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Stem Cell Treatment Found Effective For Rare Brain Disorder

boltik Can they grow me a Hypothalamus? (43 comments)

No cure for Aspergers? I'm back to my meaningless repetitive tasks.

about 2 years ago
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If I could print 1 replacement organ ...

boltik I'd print myself some organ here unlisted. (544 comments)

I would print myself a new set of beta cells. There are some more organs i was born without, unfortunately, there is nowhere on my body they can be connected.

about 2 years ago
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Australian Billionaire Wants To Build Jurassic Park-Style Resort

boltik Go for it! (409 comments)

Let the scientists make a s**tload of genetic and paleontologycal researches, and let the crazy guy pay for it.

about 2 years ago
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I believe humanity will first achieve ...

boltik Sci-Fi vs reality (637 comments)

The possible achievements are world peace and extinction. The other options are sci-fi.

more than 2 years ago
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McAfee Claims Successful Insulin Pump Attack

boltik Type 1 Diabetic. (196 comments)

BTW: 315 units of insulin is very fatal for me and most of non metabolic syndrome human. The "deep trouble" mr. Ward talking about is Cardiac Arrest. Means immediate death.

more than 2 years ago
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McAfee Claims Successful Insulin Pump Attack

boltik Type 1 Diabetic since 1995 (196 comments)

Using wireless insulin pump. I am an Electrical and Electronics Engeneer with specialization in computers and RF communication. I don't believe that anybody (McAfee employee or Al-Kaida terrorist) can possibly access my insulin pump or my Glucometer. My insulin pump can deliver 315 units of insulin in one go, without triggering any alert, if programmed or operated to do so. I use ~41 units of insulin per a day. It is 7 days, 16 hours and ~ 20 minutes of insulin. It is ~17% of 45 days. I am not worried, it is just a regular pile of FUD.

more than 2 years ago
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Bing Now Nearly As Good As Google — Says Microsoft

boltik Yeah, right... (405 comments)

Define "nearly" please.

more than 2 years ago
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I've lost more computers to ...

boltik I never lost a computer. (317 comments)

Some of them got misplaced after they became obsolete.

more than 2 years ago
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Most People Have Never Heard of CTRL+F

boltik CTRL-F? what's that? (567 comments)

I never heard of it. I will use F3 now to find out about it.

more than 2 years ago
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Arrr ye a pirate, matey?

boltik More then one correct answer? (572 comments)

I infrequently download pirated media or software. I also received letters from so called "copyright holders" asking me to stop.

more than 4 years ago
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Why Are Digital Hearing Aids So Expensive?

boltik You paying for lot of stuff (727 comments)

5$ - parts
100$ - engineering
1095$ - litigation expenses.

more than 4 years ago
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1,600 Names Suggested Daily For FBI's Watch List

boltik Where is the list? (168 comments)

How do i check if my name is on the list?

more than 4 years ago
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South Korea Deploys Cloned Drug-Sniffing Dogs

boltik It will lower the crime fighting costs. Great math (154 comments)

A 239000$ dog will make seizure of 25$ hash stick from citizen cheaper and more effective. Lets assume that police dogs live 10 years, and work every day. If this dog can sniff on average 2.6 hash sticks more than regular dog in one day,he will cover his costs with hashish. The only problem with this plan is that there is no way for a government to get economical or other benefits from confiscated drugs.

about 5 years ago
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$33 Million In Poker Winnings Seized By US Govt

boltik American government won, mafia lost. (465 comments)

In "Who can steal more" competition. I believe this time they "score" more $$$ than mafia in the famous airport robbery.

more than 5 years ago
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Bohemian Rhapsody On Old Hardware

boltik Re:Takedown? (137 comments)

hold-on, so if I copyright my fart "noise", can I stop anyone else from farting the same peculiar notes? how long is a composition?

No one can't stop nobody from farting.
But if you can afford 500k$+ copyright lawyer, you can extort somebody who farted.
If you have millions - you can even jail them in some countries (USA,iran,russia. In sweden they will appeal).

more than 5 years ago
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Where's Your Coding Happy Place?

boltik The usual place. (508 comments)

My mom's basement.

more than 4 years ago
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The Exact Cause of the Zune Meltdown

boltik Its a good downtime rate! (465 comments)

Apparently some devices won't work one day every 4 years.
It is less than 0.07% downtime.
I believe it is better than most of MS products.

more than 5 years ago

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