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Researchers Create Silicon-Based Quantum Bit

sykobabul Impressive when you consider... (46 comments)

... that the Core i7 processor containing 731,000,000 transistors weighs approximately 386 g. 731,000,000 Silicon atoms weighs roughly 34 fg (femtograms) - using Avogadro's Constant and assuming I did my calculation correctly. That's a pretty huge space savings, even if you were only using binary computation.

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Bethesda: We Can't Make Dawnguard Work On the PS3

sykobabul Re:Why doesn't submitter even read article? (371 comments)

"An anonymous reader sends this quote from Geek.com: "

It's obvious that the person writing the comment hasn't even read the post above, thanks for your useless commentary.

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Narcissists, Insecure People Flock To Facebook

sykobabul And in other news.... (280 comments)

... scientists have discovered that water is wet, air is usually breathable and the sun is hot. :P

more than 4 years ago
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Spam email that gets past any relevant filters ...

sykobabul Re: spelling (183 comments)

One way to do it is is hold ALT and type in 0231 on the numeric keypad.

more than 4 years ago
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Might Shatner Boldly Lead Canada As Governor?

sykobabul Old news that isn't (318 comments)

First of all, this references an article that is 2 months old. Since that time, Shat and officials in the Canadian government have confirmed that Bill isn't being considered for the post of Governor General.

Second, Shatner was never on a list, short or otherwise. This whole thing came about as a result of a Facebook group nominating him for GG.

It wasn't going to happen back in April, and it isn't going to happen now. Which is kind of a shame. I would have loved to hear Capt Kirk reading the throne speech.

more than 4 years ago

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Canadian Cannabis Car

sykobabul sykobabul writes  |  more than 4 years ago

sykobabul (1835784) writes "The CBC is reporting:

"An electric car made of hemp is being developed by a group of Canadian companies in collaboration with an Alberta Crown corporation.

The Kestrel will be prototyped and tested later in August by Calgary-based Motive Industries Inc., a vehicle development firm focused on advanced materials and technologies, the company announced."

Leave it to us Canadians to come up with all sorts of uses for cannabis."

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