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Comment: Hewlett Packard's Cult Calculator Turns 30 (Score 1) 318

by pinery (#36044962) Attached to: Hewlett Packard's Cult Calculator Turns 30
I totally miss my HP non-programmable rpn engineering calculator. The answer was always correct. With technology being what it is today I can only imagine how difficult it would be to follow up on those old classic models. Let the engineering guys design it for utility.. and keep the business planners, marketing and arts department out.

Comment: B&W Tiles (Score 1) 352

by pinery (#30238742) Attached to: Mininova Removes All Copyright-Infringing Torrents
  • If I have two headphone audio jacks coming out of my MP3 player.. should I pay double for the download? How about if I charge for use of the extra jack?
  • If my brother lends me his blu-ray scifi disc for Friday night.. should I be fined $10,000? ..how about if I charge people to watch it in my clandestine home theatre?

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