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Ask Slashdot: Easy-To-Use Alternative To MS Access For a Charity's Database?

andlewis Google Docs + Forms (281 comments)

Google Spreadsheet + a form?

about 8 months ago

Time Dilation Drug Could Let Heinous Criminals Serve 1,000 Year Sentences

andlewis Sentence Compression (914 comments)

Could we allow prisoners the option of serving a 1 year sentence in 4 months by using time-dilation drugs? Or a 25yr sentence in 8 years?

about 10 months ago

Bill Gates Doesn't Work At Microsoft Anymore

andlewis Geek vs. Salesman (497 comments)

Bill Gates is a geek, Steve Balmer is a salesman. Microsoft (a technology company) is tanking because it's being run by middle management now, while previously it was run by geeks. Expect the same thing from Google eventually, and Apple when Steve Jobs leaves.

more than 4 years ago

What Do You Do When Printers Cost Less Than Ink?

andlewis Electronics Recycling (970 comments)

Go to Staples, near the back of the store there will often be an electronics recycling bin. Leave the printer there.

more than 5 years ago

When Should We Ditch Our Platform?

andlewis Avoid the latest (622 comments)

Avoid the latest technology, use languages/tools/etc with a proven mainstream history. This might mean you need to skip having the fastest and flashiest, but in return you'll have code that people will know how to maintain five years from now.

more than 6 years ago


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