top "Barbie: I Can Be a Computer Engineer" Pulled From Amazon
And now the book can't be had for less than $200 through Amazon
top Government Data Requests To Facebook Up By 24%
I bet you are a hoot at parties.
about a month and a half ago
top How Apple Watch Is Really a Regression In Watchmaking
What a stupid article. Don't you have something more important to worry about? I used to have to wind my watch every day. What's the big deal??
I had a Pebble and I had to charge it almost every day. No biggie.
about a month and a half ago
top Lenovo Reveals Wearable Smartband To Track Exercise Stats
Does anybody know whether or not it automatically monitors sleep quality.
I would guess somebody probably knows.
top Ask Slashdot: What To Do After Digitizing VHS Tapes?
How man "desk drawer's worth" in one Library of Congress?
top Google's Android One Initiative Launches In India With Three $100 Phones
I assume by "this country" you mean the USA.
I make about $35,000 a year (obviously not an engineer), I have a wife (doesn't work outside the home) and 4 kids, 2 vehicles paid for, and I own my own 5 bedroom house (will be paid off in 5 more years).
I don't understand you rich guys who can't pay for stuff. Do you live in like Connecticut or Seattle or something? Why would anybody live in an expensive place in the Internet age?
Where do you live and what do you do?
top Mining iPhones and iCloud For Data With Forensic Tools
"using forensic tools to grab data from iPhones and iCloud using forensic tools"
top Research Finds No Large-Scale Exploits of Heartbleed Before Disclosure
Everybody is watching the Apple event.
top Book Review: Architecting the Cloud
I live on an apartment
An the ninety-ninth floor of my block
And I sit at home lookin' out the window
Imaginin' the world has stopped
top Mushroom-Like Deep Sea Organism May Be New Branch of Life
It tastes just like Chicken.
top FarmBot: an Open Source Automated Farming Machine
Modern agribusiness is highly automated, which is why the proportion of the U.S. population engaged in farm work has declined from about 30% to about 2%, while food production has increased.
No, that is because it is now done by undocumented illegals.
top The Cost of Caring For Elderly Nuclear Plants Expected To Rise
So the cost of nuclear plant food is going up? How is it different from regular plant food and why do elderly plants eat more than young plants?
top Ask Slashdot: Future-Proof Jobs?
The world's oldest profession and likely to remain that way
top 'Rosetta Flash' Attack Leverages JSONP Callbacks To Steal Credentials
Steve Jobs was right when he said no Flash and took a lot of criticism for that.
top X Window System Turns 30 Years Old
In the late 80's I was working at MIPS Computer systems and we ran X first on some NCD X-terminals (MIPS processor powered) and then on MIPS own workstations.
Pre Motif, TWM I think.
top HP Unveils 'The Machine,' a New Computer Architecture
Makes sense. webos was such a great success.
top With the Surface Pro, Microsoft Is Trying To Recreate the PC Market
I just looked at the pre-order page. These are just too expensive and the keyboard is an add on even at these prices.
Make the 128GB model $649 and they might sell some.