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Comment: Ha... (Score 1) 255

by PortHaven (#48914629) Attached to: Verizon, Cable Lobby Oppose Spec-Bump For Broadband Definition

I didn't realize that 3mbps was no longer considered broadband. Now I can say I pay Comcrap $50 for non-broadband service.

I used to have 6mbps, upgraded to 50 mbps saw some improvement but not drastic. (Still couldn't stream 3D Netflix until they paid Comcast to stop throttling them.) But dropping to 3mbps I do notice a signficant difference.


Honestly, I think 10mbps is pretty much a fair speed for most Americans (as most Americans stream these days)

Comment: ARE WE THIS DUMB!!! (Score 1) 130

by PortHaven (#48879447) Attached to: New Advance Confines GMOs To the Lab Instead of Living In the Wild

So what happens....

It always escapes, adapts, finds alternatives, worse IT MUTATES, MATES, MORPHS with existing E. Coli, and slowly eradicates E. Coli.

Oh that's great you say, NO IT'S NOT!!!! Believe it not you NEED E. Coli bacteria. There are numerous varietes, many are beneficial to the digestive track. Some are bad, but many facilitate digestion.

Comment: What I love... (Score 1) 186

by PortHaven (#48401759) Attached to: Battlestar Galactica Creator Glen A. Larson Dead At 77

Is that Dirk did seem to come around, because Katie Sackoff's character was one of the few decent ones in the whole BSG reboot.

I love the photo of Dirk and Katie smoking cigars in a Starbucks coffee shop. (Kudos to the manager who was smart enough to bend the rules and say, for this....we'll allow smoking.)

Thus mathematics may be defined as the subject in which we never know what we are talking about, nor whether what we are saying is true. -- Bertrand Russell