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Intel and SGI Test Full-Immersion Cooling For Servers

YoungManKlaus Strange method of water cooling... (101 comments)

Seriously, using the water and then dumping it? Why not just cool down the water (by using a passive radiator) and reuse it? I know at least one datacenter that does exactly this.

about a week ago
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German Wikipedia Has Problems With Paid Editing — and Threats of Violence

YoungManKlaus So much wrong with german wikipedia (55 comments)

essentially the mods are dickheads and there is a debate about every 2nd article if it meets the importance criteria as if they had to fit the whole think on a single floppy and need to save bytes.

about a week ago
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Will Living On Mars Drive Us Crazy?

YoungManKlaus Dont the russians do that since years? (150 comments)

I distinctly remember experiments like this being conduced already ages ago, iirc under russian lead, but with pretty much exactly the same setup (including communication delay).

about two weeks ago
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Should Patients Have the Option To Not Know Their DNA?

YoungManKlaus Hey, whats that rash? (157 comments)

better make a genome-test to find out!

about two weeks ago
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An Engineer's Eureka Moment With a GM Flaw

YoungManKlaus Re:Obligatory Fight Club (357 comments)

you forgot to calculate the revenue loss because of bad publicity.

about two weeks ago
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How Ford's Virtual Reality Lab Helps Engineers

YoungManKlaus Re:So what? (49 comments)

Apart from my other post: I think what most people are excited about is not so much the stereo vision, but that head-tracking can finally packed into the same unit with reasonable delays. Some years ago you still had to do crappy ir-cam-setups with dorky blips on your glasses for that and needed a small cluster for calculation (ok, I'm exaggerating, but you get the point)

about two weeks ago
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How Ford's Virtual Reality Lab Helps Engineers

YoungManKlaus Re:So what? (49 comments)

Ack, that should have gone in quotation marks. I also remember my 1st encounter with "consumer-grade" stereo glasses back in the 90s where there was an exhibition and you could "bungee-jump" from some tower (essentially a vr-headset - from sony iirc - and you jumped from a small podest into a bungee gear ... pretty impressive effect though, at least for my 10 year old self ;)).

about two weeks ago
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How Ford's Virtual Reality Lab Helps Engineers

YoungManKlaus So what? (49 comments)

Nobody ever said VR was anything new or something, its just new in the consumer field. I had an internship years ago building stuff based on a framework by Mercedes (iirc) which had awesome vr capabilities and could essentially drive you anything from a 3d-monitor to a cave-installation with back-projections on every wall

about two weeks ago
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Security Evaluation of the Tesla Model S

YoungManKlaus Others can do the same (93 comments)

Ohter vendors (at least one german one, though I dont remember which) can remote-unlock your car as well and noone complains.

about two weeks ago
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Toward Better Programming

YoungManKlaus Masochistic? No, just creative. (391 comments)

Or do you think an inventor or composer has someone to hold xir hand while xe works on something new and awesome?

about three weeks ago
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The Mystery of the 'Only Camera To Come Back From the Moon'

YoungManKlaus Who gives a damn about US law? (54 comments)

Surely not people in a Non-US country doing business with people from another Non-US country.
Stop pushing your broken morale on us!

about three weeks ago
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Fluke Donates Multimeters To SparkFun As Goodwill Gesture

YoungManKlaus All Hail E-Waste! (250 comments)

Because who cares about the environment, right?

about a month ago
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'Chicken From Hell' Unearthed In American Midwest

YoungManKlaus El Pollo Diablo! (78 comments)

Monkey Island knew it all along!

about a month ago
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Flash Is Dead; Long Live OpenFL!

YoungManKlaus Re:Native Targets? (166 comments)

on the other hand, who really cares about getting access to your machine if you can get access to all the browser-based info through some js exploit?

about a month ago
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Medicine Delivered By Flying Drones

YoungManKlaus How many more articles? (43 comments)

I mean seriously, its just packing X into a box, attaching it to a drone, and setting the delivery target. Could we also get new articles every time Amazon adds a new item and ships it for the first time? "X Delivered By UPS Guy, Didn't Break It!"

about 1 month ago

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