Anyone here still read slashdot?

Michael Torrie torriem at gmail.com
Thu Feb 6 12:19:36 MST 2014


On 02/06/2014 11:37 AM, Levi Pearson wrote:
> Maybe the link posted above
> (http://news-beta.slashdot.org/story/14/02/05/2338203/build-an-open-source-electric-car-in-about-one-hour)
> was an anomaly (I doubt it), but in what way are the comments at +5
> there good?  Only one of them is on-topic, and it was a typical
> Slashdot dismissive sneer, i.e. "This y is just x, except it sucks"
> 
> The off-topic ones are all whines about the beta interface.  Sure,
> interface preferences are a highly subjective thing, but that kind of
> nonsense in response is just childish.

Yes today proves your point, unfortunately.  Today is the beginning of a
protest against the re-design.  And it seems pretty thorough and
effective too.  Might be ultimately self-destructive, but either way the
site is dying.  A bad time to check out slashdot for any value it might
have had.

> Nope, slashdot is not getting my attention back.




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