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Comment Re:My big hope (Score 1) 321

The windows search (the one where you just press Windows key and write in) was _the_ thing that was became great in W8. It was okayish (apart from retarded filesystem search) since Vista, where it showed more into various Control Panel dialogs. MS was dumb to not sell it as the next coming of $deity.

Comment Re:2 Words (Score 1) 810

Most of the mileage change comes from different speeds used winter/summertime. I have absolutely the same mileage when I switch to studded tyres but still drive summertime limits (100km/h). When the wintertime speed limits (80km/h) come and I drive them, I get better mileage. Summetime range is ~900km/80l and wintertime is 1000km/80l on my volvo s80 (this is what computer says and I'm never actually close to emptying the tank, it usually only takes 55l at 700-800km mark)

Comment Re:Bullshit. (Score 1) 697

Yes IT is hurting for women. Like it or not, but women do approach things in different way than men do, and this lack of diversity in approaches hurts industry as a whole. It's the "have hammer, looking at nails" thing all over again.

Comment Re:Windows didn't lose it (Score 2) 142

I'll have to metoo on that. No luck moving installations were it 2k/XP or Win7. But I've moved same linux installation (originally installed debian/potato(?), then repo-shifted to ubuntu/warty) from a HP Vectra (PPro 200) to self-built AMD 1800MP then to current Intel Q6600. And every single time, even though all underlying devices changed, linux just booted up. Sure I did copying from HD to HD to move from older media, but system itself didn't need major hear surgery.

Comment Forget the fame (Score 1) 283

You know what? Forget this "contributing". fuck em all. Do what's interesting and the easiest thing for you. Find a project that does things you're interested in, look it through and find what will drive your own interests and make it better. Then when they update, update along. Notice that your changes tend to get lost. Learn making patches and send them to that project. They'll integrate them and your changes will not get lost when you get latest changes from that project. That's the laziest and easiest thing to do and have any fun at all.

Screw duty and selfless contributing, it'll only earn you ulcers. Do the fun and laziest thing and get integrated into community.

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