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Jackie Chan Discs Help Boost Solar Panel Efficiency

cheater512 Re:Mass produce! (147 comments)

37 year payoff is 'barely' not worth it? When the panel efficiency starts drooping somewhat at the 20 - 25 year mark?
A 250 Watt panel doesn't stay at 250 Watts - it drops over time.

It would also be an extremely poor investment.
40 year investment = $16.02 return.
A crappy 1% interest savings account for the same $200 over 40 years = $98 profit.

For something to be a smart investment, it has to pay better than a crappy virtually risk free savings account.
Hell in 10 or 15 years politicians might wake up and decide Nuclear was actually the right solution and then you'd lose money!

4 hours ago
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Jackie Chan Discs Help Boost Solar Panel Efficiency

cheater512 Re:Mass produce! (147 comments)

We are going to need 2,200% or 22,000% changes for solar, not 22%.

9 hours ago
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WaveNET – the Floating, Flexible Wave Energy Generator

cheater512 Re:Niche energy (74 comments)

Which is why Youtube has tons of over unity 'free energy' videos. They say the same thing.

Its that damn reality that keeps getting in the way!

11 hours ago
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Jackie Chan Discs Help Boost Solar Panel Efficiency

cheater512 Re:Mass produce! (147 comments)

Solar panels = Small percentage of power production
Small percentage * 1.22 = Small percentage, just a shade higher.

Its not a game changer. Its just a nice development.

11 hours ago
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Two Google Engineers Say Renewables Can't Cure Climate Change

cheater512 Re:Deliberate (620 comments)

But green has a few problems which will probably be solved any minute now and then the issue will go away?

Nuclear works, green doesn't. Getting the twits around the world to stop shutting down safe plants would be a good start to reducing CO2.

2 days ago
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Launching 2015: a New Certificate Authority To Encrypt the Entire Web

cheater512 Re:quick question (210 comments)

Err so your eyes have been closed? Or you are saying crap on the internet without actually looking at all?

Mozilla's CA list: https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/...

Quick search shows:
Spain
Turkey
Taiwan
Hong Kong
Japan
Netherlands
France

2 days ago
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UK Hotel Adds Hefty Charge For Bad Reviews Online

cheater512 Re:Ask the credit card for a refund (306 comments)

I can do charge backs from within my internet banking. Seems pretty straight forward to me?

about a week ago
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Launching 2015: a New Certificate Authority To Encrypt the Entire Web

cheater512 Re:quick question (210 comments)

If and only if they are able to add their root public key to the user's computer will their fraudulently issued certificates successfully validate.

Erm what do you mean 'if'? They DO have their own CA's added to all browsers. Lots of governments do.

about a week ago
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Google's Lease of NASA Airfield Criticized By Consumer Group

cheater512 Re:what? (138 comments)

NASA isn't losing any money so there is no subsidy.

NASA uses a lot of jet fuel, thus gets a cheaper rate.
NASA sells the cheaper fuel at a profit to Google.
Google gets it cheaper than they could if they bought it directly.

Its just smart business, not ripping off the tax payer at all.

about two weeks ago
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Tor Project Mulls How Feds Took Down Hidden Websites

cheater512 Re:fenced swimming pool (135 comments)

The bus drivers swap multiple times per trip and can't see the passengers and can't talk to them.

about two weeks ago
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Police Body Cam Privacy Exploitation

cheater512 Re:Legalities (301 comments)

Video gets taken down, media company gets no penalty.

Duh.

about two weeks ago
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Tor Project Mulls How Feds Took Down Hidden Websites

cheater512 Re:fenced swimming pool (135 comments)

Err wtf. That analogy doesn't work at all.

It is a swimming pool that everyone can swim in, but they don't know the physical location of the pool because they get there by a bus which takes a random route and they have black bags over their heads.

about two weeks ago
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EFF Hints At Lawsuit Against Verizon For Its Stealth Cookies

cheater512 Re:AT&T doing same but here's the opt-out link (81 comments)

Its surprising more people don't do this. 205.234.28.93 is easily remembered and just rolls off the tip of your tongue.

about three weeks ago
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Australian Courts Will Be Able To See Your Browsing History

cheater512 Re:The Australian government was elected (182 comments)

Who won't get a majority, so the law will still pass no matter who you vote for.

about three weeks ago
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Australian Courts Will Be Able To See Your Browsing History

cheater512 Re:The Australian government was elected (182 comments)

Both Labor and Liberals support this. Its going to happen no matter who you vote for.

about three weeks ago
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Buying Goods To Make Nuclear Weapons On eBay, Alibaba, and Other Platforms

cheater512 Re:If so damn many people are making nukes (260 comments)

Not quite. The secondary uses for guns are pretty small compared to the primary one 'putting big bloody holes in things'.

Where as peroxide has an awful lot of uses, one of them just happens to be explosive.

about three weeks ago
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Denmark Plans To Be Coal-Free In 10 Years

cheater512 Re:This is the future (332 comments)

Sorry I must have misread something. I saw no part that mentioned being more efficient or lowering energy usage.

Its just more morally acceptable to waste the same amount of power if it is 'green' power.

about a month ago
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The Airplane of the Future May Not Have Windows

cheater512 Re:Fine, if (286 comments)

Maybe angling the seats so they aren't actually flat could let gravity cancel most of it out. No clue what the angle would have to be.

about a month ago
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Car Thieves and Insurers Vote On Keyless Car Security

cheater512 Re:Really don't get this... (221 comments)

How does a key cut book help you get in to a random specific car?

about a month ago

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