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Comment Re:Ironic (Score 1) 200

A guy who runs a web site for cheaters has more integrity than a certain presidential candidate...

This is just stupid. Seriously? Hillary had her own mail server. Big deal. That doesn't make me dislike her any more than I already do because all politicians are clueless about technology. The AM CEO basically discussed hacking a rival with his CTO: http://krebsonsecurity.com/201...

Comment Re:Field Programmable Gate Array (Score 1) 92

FPGA is totally meaningless acronym. It could have meant "Female Professional Golfers Association" or "Fantasy Professional Gamers of America" (OK that was pushing it )

Field Programmable Gate Array is more than enough to get someone that is computer literate interested in it the tutorial

The summary is concerned with "open source tool chains" for an "FPGA board." That is plenty to infer that this is an electronics/programming project. Your retort is just silly.

Comment Re:Field Programmable Gate Array (Score 1) 92

The fact that neither of them explained the acronym makes me question the value of information.

If you don't already know what FPGA stands for, "Field Programmable Gate Array" isn't going to clarify anything. It's not abbreviated for the sake of the summary, the acronym is the commonly used name for the tech.

Comment Re:Cost (Score 1) 171

Don't be so afraid of dogs. Dogs have lived with, worked and cared for humans for thousands of years and the rewards to humans have more than exceeded the drawbacks (like occasionally stepping in some poop).

You're comparing the benefits to the owner and the drawbacks for everyone else. A stranger's dog in no way benefits me.

Comment Re:Why does it matter that he's black? (Score 1) 50

That's true, but you could have also written an piece like that which simply said:

"The man who saved the International Space Station and manned space flight died today."

You're missing the point. The summary attempts to contrast what he is primarily known for with his role in this one area of interest to many Slashdotters.

Comment Re:Why does it matter that he's black? (Score 1) 50

"I have a dream, that a man will be judged not by the color of his skin but by the content of his character"

Or whatever the quote was.

Why do people always feel the need to point out that so-and-so was "An African American such and such" ? Maybe he wasn't even African.

I'm guessing TFA noted his ethnicity/color to provide more context for

most of the accolades touch on his effect on the civil rights struggle and his lifelong fight against racism

Comment Re:Unlimited for one year (Score 1) 418

The point of the change in policy was to make everyone think they were working for a great company while at the same time giving the employees less time off. Sure there are employees that end up coming out ahead, but most employees feel guilty about asking for time off when they aren't pulling from a fixed pool of leave.

I'm not sure whether you have kids, but no company could ever make me feel guilty about taking the maximum time available for the birth of a new child. If they tried to make me feel guilty, I'd simply find somewhere else to work. My current employer doesn't have anything like this policy, but the people in my department were very generous to us when both of our children were born.

Comment Re:Truck Stops, Gas Stations, etc (Score 1) 904

I've heard similar. Likewise there won't be much to be made on EV charge points. But they will be more likely to sell food whilst an EV is being charged.

Go the other way: Denny's should invest immediately in charging tech and work out their marketing strategy: Free quick charge with the purchase of two entrees.

When you make your mark in the world, watch out for guys with erasers. -- The Wall Street Journal

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