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Google Buys iPhone Search App, Kills It

Via_Patrino GOTO is evil (223 comments)

GOTO is evil

more than 4 years ago

Google Buys iPhone Search App, Kills It

Via_Patrino You got that wrong (223 comments)

The "do no evil" is how about Google deal with its users, not with the competition, in this case IPhone from Apple.

more than 4 years ago

Star Wars TV Show Tainted By Memories of Jar Jar

Via_Patrino Christmas special (474 comments)

Who doesn't remember that Christmas special? Can't be worse than that.

more than 4 years ago

China Slams Clinton's Call For Internet Freedom

Via_Patrino Operation freedom (235 comments)

Those people really lack diplomacy, freedom is not seem the same way everywhere in the world which makes the use of that word to have different meanings.

I don't see the US supporting the freedom in the internet to selling illegal drugs, sending spam, prostitution, DMCA, ...

Likewise is totally acceptable that other countries impose restrictions to Internet use where there is concern to that community, like to pornography until issues of age checking and privacy are addressed.

Surely China's censorship is outrageous but US needs to make a point: What exactly are you talking about? How that compares to others country sovereignty and general laws?

This kind of "freedom speech" is just for the internal audience.

more than 4 years ago

Motorola Takes Android To China, With Or Without Google

Via_Patrino Would Google leave if they were winning the game? (42 comments)

Would Google leave if they were winning the game? Surely not, Communist Party support to Baidu is working as expected.

more than 4 years ago

Cellphone Radiation May Protect Brain From Alzheimers

Via_Patrino So ... it DOES affects the brain (254 comments)

If this study is confirmed it should also prove that cellphones DOES affect the brain. You may not get Alzheimer but, it can, temporally or definitive, affects how your brain works. Like making bad decisions while using your cell phone or get some kind of dementia.

more than 4 years ago

World's First Integrated Twin-Lens 3D Camcorder

Via_Patrino No 3D TV in the living room (162 comments)

For a 3D TV to work properly you should use it in a dark room (with dark walls) and preferably with a big screen otherwise you'll get insane headaches.

That's because otherwise you'll perceive not just the TV flipping but the whole environment around it and your body is not just used to that.

They should release just 3D glasses with lcd (oled) monitors within the glasses, that would be much cheaper and practical.

It's also better to expect the 240Hz TVs that are scheduled to release.

more than 4 years ago

Microsoft Bing Search Launches Early Preview

Via_Patrino Redundant results (310 comments)

It doesn't merge results from a same website.

more than 5 years ago

Microsoft Bing Search Launches Early Preview

Via_Patrino Huge amount of text ads (310 comments)

What first impress me is the huge amount of ads in the search results. Searching for "sql server" I can only see two real results before having to scroll the page and is hard to distinguish the ads on the top of the page, from the real results.

more than 5 years ago

Cryptography Expert Sounds Alarm At Possible Math Hack

Via_Patrino SSL (236 comments)

Protocols like SSL (TLS Handshake) can make others send you feedback according to your input.

more than 6 years ago



Round robin not power efficient

Via_Patrino Via_Patrino writes  |  more than 6 years ago

Via_Patrino (702161) writes "While having to distribute load between several servers, round robin, or any other technique which balances load equally, is usually the most common approach because of its simplicity. But a recent study shows that trying to accumulate load on some servers can improve energy efficiency because the other servers will be mostly unused during off-peak periods and then able to make better use of power saving methods. Specially where load involves lots of concurrent power-consuming TCP connections which was the study case when a new load balancing algorithm resulted in an overall 30% power savings."

Magnetic fields related to Alzheimer's disease

Via_Patrino Via_Patrino writes  |  more than 7 years ago

Via_Patrino (702161) writes "A study on California pacients show people exposed to magnetic fields (MF) are more likely to develop Alzheimer's disease (AD). 'Elevated occupational MF exposure was associated with an increased risk of AD'. The study focused on low frequency magnetic fields, like the ones of transmission lines, CRT monitors and TV tubes, but high frequency fields of cell phones and wireless devices have a similar nature and could have the same effects."


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