Recent content by Neslepax

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    China dominating in the race to file tech patents

    We don't need to go that route. We can just use our national influence to prevent Chinese companies from selling their technology in the Western world (see the 5G/Huawei issue).
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    China dominating in the race to file tech patents

    This information is wrong, or just misunderstood. Just because you file a patent in the United States and obtain a patent in the United States, does not mean that you are automatically granted the same patent in a member nation. This is very important to understand: All that this convention...
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    Star Citizen Alpha 3.8 Live Now, Adding Tons of Content and Features

    I watched a documentary some years ago about people getting scammed/defrauded through phone and email through the usual methods, such as the Nigerian Prince or some other financial windfall. What was interesting was that a couple of these individuals kept investing in the scam and refused to...
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    PC gaming is in a decline — and deserves to be

    ...exactly what does that have to do with the state of PC gaming? That might be an argument about the PC modding/overclocking community and why overclocking fell out of popularity.
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    PC gaming is in a decline — and deserves to be

    Don't post nonsense articles and try to defend them with nonsense arguments and this won't happen.
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    PC gaming is in a decline — and deserves to be

    The article posted by the OP was a hatchet job on the original article coming straight from Newzoo. Here are some quotes from the actual Newzoo article with respect to the PC gaming industry: The assertions made by Newzoo totally contradict the nonsensical analysis from that hack in the OP's...
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    PC gaming is in a decline — and deserves to be

    ...are you just upset because you can't afford a used GTX 1080? I sense a lot of rage from you toward the PC gaming community.
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    Chinese smarter than everyone

    We get notifications about new Chinese academic journals all the time and end up harassed in email to submit our work to them. They are desperately trying to compete with the West in this area, but their journals simply lack acceptance among the larger scientific community because of all of the...
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    Chinese smarter than everyone

    I am finishing my PhD in a prestigious optics college that has an undergraduate optical engineering program. I've been the TA for a semiconductor physics course in that college for several years, and there are always students willing to cheat. The difference that I have seen is in the attitude...
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    Uber Eats eating restaurant profits.

    Because the delivery service is already factored into the price of your meal, and the better chains (like Domino's that is notoriously efficient) tend to plan out delivery routes better to save on cost. That is part of the problem here. Uber Eats wants to provide the delivery driver, take a...
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    Microsoft Updated its terms of service

    I store massive amounts of data, simulation code, laser and semiconductor designs in OneDrive Academic, along with using Office 365 Academic, which is provided by my university for free. All of that work is funded and is legally owned by either DARPA or the NSF. I would love to see Microsoft get...
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    Frank Azor, Alienware Co-Founder, Joins AMD as Chief Architect of Gaming Solutions

    Oh, sweet nostalgia. I should pull out my old Alienware laptop when I get home and just stare at it for awhile. I still think it is a thing of beauty and I'll never get rid of it.
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    Frank Azor, Alienware Co-Founder, Joins AMD as Chief Architect of Gaming Solutions

    I hope to see great things coming from AMD with this hiring acquisition. I have always been a fan of Alienware. When I was a teen, I remember seeing their beastly builds in PCGamer and drooling, wishing I could afford one. I still have my $5000 Alienware laptop from 2005. It was a beast back...
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    Popularity of overclocking

    I water-cooled and overclocked my FX-57 and dual 7800GTXs, and then my q6600 and 4870x2. However, when I upgraded my processor and graphics card again after that, I found that I didn't feel the need to overclock anymore as I was getting pretty good performance in almost all the games I was...
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    WoW Classic 8/27. Beta is May 22–Thurs May 23

    Oh wow. If you don't understand why code written to be optimized for hardware standards back in 2004 does not necessarily play nicely for hardware standards today, I can't help you. It is not just the graphics engine running DX9c. It is the server structure behind all of it as well that has to...
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