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Comment Re:Integration (Score 0) 547

Nice signature, "Calling someone a 'hater'.... Whereas you have no problem calling people racists. Pretty sure complaints of immigration have nothing to do with the color of people's skin, and is more the content of their character (trends of groups, personal experience) is why people don't want their government choosing to bring refugee centers to their home town. Since you're from Australia, perhaps you can totally identify with aborigines there. I mean any of their problems is totally because of white racism. Has nothing to do with IQ group averages right? Your feel-good 'understanding' of history is great for children's TV, good ole sugar coating. I bet you're one of those people who preach 'diversity is strength' without having any evidence to back it up.

Comment Re:invite more people in? (Score 0) 547

Exactly, I mean sure we'll just have to let those thousands of girls who get raped, people assaulted by groups, and those who lose their family members to murder, to just 'hang in there' because it'll work itself out eventually. That usually calms people and they understand to trust their government's diversity program.

Comment Re:invite more people in? (Score 0) 547

you think a china town, or korea town is integration? Ok, so let's have Africa Town. Sound integrated that way? Also have you looked at Sweden? They have Sharia controlled zones there now. How Awesome. Go there as an actual Swedish citizen and prepare to get your head caved in or disappear forever. Police don't even want to go in there. That said, Asians are pretty good at integrating because they work harder than the locals and don't come in trying to change everyone else's way of life.

Comment Pen? Screen tech for pen input? N-Trig, Wacom? (Score 2) 93

One of the really big features of the Surface Pro is the Pen. It's kind of a key feature, so this HP device, though looking quite good, simply isn't in the same category where it could just replace an SP4 for somebody. Looks very slick though. Would love to try it out for a while.

Submission + - TV's Future doesn't include broadcasting.. 1

hhawk writes: I've written about the future of TV since the early 1990's. I was inspired by Google's Chromecast, which I feel will help accelerate the demise of Broadcast TV. Models like YouTube, which provide free distribution and monetization is the classic "free" TV business model adapted for IP transport. I blog how at $35 the Chromecast makes model viable for 10's of millions of TV screens.

Comment Re: InDesign Replacement (Score 1) 403

I know some people won't agree but I forced myself to create a few things in Scribus and it was an OK experience. It's got a few good points and some annoying points as well. It generated nice PDFs that viewed perfectly on multiple readers On Windows, you also have Xara Design Pro which is fantastic, but a lot of these alternatives depend on how strict your requirements of file sharing and print output formats and specifics too many to mention.

Comment Re:Top 10 Online Video Complaints... (Score 1) 155

Good call outs here. Every local news station has the worst video player mechanism. Rarely does my browser crash but it happens more than half the time I stumble on a local news site video. I try to exit those tabs as soon as I realize because those pages are loaded with shit. Local news sites are the absolute worst players and then they doubledown with 20 other concurrent flash apps playing at the same time. Idiots.

Comment derp (Score 1) 155

People abandon videos that don't play, big surprise. This has nothing to do with poor video quality. Experience tells users that if it's going to lag at the beginning it's probably going to lag the way through. Seems lke more short attention span than demanding quality expectations. It's surfing useless entertainment. These users aren't trying to watch something that their life depends on. Laggy video is not entertaining, so you switch it off. This isn't much of a scientific study. Anyone who publishes their video on a stats based player, such as brightcove are used to these abandonment stats.

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