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Comment: Re:Far too expensive for a used car (Score 0) 63

by BitZtream (#49607259) Attached to: Tesla Adds Used Models To Its Inventory, For Online Purchase

It's the battery management system and the cooling system that would make the difference in longevity.

Sure, if you mean over provisioned batteries that you never have access to the full capacity of, then sure.

Tesla has nothing special, they just sell you 20kw/H batteries, and call them 5kw/H batteries, now they last 4 times as long. No those numbers are not exact matches for Tesla packs, but the point is the same.

My point is simply that they don't have anything special other than a different usage pattern to prevent stupid users from destroying the batteries.

Comment: Re:Dear Young Mr Zug (Score 1) 598

by BitZtream (#49600755) Attached to: My High School CS Homework Is the Centerfold

If this offends a girl, she has a problem, not the photo. Its a head shot. A face. She has to look at the exact same thing in the mirror every fucking day.

This is a product of ultra-libral trendy ignorant uppity assholes, not class.

If you can't handle this image you aren't going to be able to handle life, just off yourself.

Comment: Re:She has a point. (Score 4, Insightful) 598

by BitZtream (#49600659) Attached to: My High School CS Homework Is the Centerfold

No she doesn't. ITS A FACE, not a nude body.

The picture used WAS JUST HER FACE, if you want to see the full image you don't get it from the first Google search with Safe search on. You have to go out of your way to see nudity, and if they want to see nudity on the Internet, she's pretty fucking low quality nudity. A much less targeted Google search will yeild 18 year old boys HUNDREDS OF FREE PORN SITES ...

They don't give a flying fuck about Lena.

Comment: Dear Young Mr Zug (Score 5, Insightful) 598

by BitZtream (#49600651) Attached to: My High School CS Homework Is the Centerfold

Grow up.

Its a woman face and she's very proud of her picture. If there is anything about the image and the way its being used that bothers you, YOU have a problem and need to shut your uppity ass up.

You will not survive in the world if you unable to look at the face of a smiling woman in a photograph. You need to be evaluated. You aren't principled you're an uppity drama queen that no one is going to give a shit about in 2-4 years.

To take that a step further, if the naked female form bothers you in general, you also have serious issues and one has to wonder how you managed to cope with yourself this long in life? Or is it just jealousy?

Theres pretty much no way you come out of this without making it clear that your just being an uppity cunt. I presume the statue david and Venus shouldn't be in your lesson plan either?

If this post offends you, then it also applies to you, so just consider that when replying.

Comment: I must be old (Score 2, Insightful) 86

Because this sort of thing doesn't impress me anymore. It looks pretty much the same as every other demo I've seen for the last several years. Sure, it IS more detailed but those details do pretty much nothing to enhance realism and in fact as the demo shows, the artists go out of their way to show off these features (like 3d movies) and ruin it in the process.

I don't need to be blinded by your overpowering puddle of water, thats not impressive, I don't even need thousands of dollars of GPUs to do that.

Instead of showing me tears that look fake as shit and being proud of it, or a dirty face, why don't you work on things that make the whole scene clearly a rendering instead of reality.

Worse still, you can STILL see that the shadows are not actually calculated real time and not only lag but are jerky in their transitions.

So 10 our of 10 for heating up your GPUs and frying eggs, but 0 for actually impressing me with an advancement in rendering that I can about.

Comment: Re:Detector, please (Score -1, Troll) 179

Just for reference, just because you have some raspberry pi's running Linux, doesn't really mean you should be saying you run some servers.

Second, if you don't know how to detect this, you shouldn't be running servers.

Third, if you don't know how to prevent this from being useful, OR you don't take those actions be default, you shouldn't be running anything other than Windows.

Comment: Re:What, no Clippy? (Score 2) 51

Photoshop - Does anyone "really" run this on Windows?! I thought that was mostly a Mac thing, but whatever, I'll give that one to you.

No one runs it on OS X anymore either. Sure there are probably a few firms that still have some copies in use because they have old graphics designers that are incapable of moving to something else. For low to not ultra-heavy work, theres pixelmator which does everything that the various versions of photoshop due (excluding the medical edition of photoshop) and for the very high end side there are multiple photoshop replacements.

Photoshop once ruled supreme, today, after everything Adobe has done to it in the last say 5 years ... its irrelevant.

Comment: Re:iOS apps on Windows store (Score 1) 51

Just for reference, what they ACTUALLY MEAN is that you'll be able to compile Java (android) or Objective C (iOS) for Windows apps, thats about all, so no, you won't be able to run Android or iOS apps on your Windows 10 device, you'll be able to run some half ass half where the developer attempts to point only bits of they application for the OS interaction.

Comment: Re:iOS apps on Windows store (Score 0) 51

I can upload apps now to random websites ... they won't get loaded to an iOS device nor will the run on iOS devices. Thats not something Microsoft can change with out a jailbreak or their would be a metric fuckton more support for things like Cydia.

And if they're trying to imply they've emulated iOS's API and you can run iOS apps on Windows10 devices ... BWHAAHAHAHAHA sure you did. I'm sure that works great for a tiny ass demo app like hello world, beyond that the only way they could get proper emulation is to actually run iOS, which they can't.

No matter what they are saying or implying, they are lying.

Comment: Re:If SPAM is a problem, you aren't meant for IT (Score 0) 225

by BitZtream (#49598369) Attached to: Want 30 Job Offers a Month? It's Not As Great As You Think

Yea, because when you use some other mail server and your messages flow across the Internet in standard clear text SMTP ... the NSA can't read it from your server, just Googles. As far as being an idiot ... well ... pot, meet the kettle ... its black too.

I love when idiots think they know so much ... and every time you speak you show that you know far less than you think.

You also better look up the definition of collaboration, might surprise you to learn that it doesn't mean what you're using it to mean.

Before you rant and rave about how I'm a total idiot, you should start with a dictionary and a clue.

Comment: iOS apps on Windows store (Score 0) 51

Someone doesn't know WTF they are talking about. Windows store containing iOS apps ... which can't actually sign them with the digital signature required to actually load to a iOS device and run ...

And if they are referring to web pages ... well, web pages != apps, stop ruining the terminology you ignorant fucks.

Comment: If SPAM is a problem, you aren't meant for IT (Score 0, Flamebait) 225

by BitZtream (#49598225) Attached to: Want 30 Job Offers a Month? It's Not As Great As You Think

If you can't handle spam, you aren't qualified to be in IT. Seriously, you can't solve the most common problem that occurs on the internet ... Get a Gmail account you moron, FFS.

If this is really a problem for you, you need to switch professions, become a psychologist you'll fit right in, its full of people who talk out their ass like they know something yet have absolutely no idea wtf they are doing ... sounds like a perfect fit for you.

Comment: Re:Can't wait to get this installed in my house (Score 1) 506

by BitZtream (#49596757) Attached to: Tesla Announces Home Battery System

Your assumption is wrong in most ways.

You aren't going to cycle your entire battery every day, so 2000 charge cycles could be twenty years for all you know. You don't know what the actual battery capacity is. You know what they are telling you is available and for how long, but simply selling you a 800w pack and utilizing it to only 50% capacity (because its actually a 1600kw/H pack) changes the game entirely.

Thats how you extend battery life, you simply use less of it.

Tesla isn't going to warranty the pack for 10 years if they have to replace it in 5 unless they can replace it for less than 10% or so of the original sales price or something ridiculous. In which case, someone else will start making the same batteries and selling them for less without the spare capacity, probably out of hong kong, HobbyKing I bet will be first.

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