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Comment I'm sure I've seen this before (Score 2) 280

Now the thing is personal automated vehicles, even one per two people would still be a lot of wasted space, if the vehicles were a tiny 3m long the population density over 100m would be only 66 people assuming bumper to bumper. How about if it carried 30 -50 people in a vehicle 15m long, the population density over 100m would be between 200 - 330 people also assuming bumper to bumper. It would cause less congestion.

Of course that would mean that the vehicles would not go exactly to everyone's destination, but on routes that were suited to almost all passengers, you may have to walk. There could be multiple routes to common areas that people went, and passengers could change from route to route as required.

Of course it would not be as comfortable, but a 15 metre vehicle that carries 30-50 people and doesn't need to park anywhere but just drop people off at their destination and continue on its route for others would surely reduce congestion far more.

I can't believe its taken this long to come up with such an idea.

Comment But this is normal (Score 2) 142

Maybe I'm strange, but I spend my days managing websites. Which are essentially virtual newspapers / magazines/ posters/ directories/ whatever. So what if it is a online designed 3d room, its just a online facility people pay for.

I feel a strange separation to my work, because I know in 1000 years from now, no one will ever no I was alive or a person. There won't be an antiques roadshow describing how wonderful/shit my work was, my work wont exist it will be simply gone. Ancient potters, blacksmiths, artist, or architects don't have this problem, part of their work can survive. Something physical something real.

I would love to listen to the future documentaries describing how "clever" we are with our "Internet" and "condoms" and our "iPads". But how simple we were for not realising that we should really have a centralised computer attached to our brains, that can simply kill all the sperm in a man's body before we have sex, by analysing our thoughts and electro-shocking our testicles.

I'm kinda sad that I wont see the future.

Comment Re:Best Buy + iTunes? (Score 1) 187

I think there must be something wrong with me I have a range of intermediate feelings that the internet just isn't ready for. Currently on the internet you are allowed the following opinion about objects:
  • MegaLove(create a fan website, yours will be the real fan website)
  • Like (join a bunch of fan websites)
  • Hate
  • Meh(also known as n00b)

My brain works sideways and I just can't pick an option.

I get the same problem when surveyed about how often I do things:

  • Always
  • Often
  • Sometimes
  • Rarely
  • Never

My brain always goes, well sometimes I do it often, like for a week, and then I'll stop doing it for a month. And if you look at the whole of my life I practically never do it , considering it takes not much time to do, and for a third of my life im sleeping. But for the time when I am doing it I Always do it

Comment Re:Best Buy + iTunes? (Score 1) 187

I've never had problems playing anything in itunes and I run it on Windows. I don't particularly like itunes, but I don't hate it. I'm entrenched into using itunes more or less because that is what I thought I needed for audio books. 2 years later it seems to me far to much effort to change to something else. My only real complaint with itunes is the one download policy- buy music and you only have one chance to download it. - that seems the worst of it though. I have read a fair bit of comments saying that itunes is crap. But to me its much like windows vista, yes it has some annoying features, but with some configuring they are all but gone, and with some time you end up used to how it performs.

Comment Experts Again! (Score 1) 96

"Security experts are calling on... ". Zap
Expert Experts are encouraging Security Experts to change their language from "calling on" to "asking". The Expert Experts believe that "calling on" is one way street and "asking" would open a "dialogue". This "dialogue" can help with "discussion" of a "three point plan", allowing possible evolution of the solution to a "two point plan", a "one point plan" or an "item of consideration".
The Expert Experts think that by "calling on" the Security Experts may be ignored. If any Expert is ignored it is often implied they are not Experts which is not a desirable outcome.

Comment Re:CLI is no longer essential (Score 1) 720

You haven't read the article either, have you? I'll bet you've never administered an enterprise scale network, too.

I read the article, And it does't mention Turing machines at all.But was talking about your comment and the comment prior with no relation to the article.

No I haven't administered an enterprise scale network. The networks I have administered have not been that large. However whether I have or have not administered an enterprise scale network has zero weight over whether your argument was logical falicy, in this case a strawman (I looked it up). Which it is your argument about a Turing Machine is a strawman:
Straw Man Arguing against a position which you create specifically to be easy to argue against, rather than the position actually held by those who oppose your point of view.
and further more this:

You haven't read the article either, have you? I'll bet you've never administered an enterprise scale network, too.

is Ad Hominem. You are attacking the person and not the argument.
I only object because your authority, being a sys admin and you've read the article. - perhaps you would like to elaborate why you cant do certain things with a GUI. How can simple plebs like me be expected to learn about this when bastions of knowledge like yourself hold back?

As a side track : would you call the consoles on the "Starship Enterprise" a CLI or GUI?

"Of course power tools and alcohol don't mix. Everyone knows power tools aren't soluble in alcohol..." -- Crazy Nigel