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+ - Replacement for iGoogle?

Submitted by Jhyrryl
Jhyrryl (208418) writes "I've been using iGoogle as my browser's home page for about as long as it's been available. I don't have a lot of gadgets on my page, but the ones I do have (including Slashdot!) I really like having all together along with access to news, mail, search, maps, and everything else I do through Google. What are some other alternatives for putting all of my information tools together in a single access point?"

Comment: Synapses Don't Empower Memory (Score 1) 33

by Jhyrryl (#44513597) Attached to: IBM Devises Software For Its Experimental Brain-Modeling Chips

...replicates how the human brain works, in that each "neurosynaptic core" has its own memory ("synapses")...

Synapses are the space between neurons wherein chemical interactions communicate impulses from one neuron to another. They have nothing to do with memory, of which we are currently aware.

Comment: Would Require Too Many Union Reps (Score 1) 467

by Jhyrryl (#44182721) Attached to: BART Strike Provides Stark Contrast To Tech's Non-Union World

The problem that I see is that the vast majority of tech workers are not employed by large corporations; they work for small and medium-sized companies and often fill one-off positions. While it could be possible for the engineers at the big corporations to unionize, for the unions to have enough reps to negotiate with all of those small businesses on behalf of the tech workers, would probably be cost prohibitive.

Comment: Because, Fun (Score 1) 401

by Jhyrryl (#44020443) Attached to: Wi-Fi Light Bulbs Shipping Soon

Blah blah blah, expensive. They're full spectrum and fully programmable; I'm going to be teaching my daughter how to hack with these things. Halloween is going to be awesome.

Blah blah blah, better ways to do it. If you're so much smarter, *you* go create a Kickstarter so successful that it has to be prematurely ended.

Blah blah blah, wifi pollution. Really? I'll take you seriously on that topic matter when you stop using microwaves to "cook" the vast majority of your meals.

Comment: Re:Huh? (Score 1) 105

by Jhyrryl (#42173475) Attached to: I go to trade shows (of any kind) ...

What's a trade show?

A bunch of companies in the same industry getting together at a convention centre to show off their new products to the general public, and to each other. Occasionally, there are lectures. Comicon, Home and Garden Show, Consumer Electronics show, etc, are all trade shows.

You forgot the part about there being lots of drinking and other extra-curricular activities.

Always draw your curves, then plot your reading.