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Favorite "Go!" Phrase?

Travco "Let's roll Kato!" (701 comments)

'nuff said? Britt Reid in the 60's "Green Hornet" Kato was played by Bruce Lee

about 2 months ago

Ask Slashdot: In What Other Occupations Are IT Skills and Background Useful?

Travco Television and Radio (158 comments)

Both these are becoming more and more about the computers that actually do the work and the production people have NO idea how to get the most out of their equipment. Even the engineering staff (that's Me), frequently has problems with networking and programming for various background functions.

about 3 months ago

A Bid To Take 3D Printing Mainstream

Travco Re:clunky software? (143 comments)

Have you tried Sketchup? Even the pro version is relatively inexpensive and WOW! intuitive.

about 5 months ago

Why You Shouldn't Buy a UHD 4K TV This Year

Travco OLED (271 comments)

OLED is the tops for image. The "depth" of the black pixels makes the OLED image SO superior to anything else, it beats pixel count no end.

about 10 months ago

Compared to my 1st computer's memory ...

Travco Re:Missing alternative (587 comments)

>1 billion times My first computer was the Digicomp 1 with a miraculous (I think) 6 three bit bytes of plastic straw memory.

about a year ago

Microsoft Releases Internet Explorer 10 For Windows 7

Travco When are they fixing it for Win 8? (321 comments)

I don't know how many people are using the touch interface. But it doesn't work for drop down menus. Either you have to use another browser on Win 8 or you can't use the touch interface.

about a year and a half ago

As 4G Seeps In, Verizon Offers Cheap(er) No-Contract 3G Plans

Travco You Gotta' be KIDDIN" me! (67 comments)

I get 2.5 gig data and messaging and 300min phone for $25 bucks. Of course that deal is not available now, it's gone up to $35. Oh yeah the phone cost $100.

about a year and a half ago

Kinected Browser Lets You Flick Through Websites

Travco Better Mousetrap (46 comments)

A company called Zigfu ( with five employees, has a plugin that lets Any browser work with the Kinect (through Javascript). I wonder why Monstersoft can't accomplish the same level of performance.

about 2 years ago

Planetary Resources Confirms Plan To Mine Asteroids

Travco Re:What could possibly go wrong? (500 comments)

"Trying to teach a pig to sing wastes your time and only annoys the pig"
Robert A. Heinlein

more than 2 years ago

Planetary Resources Confirms Plan To Mine Asteroids

Travco Re:just in time (500 comments)

Everyone knows the way to solve problems is to keep doing the same ineffective things 'till suddenly by magic they work!
New efforts are NEVER helpfull.

more than 2 years ago

Planetary Resources Confirms Plan To Mine Asteroids

Travco Re:More valuable if they keep it in space (500 comments)

"Producing life support materials in situ is the holy grail of space exploration"
Not to mention construction materials. This is what NASA should have been working on for the past 30 years instead of the ISS

more than 2 years ago

Thousands of Blackbirds Fall From Sky Dead

Travco Re:Comment from the article... ? (577 comments)

I don't know about Siberian micro-tornadoes but, I have seen a Michigan version. NOT a dust devil. This was a warm summer day, I was bicycling down a country road and heard an unusual sound - sort of a rushing/sucking sound. The location was sharply defined as I rode by so I turned around and rode back to the loudest point and stopped. I couldn't see anything when I first stopped, but as I stood there the "tornado" crossed a patch of dirt and became vizable due to the dust it sucked up. I was no more than ten feet from it and felt no unusual breeze but it was forming a very nice column as high as I could see about 12 - 18 inches across. The MOST unusual thing I've ever seen.

more than 3 years ago

'Old School' Arcade Still Popular In NYC

Travco Re:Why has no one made a video game museum? (177 comments)

Having been a Video game service person in the early 80's I can tell you why your dream can't come true. Many of the early games depended on short run parts that were unreliable and are now Gone. Most of them could be emulated with no trouble but then you could have the museum in your own home (MAME)

more than 4 years ago

'Old School' Arcade Still Popular In NYC

Travco Pinball Hall Of Fame (177 comments)

The Only place for Pinball. Over three hundred games on site, over a thousand in the worlds largest collection. The proprietor has been in the biz for almost 40 years and can tell you anything you want to know about any game you can name. And for you youngsters he has twenty or so classic videos.

more than 4 years ago


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