An overwhelming majority of students go to local state community colleges and universities, once again your argument basically boils down to the circular conclusion that if someone wasn't as lucky as you it MUST be some kind of personal failure. You're starting with a conclusion and working backwards to justify it.
So what you're saying is because you're one of the unicorn-rare minority of people who actually got enough scholarships and grants to go to school the entire rest of the nation must just be making shit up to cover for their laziness and greed? Yeah, great argument there dumbass.
A better question is why are we freaking out about which fields and degrees women choose to pursue while men are 40% or less of college graduates in the first place.
Suuuure it would, just like how it really does cost cell companies absurd amounts of money to include data in a section of the signal they already need to transmit...
Exactly. That would require actual investment and work instead of just looking for an excuse to fuck people and pocket more.
Once they are finished with their nerd cleansing, they can build a new Slashdot. A sexier Slashdot. A Slashdot the kids can dance to.
They aren't ignoring you. They are exterminating you."
Have you even seen an elephant penis? Because I have, and the colors align to Slashdot. The beta is so bad, Roland Piquepaille is surrendering his account (as the French do). The GNAA has reorganized to post fake job offerings on Dice.com with an emphasis on affirmative action. Profane Motherfucker has come out of retirement simply to say: "fuck this shit.""
Change happens, and for those of us who work with technology for a living it is the only constant. Change is a process and in and of itself is not a bad thing when it offers improvement. Unfortunately the change that has been offered negatively impacts the look, interface and most importantly the functionality of Slashdot.
Many people have had trouble reverting back to the classic interface. The new interface simply does not offer the functionality of the old. Things like statistics, comments and layout are very difficult to find. You have a community that lives and breathes data and want to know their data. How is my comment ranked, how many people responded – it’s really all about the dialogue. Can I get the information that I want in a readily digestible format?
As you’re well aware the new site does not offer the very thing that people come here for. This in and of itself is not why your community has organized a boycott of Beta. The boycott was originated because the new version will be implemented whether the community wants it or not.
I want to explain why this change has gone down people’s throats about as well as Windows 8’s Metro interface. The reason has absolutely nothing to do with the interface and everything to do with the perception that the editors and management of Slashdot appear to have.
The message that has been consistently handed down is that we are “your audience”. We are not your “your audience” we are your product. People do not come to Slashdot for the news stories, there are untold other sites that provide those as well as professional and original writing about them. People come here for the community of insiders from across the industry.
Please respect the community and stop what you’re doing. You have commented that you don’t want to maintain two code bases. Your community works in the industry and understands this, which leads many to suggest you abandon the new code base entirely so that you are only maintaining once code base. Tell us what your trying to accomplish and I would imagine that a wide range of experts would be more than willing to help you meet your goals."
Pretty much every "rule" of grammar that people get angry over has no factual basis. Starting a sentence with "and" or "but" dates back to the equivalent of a miss manners column, and the "split infinitive" is based on a combination of self-righteousness and total ignorance of the fact that infinitives were one word in latin but already split in english.
No, the idea is to sell everyone else on the idea of a "lie detector" and then use everyone ELSE'S belief in its infallibility against the victim.
Actually it was marketing and some anti-trust violations by competitors that killed the dreamcast. Sega spent almost nothing on marketing the dreamcast in the US.
I guess you missed where I mentioned that my resolution and screen space beats yours like a red headed stepchild and I can have two pages of text side by side and NOT be limited to reading something the height of a postage envelope.
And 1600x1200 beats the pants off of both of them, with 2048x1536 beating the pants off of that. Imagine if we hadn't been set back a good decade.
Are you blind or just stupid? the parent post claims DVORAK should be faster because it's not designed to prevent jams. Why would speed be related to jams? Because of the claim that QWERTY is designed to slow people down.