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Comment: Re:High school doesn't prepare you for college (Score 1) 841 841

by egriebel (#37973614) Attached to: Why Do So Many College Science Majors Drop Out?

I'll be content with ... the fact that I have no nagging wife, kids, or roommates to deal with. I'll be content with being able to surf everyday after work because I'm not stuck in school. I'll be content with having free time and money for dating and crawling pubs because I don't have any homework to do.

No wife, kids, and surfing the web in between getting knackered? You are a wild man, I want to party with you! I'll give you a shout when I'm at DisneyWorld, or wherever else you're living your man-child life.

Comment: Re:"None" is better than inconsistent? (Score 1) 657 657

by egriebel (#33525064) Attached to: Flash On Android Is 'Shockingly Bad'

I'd rather not have the option myself. Having Flash available is a disincentive to creating a better HTML5 experience suitable for mobile devices. With Flash available, mobile site developers can just create their sites and call it a day, regardless of how poor the experience is.

Not having the fallback means that you have no alternative but to create suitable code in order to reach mobile users. Since Flash for whatever reason already encourages lazy development, it would be better that the option didn't exist at all.

Websites written in HTML have all kinds of issues when rending on different platforms and browsers, for some reason HTML encourages developers to be lazy. To fix this problem, in iOS5 Steve is removing HTML rendering from the browser. Boy am I happy that Apple is single-handedly trying to improve things for all of us! If only every tech company had the guts to question the status quo!

The universe is like a safe to which there is a combination -- but the combination is locked up in the safe. -- Peter DeVries