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Comment: Re:Me too! (Score 1, Offtopic) 276 276

by goldaryn (#45483481) Attached to: Project Rescue Expert Todd Williams Talks About (Video)
A smart comment here beneath a snarky exterior. Profiteering created this this mess and I now can't help see this gentleman as anything but a dollar-bill eyed charlatan.

I would watch the video but, you know, this is Slashdot.

* I actually live in the UK but for once I'll refrain from the we have free healthcare, you obligatory insensitive clod joke. This site seems like a step in the right direction, all fingers crossed for my US brethren.

Comment: Re:Stop delaying the inevitable. (Score 4, Funny) 145 145

by goldaryn (#38891795) Attached to: Wikipedia Chooses Lua As Its New Template Language

"the template system started turning into an ugly programming language" - ah, any sufficiently complex system eventually evolves to contain a limited, broken version of Common Lisp. Stop delaying the inevitable!


Comment: Re:Is the price really that horrible? (Score 3, Insightful) 120 120

by goldaryn (#38885987) Attached to: AMD's New Radeon HD 7950 Tested

When Nvidia puts out a $500 card, it's attractively priced. When AMD puts out a faster card for 10% less, it draws complaints about the price from the same reviewer. What gives?

To be fair, that review you linked is from November 2010. Perhaps second-hand 580s are better value or something.

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