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Obama To Ask For $1 Billion Climate Change Fund

zerodl heh (410 comments)

Obama to bail out mother nature.

about 7 months ago

No Shirt, No Shoes, No Service — and No Google Glass, Either

zerodl google. we make cool things...for a price. (845 comments)

I like google glass, but I dont like the camera. same with I like Chromecast but I dont like that I cant use just anything with it. I like Chrome, its pretty fast and nice but I hate that it may or may not be keeping tabs on what I do or where I go (allegedly). if I could take out the camera and modify it to give me other information from the phone or whatever, that would be swell.

about 10 months ago

DARPA Begins Work On 100Gbps Wireless Tech With 120-mile Range

zerodl uh huh (83 comments)

"Who knows, we might even one day have 100Gbps wireless links to our ISP." And be throttled to less than dial-up like every wireless isp out there. Mine sure does.

about 2 years ago

The Fastest ISPs In the US

zerodl whatever. (168 comments)

Speed means jack squat if you are being throttled. My ISP is the fastest of my area. But they don't tell you about their Accepted Use Policy or whatever they call it now. Regardless if you are a 'heavy user' or not.

about 2 years ago

Air Force Foresaw Fatal F-22 Problems; Rejected $100,000 Fix As Too Expensive

zerodl Re:Drones are dirt cheap and no pilot dies. (232 comments)

Every time I hear about this jet it's never good. Biased or not. I think it was only made for just squeezing taxpayer money so Lockheed(?) Could get revenue. like other military contractors.

about 2 years ago

Apple Adds Samsung Galaxy SIII To Its Ban List

zerodl Thanks Apple (553 comments)

For limiting my choices on (good or bad) products. I could rant endlessly about this but I'd be preaching to the choir. But wow, I don't like Apple at all now because of this.

about 2 years ago

Windows 8 Is 'a Work of Art.' But It's No Linux

zerodl heh (371 comments)

"Linux Is 'a Work of Art.' But It's No Windows" The way people are talking about Windows 8 lately, there might be more interest in Linux.

about 2 years ago

UK Authorities Threaten To Storm Ecuadorian Embassy To Arrest Julian Assange

zerodl Carmen Sandiego (1065 comments)

Where is the World is Julian Assange? Only you can find him gumshoes!

more than 2 years ago

Ask Slashdot: Why Aren't You Running KDE?

zerodl heat (818 comments)

I use linux on my laptop, And I have to use it where it gets pretty hot in the summer. I've tried many enviroments and I stick with the one that runs my laptop the coolest on idle. KDE is like Gnome 3, they run my laptop pretty hot. MATE (Gnome 2) and XFCE were the least demanding out of the more functional enviroments. I'm glad someone kept Gnome 2 alive with MATE and I'll keep using it since I used it the most these past 6-8 years. (using mint right now) KDE has been pretty nice when I had it on my desktop. 3.x ran pretty good on a really crappy AMD K6-II laptop and I I'd never get any work done playing with the sheer amount of customization you can do on the fly. 4.0 is pretty, but its not feaseable at least on this laptop.

more than 2 years ago

MS Will Remove OEM 'Crapware' For $99

zerodl to me (474 comments)

Reformatting is Free

more than 2 years ago

Apple Tells Siri To Stop Recommending Nokia

zerodl mind the broken glass (337 comments)

"Mirror Mirror on the wall, who's the fairest one of all?"

more than 2 years ago

Feds Seized Website For a Year Without Piracy Proof

zerodl Re:Okay. (172 comments)

a waste of taxpayer dollars

One thing good about working in the government is that for anything you want to do, you dont have to foot the bill.

more than 2 years ago

Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Out; Unity Gets a Second Chance

zerodl Mate (543 comments)

Ubuntu doesnt force you to use Unity, though people seem to think they do. On my laptop Mint runs hotter for whatever reason. Ubuntu with unity runs cooler but I got tired of it. As soon as I re-installed Ubuntu and updated I added the repo to MATE and been using that instead.

more than 2 years ago

Billionaires and Polymaths Expected To Unveil a Plan To Mine Asteroids

zerodl the beginning of (531 comments)

Ultor Corporation. or maybe UAC.

more than 2 years ago

New SimCity To Require Constant Internet Connection

zerodl new trend (418 comments)

Publishers are making it harder for me to bother buying games.

more than 2 years ago

ISOC Hires MPAA Executive Paul Beringer

zerodl no (93 comments)

Group Of People That Dont Matter sounds better. their description sounds like a secret society.

more than 2 years ago

Fee Increase Attempt Inspires 'Dump Your Bank Day'

zerodl I see what they did (667 comments)

I was on unemployment recently, but before I got work and stopped I got a bunch of reminders that they were switching from checks to a debit card through Bank of America. Since people on unemployment don't have a choice, that's a prime position to throw a mandatory hike here and there for those cards. And since unemployment is so high... If the bailout wasn't clear enough of how the McBanks work, I'm glad that something finally pushed people away from them. Or at least starting to.

more than 2 years ago

The Simpsons Reviewed For Unsuitable Nuclear Jokes

zerodl uh oh.. (374 comments)

Ze Goggles do nawtheeng!

more than 3 years ago

OS I'd Most Like To See Make a Comeback

zerodl Berkeley Softworks (763 comments)

GEOS 128. Yeeessssssss

more than 3 years ago


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