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Battle of the Heavy Lift Rockets

Issarlk Re:My money is on SpaceX (193 comments)

Then Space-X will fail to consistently deliver payload, people will simply stop using their services, and you'll be happy. Relax. They are doomed.

yesterday
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Australian Consumer Watchdog Takes Valve To Court

Issarlk Re:Wow (135 comments)

I'm in the exact same situation and hope that Australia shaft Steam deep and hard. I haven't spent a single euro on Steam since, but still got whatever game I was interested in legally and downloadable on Steam. Granted it was mostly indie games, and those always offer Steam code because Steam is admitedly freaking good, despite it's abysmal policies.

3 days ago
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Google Testing Drone Delivery System: 'Project Wing'

Issarlk Re:Google, though? (52 comments)

Well, is there a best way to know your consuming habits than to sell and deliver everything ?

3 days ago
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Google Testing Drone Delivery System: 'Project Wing'

Issarlk Re:Say what you will but this is cool (52 comments)

Rejoice. Soon everything will be assembled by robot and we'll _all_ live in abject poverty.

3 days ago
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Air Force Requests Info For Replacement Atlas 5 Engine

Issarlk The best solution (107 comments)

Is obviously a cluster of at least five different nozzles, all built in different facillities spread over several representatives' districts.

about a week ago
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South Carolina Student Arrested For "Killing Pet Dinosaur"

Issarlk I thought this only happened in Florida (421 comments)

And as for the kid and his pet dinosaur killing, here's an even more disturbing news: so kids as young as maybe 8 are shooting at each other in pretend cowboy-indian or thief-policeman "games". Time to build more prisons for youngsters.

about two weeks ago
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Experimental Drug Stops Ebola-like Infection

Issarlk Re:Here's What Bugs Me (53 comments)

It can be easilly put to the test. Among the next missionaries would catch ebola, 50% should refuse the ZMap treatment and get to be given an unique chance to show the world that god and prayer are what heal them. Surelly a true believer will be overjoyed by the idea, lots of people would be convinced and convert and be saved by our lord Jesus Christ.

about two weeks ago
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Ecuador To Forge Ahead With State-Backed Digital Currency

Issarlk liquid assets (85 comments)

How long before we find that those liquid assets where in fact vapor?

about three weeks ago
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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 a month and a half ago
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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 2 months ago
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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 2 months ago
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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 2 months ago
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Sigsense is Making Interchangeable, Modular Sensors (Video)

Issarlk Pluggable sensors (21 comments)

Such breakthrough. Much newsworthiness. Wow.

about 2 months ago
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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 2 months ago
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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 2 months ago
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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 3 months ago
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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 3 months ago
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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 3 months ago
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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 3 months ago
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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 3 months ago

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