Want to read Slashdot from your mobile device? Point it at m.slashdot.org and keep reading!

 



Forgot your password?
typodupeerror

Slashdot videos: Now with more Slashdot!

  • View

  • Discuss

  • Share

We've improved Slashdot's video section; now you can view our video interviews, product close-ups and site visits with all the usual Slashdot options to comment, share, etc. No more walled garden! It's a work in progress -- we hope you'll check it out (Learn more about the recent updates).

×

Comment: Re:New design (Score 1) 90

by rHBa (#49145925) Attached to: 3D Printers Making Inroads In Kitchens
For me, regards the preview, quote parent buttons, the text is visible but the button background only appears on hover.

I can also confirm that the Post and Load All Comments buttons are barely visible.

Also (I mentioned this below) no left margin inside the white container.

This is the same on FF36 and Chrome 40 on LinuxMint 17.

Comment: Re:New design (Score 1) 90

by rHBa (#49145847) Attached to: 3D Printers Making Inroads In Kitchens
I've seen other users complain of that but haven't noticed it myself (FF36 on Mint). The main annoyance for me (although it's certainly better than Beta and with a few tweaks could be great) is the complete lack of left hand margin. I mean I see 15px of grey and then first post has zero margin. I do see a right hand margin and other boxes further up the page (such as the summary) have left margin...

In fact if the comments section was the same width/margin as the summary above, that would be fine.

+ - Facebook's Colonies->

Submitted by sarahnaomi
sarahnaomi (3948215) writes "That the internet is the most powerful tool humanity has ever created is old hat. I'm sure I could find the same thing written somewhere in a 1995 issue of Wired. And over those last 20 years, that knowledge has come with a simple imperative: we must increase access, close the digital divide, lest entire populations of people—who are likely already disadvantaged, as access trickles down with economic and geopolitical privilege—be left behind.

Facebook this week released a major report on global internet access, as part of the company's Internet.org campaign, which aims to bring cheap internet to new markets in partnership with seven mobile companies. Facebook says 1.39 billion people used its product in December 2014, and it's natural for the company to try to corral the other four-fifths of the planet.

But aside from ideals and growth markets, the report highlights a tension inherent to the question of access: When Facebook sets sail to disconnected markets, what version of the internet will it bring?"

Link to Original Source

+ - Intel to rebrand Atom chips along lines of Core processors->

Submitted by angry tapir
angry tapir (1463043) writes "Intel has announced that going forward it will use style of branding for its Atom chips that is similar to its branding for Core chips. Atom CPUs will have the X3, X5 and X7 designations, much like with the Core i3, i5 and i7 brands. An Atom X3 will deliver good performance, X5 will be better and X7 will be the best, an Intel spokeswoman said."
Link to Original Source

+ - Uber Offers Free Rides to Koreans, Hopes They Won't Report Illegal Drivers->

Submitted by itwbennett
itwbennett (1594911) writes "Uber Technologies is offering free rides on its uberX ride-sharing service in the South Korean capital of Seoul, after city authorities intensified their crackdown on illegal drivers by offering a reward to residents who report Uber drivers to police. South Korean law prohibits unregistered drivers from soliciting passengers using private or rented vehicles and carries a penalty of up to two years in prison or fines of up to 20 million won."
Link to Original Source

Comment: Re:1&2&3&4&5&6&7&8& (Score 1) 144

by rHBa (#49133299) Attached to: 18 Months On, Grand Theft Auto V's Mount Chiliad Mystery Remains Unsolved
So 9 digits + 9 ampersands = 9 + (9 x 5) = 54 characters.

However, if you view source you'll see that your title is actually:

1&2&3&4&5&6&7&8&9&

So the last ampersand is a plain ampersand, not an HTML entity and your title is actually 50 characters...

Comment: Re:Exactamundo & easiest/best way (Score 2) 188

by rHBa (#49131757) Attached to: Google Now Automatically Converts Flash Ads To HTML5
Luckily greasmonkey userscripts are great for that sort of thing:

// ==UserScript==
// @name noAPK
// @namespace noAPK
// @description Attempts to hide posts by APK on Slashdot
// @include http://slashdot.org/*
// @include http://.slashdot.org/*
// @version 1
// @grant none
// ==/UserScript==
var posts = document.querySelectorAll('.commentBody');
var pattern = /apk-hosts-file/im;
Array.prototype.forEach.call(posts, function(el, i){
if(pattern.test(el.innerHTML)==true) {
el.style.display = 'none';
}
});

+ - ISIS is planning a free speech protest on Twitter tomorrow-> 2

Submitted by Patrick O'Neill
Patrick O'Neill (3863175) writes "Facing a wave of account suspensions on Twitter, ISIS's famously organized social media presence is preparing a "worldwide day of action" to protest what many of their supporters view as a violation of their free speech. Earlier this week, A U.S. Justice Department senior official said earlier this week that he would consider bringing criminal charges against anyone who spreads ISIS propaganda on social media."
Link to Original Source

You knew the job was dangerous when you took it, Fred. -- Superchicken

Working...