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Submission + - Open Letter to Netflix Management - No Mac Support (

drcomp writes: "Hello /. Team,

Thanks for a great site which I read daily. I have composed an open letter to Netflix regarding their lack of support for any platform outside of Internet Explorer 6/7 for Windows. I detail their potential lost business, but more importantly, the effect on consumer choice that a company as large as Netflix can have on the community. I go one step further to express how lack of consumer choice keeps companies such as Microsoft producing inferior software, because they know that 'they can.'

Thanks for considering it — hopefully exposure on /. could bring this issue to light and get some things done. Letter is here.

Eric Catania
Member, Apple Consultants Network
Owner, Digital Reality"


Submission + - NASA Global Warming Data Shown to be Flawed (

ubermiester writes: "The Daily Tech science blog reports on a recent correction made by NASA to it's global climate data. Apparently the algorithm NASA was using the crunch raw climate data suffered from a Y2K bug that skewed the numbers. The operators of were forced to reverse engineer the algorithm after NASA's James Hansen (best known for his claims of White House censorship) refused to share it. NASA has since admitted to the error and republished the numbers. The changes result in a 1-2% downward correction in overall warming trends. 1934 also surpasses 1998 as the warmest year on record and 5 of the top 10 warmest years in the 20th century occur before WWII."
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Submission + - Video Game Tester (

David writes: "If you are interested in a video game tester jobs , be sure that you have the necessary communications skills and can organize yourself and be disciplined enough to test the games, rather than simply playing them. The prime qualifications for the video game tester jobs is the ability to be a qualify video games player, because you have to play at every level, and use as many pathways in as many different combinations as possible."

You have a massage (from the Swedish prime minister).