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Tesla Reveals Charging Station Sites In 3 US States

Deag Re:how many kids can fit in there? (332 comments)

They are releasing new models. The roadster was the initial toy, but the long term goal of the company is to make regular cars.

about 2 years ago
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Tech Manufacturing Is a Disaster Waiting To Happen

Deag Re:One Location (224 comments)

I think I'd actually buy that, just for the internal cameras.

more than 2 years ago
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Amiga Returns With Lackluster Linux-Powered Mini PC

Deag Re:Where cant I get.... (343 comments)

No, in this case ASP stands for Amiga Server Pages.

more than 2 years ago
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I like to watch the stars ...

Deag Re:Google Sky Map (106 comments)

Agreed, google sky map doesn't even have the moons of Jupiter on it.

more than 2 years ago
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I'd rather my paycheck be denominated in ...

Deag Re:€ (euro) (868 comments)

It is a rather blatant omission in the poll options. If you are going to have three real currencies then the euro should be in place of sterling.

more than 3 years ago
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Apple May Remove the Home Button On the Next IPad

Deag Re:Home button will stay (329 comments)

I always thought the home button was a good design to make the iphone easy to use for everyone.

It also would affect the usability of the device to remove it. No matter what you do on your iphone, you have one button that brings you back to the start. This makes it very easy to use.

Some multitouch gesture would be the complete opposite.

more than 3 years ago
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How much TV do you watch in a week, on average?

Deag Re:Guess I'm a bigger boob than most (385 comments)

I would guess that you are more honest than most. A lot of under reporting going on.

more than 3 years ago
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Microsoft Reportedly Working On TV Service For Xbox 360

Deag Re:Microsoft our new champion for Net Neutrality? (121 comments)

Well the ESPN application on the xbox only works if your ISP is an affiliated service provider. I think it has the same rules as ESPN3.

My ISP does provide it so it works for me, but it is not neutral to the network.

more than 3 years ago
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Twitter Suffers Web Interface Exploit

Deag Re:Again? (165 comments)

That is one way of doing it, but if you have a requirement for rich text for example it complicates things. And the more control you are handing over to the user the more difficult it is to stop javascript sneaking in somewhere.

more than 4 years ago
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Twitter Suffers Web Interface Exploit

Deag Re:Again? (165 comments)

I think it is half solutions that are the problem. Allowing any sort of tags allows for adding script to various events and the like and even stripping them is quite difficult.
You either need to use a library that is proven to do this or escape all html.

more than 4 years ago
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Wikipedia Reveals Secret of 'The Mousetrap'

Deag Re:Spoiler Alert (244 comments)

I agree, I do think that the spoiler issue in Wikipedia betrays the group think that goes on there sometimes placing ideology over pragmatism. It wouldn't hurt them to include spoiler warnings and it certainly lessens for me the utility of it. I simply do not read articles in Wikipedia on any works of fiction that I may want to read in the future for this reason. You can't even read the introduction.

more than 4 years ago
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Calling Shenanigans On Super SATA's Claimed Audio Qualities

Deag Re:This will not stop best buy from have monster s (827 comments)

There is a too low price level. I bought a hdmi cable of ebay for $3 including shipping. Surprisingly enough they didn't work at all.

more than 4 years ago
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Building the Zero-Fatality Car

Deag Re:In a Volvo? (509 comments)

Well your old car might look like it comes off better than the volvo. But likely your V8 engine will end up up crushing you while the volvo will crumble everywhere but the passenger compartment.

more than 4 years ago
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IBM Makes Firefox Its Corporate Browser

Deag Re:IBM tells Microsoft... (152 comments)

IBM's PC division was sold to Lenovo. So no.

more than 4 years ago
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Things You Drink Can Be Used To Track You

Deag Re:Similar use recently (202 comments)

Funnily enough they were actually labeled (with her name though). It was to confirm. Can't be trusting labels.

more than 4 years ago
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iPhone 4 News Roundup

Deag Re:Multitasking complaint is kind of bogus (568 comments)

It is not a multitasking tray - it is the most recently used apps, whether or not those apps support the fake multitask apis.

more than 4 years ago
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The White House Listed On Real Estate Website

Deag Re:World Wide Wed of Scraping Data (123 comments)

This seems to be evolving into the standard how to promote your real estate site stunt. Zillow did the same a few years ago.

more than 4 years ago

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Ant mega-colony rules the world

Deag Deag writes  |  more than 5 years ago

Deag (250823) writes "A mega colony of one family of ants has spread all over the world. Previous mega colonies in California, Europe and Japan have been shown to be in fact one global colony. Ants from the smaller super-colonies were always aggressive to one another. So ants from the west coast of Japan fought their rivals from Kobe, while ants from the European super-colony didn't get on with those from the Iberian colony. But whenever ants from the main European and Californian super-colonies and those from the largest colony in Japan came into contact, they acted as if they were old friends."
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EA wants single open platform for game consoles.

Deag Deag writes  |  about 7 years ago

Deag (250823) writes "According to the BBC, EA have said they want to see a single open platform that all console games would run on.
This would allow easier development for game companies. Is this the solution or is this reverting back to a boiled down PC with all the hassles of different strength hardware?"
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Deag Deag writes  |  more than 8 years ago

Deag writes "From Reuters, a Dublin company Steorn has placed an advertisement in the Economist, challenging the world's scientific community to disprove that it has invented free energy. It claims to have a generator that is over 100% efficient breaking the laws of thermodynamics. So is this the end to all of the world's energy problems!?"

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