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KDE Releases Frameworks 5

relisher Re:And GNOME 3 is still a HEAP OF SHIT. (87 comments)

GNOME 3 sure as fuck isn't getting any better

I'm not sure which version of GNOME you used, but beginning with GNOME 3.14, the experience has become very refined and much quicker partially based on its switch from X11 to Wayland

about three weeks ago

Russia Wants To Replace US Computer Chips With Local Processors

relisher Re: Good luck with that (340 comments)

The Russian government has already helped to creat a fairly successful corporation that specializes in Sparc processors named ÐoeЦÐÐ, or Moscow Center for SPARC Technology (wiki link in Russian here:ÐoeЦÐÐ) I don't see any reason they would have difficulty doing the same with ARM

about a month ago

HUGO Winning Author Daniel Keyes Has Died

relisher Great Author (66 comments)

I remember reading this book in 8th grade. In all honesty, this is the only book I remember reading middle school. This may have been the first book to physically effect an emotion in me, and I loved it. And now, I feel an emotion again, a feeling of sadness because the author has passed away. Daniel Keyes will truly be missed, may he Rest in Peace.

about a month and a half ago

Even In Digital Photography Age, High Schoolers Still Flock To the Darkroom

relisher Re:It's the chemicals.. (240 comments)

I find this really offensive. I love to use film because of the imperfection that's so natural, not the chemicals. Not all high schoolers are druggies

about a month and a half ago

New Evidence For Oceans of Water Deep In the Earth

relisher Re: Ingredients for water? (190 comments)

Oh, well if several hundred kilometers is just half a mile, I'm sure we'll have no difficulty reaching the mantle

about a month and a half ago

Lose Sleep, Fail To Form Memory

relisher Marcel Proust (85 comments)

Marcel Proust was obsessed with all of the tiniest memories possible, as well as sleep. I guess now there is an explanation for the correlation

about 2 months ago

Study Finds Porn Exposure Associated With Smaller Brain Region

relisher Well (211 comments)

Well shit

about 2 months ago

Tiniest Linux COM Yet?

relisher Plan 9 (76 comments)

I was curious what sort of OSes could run on this thing beyond OpenWRT. Surprisingly, the minimum requirement for RAM is pretty large for OpenBSD, making it incompatible with this SOC, though I did find out that this fits within the system requirements of Plan9.

about a month ago

Stanford Getting Rid of $18 Billion Endowment of Coal Stock

relisher Re:Activist investors (208 comments)

Funny, since they hold one of the worlds most succesful degree programs in petroleum/fossil fuel engineering, training the same people that will work for these coal companies. If they truly wanted to prevent any environmental damage, they would also begin to close their school of energy resources engineering.

about 3 months ago

Richard Stallman Answers Your Questions

relisher Re:alternative to (C) that protects freedoms? (394 comments)

I've also read many arguments for how software can be monetized by selling technical support for the non-technically literate people. IIRC, this is how many GNU/Linux companies earned their money

about 3 months ago

SEC Chair On HFT: 'The Markets Are Not Rigged'

relisher Re: Not a surprise (303 comments)

In all honesty, I don't think that the HFT traders should be penalized for creating mathematical models to predict the market. When it comes to the bottom line, these are CS or Math PhDs who have the brains to figure out models for human nature , which blows my mind.

about 3 months ago

Heartbleed Turned Against Cyber Criminals

relisher Darned Heartbleed (50 comments)

3 days after the news about Heartbleed is broken, my email account is hijacked and someone is sending my former teachers emails about Viagra. I have a hunch that this bug is the reason...

about 3 months ago

Mr. Schmidt Goes To Washington: A Look Inside Google's Lobbying Behemoth

relisher Re:No more lobbyists in the WhiteHouse! (128 comments)

The current environment in Washington has made it near impossible for large companies without lobbyists to survive without huge fines or product bans. Just take a look of the results when Apple sued Samsung for copyright infringement versus when Samsung sued Apple.

about 3 months ago

JavaScript Inventor Brendan Eich Named New CEO of Mozilla

relisher Re:Javascript: the worst Internet development. (112 comments)

(I can't believe I wrote that...)

Richard Stallman would call puns on other people's names onomastication, since it incites the response of "Oh No!"

about 4 months ago

OpenSUSE 13.2 To Use Btrfs By Default

relisher Re:Beta testers (91 comments)

BTRFS inode limitations once cause my system to go completely bonkers. I lost a huge amount of data due to a "limitation of space" when in reality it was an inode limit.

about 4 months ago

Google Android Studio Vs. Eclipse: Which Fits Your Needs?

relisher Netbeans (140 comments)

As soon as Google or some other company releases a platform for Android development similar to Netbeans, count me in. At this point, the process of getting Netbeans to work for Android development is just a complete hassle.

about 4 months ago

Alibaba Confirms Plans To Offer IPO In US

relisher Re:sell your Amazon stock (93 comments)

Alibaba does not have the same insurance as Amazon, though, which would mean that purchasing an item from here would be risky. Until they improve upon this issue, I do not see Alibaba overcoming Amazon

about 4 months ago

Forests Around Chernobyl Aren't Decaying Properly

relisher Re:Business opportunity (167 comments)

Sure, let's put dead bodies into highly radioactive zones and not expect people to have a zombie scare.

about 4 months ago


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