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Student Uses Oculus Rift and Kinect To Create Body Swap Illusion

thieh Scientific Curse Dolls! (31 comments)

So when will people sell Technovoodoo service?

2 hours ago

Journalist Sues NSA For Keeping Keith Alexander's Financial History Secret

thieh Now that you mention it... (44 comments)

Time to ditch the router and use a linux/BSD box? Or are we pretty much screwed because the hardware is affected similarly as well?

2 hours ago

Amazon's eBook Math

thieh Should we care about... (116 comments)

Brick and mortar bookstore doesn't sell books with DRM so you can sell it or donate it at your pleasure?

3 hours ago

Ask Slashdot: Is Running Mission-Critical Servers Without a Firewall Common?

thieh Well... (307 comments)

Is your firewall "mission-critical"? I meant if your mission involves being accessed from the outside then the firewall is as critical as whatever stuff behind it that you are trying to access.

10 hours ago

Ford, GM Sued Over Vehicles' Ability To Rip CD Music To Hard Drive

thieh Since when.... (265 comments)

Since when was buying a car to rip CD's a better idea than buying a computer to do so?

12 hours ago

Old Apache Code At Root of Android FakeID Mess

thieh Not so fast. (125 comments)

There are craploads of devices discontinued by the manufacturers. Are they covered by the patch?


35% of American Adults Have Debt 'In Collections'

thieh Re:Lies and statistics... (496 comments)

So there you go. A lot of us have an outstanding medical bill on our credit reports, and we should check them more often.

Will The Affordable Care Act implementation help?


35% of American Adults Have Debt 'In Collections'

thieh looming American spring... (496 comments)

Given the trend of income inequality it would be no surprise of any sort of abrupt riots to the magnitudes of some civil rights leader got killed


Which Is Better, Adblock Or Adblock Plus?

thieh Re:None of them. (323 comments)

C'mon, nobody block stuff manually these days now? Saves the trouble of auditing the code and whatnot.


EA Tests Subscription Access To Game Catalog

thieh Oh they can sell you newest games on a sub (56 comments)

Just expect them to charge you extra for new releases or something. There is nothing that says the prices will be fixed.


One Third of Germany Is Powered by Renewable Energy

thieh Since when is 28.5% to be one third? (2 comments)

Much more like two seventh. Or more than one quarter. Pedantry aside, Money from fossil fuel companies are using the veil of jobs to stop a lot of other countries from developing sustainable technologies. The fact that nothing wrong has happened yet just make the fact more depressing because we could have easily made the world a better place but we are not.


A 24-Year-Old Scammed Apple 42 Times In 16 Different States

thieh Well, they got what they deserved (390 comments)

Fool them 41 times, shame on the scammer. Fool them 42 times, shame on them. But c'mon, the fact that no system exists to check this means lawsuits are coming to towns.


OKCupid Experiments on Users Too

thieh Re:what? (160 comments)

Thsi is how the internet works, not just web sites

2 days ago

Samsung Delays Tizen Phone Launch

thieh Re:Maybe (105 comments)

Well Android has some deree of hardware requirements. Which makes space in competition available in the not-so-rich places. But then again, there are used phones for that...

2 days ago

Google's Mapping Contest Draws Ire From Indian Government

thieh How much more? (95 comments)

It's not like US with the satellite have seen WMD's in Iraq, or are they seeing WMD's which never exist?

2 days ago

Google's Mapping Contest Draws Ire From Indian Government

thieh So, to summarize... (95 comments)

"You didn't get a permit from us about writing a map, so we will ask you to share the map with us."

2 days ago

World's Largest Amphibious Aircraft Goes Into Production In China

thieh Re:Why? (85 comments)

"Island communities" in China sounds awfully familiar... Taiwan?

2 days ago

Newly Discovered Virus Widespread in Human Gut

thieh Re:CrAssphage (99 comments)

That sounds like the name of a type of a virus that infects operating systems instead of humans.

Maybe one is already in development...

3 days ago


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