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Comment: Crap writing (Score 1) 266 266

by edittard (#49960119) Attached to: Where Is Europe's Silicon Valley?
Protip: when comparing two things with a list of points, state - ideally just before the list - which way round your comparisons are phrased. Wrong: Blah blah Tiger yada T34 yada yad. Yada yada yada yada. Slower. Bigger gun. More complicated to build ... Correct: Although the Tiger had a bigger gun, it was slower than the T34, more complicated to build ...

Comment: Garbage (Score 1) 692 692

by edittard (#49796767) Attached to: Ask Slashdot: What Happens If We Perfect Age Reversing?

With biologists getting closer and closer to reversing the aging process in human cells

Not really.

You can't tell people not to reproduce and you can't kill people to preserve resources and space.

I think you can. On occasion, this has actually happened.

not enough medical care

Why? I thought doctors and nurses started out as people, so if you have more people you have more raw material for making doctors & nurses.

The entire article is built on sand.

Comment: Are you sure? (Score 1) 100 100

by edittard (#49789339) Attached to: Making the World's Largest Panoramic Photo

During this time they shot over 70,000 images, which were combined in to the giant 365 Gigapxiel panorama using a special robotic head with a long 400mm telephoto lens (and a 2x Extender).

I don't think so.

I think it's more likely that they shot over 70,000 images using a special robotic head with a long 400mm telephoto lens, which were combined in to the giant 365 Gigapxiel[sic] panorama.

The universe is like a safe to which there is a combination -- but the combination is locked up in the safe. -- Peter DeVries