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posted by Dopefish on Monday February 17 2014, @02:06AM   Printer-friendly
from the allow-me-to-introduce-myself dept.
Dopefish writes

Greetings Soylentils! And welcome to SoylentNews!

We are here to deliver the best community-sourced news, catered for all manner of nerd! Because this is a grassroots based platform, the content feeds are powered by readers like you. Our main objective is to highlight news stories on the web that are of importance to everyone, but especially nerds. In addition, SoylentNews will strive to go beyond simple news-aggregation, with some core principles:
  • Providing a soapbox for experts to discuss their profession and solicit questions from a curious audience.
  • Allowing the community to comment, without any mandatory registration.
  • Staying mindful of the community's needs and wants while avoiding changes to satisfy an overarching corporate agenda.

We want to make this your source for news about technology, art, and science. We are the new kid on the block and are adapting quickly to satisfy our community's needs, as we look forward to exceeding your expectations and pushing boundaries like never before. Lastly, there will be no changes in format without a general consensus from the community. Thank you for stopping by and enjoy the ride!

~Dopefish

 
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  • (Score: 1) by unitron on Monday February 17 2014, @05:30AM

    by unitron (70) on Monday February 17 2014, @05:30AM (#405) Journal

    Somebody had to say it.

    --
    something something Slashcott something something Beta something something
  • (Score: 1) by dilbert on Monday February 17 2014, @12:17PM

    by dilbert (444) on Monday February 17 2014, @12:17PM (#609)

    I'm glad soylentnews is finally up. I recognize it was a herculean effort to get this site running in under two weeks, but the lastweek was tough given the slashcott and no soylentnews.

    I'm up for extending the slashcott another week. :)

    • (Score: 1) by linsane on Monday February 17 2014, @02:32PM

      by linsane (633) on Monday February 17 2014, @02:32PM (#735)

      while soylentnewsoverlords=="awesome":
              browser.startup.homepage = "http://soylentnews.org/"
              slashcott = True