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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


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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Report: YouTube Buying 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

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

UK ISPs To Send Non-Threatening Letters To Pirates

gTsiros Re: Insurance (93 comments)

... they can drop you?

about 3 months ago

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

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

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

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

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

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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