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Scientists Determine New Way To Untangle Proteins By Unboiling an Egg

Triklyn Re:Wow .... (149 comments)

steak from the oven, finish on the pan, or vice versa. medium rare, no grey band, and dragging a fork across the crust sounded like dragging a fork across a brick.

maybe the crust was a bit too crunchy but hey, it was delicious.

yesterday
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Scientists Determine New Way To Untangle Proteins By Unboiling an Egg

Triklyn Re:Wow .... (149 comments)

they probably use a strong friggin detergent to untangle everything too. which ingesting might be... you know, terrible for your insides.

yesterday
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Calif. DMV Back-Pedals On Commercial-Plate Mandate For Ride-Share Drivers

Triklyn Re:Backfired (203 comments)

why is the necktie so long? and do we really need all the light from the bonfi... oh wait, you guys, this has all been a misunderstanding... i'm really active, i go out in the sun a lot... you guys?

yesterday
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Calif. DMV Back-Pedals On Commercial-Plate Mandate For Ride-Share Drivers

Triklyn Re:Insurance (203 comments)

by that argument, why should commercial drivers have commercial insurance at all? or a commercial license? if the dividing line between commercial and private insurance and licenses is so arbitrary, you'd have to apply that arbitrary standard to the other side of the equation too.

the commercial insurance vs personal insurance is a more important matter.

if you drive people around for a living on personal insurance. you're basically defrauding your insurance company.

yesterday
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Researchers Moot "Teleportation" Via Destructive 3D Printing

Triklyn Re:That's not Teleportation! (162 comments)

yeah, but we're talking all the data that makes a you a you, in less time than it takes your body to realize it's dead.

think about it, you're basically talking ablating a person and capturing each bit that's blasted off.

some of those bits are serving the purpose of keeping other bits in the bits pile that is you.

some of those bits flow like blood.... wait.

3 days ago
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New Advance Confines GMOs To the Lab Instead of Living In the Wild

Triklyn Re:Mutations and natural selection (130 comments)

they won't die, that's what redundancy is for. a living bacteria that incorporates an extra chunk of genetic material won't die simply because the extra chunk requires something else to function. It'll just be non-functional, which doesn't mean it won't mutate within wild-type.

also, i was under the impression that the things that only the control mechanisms required the nifty amino acids, but the nifty bits probably wouldn't.

3 days ago
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Researchers Moot "Teleportation" Via Destructive 3D Printing

Triklyn Re:Fax machine (162 comments)

really? faxing is pretty rare these days.

3 days ago
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Researchers Moot "Teleportation" Via Destructive 3D Printing

Triklyn Re:this is why teleportation never made sense (162 comments)

where do you think the red shirts come from? why there's an endless supply of them? and why they don't seem to be worried about their shirt color?

they don't know how dangerous their fashion choice is because each mission is their first and last.

3 days ago
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Researchers Moot "Teleportation" Via Destructive 3D Printing

Triklyn Re:That's not Teleportation! (162 comments)

the artificial limitation would probably be the technical limitation. storage space and bandwidth. taking a person apart piece by piece... seems pretty fucking fatal if done anywhere in the vicinity of non-instantly.

and the positional data for each atom... that's a shit ton of information to transmit, and write.

3 days ago
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Researchers Moot "Teleportation" Via Destructive 3D Printing

Triklyn Re:Simpson's did it!!! (162 comments)

my break in consciousness would be scary, but no more scary than going to sleep. I don't like the idea of killing myself every time i teleport. but in the broadest sense. Honestly, i wouldn't notice. Like i don't notice that I could be being cloned and killed every time i go to sleep.

I used to be adamant against dying through teleportation, but once i got argued to the point about sleep i was like... ok, that makes sense and is a perfect analogy.

3 days ago
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Should Disney Require Its Employees To Be Vaccinated?

Triklyn Re:Yes. (655 comments)

yes, but should it not be your employers right to do with his capital what he will? it's his money.

4 days ago
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Should Disney Require Its Employees To Be Vaccinated?

Triklyn Re:Yes. (655 comments)

i did too, it involves the purchase of bullets and hunting licenses. in fact, it makes money.

4 days ago
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New Advance Confines GMOs To the Lab Instead of Living In the Wild

Triklyn Re:Mutations and natural selection (130 comments)

i'm not concerned if they survive or not, i'm concerned if wild bacteria can pick over their corpses and get weird.

4 days ago
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New Advance Confines GMOs To the Lab Instead of Living In the Wild

Triklyn Re:Mutations (130 comments)

bacteria trade DNA all the time. and there's tons of redundancy. they pick it up just randomly, deposit it randomly, swap at the drop of a hat etc etc. we've got bacterial dna that just got swapped into us, somewhere down the line. it's like one giant gene swapping orgy.

4 days ago
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New Advance Confines GMOs To the Lab Instead of Living In the Wild

Triklyn Re:Distressing summary (130 comments)

it's also literally the most obvious comparison that springs to mind for anybody who has been alive for the past 20 years.

i'm pretty sure the researchers working on this must have been thinking to themselves. please don't "find a way" please don't "find a way".

4 days ago
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New Advance Confines GMOs To the Lab Instead of Living In the Wild

Triklyn Re:I`ll be the pessimist (130 comments)

... and as we know

http://www.the-scientist.com/?...

doesn't ever happen.

they better bathe every fucking thing in sterilizing UV going into and out of that negative pressure clean room.

4 days ago
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New Advance Confines GMOs To the Lab Instead of Living In the Wild

Triklyn Re:Mutations and natural selection (130 comments)

the ingenuity of random chance is pretty fucking terrifying though. do they know that they caught all the redundancies? and we're not talking about 1 generation a year either, we're talking about 1 generation every 30 minutes. we've got bacteria that can survive fucking boiling. we really think a thing like... crippling protein production is going to stop bacteria?

4 days ago
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Doxing Victim Zoe Quinn Launches Online "Anti-harassment Task Force"

Triklyn Re:Slashdot stance on #gamergate (685 comments)

nuance is a good thing. my perspective, as an outsider with a slight bent toward the GG, due to my love of gaming, and a sympathy for the causes "SJW" espouse, is that it doesn't seem like the SJW has a very nuanced view of... well social justice.

why are you for what you're for, what are the consequences, what are the root causes, how best to address them? you want gender equality, in the work place, in the video game, etc etc. so do i? does this extend to selective service? family leave is working toward true equality. how do we address pay equity, what are the actual numbers? why are boys doing so poorly in school, how do we address sexual violence on college campuses, why are women not getting into tech? how do we fix the "boys club" atmosphere at the top level of academia and business? what profession do women want to get into, and why? are we as a society keeping them from going where they want? or do they just not want to go there? maybe they don't want to go there because of societal nudges.

but apparently, screw all that, because everybody complaining about the volume is a "neck beard" and against gender equality.

I cringe at the term Social Justice warrior. social is fine. justice implies someone is a fault that someone must be punished... this in itself is alienating. warrior, takes on a religious connotation. and is a bit of a childish idea. if you want to call yourself anything, call yourself an advocate for social equality.

5 days ago
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Doxing Victim Zoe Quinn Launches Online "Anti-harassment Task Force"

Triklyn Re:Who cares? (685 comments)

certainly how it's become for me. especially true of hasselton drivel.

5 days ago

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