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Things that suck less than the Slashdot BETA

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  • by Okian Warrior (537106) on Thursday February 06, 2014 @03:47PM (#46177135) Homepage Journal

    I've registered "AltSlashdot.org".

    I intend to run a site much like Slashdot used to be - better articles, less decoration and less "in your face" functionality. I'm reviewing and getting comfortable with slashcode right now. I'm looking for volunteers to help with setup and running the site.

    If the site becomes profitable, I intend to hire from the pool of volunteers. If you've ever wanted to participate in a site like Slashdot, here's your chance!

    I'm particularly in need of people who can:

    • Set up and manage a high-traffic site (servers, load-balancers, data sites, &c)
    • Edit story submissions
    • HTML, CSS, and script creation/bugfix/repair

    Contact me if interested

    John (at) AltSlashdot (dot) org

    • by AmiMoJo (196126) *

      Please post this to new articles if it hasn't been posted yet. (Copy-paste the html from here [pastebin.com] so links don't get mangled!)

      On February 5, 2014, Slashdot announced through a javascript popup that they are starting to "move in to" the new Slashdot Beta design. Slashdot Beta is a trend-following attempt to give Slashdot a fresh look, an approach that has led to less space for text and an abandonment of the traditional Slashdot look. Much worse than that, Slashdot Beta fundamentally breaks the classic Slashdot d

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