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Netflix Is Looking To Pay Someone To Watch Netflix All Day

CryptDemon Re:Netflix doesn't get me... (86 comments)

It does this to me all the time. Oh you liked Arrested Development and Breaking Bad? We think you should watch Hoarders and Pawn Stars even though our suggestion engine thinks you'll rate it less than 2 fucking stars.

about 2 months ago

Shawn Raymond's Tandem Bike is Shorter Than Yours (Video)

CryptDemon Re:They Don't Want My Business (85 comments)

Yeah I'm sure they care about the exceptionally small number of people with noscript installed. Websites looking pretty will bring in a lot more customers than they will turn away by rejecting anti-javascript holy rollers.

about 3 months ago

Consumers Not Impressed With 3D Printing

CryptDemon Content Creation isn't there (302 comments)

People can do regular photo printers because they can make photos. They have documents because they can create documents. There is all sorts of easy-to-use software out there that allows you to make up your own creation very easily without any real skill. To make shit on a 3D printer, first you have to plop down a thousand dollars for a crappy one. Then you have to go make a 3d model, which is way harder than snapping a picture or writing a word document or coming up with a quick flyer. Oh and then you have to spend tons of money on this really expensive powder and other compounds, and oh fuck it I'll just go buy a couple of toys from the store for cheaper. These are niche products.

about 5 months ago

Michael Bloomberg: You Can't Teach a Coal Miner To Code

CryptDemon Re:project manage then (581 comments)

If your average project manager did coal mines, there'd be a cave-in every fucking week

about 5 months ago

OKCupid Warns Off Mozilla Firefox Users Over Gay Rights

CryptDemon Re:Are people not allowed to have opinions? (1482 comments)

Replaces homosexuality with race, and I doubt you'd see many people jumping up to defend this "different opinions" bullshit.

about 6 months ago

One In Ten Americans Thinks HTML Is a Type of Sexually Transmitted Infection

CryptDemon Re: heh... (255 comments)

What's your namespace, baby?

about 6 months ago

Sochi Drones Are Shooting the Olympics, Not Terrorists

CryptDemon Re:I was *wondering* who was shooting the Olympics (108 comments)

That headline confused the fuck out of me for a while. A pun on the word shooting? Cameras shoot film. Terrorists shoot people. Or drones are shooting people instead of terrorists. Or the drones are the ones responsible for shooting people, and the terrorists did nothing of the sort. Finally I realized that it's saying "Drones are not terrorists. They're filming the olympics."

about 7 months ago

Ubuntu 14.04 Brings Back Menus In Application Windows

CryptDemon Re:Too much change harms (255 comments)

I wish Google, Facebook, and every other web company would learn this.

about 7 months ago

Ubuntu 14.04 Brings Back Menus In Application Windows

CryptDemon Oh thank god (255 comments)

I've been okay with the dash and the side bar look of new ubuntu. It's mostly been the same for me. I switch between different desktops all the time, so I'm not particularly attached to any one or the other as long as it doesn't really impede my workflow. What I hate and still can't get used to is the global menu. I accidentally close out of so many applications because I don't realize I'm actually focused in another window. It annoys the piss out of me, and takes away the concept of the window. The window is it's own little self contained world. Menus for that window should be with that window. I still can't get used to clicking for focus on a window, and then dragging my mouse all the way back up to the top of the screen to get a menu for a window. It really only works well for a full maximized applications.

about 7 months ago

Slashdot Tries Something New; Audience Responds!

CryptDemon I don't get the big deal (2219 comments)

I honestly don't see what the uproar is about. It works the same for me as the old site and it's easier on the eyes and doesn't look like something I designed in 10th grade. What is so broken about the comment system? I keep seeing that in here, but nobody explains why. It "just sucks" is all anyone is saying.

about 7 months ago

Ask Slashdot: Do You Run a Copy-Cat Installation At Home?

CryptDemon Small Shop (308 comments)

I work at a very small business. My personal laptop is my development environment along with the desktop I have at home. My development environment is pretty much whatever I want it to be, so I don't feel limited like i have at other employers. I'm in charge of all the tech at the job, so I do whatever I want. The boss is an inventor, so he actively encourages me to try new technologies and learn whatever I think would be fun to learn. It's cut down on how much I do at home and has allowed me to actually delve into my other interest areas outside of programming. I still do spurts of it here and there a month at a time, but this job allows me to look into new technologies without feeling like I need to do job training at home too. Sometimes I get excited about work and do a lot of it in my free time, but sometimes I get excited about stuff I do at home and then do it at work too. For this job, I'm fine mixing "church and state," but I've had other ones were 5:00 hits and it's fuck you all; you're not getting a damn cent of value out of me past this point. I've always liked the google 20% policy. You get time to do stuff out of the monotony. It helps generate new ideas while also introducing you to new tech.

about 9 months ago

EV Owner Arrested Over 5 Cents Worth of Electricity From School's Outlet

CryptDemon Re:The law is vague (1010 comments)

Considering most airports have desks and areas to use your laptop and charge it, I don't think you're in any trouble.

about 9 months ago

Firefox's Blocked-By-Default Java Isn't Going Down Well

CryptDemon Re:Didn't they learn from Microsoft? (362 comments)

The only other places I see them are those coupon printing plugins and lots of older science and math web sites that do some sort of visualization/simulation stuff.

about a year ago

Researchers Show How Easy It Is To Manipulate Online Opinions

CryptDemon Re:SubjectsInCommentsAreStupid (115 comments)

Well you've commented, so now you're worthless to us all.

about a year ago

Yahoo CEO Wrongly Claimed To Have Degree In Computer Science

CryptDemon Re:One should be proud *not* to have a CS degree (363 comments)

I dunno about you, but my CS degree got me over 50k a year graduating. Hardly think your average liberal arts major is making even half that.

more than 2 years ago

Technology Makes It Harder To Save Money

CryptDemon Re:you can save a ton of $ (320 comments)

My computer is hooked up to my TV. Most of the stuff you get over the air isn't 1080 anyway. Netflix has plenty of HD stuff. I do hulu, netflix, and other streaming sites. Costs me $8 a month. For how much content I get, HD cable can go fuck itself in the ass for all I care. Savings far outweighs the benefit of a super sharp picture.

more than 2 years ago


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