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Apple Doesn't Design For Yesterday

Dan Askme Apple Doesn't Design For Yesterday? (359 comments)

No shit.
Apple designs for tomorrow with only one thing in mind ($), like every other "for-profit" company.

What a pointless article, honestly.


Gigabit Cellular Networks Could Happen, With 24GHz Spectrum

Dan Askme Range? (50 comments)

Cellular networks currently use frequencies between 600 MHz to 3 GHz with the most desirable frequencies under 1 GHz

Mostly because the wavelength and potential range at 600-3000MHz(UHF) is greater than those at 24ghz (SHF).

Longer wavelength, longer range. Rocket science.


Eggcyte is Making a Pocket-Sized Personal Web Server (Video)

Dan Askme Glorified (94 comments)

USB drive, For idiots.
Lets be honest.

4 days ago

Samsung's Wi-Fi Upgrades Promise Speeds Up to 4.6Gbps

Dan Askme eliminating co-channel interference? (92 comments)

By using “wide-coverage beam-forming antenna” and “eliminating co-channel interference

More like:
By using “High Radiation” and “eliminating Human interference by destroying the brain cells"

about a week ago

BitHammer, the BitTorrent Banhammer

Dan Askme Python - Destroying the planet? (429 comments)

Clearly you care more about getting free internet access than saving the planet.

Why didnt you write it in c++? do you not care about:
- Energy usage of your program
- The impact it will have on world energy supply usage
- The extra heat generated to process python on your CPU, impacting the worlds environmental temperature.

But hey, we can all be aholes like you when we use your mentality of thinking.
I'am off to make a program written in Java that keeps my CPU usage at 100%, because noone will let me share their radiator for free..........

about two weeks ago

Where Intel Processors Fail At Math (Again)

Dan Askme /fp:strict (238 comments)

Failing that, use a pen and paper.

about two weeks ago

The Era of Saturday Morning Cartoons Is Dead

Dan Askme Tron Uprising was awesome (320 comments)

Only cartoon i've actually enjoyed as an adult (eg: since i was 10 years old):

And, they cancelled it....
But in 4 years time, i'll be able to rewatch it with my son, whooo!

about two weeks ago

HP Is Planning To Split Into Two Separate Businesses, Sources Say

Dan Askme Re:Let me guess... (118 comments)

I'd go with:
Company 1 = Hewlett
Company 2 = Packard

But, i'am sure the marketing muppets will come up with something "cloud" related.

about two weeks ago

Apple To Face $350 Million Trial Over iPod DRM

Dan Askme Re:RealPlayer? Sigh... (135 comments)

degraded into a process-hogging bloatware-laden pig that people began uninstalling in disgust.

Strange, it does seem like the realplayer devs are still active in the majority of todays software.

about two weeks ago

WSJ: Google X Display Team Works Toward Bezel-Free Modular Displays

Dan Askme Desperate Times? (56 comments)

Posting for a paywall article? Budget must be low at Slashdot to advertise for wallstreet journal.
You getting 20% of the signup costs?

Great article i bet, shame i'am too fucking tight to give you 20p to read it.

about two weeks ago

Lost Sense of Smell Is a Strong Predictor of Death Within 5 Years

Dan Askme So why am i still alive? (139 comments)

I lost my sense of smell over 15 years ago.
+1 to smoking, and for making this report complete bullcrap!

about two weeks ago

Euclideon Teases Photorealistic Voxel-Based Game Engine

Dan Askme Re:So... (134 comments)

They're just showing a cloud of points with some color.

Array of dots.

As we are wise and ignoring the bullshit marketing words.

struct Voxel{
unsigned long Id;
vector4 Colour; //r,g,b,alpha
vector3 vLocation;
float fScale;

about three weeks ago

Now That It's Private, Dell Targets High-End PCs, Tablets

Dan Askme Higher Profit Margin (167 comments)

Dell targets people with more money than sense.
Makes sense.

about a month ago

Debian Switching Back To GNOME As the Default Desktop

Dan Askme Why make debian run slower than Windows Vista? (403 comments)

- apt-get purge gnome*
- apt-get install lxde

Say hello to a perfectly functioning desktop that doesnt need a supercomputer.

about a month ago

Popular Wi-Fi Thermostat Full of Security Holes

Dan Askme Thermosat + wifi? (103 comments)

Clearly, a heated issue that will always drop in the end.

about a month ago

Rosetta Code Study Weighs In On the Programming Language Debate

Dan Askme C++ = Clear Language Choice. (165 comments)

It always comes down to personal preference.
All i care about is performance. If i want performance, i will learn how to use C++, regardless of what new writing methods i need to learn.
People who cant/dont want to learn a "better language" will always try to brickwall every other language with an excuse that suits their "locked in" writing ability.

Funny how C++ is missing from this "lets try and justify programming languages using a graph made by a 2 year old with crayons", tests

about a month ago

Ask Slashdot: Alternate Software For Use On Smartboards?

Dan Askme Honestly? (96 comments)

Without naming this particular piece of software, and highlighting its shortfalls, has anyone got any suggestions on alternatives

What does the smartboard run, windows/linux/amiga os?
Is it a locked down custom embedded OS?
Whats the CPU/RAM/HDD specs of the smartboard?

Without any of this information, we (or i) cant assist you.

about 1 month ago



Coinye Currency Abandoned due to Legal Threats

Dan Askme Dan Askme writes  |  about 9 months ago

Dan Askme (2895283) writes "West, who alleges that the creators of Coinye are trading on his name and image without permission, had previously filed suit against the anonymous coders who are creating it. Today he broadened his attack to include the operators of Coinye exchanges including,, and

Coinye developers have apparently abandoned the project."

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