Is it just me or does it seem like keeping a lot of people on hold when they call 9-1-1 is a bad idea? Seems to me the better approach would be 1. Stiffer penalties for non-emergency callers 2. More people answering calls You could even have lesser trained staff to handle the less serious calls in order to keep lines open to the fully trained staff and defray cost.
All pancakes aside, I'm surprised it took them this long. Everyone had to have assumed SD card sized drives were on the way when SSDs were introduced.
If he's talking about computers: mod parent down. Anyone who knows how to use them will tell you mouse gestures are far and away the most efficient way to browse the net. Especially if you use lots of tabs and sift through large numbers of pages.
Mod parent up
Slashdot launches clean-looking, inoffensive redesign. Everyone complains about the presence of white space.
+1 for XFCE on Arch. Installed on an old laptop that the family had deemed too old to be useful. It is now snappier than any of their new laptops.
A little disappointed to see that it's just some guy who wants to try, rather than someone having successfully navigated the damaged tissue hurdles.
I want an econetic, even if it's a silly US version. However, I can't find anything in the news about them being available in the US. Link please?
A Slashdot story with impeccable grammar? Something doesn't feel right.
Call me again when it's got at least 10x zoom.
Waving hands followed by not caring was a brilliant move. Best poll in a while.
"...which can doom any collaborative efforts." I see what you did there.
We're all going to die!