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Comment: Re:I RTFA'd, and I still want to know... (Score 1) 162

by aliquis (#48669389) Attached to: Human Eye's Oscillation Rate Determines Smooth Frame Rate

I assume due to motion blur because things moves in frames and they aren't razor sharp so the video content will flow into each other anyway.

Some games have motion blur but if you base that on the previous frame you will still see part of that frame and hence likely react slower because you're still seeing old content.

Considering some monitors do 144 Hz and GPU-synced I don't think it's much of an issue with the right equipment though.

Comment: Re:As Russian (Score 1) 255

by aliquis (#48665093) Attached to: Serious Economic Crisis Looms In Russia, China May Help

What do you mean with the European Hamas part?

I think all of west is open to have Russia join them.

The thing just is that Putin say "NATO moves close" and Russians on RT always trash talk especially people in Poland saying how they are whores to the Europeans.

And then there's the military spending, increases, exercises, "oups I lost my ... in your territory" and flat out denying everything though no-one believes that anyway.

Russia is a bully and try to scare people to like him ..

That obviously doesn't work very well.

You can't convince Finland that "Oh joining NATO would be bad for you and destabilize this region!" but at the same time joke about how Finland is next.

Or tell Estonia and Latvia that that there wouldn't be much left of their countries if a major conflict broke out in the area and then assume that they will be like "Great my Soviet over lord!

All of them want to join EU and NATO.

None of them seem to beg for joining the Soviet union.

I wonder why that is ..

Painful integration for whom? For Russia or Europe? Don't you mean for Russia?

But Russia isn't all that far from Europe anyway. Here in Sweden we import a crap-load of people from for instance Somalia and well.. A crap-load of Russians would be a major upgrade.

You're at least well educated and come from a real working country.

Comment: Re:China has to buy US bonds ... (Score 1) 255

by aliquis (#48664999) Attached to: Serious Economic Crisis Looms In Russia, China May Help

And what if the US government chose not to sell bonds to them?

In case you haven't noticed the US government always run on a deficit and have loans of 18 trillions.

(I guess they could monetize it all by selling to the FED who just burned them or whatever to push down the dollar. I don't know whatever that accomplish much. I assume Americans want to buy foreign products.)

Comment: Re:The Legit Bay (Score 1) 79

by aliquis (#48638669) Attached to: Anyone Can Now Launch Their Own Version of the Pirate Bay

The Artists Bay?

What about one with deals with companies but where you either have to share up to a ratio of say n:1 (n=10 or 20 or whatever, hence fix their distribution) or pay say "more than the average" to not be forced to do that?

With money going in being distributed to those who contributed their work (maybe over number of downloads but then again I guess people would cheat.. so - Yeah. Maybe not a good system after all?)

Sure there must be a way to charge a reasonable "media fee" and then provide a competitive "media access"?

Comment: Re:Translation... (Score 1) 40

by aliquis (#48597211) Attached to: Court Bans Sale of Xiaomi Smartphones In India

I make the assumption the phones communicate with the base stations and that there's standards and common ideas developed for the two.

And just because Ericsson don't make any phones any longer they don't necessarily have abandoned developing the technologies / hardware for the purpose (not that I know they do so, well, except their ARM chips.)

Comment: Re:Translation... (Score 1) 40

by aliquis (#48593863) Attached to: Court Bans Sale of Xiaomi Smartphones In India
4 July 2013:
"Li Yingtao, the head of Huaweiâ(TM)s R&D has said that Huawei is in the plan to increase its investment on R&D and could outspend Swedish Ericsson, which is the worldâ(TM)s largest telecom equipment seller, this year."

"The company spent US$4.9 billion in 2012 on research and development, but it is looking to increase that in order to convince customers that it isnâ(TM)t just a vendor that competes on price, but also on quality."

"In terms of a percentage of revenues, Ericsson spent 14.4% of its revenues on research, compared to 13.7% by Huawei."

So likely over $5 billion for each company for just 2013?

Comment: Re:Translation... (Score 1) 40

by aliquis (#48593811) Attached to: Court Bans Sale of Xiaomi Smartphones In India


I don't know what the deal was at either time, saw nothing in the merge part at first (that was a 50/50% thing.)

When Sony bought out Ericsson from that they paid little over 1 billion for Ericsson 50% share part, they cross-licensed their patents and Sony got _FIVE_ crucial patents.

Ericsson still do radio communications / mobile phone network equipment. They likely still hold a bunch of mobile phone patents and chances are they have got new ones / the research and developments carries into phones to and not just the telephone company owned network part. Phones and the fixed antennas need to be able to communicate with each other.

Not that I know the details but I assume they are irrelevant when it comes to phone patents. ... especially since they went after Xiaomi for them ..

Interchangeable parts won't.