Beta

Slashdot: News for Nerds

×

Welcome to the Slashdot Beta site -- learn more here. Use the link in the footer or click here to return to the Classic version of Slashdot.

Thank you!

Before you choose to head back to the Classic look of the site, we'd appreciate it if you share your thoughts on the Beta; your feedback is what drives our ongoing development.

Beta is different and we value you taking the time to try it out. Please take a look at the changes we've made in Beta and  learn more about it. Thanks for reading, and for making the site better!

Comments

top

DMVs Across the Country Learning Textspeak

Big Jason FUHRER (178 comments)

Saw this one at a Marilyn Manson concert, thought it took a lot of balls to pull off. It's a pretty innocuous word in German, but has negative connotations in other languages.

about a year and a half ago
top

Chrome 24 Released, Chrome Beta Channel For Android Added

Big Jason Re:Fast - good - now focus on... (99 comments)

I will concur though that some kind of tab overview would be great. Didn't early versions of Chrome have that?

Hit Shift-Esc to bring up the Chrome Task Manager. It will give you a summary of each tab's memory, cpu, and network consumption as well as the ability to kill individual tabs.

about a year and a half ago
top

In Vitro Grown Meat 'Nearly Possible'

Big Jason Re:Ethics for veggies (260 comments)

There is a common mis-conception amongst carnivores that a meal has to contain meat to be tasty. This is complete nonesense, but unfortunately prejudice and ignorance prevent many people from even investigating this fact with an open mind.

I disagree, most attempts at vegetarian cuisine just replace existing meat dishes with cheese, tofu, seitan, mushroom or some other filler. Indian is the only cuisine that has original dishes that do not have some sort of meat influence.

about a year and a half ago
top

In Vitro Grown Meat 'Nearly Possible'

Big Jason Re:why not use meat (260 comments)

Because Americans eat a lot of goat meat, right?

I'm a murican and I love goat meat. Muricans don't know what they're missing but then again I guess Jamaican, Indian and Cabrito aren't mainstream.

about a year and a half ago
top

AT&T To Launch LTE Network In 5 Cities This Summer

Big Jason Re:Conspicuously bypassing NY (84 comments)

DFW, San Antonio, and Houston all have VERY good infastructures with AT&T (compared to other cities), so its the idea test bed.

I live in Downtown Dallas, less than 3 blocks away from AT&T Headquarters. I used to have AT&T and the service was atrocious, dropped calls were a regular occurrence. I now have an iPhone with Verizon and the service is stellar, no dropped calls even in the CBD tunnels. So if the infrastructure is great here, I shudder to think how bad it is elsewhere...

more than 3 years ago
top

Why Has Blu-ray Failed To Catch Hold?

Big Jason Re:No real reason to switch (1162 comments)

... I can't easily rip a Blu-ray to my hard drive so I can watch it on the plane.

Umm, ever hear of AnyDVD HD?

more than 3 years ago
top

Linux May Need a Rewrite Beyond 48 Cores

Big Jason Re:64 cores (462 comments)

You mean 64 threads, 8 cores total.

more than 3 years ago
top

Data Centers Crucial To Lehman Sale

Big Jason Re:So true! (301 comments)

I have some 20-way E6500's that I'll give to you if you haul them off. A Silver maintenance contract is $60k/yr, for that you could buy 3 T2000s, save a bunch on power and cooling, not to mention floorspace.

more than 5 years ago

Submissions

Big Jason hasn't submitted any stories.

Journals

Big Jason has no journal entries.

Slashdot Account

Need an Account?

Forgot your password?

Don't worry, we never post anything without your permission.

Submission Text Formatting Tips

We support a small subset of HTML, namely these tags:

  • b
  • i
  • p
  • br
  • a
  • ol
  • ul
  • li
  • dl
  • dt
  • dd
  • em
  • strong
  • tt
  • blockquote
  • div
  • quote
  • ecode

"ecode" can be used for code snippets, for example:

<ecode>    while(1) { do_something(); } </ecode>
Create a Slashdot Account

Loading...