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Ask Slashdot: Would You Pay For Websites Without Trolls?

mythix It's called an opinion (381 comments)

Not everybody with a different opinion than you are not trolls by definition....

about two weeks ago

Xbox One Will Play Media from USB Devices, DLNA Servers

mythix How has it come to this? (112 comments)

We're going backwards, how is it possible that the 2 biggest living room power houses (xbox and PS4) cant even play media from a USB...

capitalism, jeeeeej

about two weeks ago

Is "Scorpion" Really a Genius?

mythix As for the grades (391 comments)

"genious level" smart people mostly don't do well in school, they can't cope with the system.

about two weeks ago

Elementary OS "Freya" Beta Released

mythix emphasis on design and usability (209 comments)

"emphasis on design and usability which draws a lot of comparisons to Mac OS X"

I've been switching between win/linux/osx on a daily basis for a couple of years now, and I honestly have no clue where the idea comes from that OSX is superior when it comes to usability...

It's even the OS with the weirdest UI quirks IMO...

about two weeks ago

MIT Considers Whether Courses Are Outdated

mythix I can see it in front of me (205 comments)

Hi, I'm matt and I've got a PhD in a-little-of-everything

about three weeks ago

Big Bang Actors To Earn $1M Per Episode

mythix Who cares (442 comments)

Why is this on here?

about three weeks ago

Vint Cerf on Why Programmers Don't Join the ACM

mythix the real question is... (213 comments)

Why does ACM still exist? what does it offer a programmer that he can't get for free?

about a month ago

Why Buy Microsoft Milk When the Google Cow Is Free?

mythix Re:Pay more in taxes (409 comments)

Idd, and when the money has passed through politicians' hands, a lot of it is long gone... tax money that goes to education... made me chuckle

about 5 months ago

Ask Slashdot: Can an Old Programmer Learn New Tricks?

mythix judging by my coleagues (306 comments)

Who are what I would call "old programmers", I'd have to say no.

They don't even want a new desk or laptop. change is evil.

about 5 months ago

Google Won't Enable Chrome Video Acceleration Because of Linux GPU Bugs

mythix experience (295 comments)

I've not had too many problems with them, in the general OS.
GPU issues in chrome on the other hand... loads of them, pages not rendering, video not playing, flash going full berzerk...

makes me wonder where the problem actually lies...

about 6 months ago

South Park Game Censored On Consoles Outside North America

mythix what the *beep* (221 comments)

Why would you sensor in the EU, we don't even *beep* on television, anything goes here! cmoooooon!

about 6 months ago

NSA and GHCQ Employing Shills To Poison Web Forum Discourse

mythix So they invented beta? (347 comments)

So the NSA invented beta and is pushing it on us to get us to leave this source of information??

I knew beta was EVIL!

about 6 months ago

Windows 8 Metro: The Good Kind of Market Segmentation?

mythix false (389 comments)

If metro is designed for people who know nothing about computers, why is everything hidden in secret corners?

about 6 months ago

YouTube Threatens To Remove Scientist's Account Over AIDS Deniers' DMCA Claims

mythix backup for a minute... (268 comments)

Wait, we have AIDS deniers now? WTF is wrong with people...

about 6 months ago

Mozilla To Show Sponsored Links To First-Time Firefox Users

mythix "sponsored links" (182 comments)

you know they are doing things that aren't beneficial for the user when they start making up pretty names... just call it what it is... SPAM

about 7 months ago

HTML5 App For Panasonic TVs Rejected - JQuery Is a "Hack"

mythix Tell him anything you want (573 comments)

He clearly has no clue about what's going on, so just tell him you remove jquery from your code and replaced the ajax calls with standard Javascript.

since jQuery is standard javascript, it's not even that much of a lie...

about 7 months ago

Will Microsoft IIS Overtake Apache?

mythix No (303 comments)

because, who runs a windows web server?

about 7 months ago

Facebook Estimates Around 10% of Accounts Are Fake

mythix I've got some (140 comments)

One normal account, and another one who isn't friends with the normal one to check all the privacy and search settings, because I don't trust Facebook...

ugh, remind me why I have a normal account again?

about 7 months ago

First Evidence That Google's Quantum Computer May Not Be Quantum After All

mythix Re:Would D-Wave Take That Risk? (224 comments)

I think you missed the part where they said "you can't measure it". By the time anybody finds out it's a hoax, they'll be long gone.

about 7 months ago


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