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Ask Slashdot: What Are the Books Everyone Should Read?

wsxian Re:Orwell (796 comments)

No. Might as well have them read 1984 by Orwell. I disliked those two books.

1 year,28 days

Ask Slashdot: What Are the Books Everyone Should Read?

wsxian read for fun (796 comments)

Andre Norton: Time Travelers Any Doc Savage book Foundation Series by Asimov Emma by Jane Austin The Last of the Mohicans by Cooper Freddy the Pig by Brooks Business Law (any edition starting with the 4th) by Chessman The US Constitution And not the least of all: The Whole Earth Catalog

1 year,28 days

Ask Slashdot: What Is the Best Distro For Linux Lessons?

wsxian Mepis - because it just works (319 comments)

I would recommend Mepis. The reason is that it just works and its interface is similar to windows. It has a live CD and it installs pretty easily, and again, it just works.

more than 2 years ago

Wildfire Threatens Los Alamos Labs

wsxian Bless our firefighters! (134 comments)

I live at San Ildefonso Pueblo. Los Alamos National Lab is within our aboriginal land rights/claims. We have "Sacred Areas" that abut Los Alamos. While our geographic aims may diverge, I can think of no other people I would like up at the "Hill" (we are at 5500 feet and Los Alamos is over 7000 feet) than the security forces at Los Alamos as well as the firefighters that have come from all over (including many Native Americans). May the Lord protect them and the fire abate. Excuse me, I must pack in case we need to evacuate....

more than 3 years ago

Al Franken's Warning On Net Neutrality

wsxian If less is more (564 comments)

"If less is more, imagine how much more more would be!" From a Frazier episode which is on point.

more than 4 years ago

Ask the Presidential Candidates

wsxian Vice President selection (916 comments)

As there are fears of an assassination, who would you select as Vice President to carry on your agenda?

about 7 years ago


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wsxian wsxian writes  |  more than 11 years ago I was reading the comments on Robots on this date (July 24, 2003). Nobody mentioned the Robotic Laws put forth by Asimov and whether that would be proper to use or enforce (pass a law to make robotic users have this imprinted on the electronic brains).

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