The record held by 1K ZX Chess for the past 32 years has just been beaten this week by the demoscene group Red Sector Inc. They have implemented a fully-playable version of chess called BootChess in just 487 bytes.
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Thanks, I will check it out.
I dislike it on my nexus 7. The new gmail interface is horrible. You are now forced to use gmail app because it unifies the gmail and the integrated email app into one. I am not a big fan of it.
Slashdot (not the beta) as it is will live (or die) by the evolution of its community of users. However decisions by Business Analysts of a company that happens to own the framework assets (hardware, software) who have the singular goal of profit through advertisements can very easily make the community of users go elsewhere (they will scatter to other forums and some of the talented souls will create forums of their own as a replacement).
Slashdot is a discussion forum which happens to be driven by a loose direction/range of topics and interests where any so called 'content' is created wholly by the interests and activity of the users in response to each other and in response to the topics. The whole value of Slashdot is an incidental emergent property of this interaction of the user base made possible due to its simple, low key, non interfering design that encourages a high bandwidth of user to user communication and networking of arguments (quality or not).
The fastest way to kill Slashdot will be to introduce a design that is loud, noisy, distracting, click happy with visual _exercises_ with dynamic pop ups and other toys that are just cognitively distracting (because in truth people cannot multitask, they can only task swap quickly) and energy sapping. These features basically kill the fundamental characteristics that made it the place that it is.
Maybe that is the goal! If your goal is to run the community off then by all means go ahead as you are on track. I do not think that you will get replacements.
Now if you are trying to preserve the community here...well if you think market speak and tricks are going to work then you had better do some analysis of the community here. Seriously. You appear to be hilariously out of touch with the demographic. This is not a demographic that you can expand by making the place pretty or appealing to the everyone. You will just run off everyone and that will be the end of it.
The historical footnote is likely to be: Slashdot -- the interesting discussion forum that DICE ended in the mid 2010s.
They used to do this in the late 19th and early 20th century. You can still find old newspapers with advertisements for weight loss pills that contained various parasites including tapeworms. Mind that during this period of time Coca Cola was being marketed as a universal medicinal cure all too.
Maybe the Gut bacteria found the soylent concoction particularly tasty and were eating more of it than the human, hence the weight loss.
You actually just gave me a great idea for a weight loss pill that's simply a capsule filled with tapeworm eggs.
That is by design. The holes are a temporal testament to the access of His noodly appendages.
Then that makes me...multireligious! woot!
Maybe a kind of meh remote virtual ram/swap/cache but I would hate to do that on my connection.
For the hardware out there now, outside of the niche group of high end PC Gamers, there are no killer apps to drive motivation to buy innovative hardware (or new utility software like over bloated operating sytems).
Maybe that will change when/if a new generation of high end/spec game producers figure out that focusing on anti-piracy instead of content is a losing game because in the long run you kill your entire market demographic. They poured all their energy and innovation into DRM and anti piracy tactics instead of producing entertaining games that make use of the hardware power available and now they are reaping the rewards. No market.
"It is better for civilization to be going down the drain than to be coming up it." -- Henry Allen