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Comment Re:With the best will in the world... (Score 1) 486

I'm sure Audi means that the synthesized fuel is functionally or practically identical, meaning same flash point, detonation point, emissions, etc. So why can't they say that? “Chemically identical” means you can put it through GCMS and get the same results, and I'm sure that's not the case.

Comment Well, duh (Score 5, Insightful) 239

If Haynes has monetized his channel, then any filming he does for it is commercial filming. YouTube videos are a full-time job for some people.
If he owned a plane, took a camera on it, filmed stuff from it, and got money when people watched the film, that would be commercial flying. This is no different.

Comment Sounds like the setup of an Asimov story (Score 1) 162

A perfect fit for the I, Robot universe: a conflict between the first and second laws, plus a question about the depth of the robot's understanding of its actions.

1. A robot may not injure a human being or, through inaction, allow a human being to come to harm.
2. A robot must obey the orders given it by human beings, except where such orders would conflict with the First Law.
3. A robot must protect its own existence as long as such protection does not conflict with the First or Second Law.

Machines certainly can solve problems, store information, correlate, and play games -- but not with pleasure. -- Leo Rosten