Re: [Completely OT] Withdrawal symptoms from Slashdot

2018-03-06 Thread Bob Sneidar via use-livecode
The mark of a good IT staff. :-) Bob S > On Mar 5, 2018, at 08:49 , Mark Wieder via use-livecode > wrote: > > Slashdot was having some hiccups transferring to new servers. > They seem to have recovered nicely now. > > -- > Mark Wieder > ahsoftw...@gmail.com

Re: [Completely OT] Withdrawal symptoms from Slashdot

2018-03-05 Thread Phil Davis via use-livecode
Or this: https://alternativeto.net/software/slashdot/ Phil Davis On 3/3/18 6:37 PM, Rick Harrison via use-livecode wrote: Hi Alex, Try.. https://news360.com You can choose a technical focus too. Enjoy! Rick On Mar 3, 2018, at 7:09 PM, Alex Tweedly via

Re: [Completely OT] Withdrawal symptoms from Slashdot

2018-03-05 Thread Mark Wieder via use-livecode
On 03/03/2018 08:16 PM, Rodney Somerstein via use-livecode wrote: Slashdot is definitely still there. Make sure you are going to https://slashdot.org . I suppose they may have been having a problem the last time you tried the site, but it is definitely up and running right now. Slashdot was

Re: [Completely OT] Withdrawal symptoms from Slashdot

2018-03-05 Thread Dan Brown via use-livecode
Hacker News always has some interesting reading. The comments section for each submission can be insightful as a broad range of programmers/ engineers that work in the relevant fields share thoughts and knowledge on the topics at hand https://news.ycombinator.com/ "*Hacker News* is a social news

Re: [Completely OT] Withdrawal symptoms from Slashdot

2018-03-05 Thread Mark Wieder via use-livecode
On 03/03/2018 04:09 PM, Alex Tweedly via use-livecode wrote: Completely off topic, but I need help ;-) For many years now my standard "I have 30 seconds (or minutes) to fill in, what's happening in the world" web site has been slashdot, but it seems to be completely off the air for now. I'm

Re: [Completely OT] Withdrawal symptoms from Slashdot

2018-03-05 Thread Rodney Somerstein via use-livecode
Slashdot is definitely still there. Make sure you are going to https://slashdot.org . I suppose they may have been having a problem the last time you tried the site, but it is definitely up and running right now. Alex Tweedly via use-livecode March 3,

Re: [Completely OT] Withdrawal symptoms from Slashdot

2018-03-03 Thread Rick Harrison via use-livecode
Hi Alex, Try.. https://news360.com You can choose a technical focus too. Enjoy! Rick > On Mar 3, 2018, at 7:09 PM, Alex Tweedly via use-livecode > wrote: > > Completely off topic, but I need help ;-) > > For many years now my standard

[Completely OT] Withdrawal symptoms from Slashdot

2018-03-03 Thread Alex Tweedly via use-livecode
Completely off topic, but I need help ;-) For many years now my standard "I have 30 seconds (or minutes) to fill in, what's happening in the world" web site has been slashdot, but it seems to be completely off the air for now. I'm looking for suggestions for alternates that are worth using