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New VP8 Codec SDK Release Improves Performance

strider44 Re:What's the point? (168 comments)

Because MKV and MP4 are containers, whereas VP8 is a codec... I'm more than half convinced that you're just trolling.

more than 4 years ago

Biometric Face Recognition At Your Local Mall

strider44 Re:Penrith isn't in Sydney... (120 comments)

Really? Did someone pick it up and move it since the last time I was there?

more than 5 years ago

An Australian Space Agency At Last?

strider44 Re:g'day mate (189 comments)

So, serious answer to a stupid question:

Australia has had a long history in space exploration purely because it's an island on the opposite side of the world to the US and most other space age nations. This includes broadcasting the pictures back from the moon and being a hub for a large number of satellites.

Basically, you can't contact a satellite directly very easily from the US if the satellite is on the other side of the world. Australia's always going to have its place.

more than 5 years ago

Windows Cheap Enough For $2B Aussie Laptop Deal

strider44 Re:$500 a "netbook"? (234 comments)

This is in Australian dollars (approx. $330 USD) and includes a maintenance contract.

more than 6 years ago


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