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Solar Roadways Project Beats $1M Goal, Should Enter Production

home-electro.com Re:Why? (311 comments)

Bitcoins

about 7 months ago
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Solar Roadways Project Beats $1M Goal, Should Enter Production

home-electro.com Re:Deja vu (311 comments)

There are so many obvious issues here, it is not even funny. What is funny, is that when you bring them up people go "oh, you are so negative"

about 7 months ago
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Solar Roadways Project Beats $1M Goal, Should Enter Production

home-electro.com Re:Deja vu (311 comments)

Roads are not flat. All highways are curved with sides being lower when the center. Even the slightest inclination of the road will force to make an angled seem between the tiles, which will create a significant vibration in that place of the road. It will be destroyed in a matter of months.

about 7 months ago
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Are Glowing, Solar Smart Roads the Future?

home-electro.com Re:Costs?!?? (193 comments)

Who cares about the glass? Massive infrastructure, expensive hardware, expensive installation, maintenance and repair. Just those alone make the projet non-feasible.

I have a feeling it would not be economically sensible even if they donated the panels for free

about 7 months ago
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Customer: Dell Denies Speaker Repair Under Warranty, Blames VLC

home-electro.com Re:Force them to warrenty whole unit.. (526 comments)

You are on a wrong web-site. Slashdot is for nerds. You just posted such utter non-sense, you can't be a nerd. Go away.

about a year ago
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Who Is Liable When a Self-Driving Car Crashes?

home-electro.com Re: Efficiency. (937 comments)

Yes it is funny to hear people say "I don't want to trust my life to software". Then the same people have no problem flying on airplanes, that today completely depend on 100% reliable software. But driverless car? "No-no, I don't trust computer."

about a year ago
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A 'Smart' Bathroom Mirror Powered by Android (Video)

home-electro.com Re:Wrong audience (71 comments)

Geeky females also do not spend a lot of time in front of mirror. So it fails there, too.

about a year ago
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Startup Touts All-in-One Digital Credit Card

home-electro.com No support for chip and pin yet? (222 comments)

YET????

I wonder how they are planning on supporting it. Apparently chip-and-pin was created specifically to prevent cloning. Here in Canada chip and pin are everywhere, I think all of my cards are chipped now.I can't imaging USA being too far behind.

The project is stillborn

about a year ago
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Knight Capital Fined $12M For a Software Bug That Cost $460M

home-electro.com Re:It's their money (192 comments)

My thought exactly. What seems to be the problem? The money were not lost. Just redistributed.

about a year ago
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Grocery Store "Smart Shelves" Will Identify Customers, Show Targeted Ads

home-electro.com Re:Oh shit (274 comments)

Somebody passes an isle with his gf and is offered XS size condoms. I see a potential lawsuit against the store here.

about a year ago
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Bill Gates Acknowledges Ctrl+Alt+Del Was a Mistake

home-electro.com Re:So why is it used in Windows? (665 comments)

Perhaps, in the past.I seriously doubt that is still true. Modern USB keyboards have no special handling for C-A-D.

about a year ago
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Obama Asks FCC To Make Carriers Unlock All Mobile Devices

home-electro.com Re:The Devil You Know (378 comments)

You travel abroad and you want to use local data or mobile plan.

about a year ago
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Final Mars One Numbers Are In, Over 200,000 People Applied

home-electro.com Re:coincidentally (176 comments)

How cool is that?

Better question is, how is that cool? You are the first to be on that planet for a brief moment only. After that there will be longest end of your life. It's like prison for life with no chance of parole. You don't have to travel that far to be the first one to do something pointless.

about a year ago
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McAfee Exaggerated Cost of Hacking, Perhaps For Profit

home-electro.com It is an *estimate* (105 comments)

Intel's one is also estimate. There is no way to validate either one of them. And, they of the same order of magnitude, so it really is unfair to stipulate that McAfee exaggerated theirs.

about a year and a half ago
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Boston U. Patent Lawsuits Hit Apple, Amazon, Samsung, and Others

home-electro.com Re:Enough (147 comments)

What bothers me, is how BU could prove or even know that a random no-name Chinese manufacturer of LEDs that Apple employs in their design, uses BU's patented process in manufacturing, as opposed to some other process?

about a year and a half ago
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Length of Applause Not Tied To Quality of Presentation

home-electro.com Re:"It turns out"? (138 comments)

Focus groups said they liked it. It was new, of course it's obviously better.... That wasn't the case when we scaled up the experiment though, eh?

So... What are you saying, this research could be flawed and more study is required? I really would like to get to the bottom of this clapping duration.

about a year and a half ago
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Length of Applause Not Tied To Quality of Presentation

home-electro.com Re:I'm so happy that some scientists (138 comments)

Fine, as long as research grants spent on problems as opposed to this nonsense.

about a year and a half ago
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Length of Applause Not Tied To Quality of Presentation

home-electro.com Is there nothing else left to study? (138 comments)

I mean, important stuff, like cure for cancer?

They have to study what is obvious to anybody with a bit of a common sense? And how is this non-story ends up on /.?

about a year and a half ago
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Altering Text In eBooks To Track Pirates

home-electro.com Re:So... (467 comments)

So they traced, now what? It is not enough to penalize anybody.

about a year and a half ago
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Altering Text In eBooks To Track Pirates

home-electro.com Re:So... (467 comments)

More importantly, what exactly does this prove? So my copy was ripped and shared, now what? In order to convict and fine me, one would need to prove that *I shared* the copy, not that my copy merely got shared. Good luck with that, a lot of things could've happen - my computer hacked, my phone lost, etc.

On another note, how is that happened that punctuation is not important anymore?

about a year and a half ago

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