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Comment Please fix the memory consumption (Score 1) 266

I love my firefox, I really do. I've been using Firefox 4 Beta for the last 4 months or so! But frequently I look into my task manager and see Firefox consuming 700-1500MB of memory! It is okay on my computer with 8GB of ram, but still very unacceptable! When will Firefox become more memory efficient?

Comment Hackerspace for Students (Score 4, Informative) 36

I'm a student in the Seattle area and we're trying to set up a hackerspace, but more geared to high school students. If there are cool spaces for students to hang out and work on science/tech projects, we'll be able to get more students interested in science and technology. Link in my sig.

Comment Re:The Deal Seekers Are Probably Partly Responsibl (Score 1) 514

I actually talked to one of the Bing developers about it and it's a pretty slick deal. The retailers give the discounts to the customer in exchange for ad credits on Microsoft's ad network. Although this seems like Microsoft's just taking the hit (in terms of lost ad revenue), this is a pretty smart move, saying that: 1. Retailers would become accustomed to using Microsoft's ad network, and spend more $$ on it vs. Google. 2. Since the ads are on an "auction" model, the prices will be bidded up, resulting in more $$ for Microsoft.

Comment Re:Volkswagen gauges are this exact color (Score 1) 332

Acura does this too - My Acura TSX also has an overhead LED (near the center overhead reading light) which is blue. It's dim enough that it's not annoying, but it makes a cool accent when you put your hand on top of the shift knob.

I think that Bimmers do this too - except that they have red lights.

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