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Comment: Re:What, smug engineering jobs? (Score 1) 634

by Tyr07 (#49574865) Attached to: How To Increase the Number of Female Engineers

There are women who can actually pee standing or in urinals. They just have to touch their junk like we do to make it happen.

I'm not going to get into a debate which is more convenient, but it has been shown to be done without requiring women to squat over something. Certainly being able to sit down and do your business is a lot nicer.

So on that one, are you telling me these women are genetically different? Or did they just prove those girls are the types to just get shit done in whatever situation like men often have to?

I will definitely say that I have nothing against making work places better for everyone, but it does piss me off when women are getting into roles that men typically did in the past and all of a sudden it's "What the fuck is this"

Where the fuck were you before? Narrow-minded self interest groups are a cancer. I'll support any true equality egalitarian groups, as I feel they look at the best interest of everybody, but not people who just want to focus on their particular gender only as a directly benefits them, on either gender.

Comment: Re:Clueless assumptions (Score 1) 99

by Tyr07 (#49570933) Attached to: Kerbal Space Program 1.0 Released After 4 Years of Development

What I said may not fully apply to you, simply as you aren't the gold star generation, but I'm seeing this come up frequently from that gen for not just KSP.

You might be part of the older crowd but I wonder if you were part of the dial up age when online gaming first brokered, or played games before that. Games were actually hard back then.

Part of the problem now is regardless of generation, internet is common place, you don't have to know anything that requires thinking to get games installed and configured anymore. This is allowing a different breed of people into a world that used to be reserved for the more intellectual on the problem solving side, it was full of challenges and people accepted them.

If some drag effects and heat re-entry make the game a pile of shit you wouldn't recommend to friends, that says something.

If you said you'd rather the game wasn't that hard for yourself, that you may mod it to be easier for you, or would have liked an option for the new flight system or old, I could respect that.

But dismissing the game as immediately too hard not fun any more, you're not leaving a lot of space to accept your issue beyond someone who won't play anything harder than angry birds.

There's a large group of people who behave that way and really stifle some cool innovations from indy developers. Usually I find it's often the children, teenagers that mostly make up this crowd.

Comment: Re:Well let's see... (Score 3, Funny) 299

I would need one for the mouse, because track pads are no good for gaming.

I would need one for the keyboard, because laptop keyboards are too cramped.

I would need one for a webcam, because the webcams that come with laptops are too low quality for my standards.

I would need one for an external DVD/Blu-ray combo burner since laptop optical drives are cheap.

I would need one for an external hard drive since laptop hard drives are too small.

I would need a jack for speakers, since laptop speakers are terrible.

I would also need HDMI, because laptop monitors are way too small.

I have what you need.

It comes in a large case because laptop cases are too small.

Comment: What, smug engineering jobs? (Score 3, Insightful) 634

by Tyr07 (#49569317) Attached to: How To Increase the Number of Female Engineers

Societal good? Like drinking wells? Well first that isn't very difficult.

Look, we all want to do special cool little projects and make money. None of us want to do boring menial tasks that aren't fulfilling, don't allow us to be smug and feel like we're better than everyone else because we're charging the world.

Men have been the provider for a long time, so they got used to "Tough shit, you need to make money, do it anyway"
I'm glad we have equality or well, trying to reach that because women are just as capable as men.

However some of them are getting a rude awakening I guess. Then they blame society for not having jobs that they want or some shit and it's mens fault. No, welcome to the real world, not all this shit is fun and fantastic like what you were raised to believe.

I saw a TV show doing undercover boss for waste management. There were no time for breaks to go to the washroom, so you brought a pale for you.

It was a big issue for a women to have to piss in a bucket or whatever they had to do.
No one gave a shit at all that men had to do the same thing. Now, don't get me wrong, I don't think /anyone/ should have to on a job like that.

However apparently when women get the same shitty stick men do, it's a sexist thing or improper. Welcome to the world, you wanted an equal part of it. You don't get just lick the icing off and not eat the rest of the cake.

Comment: Re:I love KSP, but sometimes... (Score 1) 99

by Tyr07 (#49568737) Attached to: Kerbal Space Program 1.0 Released After 4 Years of Development

[quote=DerekLyons]They also gave us a more advanced (and accurate) aerodynamics and engine performance model - but at the cost of the game's much vaunted simplicity and user friendliness.[/quote]

This kind of thought is the same as the people who all raged and said they will never play minecraft ever ever again if they make torches run out.

I've played it from the start and the most recent flight models are really cool and impressive. I thought they were a lot more fun. I'm sure there will be a mod to make the game easier to you but really, it feels like this is new generation it must award me 5 stars and say Good job! You're the best! Or else people won't play with it.

Generation Megaman is too hard.

Comment: Re:First time a Muslim packs one with explosives (Score 1) 162

by Tyr07 (#49388367) Attached to: How long until our skies are filled with drones?

Extremists can be any nationality or religious choice. Caucasian, Asian, Black, Latino, whatever you want, and any religion. I live in Canada. There's lots of muslims and other faiths here. They're my neighbors, customers, employees, business owners, people who drive their kids to school, who help with community problems and the list goes on.

Eventually you'd read the whole list and realize, Oh! They're like normal people!

Yeah, because they are. An asshole is an asshole, a murderer is a murderer, it doesn't matter your religious choice or skin color. There's plenty of non muslim extremists, their are entities like the west buro bapist church.

Also in the past, all nationalities of all faiths did inhumane terrible things to people. catholic, christian, witch burning, ever think of that?

Think of your wife right now, or your kids? What if a priest diddled your little boy or wife, and if they say anything, they'll brand your wife as a witch and burn her.

You know these things happened. Witch burning was all about inciting the population into mythical garbage when the real motivation was simply politics. You offended the wrong person and so they want you dead.

So take a long, long look at the entires world past before you attempt to label everyone into a specific group. The choices people make are the actions of the individuals and those are the ones that are to be judged.

Comment: Re:Delivery drones (Score 1) 162

by Tyr07 (#49388329) Attached to: How long until our skies are filled with drones?

Well there's a few things you're overlooking. You're not wrong about the points you put out, but it's more likely that an automatic car will drive to someones house. Drone doesn't limit itself to aerial machines.

If air drones are involved at all it will likely be only from a vehicle carrying food. It will basically simulate the driver.

The vehicle would drive up to your address, launch the drone with your food to your door. Otherwise depending on drive ways, you have people walking out in the rain to get their pizza from an car, people won't be pleased with that.

You get the effective land based performance, combined with the manouverability to drop it off right at your door or very close to, wind speed would have to be very extreme in that short distance from car to door to have serious problems, and the flying at lower altitude will negate most wind storm issues.

In addition it makes more sense if there was multiple deliveries in an area to have a car with the deliveries weight wise and then to drop them off to people from there, versues all the way from the pizza store.

Comment: Re:Time for men's liberation (Score 1) 369

by Tyr07 (#49076705) Attached to: Two New Male Birth Control Chemicals In Advanced Stages

Egotistical? Unfair? Take your crap up with genetics, evolution, god, the universe, all creation, nature, (or continue to blame men) over if it's fair if the responsibility is put on the one who carries the child to term and biologically assumes all medical related risks to it.

Why is it fucking fair that men generally tend to be stronger and suited for hard labor and that no feminist group that exists is advocating for more women in heavy stress highly physically demanding work in high risk environments.

Fair my ass, don't even try it. Men tend to be stronger and better equipped to handle these jobs so we tend to use our biological differences to advantage. There are women who are stronger than men but they're the exception, not the rule.

Women when they get a penis inserted into them can become risk to growing another human, medical stresses or even death. Buck up, take some ownership over your body AND the responsibility that goes with it. Quit trying to spread the blame and responsibility when in the end you get sole choice.

You want equal responsibility? Fine, we'll make it equal, which (Oh my gods, here comes an ego statement! Fire up your double standard machines!) that men, if they have EQUAL responsibility, then they get EQUAL control over the situation. Yeah I bet you don't like that thought, everyone loves MEN being responsible for the consequences or "equally" responsible even though they're not equals in making the decision on if you keep that child, have an abortion, stay together or pay child support.

Equal rights equal responsibility. If you have MORE RIGHTS on what is to become of that child, then you GET MORE RESPONSIBILITY too. Suck it the fuck up.

Comment: Re:Sad For My Gender (Score 5, Insightful) 369

by Tyr07 (#49068731) Attached to: Two New Male Birth Control Chemicals In Advanced Stages

You should be sad for humanity, because men or women, both do some pretty shitty things.

That aside, women, rightfully in my opinion, call out that it's their body, they have the right to make choices that affect their body.
Yet for everyone pointing a finger a men, what happened to this right to choose what happens to your body, what, you get the right to chose but don't have
the responsibility?

Male birth control is the right step forward for equality for men. You see, although all the more extreme fem groups are all looking at the CEO's and measuring their own personal wealth against it, deciding it's the old boys club, there are other areas that have inequity for men, such as decreased pleasure sexually to prevent pregnancy, the way the courts favor women for parenting, that family courts are HEAVILY populated by women, almost always a female judge with female representatives, and that men are on the hook for children women decide to keep or come to term.

Well, this is one way we can make our own choices about what responsibilities we're going to accept and it will be out of a woman's hand, so I'm all for it.

Comment: Re:Time for men's liberation (Score 5, Interesting) 369

by Tyr07 (#49068639) Attached to: Two New Male Birth Control Chemicals In Advanced Stages

Well, this will take away that excuse for behaving irresponsibly.

Right, because men make the choice if the child was given up for adoption, day after pill or abortions. Or the fact that men don't have to carry a growing life inside of them with potential medical risks and bringing into the world, you know, because, that's clearly not possibly in the range of responsibility for a woman.

I'm responsible myself, but seriously, if I would get a tiny life form growing inside of me, I would assume it's MY responsibility to decide if *I* want that to happen to me. Pro choice pro your body pro your responsiblity? Yeah no one likes that last part. Lot of special interest groups are pro everything I want except the responsibility that comes with that freedom of choice.

This alternative will be a true freedom for men however, especially for couples when birth control doesn't work well for some women out there.

However, this will also protect men from some other issues, like forced responsibility for the irresponsibility of women. If a women makes the mistake of not ensuring she will not get pregnant when both parties claim not to want children, there is no forced responsibility for a child to grow up in a broken home and finances garnished. You'll lose that "Well You're A MAN and you're responsible too!" Because a lot of us will be, a lot more than you would expect, and it will shift things in our favor.

In addition, this will be so new that for women who do cheat (No no, not accusing all women, men do it to, yatta yatta, get your narrow minded self interests out), it will create a different scenario where more women won't be on birth control, but men will be. So when she suddenly gets knocked up, this is going to be interesting on a social / society level.

Comment: Of course grit and openness garner higher grades. (Score 1) 249

by Tyr07 (#48795625) Attached to: Education Debate: Which Is More Important - Grit, Or Intelligence?

That's what they judge as performance right?

"My teacher told me the sky is blue because rainbow faries decided it to be" Grit - Studies rainbow faeries exaustively, scores high on test! Great personality! Very open! Pat on back, here's your fucking marks!

Intelligence, "My teacher tells me that the sky is blue because of magic faeries. This of course, is silly and can be explained in more detail scientifically"
Intelligence: Submits paper on light refraction within the atmosphere.
Scores lower. This wasn't the report the assignment was asking for.

Questioning people, having people not like you, not doing exactly as they say are all trade mark things you can do to lower your performance in school.

Tests are not graded by machines. Teachers have been known to be pissed at a student and deliberately give them lower marks.

Anyone trying to claim personality is more important potenitally will spread it from school to life and in a lot of ways it's true.
But you can see this popular people are on the rise thanks to things like social media, so here it is.

"If I don't like you, you will be less successful. Do what I like, because that means you are open and have a great personality"

Manipulation at it's finest.

Comment: Re:In Ontario's experience, speed cameras work... (Score 1) 335

by Tyr07 (#48704467) Attached to: Out With the Red-Light Cameras, In With the Speeding Cameras

Where are your statistics? This sounds like something just pulled out of no where.

Here's some facts. - Vehicles travelling the same speed and same direction cannot cause can accident. It's called physics. We can all agree on this. If the car in front of you is going 120 KM/H, and you are going 120 KM/H, neither of you change directions, it's physically impossible to collide.

If the average driver is going 120 KM/H, and you are going the speed limit of 110 KM/H, you are now an object in the way of every other drive on the road. Now, as road safety is for the masses of the road, not the individual, who is flawed? Clearly the single person causing a disruption in the flow of traffic.

Also at higher speeds, the average driver tends to leave significantly more space between them and other drives. That's from my personal experience on the road, I've seen plenty of examples at higher than usual speeds where traffic is quite spread out.

Also if vehicles are moving at a faster rate, it's more likely that vehicles will remove themselves from that road faster, preventing congestion. This will also increase the distance between vehicles.

The slower traffic is going, the more moves drivers make to try and get ahead, changing lanes, having to change speeds because traffic is slowing down in front of them. This leads to accidents.

Statsitically, the more variance in speed in direction, each time you make a change, you increase your odds of getting into an accident, as mentioned above, same speed, same direction, no accident. So that means 1 of out X changes in speeds or direction changes, there will be an accident.

Reducing the variance in speed and direction changes is the only true solution. If 80% of people are driving faster than the speed limit (Seriously, the highways out here, everyone always goes 10-20 KM faster than the speed limit, entire flow of traffic except the odd driver) then the speed limit should be based on the 80%. If more drives increase their speeds to the new speed limit, 85%, or even 90% of drivers going the same speed will reduce risks.

Trying to make people slow down in places that don't make any sense isn't working. Why don't we try speeding up some of the other drives in places that are safe to do so?

Comment: Re:Efficiency??? (Score 2, Interesting) 103

by Tyr07 (#48513687) Attached to: Practical Magnetic Levitating Transmission Gear System Loses Its Teeth

The question is, how much force can it handle? Large electro-mags can pick up entire cars. Sure, it's huge, but it's lifting up 2700 lbs+. Also the surface area is large because the objects surface area is large. If a really high powered small electro mag was used, it would just rip out that piece of metal.

How many pounds of force can the small one withstand? It's possible using two small unpowered magnets to easily make one that could crush a hand if a hand was implace and restraints were let go on the mags.

I imagine it could potentially with a little voltage withstand a lot of torque, and limited slip to prevent spin outs, it might be fantastic for rovers.
They're often in lower gravity environments to begin with.

Comment: Re:Burial customs? (Score 2) 244

by Tyr07 (#48473327) Attached to: Health Advisor: Ebola Still Spreading, Worst Outbreak We've Ever Seen

People are calling the comment about burial rituals possibly spreading the disease racist.

You know what brings joy to my heart? That we can label a bacteria or virus racist. The best part, is the virus doesn't give a shit, not one shit. It doesn't care about your political agenda or anything else, or your self entitled right to do whatever you want without consequences.

I hope everyone who considers what was said racist is somewhere with extreme risk of infection based on their practices and the problem takes care of itself.

Disraeli was pretty close: actually, there are Lies, Damn lies, Statistics, Benchmarks, and Delivery dates.

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