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Online Skim Reading Is Taking Over the Human Brain

Dave Whiteside TLDR (224 comments)

NC

about two weeks ago
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Silk Road 2.0 Pledges To Compensate Users For Stolen Bitcoins

Dave Whiteside we know where from (84 comments)

By Buying them on MTGox

but GOK when you'll see them ... i.e. never

Stolen by the makes of SR2 IMO

about 2 months ago
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Gnome 3.12 Delayed To Sync With Wayland Release

Dave Whiteside Re:I'm sorry I'm an idiot (204 comments)

X11 low level is such a huge mess of everything from text to pixels to anything higher
wayland is a much better step up to modern display tech
[basically]

about 3 months ago
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Mark Zuckerberg Gives $990 Million To Charity

Dave Whiteside Re:so he gave (230 comments)

best way to avoid tax

about 4 months ago
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German Scientists Achieve Record 100Gbps Via Wireless Data Link

Dave Whiteside Re:Speed? (67 comments)

is that an African or European ....
Unladen or laden ...

about 6 months ago
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Ask Slashdot: IPTV Service In the UK?

Dave Whiteside Re:FreeSat and Elgato (78 comments)

freesat tuner and an Ethernet lead [ore wireless - don't bother with homeplug services] to the internet router and you'll be fine
a smart TV or XBMC setup with wireless will also work
even a Raspberry Pi + wireless + xbmc will work [YMMV depening on power wind and sacrifices]

about a year ago
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Windows 7 Still Being Sold On Up To 93% of British PCs

Dave Whiteside And this is a bad thing? (295 comments)

Win8 is just horrible win 7 is at least what vista should of been ....
XP is still tolerable but gets it support removed this year

about a year ago
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Pope To Resign Citing Advanced Age

Dave Whiteside Re:Why is this on slashdot? (542 comments)

probably because he was dealing horsemeat to euro or something ....
that's about as nerdish as I can make it ...

about a year ago
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64GB MS Surface Pro Only Has 23GB of Free Space

Dave Whiteside Re:OK. Next? (588 comments)

and then what happens after a few windows updates .. how much space will be left then

about a year ago
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Ask Slashdot: 2nd Spoken/Written Language For Software Developer?

Dave Whiteside Re:Spanish (514 comments)

actually I was thinking of Swedish - it's a good northern European language but will probably not he the OP

about a year ago
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Ask Slashdot: 2nd Spoken/Written Language For Software Developer?

Dave Whiteside Spanish (514 comments)

You're American - you're going to need Spanish to sound like a local soon -
how else are you going to know what the guys and gals at the local store are saying behind your back.

but seriously - Chinese , Japanese , Korean , Finnish , German are all good starters

about a year ago
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Why The Hobbit's 48fps Is a Good Thing

Dave Whiteside Re:Why? (599 comments)

why do you think it last sooooo long .... ;-p

about a year ago
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Bradley Manning Offers Partial Guilty Plea To Military Court

Dave Whiteside Re:So does this include (380 comments)

must not post
must not post ...

awe heck

"Nobody expects the Spanish Inquisition"

about a year and a half ago
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Man Finds Roman Gold Coin Hoard Worth £100,000 With Metal Detector

Dave Whiteside Re:Good that he reported it (249 comments)

as long as he has the landowners permission he can dig ,
he cannot sell them though
if it goes as treasure trove then him and the landowner get to share the value

about a year and a half ago

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