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NZ Illegal Downloading Crackdown Law In Effect

supertrinko Re:So (329 comments)

There's already a guy that has access to the government internet connection and is continually downloading. In the hopes that Government will see how ridiculous it is when they get their internet cut off.

more than 3 years ago
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Ask Slashdot: Could We Deal With the End of Time Zones?

supertrinko Re:AM & PM (990 comments)

The same argument was used by people who didn't want to change to metric. It's only because you're used to AM/PM

more than 3 years ago
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Ask Slashdot: Could We Deal With the End of Time Zones?

supertrinko Re:Time zones were created to fix local noon (990 comments)

"Come over and meet me for lunch". Suddenly you've got to remember what time other areas have lunch. It's replacing one problem for another.

more than 3 years ago
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Ask Slashdot: Could We Deal With the End of Time Zones?

supertrinko Re:Dates get confusing (990 comments)

But it's not enough better to be worth the hassle of switching.

The majority don't need to switch between time zones, so changing how it works would just make date changing in the middle of the day annoying for them. Needs of the many and all that.

more than 3 years ago
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Evaluating the Capabilities of Chip-Sized Spacecraft

supertrinko Re:too small - space gravel (96 comments)

A lot of damage. Usually anything in a collision course attempts to navigate around any debris.

more than 3 years ago
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Space Station To Be Deorbited After 2020

supertrinko Re:Great idea..... (572 comments)

You're right, it's not like that at all.

more than 3 years ago
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Man With 10 Million Air Miles Gets Plane Named After Him

supertrinko Re:Yet *still* no full-sized soft drink (249 comments)

I'm sure this man could get a complimentary second half-bag, and have it deposited into the first bag.

more than 3 years ago
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PayPal Predicts the End of the Wallet By 2015

supertrinko Paper/plastic money sure (391 comments)

While I never carry money any more, I'm confident I'll still be using a wallet to carry various cards, credit cards, library cards, ID's...

more than 3 years ago
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Illegal Film Downloading Up 33% In the UK

supertrinko The solution (259 comments)

Brilliant solution, If it's easier to get it legally, most would prefer it to illegal methods.

more than 3 years ago
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Kinect-Based AI System Watches What You're Up To

supertrinko Re:This will be Annoying POS AI (87 comments)

You just wait until someone creates a paperclip avatar for it.

more than 3 years ago
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Cooperative Cars Battle It Out In Holland

supertrinko Re:Of course yes! (139 comments)

Same here, not to mention, the people that hate the idea of self-driving cars seem to ignore the fact that you can take over at any time.

more than 3 years ago
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Ask Slashdot: What To Do When the Rapture Comes?

supertrinko I live in New Zealand so... (673 comments)

I live in New Zealand so it's only a bit over two hours away for me.

more than 3 years ago
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Six Cities Named For Vehicle2Vehicle Communications Trial

supertrinko Re:Sounds great, but... (76 comments)

If used in conjunction with radar and other similar collision avoidance technologies, yes.

more than 3 years ago
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Search For Alien Life On 86 Planets Begins

supertrinko Re:crop circles (248 comments)

Don't worry, I had enough faith in their intelligence to assume that they already knew what I asked. I meant for my reply to be seen as sarcastic humour. Apparently I'm not very good at that.

more than 3 years ago
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Search For Alien Life On 86 Planets Begins

supertrinko Re:crop circles (248 comments)

Have you factored the rotation of the earth into this plan of yours?

more than 3 years ago
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Sailing the Titan Seas

supertrinko Re:Spreading our reach (56 comments)

I wasn't speaking of fly-bys. I mean actual landings.

more than 3 years ago
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Sailing the Titan Seas

supertrinko Spreading our reach (56 comments)

Best news from NASA I've heard in a while, spreading our influence even further. We have craft on the Moon, Mars, some crushed craft on Venus, and soon to be Titan if all goes to plan.

more than 3 years ago

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