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The Decreasing Impact of Death In Sci-fi

greenskyx Wash (373 comments)

Sadly I'm pretty sure Wash is dead and won't be coming back.

more than 3 years ago
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The Uncertain Future of NYC's Last Arcade

greenskyx Re:gotta reinvent (188 comments)

Ground Kontrol is GREAT and they just finished their re-model. (http://remodel.groundkontrol.com/)

more than 3 years ago
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Tobacco Virus Could Boost Li Batteries

greenskyx Re:10-fold increase? (161 comments)

It's especially good because electric vehicles are around 4x as efficient as internal combustion engines. The Leaf uses larger flat sheets of batteries to increase their ability to release excess heat.

more than 3 years ago
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Apple vs. Google TVs

greenskyx Re:What about ROKU? (403 comments)

Good point, if you have a bad internet connection Roku would not be a good candidate for you. Sorry to hear that.

more than 4 years ago
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Apple vs. Google TVs

greenskyx What about ROKU? (403 comments)

Or if you don't want to build your own, what about Roku? Their lowest box is almost 1/2 the cost of the Apple TV. For $60 you get a pretty nice box.

more than 4 years ago
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VMware Looks To Acquire Novell's SUSE Unit

greenskyx Re:why not just acquire all of Novell (161 comments)

Agreed. Miguel rocks. Just look at how well Mono is doing. It's being widely used to write iPhone/pod/pad applications with MonoTouch and it they are extending the tool so it can write Android applications as well.

more than 4 years ago
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Steam Client for Mac Launches, Linux Client On the Way

greenskyx MS Buyout (572 comments)

Looks like Valve is trying to get bought out by Microsoft.

more than 4 years ago
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Google Preparing iPad Rival?

greenskyx Re:Adam or Dell mini 5 (397 comments)

The mini 5 looks appealing because it's Android and because it would fit in a larger pants pocket. The Adam because of the screen, the camera and it looks like a nice tablet. Both of them because of Android.

more than 4 years ago
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Google Preparing iPad Rival?

greenskyx Adam or Dell mini 5 (397 comments)

I'm holding off for the Notion Ink Adam or the Dell Mini 5.

more than 4 years ago
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Nearby Star Forecast To Skirt Solar System

greenskyx What an opportunity (135 comments)

With light speed travel so unlikely it's a rare chance to visit another solar system (if we're still around then).

more than 4 years ago
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Toyotas Suddenly Accelerate; Owners Up In Arms

greenskyx Re:I have seen this... (1146 comments)

HAHA... My Ford Aspire had that EXACT same issue!

about 5 years ago
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New Wheel of Time Book — Chapter One Online, Released Oct 27

greenskyx Re:BRANDON SANDERSON! (269 comments)

Yeah, I just started that one. So far it's great, but I didn't want to recommend it until I had read it fully.

more than 5 years ago
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New Wheel of Time Book — Chapter One Online, Released Oct 27

greenskyx BRANDON SANDERSON! (269 comments)

The author of the new Wheel of Time Book rules. He is a fairly new author, but has some awesome books. They are some of the best epic fantasy books I've ever read. I highly suggest you read Elantris (http://www.brandonsanderson.com/book/Elantris) or Mistborn (http://www.brandonsanderson.com/book/Mistborn).

more than 5 years ago
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How To Teach Programming To Kids, Via XBox

greenskyx Re:programming without typing? (124 comments)

Sweet. I started on a TI-82 sometime around then too. My first program was a Russian roulette program where the user had to pick 1-6 and if they picked the wrong number they died. Since I didn't know how to generate a random number, I hard coded the "kill" number in. After I figured out how to generate a random number I didn't look back. I agree, give coders a language/environment they can easily jump into and they will get it. :D

more than 5 years ago
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What is Your Favorite Fictional Company?

greenskyx Re:Blue Sun Corporation (1086 comments)

I have to vote for Planet Express...

more than 7 years ago

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