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Comment: Re:me dumb (Score 1) 151

by Whiteox (#49549189) Attached to: Wormholes Untangle a Black Hole Paradox

What worries me is the concept of deconstructed foods. Applied to pudding it would go something like this presentation:

1 Plain, unflavoured cooked flour+egg pudding
2 A side of pudding flavoured sauce, like apple sauce
3 The missing bulk sweet ingredients that should have gone in the pudding e.g. vanilla essence, dried fruit and spices all mixed up as another side.

To eat it, you get a bit 1, a bit of 3 and a bit of 2.

As a metaphor, it describes the human condition, but you always wonder if the whole is greater than the sum of the parts.

Comment: Re:me dumb (Score 1) 151

by Whiteox (#49548957) Attached to: Wormholes Untangle a Black Hole Paradox

It's more like a digital copy sort of thing. A particle gets sucked into a black hole. But there is radiation (emanation) on the edges of it that send the particle back into the universe, except it is quantum linked to the particle that's still inside. That link is a wormhole.
Therefore the black hole seems to sample the particle (maybe adds some drm to it) and spews out a particle linked to the particle that got sucked in.

So now we've got all these linked particles floating around space, quantum linked with particles inside a black hole. Weird.

Comment: Re: 12GB for? (Score 1) 66

But use 2 slots, suffer from frame jitter due to the SLI and less bang per buck.
The cooling system is a tiny bit of a hassle, especially if you also have cpu water cooling requiring a specialized case. I'd like to see Fiji, the next GPU coming out soon. Nvidia does have the drop on AMD though. No question about that.

Comment: 12GB for? (Score 0) 66

This is old news. Reviews have pointed out that the 12GB ram just can't be used fully as no game can use any more than about 6GB even using multiple 4k monitors. Their conclusion reminds one of high end audiophile scams. Here's a very expensive card that doesn't do too much more than the base Titan model.
So... The AMD R9 295X2 as a single card still beats the Titan. This has a more usable 8GB ram. With a recent price drop, this is a serious card and hitting the sweet spot atm.

Back to the workstation: So maybe if you are mining bitcoins or have specific software to take advantage of the ram, then maybe it would be worth it. But you can buy 4 AMD 295X2 cards for the price of that Titan.

Comment: Re:It's Just a Euphemism... (Score 1) 194

by Whiteox (#49533027) Attached to: Yahoo Called Its Layoffs a "Remix." Don't Do That.

Then there was 'Bandwidth' used by a Ford/GM/Chrysler CEO a few years back. Something like "There is not enough bandwidth in this model..." and so on.
It's just that the managemensturbators have run out of kewl phrasing.

Now the trick is to try and find out the next groovy word, pull it totally out of its normal context and apply it to something completely different.

In the meantime, construction of the Ark B ship is on target. Identification of middle management personnel is almost complete via the Mars One sting and collection points in major centers are being established.

Soon... Soon...

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