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Comment: Re:Beginning of a movie (Score 1) 99

by OakDragon (#49463869) Attached to: Transforming Robot Gets Stuck In Fukushima Nuclear Reactor

The reason I read /. Is cuz we're ten posts into the comment section and nearly all are about irradiated killer robots. None are substantive comments about the summary.

Without arguing whether this is or is not a good thing... :) ... What we really need on Slashdot is a button that will scroll you down about 50 posts, right away. (Less for "newer" stories with less comments.)

Comment: Re: Suck it Millenials (Score 3, Funny) 407

by OakDragon (#49354975) Attached to: Millennial Tech Workers Losing Ground In US

I'm a millenial who works on mainframes you insensitive clod!

I had to bootstrap a PDP-8 in the Science building during college to complete my introductory programming assignments. That meant physically toggling in the octal sequence to start the high speed paper tape reader.

Now I'm not sure who should get off whose lawn.

The bomb will never go off. I speak as an expert in explosives. -- Admiral William Leahy, U.S. Atomic Bomb Project