These sort of hidden "are you worth employing" tests are actually extremely valuable. In that if you are a company that applies this sort of bullshit logic to your hiring practices, you probably are a company that applies similar bullshit logic to your other business logic and I'm probably not going to be happy… » 6/09/14 4:08am 6/09/14 4:08am

Maybe I'm being pedantic, but can the Chromecast actually be considered a set top box given it handles absolutely none of the actual set top box functions? Really it's just a glorified way to connect something else to your TV without having a wire between the two. » 6/05/14 6:14am 6/05/14 6:14am

That would be highly unwise. The reason you can use copper in water pipes is primarily due to the fact that the EPA has regulations in place to control how corrosive public water can be, which in turn helps cut down on how much copper gets dissolved off your pipes into your drinking water. » 5/29/14 2:26pm 5/29/14 2:26pm

The thing about open air is that it's efficacy is primarily dependent on airflow and humidity levels. If you dropped your phone in the pool at the oasis in the Sahara, that's great! If you did it in Seattle, you'll probably be better off putting it in a sealed bowl with a lot of silica gel. » 5/14/14 3:25pm 5/14/14 3:25pm

Might be interesting for non-transparent materials, but I can't really see this being useful for something that you are suppose to see through. There's going to be a 'scar' where that hole was. Even if the replacement material matches the same refraction index as the screen, it's not going to have the same cconsistent… » 5/10/14 11:40am 5/10/14 11:40am