Top 10 Reasons Not To Permit Duplicate Submissions On A Social News Site

Posted by: Rea Maor In: Social Networks

I see that Reddit.com is up in arms over duplicate submissions again. While the heat will flare up and die down on Reddit, this is a common complaint of all social news sites from Digg to Slashdot. When a repeat submitter is confronted, they’ll often defend themselves with a claim such as, “This gives people […]


Top Ten Worst Compulsive Acts In Video Games

Posted by: Rea Maor In: Games

You know what obsessive-compulsives do, don’t you? They repeat the same meaningless activity over and over again for no apparent reason. You know what obsessive-compulsives do, don’t you? They repeat the same meaningless activity over and over again for no apparent reason. And video games, both by design and habit, tend to bring out the […]


Oracle and Sun – Finally, Somebody Might Pull Ahead of Bill Gates!

Posted by: Rea Maor In: Linux and Unix

It’s amazing that Oracle Corporation doesn’t get more buzz in the blogosphere. Everybody knows about Microsoft and a few have heard of Apple and Mac OS, but you’re still hard-pressed to find somebody outside of the IT profession who’s heard of Linux, BSD, or Solaris. Especially in the English-speaking world. But here we have Larry […]