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Comment: Re:What a load of BS (Score 1) 507 507

by Moofie (#45276521) Attached to: How Big Data Is Destroying the US Healthcare System

"at any employer."

That is why you're not having a problem. If you have employer-provided healthcare, you don't have to worry about preexisting conditions. And now, under Albatrosscare, you don't have to worry about them on the private insurance market either.

Somebody will manage to explain to me why this is bad someday, I suppose, but I sure haven't figured it out yet.

Comment: Re:Why a 64-bit phone is good: (Score 1) 348 348

by Moofie (#44869153) Attached to: Did Apple Make a Mistake By Releasing Two New iPhones?


Not application backwards compatibility. Apple does not control that.

I'm talking about upgrading handsets to new OSes. Who does better than Apple?

"A lot of small publishing/design houses got burned in the transition from OS9 to OSX."

Kay. From my perspective as a user, it was pretty awesome.

Comment: Re:They didn't release enough phones, IMO.... (Score 1) 348 348

by Moofie (#44868779) Attached to: Did Apple Make a Mistake By Releasing Two New iPhones?

Good point. And, for my money, I prefer Apple's approach to Android's. We may get to the point where screens are high enough resolution I don't care about pixel accuracy, but we're not there quite yet.

Isn't it cool that there are several competing options in the market? I think that's a win, don't you?

Comment: Re:Thrust (Score 2) 58 58

by Moofie (#44253183) Attached to: Aerovelo's Human-Powered Helicopter Wins $250,000 Sikorsky Prize

I'm sure they built it that huge just for funsies. Surely it didn't occur to them to use smaller rotors, you know, like every single helicopter ever built on Earth. They probably just didn't think of it.

Man, people who do things that have never been done before are so dumb...

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