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Comment Re: Wouldn't apply to Netflix (Score 1) 85 85

I doubt Netflix will be happy about it. Let say Netflix has 1m customers right now and they all show up at a particular time to start watching movies. Netflix cant handle it, customers gets pissed, it would be their worst nightmare, really. No all you can eat plan really provisions for everyone to be able to use the service at the same time (or all the time).

Comment Re: Wouldn't apply to Netflix (Score 1) 85 85

Now, this part of this message is for those of you out there who run an Video streaming service, or work for one: If your network can't handle all your customers streaming at once, then you'd better upgrade it soon, or you're not going to exist. Get used to the idea, because it's reality.

FTFY. I am sure netflix is scared because they can hardly serve a percentage of the customers at the same time, and they are probably never going to be able to serve all of them at the same time.

Comment Re:Relative terms (Score 2) 33 33

India has had a ballistic missile program, which had help from the US, since the mid sixties. While not as advanced as the Apollo program they did not start from square one.

This is totally wrong. US was allied with Pakistan (a NATO ally, which was frequently at war with India), and in fact the US actually brought economic sanctions against india in early 70s. US-India relations have been extremely bad until the 21st century. India did purchase a number of rockets (not the tech, just the rockets), from USSR/Russia, but it would require some serious mental gymnastics to call it giving India missile/rocket tech. India also benefit from publicly available information on what works and what doesnt and did not have to go test everything, but I wouldnt take away the credit for it.

Comment How does it come to Dragon Mobile Assistant? (Score 1) 235 235

Siri, Cortana and Google are pretty bad compared to the mobile app of "Dragon NaturallySpeaking". Nuance has been the king of voice recognition for both consumer and military use. I doubt soundhound can beat them. If they do, they are in line for some hefty contracts.

"And do you think (fop that I am) that I could be the Scarlet Pumpernickel?" -- Looney Tunes, The Scarlet Pumpernickel (1950, Chuck Jones)