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Who's On WhatsApp, and Why?

ellep In the Netherlands.. (280 comments)

Almost everyone I know that has a smartphone (~80% of the people I know) uses WhatsApp for messaging one-to-one and for groups.

about 7 months ago

Moving the Linux Kernel Console To User-Space

ellep Re:Rule no 1 (311 comments)

If it ain't broken, fix 'till it is. fix some more until it is no longer broken. repeat.

about a year and a half ago

ITU To Choose Emergency Line For Mobiles: 911, or 112?

ellep Re:Why not both? (354 comments)

The best part of the alcohol thingies is that if you do decide to use the one in your car to check your ability to drive, you are then breaking the law, as you will be driving without a (unused) alcohol thingie in your car.

about 2 years ago

Who Is Your Favorite Fictional Robot or Android?

ellep Re:Sexist Much? (608 comments)

I vote Crushinator.

more than 2 years ago

What's Keeping You On Windows?

ellep Re:What keeps me (1880 comments)

I second that, although IT just told me I may run linux on my 'old' (1yr old) laptop when my 'new' laptop arrives. The new one will probably only be used to gather dust and an occasional e-mail.

more than 2 years ago

Loudspeakers around my home:

ellep Re:You mean a stand-alone device with analog input (135 comments)

No, most phones have two. One for reasonable quality close-to-ear voice, and one loud-but-appaling-quality for handsfree, ringtones and making all music sound exactly the same

more than 2 years ago

Including webcams, phones, etc, I own X cameras:

ellep Re:device or camera? (248 comments)

Does my cardboard box with a tiny hole punched in one side and a translucent foil on the opposite count? After all that's the original camera (obscura)

more than 3 years ago

Maximum Items You've Powered From a Single Outlet

ellep Re:230V 16A (497 comments)

Its just that a normal Dutch or German socket is twice the size of a US one, in both diameter and depth.

more than 3 years ago

Maximum Items You've Powered From a Single Outlet

ellep Re:230V 16A (497 comments)

Yes, in mainland Europe it is quite common to have only 230V 16A circuits. And each proper extension cord can handle 16A, so chaining them is not really a problem unless the total load is over 3,6KW Reminds me of when we had an American over at our company and he asked for an extension cord. He looked really shocked when we gave him one.

more than 3 years ago


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