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Comment Re:Cores Schmores (Score 1) 135

I think a big part of that is the compilers. Open benchmarks are mostly compiled with GCC which has optimization that is well tuned for AMD processors, especially if you are compiling 64 bit code. Closed benchmarks are likely to be compiled with either Visual Studio (not great for AMD) or ICC (downright terrible for AMD), except for Mac benchmarks which are usually compiled with LLVM/Clang.

Comment Re:No such thing (Score 1) 351

Adblock is pretty much a garbage plugin, everyone knows how to defeat it easily and make users turn it off , and that's by using it's own ad blocking rules against it. Put the entire content in a css container called "ad" and you'll be forced to turn off ad block to view the site.

Any site that tries to make me turn off Adblock is a site I stop visiting. Hasta la vista, Forbes.

Comment Re:Not really (Score 1) 276

The new ones will probably be more powerful; they can use a modern engine with multiple intake valves, full computer engine control, and other modern goodies. The lackluster handling will remain as the rest of the car is unchanged. They are being hand-built by a small company that has been refurbishing DeLoreans for years, so the fit and finish will probably be better than the 80s production cars were.

At the price they will be asking for them, it's a niche market. But they're only planning to make around 300 per year and they can probably sell that many.

Comment My guess on pricing (Score 1) 177

In the short term I expect they will charge the same amount for drone delivery as for same-day delivery by human drivers, with perhaps a short term offering of free or reduced rate shipping to get people to try it. In the long term it will depend on how the costs shake out; if it turns out to be costlier than dispatching drivers they will charge extra for right-now delivery, if it's cheaper they will use drones for all the same-day deliveries that are within the weight limit.

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