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

 



Forgot your password?
typodupeerror
DEAL: For $25 - Add A Second Phone Number To Your Smartphone for life! Use promo code SLASHDOT25. Also, Slashdot's Facebook page has a chat bot now. Message it for stories and more. Check out the new SourceForge HTML5 internet speed test! ×

Comment Re:Con or Confirm (Score 1) 248

If he hadn't been so fucking atrocious in citing previous research there would be no controversy about the plating type lithium copper battery, there's a ton of recent research on it. Pretending all that research doesn't exist might have been done for patenting reasons though.

Development of an Easily Recyclable “Lithium-Copper Rechargeable Battery"
The Development of a New Type of Rechargeable Batteries Based on Hybrid Electrolytes
Lithium–air and lithium–copper batteries based on a polymer stabilized interface between two immiscible electrolytic solutions (ITIES)

Comment Re:Central authority (Score 1) 289

A central absolute authority like the pope can reform a religion unilaterally, worked out well for Catholicism. Less well for Shiite Islam.

Still, I'd take it over Sunni religion ... defined by adherence to schools of Shariah jurisprudence a millennium old with little room for reform.

Comment Re:The real problem is ISALM (Score 1) 289

Christianity by it's very dispensationalist nature allows separation of church and state even while all the politicians are devout Christians, which the "we Americans" who founded America generally were in the early days.

Forget that you are a jew for a moment and take an honest look at history. Christianity stood at the basis of classical liberalism, civilization is Christian centric.

Comment Re:DDOS (Score 1) 122

Without a retarded internet architecture we wouldn't have DDOS's either. The most popular programming languages, OS architectures and the internet almost all seem to designed to be abuseable. Retaining fundamental design flaws we knew about decades ago.

It's only now with Apple forcing privacy and security down their competitor's throat simply to be able to compete that things are improving (I fucking hate Apple, but they do provide some value).

Comment Re:who knew (Score 1) 457

A little, but maybe it has been kept extra vulnerable intentionally?

There has to be some actual reason why we're still using C for internet facing code two decades after we know it's dumb as fuck to do so. It's so much more comforting to think that it's because of a conspiracy and influence peddling by three letter agencies pulling strings than to assume we collectively are utter incompetent fucking morons.

Slashdot Top Deals

Take an astronaut to launch.

Working...