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Scientists make paperclip disappear

David O'Meara
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http://www.smh.com.au/technology/sci-tech/amazing-scientific-breakthrough-paper-clip-made-invisible-20110203-1af2g.html

If only they had managed it a few years ago.
Ulf Dittmer
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Do the suicide options include trying to work out why "cant" is underlined green?
Greg Charles
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Campbell Ritchie wrote:Do the suicide options include trying to work out why "cant" is underlined green?


You mean instead of red? I guess because cant is an actual word, just not the right one to use there. Or were you making a "kick a guy while he's already down" kind of joke? I'm not sure what "Clippy" would do in that case. Clippy's mission of course was:

1. Be as annoying as possible under the guise of being helpful
2. Never actually be helpful

In this case, its goals may have been in conflict.
Bear Bibeault
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I can never find a paper clip when I need one... I guess this explains it.


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