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Submission + - WattUp technology is, admittedly, a fraud. (

i_want_you_to_throw_ writes: Energous, (NASDAQ: WATT) has admitted that their WattUp technology is fraudulent. Buried in the risks section on page 12 of Energous (NASDAQ:WATT) 10K filing is the following statement: "For example, while we believe recharging multiple devices on one transmitter at a commercially acceptable level may be possible theoretically, we have not yet achieved these results, even in the laboratory." The statement is important because (re)charging multiple devices is supposedly one of the three key differentiating advantages of Energous' WattUp technology, as stated on the Q1 2014 results call, and is featured prominently in all of the company's investor presentations.

Comment Job Diva is the worst........also lay off Detroit (Score 2) 227

Job Diva is the WORST of all. Hell they don't even hide that they use a harvester. Just Google them and there are numerous tales of their horrific nonstop spam. I get Detroit (which is a fine city IMHO), Fort Wayne, Billings and every other place I'd never move. Bravo to these guys for finally doing something, I'm signing up now.

Submission + - Want 30 Job Offers a Month? It's Not as Great as You Think

An anonymous reader writes: Software engineers suffer from a problem that most other industries wish they had: too much demand. There's a great story at the Atlantic entitled Imagine Getting 30 Job Offers a Month (It Isn't as Awesome as You Might Think). This is a problem that many engineers deal with: place your resume on a job board and proceed to be spammed multiple times per day for jobs in places that you would never go to (URGENT REQUIREMENT IN DETROIT!!!!!, etc). Google "recruiter spam" and there are many tales of engineers being overwhelmed by this. One engineer, fed up by a lack of a recruiting spam blackhole, set up with directions on how to stop this modern tech scourge. How many of you slashdotters have been the victim of recruiting spam?

Comment Perl: TMTOWTDI (Score 5, Insightful) 729

I used to think that Perl's feature of "There's More Than One Way To Do It" was great until I had to start modifying and maintaining the code of other developers, (several over the years). 20+ years I've been with Perl and I gotta say that through the years this has probably caused me more frustration than anything. Python, comparatively speaking, is a dominatrix and I'm starting to enjoy "There's Only One Way To Do It".

Comment Crybaby tactics.... (Score 1) 338

warned the (Democrat-led) FCC to not do anything that a future Republican led FCC would dislike

Part of being the party in power is that you get to do shit that the other party doesn't like. You seriously think when Republicans were in power that they would have done the same? I think not......

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