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Comment Wouldn't apply to Netflix (Score 3, Interesting) 85

Free peering typically means that each carrier sends and receives about the same amount of data - they each benefit equally from the peering. How much data is inbound to Netflix? About 1/10000th what comes out.

That said, why isn't Netflix's traffic upload "paid for" when they pay their data centre ISP? or is that too perfect world?

Comment Oh man, Red Bull totally knows gaming (Score 1) 61

Two Tony Hawk games? THPS2 on GBA was crazy for its time to cram it into a handheld, but still, you wouldn't have ever preferred a portable to a handheld for that series.

GTA was vaguely neat in the sense that it was on a Nintendo system

How about Elite Beat Agents (or Ouendan)? Hotel Dusk Room 215? Phoenix Wright? Professor Layton? 999? BRAIN AGE! Gawd. Get a better list. :P

Comment Re:Surprising to me (Score 1) 159

The only thing I've got is that I've had cars with an analog (2012 Camaro) and a digital (2008 Civic) speedometer that allow you to switch between mph and km/h making that an additional function they have. Didn't read TFA, but making it appear slower than actual? km/h to mph would do that.

Comment Re:Why doesn't price drop after phone is paid off? (Score 1) 798

What about porting your number? In theory, it works in Canada - I've never done it personally, but I was damn near thinking of doing that with an unlocked phone every month or two - except for the fact that Bell and Telus are the same network so it wouldn't matter. But no carrier here offers a discount to bringing your own phone afaik... And then there are the 3 year contracts up here... Blah..

Comment Re:easy (Score 1) 171

So if this new measurement is related to charge in the proton, could it be an impact of how close or perhaps more likely how fast the muon orbited the proton? As muons (and taus) are heavier than electrons, I would expect them to move slower around the proton which could cause a shift in how the quarks are positioned or interact within the proton. Mind you the muon is huge compared to the up or down quarks. And this is where my brain stops processing once I read that quantum chromodynamics is responsible for the majority of the mass-energy of the proton.. :P Oh well :P I tried!

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