On CREATING a site that is so UNREADABLE I can hardly tell if the INFORMATION is worth putting up with.
Seriously, changing the color of links is enough. I don't need every other word in caps in an article.
Van VOGT, A E Tagged: Author
(1912-2000) Canadian writer who moved to the USA at the end of 1944 after establishing his name as one of the creators of John W CAMPBELL Jr's GOLDEN AGE OF SF with a flood of material in ASTOUNDING SCIENCE-FICTION, starting with "Black Destroyer" (July 1939 ASTOUNDING), though he had been active for several years in various other genres.
Wow... Long phrase without much useful information there. Had to read it for 2 mins to digest it. Sure sounds like an "author"'s words, than an encyclopedia.
Microsoft is less evil than they used to be because their competitors are getting stronger (Mac, Linux, Google).
Microsoft is becoming less evil, by comparison to their competitors. Apple, Google are becoming more and more evil.
There, I fixed that for you.
No one will ever be able to walk on anyone elses lawn ever again.
People will have a serious hard time getting off my lawn!
It's more than just marketing, as so many here fail to realize. Marketing may entice you to buy a company's products or services, but it won't keep you buying from that company if you think their offerings suck. They actually have to live up to the marketing. Apple products have very high user satisfaction ratings, and marketing alone can't account for that.
You underestimate the power of religion.
They got bailed out just like all the other megabanks.
They were not bailed out. They were intentionally given shopping money: http://www.nytimes.com/2008/10/25/business/25nocera.html?_r=3&oref=slogin&oref=slogin&oref=slogin
"It's done when it's done" is a great mantra, but we already knew that. So "no official release date" is as non-newsworthy as possible.
Not true. What's newsworthy is that a beta will be available soon. Great news for people who will sign up for the beta.
That's what people were telling me about Starcraft 2. Then the game came out, and lo and behold, it was every bit as fun as the original. Better, even. I see no reason to think that D3 won't be just as good.
Mod parent up. Starcraft 2 rocks : http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Starcraft_2#Reception [wikipedia.org]
The Wright Bothers weren't the first to fly. They were just the first not to crash.