Recent content by Unexploded

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    Chinese smarter than everyone

    Possible, but coming from a system where cheating is systemic and pretty much the norm, I'd take it with a large grain of salt. "By late afternoon, the invigilators were trapped in a set of school offices, as groups of students pelted the windows with rocks. Outside, an angry mob of more than...
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    Man Gets RFID Chip Implant Live at Mobile World Congress

    Neat tech. Will pass on being an early adopter. I vaguely remember some kind of cancer concerns when it came to those in dogs. Haven't looked to see if that ever went anywhere. It would somewhat ironic to find yourself using it to pay for chemo.
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    China Forms New Body to Review Ethics Risks of Video Games

    "with the help of a new body that will review titles for “ethical issues” Maybe they could test said titles on the million plus people the have in camps? In between the beatings & torture of course.
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    Google Employee Found Dead inside NYC Headquarters

    Deep vein thrombosis ? "A period of prolonged seated immobility is recognized as one of the major risk factors for developing venous thrombosis. Long-distance air travel and prolonged sitting in relation to work or recreation have been shown to increase the risk of venous thrombosis "
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    TechSpot Tests the Battlefield V DXR Ray Tracing Performance and Implementation

    If you like turn-based games and nausea, it can still be played at 1440p. :) I managed to play about 15 minutes before I started feeling seasick. Still kind of hoping it was just a clumsy add-on vs. something build specifically for RTX. Does make you wonder why they'd ever go through with RTX...
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    Nvidia GeForce Game Ready Driver 416.94 WHQL Has Been Released

    It does look great, but is currently useless for multi-player in it's current form. I actually managed to get the motion sickness unlock while playing some BFV. Something I haven't experienced since the very first Wolfenstein. Buttery smooth it is not. It frequently feels like your video card...
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    Windows 10 Pro Has Amnesia and Wants You Buy a New Copy from the Windows Store

    Same story here with regards to the upgrade from W7Pro and it thinking I was only eligible for the home version. Thanks for posting this, thought I might have triggered it by swapping out video cards the other week. Which didn't make much sense, but that's MS licencing in a nutshell. :)
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    Robots Replace Waiters at the 'Robot.He' Restaurant in Shanghai

    As added bonus, less backlash from the humanitarian organizations & the international community if they start taking apart the robot waiters to sell for parts--unlike the rest of their populace. China’s organ trafficking exposed in shocking documentary that alleges the illegal trade is now...
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    This will be interesting...FT05

    Same here. If had a spot for at the top for something like a Corsair H150i AIO cooler, I'd probably keep using it. Just started looking at new cases this week for a build sometimes next year. Doesn't look like Silverstone has come up with much (that I like, anyway) since then, aside from a few...
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    Do YOU have Problems with YOUR RTX card?

    No problems to date with a ROG-STRIX-RTX2080-O8G-GAMING, other then it still being on back order. ;)
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    Chinese-Built Replica of the Titanic to Set Sail in 2022

    Still enough time to get that replica iceberg Kickstarter rolling if you hurry.
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    Sony Has Announced the 25th Anniversary PlayStation Classic

    There's still a fair number of games that hold up. I never messed with consoles until recently (went from an Amiga to a PC) but I've been slowly wading though the entire PSX catalog using retropie on a raspberry pi and launchbox on the PC. In The Hunt, Einhander, R-Type Delta, R-Types, Raiden...
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    Experimental Self Driving Car Stares at Pedestrians

    Think it'll just be one more addition to the ever growing surveillance network. It's not like smart phones, Windows 10, Google and Facebook are already all over it. Add in millions of CCTV, facial recognition, licence plate scanners and (eventually) municipal drones and it's got the potential to...
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    DRAM Vendors Reportedly Facing Hefty Antitrust Fines in China

    They have the death penalty for just about anything. Still merrily cutting up political dissidents and various religious groups for resale parts last time I checked as well as disappearing people on a daily basis. Not a really big fan of that country.
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    1440 G-Sync recommendations

    A belated thanks for that. Will check it out. I obviously need to start doing less oncall . Was thinking of posting that question, searched the forum and found that I'd already asked it a while back. Kind of a weird feeling. Something to be said for sleeping, I guess.