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Comment Re:NYT Bias (Score 3, Informative) 963

Do remember the NYT is a very left-wing paper and that climate change supporters are majority left-wing. Bias is everywhere.

Yes, but if you read the article you find that much of the Slashdot story was created by the /. submitter. A correction should be made to identify just what the NYT said.

Comment Multiple audio director? (Score 1) 120

I'd like to be able to direct multiple audio streams to several devices. Such technology might be useful to the original poster as well.

Is there a way to have a half-dozen audio output devices (USB audio devices can be cheap) and configure to which output device the sound from various applications should go? I've only seen interfaces for configuring where to direct all sound from a computer. Background music could go to one device, TV audio to the TV which is displaying the TV stream, system alerts to another speaker. The original poster would need to be able to direct the output from several media player instances to corresponding audio devices.

Comment Re:"What were you thinking?" (Score 1) 628

Then get some decent staff and raise the prices if necessary....

How much have the school's prices been raised in the past? How many unnecessary expenses have been allowed to waste school money? How much of the money problem is due to what the teachers and administration have been doing?

Comment Re:Circular reasoning? (Score 1) 123

In the case of homo sapiens, the species seems to already have a gene that makes it want to gang up and kill any member who looks different so such a mutation would hardly be viable.

They're quite viable. We put them on sports teams and give them an increased chance to succeed.

Comment Re:why the time limit? (Score 2) 197

if the tld's are to be sold only to entities holding global, dilution protected(nobody can use them, even for unrelated products, for example can't sell pepsi socks..) why is there a deadline on it? because they wanted to hurry up the registrations?

Because everything that can be invented has already been invented. No need to allow later registrants.

More seriously: They probably expect the first rush to contain conflicting applications, so it is best to deal with those in a single batch.

"What the scientists have in their briefcases is terrifying." -- Nikita Khrushchev