In general, geeks prefer to use brains rather than brawn, to get themselves out of a situation. So, their insults are often witty, literary and highly intelligent. But not always. Here are a few of our favorites.
You know, you are a classic example of the inverse ratio between the size of the mouth and the size of the brain.
? The Doctor, Doctor Who
Scout.me lets you navigate through your iPhone’s browser, complete with turn-by-turn, voice-prompted directions, and devs can get in on the action by adding a single line of code to their existing site.
Joss Whedon may be the new hardest-working man in show business. The director, who’s about to unleash The Avengers and is putting the finishing touches on his whirlwind production of Much Ado About Nothing, plans to produce a new installment of Dr. Horrible’s Sing-Along Blog very soon.
It’s one of Amazon’s best-kept secrets. How many computers does it take to keep its Elastic Compute Cloud platform afloat? And now, a researcher with Accenture thinks he has the answer: 445,000. That’s the number that Huan Liu came up with when he did a bit of internet sleuthing.
Only six years ago, drones represented barely 5 percent of the U.S. military’s thousands of airplanes. But a new report for Congress, acquired by Danger Room, marks a huge uptick in the flying, spying, deadly robots: now, 31 percent of the military’s airfleet are drones, some 7500 machines. So why’s the Pentagon spending so much more money on the planes with people in them?