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White House Approves Sonic Cannons For Atlantic Energy Exploration

whoda Re:so long as the duration is... (272 comments)

Congresspeople don't care about email complaints.
Send snail mail, or you aren't really concerned about the situation at all.

about 2 months ago

Algorithm Challenge: Burning Man Vehicle Exodus

whoda Better answer (273 comments)

Camp out one more night, leave the next afternoon and avoid the mass stampede.

about 6 months ago

Is the Tesla Model S Pedal Placement A Safety Hazard?

whoda Re:Don't blame others for user error. (394 comments)

Gears-Plural, more than one
Gear-Singular, only one

It has a gear. It does not have gears.

I'm sure you'll now come in asking about reverse.

about 6 months ago

Google Chairman on WhatsApp: $19 Bn For 50 People? Good For Them!

whoda Re:Raising their own rents? (303 comments)

The guy who is trying to get the current residents evicted. That's whom.

about 7 months ago

Apple Deluged By Police Demands To Decrypt iPhones

whoda Re:Is Apple being compensated? (239 comments)

15% profit on revenue combined with minimal tax liability.

They are being compensated just fine.

about a year ago

Mystery of the Shrunken Proton

whoda It's not New Physics (171 comments)

It's old physics that we haven't figured out yet, but thought we had.

about a year and a half ago

Mega Defends Its Security Practices

whoda Re:I hate mobile "optimized" sites! (165 comments)

Hit the menu key on your phone and click "Request Desktop Site", or is this something else iPhones don't do?

about a year and a half ago

New York Passes Landmark Gun Law

whoda Re:We need gas control! (1591 comments)

And roughly 15,000 murdered by drunk drivers that year with no national outrage at the tragedy/massacre anywhere in sight.

about a year and a half ago

New York Passes Landmark Gun Law

whoda Re:no cool off (1591 comments)

The USA has less homicides per square mile compared to Norway.
You are less likely to be murdered in the US than in Norway using my arbitrarily chosen statistic.

about a year and a half ago

Judge Demands Email and Facebook Passwords From Women In Sexual Harassment Case

whoda Re:Aquisition of evidence (218 comments)

This is the defense trying to get evidence that contradicts the plaintiffs allegations.
Such as wearing a shirt with CUNT printed on it, then complaining for being called one after you labelled yourself.

And posting about your own sexual aggressiveness isn't the best idea either.

about 2 years ago

Ask Slashdot: How To Catch Photoshop Plagiarism?

whoda Teacher isn't teaching (284 comments)

Your friend is teaching directly from textbooks and is asking students to do otherwise when they complete assignments?

Try actually teaching:
Go over the written material
Show an example (You know, the one that comes with the book that you are already using)
Create a similar but different project for the students to do based on the lesson in the book .
Grade and critique.
Listen to parents raise hell.

about 2 years ago

Ask Slashdot: What To Do With Over 500 Used DIMMs?

whoda Check with accounting (291 comments)

You may find donating company assets is harder than you think.

about 2 years ago

Man Finds Roman Gold Coin Hoard Worth £100,000 With Metal Detector

whoda Re:Spend 'Em!!! (249 comments)

They are antiquities, so he will have to give them up.
He will get a percentage of their value, not close to the real value.

about 2 years ago

Supreme Court To Decide If Monsanto GMO Patents Are Valid

whoda Re:Label It (308 comments)

Every single thing you eat has been GM'd.
Whether or not it was done by centuries of forced crossbreeding, or gene manipulation in a lab, you are not consuming a 'naturally' occurring plant.

about 2 years ago

Facebook Scans Chats and Posts For Criminal Activity

whoda Facebook assumption (483 comments)

How was Facebook sure the girl wasn't a 40 year old guy? Maybe the boy was 12 and trying to look 30. Etc.

more than 2 years ago

Amazon Patents Electronic Gifting

whoda What about my TF2 hats? (164 comments)

People gift me hats in TF2 and have for years.

more than 2 years ago

Apple to Buy Back $10bn of Its Shares and Pay Dividend

whoda Re:significance? (301 comments)

For the funds that have a few million shares, it will make for a great year-end bonus for the fund manager.

more than 2 years ago

The Specter of Gasoline At $5 a Gallon

whoda Yep, it will get to $5 (1205 comments)

Then someday it will be at $6, then $7, then $8, then $9, etc, etc.

more than 2 years ago

Ask Slashdot: Transitioning From 'Hacker' To 'Engineer'?

whoda Re:srsly (446 comments)

Because Computer Scientists who think they are Software Engineers write it?

more than 2 years ago


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