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    “Flippy,” the Fast Food Robot, Turned Off for Being Too Slow

    If what you were saying were true, we wouldn't so heavily use automation in the auto industry. It's simply a matter of someone building a system that works effectively and efficiently. It's definitely doable, someone just has to make the leap first.
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    Bride Ordered to Pay Photographer $89k for Posting Nasty Reviews

    No, you worked with an amateur photographer who didn't know better. The reason professional photographers do not provide raws/negatives as practice is that it is not representative of their work. Unedited photos are absolutely nothing like edited photos. In the digital age, I'm not going to...
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    CenturyLink Claims There's no Way They Committed Billing Fraud

    lol.. as someone who works with them. They're lying through their fucking teeth. They fucked up by not having good internal processes in place to deal with their own deadlines.
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    Spotify Is Preparing to Launch a Hi-Fi Music Tier

    Use the desktop/mobile apps?
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    iPhone 8: Separate Wireless Charger, No Headphone Jack Adapter Included

    Uh, you're reporting speculation articles as news and commenting on it. Pretty disingenuous.
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    U.S. Flight Regulators Consider Whether To Allow Or Bar In-Flight Wi-Fi Calls

    Things are not often designed securely in things like you probably worked on because there was no requirement or money to implement it. As for the data we're talking about here.. that data is readily available if you have any gps chip. It's not incredibly difficult data to get, you could get...
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    Crash Test Dummies Show Difference Between Cars In Mexico And U.S.

    Speed limits are also significantly less in Mexico than here in the states..
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    Star Citizen Squadron 42 Delayed

    All the people with very hardline opinions on this either really don't understand their studio wasn't fully staffed until like a year and half ago, or have no concept of development pipelines. The reason for the delay was he doesn't want to show the SQ42 campaign until at least one chapter of...
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    Game Developers Must Avoid The ‘Wage-Slave’ Attitude

    You obviously don't own a home.
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    Introducing Cerberus, The SFF mATX Chassis From Kimera Industries

    This looks great, you guys have done a great job. I've been following the development since the original thread came out. I'm curious though, do you have any preliminary numbers of how quiet we can expect the case to be (both ATX power supply and non?) like? I know that's largely a "it...
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    Apple To Start Charging For iTunes Radio

    I was under the impression that Apple has people making their playlists?
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    What Microsoft Plans To Do With Display Scaling

    People aren't bitching about DPI scaling on 20 year old games. The hardware is completely irrelevant. DPI scaling in OSx works on non Apple devices. It is fucking annoying that DPI scaling doesn't work on say.. steam. Yet it works in OSX (I run both win10 and osx). Win10 is better, but there...
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    Pirates Fail To Prevent $38 Billion Box Office Record

    There are still completely unskippable previews (you have to press next chapter like 14 times) on fucking blurays. Redeeming virtual copies has worked once out of like 15 times that I've tried it. There's constantly issues trying to do it The bullshit they do to paying customers who support...
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    Star Citizen - media blowout, Chris Robert's new game

    I have not posted in this thread about SC in forever and a day. I did manage to snag an Idris in the most recent sale. How are yall? I'm looking forward to playing with you guys once friends lists start happening.
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    Reuters Issues Worldwide Ban On RAW Photos

    The point of raw is you can choose to adjust exposure and other values that the camera was set to apply to the image at the point of capture. This means that the image sensor's unmanipulated data is available. You can retain more accuracy and fix incorrect exposure settings that would...
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    U.S. Announces Charges In JPMorgan Hacking Case

    Funny that charges are brought against people hacking JPMorgan. But no charges were brought against JPM for manipulating the foreign exchange...
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    U.S. Supreme Court Rejects Cellphone Search Warrant Case

    I don't agree with that; From Cornell: To have standing to claim protection under the Fourth Amendment, one must first demonstrate an expectation of privacy, which is not merely a subjective expectation in mind but an expectation that society is prepared to recognized as reasonable under the...
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    Fallout 4 Reviews Have An Embargo On An Embargo

    I don't think its unreasonable to have reviews delayed until right before. The longer period copies are floating out there, the more likely one is to get leaked and end up torrented. It also creates a long period of time where the only reviews are the 'professional' reviewers. Honestly I take...
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    Corsair's The Witcher Wild Hunt Lucky Draw

    Joysticks/rudder pedals, because there is a lot of demand for high quality flight control. Few good options exist all of which are expensive and most not worth while.
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    Tim Cook: "iOS Will Never Merge With OS X"

    Uh, its the exact opposite. It's horizontally oriented when the keyboard is connected...
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    Is The New iPhone 6S Is Waterproof?

    Tap water isn't pure; that guy apparently used tap water according to his responses in the comments.
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    Emergency-Number Hack Bypasses Android Lock Screen

    This is a hack. Going on a rampage at people who say LOL I HACKED YOUR FACEBOOK by sitting at your computer when you didn't have it locked is understandable. This is a legitimate exploit. In the computer security context, a hacker is someone who seeks and exploits weaknesses in a computer...
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    AMD, Roy Taylor, the Nano, and the Press @ [H]

    What's mind blowing is, instead of saying "Hey, you know what.. you've been a supporter of some of our technologies (eyefinity, duh) and provide fair and quality reviews, I'm going to make sure you get a card for review"... he went with the douchey response that proves they're trying to cherry...
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    The Witcher III Cost $81M

    Valve isn't like store fronts though.
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    PewDiePie Becomes First YouTuber To Surpass 10 Billion Views

    He just has an attitude that some people like. The appeal isn't the driver of his success. The driver of his success was Let's Play videos by nature draws people who watch more of a video. That majorly influenced his ratings and promotion (hit results etc) on youtube. He started doing them at...
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    Dell P2416D QHD (2560x1440) 24" IPS LCD - $287.99 + $100 GC

    Have you ever used 2560x1440 on a 27" screen? its higher DPI than 2560x1600 on a 30. I have really good vision and sit relatively close to my pc and i have to use scaling on 4k displays to read comfortably.
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    Star Citizen - media blowout, Chris Robert's new game

    Essentially the unladen retaliator is a retaliator without any modules. The normal retaliator has bomb modules in front and rear. The front holds 4 torpedoes, the rear holds 2 torpedoes. If you were to buy them, they are 75/50 respectively (no LTI). They put LTI on the hull, probably because...
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    Star Citizen - media blowout, Chris Robert's new game

    If you need help let me know, I've been able to do the first 15 waves by myself. So I could probably get even a moderate player to wave 18.
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    Star Citizen - media blowout, Chris Robert's new game

    So this happened.. http://imgur.com/gallery/qdt4JVC/new
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    Apple Makes 92% Of All Smartphone Profits

    SD card slot for storage expansion - gone replaceable battery -gone in certain phones , water proof - few phones had it (I have one) -now gone ability to side-load apps the vendor doesn't approve of - getting harder You forgot to add : Android devices are LOADED with garbage from...
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    In Wake Of Hack, No Federal Background Checks

    The worst part is the fact that the clearance forms have your family member's addresses names etc... So anyone with that data can cross reference that with training data acquired and use it to strong arm people with classified info. This is a real big shit show.
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    In Wake Of Hack, No Federal Background Checks

    It's not, that's the FBI's system.
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    Borderlands Is The Key To A Happy Relationship

    That she'll play fallout 4? :P
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    Fallout 4 Trailer Frame by Frame

    Uhhhhh if you're not [H]ard go home.
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    AMD HBM High Bandwidth Memory Technology Unveiled @ [H]

    I thought nvidia was already prototyping this as well? http://devblogs.nvidia.com/parallelforall/nvlink-pascal-stacked-memory-feeding-appetite-big-data/
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    ASUS & HardOCP 20th Anniversary GTX 980 Gold Edition Lucky Draw

    concrete-core chokes and hardened MOSFETs
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    Large Monitors scaring me......

    My progression. 15" CRT > 17" CRT > 19" LCD > 24" Widescreen > 30" Widescreen (work from home) > 24" (personal) > 27" Widescreen. I've tried 34 ultrawide, but it felt weird.. I probably did not give it enough chance to get used to it though. A lot of what screen is comfortable has to do with...
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    backpacking w/ a DSLR - tips?

    Honestly I would get a good hiking pack, and I would get a stud that will go into the bottom of your camera (black rapid makes them) http://www.amazon.com/BlackRapid-RFH-3SB-Black-Rapid-FastenR-3/dp/B003LA595M You could get one of their straps, I have one and like it a lot. It puts your gear...
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