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Comment Re:Sustainable? (Score 1) 260 260

Turkey fat is industrial waste, putting it in cars and milkshakes would be more environmentally sustainable than continuing to ignore the reality.

Well, I don't know how you got onto turkeys in particular, but Tyson Chicken (the world's largest producer of waste animal fat) has a chicken-fat-to-biodiesel plant...

Comment Re:Smart (Score 1) 265 265

So Tesla rigged the gauge when they did the swap? That's a bold claim.

What I'm saying is that the available evidence supports that idea at least as much as the idea that they're actually doing swaps. If they're actually doing swaps, why is definitive evidence so hard to come by?

Would you accept that his car didn't run out of energy while driving after the swap?

Yep. Would you accept that the vehicle actually behaved differently, but he didn't notice? If you chopped 5% of the performance off completely linearly, nobody would even notice.

Comment Re:Google did it (Score 1) 60 60

Most voice-mails are of *terrible* quality (listen to them sometime - people mumble, etc.). But even still GV does a pretty good job. And it does a very good job with numbers. So it's great for that person who left you a long rambling voice-mail with their phone-number half-way through. Oh - and the phone number will be "clickable" in GV to boot.

Comment Re:Snark on Detroit? (Score 1) 265 265

I'll agree that the average car of the 1980s was ugly as sin, and nearly as bad from a quality standpoint.

The 1970s were characterized by awful design coupled with 1960s technology. The cars of the 1970s are no more advanced than the cars of the 1960s. By contrast, the cars of the 1980s are dramatically more advanced... the imports, anyway. Japanese and German shitboxen got sequential fuel injection and advanced suspension designs. Most American cars were still using throttle body injection in the 80s, but at least they had discovered fuel injectors.

Comment That's Crazy Expensive (Score 3, Insightful) 260 260

Ensure is 1/3 of a daily meal plan and costs $1.19/unit. In order to be successful, a new product has to be cheaper and better. If your definition includes sustainability then it might be "better", but at literally twice the price of the entrenched competition, it's got to be twice as good. But it's little more than half the food value... So it's got to taste almost four times as good as Ensure to be compelling. Guess what?

Comment Re:So, the actual attack surface is vanishingly sm (Score 0) 80 80

2. Those who fall for some unknown social-engineering trap.

Well, that's every Mac user. You bought into the idea that you were buying a lifestyle, but actually you were just buying a PC made by slaves at Foxconn like every other PC.

Comment Re:Free speech zone (Score 1) 361 361

There isn't a "revoke privileges" kernel feature either despite years of trying (it is a hard problem).

You can't do it through a capabilities interface, even?

That means userspace have to have a sophisticated session manager like logind with kernel integration in order to keep the multi-seat sessions safe.

Why would it need to be married to the init daemon? That's the part that's unclear. cgroups permit management of process groups no matter how, why, or when they were created, or who created them. It doesn't matter if init starts the process, any other daemon could have done that job.

Comment Re:expand it is services? Really? (Score 1) 52 52

Ok, so it's a small sample size, but every article I've submitted has appeared exactly as I typed it.

Well, it's possible that you made higher-quality submissions than I did, or that you just tripped over lazy editors. It would be interesting to have some actual statistics on this, but hahaha. I mean, the editors are already lazy.

It is not best to swap horses while crossing the river. -- Abraham Lincoln