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Comment: Re:Exactly what I was thinking (Score 1) 86 86

Batman is optimized for nvidia and uses Nvidia gameworks designed to run poorly on ati hardware which Apple uses.

Gameworks is a d3d extension framework too and as far as I know only runs on Windows. Also they can ignore ATI issues on the PC port as everyone uses nvidia and likely just blame ATI and have fellow gamers tell them you should have gotvnvidia which is what nvidia is hoping for.

Comment: Re: Really ? (Score 2) 252 252

No, we don't. If you don't have the water, or at least the hydrogen and oxygen, you don't have a large body of water to moderate the temperature and host cyanobacteria to create oxygen, which takes hundreds of thousands to millions of years, assuming you have enough bound oxygen to begin with. We don't have the technology. We can't even filter out a little carbon dioxide in our own atmosphere.

Comment: Re:Why force her to do something she doesn't want (Score 1) 246 246

No, she doesn't. He specifically said:

"but she is just not very passionate about coding or IT in general."

So yes, it does look like he's trying to push her. Most women I know take a few months of maternity leave, not a few years, so maybe that is why he is pushing, but he's pushing her in the wrong direction.

Comment: Re: Recycle them, Look online on how to. Gosh (Score 1) 189 189

You should just remove 'ask slashdot' from your feed 'cos pretty much every possible question can be answered better by Google than it can be by slashdot. Alternatively if you're genuinely interested in what other geeks have to say about a particular subject and not just so you can write pompous remarks to people trying to start a discussion, stick around.

Comment: iOS users feel it (Score 1, Insightful) 307 307

I currently have a web radio transceiver front panel application that works on Linux, Windows, MacOS, Android, Amazon Kindle Fire, under Chrome, Firefox, or Opera. No porting, no software installation. See for details of what I'm writing.

The one unsupported popular platform? iOS, because Safari doesn't have the function used to acquire the microphone in the web audio API (and perhaps doesn't have other parts of that API), and Apple insists on handicapping other browsers by forcing them to use Apple's rendering engine.

I don't have any answer other than "don't buy iOS until they fix it".

"Even if you're on the right track, you'll get run over if you just sit there." -- Will Rogers