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Quiet Cooling With a Copper Foam Heatsink

gTsiros there already are heatsinks (162 comments)

that under """normal""" use don't reach 50c without a fan

also, they are not the first to think about this. back in the athlon xp days i thought of a "hairbrush" like heatsink with many tiny copper strands
however, heat transfer from sink base to each "fiber" is relatively weak

yesterday
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Amputee Is German Long Jump Champion

gTsiros unfair advantage? (175 comments)

those claiming so are free to remove any extraneous limbs of their own

4 days ago
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Verizon Now Throttling Top 'Unlimited' Subscribers On 4G LTE

gTsiros what the hell are you doing on your cellphone (271 comments)

that takes 5 GB per month?

do you HAVE to stream entire movies and music to it?

why not copy stuff to its storage and maybe save some wireless bandwidth?

4 days ago
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Australian Government Moving Forward With Anti-Piracy Mandate For ISPs

gTsiros huh (125 comments)

Did anyone notice that *they* used the correct term "copyright infringement" while the story submitter used the incorrect term "piracy" ? It's usually the opposite happening.

5 days ago
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The First Person Ever To Die In a Tesla Is a Guy Who Stole One

gTsiros Re: Thrown from the vehicle (443 comments)

how do you know that he wasn't, an owner of a tesla vehicle?

about three weeks ago
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Watch Dogs Graphics and Gameplay: PC Vs. Xbox One, With Surprising Results

gTsiros Re: Unless you've spent $300 on a GPU... (210 comments)

you do realize /r/pcmasterrace is tongue-in-cheek at best? Something like /r/circlejerk

about three weeks ago
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Google Is Offering Free Coding Lessons To Women and Minorities

gTsiros Re:Raising Interest (376 comments)

is the busa comfortable for long trips?

about a month ago
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Did Russia Trick Snowden Into Going To Moscow?

gTsiros Re: Useful Idiot or Russian Agent (346 comments)

he set a personal example and proved this is something worth sacrificing yourself for.

i respect that. complete lunacy, but we do live in a crazy world.

about 2 months ago
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Goodbye, Ctrl-S

gTsiros I'd rather not use (521 comments)

a text editor that is so error prone that *needs* to autosave constantly("continuously"). Or software in general, for that matter.

about 2 months ago
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Report: YouTube Buying Twitch.tv For $1 Billion

gTsiros Re: Why is twitch popular? (142 comments)

I watch zisteau's inferno mines (and others) recently. Practically, i learn new techniques, ideas, etc.

about 2 months ago
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Zuckerberg's $100 Million Education Gift Solved Little

gTsiros Re: Proverb (335 comments)

I wish I was half the fool Zuckerberg is.

You do too, but you probably wouldn't admit it, even to yourself.

about 3 months ago
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UK ISPs To Send Non-Threatening Letters To Pirates

gTsiros Re: Insurance (93 comments)

... they can drop you?

about 3 months ago
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The Mere Promise of Google Fiber Sends Rivals Scrambling

gTsiros Re: Competition (258 comments)

yes there is

maybe both, if they share

about 3 months ago
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First Transistors Made Entirely of 2-D Materials

gTsiros Re: Two-Dimensional My Ass... (137 comments)

shadows are 2D.

then again, shadows aren't objects

about 3 months ago
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GitHub Open Sources Atom, Their Text Editor Based On Chromium

gTsiros Re: EMACS 2.0 (121 comments)

i feel really really sorry for using this phrase, but in this case i also feel it fits perfectly:

epic fail

about 3 months ago
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Wil Wheaton Announces New TV Show

gTsiros Re:Oh, it's on SyFy? (167 comments)

it's in the intro, even, wtf dude

about 4 months ago
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Department of Transportation Makes Rear View Cameras Mandatory

gTsiros Re:Grabs popcorn (518 comments)

this camera thing won't help. i promise you this. It won't make bad drivers into good drivers. No amount of technology can accomplish that.

about 4 months ago
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Why Steve Albini Still Prefers Analog Tape

gTsiros Re:how can you not play an audio file? (440 comments)

don't confuse the format, which is an abstract description, with the medium, which is a physical item, susceptible to physical damage.

but yeah, if the medium can't carry the abstraction through time, it's no good.

about a year ago

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