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Comment: Re:flattened growth?! (Score 1) 271

by TheDarkMaster (#49049023) Attached to: Peak Google: The Company's Time At the Top May Be Nearing Its End
THIS. Exactly, the original idea of the stock market was distorted. When you buy shares of a company you are becoming her partner, but the assholes from Wall Street decided to make the stock in a casino where no one remembers what is the reality and everyone ignores that is plain impossible to grow forever.

Comment: Re:No more downtime (Score 1) 117

by TheDarkMaster (#49047619) Attached to: Live Patching Now Available For Linux
Well, let me see... Having to restart a desktop computer is not a problem, after all you supposedly are not running a server. And if despite being a desktop you keeps it on 24/7 then you are wasting electricity, because you are not using your computer 24 hours a day non stop right? Then he be occasionally off is not a problem. And when Windows asks to restart it does not require you to do so immediately, you can finish what you was doing and then restart. What's the big problem with doing this?

Comment: Re:Audiophile market (Score 5, Insightful) 418

Well, a company that charges ten thousand US dollars for a network cable may easily pay very good money to have favorable "reviews" and "professional physicists" endorsing the "magical properties" of the product. As a non-American I am surprised as you Americans allow criminals freely sell products that are clearly scams like this.

Comment: Re:Artists often get little (Score 1) 157

by TheDarkMaster (#48978381) Attached to: Major Record Labels Keep 73% of Spotify Payouts
"personally I find it somewhat insulting calling many of them artists. yes without a doubt many have a gifted voice or work hard to produce excellent sounds, but they aren't artists."

The performer is just as important as the composer for a good music, I dont know from which planet you came to think such nonsense.

Comment: Re:its Nvidia FREESYNC (Score 1) 42

by TheDarkMaster (#48969909) Attached to: Mobile G-SYNC Confirmed and Tested With Leaked Driver
Dammit. Although is indeed possible to enable gsync on the hardware described (asus laptop), the author of the site is a liar. The driver is not his work, is merely a file for a beta version of the nVidia driver inadvertently leaked as described in the article. MAY work with just the right desktop monitor (able to use eDP and Display Port 1.2a), but is not his work as he claims.

Comment: Re:Since when is AMT controversial? (Score 1) 179

by TheDarkMaster (#48936493) Attached to: FSF-Endorsed Libreboot X200 Laptop Comes With Intel's AMT Removed
The problem is that it is a too powerful tool that if used for evil can cause impressive havoc and no one would know until too late. And a too powerful tool where you are not sure if you have the control you should have. Usefull, yes, but a too big security risk for my taste.

Comment: Re:It'll never happen (Score 1) 333

Not uninterested, cautious. If you were a form of highly advanced and evolved life, you will risk trying to directly contact a primitive, stupid and violent life form like us? They would wait until we mature enough to make possible a contact. And I honestly doubt they have not tried before and we confuse them with "gods"...

The next person to mention spaghetti stacks to me is going to have his head knocked off. -- Bill Conrad