That is, a move from 64k to 640k felt like something that would last a great deal of time. Well, it didn’t – it took about only 6 years before people started to see that as a real problem.
Seeing how fast the PC industry develops, if his prediction lasted 6 years, I'd say that's still pretty good.
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I want the old Slashdot back. It was very informative, genuinely funny at times (dont tell me a shark-laser joke is genuinely worth the now-guaranteed +5 Funny), and was the only place on the 'net that I could find and share in that level of expertise and genuine interest and excitement in Science and Technology. The last few years have been a sad and disturbing decline in the quality of commenters in Slashdot.
I challenge you to show me an old Slashdot article and its discussion that represents what you mean with "good old times". They are all archived. I have occasionally read them again. There is about the same amount of trash-talk and sophisticated comments as we have here today. The only clear difference is that back then there was a lot more mod points in circulation.
Except the software that comes bundled with this particular brand of smartboard is ridiculously clunky. Without naming this particular piece of software, and highlighting its shortfalls
I have a particular plan which involves some unnamed hardware and software. I won't go into details, but let's just say that everything of it is implemented through some specific steps. It allows the users to leverage various possibilities. Maybe this could be the solution?
The article precisely says this:
UPDATE: As I’ve seen in some discussions of my post on the Internet (not the comments here) that people apparently thought the screenshot represented the next KMail desktop UI, I’ve updated the screenshot and the caption to make clear what it is.
Yep. Some other classic ones:
- "Your distro is configured wrong for KDE."
- "Everyone knows how broken KDE is. That's why I switched to Linux Mint and haven't looked back."
- "I have never had that kind of problems and I have used Linux on desktop since 1997."
- "How much does Microsoft pay you to write that?"