Guide to Comment Panels
By: TiG • Tech Meta • 10 Comments • 1 Like • 2 months ago
“Comment panels offer features that operate on the comments within an article.”
Comment Panels At the beginning of the comments section for each NewsTalkers article you will find a series of circular buttons. These buttons each are a minimized representation of a comment panel. These buttons represent, respectively, the panels: Tracker Panel – for navigating...
Testing for Comment Panels
By: TiG • Technical Meta • 61 Comments • 4 Likes • 2 weeks ago
“Beta Testing for Comment Panels”
This article exists to enable Beta testing of the new comment panels functionality. This release contains several features: control panel for tracked comments (if the article is currently being tracked by the member) control panel for bookmarked comments control panel for finding text in...
Guide to Threads
By: TiG • Tech Meta • 7 Comments • 2 weeks ago
“Enhancements have been made to thread functionality for convenience and performance.”
Thread Basics NewsTalkers uses hierarchic comments to organize long discussions. First level comments have integer identifies (1,2,… n). Second level comments have two integers such as 3.4 or 12.7. The third and final level of comments have three integers such as 3.3.1 or 12.7 5. First...
Guide to Migration
By: TiG • Tech Meta • 9 Comments • last year
“If you have a need to organize your collection, the migrate function provides a means to clean things up. ”
Types of Articles NewsTalkers provides three types of articles: discussion, blog and group discussion. The discussion type is the most common - it is used to create articles (original or seeded) in the general forum. Blogs are typically used by original authors who might syndicate their...
Via: TiG • And Now For Something Completely Different! • 5 Comments • 1 Like • last year
“In order to detect gravitational waves … they have to design a detector that can measure the difference in length between two four-kilometer-long...”
This is a lecture by Professor Lawrence Krauss at the National Technical University of Ukraine "Igor Sikorsky Kyiv Polytechnic Institute" in November, 2018. It is long but well worth it since Professor Krauss is talking about one of the most recent major empirical findings in science - the...