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Comment: Re:There are computers built for this. (Score 1) 128

by geekoid (#48232131) Attached to: Ask Slashdot: How Do I Make a High-Spec PC Waterproof?

Man you people are ,myopic ass hats.

Maybe he will be too far away to connect? To remote, maybe he is number crunching fluid dynamics and hull friction while at sea?

It is for intense GPU calculation, so you didn't even have the brain power tom grok the most basic requirement.

Comment: Re:I've questioned that myself (Score 1) 229

by geekoid (#48232067) Attached to: Ballmer Says Amazon Isn't a "Real Business"

Finance is complex, and I'm not surprised Ballmer doesn't get that.
Start with Why the loss? Take a look.

They are moving into a lot of platforms. They want to be the mobile platform for all content.
It won't surprise me if Amazon opens up a way for people to have video channels, like Youtube but with a way to weed out the idiots.
Amazon is playing the long game. If they win they will be the platform everyone uses to launch need business and grow.

If the flinch and decides to cut the moves they have made to do that, in the long run they won't add up to much.
If a large financial organization didn't illegally use my money, I would use this time to Invest in Amazon,

Comment: Re:Just call a dealer (Score 1) 120

by geekoid (#48196107) Attached to: Overwhelmed By Recall For Deadly Airbags

A) It's more accurate.
B) You can send the dealer a email
C) Online isn't working.

And no, many of you do NOT have Aspergers syndrome. Some do. No more here then anywhere else.

Most of you are just passive aggressive ass hats.
I am around people with Aspergers syndrome every day. I don't know of any that can't use a phone to call someone they don't know.

Comment: Re:Easy to solve - calibrate them to overestimate (Score 3, Informative) 398

by geekoid (#48196027) Attached to: Speed Cameras In Chicago Earn $50M Less Than Expected

From the actual tribune article.
Correction, October 20, 2014: This post originally misstated that Chicago's government had reduced the duration of the city's yellow lights. The timing of the lights has remained consistent overall but can vary in individual instances due to electrical fluctuations. In February the city changed its policy to begin giving tickets in some cases when, due to fluctuation, the yellow signal lasted less than three seconds.

And the statement is plausible, according to the traffic engineers I work with,

To err is human -- to blame it on a computer is even more so.