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Comment: Re:How hard can that possibly be? (Score 1) 663

by BinBoy (#45311895) Attached to: A Math Test That's Rotten To the Common Core

Question 1: You see 5 pennies, the total in the cup is 6, so the missing part is 1 (penny). How hard can that possibly be?

If you see five, and there are six more in the cup, then the total is eleven. If only one is missing, then which one?

The answer isn't listed. Whether there are 11 or 6, they're all accounted for so 0 coins are missing. (Assuming they're coins)

Hardware

+ - Raspberry Pi For The Rest Of Us-> 2

Submitted by mikejuk
mikejuk writes: The Raspberry Pi might be a cheap and reasonably powerful but it has a tough learning curve due to the Linux OS it uses. Adafruit, better known for their hardware, are working on a WebIDE which you can use to program the Pi without having to set things up. You write the code in a browser and run it on the Pi using a web server hosted by the Pi. It sounds crazy but if it can make the Pi more approachable then perhaps it could turn out to be an educational powerhouse.
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Patents

+ - You can now file with the USTPO to shoot down and invalidate obvious patents->

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Cutting_Crew
Cutting_Crew writes: "Yes this is from Wired again, but as they state here today marks the first day that any 3rd party can file an injunction against patents that are frivolous, too obvious and even offer proof of prior art.

Stack Exchange has a patents forum now to help start the process as they have been working with google and also collaborating with the patent office since 2007 on testing patents.

So here is my question. Which frivolous, too obvious, downright ridiculous patent are you going to submit?"

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