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Comment: Re:I use folders. (Score 1) 259

by jtownatpunk.net (#48607309) Attached to: Ask Slashdot: Best Software For Image Organization?

I'm an American. We do our dates MM-DD-YYYY the way Jebus intended! (Also, I can sort by date with a click on every file manager I've seen in the last 20 years or so. I assume that feature will persist. Since the folders were created in the order the pictures were taken, that'll work just fine for me.)

Comment: Re:I use folders. (Score 1) 259

by jtownatpunk.net (#48597471) Attached to: Ask Slashdot: Best Software For Image Organization?

With minimal snark, how hard is it to look at the file names and figure out which ones will have what I'm looking for? If I'm looking thru my pictures, it's because I want to look at my pictures. I'm not worried about being able to search for a specific picture with optimal efficiency.

Comment: Where else can they go for service? (Score 1) 61

by jtownatpunk.net (#48586753) Attached to: 'Revolving Door' Spins Between AT&T, Government

Verizon and AT&T are the only two reasonable choices if the coverage area is the whole of the United States. If they drop down to Sprint or T-Mobile, they're making significant compromises in coverage. After that, you're getting into the range of Cletus' Phone Emporium.

Comment: Source for parts? (Score 1) 197

From my mostly uneducated point of view, the concern isn't processing capacity but having a reliable source for parts. Is anyone still making PowerPC 750FX processors? If not, what's the shelf life on them? What about the ancillary chips/hardware? Nothing lasts forever, even if it's not being used.

Comment: Have you considered... (Score 1) 720

by jtownatpunk.net (#48487343) Attached to: Ask Slashdot: Making a 'Wife Friendly' Gaming PC?

...upgrading your wife to a more compatible model?

Alternatively, get a big case with lots of slow fans. I built an i7-3930k and 2x GTX680 4 gig gaming rig a couple years ago and I can barely hear it. I've got those ugly, yellow SilenX Effizio fans. Around 12dBA moving around 45cfm. A reasonable person couldn't complain about the noise it makes. I can hear my wall clock ticking from across the room. The GPU fans crank up while I'm gaming but you can't hear that over the sound of the game. Or go with liquid cooling and it'll be even quieter.

Of course, I don't think the noise is the real issue.

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