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Comment: Re:Bummer (Score 2) 244

by Trogre (#49350967) Attached to: RSA Conference Bans "Booth Babes"

Your position is idiotic for any functioning society.

This argument reduces to the assertion that any dress code is immoral, and that people should be able to wear anything they like, including nothing. You then use the absurd leap to liken such a society that has a dress code to an oppressive muslim regime.

I hope the next person who sits beside you on a bus thinks like you do.

Comment: Re:Doubtful (Score 1) 328

by Trogre (#49272143) Attached to: New Crop of LED Filament Bulbs Look Almost Exactly Like Incandescents

GP is probably referring to the continuous spectrum of a black-body emitter.

Try putting a spectrometer (eg a CD) on an LED or CFL bulb and compare that with the spectrum of an incandescent. Now, that awful banding you see on the former applies to actual objects as well, which leads to things looking "unnatural".

That said, phosphors have improved a bit lately so the problem isn't quite as bad as it used to be.

Comment: Re:I've already LED-ified most of my house (Score 1) 328

by Trogre (#49264215) Attached to: New Crop of LED Filament Bulbs Look Almost Exactly Like Incandescents

I noticed that too. My two outdoor lights are presently one each of LED and CFL. Bugs flock to the CFL like, well, moths to the proverbial, but the LED one appears to be completely ignored.

Does anyone here have an idea why that might be? I wondered perhaps if the high frequency PWM strobing from the LED was perceived by the bugs as a flashing, rather than stable, light source.

The meat is rotten, but the booze is holding out. Computer translation of "The spirit is willing, but the flesh is weak."