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Comment: Re:Social Networking is a mess (Score 1) 58

by sumdumass (#48897041) Attached to: Twitter Moves To Curb Instagram Links

Imagine the article loading in its entirety, so you can start reading it, before there's even a single image tag on the page; then, well-written javascript popping the images in as you read. The content loads and renders faster and you have an over-all better experience, especialy if you happen to be on a mobile device or slow connection.

I don't have to imagine that. Every time I turn no script off, I almost always hit a site like that and the images constantly move the formatting and content to fit the images in making reading more than the first couple lines almost impossible. This, if the logic isn't obvious, defeats the benefits you expose very readily. Of course these sites could be the one that do "when not used properly" but I cannot tell the difference.

It's even worse when trying to view in a non standard browser or on a phone or something with a limited screen and slower connection.

Comment: Re:Censorship? (Score 1) 413

by sumdumass (#48896259) Attached to: Blogger Who Revealed GOP Leader's KKK Ties Had Home Internet Lines Cut

I don't know what you think that says but Lee Atwater was a local South Carolina politician/campaigner who didn't even get involved in a nation wide race until after he made those comments. His entire interview is basically him saying he thinks one thing but Reagan didn't do it or need to before he ever worked on Reagan's reelection.

And the paragraph you did cite is talking about how this racism accusation is so abstract that you cannot even recognize it.

I find it completely funny that people have to cling on to ideas that are barely recognizable in order to maintain some worldview. But hey, it's what makes politics fun I guess.

Comment: none at all. (Score 1) 426

by sumdumass (#48889619) Attached to: Ask Slashdot: Best Anti-Virus Software In 2015? Free Or Paid?

You are not going to find anyyhing that does it all the best. You also cannot run more than one antivirus at a time. Well, you can but i will make hou wish you never thought of the idea. And no- malware bytes is not an antivirus.

You would be better served learning safe habbits and monitoring tech sites dealing with infections while not expecting a best product. Do this anyways if someone convinces you thay there is a best.

Comment: Re:Censorship? (Score 1) 413

by sumdumass (#48881263) Attached to: Blogger Who Revealed GOP Leader's KKK Ties Had Home Internet Lines Cut

Yes, a dog whistle where no one can hear it except the dogs- oh and the people making the claim. They can miraculously hear it and have all the details despite no hard evidence.

I know a guy who lost a tooth and could blow a whistle through it that sounded like the pass tone on a portable breathalizer test. But we had proof of that which is more that your theory.

Oh wait, i just referenced a tooth missing and tools a cop use. I must be thrwatening you or something. Perhaps you will get a DUI.

Comment: Re:Censorship? (Score 1) 413

by sumdumass (#48881157) Attached to: Blogger Who Revealed GOP Leader's KKK Ties Had Home Internet Lines Cut

And here, ladies and gentlemen, is the main reason i switched from being pro life to pro choice.

5 paragraphs to say nothing of importance with the intelectual honesty and incitefulness of a navel gazing 2 year old.i guess it takes all kinds to make the world an interesting place.

Comment: Re:A vote does not make it so (Score 1) 661

by sumdumass (#48871095) Attached to: US Senate Set To Vote On Whether Climate Change Is a Hoax

All they got to do is say they voted the amendment down because it was meaningless and not related to the bill. No exposing of anything other than the sillyness politicians employ thinking they can get one over someone else. Outside of the already convinced, it could actually backfire on them too.

The reason that every major university maintains a department of mathematics is that it's cheaper than institutionalizing all those people.