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Comment: Re:Why? (Score 1) 769

by glavenoid (#46391683) Attached to: The Next Keurig Will Make Your Coffee With a Dash of "DRM"

Not the guy you responded to but I use and am a big fan of the same thing.

Doesn't that require a separate filter for each cup?

Yeah, but they're cheap and very convenient for preparation and clean-up.

And a tea kettle or some other 3rd party heating solution?

Yes, but once you know how long it takes for e.g. a microwave to safely get a certain amount of water to the optimal temperature for a single serving it takes a very short amount of time. I know my microwave at home takes 2 min to get 12 oz of cold water to the perfect brewing temp.

Also I know that the particular vessel I use to microwave water has nucleation points which allows the water to safely come to a roiling boil which keeps the water from superheating and exploding.

Comment: Re:Why? (Score 1) 769

by glavenoid (#46391573) Attached to: The Next Keurig Will Make Your Coffee With a Dash of "DRM"

This right here. Single cup of whatever happens to be my favorite coffee of choice at the moment, brewed to my exact specifications (many data gathered after *extensive* testing), with minimal muss and minimal fuss. As much as I like other brewing methods (moka pot, French press, Turkish coffee, other "hipster" methods...) this single-cup drip method takes the cake for excellent taste and convenience.

Comment: Re:Kerbal Space Program! (Score 1) 669

by glavenoid (#46284125) Attached to: Ask Slashdot: What Games Are You Playing?

The expansions enhance the gameplay to such a degree it's practically a new game. If you're enjoying vanilla Civ V then you're in for a real treat should you get the expansions, though you might want to wait until they have the (most likely forthcoming) "complete edition" upgrade which contains all the content rather than buying via the piecemeal approach.

Comment: Re:Mourning Slashdot ;( (Score 1) 77

by glavenoid (#46194165) Attached to: Silk Road's Ross Ulbricht's Next Court Date Set For November

The old page to purchase subscriptions and the FAQ which explains the subscription program.

I've never heard of such a thing, and I think I've read at least the subject of every story posted here since Oct 1998 when I met the /. guys at the Atlanta Linux Showcase.

You should take a remedial reading course if you missed this. It's been mentioned many, many times over the years. Or maybe get yourself checked for senility.

Comment: Re: No thanks (Score 1) 876

by glavenoid (#46192183) Attached to: Ask Slashdot: Why Are We Still Writing Text-Based Code?

Yeah, but when you're high like on the Naked Now and you pull out all the little plastic cards so you can throw them into the air like pretty little snowflakes you're gonna make the crew of the Enterprise NCC-1701D have a bad time, even if you're fully functional and programmed in many techniques...

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