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Comment / are down (Score 1) 261 has browser DNS issue. has a cloudflare dns issue. I'm in Austin TX on Time Warner Cable.’s server DNS address could not be found.


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Submission + - How the Web Became Unreadable (

mirandakatz writes: If you've found yourself squinting at your computer and wondering if your eyesight is starting to go, fear not: you're probably just suffering from a design trend. As computer screens have achieved higher resolution, web design has trended toward paler, lighter-weight type that often doesn't meet accessibility requirements. At Backchannel, web developer Kevin Marks breaks down the history of this trend, and offers an impassioned plea for designers to go back to the typographic principles of print: keeping type black, and varying weight and font instead of grayness.

Comment If forced to choose between yes and no... (Score 1) 233

... how can it not be a case of the 5th amendment protections? If forced to choose between using the correct finger, or using a finger that will lock the phone, how can this not be a case of self-incrimination? This seems like extreme legal antics to ignore the fact this person has been accused of a crime, without sufficient evidence to prosecute on it's own merits.

Comment Thanks for asking (Score 1) 403

I've always thought they were odd here. The ones I have watched were good. I like interviews with interesting people. Usually I visit /. to spend a few minutes scanning the news. So watching a video is a greater commitment than I'm looking for. Video is really hard to do well, and I've been tricked by too many spam videos.

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