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Comment: Re:danger vs taste (Score 1) 444

by aliquis (#49564237) Attached to: Pepsi To Stop Using Aspartame

The "diet" anything or aspartame?

While aspartame isn't supposed to taste just the same as sugar it's usually used with acesulfame k and that's supposed to taste similar.

Personally I've eaten lots of it and I don't notice any weird taste.

I know saccharin and cyclamate has been considered worse for longer and that there's taste issues with those but I always see this damn comment about aspartame sweetened things but for obvious reasons normally from people who don't consume these products.

But is it really about aspartame or is it about some other sweetener and these people just haven't tasted enough things to have a good opinion and is just bunching it all together?

And if so is it worth a 5: insightful?

Comment: Not sure - I've seen it around other places too (Score 1) 460

by aliquis (#49553203) Attached to: Ask Slashdot: What Are the Most Stable Smartphones These Days?

https://www.flashback.org/t255...

iOS Ãr apple fÃr folk som inte vet vad apple Ãr...

Har och anvÃnder idag.

Imac 27"
MBPr 15"
iPad Air 2 <-- skrÃp
Iphone 5 <-- skrÃp
Google Nexus 6

OSX Ãr apple fÃr mig.

He/she claim iOS is for people who don't know what Apple is and says he/she think that OS X is Apple for him/her.

But that's not the important part, the important part is what he/she uses today.

Imac 27"
MBPr 15"
iPad Air 2 <-- trash
Iphone 5 <-- trash
Google Nexus 6

The original post ask where Apple is headed today since the person feel the quality has dropped. He/she talks about the Macbook Air though. Which is a cheaper laptop.

Comment: Re:Cheap in which universe?! (Score 1) 174

by aliquis (#49533255) Attached to: Intel 'Compute Stick' PC-Over-HDMI Dongle Launched, Tested

You don't need to take it anywhere.

Also the tablet doesn't need to be for you.

I don't remember what the point was but maybe it was it wasn't such competitive and awesome stick for $150 at all considering there existed tables with similar specs in that area.

If the tablet are cheaper and one could turn of the screen then I guess why not.

Comment: Re:Cheap in which universe?! (Score 1) 174

by aliquis (#49530473) Attached to: Intel 'Compute Stick' PC-Over-HDMI Dongle Launched, Tested

but realistically, where else are you going to get a $99 general purpose desktop computer that you can put in your pocket and carry around?

Uhm, his post started out with pointing out the tablets..

They even work as "general purpose computers" (where did desktop happen?) to a larger degree because they also have SCREENS.

Comment: Re:ISTR hearing something about that... (Score 1) 159

by aliquis (#49519525) Attached to: New PCIe SSDs Load Games, Apps As Fast As Old SATA Drives

Proof and proof.
I just ask why.

You seem to suggest whatever IO/s value they mention won't be there longer / in reality / whatever.
But you don't say why and I have no fucking clue why that would be the case so I'm just curious / wonder why.

Ok, so maybe they do have some cache then? I guess if it was writes it could had been the OS which held the writes in RAM for some time. For reads that would possibly had been harder.

Then again if it was numbers from the manufacturer I guess one would had wanted to see them from the drive itself.

Comment: Re:BWAH (Score 1) 254

by aliquis (#49507279) Attached to: The Upsides of a Surveillance Society

In this case this run over multiple persons.

On the one hand those of the more nationalistic social-conservative party may have their opinion about immigrants.

On the other hand the communists may have theirs of both the immigrants and those individuals from the nationalistic / social-conservative party they point out.

IMHO the problem could be equally bad in that someone who think everyone should be free to live of Swedish well-fare and that it was ok to hide illegal immigrants (called paper-less in Sweden. Which I guess is just there to confuse people but hidden away under a "no-one is illegal", yeah, being human isn't illegal, being in Sweden when you're not allowed to is. Most of them don't have passports though. In some cases because they simply don't want to) being in charge of the outcome.

Comment: BWAH (Score 2) 254

by aliquis (#49502159) Attached to: The Upsides of a Surveillance Society

All I want to say is it will make people less tolerant about criticism.

We already have society full of pricks who can't accept having their stupid religious idea ridiculed. And then they want to go out kill people because of that.

HURRAY! SUCH PROGRESS!

So what if I call someone an idiot. That's my opinion.
Reasonable people should understand anyone can have any opinion and that's ok. One can have different ones. Just because I think you're an idiot doesn't necessarily mean you are one according to someone else. Live with it.

Also chances are I'll say what's in my mind anyway because I'm used to do it.

If I where to hold back maybe I to would have to resort to go around killing people I didn't liked because there was no way to argue things.

I'm glad I can use my voice. Or fingers.

As for your comment parent yeah it suck that stuff is around forever. Here in Sweden we've got this communist criminal group who mine their own data to use against people of what they believe is the wrong opinion.

People complain if someone who don't like immigrants is in court where immigrants are tried for something possibly even whatever they should be allowed to stay or not.
But then again what if it was people who think we should have no borders and that hiding immigrants was ok and that communism was great? Those people exist too.

Shouldn't the important part be that people could divide their interest and the law and judge based on the law instead?

Anyway, to have this private interest group run around throwing old data around like it matter is just ridiculous.

And yeah. I'll still say what's on my mind thank you.

People go like "Oh people are bullied much more now" or whatever, "lots more hate reported", yeah, BECAUSE PEOPLE ARE AWARE / IT SIT AROUND. So freaking what?

I doubt people behave worse. It's just that if I write on a wall on the Internet that you suck then it may stay around forever whereas if I just tell someone then the message is kinda lost after that. Or at least very hard to pick up again.

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