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In Calculator Arms Race, Casio Fires Back: Color Touchscreen ClassPad

Jojoba86 Let me be the first to say... (170 comments)

Welcome to 2012 graphical calculators, nice of you to finally join us!

about 2 years ago
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Valve: Linux Better Than Windows 8 for Gaming

Jojoba86 Re:Just greed. (768 comments)

Wouldn't you be concerned if the vendor of the OS you're dependent on suddenly comes along and decides to push their own store with it?

Ahem. And Ubuntu seems to be the preferred target by Valve. So why does it matter that Windows 8 has an app store if Ubuntu has one too?

about 2 years ago
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What Is Your Beverage of Choice In the Morning?

Jojoba86 Tea (209 comments)

My day doesn't start until I've had a decent cup of tea. I don't think Britain could function without the stuff!

more than 2 years ago
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Gold Nanoparticles Help Red Blood Cells Deliver Drugs

Jojoba86 Re:Old tech is OLD...... (36 comments)

In the time taken to reply to me you could have found the relevant bit in the article and understood what they have claimed to achieved...

more than 2 years ago
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Gold Nanoparticles Help Red Blood Cells Deliver Drugs

Jojoba86 Re:Old tech is OLD...... (36 comments)

TFA is about use gold nanoparticles for delivery of any drug. What you have linked to is completely different, using the gold itself as a treatment.

more than 2 years ago
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Rockbox Developers Talk Open Source Firmware

Jojoba86 Re:secrecy is why rhombus-tech was set up (179 comments)

Why mod this up? It is an uniformed post from someone trying to push their own project. If the parent read TFA then they would have realized that Rockbox has got results from the initial days of when it was on the Archos Jukebox players, and for most players is ahead of the proprietary firmware (especially for those who are fans of open standards such as ogg). Rockbox is sufficiently mature that support for it is a factor when I'm looking at mp3 players.

more than 2 years ago
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Homeland Security Drops Color-Coded Terror Alerts

Jojoba86 Re:How about a car analogy? (183 comments)

Damn it, that's the way round I intended!

I never say the complete opposite of what I mean.

more than 3 years ago
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Homeland Security Drops Color-Coded Terror Alerts

Jojoba86 How about a car analogy? (183 comments)

Why not use probability average American will get killed in a car accident divided by probability they will be killed by a terrorist.

It gives a useful comparison, is verifiable and makes the danger level obvious to all.

more than 3 years ago
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Space-Time Cloak Could Hide Actual Events

Jojoba86 Re:Hiding things? Isn't that the point of invisibl (129 comments)

Clicking through to the CNN article tells us:

"A safe cracker would be able, for a brief time, to enter a scene, open the safe, remove its contents, close the door and exit the scene, whilst the record of a surveillance camera apparently showed that the safe door was closed all the time,"

So it's a way of hiding something in time, without anyone really knowing anything is being hidden.

more than 3 years ago
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Micro-Transactions Coming To Team Fortress 2 Via Steam Wallet

Jojoba86 Re:Just like in real life... (161 comments)

But the appeal of games is they're not like real life. A game that emulated real life would be pretty boring (see also: The Sims).

more than 3 years ago
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Micro-Transactions Coming To Team Fortress 2 Via Steam Wallet

Jojoba86 Re:Final nail (161 comments)

I liked it most and played it most before any of the grinding! I've tolerated it since then, but with each new patch things seem to be getting more and more towards grind/pay.

more than 3 years ago
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Micro-Transactions Coming To Team Fortress 2 Via Steam Wallet

Jojoba86 Re:A Well-Executed Plan (161 comments)

You may be understimating just how long the grinding will take. 200 hours to get a random hat, of which there are 5, sound good to you? That's a lot of play time to get the one you want.

more than 3 years ago
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Micro-Transactions Coming To Team Fortress 2 Via Steam Wallet

Jojoba86 Final nail (161 comments)

Well I guess I will not be playing TF2 again. Despite the 'it's optional defence' some of the items will give advantages. You can still get them all randomly, so it's a choice of grind or pay up. I think I'll do neither.

more than 3 years ago
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Micro-Transactions Coming To Team Fortress 2 Via Steam Wallet

Jojoba86 Re:Price (161 comments)

It's simply amazing that they thought charging more for items than the game itself could make sense.

more than 3 years ago
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Building the Zero-Fatality Car

Jojoba86 In a Volvo? (509 comments)

By 2020, nobody shall be seriously injured or killed in a new Volvo

But what about those outside the Volvo?

more than 4 years ago
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SCOTUS Rules Petiton Signatures Are Public Record

Jojoba86 Re:I'm torn on this (780 comments)

Maybe you should stop using analogies that over-simplify things then? Oh wait, this is slashdot.

more than 4 years ago
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YouTube Gets a Vuvuzela Button (Seriously)

Jojoba86 Memes (305 comments)

This is my new favourite internet meBBBBBBBbbbbbbbbzzzzzzzzzttttttttttttttttTTTTTT.

more than 4 years ago
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When meeting polls on the internet, I

Jojoba86 Re:The only true answer... (159 comments)

It should be true that "Always lie" == "Always select a random answer"

more than 4 years ago

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Uzbek Photographer Faces Jail for Negative Images

Jojoba86 Jojoba86 writes  |  more than 4 years ago

Jojoba86 (1496883) writes "An Uzbek photographer, Umida Akhmedova faces jail for a set of photographs that authorities say depict Uzbekistan in a negative way. A special commission set up to look at the photographs claim the pictures destort reality, for example by taking most of the photographs in rural villages it's claimed her main aim was to "show the hardships of life". Ms. Akhmedova facse 6 months in jail or 3 years of labour."
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