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Apple Updates MacBooks and Mac Pro Desktop With Haswell, "Unified Thermal Core"

ravenspear Re:What the hell? (464 comments)

In an office, you might have a problem when the cleaning person tries to empty it. However, no worries since Apple products aren't often found in offices that can afford a cleaning person.

I see just as many Macs as PCs at my company and we have multiple cleaning people that clean every day.

about a year ago

On Demo, a $25 1080p Camera Module For Raspberry Pi

ravenspear Re:First 1080p Cameras Cost A Bunch... (101 comments)

Um...the quality of the videos this produces would not even by close to what a 100k film camera produces.

Resolution != image quality

about a year and a half ago

MIT Works On Mars Space Suit

ravenspear Re:Careful tiger, (71 comments)

NASA contracted the space suit for the Apollo program to the firms Hamilton Standard and International Latex Corporation.

about 2 years ago

To get me to switch jobs, it'd take ...

ravenspear Missing option (374 comments)

For any amount as long as CowboyNeal gives me daily head in the office restroom.

more than 2 years ago

OS X 10.8 (Mountain Lion) Won't Support Some 64-bit Macs With Older GPUs

ravenspear Re:Just buy new hardware! (NOT) (417 comments)

With a first gen macbook pro I think your due for a new laptop......3-5 years is my max of keeping them around.

Speak for yourself. My Mac Plus is still kicking. Though my frame rate in Starcraft 2 leaves something to be desired.

more than 2 years ago

NASA Rover May Contaminate Its Samples of Mars

ravenspear Teflon (147 comments)

Well, at least the samples won't get stuck.

more than 2 years ago

Apple News From WWDC and iPhone 5 Rumors

ravenspear Re:Just $200 for 16GB RAM (683 comments)

And thus, you confirm the OP's statement about Apple always charging unreasonable prices for RAM.

more than 2 years ago

Dept. of Homeland Security To Build Better Cyber Workforce

ravenspear first step (57 comments)

Stop calling it "cyber".

more than 2 years ago

Intelsat Signs Launch Contract With SpaceX

ravenspear Re:Chief Designer? (167 comments)

If Elon Musk designed anything more potent than the paint scheme on the side of the rocket, then I'm the Pope.

He has 3 physics degrees including a graduate degree from Stanford. He's not an empty suit manager type.

more than 2 years ago

Russian Satellite Takes Most Detailed 121-Megapixel Image of Earth Yet

ravenspear Re:Why all this rust-orange? (123 comments)

The article explains the color, maybe read it?

You must be new here.

more than 2 years ago

Russian Satellite Takes Most Detailed 121-Megapixel Image of Earth Yet

ravenspear Re:Looks Photoshopped (123 comments)

It looks photoshopped because it includes false color data from an infrared cam. It's not photoshopped.

more than 2 years ago

VeriSign Could Add 220 New Top Level Domains

ravenspear Of course they are! (116 comments)

185k * 220 = PROFIT!!!!!!!!

more than 2 years ago

Why Gay Men Are Worth So Much To Facebook

ravenspear Re:The math is simple (270 comments)

Thanks for the clarification, so in all but 5 states.

It's legal in the ambiguous states because there's no law against it.

more than 2 years ago

Why Gay Men Are Worth So Much To Facebook

ravenspear Re:The math is simple (270 comments)

If you are referring to the US, I believe gays adopting is legal in all but one state.

more than 2 years ago

Space Junk Forced Astronauts Into ISS Escape Capsules

ravenspear Re:Would Lockheed's Orion be any use? (87 comments)

Actually Congress IS funding manned flights that will cost a LOT more than 450 mil on SLS/Orion.

In fact NASA requested more funding for commercial crew recently and less for SLS/Orion and Congress did NOT like that.

more than 2 years ago

Early Exposure To Germs Has Lasting Benefits

ravenspear Of course it is (136 comments)

Humanity (or human like creatures) survived for several hundred thousand years without modern medicine. If the body was not capable of developing defenses to disease we wouldn't still be here.

more than 2 years ago

US, EU, Japan Complain To WTO Over China's Rare Earth Ban

ravenspear This is what happens... (218 comments)

when you shut down mining and manufacturing in western countries and ship it all to China just because they are cheaper.

Other countries have these deposits, but they determined they could just buy China's for less money.

more than 2 years ago



SpaceX Announces Falcon Heavy Rocket

ravenspear ravenspear writes  |  more than 3 years ago

ravenspear (756059) writes "Today SpaceX announced their Falcon Heavy rocket. With a liftoff thrust of 3.8 million pounds (50% of the Saturn V), the rocket would be capable of lifting 53 metric tons to low earth orbit, which would make it the most powerful launch vehicle currently in service."
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