Ask Slashdot: Is an Open Source .NET Up To the Job?
That is the only reason you would adopt an "open source" .Net/Fuck
Honestly, thats exactly where i stopped reading ...but forgive me for the rude interruption
Microsofy does NOT standardize ... look at IE, look at MS-js,(and in case u r a geek) look at the wchar_t implementation of MS= NOTHING to do with standards (standards is 2 byte, for some $U&KING reason MS decided: Nah...screw them, 4 is good), look at MSRPC (rip off from onc/sun rpc, but naahhhh, we dont want msrpc to talk to sun rpc)
what fucking standardization are you talking about!
You would be an idiot to believe they want to "integrate" with other techs...
rant over and out!
P.S. I haven't commented in /. for years, but you just pissed me off!
Skype Bug Sends Messages To Random Contacts
how to find out if that happened...just in case i am cheating on my wife
Apple Store Employees Soak Up the Atmosphere, But Not Much Cash
My wife works at an Apple store and pulls in $29.15 an hour working the genius bar. Which means that she would have been able to qualify for the mortgage we took out three months ago just on her salary. The 25% employee discount is nice also.
Methinks the poster has an axe to grind with his inflamatory language.
how long did it take her to get that salary? or was that when she just started?
PayPal Predicts the End of the Wallet By 2015
in a wallet, and I dont have a wallet.
I must be from the future, where ppl carry dont have wallets.
I am sry, but what kind of forecast is this!!
Can Egypt's Telecom Giants Be Sued In the US?
Wish I had modpoints for you
Are Graphical Calculators Pointless?
There is a generation of scientisits that doesnt know how to use anything but them
I used to work in a company, with scientists aged 45 and above, they had linux clusters, powerful desktops with the latest software, but in the office, there HAS TO BE a scientific calculator lying on the desk somewhere.
Companies realize that there is still a minor need, and produces for that need accordingly.
But i assume that this will disappear.
Zynga Aiming To Conquer Mobile Next
Its on the 8th second of the vid. I always doubted his genius, but you got to hand it to him, he is a genius.
Literal translation of what he is blabbering:
"we will crawl upon them in million to cleanse Lybia inch by inch, house by house, Zynga by Zynga ...bla bla"
Libya Blocks Internet Access As Citizens Protest
wish i had mod points!
Libya Blocks Internet Access As Citizens Protest
and it did NOT work!
I was one of the ppl, who actually joined the revolution due to the fact that I did not have an internet connection.
So i went to Tahrir square. To my surprise, i found thousands like myself, who found themselves there because they could not
get their updates online, so decided to go see whats going on, and then latter on got involved. It even got worse when the gov. cut of news channles like Jazeera.
What i am noticing is extreme insanity, because you would think that there is some kind of analyst or adviser who saw that happen in Egypt and decided it was a bad idea, but nooooo..they are just too smart for that. Its the same school of thought i guess.
Has the Industrialized World Reached Peak Travel?
Peak oil being reached does not mean that there is a peak demand of energy. We will always need more energy, from oil or other resources, and , we will never seize to stop having the need to travel, faster and further.
Hence, NO, we did not reach "peak travel", we just reached "peak car sales".
Cheap GSM Eavesdropping a Reality
Mod parent up!
Wikileaks Founder Arrested In London
"Today's actions against our editor-in-chief Julian Assange won't affect our operations: we will release more cables tonight as normal"
PROTEST Today Westminster Magistarte’s Court meet 13:30[GMT]
Can someone correct me if I am wrong, but didn't he mention that he will release all the documents if he gets arrested?!
New Imaging Method Reveals Brain Connections
which is a map of the neural connections in the brain.
I highly recommend watching this vid, demonstrating the "New Imaging" methods, its also quite humorous.
In the Face of Android, Why Should Nokia Stick With MeeGo?
I have been contacted by a "confidential" Finnish company requesting QT developers with Meego experience. I have not read the FA, just the title.
I have the Qt experience, but not the Meego, I just though this could be relevant.
Oracle Asks OpenOffice Community Members To Leave
If Oracle is intending to change the name of Open Office, I cannot think of any better name than OrFice
Paleontologists Unearth Giant Fossilized Penguin
batman killed it in 1992
How Do You Organize Your Experimental Data?
I am a programmer, who works closely with scientists in scientific computing in the fields of fluid mechanics simulation, and aerodynamics simulation.
Your question is really not clear, in both these fields that I work on, the requirements vary vastly, and it also varies to the users I support (over 100 scientist). some of them have huge data sets, spanning up to 600 GB/file, a single simulation run can give a geologist a 1 TB file.
Others, have a few hundred MB of data. Each is handled differently.
The data itself, can be parsed and stored in in a DB for analysis in some cases, and in others, that is very impractical and will slow down your work.
Each scientist has a different way of doing things.
So the bottom line, if you want any useful answers, be more specific. What field of science (i can tell you are a chemist?), what simulations/tests do you use, how fine are your models are your data sets and what is their format, what kind of data are you interested in, you should seriously consider an archiving solution because i guarantee you will run out of space.
My sense of direction is ...
The most complicated set of roads and intersections you can ever imagine, they were designed to get you lost, a GPS would fry in despair trying to figure out what is going on (I think that's why they banned it for so long:)), the rest of the world looks like a straight road to me.
Memory Usage of Chrome, Firefox 3.5, et al.
maybe it was you that was doing something wrong with IE?
that question flashed very unpleasant images in my head!
Harsh Words From Google On Linux Development
Good old X code...sheesh.
On a more serious note however, I seriosly feel their pain. It is a mess.
Unless you are writing code to run in batch mode and user interactivity is not on your list of requrinments, you are fine.
The minute you say I need to add a button, or a window, you are presented with the questions :
1) QT or GTK
2) Maybe I should just drop both and build the GUI in Java, so I do not have to get screwed across distributions and glibc updates.
3) Nah, java is limiting, I will use Python, but it looks ugly..
Been there, and its a mess, specially if you try to get into such a conversation with mangment.
As for the audio, dont get me started.
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