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Comment: Re:Have I lost my mind? (Score 1) 378

by cdxta (#49006241) Attached to: Woman Suffers Significant Weight Gain After Fecal Transplant

Exactly what it sounds like.

Humans have gut bacteria. These bacteria are required for the gut to function properly. In some cases a person can lose theirs following a course of really powerful antibiotics ...

Fully agree, I’ve been health my entire life and haven’t had any heath problem and was in great health and even slightly underweight, but after going into the doctor about a year ago for what looked to be an ingrown fingernail I thought might need to be cut out, but instead my doctor just prescribed me a heavy 10 days course of antibiotics and sent me on my merry way. I never felt fully healthy or the same since ever since. It was only after the first or second day of antibiotics that I started reading about the full effects of antibiotics and once you start you’re not supposed to stop... In hindsight, my finger was healing on its own slowly and I probably should have never taken those antibiotics the doctor prescribed because it “looked like it might be infected”.

I’m not going back to a doctor again unless I’m on my death bed which will probably be much sooner now after those poison pills. I’m really starting to distrust the medical industry; half the commercials on TV now are for pills or hospitals. Why do hospitals and health offices need to advertise? It feels like the health system is becoming the new car dealerships and service garages for your health and is just trying to make a quick big buck on the lack of transparency and informed choices you can make.

Comment: Why I suck at development time estimates (Score 1) 297

by cdxta (#43563843) Attached to: Overconfidence: Why You Suck At Making Development Time Estimates
- Trying to remember what method is best to use in some newfangled language I’m using. - Thinking I’m programming back in high school where programs were faster, more efficient, and not 10 clicks and menus to do everything. Now everything is just slow and clunky it seems.

Comment: Re:My action on adds (Score 1) 132

by cdxta (#42212877) Attached to: Advertising May Soon Follow You From One Device To the Next
Same here, all ads make me think is that a portion of my purchase price is going towards the ad instead of a better product. I tells me that their product does not have enough merit on its own that they have to advertize it to you instead of informed buyers choosing their product based on its ability alone.

Comment: Re:Wait, what? (Score 1) 295

by cdxta (#41460355) Attached to: Microsoft Pollutes To Avoid Fines
$70,000 / 0.0076kwh (cost per kwh) ~=921052Kwh
2.7 seconds ~= (~0.3 seconds less than time of fastest car to get to 60mph)
921052Kwh * (3600 seconds) ~= 3315789474 kws(seconds)
3315789474 kws / 2.7 seconds ~= 1228070176 watts ~= 1.21 Gigawatts
Yeah, I see what you’re really doing there Google ...
Those three days were spent umm, filling a capacitor of some kind I think...

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