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Black Holes Not Black After All, Theorize Physicists

suprcvic Why was I an underachiever? (212 comments)

I should have tried harder in high school and college so I could really understand all this space stuff.

yesterday
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Airbus Patents Windowless Cockpit That Would Increase Pilots' Field of View

suprcvic Depth perception? (468 comments)

How would this effect the pilots depth perception? If it did, would it even matter?

about three weeks ago
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Disappointed Woz Sells His "Worthless" Galaxy Gear Watch

suprcvic Re:All smart watches suck (242 comments)

No, but I own a small shop with a couple of rental computers and I'm seeing more and more (young) people who don't even know access the web on anything other than their smart phone let alone write software and build a circuit.

about three weeks ago
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Disappointed Woz Sells His "Worthless" Galaxy Gear Watch

suprcvic Re:All smart watches suck (242 comments)

Because, you know, everybody is an engineer.

about three weeks ago
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Windows 9 To Win Over Windows 7 Users, Disables Start Screen For Desktop

suprcvic Re:I skipped Windows 7... (681 comments)

Just wait for a few iterations of Mac OS until Apple says the latest one will not work on your still perfectly functional hardware.

about three weeks ago
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House Majority Leader Defeated In Primary

suprcvic Re:Democrats voted (932 comments)

In theory it gets atrociously bad politicians out of office. I've never seen it work in practice though. They did it to Cynthia McKinney here in Georgia but then the voters in that district got stuck with Hank Johnson who thought Guam was going to tip over so I don't think they really came out ahead on that one.

about a month and a half ago
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Grand Theft Auto V For Modern Platforms Confirmed

suprcvic Re:Can I play with my friends? (133 comments)

It's technically possible. War Thunder just arrived for PS4 and there is cross-platform gameplay. PS4 players are easily denoted in-game by the * next to their name which doesn't do them any favors since the general consensus is that keyboard/mouse controls are far superior to controller.

about a month and a half ago
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Comcast Converting 50,000 Houston Home Routers Into Public WiFi Hotspots

suprcvic So... (474 comments)

So other comcast customers can stroll through and leech my bandwidth, that I pay for? Good thing I don't use a comcast wifi router.

about a month and a half ago
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Apple's Revenge: iMessage Might Eat Your Texts If You Switch To Android

suprcvic This is new? (415 comments)

This was happening to me 2 years ago. How is this just now becoming "news"?

about 2 months ago
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Steve Jobs Defied Convention, and Perhaps the Law

suprcvic Who cares? (311 comments)

When you've got billions of dollars in the bank, who cares if what you're doing is illegal. The worst that will happen to large corporations is some fines numbering in the millions which is peanuts to them. Now if you or I did this, we'd be out of business.

about 3 months ago
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Nissan Develops a Self-Cleaning Car

suprcvic Self-cleaning or just repellent? (94 comments)

Self-cleaning sounds a whole lot cooler and is a better marketing term, but it's not really self-cleaning, it just repels things. Not really the same thing.

about 3 months ago
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Elite Violinists Can't Distinguish Between a Stradivarius and a Modern Violin

suprcvic What's in a name? (469 comments)

New violins don't have cool names like Stradivarius though. That name is so epic, it could make anything look or sound high brow and expensive. Stradivarius Coffee, home of the $75 latte. Stradivarius Bounce House, let your kids bounce around for only $125/hr. Stradivarius Water, Anything less, will dehydrate you, only $49.99 per 8oz bottle made out of the finest Stradivarius plastics. With a name like that, people will pay anything.

about 4 months ago
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Can Science Ever Be "Settled?"

suprcvic Not according to my microbiology instructor (497 comments)

He insists that since scientists just attribute whatever they can't explain to "random chance" (Can't recall ever hearing one actually utter those words) there must be an intelligent designer. Yeah, I'm dropping the class and complaining to the department head. 'Merica.

about 5 months ago
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NASA Scientists Find Evidence of Water In Martian Meteorite

suprcvic Another misleading title (41 comments)

I read the title and thought they'd actually found water, only to find out it was hundreds of millions of years ago that it was there.

about 5 months ago
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Spotify's Own Math Suggests Musicians Are Still Getting Hosed

suprcvic Everyone always seems to forget... (244 comments)

Middlemen aside, everyone always seems to forget that you have to price a product at what the customers are willing to pay for it while still making a profit for yourself after paying royalties, salaries, etc.... If the artists feel they aren't getting paid enough through this medium, they need to branch out to other mediums and find other ways to make money on their product. They can't just say "I want X amount of dollars each month or X amount for each play" and expect any sane businessperson to take them seriously without factoring in the costs associated with offering the service.

about 8 months ago
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File-Sharing Site Was Actually an Anti-Piracy Honeypot

suprcvic VPN (225 comments)

That is all.

about 8 months ago
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DoD Declassifies Flu Pandemic Plan Containing Sobering Assumptions

suprcvic So are Preppers still crazy? (337 comments)

Shutting down interstate travel, social distancing, sequestration. Seems like I may need to start stockpiling that water, food and ammo.

about 10 months ago
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Class-action Suit Filed Against Microsoft Over Surface Write Off

suprcvic Re:How does this help anyone? (212 comments)

But if we are going to start suing businesses for poor business decisions and a little bit of lying - hell, there are a LOT of businesses that need suing.

As a business owner, you are correct. Every business lies, we just sugar coat it by calling it "control of information."

about a year ago
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SF Airport Officials Make Citizen Arrests of Internet Rideshare Drivers

suprcvic The new 'Merica (510 comments)

Using the governments ability to threaten violence in order to protect your job security. 'Merica.

about a year ago
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MS To Indie Devs: You Have a To Have a Publisher

suprcvic What is a publisher even for? (463 comments)

Why do dev companies even need publishers? Serious question, what do publishers bring to the table?

about a year ago

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