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Comment: Re:It's 1930s retro! (Score 2) 162

by Anubis IV (#49802379) Attached to: Professional Internet Troll Sues Her Former Employer

Soylent News is slowly getting better and better. I still check it each day, and the comments section has slowly been getting more interesting and more full over time. It's not as good as /.'s comments section yet, but give it another year and it might be. Plus, the staff there are making a real effort to be transparent, supportive of the community, and extremely receptive to feedback for changes that should be made, and it's clear that it's having a beneficial impact.

Comment: Re:This wasn't delayed by injustice (Score 1) 129

by Zero__Kelvin (#49802347) Attached to: A Ph.D Thesis Defense Delayed By Injustice 77 Years
I can only assume you are intentionally misdirecting the conversation. The U.S. has never declared war upon an entire nation or people, and then proceeded to target everyone including all civilians, women and children first if they can have it. Try not to be such an ass next time.

Comment: Re: Not pointless... (Score 1) 460

by Zero__Kelvin (#49797801) Attached to: D.C. Police Detonate Man's 'Suspicious' Pressure Cooker

"It's not irrational to consider a pressure cooker and propane tank parked near the US Capitol to be sufficiently unusual as to merit further investigation"

"Bomb squads don't "investigate" items that might be bombs."

Hard to believe they came from the same poster in the same thread, isn't it? It warrants further investigation! ... and ... What are you and idiot, it warrants no investigation! I't is always hilarious to watch idiots contradict themselves. Thanks for the entertainment!

Comment: Re:Tesla enables Edison to win the endgame? (Score 1) 553

DC motors still have their place, but with the advent of VSDs, not as much as before. That being said, large AC motors/generators still require a DC field current. In the old days this was done by a DC generator on the same shaft(with associated brushes...). Now days we do it electrically (thyristors to make a variable field), but most medium to large AC motors I have worked on have brushes for the field current. Not everything can be self-excited or use permanent magnets.

Comment: Re:This could never happen with global warming... (Score 1) 250

Anyone who argues against things that people didn't say is wasting their own time. You are one of those people.

That is true, I am wasting my time, since you don't even understand what you are saying, you think there is a consensus, but you don't know what that consensus is.

If you understood what there is consensus on, then you would be more interesting to talk to. Instead you're just ignorant to talk to.

"I'm growing older, but not up." -- Jimmy Buffett