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Mozilla Rolls Out Sponsored Tiles To Firefox Nightly's New Tab Page

speps Re:A sad thing (171 comments)

My own hypothesis is that Google told them they would stop paying them (you know, millions of dollars) some years from now. Until then, they have to find ways to monetize the shit out Firefox and their other projects... It would explain a LOT of what happened in the last few years.

about a month ago
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Ask Slashdot: It's 2014 -- Which New Technologies Should I Learn?

speps C++11 (387 comments)

I think given the momentum C++ has right now (for better or worse, I can't say yet) you should try to learn C++11 and all the new tricks that come with it. It's a pretty different experience from C and C++98 in my opinion. Watch this for a nice roadmap and insights : http://channel9.msdn.com/Event...

about 8 months ago
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Telescopic Contact Lens With Switchable Magnification To Help AMD Patients

speps New drivers? (68 comments)

After the Catalyst Control Center, we'll get the Cataract Control Center, hopefully won't use .NET this time around.

about a year ago
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Apple Acknowledges iPhone 5 Camera Flaw

speps Instagram... (472 comments)

... will screw up their pictures anyway in the end. Hipsters will make the purple flare a new trend and a future Instagram update for Android will enable this. Anyone want to bet on that?

about 2 years ago
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The Rebirth of PC Gaming? Bring On the Modders!

speps I'm almost sad... (249 comments)

...about not seeing the GameMakerDom AC in this thread...

more than 2 years ago
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Tesla Delivers First Batch of Model S Electric Sedans

speps Battery Changing Stations (311 comments)

The mile range is not important, we need to change the way we charge and make stations where batteries are charged, you come and take one charged to replace the used one in your car and you can go as quick as before. Maybe even do an incentive to promote coming with the battery at 1% instead of 50% (if these batteries don't handle a charge from 50% well).

more than 2 years ago
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D-Wave Announces Commercially Available Quantum Computer

speps Commerically? (133 comments)

FTFY : D-Wave has announced that they're selling a quantum computing system comically

more than 2 years ago
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Wikipedia Chooses Lua As Its New Template Language

speps Re:Raw- or OOP-base Lua? (145 comments)

After integrating Ruby into the SciTE editor, I can say that Ruby's biggest drawback is it's complete lack (at least when I tried it, maybe not now with another VM) of simple C embedding like Lua does. It was pain to embed but it worked somehow, it was not as clean as SciTE's Lua integration though.

more than 2 years ago
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Navy May Use Mine-Detecting Dolphins In the Straight of Hormuz

speps So long... (204 comments)

... and thanks for all the oil !

more than 2 years ago

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New Raspberry Pi Model B+ Leaked by Mistake

speps speps writes  |  about 3 months ago

speps (1108625) writes "Hack A Day got news of Element14 of a new model of Raspberry Pi named "B+". This new model is rumored to have 2 additional USB ports, MicroSD, A/V combined into jack port and maybe a new chipset (mentioned in the comments and we can see a Samsung chip in the pictures).

Comments on the official forums seem to have been removed without any explanation. Also the specsheet has leaked from some manufacturers but it might not reflect the exact specs."

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