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Comment: I hate cases and screen 'protectors' (Score 0) 194

by B00KER (#44287605) Attached to: I use a screen protector ...

Phone cases ruin the phone appearance and screen protectors ruin the touch experience. As someone else put it, the screen seems scratched the whole time with the protector trying not to scratch the screen; seems stupid.

People keep the phone as brand new inside the cases; but they never see it nor enjoy it.

+ - Physicists show self-correcting quantum computers are theoretically possible->

Submitted by InfiniteZero
InfiniteZero (587028) writes "From the article at phys.org:

Using exotic components such as color codes, new phases of quantum matter, and extra dimensions, a team of physicists has shown that it's theoretically possible to construct a quantum computer that has the ability to correct itself whenever an error occurs.

"The greatest significance of our work is showing that self-correcting quantum computing at a finite temperature is not impossible as a matter of principle," physicist Héctor Bombin told Phys.org. Bombin was at MIT in Cambridge, Massachusetts, while performing the study and is currently at the Perimeter Institute in Waterloo, Ontario. "In fact, the original motivation came from claims to the contrary by other authors. We provide explicit constructions that can be checked directly, without numerical simulations.""

Link to Original Source

Comment: Buying legally is much more difficult (Score 0) 647

by B00KER (#38550058) Attached to: Actual Damages For 1 Download = Cost of a 1 License

I wanted a program for Android and my friend offered to pay it with his credit card.

We tried and the information was either wrong for the page or incomplete.

We tried with another card. No luck...

I made a google search, the first result leaded to a link. In less than one minute I had the software running on my device...

"I may kid around about drugs, but really, I take them seriously." - Doctor Graper