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US Army To Transport American Ebola Victim To Atlanta Hospital From Liberia

3.5 stripes Re:What an idiot you are (288 comments)

Herp and derp, doctors in african countries in makeshift hospitals should have access to all sorts of sanitary facilities, just like in the CDC!

Look, I managed to counter your argument without seeking refuge in ad hominem, you pinheaded microphallic butt sniffer!

5 hours ago
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US Army To Transport American Ebola Victim To Atlanta Hospital From Liberia

3.5 stripes What a bunch of pansies (288 comments)

The disease is not particularly communicable. It tends to externalize a lot of bodily fluids, which is why in places with poor sanitary conditions, it spreads pretty quickly. Hospitals which handle patients like these tend not to be considered poor sanitary conditions..

6 hours ago
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UK Government Report Recommends Ending Online Anonymity

3.5 stripes Re:Instead of (Good) morning (269 comments)

Please fuck off, people like you would have been whining about all those darkies 50 years ago, now you hide behind the last vestiges of "acceptable" racism by disguising it as anti-terrorist sentiment.

13 hours ago
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The Oculus Rift DK2: In-Depth Review (and Comparison To DK1)

3.5 stripes Re:Been playing with one for a month or so.. (54 comments)

Project Morpheus isn't a VR headset? That must be why it tracks head motion, and allows you to look around in stereoscopic "3D".. search for project morpheus on google images, and it's exactly what's two desks to my left.

It still has the DK1 style blurring issues, the DK2 is much better in that respect. The integration of the move controllers is nice, but it's a software thing, nothing to do with the headset.

3 days ago
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Suddenly Visible: Illicit Drugs As Part of Silicon Valley Culture

3.5 stripes Re:The only good thing (507 comments)

[citation needed]

4 days ago
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The Oculus Rift DK2: In-Depth Review (and Comparison To DK1)

3.5 stripes Re:Been playing with one for a month or so.. (54 comments)

I'm slightly more partial to the occulus, basically because it fits on my face much better, and gives a much more complete feeling of immersion. The image quality on both is really nice (possibly slightly more real on the occulus), but I haven't really had a chance to do anything besides see tech demos, and setting up the Morpheus was a right PITA.

Unfortunately, my job isn't a VR headset tester, so I haven't been able to spend hours on end with them, and when they're out and in use, people seem to want to give it a go, further limiting the time :)

4 days ago
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The Oculus Rift DK2: In-Depth Review (and Comparison To DK1)

3.5 stripes Been playing with one for a month or so.. (54 comments)

If you'd like I can describe the hardware issue it has if you don't believe me.

To start, the image quality is much better, and the camera makes the immersion much more impressive, as does the frame dropping (persistence of vision).

It's still hard to find software that does much with it, hopefully that changes with more people getting theirs..

We also have the sony one, though it makes the occulus look tiny by comparison, it does glow blue..

4 days ago
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Two Cities Ask the FCC To Preempt State Laws Banning Municipal Fiber Internet

3.5 stripes Re:raise money privately? (198 comments)

Municipal companies like this are not funded through taxes..

Sorry to unstuff your strawman.

about a week ago
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Western US States Using Up Ground Water At an Alarming Rate

3.5 stripes Re:Colorado has California over a barrel (376 comments)

So, they're not lowest say 10 feet, and are at their highest in ten years, say 12 feet, but what if 25 years ago they were 15 feet?

A decade is a really short period of time for weather/water levels/ etc.

about a week ago
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Why My LG Optimus Cellphone Is Worse Than It's Supposed To Be

3.5 stripes You are the beta tester (290 comments)

Enjoy having paid for the privilege, and buy an iphone next time.

about two weeks ago
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Fossils of Cambrian Predator Preserved With Brain Impressions

3.5 stripes Re:Hard to place? (45 comments)

They are arthropods though, so they are connected..

about two weeks ago
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Fossils of Cambrian Predator Preserved With Brain Impressions

3.5 stripes Re:Hard to place? (45 comments)

Well yeah, they predate(pre-date?) most forms of multicellular life.

about two weeks ago
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Fossils of Cambrian Predator Preserved With Brain Impressions

3.5 stripes Hard to place? (45 comments)

That honestly doesn't sound much different from shrimp, or their relatives.. especially the mantis shrimp. Compound eyes, paddles, and strong front arms.

Hyperbole much?

about two weeks ago
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Alcatel-Lucent's XG-FAST Pushes 10,000Mbps Over Copper Phone Lines

3.5 stripes Up to 250m? (149 comments)

So in real life, around 20m, give or take 12m.

about three weeks ago
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Alcatel-Lucent's XG-FAST Pushes 10,000Mbps Over Copper Phone Lines

3.5 stripes Re:big up your garden? (149 comments)

All the honeys stop by and praise my edging, and people can't stop talking about the D's on my lawnmower.

about three weeks ago
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Judge Frees "Cannibal Cop" Who Shared His Fantasies Online

3.5 stripes First "OMG the common sense" post (185 comments)

That's fairly surprising, and really quite reasonable.

about a month ago
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How To Make Espresso In Space

3.5 stripes Re:Short black with one (192 comments)

Bialetti makes Mokas, which is not espresso (good for making coffee for tiramisu). Espresso is basically translated as express, as the biggest thing about an espresso, is it's about 30 secs from grinding to drinking.

about a month and a half ago
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EU, South Korea Collaborate On Superfast 5G Standards

3.5 stripes Re:It won't matter anyway (78 comments)

I've downloaded 200MB of stuff in about 5-10 secs on 4G here, but I imagine that there's a pretty serious infrastructure hereabouts.

about a month and a half ago

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