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Comment: Re:With REALLY Huge Fans... (Score -1) 280

by NemoinSpace (#49588547) Attached to: New Study Suggests Flying Is Greener Than Driving

Let's assume that you had some sort of battery that could store the same amount of energy as a full airplane fuel tank

New york to San Fransisco 259,840 Kwh (7,000 gallons of jet fuel) equates to about 3,000 Tesla batteries

and was light enough to not cause issues.

with a weight of 3.5 Million pounds.

Such a system wouldn't work for cars

Such a system works very well for cars. What it doesn't work for is airplanes.

Assume what you will. But don't suspend the laws of physics.

Note: this is moderated down automatically, because normally I would have written 2 paragraphs of scathing criticism of ignorant liberal global warming types, rather than typing bits of boring facts that normal people can figure out when they aren't spending time dreaming about what other people should do.

Comment: Re:hey dumbass (Score -1) 616

by NemoinSpace (#49532005) Attached to: Bill To Require Vaccination of Children Advances In California
Actually, he'd be better off reading the Declaration of independence. Just the part where they had to explain that all men have unalienable rights. Among those, are listed in the bill of rights. The bill of rights is written as a set of retrictions on government, it is not written to tell morons what they are allowed to do.
Almost anyone quoting the bill of rights as on expression of their freedom is n absolute dumbass.
Life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness. So I'll do as I damn well please, and you paper waving fascists can go fuck yourselves. We wiped you out once and we just might do it again.

Comment: no such thing as AI. (Score -1) 197

by NemoinSpace (#49523483) Attached to: Concerns of an Artificial Intelligence Pioneer
Sorry to once again proclaim "The emporer has no clothes". Conveniently ignoring facts and instituting agendas based on things you know nothing about is the realm of global warming nuts.
We have a hard enough time legislating how human inteligence interacts. Spare the hypothetical falsehoods of thinking about whether it is moral to enslave a hypothetically intelligent machine as a prelude to allowing them to marry. No matter how well intentioned, liberal thought experiments are never a substitute for engineering sweat. When you come reasonably close to creating artificial inteligence, hell, just give me a sufficiently advanced autonomous machine that can independently choose what it wants to do that day, and I'll listen to your bizzare arguments

Comment: Re:Barren Class M Planets? (Score -1) 64

by NemoinSpace (#49506007) Attached to: If Earth Never Had Life, Continents Would Be Smaller
Just because things are possible, does not make them probable. Even if universe is insanely large the odds are still one in a TRILLION of having an earth like planet, much less discovering one, much less getting there.
Then of course, there's the fact that most rocky planets have no water at all. Then of course, there's the fact that the U.S. no longer has a space program. We are traveling through space fast enough, Andromeda will get here soon enough. Anything we do faster will just increase entropy.

Comment: close enough for horseshoes and hand grenades (Score -1, Insightful) 342

Rockets exploding like hand grenades is not even close. I'm sorry to be the one to point out that this little snippit looks like a photoshopped mercury-redstone launch.
I gotta hand it to the guy, blowing all your money on a sure loser is something i would like to do one day. I'm pretty sure he knows he has *zero* chance. Hat's off.

Comment: Re:The fucking cat (Score -1) 172

The "many worlds" theory just adds a layer of absurdity by obscuring the proper reference frame. It's amateurish crap. Physicists proudly state at the outset of most of their arguments that they simply do not know, then happily carry on with flawed mathematical models pretending that they know. It's horribly dishonest, and intellectually degrading.
To learn from your mistakes, you have to admit your mistakes. The problem with modern physics is not that it is incomplete, the problem is that it is inherently wrong. You cannot define something which is undefined. There is no singularity. Stop it!

Comment: Re:people are going to be saying (Score -1) 737

by NemoinSpace (#49346113) Attached to: Germanwings Plane Crash Was No Accident

"well-regulated" = well-trained

Even the "Liberals Guide to Doublespeak" doesn't list this synonym. But the real problem is you're the type that thinks a government issued tax receipt implies "well trained". Every 16 minutes someone dies in a road accident. By your logic, the sooner we start shooting drivers, the safer we'll be.
Can we please stop the ancestor worship of a bunch of wealthy, slave owning, Indian killing, treasonists? I'm pretty sure they were no different than the thugs we have today. Now, you can either amend the constitution, or you can dissolve the political bonds which tie us together. Or you can continue blabbering while other people do your killing for you.
Because after all, even the "well trained" police didn't need guns when they snuffed Eric Garner.

Comment: Re:Sigh (Score 0) 110

Just because you can't afford one doesn't mean I'm not better than you. Plenty of people are going to buy this card and then probably have sex with your girlfriend.
You don't have a girlfriend either do you? See how this works? Believe me, you want this card, you need this card. This card separates the winners from the losers. I'm getting one. If you don't have less than a thousand dollars to blow on a video card, what are you gonna do when you have to spend real money?

Comment: Re:GCHQ Does Something Retarded (Score -1) 68

by NemoinSpace (#49272175) Attached to: GCHQ Builds a Raspberry Pi Super Computer Cluster
>>>"The ultimate aim is to use the OctaPi concept in schools to help teach efficient and effective programming. ...
But to learn how to build efficient and effective hardware you need to go to school somewhere else.
There's nothing wrong with doing something for the fun of it, but if you're a school with a stated goal of teaching students... Couldn't you not fail so dismally?

Comment: How does this help Eric Garner? (Score -1) 95

by NemoinSpace (#49262501) Attached to: BlackBerry's Latest Experiment: a $2,300 'Secure' Tablet
Unlike BlackBerries, cigarette packs are not password protected. Arguably, had Eric kept his cigarettes secured in a password protected container, the police would have had to secure a warrant, rather than torturing him to death in order to get the password from him.
While it is somewhat surprising that as of yet, no lawsuit is forthcoming holding Philip Morris partly responsible for this tragedy - hope springs eternal - there will be plenty of Eric Garners to match the number of jackbooted fascists in the future. Whether there will always be BlackBerries to counter high level morons sending sensitive emails through personal accounts is not as certain.

Mod this off topic, or even troll if you like, it's certainly addresses more issues regarding Blackberry than the article itself.

Comment: Re:Yeah, really?- Try a real fusion reactor (Score -1) 228

It's 93 million miles away. Right in our backyards, just like God planned it. Virtually unlimited power.
Yes, solar. Probably needs to be refined a bit, not the B.S. that has been controlled by the oil/coal giants.
When my dad was a kid, they pumped water by hand, and the blacksmith shop was run from steam engines. You know how the electrical grid was formed? - They built it. Just like the wright brothers built their airplane. Because the government wasn't in the business of getting in your way. Also the government wasn't in the business of keeping misfits alive. Now, you try getting some average Joe who can't grow his own corn to be able to make his own oxygen, then we can all haul ass to mars and sing Kumbaya
The good news is that Andromeda will be here before you know it. But will we? - Well, not me, all i plan to do is get my social security and die, because that's the best plan democrats since FDR could manage, and republicans haven't done much since Lincoln freed the slaves. So let this be a lesson to you. - When *you* come to two paths diverging in a yellow wood, start back-tracking. You don't belong in the woods. You're not Daniel Boone ya know. I mean, Hillary was from Arkansas, but she moved to New York and soon she'll be President. She doesn't know anything about email, or men, but she knew enough to get the fuck out of Arkansas.
Anyway, like I was saying, you want to know how to build a fusion reactor? Start with gravity and add Hydrogen. Lot's of it.

"Who alone has reason to *lie himself out* of actuality? He who *suffers* from it." -- Friedrich Nietzsche