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This will improve with time, every new technology starts like this and if it's better than the current technology, it sticks.

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threeseed 24 days ago | link

WebP was released 3 years ago hence your entire premise is faulty.

The real truth is that being the best technically rarely guarantees success in the market.

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buzzkills 24 days ago | link

It took longer than that for png to stick.

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threeseed 24 days ago | link

You missed my point. Technology is not the reason WebP is probably going nowhere.

Apple, Microsoft and Firefox for whatever reason (politics/principle) either won't support defacto standards or have to be dragged kicking and screaming into doing so (see SPDY). And without those three you are never going to get above 45%.

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emilis_info 24 days ago | link

How can you call things unsupported by the majority of players in the market "defacto standards"?

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clarry 24 days ago | link

On top of that, SPDY is an experimental protocol that may eventually (after enough iteration) make it into a standard (HTTP 2.0). It's not standard yet, and definitely not defacto standard.

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cpeterso 23 days ago | link

Mozilla's adoption of SPDY shows that they (we) are not dogmatically refusing Chrome innovations.

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eurleif 24 days ago | link

If it's sufficiently better than the current technology to overcome the switching costs, it sticks.

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http://kdenlive.org/ works really really well and is fairly stable, I have been very happy with it all these years!

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Should write another post - How not to setup a blog!

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lauradhamilton 78 days ago | link

That's mean, but I laughed. Sorry op.

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raghuHack 78 days ago | link

That would be one sentence - never use openshift.

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grey-area 78 days ago | link

Quick fix: render locally, copy out the page content to a static file, and upload that at the correct URL?

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arikrak 78 days ago | link

Why not? It worked well for me when I got HN'd and I hadn't even setup caching (though I did have Cloudflare). And that was on the free tier.

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I would love to hear comments or any feedback on it.

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Works great! Some improvement in the design is needed! A feature to add more than one twitter account would be very handy.

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nit3ch 98 days ago | link

This feature(to add more than one account) is already complete but to keep this minimal i just cut that feature. And yes design is ugly :) working on it.

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Happened with me too,few days back I got a notification about some payment into my account by Google Admob and an email about refund, I thought it must be some unused fund but yesterday I got another notification about google taking it back! I was puzzled that is it my bank account or google's, they seem to be doing whatever they want with it.

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mikespook 109 days ago | link

My account was disabled one year ago. No warning, no reason. Then I contacted the customer service of Admob, after few days, they told me their system detected that my account has some issues. I lost hundreds dollar just because the arithmetic said I was criminal. And someothers told me, their system made mistakes sometimes. If you met, it's your own badluck. :(

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If you want to make a business out of it, you can sell license but if you worked on it only as a hobby project, you can open source it, totally depends upon how you personally want to go ahead with it.

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ra00l 155 days ago | link

I doubt it can be a business, but it could be a nice side income.

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Off topic question: What kind of cardboard is that used in the prototype? I have been searching for such a material for some time.

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daniel_reetz 173 days ago | link

It's actually laser cut Medium Density Fiberboard (MDF). There are several types, and only some are good for laser cutting. The good types include various fiberboards of a tan color, and if you scratch the edge with your fingernail, you should be able to loosen (and observe) individual fibers. I have purchased pre-cut sheets of this material at Home Depot in the US (midwestern and western US). They also sell a type which has a flat wood pattern printed on one side, intended as "wall board". It is cheap - 12-18USD for a 4x8' sheet.

The type that is used in clipboard backers is NOT good for laser cutting. Although it is also called MDF, it is dark brown, sometimes semi-gloss on the surface, heavier, and more structural. Unfortunately, the glue used to bond and seal it soaks up laser cutting energy and makes it very difficult to cut without significant char.

If you're looking for small amounts of laserable material for testing, laserbits is not a bad source (http://www.laserbits.com/index.php?main_page=index&cPath=82_...). However, in general I would recommend finding it locally at a lumberyard or home improvement shop as the quantity and pricing are better, and they will typically also cut it for you for a low price. Another source for this kind of material (at least in the US) are university bookstores, who havea (expensive) supplies for architecture majors.

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turgidElderly 174 days ago | link

It's not cardboard. It's laser-cut wood.

...and BTW, is anyone going to point out the obvious hazards of DIY x-ray dosing? Like, okay, sure, you can perform CT scans on inanimate objects in the privacy of your own home, without subjecting living creatures to x-rays, but still... open source x-ray machines?

Consider the infamous Therac-25:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Therac-25

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Beltiras 174 days ago | link

There's a big difference between imaging and treatment radiation.

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biofox 174 days ago | link

It looks like MDF.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Medium-density_fibreboard

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Probably he fixed up just by up voting.

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I made my first $5000 writing open source code during Google Summer of Code.

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