Stephen Kellett wrote:
>> omg! blasphemy! a ruby user thats never wasted hours reading slashdot 
>> at -1!!!
> 
> 
> Slashdot - at times interesting, but the lack of insight in some of the 
> article postings, and especially in the comments in amazing. The signal 
> to noise is so low its not worth reading the comments much, if at all.

Handy though to read comments a +3 or higher just to see the (possibly) 
goos stuff.
> 
> That said, I do read it every day as there may be a good article or 2 to 
> follow. Even if the "insightful" comment isn't up to much, often the 
> original article or company mentioned is interesting (The AlphaGrip was 
> good, plus an email to them got a quick and informative reply from one 
> of the creators).


I seem to get mod points every other week, so I go looking for positive 
mentions of Ruby to mod up.


James