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3-D Printed "Iron Man" Prosthetic Hands Now Available For Kids

LifesABeach Re:biocompatibility (64 comments)

Then I withdraw my "comment" and respectfully submit a request for actuall evidence that supports your medical claims. I think any medical facts you bring to this discussion would be very useful.

2 days ago
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3-D Printed "Iron Man" Prosthetic Hands Now Available For Kids

LifesABeach Re:biocompatibility (64 comments)

I really don't understand your questions, but I have one myself, "Are you the assistant to your local Village Idiot?"

2 days ago
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3-D Printed "Iron Man" Prosthetic Hands Now Available For Kids

LifesABeach Re:biocompatibility (64 comments)

To coin a phrase by the character Dr. Alfred Lanning: "*That*, Detective, is the right question. Program terminated." My apologies to Mr.Asimov

2 days ago
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3-D Printed "Iron Man" Prosthetic Hands Now Available For Kids

LifesABeach Re:biocompatibility (64 comments)

I think that the $40K price here is based on Demand, and Supply. 3D Printing definitly increases the supply, and the Craftsman ship is transfered to learning Blender3D. But how does one measure an appendage to start designing 3D Printed Hand with partial Arm assembly?

2 days ago
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3-D Printed "Iron Man" Prosthetic Hands Now Available For Kids

LifesABeach Re:biocompatibility (64 comments)

I'm thinking of folks that just some kind of surgery where they cannot lift more than 5 pounds. Now I find myself sketching a 3D Printed attachment they can strap on to themselves so that they can at least be able to get a dinner plate without "hyper extending" themselves. What's really curious is how heavy something is when you attempt to pick it up.

How do you measure weight of something by picking it up with your hand? Damn, pencil just got off-shored. Now I've gotta wait.

2 days ago
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3-D Printed "Iron Man" Prosthetic Hands Now Available For Kids

LifesABeach Re:biocompatibility (64 comments)

Which brings up an interesting topic, "Of the Spolls of stuff one buys for 3D Printers, which stuff would NOT be a good idea for a child to put in their mouth?"

2 days ago
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Researchers Scrambling To Build Ebola-Fighting Robots

LifesABeach PVC Based Robotics? (87 comments)

A cute idea, that will take longer to create that the problem will exist. But lets look at some the requirements. With a 3 hour charge on some battery pack; change every 2 hours. The humanoid torque engineering is fairly stright forward. Self balancing. Record all movements, audio, and visual; straight forward. Be repairable, or parts replaceable. Use them initially as a type of drone.

3 days ago
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Confidence Shaken In Open Source Security Idealism

LifesABeach Re:I don't buy it (264 comments)

I was actually referring to a stone found in Egypt

5 days ago
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Microsoft, Facebook Declare European Kids Clueless About Coding, Too

LifesABeach Re:Read: IT wages in Europe rising (212 comments)

I'm certain places like India, and China have more "favorable" children?

about a week ago
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Lockheed Claims Breakthrough On Fusion Energy Project

LifesABeach Re:Of course! (564 comments)

Not height, depth.

about a week ago
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Confidence Shaken In Open Source Security Idealism

LifesABeach Re:I don't buy it (264 comments)

I think Rosetta could debate that on point.

about a week ago
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Confidence Shaken In Open Source Security Idealism

LifesABeach Re:I don't buy it (264 comments)

Pen and paper methods worked for thousands of years?

about a week ago
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Confidence Shaken In Open Source Security Idealism

LifesABeach Re: I don't buy it (264 comments)

coffee..on..keyboard,..damn,..cleaning..it..up..before..boss..gets..back

about a week ago
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Confidence Shaken In Open Source Security Idealism

LifesABeach Re:I don't buy it (264 comments)

"...the trust is left to the open source community, and is that really so different than leaving it to a corporation with closed source?"

Closed source works? They're the ones the bad guys make mega-bank on. Get real. So the holes are there, they get filled up in the FOSS world a lot faster than some other a== clown closed system, even factoring in that the close source community cares.

about a week ago
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First Man To Walk In Space Reveals How Mission Nearly Ended In Disaster

LifesABeach Re:Mars one? (122 comments)

The Wolves wouldn't be a problem. The Bears, that would be different. Though it would be interesting to see how long a Bear would take to open a CCCP'd space capsule.

about a week ago
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Proposed Hab Module For Asteroid Redirect Mission Could Support a Lunar Return

LifesABeach Re:Horse and Cart (55 comments)

Lets consider Show Offs, that would fun to watch.

about two weeks ago
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Proposed Hab Module For Asteroid Redirect Mission Could Support a Lunar Return

LifesABeach Re:Horse and Cart (55 comments)

I think "we" are the types of humans that said the same thing when a family member decided to look and see what was on the other side of the valley so many years ago.

about two weeks ago
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Proposed Hab Module For Asteroid Redirect Mission Could Support a Lunar Return

LifesABeach Re:Horse and Cart (55 comments)

Um, how many humans can survive on the moon, currently? Maybe putting the Hab on the moon would show something significant, like ones next breath?

about two weeks ago
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Proposed Hab Module For Asteroid Redirect Mission Could Support a Lunar Return

LifesABeach Re:Why send humans now (55 comments)

Maybe A/C's will not sound so uninformed in a couple of decades?

about two weeks ago

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I Met a Security Show Off

LifesABeach LifesABeach writes  |  more than 2 years ago

LifesABeach (234436) writes "The company I contract for has been hit by a series of invalid credit card purchases, and general over all hammering of their email servers by a software company offering to sell its security assistance. I smell fish 3 days in the sun. Any suggestions?"
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Be A Dungun Master, Go To Jail

LifesABeach LifesABeach writes  |  more than 3 years ago

LifesABeach (234436) writes "Seventh Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals rules on effects of playing D&D. Convict with a life sentence for murder had his D&D game confiscated by guards. Convict had found other convicts willing to play D&D. Guards stated that D&D is a threat to prison security. Convict sued for violation of First, and Fourteenth Amendment Rights. Guards argued that, "...games like D&D have “been found to promote competitive hostility, violence, and addictive escape behavior, which can compromise not only the inmate’s rehabilitation and effects of positive programming, but endanger the public and jeopardise the safety and security of the institution." Circuit Judges ruled in favour of Guards."
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Sky-mapping spacecraft lifts off from Cal coast

LifesABeach LifesABeach writes  |  more than 4 years ago

LifesABeach (234436) writes "A spacecraft launched into space early Monday on a mission to map the whole sky in search of hidden asteroids, comets and other celestial stuff. That's when I thought,"Could such a craft chart the Astroid Belt beyond Mars?". I figure there would a massive collection of different elements that could prove to be very useful."
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What Can A Client Do With Your Software Product?

LifesABeach LifesABeach writes  |  more than 5 years ago

LifesABeach writes "I am a Software Contractor currently creating a product for my client. It started out as a project just only for his business to use. Everything is Verbal; and yes, I know that it means anything beyond "Small Claims Statues" has to be in writing to be "Binding". I am about 4 weeks from completing the project, which started 4 months ago. About 2 months ago, my client said that this project could be "Branded" and used by other companies with my client, I did not agree, or disagree. Then a month ago, my client says that he plans to "sell" the technology to other companies for their needs, I did not agree, or disagree. I have not agreed, or disagreed with my clients "dreams" of business commerce. If I had known the Breath and Scope of this project, I would have discussed percentages, not flat hourly rates. How can I constructively change this project from "Hourly", to "Percentages"?"
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$300M Battery Contest

LifesABeach LifesABeach writes  |  more than 6 years ago

LifesABeach (234436) writes "Senator McCain has proposed a prize for a better automotive battery. If some enterprising person can solve this problem, robotics will indirectly receive a quantum leap in turnaround time between charges."
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LifesABeach LifesABeach writes  |  more than 7 years ago

LifesABeach writes "My job has come to a point where buying a laptop is needed; And the family finances can afford it. So during my web surfing, errrr product analysis, I discover that Microsoft XP/Vista will have the ability to shut my computer down, without my permission. I am beginning to think of the epic event in which Sony's idea of "protection" of their songs was deemed a "Root Kit." I do not have time to mess with some show off lawyer team chocking up the courts. When I buy my computer, Microsoft is NOT a part owner of it. My obvious concern is that I require the use of Linux along with the ability to test on that other OS. My question is, "is XP/Vista going to do something stupid by disabling MY computer in MY day to day normal use of MY Machine which is to multi-partition the hard drive for linux and give that other OS about 40 gig?""

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