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Prince of Sealand Dies At 91

XrayJunkie Prince of (218 comments)

When I read the words "prince of ..." it just happens to autocomplete with persia.
Anyone else has this problem?

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Half-Life of DNA is 521 Years, Jurassic Park Impossible After All

XrayJunkie Time travel (315 comments)

With time travel, jurassic parc can become reality. I already created a kickstarter project.

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Unusual Discovery of New African Monkey Species

XrayJunkie Most importantly (71 comments)

Do they guard a huge amount of diamonds?

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Google Delays Nexus Q Launch, Pre-Orders Get It Free

XrayJunkie Ahhh yeaah (69 comments)

" postpone the consumer launch of Nexus Q while we work on making it even better.'"
should be
" postpone the consumer launch of Nexus Q to fix critical bugs"

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Windows 8 Graphics: Microsoft Has Hardware-Accelerated Everything

XrayJunkie Re:Maybe it's just me (563 comments)

Its a new Windows with a new interface for new computing machinery. You dont upgrade your hardware because you want to run a new OS. Windows just uses hardware acceleration because its included (cpu or gfx) in every sold system nowadays.

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Mosquitos Have Little Trouble Flying in the Rain

XrayJunkie Has someone notified ... (186 comments)

... Batman about this problem?

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University of Florida Eliminates Computer Science Department

XrayJunkie Re:The Department of Redundancy Department (628 comments)

... and again I am reminded to Idiocracy [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Idiocracy] ...

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Google Drive Launching Next Week With 5GB Free Space

XrayJunkie Buy Dropbox (265 comments)

I guess it will end this way ... or facebook will do it.

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McAfee Claims Successful Insulin Pump Attack

XrayJunkie Waiting for ... (196 comments)

the first script kiddie frameworks
For each adrPump in pumpList do ...

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New Doctor Who Companion Announced

XrayJunkie Female companion? (255 comments)

Take Sigourney Weaver!
No more problems with aliens of any kind ;-)

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Microsoft Shows Off Adaptive, Multilingual Text to Speech System

XrayJunkie Babelfish (171 comments)

Just put a fish into your ear!
Works for all non-terrestrial languages

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Gate One Brings Text-mode Surfing To the Web, Quake-Style

XrayJunkie Re:Servers ran out of memory (71 comments)

... and this is a story related to SSH.

I just read Quake-style ...

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Open Source Robotic Surgeon

XrayJunkie Stop by (42 comments)

A first post ... but i dont have time. I am scheduled for surgery after next apt-get upgrade.

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Iran's Smart Concrete Can Cope With Earthquakes and Bombs

XrayJunkie Old school (609 comments)

Robot snakes?
Aren't laser sharks not used any more?

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Why Tesla Cars Aren't Bricked By Failing Batteries

XrayJunkie You know... (362 comments)

... running out of gas turns a car with a combustion engine into a brick.
Same with damage engine, flat tires, ...

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Gates Foundation Makes Progress On Reinvented Toilets

XrayJunkie Re:KISS Principle (167 comments)

Thats right, but if you want more "advanced" products, you need advanced production systems.
There are some products that realize a good idea, but look around: new, better products come along with high-tech and feature rich functionality often realized by new materials, more software, state-of-the-art electronics and so on. And that is what brings an economy forward. Examples: Direct Manufactoring (http://dmrc.uni-paderborn.de/en/about-dmrc/?cHash=3be59309b4fe2e5a416267b052bcf74f), Molded interconnect devices (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Molded_interconnect_device).

There are so many research initiatives (at least in germany) to push intelligent systems (buzzword: cyber physical systems) forward.

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Pharmacy On-a-chip Dispenses Drugs Automatically

XrayJunkie Automation (74 comments)

This way, I can start the week with some happy pills to get through work and end it friday with a high dose of coffein - totally automated! Amazing!

more than 2 years ago
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Female Passengers Say They Were Targeted For TSA Body Scanners

XrayJunkie A bit more obvious ... (572 comments)

... would be a print key ;-)

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What the iPad 3 Looks Like

XrayJunkie Using a pen (471 comments)

I would really like to use a pen with a tablet. So far, only a few alternatives are available. The Galaxy Note is waaaaay to small - it should be at least 10" and comparable to current tablet models. There is the XOOM, but it is (afaik) not available right now.

Do you have any idea why most companies dont go for the additional input method? Constructive answers much appreciated.

more than 2 years ago

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