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Comment: Re:It's almost like the Concord verses the 747 aga (Score 0) 151

by Jason Goatcher (#49158537) Attached to: Hyperloop Testing Starts Next Year

Obviously, it would suck if you only had the one train, but what if it worked like a highway and trains could get on and off? So you could have multiple trains sharing the same track.

And, yes, I know, people think it wouldn't be in vacuum anymore, but pumping out air could simply be an intermediate step after people are already on the train, like waiting on a runway for a plane to actually take off.

Comment: Re:Fool me once, shame on you... (Score 0) 252

by Jason Goatcher (#49104603) Attached to: No Tech Bubble Here, Says CNN: "This Time It's Different."

But when you invest in gold, you're trying to avoid the huge ups and downs of the stock market. Correct me here, but gold value tends to increase in a recession and decrease in a boon, and in a boon you can simply get a job to recoup the losses. To me, it's a choice of being safe or _possibly_ rich.

But I have schizophrenia and live with my parents, so it's sort of a moot point. :)

Comment: Re:Ha! (Score 0) 127

by Jason Goatcher (#49093541) Attached to: Fedcoin Rising?

So you're saying there was no economic growth back when everything was either bartered or money was precious metals? That's so fallacious I'm not even going to bother trying to Google proof.

Currency exists so that powerful people can fuck with you. Period. If it's not backed by gold or something else, but simply on someone's reputation it doesn't deserve to be trusted.

Comment: Re:Bye Apple products (Score 0) 128

by Jason Goatcher (#49093351) Attached to: Apple Patent Could Have "Broad Ramifications" For VR Headsets

Bias and objectivity are very similar. Objectivity is simply approved of bias.

It's like prejudice, we have to have prejudice to survive but it can get out of hand. People say prejudice is wrong, but if someone decided to make a fashion statement by wearing a cloth stocking over their head, there aren't a lot of people that would approve.

Comment: Re:"to an accuracy of 10 cubic kilometers" (Score 0) 183

Reread the summary. The 10km number is just for the initial example. It later goes on to talk about Plank length and how much energy it would take to store the locations of objects down to a Planck length.

The most interesting thing I get out of this is that the universe apparently fails to use compression to store the locations of things.

Comment: Re:But, but, you're using logic and science (Score 0) 328

by Jason Goatcher (#49074815) Attached to: Federal Study: Marijuana Use Doesn't Increase Auto Crash Rates

The problem is you're using logic and science to argue with people who still believe bullshit WOD propaganda like the "gateway drug" theory.

They're not interested in facts, statistics, or scientific evidence. Like fundamentalist religion people, they've made up their mind and anything that disagrees with their predisposition is a "lie".

What's your beef with fundamentalist religion people? We can totally be reasoned with, but calling us idiots because we disagree doesn't count as being reasonable.

You have to realize that not everyone agrees on what the core truths of life are. When someone believes in a Supreme Being, they don't approach life the same way.

Even bytes get lonely for a little bit.