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Malaysian Passenger Plane Reportedly Shot Down Over Ukraine

Issarlk Re:Malaysian flight 370 (752 comments)

Not the Chinese, the Iranians!

about two weeks ago

SpaceX Wins FAA Permission To Build a Spaceport In Texas

Issarlk Re:Mexico (80 comments)

Why would the cartels disaprove anyway? They could even abduct a few engineers to develop their own rocket delivery of drugs into the USA.

about two weeks ago

NASA Approves Production of Most Powerful Rocket Ever

Issarlk Re:NASA Need New Motive (146 comments)

Not sure it'd work ; too many people starts denying climate change... It would be easier if Martian threatened to sell their oil for Euro or Yuan instead of dollars. The USA military would be there in a couple years top, inventing whatever fable that satisfies the public to justify the war.

about three weeks ago

Austrian Tor Exit Node Operator Found Guilty As an Accomplice

Issarlk Re:It's accomplices all the way down! (255 comments)

Most traffic on Tor is legal. Or are chineses and iranians inherently evil people ?

about three weeks ago

Sigsense is Making Interchangeable, Modular Sensors (Video)

Issarlk Pluggable sensors (21 comments)

Such breakthrough. Much newsworthiness. Wow.

about a month ago

What Happens If You Have a Heart Attack In Space?

Issarlk Re:huh (83 comments)

If only they had some sort of airtight full body suit up there in their spaceship. They could put the dead body in it until they can dispose of it. That's really too bad the dozen (hundreds?) of scientists and engineer didn't think about it.

about a month ago

3D-Printed Material Can Carry 160,000 Times Its Own Weight

Issarlk Doomed technology (60 comments)

Until they can 3D print microlattices made of graphene it's a no go.

about a month ago

Bitcoin Security Endangered By Powerful Mining Pool

Issarlk Re: Fear mongering much? (281 comments)

It will be interesting to watch, since some other currencies use a different challenge, making the computer need memory in addition to the computing power to twart specialised asic miners.

about a month and a half ago

Tesla Releases Electric Car Patents To the Public

Issarlk Re:does Elon Musk's infamy know no bounds?!!! (211 comments)

A complete hack. Posing as a good guy, but what did he achieve, really? I think he's even more evil than Google at that point.

about a month and a half ago

Uber Demonstrations Snarl Traffic In London, Madrid, Berlin

Issarlk Re:Disruptive technology (507 comments)

The only disruptive technology here is not having to take a 270000$ loan to be able to do taxi work.

about a month and a half ago

Getting the Most Out of the Space Station (Before It's Too Late)

Issarlk Re:Mother Russia... (155 comments)

Russians scraped their space shuttle equivalent after one flight because they had no use for it (instead of using it, to the cost of untold number of billions $ like the US did). Russians are pragmatic, why would they launch a space station while the ISS is still in orbit?
Besides, they've done it before, remember Mir ?

about a month and a half ago

Solar Roadways Project Beats $1M Goal, Should Enter Production

Issarlk Re:Thermodynamically Impossible (311 comments)

They want to have plenty of those road, so it could be imagined that roads in an area would melt the snow using energy collected by roads where the weather is better.

about 2 months ago

FCC Gets Go-Ahead For Plan To Expand Rural Internet Access

Issarlk We keep reading of these (156 comments)

plans to bring broadband to everyone years after years. You'd think it'd be finished by now. What happened to all the money ?

about 2 months ago

NASA Money Crunch Means Trouble For Spitzer Space Telescope

Issarlk Don't worry (107 comments)

The chinese probably have a Spitzer of their own on the drawing board. Should be up there in a few years.
The military industrial complex doesn't need science, well, not astrophysics anyway.

about 2 months ago

Airbus E-Fan Electric Aircraft Makes First Flight

Issarlk This technology has no future (160 comments)

I share the opinion of numerous previous posters, when Airbus shows us their electric 380 with 45 minute of flight time, they'll be laughted at. 45 minutes just isn't enough, they should drop that stupid electric fan idea.

about 2 months ago

Netflix Pondering Peer-to-Peer Technology For Streaming Video

Issarlk Simple fix (114 comments)

ISP can just lower upstream to 1/10th what it is now, except toward "good" websites. It'll happen, just watch, this is America we're talking about.

about 3 months ago

Russia Wants To Establish a Permanent Moon Base

Issarlk Re:Russia (313 comments)

Afaik Ukraine didn't hand over Crimea. To do that they'd need to have had the power to prevent it in the first place.

about 3 months ago

Michael Abrash Joins Oculus, Calls Facebook 'Final Piece of the Puzzle'

Issarlk Virtual farmsville? (232 comments)

Virtual 3D wall with ads that fly into your face?
Virtual 3D panorama of your friends' latest photographs of their cats?

To me VR is as important to Facebook as a spoiler to a Trabant.

about 3 months ago

Russian Civil Law Changed By Wikimedia

Issarlk Re:People crushing on Russia.... (88 comments)

"military action against dictators threatening to sell their oil for something other than dollars"

Fixed that for you.

about 4 months ago


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