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."
I come to
/. for the comments, but with the new Beta, I can't even see anything! It just says:
''Shazbot! We ran into some trouble getting the comments. Try again... na-nu, na-nu!
It seems like the "developers" need to take some advice from people who actually know what they are doing. I'm happy to help explain what graceful degradation means if they like...
You're kidding, right? The entire purpose of the beta is to appeal to people who respond d).
UX research of whom may I ask? Have you considered that this UX research may well not apply at all to your average slashdot user (or even the great majority thereof)? This just highlights once again that the beta redesign is out of touch with the
The beta is a generic design and will attract a generic audience, along with the thousands of other generic websites. And the community of
Just stop trying to be like everyone else and be happy for who you are. Life isn't always about being like everyone else - and this is a situation where it's important to not be like everyone else.
... though his invention worked superbly -- his theory was a crock of sewage from beginning to end. -- Vernor Vinge, "The Peace War"