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.
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?
Ask Slashdot: Future-Proof Jobs?
The world's oldest profession and likely to remain that way
'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.
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.
HP Unveils 'The Machine,' a New Computer Architecture
Makes sense. webos was such a great success.
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.
Prison Is For Dangerous Criminals, Not Hacktivists
Send them all to Australia.
Red Hat Releases Ceylon Language 1.0.0
Another language for intellectuals to study.
Ask Slashdot: Communication Skills For Programmers?
In my experience this is what that normally means.
IZON IP Cameras Riddled With Security Flaws
So the NSA forces them to put in a back door then the FTC fines them for putting in a back door. No wonder nobody wants to do do business in this country anymore.
Engineers Aim To Make Cleaner-Burning Cookstoves For Developing World
We already have too many people on this planet. Stop investing money and resources into stupid projects like these.
Let nature take it's course.
Trove of NSA Documents and FISC Opinions Declassified Thanks to EFF Lawsuit
You do not qualify as a geek at all.
Tor Usage More Than Doubles In August
So you don't think the NSA knows how to do man-in-the-middle https attacks? So naive. There is no where to hide.
Samsung's Smart Watch Coming September 4th, Without Flexible OLED Screen
Sold my Pebble. Didn't deliver what was promised, at least on iOS.
Illuminating Window-Less Houses With a Plastic Bottle
I am sure somebody will manage to get the patent and then sue his ass into total poverty
Hacking Lightbulbs To Cause a Sustained Blackout
Some people just need to get a life...
Using Zillow's Creative Commons Neighborhood Boundary Data For the U.S.
Boundaries as defined by the local gangs tagging.
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