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Will the Nissan Leaf Take On the Tesla Model S At Half the Price?

manofyunk Re:Oh noes, I can't drive X miles (398 comments)

Or,
If you live in rural usa where there are no public charging stations.
Range is an issue with any electric vehicle along with charge times.

about 7 months ago
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Chrome 33 Nixes Option To Fall Back To Old 'New Tab' Page

manofyunk Maybe time to block updates (125 comments)

https://support.google.com/installer/answer/146164?hl=en

about 9 months ago
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Airbus Planning Transparent Planes

manofyunk Reminded me of De Havilland Comet (488 comments)

They had crashes that were traced to structural failure of the airframe. The windows shape supposedly caused the fatigue.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/De_Havilland_Comet

I would think that lcd projection onto the ceiling of the cabin would provide a similar experience if tied to a camera mounted on the airframe.

more than 4 years ago
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Sidestepping A-to-D Convertors For Town Government's Cable TV?

manofyunk Re:Hotels (539 comments)

I used to work for Idleaire Technologies and they had 130 or so locations across the USA that all did this. There were racks in the Equipment building that had banks of Satellite tuners which fed into individual modulators then out to distribution amplifiers/ combiners. This system seemed to work well... The only real issue was the heat generated by the tuners.

more than 4 years ago
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80-Year-Old Edison Recording Resurrected

manofyunk Re:Link to the video (133 comments)

Link to actual recording that was recovered:
http://link.brightcove.com/services/player/bcpid1407952373?bctid=96943642001

more than 4 years ago
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Some People @Home, Some Not @Home

manofyunk RE: Some People @Home, Some Not @Home (513 comments)

This seems like nothing more than high-tech extortion. To top this off it seems that "our" government (or at least the judicial system) supports this behavior.

more than 12 years ago

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