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Comment Re:Age and quality. (Score 1) 443 443

The problem is the editors are still horrible. It is one thing to fuck up technology information, it is another when you butcher a health article by mentioning an amino acid that has nothing to do with the paper or study abstract. http://science.slashdot.org/story/09/12/06/060243/Reducing-One-Amino-Acid-Could-Increase-Lifespan

Comment Re:Not for teens anymore? (Score 0, Offtopic) 138 138

Everyone is on Facebook. Even my mom and all of her friends. I only reluctantly signed up because all of my friends were on there. The reason I found it tolerable is because you don't really have to put much effort into it if you don't want to, and I don't post compromising information. Then an ex-girlfriend found me and sent me a six page email of her feelings and I realized what I had gotten myself into. Sometimes it is better to just disappear.

Comment Audiophiles (Score 3, Interesting) 405 405

Before the anti-audiophile crowd comes in screaming about how digital is a more accurate reproduction vinyls are typically mastered for their audience so they often are not compressed to maximum loudness that you hear in modern CDs so you actually have some dynamic range.

Comment Re:Slow ads... (Score 1) 387 387

Sounds ads are the main reason I stopped using Chrome. I don't mind the advertisements themselves but I cannot tolerate sound based ads. Apparently the developer version of Chrome has a working flashblock but 4.0.223.16 doesn't.

In addition there has to be a solution between having to choose noscript (which makes the internet just plain annoying to use) and having a browser that is happy to do anything any website requests of it (e.g. flash cookies).

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