Want to read Slashdot from your mobile device? Point it at m.slashdot.org and keep reading!


Forgot your password?
Slashdot Deals: Deal of the Day - Pay What You Want for the Learn to Code Bundle, includes AngularJS, Python, HTML5, Ruby, and more. ×

Comment Spelling and grammar fail (Score 1) 90

" Everyone thought this meant they had finally given up. It turns out that the twins have decided to keep fighting after all, just with a different lawsuit." " Should be..." Everyone thought this meant the winklevoss's had given up, it turns out that the twins have deicded to keep fighting suckerberg after all, in a different lawsuit." Or something like that...

Comment Re:old practice (Score 1) 148

The Leyland Brothers did a documentary on this very subject in the mid 70's or early 80's... Falcons and Hawks are taken from the nest at birth to be trained for bird control at aiports...... and this is AUSTRALIA we are talking about here... australia in the mid 70's = the USA in the late 80's :)

Comment Re:An old Tektronix is fine for a modern engineer (Score 1) 337

Dave that post is a shocker! :P maybe you should come on ustream and ask the guys there before you post! lol :) soooo many links!! ps we should get together one day for a bbq when its a bit warmer!!! ive got heaps of stuff to ask you and heaps of stuff to show you... ive got a microwave transmitter and all sorts of old cool stuff... Oh yea its Stew here ! SydneyStew! :)

Lenovo Service Disables Laptops With a Text Message 257

narramissic writes "Lenovo plans to announce on Tuesday a service that allows users to remotely disable a PC by sending a text message. A user can send the command from a specified cell phone number — each ThinkPad can be paired with up to 10 cell phones — to kill a PC. The software will be available free from Lenovo's Web site. It will also be available on certain ThinkPad notebooks equipped with mobile broadband starting in the first half of 2009. 'You steal my PC and ... if I can deliver a signal to that PC that turns it off, hey, I'm good now,' said Stacy Cannady, product manager of security at Lenovo. 'The limitation here is that you have to have a WAN card in the PC and you must be paying a data plan for it,' Cannady added."

Take your work seriously but never take yourself seriously; and do not take what happens either to yourself or your work seriously. -- Booth Tarkington