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Steve Jobs To Keynote WWDC iPhone Announcement

g00set Re:Great. :( (484 comments)

Jobs is going to loose the smart phone wars just like he lost the PC wars.

I don't think Apple believes this needs to be a "war" where victory is determined by market share. They have nice margins, continuous growth year over year and plenty cash the bank ($50 Billion USD) all with a relatively small market share.

IMO Apple eats their own dog food and is going to continue making devices it wants to make, which at the moment aligns nicely with a profitable set of established and satisfied customers.

more than 4 years ago
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Meteor Spotted Yesterday Over Midwestern United States

g00set Re:Great video from Milwaukee (163 comments)

The video clearly gives "balanced coverage" (poke at the advertisement) of the meteor event. Not sure how to describe the looping ;)

more than 4 years ago
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Why Slackware Still Matters

g00set Slackware for the Web surfer (313 comments)

A long time friend of mine needed a computer for web surfing/shopping and email. Specifically a computer connected to the *Internet*. The one she had was a 600 Mhz eMachine from college, 64MB RAM, WindowsME.

I wanted to help her out but did not want to do computer support. I have used Slackware almost exclusively since switching to Linux in 2000 so I loaded 9.1 onto her old machine, added 128MB RAM, and a $70 USD GeForce video card from BestBuy.

The machine ran Gnome/Firefox directly connected to the Internet for 190 days before she moved. It currently connects to wireless router via a Linksys Gamers adapter (recommended by the way if you desire a OS and hardware independent device). Photos are also now loaded with gPhoto

about 9 years ago

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