top Site Copies Content and Uses the DMCA to Take Down the Original Articles
Maybe I should patent this...
about a year and a half ago
top The Worst Apple Store In America — An Employee Confession
The "southwest" call center has got to be Austin. I'd bet these jokers are in San Antonio.
top The NTP Pool Needs More Servers — Yours, If Available
Can Google/Apple/Amazon not just throw some money at this?
top Broadcast Industry Wades In On Dish Network's Hopper
My parents' VCR (yes, VHS!) had this in the early 1990s. I believe early ReplayTV models also had it.
I don't understand why it's not standard in more devices or why it's so controversial (still).
top Ask Slashdot: Best Copyright Terms For a Thesis?
danah boyd did this:
top Best Open Source Genealogy Software?
A month ago, I found GenerationX, an open source Mac OS X GEDCOM editor. (GEDCOM is a standard genealogy file format.) Unfortunately, the version I found was very old. It was PowerPC-only and crashed on launch on Snow Leopard.
I took the source on SorceForge, fixed many of the compiler and static analyzer warnings and removed the expiry code.
You can find my fork on github:
Be careful — this is still beta quality.
top Cooking For Geeks
Michael -- the guy behind Cooking for Engineers -- is one of the interviewees in the book.
top Will Steve Ballmer Speak At WWDC Keynote?
There is no way Apple will let you develop for the iPhone OS using MS' developer toolchain. No way whatsoever. I'll bet Trip Chowdrey $500 right now this doesn't happen.
top Students Failing Because of Poor Grammar
There's no such school as "Waterloo University." It's the
University of Waterloo.
Susanna Kelley 0
top Comparing MySQL and PostgreSQL 2
MySQL 4.1 supports subqueries. Just upgrade.