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Fake Engine Noise Is the Auto Industry's Dirty Little Secret

trailerparkcassanova iconic muscle car like the Mustang (795 comments)

Baloney\. Only a very few Mustangs could be considered muscle cars. They, like Camaros, are pony cars where most had inline sixes and small displacement V8s.

4 days ago
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Ask Slashdot: Sounds We Don't Hear Any More?

trailerparkcassanova Re:Rotary phones? (790 comments)

I have a Western Electric 500 sitting in front of me that I use so they do still work.

about two weeks ago
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Ask Slashdot: Sounds We Don't Hear Any More?

trailerparkcassanova Really? (790 comments)

My daughter is 23 and she knows the sound of a typewriter. Probably from watching old TV shows and movies.

about two weeks ago
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Ask Slashdot: Options For Cheap Home Automation?

trailerparkcassanova EPICS (189 comments)

The Experimental Physics and Industrial Control System. It's commonly used on particle accelerators and will interface to anything. And it's open source. Runs on Linux, Window, OSX operating systems and all hardware including Raspberry Pi, Beagleboard, etc. http://www.aps.anl.gov/epics/i...

about two weeks ago
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How the Pentagon's Robots Would Automate War

trailerparkcassanova Why bother with robots? (117 comments)

It's computers fighting each other. Don't bother with the mechanics. Let 'em duke it out over interconnects.

about 2 months ago
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Robotic Suit Gives Shipyard Workers Super Strength

trailerparkcassanova In Korea... (125 comments)

lifting 30 kilos is considered superhuman.

about 6 months ago
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US Army To Transport American Ebola Victim To Atlanta Hospital From Liberia

trailerparkcassanova Re-read your first paragraph... (409 comments)

The aircraft was specially outfitted for this type of scenario. You can't compare this to a scheduled flight on a commercial airliner.

about 6 months ago
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Ask Slashdot: What Would It Take For You To Buy a Smartwatch?

trailerparkcassanova I wear an automatic wristwatch (427 comments)

I wouldn't replace it with a smartwatch. I wouldn't even replace it with a quartz watch. I wear 3 silver Navajo bracelets on my opposite wrist so there's no place left for a smart wristwatch.

about 7 months ago
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First Movie of an Entire Brain's Neuronal Activity

trailerparkcassanova If it were my brain... (44 comments)

it would be a one-reeler.

about 7 months ago
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Chinese-Built Cars Are Coming To the US Next Year

trailerparkcassanova Are they repairable? (431 comments)

Or do you just throw them away when they break?

about 7 months ago
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Driverless Cars Could Cripple Law Enforcement Budgets

trailerparkcassanova U.S. Highway Patrol? (626 comments)

What the hell is that? There's no such thing.

about 8 months ago
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FBI: $10,000 Reward For Info On Anyone Who Points a Laser At an Aircraft

trailerparkcassanova I'll be rich!!! (445 comments)

1. Have some sucker point a laser at a plane. 2. Turn them in 3. Profit!!!

about a year ago
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EU Secretly Plans To Put a Back Door In Every Car By 2020

trailerparkcassanova If it's secret... (364 comments)

why do we know about it?

about a year ago
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Facebook Mocks 'Infection' Study, Predicts Princeton's Demise

trailerparkcassanova By 2021... (193 comments)

Facebook will be a Somalian-owned brand of cheap electronics.

1 year,2 days
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First 3D Printed Liver Expected In 2014

trailerparkcassanova Useless... (67 comments)

without 3D-printed onions.

about a year ago
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EV Owner Arrested Over 5 Cents Worth of Electricity From School's Outlet

trailerparkcassanova First a nickel... (1010 comments)

then a dime. Pretty soon you're talking about real money!!!

about a year ago

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