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Comment Glass while driving is extremely dangerous (Score 5, Insightful) 102

This is a terrible idea. Trying to read Glass while driving is VERY difficult, and you get the false sense of security that you are still "looking" at the road, when really you are not at all focused on anything in front of you. I tried it for a bit and was amazed how hard it was and how dangerous it felt. I would never use it like that. I think I'd be safer taking quick glances down at my phone with the maps app than trying to use Glass.

Comment Azure (Score 2) 172

No one here seems to be realizing that this is completely about Azure. Microsoft has been moving very strongly into the IaaS and PaaS market with the various Azure offerings over the last 5 years, and it's totally clear that they are making this a huge part of their business going forward. This is why they are promoting the number of servers they have, because providing those resources to people on demand is how they will make a large part of their revenue going forward.

Comment White? (Score 1) 153

>you’d better hope that it’s blindingly white. No, If it blindingly white, it will already be reflecting sunlight, so then this won't work (unless we then painted it black, and cancelled out the natural effect). You'd hope for a dull asteroid so you could change it by making it blindingly white.

Comment You missed the point (Score 1) 858

The point isn't that a high end Mac costs more than a high end PC.

It's that most people don't need high end computers, but if you want a Mac, you end up paying for those features anyway.

If a slower 2nd tier processer, 2GB of RAM, and a 120GB drive are good enough, you can save a lot of money if not buying a Mac.

Comment You guys are sad (Score 1) 1654

It's really kinda sad how many people here are:

a) Trying to "solve" this womans problems (like explaining how to connect to a DSL routed w/o installing software, or suggesting OO for MS Office replacement). She didn't post a question this is a news article and we all know how to solve her problems, that isn't the point

b) Trying to blame her for being an idiot, airhead, dumbass whatever.

The point is, almost everyone is an idiot, dumbass, airhead. Most people on this site are in the top couple percent in terms of tech knowledge and probably overall intelligence.

Most people are stupid.
They can't figure this crap out.
They never will.

Just remember when you think to yourself "this is easy", for most the population, it is impossible to comprehend. People are dumb.

Heck, we (Americans) RE-elected Bush. Think about that...

The solution of this problem is trivial and is left as an exercise for the reader.