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Comment: I have a simple legitimate solution to the problem (Score 1) 43

If every household in America bought $150 in Comcast stock each month instead of paying their cable bill it would take ~3 years to buy them out. If everyone canceled their account and bought stock it would take less time. Kickstarter's limit is too small for this idea btw. Then we vote out the current board and replace them with Lessig, Nader et al. and BAM gigabit bidirectional IPV6 with al a carte channels.

Too communist for you? Go fuck your self.

Comment: Re:More EVs = More Infrastructure = More Sales (Score 2) 181

by F34nor (#48813847) Attached to: Tesla To Produce 'a Few Million' Electric Cars a Year By 2025

The sunk cost fallacy. So what if they spent money on it if it sucks now? You can never recover sunk costs you can only invest current capital in the best market. Move on.

Ironically GM came up with the Tesla style design after the EV1 and wanted it to have modular bodies so you could switch from coupe to van on the same frame/battery/engine platform. Unfortunately they stuck their head up their ass instead,

Comment: Re:More EVs = More Infrastructure = More Sales (Score 1) 181

by F34nor (#48813827) Attached to: Tesla To Produce 'a Few Million' Electric Cars a Year By 2025

I think his point is that the Tesla got the highest score ever by consumer reports. They said it is the best cat they have ever driven bar none. So if you are considering a M5 or a S4 why would you by something the has a higher cost and less performance?

Comment: Re:How can it not be realistic? (Score 1) 133

by F34nor (#48644593) Attached to: Tesla About To Start Battery-Swap Pilot Program

That will never happen in the US. You know it and I know it. When battery swapping has been discussed before by Detroit the consensus was "go fuck yourselves, you can't tell us what to do." I am paraphrasing. Also 50% for believes that the government is incapable of building the federal highway system, putting men on the moon, or anything without fucking it up. It has to be private in the US due to our self reinforcing bullshit machine. Anyway it doesn't matter because this would work just on pure price cost accounting.

Comment: How can it not be realistic? (Score 3, Insightful) 133

by F34nor (#48638551) Attached to: Tesla About To Start Battery-Swap Pilot Program

This is the only realistic approach to over coming the issues of charging speed, temperature, and time. You can also then have economy, regular ,and premium grades of batteries based on formulation or size. It also removes any concerns about battery longevity as once premium packs and be moved into economy as they age. This allows the batteries to be pampered when charging as well. Once you know the optimum rate of charge for longevity you now longer have to force feed the battery because of humans needs or time scales, just have a large enough buffer of batteries in the system.

Comment: Re:obviously they should track the sun (Score 1) 327

by F34nor (#48570297) Attached to: You're Doing It All Wrong: Solar Panels Should Face West, Not South

That was his definition and goal the practical application in Italy is not important to the point, that the GOP is the heir to Mussolini's fascism.

As to left right that has nothing to do with my point. Furthermore it is such a fine point that it would be lost on 99% of the people on the planet. I see what you're talking about but for all intents and purposes when you get that far out of the end of the insanity bell curve you wrap back around to the other side; crazy is crazy.

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