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Comment: Re:Not ignoring the story is a good start! (Score -1, Troll) 343

by OzPeter (#49814315) Attached to: SourceForge and GIMP [Updated]

You need to acknowledge that the delay in publication was a fuckup PUBLICLY, at the top of the story. In all caps.

As it stands a meek "I'm sorry" in TFS can be construed in multiple ways, and while you may intend it one way, the people with the pitchforks and torches do not see it that way. Until you do that the pitchforks and torches will still be out.

+ - Slashdot Burying Stories About Slashdot Media Owned SourceForge-> 1

Submitted by KMSelf
KMSelf writes: DICE-owned Slashdot are burying stories over DICE-owned SourceForge taking over admi accounts for existing projects and injecting adware into installers.

As a Slashdotter since before logins and registrations, this is simply pathetic.

As Dan Luu writes:"I’m amazed at how quickly it’s possible to destroy user trust, and how much easier it is to destroy a brand than to create one."


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+ - Infrared detector to free up Internet of tomorrow

Submitted by jan_jes
jan_jes writes: US technology company Cisco Systems says that worldwide Internet traffic increased more than five-fold between 2008 and 2013, and is set to rise by another factor of three by 2018.

Physicists in Canada and the UK have invented a new kind of silicon photodetector that converts the pulses of light sent down a fibre-optic cable into electrical signals that serve as input to computer processors – that is designed to meet that demand by increasing the range of wavelengths that can be used to send data.
The device, which could be built using existing chip-fabrication techniques, would ease the pressure on the Web's data centres by opening up a new frequency range in optical communications. This work is published in Nature Photonics.

Comment: Re:Not really a troll... (Score 5, Insightful) 182

by OzPeter (#49801157) Attached to: Professional Internet Troll Sues Her Former Employer

No, he is not trolling, he is merely pointing out the power of propaganda as mentioned by the OP. I believe it should be more considered irony given the context off this story

Comment: Re:Troll v Troll (Score 1) 182

by OzPeter (#49801121) Attached to: Professional Internet Troll Sues Her Former Employer

I kind of have this idea that the comments section on or is all troll bots.

I occasionally check into the PINAC site, and in the comments there is always one guy there taking such an outrageously contrary opinion to all the other posters that I am beginning to suspect he is actually a sock puppet of the site's owner, solely to drum up reactions from those other posters.

Sort of like what's his name, who treated this place as his personal blog and who we haven't seen here for a while (an no I am not saying his name doing so is sort of like saying "Beetlejuice" 3 times)

Don't panic.