASA a few billion to get the same payload delivered back. This was free delivery!

more than 4 years ago
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Martian Microbe Fossils, Not So Debunked Anymore

thelonious Re:I'd love to talk to someone knowledgeable about (306 comments)

Exactly what is the theory of how rocks from Mars got here? Was there some eruption so great that it hurled chunks of Mars into space, out of its planetary orbit and made the trip here? I think I am missing something here.

more than 4 years ago
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TV Show Seeks Terminally Ill Volunteer for Mummification

thelonious Re:What the hell do you care? (262 comments)

Mmmmmm...gut soup!

Personally I think I would like to be the closing act at a Burning Man festival and make it live up to it's name for once.

more than 4 years ago
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TV Show Seeks Terminally Ill Volunteer for Mummification

thelonious Re:Depends... (262 comments)

Well how do you mod up a TV show?

more than 4 years ago
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TV Show Seeks Terminally Ill Volunteer for Mummification

thelonious Re:retarded actually (262 comments)

They weren't strange to the Aztecs!

more than 4 years ago
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Human Males Evolve At a Faster Pace Than Females

thelonious I don't feel like I'm evolving (454 comments)

So, males are evolving faster than females. "Hooray!!"
The part that's evolving is for sperm production. "...[crickets]..."

more than 4 years ago
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Does Your PC Really Need a SysRq Button Anymore?

thelonious Re:They're remapping something else (806 comments)

Hey, did anyone mention that "print screen" copies the screen to the clipboard?

more than 4 years ago

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