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Are Console Developers Neglecting Their Standard-Def Players?

kkrajewski Re:Surprising (200 comments)

What is it, a checkbox? "I promise I tried it on an SD TV. Really." See above post re: Dead Rising for a prime example of SD incompetence.

more than 5 years ago
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Kingston Unveils $1000 USB Flash Drive

kkrajewski Re:So (119 comments)

I'd just use the bayonet on my Yugo SKS.

more than 5 years ago
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Bugatti's Latest Veyron, Most Ridiculous Car on the Planet?

kkrajewski Re:Top Gear Veyron goodness (790 comments)

Really, only 70 hp? My SV650 produces 72.

more than 5 years ago
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Teen Diagnoses Her Own Disease In Science Class

kkrajewski Re:Some times you need to be your own advocate (582 comments)

In what ways other than dosage does the canine version differ? I hear it's not unfathomable that one working for or very friendly with a vet might receive a prescription for their "170 pound" dog.

more than 5 years ago
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Teen Diagnoses Her Own Disease In Science Class

kkrajewski Re:Health Care (582 comments)

You always have to anyway. When I bring my car or bike to the mechanic I don't say, "Something changed in the brakes," I say "Can you please install this new master cylinder for me?"

more than 5 years ago
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11-Year-Old Graduates With Degree In Astrophysics

kkrajewski The enemy's gate is down (648 comments)

But how well does he command the other kids in Battle School?

BTW, that makes me wish I hadn't settled for the AA in Thermonuclear Warfare program.

more than 5 years ago
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Buying a Domain From a Cybersquatter

kkrajewski Users don't understand subdomains (800 comments)

I disagree. People will get the order wrong even if they've visited the site before. They'll type "blah.greatsite.com," not even think about autocomplete not kicking in, and then get redirected to the squatter before they try the other way around. Think about how often you've seen people try "google.translate.com" instead of "translate.google.com."

more than 5 years ago
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Keeping a PC Personal At School?

kkrajewski DVORAK (695 comments)

They'll never ask again.

more than 5 years ago
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Left 4 Dead 2 Announced For November

kkrajewski Re:Title (231 comments)

Win. But at least L4D2 sounds like a Star Wars character.

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University Gives Away iPhones To Curb Truancy

kkrajewski What is it we always say? (252 comments)

Technical solution to a social problem? How about just count the number of names on the sheet, or learn to recognize your students? I don't know, crazy ideas...

more than 5 years ago
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US To Require That New Cars Get 42 MPG By 2016

kkrajewski Mod for existing vehicles (1186 comments)

Place a brick underneath the gas pedal.

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Finding a Personal Coding Trifecta

kkrajewski Footrest (188 comments)

For whatever reason, sitting in a chair normally causes my legs to ache. I must have RLS or something. Unfortunately my current desk arrangement doesn't allow for me to elevate my legs other than to put them on my desk... which I do almost all of the time.

So, I guess:
Footrest, chair with back support, laptop with mouse.

Standing up is also comfortable for a while at times.

more than 5 years ago
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The More Popular the Browser, the Slower It Is

kkrajewski Re:Mosaic (367 comments)

Psht, I call up a dial-up ISP and whistle into the phone handset really fast.

more than 5 years ago
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AMD Overclocks New Phenom II X4 To 7 GHz

kkrajewski Our NOOPs will be really fast (288 comments)

Excellent. I look forward to my motherboard being less than 2 inches in every dimension.

more than 5 years ago
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Designing DNA Circuits To Brew Tastier Beer

kkrajewski Bzzzzt (135 comments)

Beer is already at MAX_DELICIOUS, any additional incrementation will cause overflow.

more than 5 years ago
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Kyocera's OLED Phone Concept Charges As You Flex It

kkrajewski Slap bracelet phone? (101 comments)

The alternate universe 80s version of me would totally buy that. But then a competitor will start rumors about it slapping closed and lopping off someone's ear.

more than 5 years ago
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Worst Working Conditions You Had To Write Code In?

kkrajewski Well... (1127 comments)

We work from home, so about the most hazard we experience would be a cat jumping on the keyboard.

OTOH, in the realm of just annoying, is that a device emulator we use frequently takes about 90 seconds to load and can't just be left running -- you have to restart it for each recompile. It's like the testing cycle is make as many changes as possible, compile, go get a beverage or take a pee, come back, it should be just about ready to run.

more than 5 years ago
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"Tweenbots" Test NYC Pedestrian-Robot Relations

kkrajewski Re:steal it? (197 comments)

I'm obviously too easily manipulated by adorable tiny things. Oh, the cats are saying it's dinner time...

more than 5 years ago

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