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Comment Re: Actually, the common saying... (Score 1) 335

The issue I had was with DOS 7 (the one that shipped as the loader for windows 9x). I couldn't remove enough to make it work, well I probably could spend five minutes skimming about DOS memory management now, and do it, but back then I couldn't figure it out.

If memory serves, I couldn't bump the mouse into higher memory and it was too large of a driver.

Comment Re:Very sad - but let's get legislation in place N (Score 0) 706

Also, if someone lets you know a brick can go through your window, better replace is with bullet proof glass.

Though I think companies holding massive amounts of data should be held to a higher standard than people protecting their own stuff, I do agree with your general point.

Comment Re: Suckers (Score 1) 59

I assume one rental of a whole house in California covers it. I'm about to go to a place that's five day minimum at hundreds a day (we're a large group renting, no Teslas, but if they get one family extra in because ofbit, they're golden).

If one tesla owner goes to your place because they can charge, it is a very positive ROI.

Comment Re: Can we quit pretending that it's car "sharing" (Score 1) 231

The only time I used uber was in San Fransisco, yes, I could use uber x, and save a little money, but what I actually did was use Uber to hail a cab. It wasn't about saving money, it was about finding an empty Cab three blocks away to come get me. There was also black car service. I'd actually be surprised if the majority of their business in areas with a semi decent taxi system is the private drivers ( not shocked, but a little surprised). The people I know that use them primarily use the black car and cab services in DC and San Fransisco.

Now, where I live, I've used UberX, but there isn't really an alternative to getting picked up and delivered locally in general.

Comment Re: They could have branded it differently (Score 1) 279

That was kind of like Buzz

Picassa was (prior to getting eaten by G+) a great cross platform photo orginizer, with online storage ability.

Buzz integrated with it very well to post photos out of my collections.

Buzz displayed as a folder in gmail, and integrated with Google Chat.

It was fantastic, then G+ came around and there was no picassa, photos were an add on service to G+, except the vast majority of photos I take and orginize are not for social media. Then chat and email and messaging became all confused, which chats go to which sites is ambiguous, and I can't connect with third party services or apps.

It's a shame they finally realize G+ sucks after making so many other services worse when trying to integrate. Even though those services were already nicely integrated into a social network.

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