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Comment: Re:Top Publishers To Post News Stories Directly To (Score 1) 50 50

You only think you were never on facebook. They have photos of you, they know who you know and where you've been just from the content other people post on there (facial recognition in photos etc.) Also, every time you say a "like" button on an outside website, that image is often hosted on facebooks server, so they know which websites you are visiting and what sort of articles you like to read. Unless you have a plugin like Ghostery they are already tracking you.

Comment: One Media Company For All (Score 1) 50 50

This will give facebook alot of control over which articles people see. I hope that people don't base their opinions only what they read on facebook. I hope people continue to look outside facebook for news. If not then zuckerberg could become too powerful. What happens if a news company reports negatively about facebook? Do they get dropped?

Comment: Re:I'd defer to whatever the man who died wished (Score 1) 645 645

Most of the video is explaining the "reasoning" behind his murder. Fox News did not need to show the part where the terrorists try to excuse their actions. As far as I'm concerened this is a recruiting video and fox news give them free webhosting for it.

Comment: Re:what a contest (Score 1) 307 307

You're doing it wrong. I never had any perfomance issues when I used to use Atom netbooks. You need to tweak the OS a bit to get usable performance. Oh and Windows 8 is alot faster than 7, so it's better to install that and add classic start to get the start menu back as well as disable the completely unneccesary visual affects. Windows XP perforrms good on netbooks, probably better than anything else, but due to security issues that is no longer an option. Not everyone can affor modern hardware, especially in poorer countries, but people want to be able to run a modern OS. The best option to get the balance is to have sofware that is efficient and cant take advantage of different hardware types.

Comment: A different GUI sounds good to me (Score 1) 307 307

My PI 1 is nice as a mini server. I have with apache/mysql etc running good for collecting data from PLC. However, I have never been happy with the GUI's on offer. Maybe Windows will offer a semi-decent GUI as opposed to the half-baked Linux GUIs that are capable of running on a PI.

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