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Comment: Re:Budget Cuts (Score 1) 102

by TooMuchToDo (#49133683) Attached to: Argonne National Laboratory Shuts Down Online Ask a Scientist Program

Not worth the trouble. Load is low because my script makes 1 http get request per second. If *everyone* is trying to mirror, it could be a problem depending on the hardware running the site. I'd much rather just finish up under the radar and get it into archive.org without any headaches.

Comment: Re:Escrow service? (Score 2) 64

javascript:void(open('//web.archive.org/save/'+encodeURI(document.location)))

Using the above bookmarklet will archive the entire page in the Internet Archive immediately (timestamped by the Internet Archive). The Internet Archive crawler respects robots.txt, but it doesn't appear the Flickr robots.txt file will prevent you from using this method.

Comment: Re:International flights (Score 3, Informative) 78

by TooMuchToDo (#46709155) Attached to: In-Flight Wi-Fi Provider Going Above and Beyond To Help Feds Spy

GoGo is provided by a company called Aircell, out of Itasca, IL. They rely on a network of ~400 AT&T cell tower locations to provide connectivity (its all interconnected over MPLS). Row 44 is a competitor, and they use satellite connectivity, and hence can provide coverage over the ocean or international countries.

Not all relevant info, but thought I'd throw it out there.

Comment: Re:No, because they are not compatible (Score 1) 551

by TooMuchToDo (#46164191) Attached to: Should Nuclear and Renewable Energy Supporters Stop Fighting?

The problem is having power on demand. I want to turn on the heating *now* now wait until the wind blows of the sun shines

Then get a heat pump, and make up the difference with cheap electricity or natural gas. The earth below your feet makes for a phenomenal energy sink.

Comment: Re:Pffft (Score 1) 723

by TooMuchToDo (#46112151) Attached to: Atlanta Gambled With Winter Storm and Lost

Chicagoian here: I recently drove back from Tampa, FL to Chicago on Sunday. Drove through Atlanta at the right time. Got to Indiana and followed plows back from Indianapolis up to the state line. In a 2 door coupe with 300hp and stock tires.

Be prepared. Slow down. Don't drive like an asshole. Most importantly, *don't go out if you don't need to*.

Comment: Re:3D Printing is too complex. There is an easier (Score 1) 234

by TooMuchToDo (#46104877) Attached to: 3D Printing of Human Tissue To Spark Ethics Debate

Thanks for pointing all this out. Its true, 3D printing organs is a waste of time. You'd rather just grow them in vats, shcluff off the existing cells, and populate the organ with cells from the receiver.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/E...

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/bo...

Comment: Re:no (Score 1) 479

by TooMuchToDo (#46014559) Attached to: An Iowa ISP's Metered Pricing: What Will the Market Bear?

What happens when consumer demand for bandwidth rises faster than prices, and your revenue and profits don't cover equipment upgrades because of the demand curve? In that case, you charge more.

If you're Comcast, AT&T, or some other large incumbent, yes, you're milking your customers. Small town ISPs? Not so much. Feel free to grab an uplink and some gear, and try to deploy your own low density ISP and see what your costs are.

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