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    5g and the weather

    There is no academically reviewed paper for any side of this debate. None exist and none will likely ever exist because no one will fund one. None of these reports are "papers" either. They are a pack of comments spread around the internet about concerns by using the 24ghz frequency. No facts...
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    5g and the weather

    Because there will be nowhere near enough density to impact doplar systems. Fun fact. All radio waves interfere with all radio waves they pass through. Why is this true? Radio waves are photons. One photon beam hitting another photon beam is interference. SCIENCE! Just because one system uses...
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    5g and the weather

    For fun, Light CAN be ionizing in specific circumstances. For health effects its a pretty simple answer. Until the transmission energy is high enough to actually apply enough energy per second to a cell no damage will ever occur. At higher energy levels such as a TPS-75 the main damage is...
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    5g and the weather

    Do em yourself. Suns output on the surface of earth average at about 1k W/m3. Slightly more or less depending on where you are. General distribution is 50 IR, 45 vis, 5 UV. And this doesn't count Ionizing radiation. Just LIGHT. (Just in case you dont know.. Light, especially sunlight, is EM...
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    Intel Announces Sunny Cove Brings 18% IPC Improvement

    18% eh.. So in terms of real-world impact the ST performance of my 6700 will be functionally outdated in... oh 5 more years.
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    5g and the weather

    To expand on this... 5g MMW and its ability to penetrate(really any EMs ability to penetrate) are also based on its transmission power. Your phone is not going to produce much more than a smattering of mW. 60ish mW is what is being considered for biotransmission of medical devices and is...
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    5g and the weather

    Dust screws with MMW radar. Do you realize just how much crap floats around in the bathtub we call an atmosphere naturally? Doplar systems will not be affected in any practical way. The accuracy of dopplar based weather prediction is also nowhere near accurate enough to use for long term...
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    Toyota Has a Curious Justification for Not Selling Any EVs

    There we agree completely. Hydrogen was a laughable avenue to travel down. Unless you've got pocket mister fusion of course(even then no it's terrible. Hydrogen is almost as bad as batteries for weight efficiency once bottled) Don't discount that niche market though. People automatically like...
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    Toyota Has a Curious Justification for Not Selling Any EVs

    How much room is in that sucker? Ever drive a volt? Those 60k kWh numbers weren't pulled from my ass. Technically most gasoline cars are around 73k kWh equivalent. A direct serial with no intermittence in operation doesn't give any advantages of having an electric drive train over common...
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    Toyota Has a Curious Justification for Not Selling Any EVs

    Again for cars, I have yet to challenge this. I've repeated multiple times it would be an enormous challenge to put a 60k kWh generator into a car period dot end. Considering 30kish kWh is about the minimum amount of power you'd need to have a vehicle operate at the "extremely sluggish"...
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    Toyota Has a Curious Justification for Not Selling Any EVs

    Did you miss the part where I professionally converted a freighter? Yeah. The purpose of using such a method is not top end efficiency. Its total efficiency. The "rookie" mistake is automatically assuming the generator itself is the sum total of the efficiency issue. Most commonly weight is the...
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    Toyota Has a Curious Justification for Not Selling Any EVs

    It would take a bit more engineering. I worked on a project a few years ago to convert a freighter to a methanol power plant vs diesel. For cars, this would be a challenge of engineering to get the main gen powerful enough to drive everything. For a truck(especially a transport truck or F450...
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    Toyota Has a Curious Justification for Not Selling Any EVs

    BAHAHAHAHAHA. Your GRANDKIDS will be dead before self-driving cars figure out snow and ice. Ok sorry had to get that off my chest. I didn't say Prius. I said hybrid drive trains. It is currently and most likely to be impossible for EV to fully replace even half of the working vehicle fleet...
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    Toyota Has a Curious Justification for Not Selling Any EVs

    Can we please stop pretending that EV batteries are remotely efficient? They might be power efficient but that is a singular and poor metric. For things that move you also have to consider energy to weight ratios and in that category batteries are one of the least efficient things in existence...
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    JPMorgan Chase Uses AI Powered Video Game as a Recruitment Tool

    Question. If a significant portion of all hiring in North America is word of mouth and nepotistic for the higher end salary bands exactly how does an AI anything fix that?
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    Get Ready for Targeted Ads on Your Smart TV

    Hmm. I think I like my old 1080p dumb as a rock TV. It doesn't spy on me. It doesn't try to sell me crap. It doesn't get infected into a malware botnet. It just... well TVs.
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    "No Survivors": Second New Boeing 737 to Crash in Four Months

    Ice at 100km can cause a car to turn uncontrolled more than enough to render the vehicle unrecoverable. Road size isnt going to make autopilot for cars work in a Canadian winter.
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    "No Survivors": Second New Boeing 737 to Crash in Four Months

    We don't know what happened to the planes that crashed. We know they had airspeed problems and similar flight profiles during take off. It suggests that the pilots might have been fighting the plane. It could be any number of hardware or software failures or it could simply be the flight crew...
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    "No Survivors": Second New Boeing 737 to Crash in Four Months

    With a car yes. With a plane at 30k feet no. Cars at 100km/h on the ground get microseconds to correct anything and the stress of a 5 degree turn can be catastrophic. An aircraft can cycle its engines on from a failure in flight. Unless the frame fails you've got tons of time before you hit...
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    "No Survivors": Second New Boeing 737 to Crash in Four Months

    Arguably an aircraft has more variables to consider for automatic systems compared to a ground vehicle. The environment is more the key difference. Air is air. Wind is wind. Exceed "x" variable and you are no longer in control. There is also the truism that at 30k feet you have time to correct...
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    "No Survivors": Second New Boeing 737 to Crash in Four Months

    Good luck jumping out of a pressurized cylinder lacking a cargo ramp of some kind while travelling at 300km+
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    Microsoft Announces DX12 Support for Windows 7

    Activision Blizzard wouldn't have had enough money to encourage Microsoft to do this alone. This is a china/India move pure and simple. Adoption of Windows 10 in Asia always lags behind worldwide numbers and it is dirt easy to pirate win7 there. Couple this with the lower machine...
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    "No Survivors": Second New Boeing 737 to Crash in Four Months

    Just a question. This is a 737 variant which has been around for a while with no more or fewer problems than its comparable airframes right? Does the flight system in any way override the pilot entirely? As in, can it force the plane to dive even if they have active control of the aircraft...
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    Soviet Themed Tycoon Game Shows Up on Steam

    A serious communism simulator? If it's actually done well this isn't worthy of anything but praise. If it was done to simply push political buttons... well I guess it would be good for a joke? Whatever happened to the American "stuff a feather in your cap and call it macaroni" mentality...
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    US Military Changing "Killing Machine" Robo-Tank Program after Controversy

    The thing is they aren't really a terrible idea overall... but they are currently terrible due to the limitations of modern AI. Insect level intelligence just isn't smart enough to handle target verification all that well in an active environment. It's challenging enough when you are dealing...
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    Windows 10 Update Can Degrade Graphics, Mouse Performance in Certain Games

    Good News! Windows 10 will never be fixed because it's a subscription! All hail the death of quality control! /edit Before someone says "Windows 10 is not a subscription" Yes. Yes, it is. You pay for it with your personal usage data every month.
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    Denuvo Performance Hit in Devil May Cry 5 Tested

    Just an odd bit of info some people may have a misconception on with Denuvo. It's pretty cheap. 100kish per title isn't outside the norm for a AAA title for total costs.
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    Denuvo Performance Hit in Devil May Cry 5 Tested

    The actual effects of denuvo will depend on how it was used. Frontier is an example of a company that goes ape using it and as such their products are extremely difficult to crack. It still astounds me that people defend it as a DRM solution. Piracy isn't really up for debate against it. It's...
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    Anthem Is a Buggy Mess

    Why do you think that? They have enough budget for multiple titles at once. A single failure(or even multiple) is not a bankruptcy situation. It will only "be the end" if they fail to sort their house out.
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    Anthem Is a Buggy Mess

    A sony rep point blank stated no console has been bricked by the game. They did mention that some people have been issued refunds but they were ordered to stop issuing them except in special cases with high dollar customers. Not an excuse for bugs mind you but the false elements should be...
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    Skyrim Multiplayer Mod Accused of Stealing Code

    There are exactly zero legs to stand on if they charge a single penny. Their mod operates inside Bethesda property. Without explicit approval from Bethesda, these fellas are about to face a billion dollar legal team from hell. It's also sketchy as hell that they want absolute control over the...
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    Tim Cook: Apple Is Working on Future Products That Will "Blow You Away"

    "Apple is working on products that other people developed that we stole, added colours to, and created an epic marketing campaign to blow you away!"
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    New Study Claims Piracy is Driven by Availability and Price

    "Bothersome" is entirely to tame when things like this are realities: Stellaris: Base game=39.99 DLC=132.89 Cities Skylines: Base Game=29.99 DLC=140.84 Give me loot boxes, please. I'd rather face that cancer than the actual cost of DLC.
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    New Study Claims Piracy is Driven by Availability and Price

    You know what... I would absolutely pay for an hourly access system. I'd probably come out ahead with most AAA titles if I only had to pay the hours I actually played. Even at 1:1 dollar to hour played it would probably be more valuable than 60+ a title.
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    New Study Claims Piracy is Driven by Availability and Price

    People in america often dont get this one. Outside of the USA getting content can often be hillariously difficult legally or so absurdly expensive as to be offensive. I was in Canada when season 1 was released and the cost to watch it in that country was a 180 dollar cable package. Period. No...
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    Post Release Reviews of Anthem are Still Mixed

    X and Y people my friend. Sometimes perceptions just never align and this is one of those cases. No data will change your opinion beyond getting the product you expect. I can promise you though that it's astronomically rare to have a game "be full of game breaking bugs". What you personally...
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    Post Release Reviews of Anthem are Still Mixed

    No, I just define things with more objectivism. No problem with being subjective because at the end of the day you want what you want. I'm not going to knock a person for their opinion under any circumstances. To give you an example.. Immersion. You define it as your immersion in what you see...
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    Post Release Reviews of Anthem are Still Mixed

    Define end game. Raids? Got to max level and want more grind? Like I said I don't think that's this games intended audience. Why do I think that? Because every single casual title has wrecked every hardcore one in total profit /edit in the microtransaction category.
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    Post Release Reviews of Anthem are Still Mixed

    Actually, since the day zero release, the only bugs I or my friends have hit have been the 4445, One bugged world event in freeplay, and the odd stuck NPC AI that won't shoot back. I understand people are having problems but they aren't remotely as widespread or bad as you claim. All the people...
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    Post Release Reviews of Anthem are Still Mixed

    It depends on your POV. If the marketing is not wank I spent 60 bucks on a title I can play casually to blow off steam with friends. Anthem is actually a pretty good casual title. It's a terrible hardcore title I'll admit.. but I don't think that was its intended audience.
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