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+ - Whiteboard subsitutes for distributed teams?

Submitted by DoofusOfDeath
DoofusOfDeath (636671) writes "I work on a fully distributed software development team with 5-10 people. Normally it's great, but when we're doing heavy design work, we really need to all be standing in front of a whiteboard together. This is expensive and time consuming, because it involves airplanes and hotels. Conference calls, editing shared Google docs, etc. just don't seem to be the same. Have people found any good tools or practices to replace standing in front of a real whiteboard?"

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?"

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+ - 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."
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+ - 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."
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Comment: Re:1&2&3&4&5&6&7&8& (Score 1) 145

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:


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

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