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Comment Re:FUD at least sort of. (Score 1) 199

I have posted something like this before, but I think there need to be a company that certifies devices like home microphones and cameras and stamps them with approval if they follow certain ways of engineering these devices. For instance I would like to see these devices basically tie a external LED to com on or off via a electronic relay that is tied directly to the power of the mic and the camera. So if I wanted to install cameras inside my house that only come on when my alarm is going off, I would know they minute they come on by having a very bright LED that is saying "YOUR CAMERA IS ON" and if off the power is off. If you used right hardware and did this correctly there were be a zero percent chance that even a hacker could compromise the camera and turn the camera on with out the LED also being on. I do not trust the makers of these devices and I also do not trust that a hacker can not get in and watch also.
I currently have IP cameras outside my house, but if someone hacked them I would not be too worried if they want to watch my driveway.

Comment Re:That won't last long... (Score 1) 788

I thought the clock looked enough like a bomb to at least have it checked out. I think I could have been able to tell myself, but if someone protecting my child's school thinks something looks sort of like a bomb, I hope they check it out before letting it go myself. And I am not a "Islamophobe" at all, I just think when it comes to bombs and schools it is better to be safe than sorry, and no excuses are needed.

Comment Re:Release now patch later give CEO big bonus (Score 1) 367

That is true, but to be honest, most gamers should understand by now that when you buy a game on the day it comes out you understand you want it sooner and are willing to deal with some bugs. If you want bugs fixed wait and buy the game months after release when they have had some patches.
For instance I bought FO4 knowing there would be bugs, but if I am going to buy the game eventually I might of well check it out now and wait for some patches to come in to play most the game.

Comment I think everyone agrees (Score 1) 25

I think everyone wants better tracking, I mean I even think Oculus would agree that V2 might have something better, but this is a version 1, calm down things are all going to change and get better over and like comparing cell phone abilities. I am sure I will be getting a Oculus CV1 when it comes out, I really do not have the room for the VIVE myself, but I can not say I would not buy one in the future sometime on version 2 or something.

Comment Re:It's not just the criminal justice system. (Score 2) 245

The first time I got drug tested by a job I was trying to get it was in a small doctors office, years later when I had to do the same thing again for another job it was in a drug testing facility that tests hundreds of people all the time like herding cattle.
Testing companies have convinced employers that you can not afford to NOT test your employees, it could make you look bad in the press and cause bigger issues later.
It is all a bunch a bullshit and they need to leave people allot, stop wasting money on testing everyone, that even goes for people on well fair as far as I am concerned it is a waste of money and a invasion of privacy.

Comment Re:Another example of bloat (Score 1) 309

This game ran great on my XBOX ONE console. I game mostly on my PC with a GTX780ti. But I take my XBOX ONE with my when I got on vacation and this year played Batman and this game is truly amazing looking and played great on the XBOX. I was amazed at how well the game let me drive the Bat Mobile around the city so fast and never had a stutter or slow down really.

Comment Explanasion (Score 1) 190

It may help to start by comparing a wired connection to wireless first. The cable that comes to your home uses much the same frequencies that are used all the time over the air, but cable company can use the same frequencies that are used outside the cable inside the cable but lets them use the whole spectrum or at least most of it because you will always have a certain amount of leakage. Even in a new cable system, you will have lose connections that leak RF, the cable company knows this and the put special frequencies not used outside the cables in the cables that can be easily detected when they leak and drive vans around mapping when they spot that frequency. then they can check for lose connections that might be leaking other frequencies also.
So what you need to understand is that each run of cable has a whole spectrum of frequencies allowed inside that can be shielded from outside interference, and therefore will always be better than a wireless connection in almost all ways when the cable is not having an issue anyway.
The cable company can also divide the cables going to different areas/nodes to reuse the same frequencies for things like VOD so a frequency on one node can be used over again on every node for a different customers VOD stream for instance. This is something wireless can not really do since it would run in to interference in the airways.
Now lets get to fiber, Fiber has a big advantage over copper cable in that you do not have to worry about electro magnetic interference at all, no issues with grounding or lose connections allow your frequencies out or other frequencies in to the system. It is easier to diagnose issue on the fiber using sensors that pick up back scatter reflections on the fibers. and currently they can support 400mbits per light frequency on the equipment that some providers use, with 80 frequencies per optical DWDM device, and I am sure they are already doing 1 terabit per frequency on newer lap systems etc with also more than 80 frequencies in use.
The fact that you do not have to worry about electrical interference is a big deal, you either have the light levels you need or you don't and no interference to worry bout, you do not have to worry about electric spikes from storms or anything like that being carried over the fiber and it is also much easier to run equipment that would detect anyone messing with the fiber or trying to TAP it.
So wireless might be nice and getting better all the time, it may be enough bandwidth today for some people, but will not be better than a direct connected wire or fiber.

Comment Re:Win10 is worse than Win8 (Score 1) 492

I do not like my PC to even download updates on a schedule, I could be playing a game or even up working late all the time and I have to real time I can tell windows to update everyday or week. I do not mind just turning off Automatic updates then, but it would still be really nice to have my virus signatures update automatically but unfortunately when you disable windows update you also disable auto virus updates also. Microsoft really could do allot better.

Comment Re:Plant Recognition (Score 1) 421

I have a great idea for an app, If someone does this cut me a check :)
A cool app would be if you could take a picture of a women, like a waitress or something, and the app would scan a database of Porn Stars and suggest a porn star that looks similar to the one in a picture. Maybe even tie it to movies for sale for that porn star.
Would be awesome.

Comment Re:My review (Score 3, Insightful) 148

Snarky assholes make snarky comments, go figure!
There is nothing wrong with watching a movie just for laughs and to relax, not every movie has to be watched so that you can prove how much of a intellectual you are. If you did not like the movie that's cool, no reason to be a dick about it.
If you watched this movie thinking it was going to be anything more than what you found, your the dumb ass, it was more than obvious.

Comment Re:My review (Score 2) 148

I am 43 and I still like the Seth Rogan juvenile films myself, I knew it would be funny stupid and it was, no surprise there.
But I will say I thought the whole film was twice as funny just because when they make fun of Kim Jong-un I just get this mental picture of Kim getting very upset somewhere and demanding they remove this movie from the internets!

"Sometimes insanity is the only alternative" -- button at a Science Fiction convention.