top Apple Releases iMessage Deregistration Utility
Apple sent you a text via iMessage but you probably did not receive it.
top California DMV Told Google Cars Still Need Steering Wheels
"I agree, having a manual break should be required as a bare minimum."
brake would be even more useful, along with a kill switch for the engine.
No, a manual break, such as sledgehammer to the wheel or knife to the tire, will work just fine.
top Ask Slashdot: Good Technology Conferences To Attend?
There are no good technology conferences, my friend.
top Amazon Announces 'Fire Phone'
It seems like Amazon equates off-contract with prepaid. Try searching for unlocked phones and the Galaxy S5 ($589) is number 6 on the top sellers.
top Amazon Announces 'Fire Phone'
Actually, Fire Phone is a great name the phone because if it catches fire but with a battery defect that causes it to catch on fire it will be too difficult to write headlines like Amazon CEO fired for Fire Phone fires that no one will be fired since no one will understand what's going on.
top Chinese-Built Cars Are Coming To the US Next Year
Doc Brown: No wonder this car failed. It says "Made in China".
Marty McFly: What do you mean, Doc? All the best stuff is made in China.
Doc Brown: Unbelievable.
top US Government OKs Sale of Sharper Satellite Images
I glad that US government has finally approved sharper images. Hopefully, this increase the availability of ionic breezes for everyone.
top Tesla Releases Electric Car Patents To the Public
A clearer statement than "we took our plaques off our wall" is needed, but assuming there is a clear statement from Tesla that they will only use these patents defensively, anyone who takes them at their word should be safe.
Telsa should have the CEO publicly post such a statement where Tesla will not initiate patent lawsuits against anyone who, in good faith, wants to use their technology. This will be quickly picked up by tech blogs and linked to the statement.
top Will This Flying Car Get Crowdfunded?
Perhaps if they posted about their product on well know tech blogs with links to contribute then maybe it will work.
top How Cochlear Implants Are Being Blamed For Killing Deaf Culture
Look what happened to polio culture. Not cool, man. Not cool.
I would not worry about it. With the right environment, you can always grow polio culture.
top Wil Wheaton Announces New TV Show
An "anonymous reader" submitted this? Yeah right. You're not fooling anybody, CleverNickName.
top How Engineers Are Building a Power Station At the South Pole
That sounds very cool.
top Sony Selling Off VAIO Computer Business
No one wants to use Linux or Windows. Have you tried to use an operating system? All you can do is copy files and set the time. It's fun the first few times, but it becomes boring really fast. No, people do not want to use an operating system; they want send email, browser the web, check stock quotes, send goofy pictures to their friends. That's what they want.
top Microsoft Takes Another Stab At Tablets, Unveils Surface 2, Surface 2 Pro
I have no clue what you're trying to say but now I'm hungry.
top Report: By 2035, Nearly 100 Million Self-Driving Cars Will Be Sold Per Year
Are you saying that 300K for a house is cheap or expensive? Honestly, I can't tell.
top Apple Isn't the Next Microsoft (and That's a Good Thing)
I think the reality distortion field must have hit you pretty hard. Apple has been accused of producing expensive crap ever since the Lisa and Macintosh were sold. Apple has never been a big proponent of free or open standards; they have been using propriety standards for Macs, iPods, and iPhones since their creations. While Steve Jobs did write the open letter for the music industry to stop requiring DRM, he was also criticized for doing nothing for movies (especially since he owned Pixar at the time).
top Apple Renews Contract With Samsung Over A-Series Processors
The glass side is the butter side since the iPad always lands glass-side down.
top Are You Sure This Is the Source Code?
I have recompiled all my software from the source code and verified that the binaries match but for some reason there's a Ken Thompson user that is always logged in. How did Ken Thompson get into my system and how do I get rid of him?
about a year and a half ago
top Reason On How and Why 38 Studios Went Bust
Wrong, capitalism is the most
efficient system ever devised for creating wealth not the best system ever devised for creating wealth. Best is a qualitative term and can not be measured subjectively.
top The History of 'Correlation Does Not Imply Causation'
After that, I started holding laptops exactly like that, making people cringe. True story.
Correlation is not causation. I think you need to perform a few studies to prove that you caused people to cringe.
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