Yes. Regardless of whether you think it's right or wrong, it's pretty annoying as a user if something you grow dependent on over a few years suddenly disappears.
There used to be another Google service that let me save, share, and organize Web content...
Well with a name like that, it's not like there was much competition. Ununhexium tried, but he just didn't have enough in him.
That's a long hour.
The summary is an impressive bit of (unattributed) quoting from the article, evoking, the deepest fears of comma abuse.
To be fair the government of the 1960's couldn't launch a website either...
Complain about Timothy all you want, but Bennett Haselton is a completely different problem.
They long ago forgot how to tell the difference.
The Right tried that, and just ended up with the Tea Party obstructing everything. The Left tried it too and got the Occupy movement which never gained enough traction.
This is going to sound sarcastic, but in all sincerity, thanks, Slashdot, for posting a geeky story full or technical jargon. You used to be able to come here and find tons of stuff like this: obscure notes with enough confusing details to inspire you to go look something up and maybe even learn a thing or two. Good to know that News for Nerds still does occasionally happen.
I thought it was a fun read, but I wouldn't have guessed at it winning the Hugo. That said, I'm not well-read enough to put forth an alternative.
That might be true in enterprise, but it certainly isn't in gaming.
Or else you'll end up turning in your company id badge
Also, who's ever heard of a small business defense contractor?
Perhaps Bennett Haselton should use an anonymous blog instead of Slashdot to pour out all his half-baked novel-length thoughts. That might be a better way to see how much luck plays a role in determining whether anyone cares what he's blathering about.