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Chinese-Built Cars Are Coming To the US Next Year

deconvolution Buyer beware (431 comments)

I think most Chinese manufacturers follow "what you get what you pay for" principle very well . They can produce product from "high quality" (such as iPhone) to "crap quality" depending on what price and strategy the buyers would accept. Walmart is infamous on calling all suppliers in one big conference room and taking a face-to-face auction to find out a fool who would accept a ridiculous low unit price but huge amount offer. The quality is just a matter about customer return percentage, who cares?

about 7 months ago

Dennis Ritchie, Creator of C Programming Language, Passed Away

deconvolution Thank you (725 comments)

I am NOT glad he's dead, I am also NOT glad he's gone.

more than 3 years ago

Over 7.5 Million Facebook Users Are Under 13

deconvolution In other words (194 comments)

Over 7.5M FBI's accounts on Facebook ... and they are men.

more than 3 years ago

Ultrasound Machine Ages Wine

deconvolution Cool, but I wont call it "a creation" (448 comments)

This gadget looks cool. However, Using ultrasound to improving the taste of wine & spirit like aged ones has been studied for years. It is classified as one of physical aging acceleration approaches and others including microwave, magnetic & electric fields, laser, etc and there is NOT any one approach being approved to improve every products with a general parameter settings. At least I heard of the ultrasound methods have been tested in the spirit produced from my hometown in China and it seems not dramatically improve the taste.

I believe that the major wine & spirit makers HAVE tested & applied for their products by these approaches for many years. In terms of our hometown case, commonly they applied a set of aging acceleration process to all their new products to improve the taste. For example, the one we often drink is mixed by naturally aged spirits with artificial accelerated new spirits in certain percentage. Regarding our experience the taste only has minor differences with the full naturally aged ones.

more than 6 years ago


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