Please create an account to participate in the Slashdot moderation system

 



Forgot your password?
typodupeerror
Check out the new SourceForge HTML5 internet speed test! No Flash necessary and runs on all devices. Also, Slashdot's Facebook page has a chat bot now. Message it for stories and more. ×
Media

Submission + - Sites That Aim to Be Hip End Up the Opposite

WSJdpatton writes: "In his Portals column, WSJ's Lee Gomes says the savviest Web users doesn't always have a good record in predicting what the real world will take to, as some recent Web history suggests.
"One of the latest success stories among tech-oriented Web users is Digg, a news site that brags how readers, not editors, pick the stories. ... Tech bloggers typically genuflect before Digg, regarding it as a founder of a new kind of democratic journalism. As with any democracy, Diggers get what they deserve. Recent top stories have included a CNN report about a girl who found the severed head of her missing pet dog on her front porch, an interactive graphic featuring three women in halter tops at a car wash, and a posting about unusual urinals."

Thus spake the master programmer: "Time for you to leave." -- Geoffrey James, "The Tao of Programming"

Working...