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Two South African Cancer Patients Receive 3D Printed Titanium Jaw Implants

Henriok You had me at (71 comments)

You had me at "3D Printed Titanium Jaw Implants". Awesome!

2 days ago
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Apple Kills Aperture, Says New Photos App Will Replace It

Henriok Re: My plan is to wait and see (214 comments)

Yes, this is how every piece of software ever written from every developer in history has ever worked.

about a month ago
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Apple Kills Aperture, Says New Photos App Will Replace It

Henriok Re: My plan is to wait and see (214 comments)

Apple is not responsible for data you own. They have zero obligation to keep your version in the App Store after you purchased it. You have to keep backup of your own data. The version you bought will keep working on contemporary hardware and operating system indefinitely and Apple can't and won't change that. That's in stark contrast to the subscription models that Adobe and Microsoft are pushing at the moment. When you stop paying, the software will stop to work.

about a month ago
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The True Color of Ancient Sea Creatures

Henriok Re:Just wow. (44 comments)

This will likely be evidence enough to countermand deeply convicted religious objectors to evolution.

Hardly. God just created a suitable skin color for these sinner sea animals before he killed them all in the great flood.

about 7 months ago
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US Spying Costs Boeing Military Jet Deal With Brazil

Henriok Re:Political theater (439 comments)

The fact that the military didn't even know about this snap-decision

The decision might seem sudden but Brasil have already chose Gripen in several occasions during the last 10 years. Those decisions have been interrupted by sudden economic downturn, and corruption, political instability and other stuff. Gripen seems to have been favored by the Brasilian military and Industry all these years though, and since all competitors are eliminated du to various reasons (technical, political, corruption, cost), there was no reason not to take the decision now.

about 7 months ago
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US Spying Costs Boeing Military Jet Deal With Brazil

Henriok Re:Why won't they roll their own? (439 comments)

Embraer and SAAB has a history of collaboration and this is one of the key points of the deal. Embraer will be assembling these aircraft and they will be involved in future evolution of the aircraft. This spirit of collaboration between Sweden and Brasil is something that the US couldn't offer.

about 7 months ago
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Disqus Bug Deanonymizes Commenters

Henriok Re:The methos is not uncalled for. (151 comments)

Hardly. The level of hate speech we're talking about here is executing immigrants, reopening the gas chambers, exiling criminals after revoking their citizenships and passing laws prohibiting inter racial marriage and child births.

about 8 months ago
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David Cameron Wants the Guardian Investigated Over Snowden Files

Henriok Illegal in Sweden (279 comments)

In Sweden there's sections in the laws about freedom of speech that makes investigation of the sources of journalists illegal, even if the source might have committed a crime. The police or other law enforcer can't ask a journalist about their sources. That'd be illegal. A journalist doesn't have to keep silent though, so he might tell anyway but the police can't even ask for it. That's what's in the law. But there's probably secret provisions around it if it's a matter of national security, or just using some other agent to do so.

about 9 months ago
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Shuttleworth: Apple Will Merge Mac and iPhone

Henriok Re:64-bit processor seems to indicate it (414 comments)

I was having pretty much the same thought myself.

Why would you want a 64-bit processor on a phone?

The answer right now is: A processor with the ARMv8 ISA will be more powerful per clock and draw less power per clock and use less transistors per area than the previous ARMv7 would allow. It'll be a cheaper, faster and less power consuming than its predecessors. THAT'S the reason. Let's do it. Oh, it'll be 64-bit with no drawbacks too since we already have all the software tools and knowhow to make the leap, so let's do that too.

about 10 months ago
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Next SurfaceRT To Come With Qualcomm Snapdragon 800, LTE

Henriok Was performance the problem? (157 comments)

Even though increased hardware performance like computing power, features and increased battery life certainly won't hurt, performance isn't really the problem with Windows RT tablets now is it?

about a year ago
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Surgeries On Friday Are More Frequently Fatal

Henriok One day must be the worst (152 comments)

I admit that I didn't read the article but I must point out that there is just seven days and one day must be the worst and one day must be the best. I happens to be the friday in the UK, it might be some other day in another country but there must always be one certain day that is the worst. Since there's only seven possible outcomes but an uncountable ammount of factors going in, good luck to figuring out what exacly is goong on.

about a year ago
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German Ministry of Education Throws Away PCs For 190,000 € Due To Infection

Henriok Re:Far cheaper options (347 comments)

Install Linux. Cost $0 + admins' time -- almost certainly less than trying to remove and clean infected systems.

+ cost of education of the IT staff
+ cost of education of the users
+ cost of reduced productivity for the users and the IT staff until their competence rises to the before level.

Since they already had licenses for Windows, it'll cost nothing but time to re-install Windows. In that scenario, education of the users is zero, and there will be hardly no production loss for the users. There should be some money left to educate the IT staff to handle mitigate the virus threat on their chosen platform.

about a year ago
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No "Ungoogleable" In Swedish Lexicon, Thanks to Google

Henriok Re:Translation assistance needed! (207 comments)

Bara för det, kommer jag göra mitt allra bästa att generalisera skiten ur ert lilla "varumärke", din jävel.

[Bah-rah fir debt commer yog yirah mitt ahl-rah bess-tah aht yenneh-rawl-ee-seh-rah sheet-en ew-r yeert lillaw varoo-myrrh-kay, dean yeah-vell.]

with a very large amount of salt. There are several sounds, especially vowels, that just doesn't exist in English.

about a year ago
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Iran Says It Sent Monkey Into Space and Back

Henriok [citation needed] (425 comments)

Isn't this something that would be easily confirmed by the nations watching Iran's rising power? Or is it confirmed already? Iran is famous for its photoshopping skills and their knack for skewing propaganda in their favor. On the other hand, they do have the technology to do this. At least in theory.

about a year and a half ago
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DOE Asks For 30-Petaflop Supercomputer

Henriok Nota problem, buy one today (66 comments)

What's the problem? They can buy one that fits their need today. There are a variety of designs that will deliver this kind of performance available today from the likes of Cray and IBM.

about a year and a half ago
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2012 Patent Rankings: IBM On Top, Google Spikes

Henriok Google == Motorola or due to patent wars? (41 comments)

Is Google's spike in patents due to it taking over Motorola Mobile? And/or is it due to the recent patent wars that have ignited a lust for patents at Google?

about a year and a half ago
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TSMC Preparing To Manufacturer A6X Chip As Apple Looks to Ditch Samsung

Henriok Re:Ditching strong partners -- smart move! (172 comments)

Actual layout seems to be pure Apple for the A6 and A6X, and Samsung is "just" the fab. P.A. Semi and Intrinsity are companies that specialized in doing just this, laying out an optimizing processors for high performance. Apples people behind these companies did this for designs like StrongARM, DEC Alpha and even Samsung's Hummingbird Cortex-A8 core. So they are experts, and they are experts at using different fabs for their designs. Apple does have a full ARM architecture license, not just certain design macros like stock Cortex cores or Mali GPUs, just like Qualcomm does its own thing. That's why they could design their own ARMv7 based Swift core for the A6 family, which is something in between Cortex-A9 and A15. The GPU design comes from Imagination Tech of which Apple owns about 10%. Apple have in-house accelerators on these chips for image processing and video processing, and other blocks like memory management and bus interfaces are probably stock ARM stuff or something tweaked. They do have a large department doing this, and they do have about 30 years of doing custom chips. And on top of that. TSMC have been very keen on getting Apple's business ever since Apple started contracting Samsung for custom deigns rather than using Samsung's stock ARM SoCs talks have been with TSMC for doing the fabrication. And that's 5 years ago. I know that TSMC's reputation isn't all that great, but they do have had a lot of years proving themselves to Apple and they have probably done trial runs for every design Apple's come up with the last several years. When Apple thinks they are ready, they get the contract.

about a year and a half ago
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Chromebook Takes Top Place In Laptop Sales On Amazon

Henriok Re:Not surprising if you think about it (372 comments)

No Mac is locked down in a way that you can't run Windows or Linux on them. A Mac isn't locked down in any other way I can think of either

about a year and a half ago
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Fukushima Ocean Radiation Won't Quit

Henriok 1000 becquerel isn't that much (210 comments)

1000 bq isn't that much. It might be much compared to the background radiation but to put it in context, recommended values in Sweden after Chernobyl is to not eat meat that radiates more than 1500 bq/kg. This radiation comes from Cesium-137 that mostly rained down over us. And 10 years after we could still kill game (mostly moose) with in excess of 4000 bq/kg. Many residential houses stand on granite that contains radon, and the limits for radiation from radon was 1000 bq/m^2,until 2009 when the EU lowered the limit to 200 bq/m^2. So.. We in Sweden lived with this kind of radiation for quite some time and we don't really consider this a problem. The halflife of Cesium-137 is about 30 years so the radiation is dropping steadily but slowly.

about a year and a half ago

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