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Comment: Re:You know what? (Score 5, Insightful) 308

by dew-genen-ny (#40648513) Attached to: Apple Tells Retailers To Stop Selling Certain Samsung Devices
Couldn't. Agree. More. There's a reason I've ditched my iphone and will be soon to ditch my ipad.... not that they're not totally cool devices, just that Apple are acting like such douches. I remember how much I used to hate on Microsoft for not being open, not allowing everyone to play and now here we are, Apple are doing the EXACT same thing. Thank fuck Android is open source, this bullshit ends here.

Comment: Vertical resolution (Score 2) 63

by dew-genen-ny (#38200742) Attached to: A 3D Display You Can Touch
Past about 6in and the resolution/consistency of image is shocking.... Notice how he has to keep dragging the image down to be close to the air outlet? Doesn't really look ready for prime time. (and come to think about it I can't imagine how they will solve keeping the air flows regular over large distances....)

Comment: Anyone know if this is possible (Score 1) 268

by dew-genen-ny (#38123148) Attached to: Plate Readers Abound in DC Area, With Little Regard For Privacy
Using generic webcam type parts and open source software? Perhaps we should build an open system that anyone can log plate captures to....to be honest some of the douche bags that drive up my street way too fast could do with being shopped, replete with photo and license plate details....

Comment: Re:transport losses? (Score 3, Insightful) 632

by dew-genen-ny (#17125662) Attached to: Solar Cell Achieves 40% Efficiency
When you say energy losses due to transportation, are you just talking about transmission over wires?

How about conversion to something like hydrogen?

There are lots of desert areas that I'm sure could be used for energy generation, at least it would be better than polluting our way to global death....

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