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Comment And cuts funding for NASA to research earth system (Score 2, Insightful) 103

While at the same time, the house science committee cuts funding for NASA to continue important space-based biogeochemical research of earth systems:


Comment Re:When will netbooks... (Score 1) 263

Ya know, i'm starting to get sick of all of this firefox trash talking. I dunno. I've been running this instance of firefox on my IBM ThinkPad X31 for a few days, plus vlc playing some family guy, on arch linux and I don't notice all of these memory issues you dudes keep talking about. It doesn't seem sluggish. It's fine. This laptop is fucking at least 5 years old, I bough it used for like 100 bucks back in '07. Maybe you dudes just don't know how to keep your system running effciently, and it's not firefox?

We're here to give you a computer, not a religion. - attributed to Bob Pariseau, at the introduction of the Amiga