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Comment: Clearly that has nothing to do with alarmist media (Score 0) 282

by Shadow of Eternity (#49761881) Attached to: Study: Science Still Seen As a Male Profession

I mean there's simply no way that the constant flood of articles screaming about how science is filled with gross evil woman-hating nerds^H^H^H^H^H neckbeards could possibly have led to this perception. And of course nobody stands to gain money and social prestige pounding the war drums over this...

Comment: Re:Men's Rights morons (Score 1) 774

So what you're saying is you refuse to accept a fully formatted academic bibliography because of where that textual list of nearly three hundred references is hosted? Thanks for proving you actually just don't care about evidence or citations and want some asinine arbitrary reason to refuse to even look at them.

Comment: Re:Can it run apps from the Google app store? (Score 1) 107

by PitaBred (#49746887) Attached to: Asus ZenFone 2 Performance Sneak Peek With Intel Z3580 Inside

ARM v4, v5, v6, v7, v8... ( http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/A... ) all have different extension sets, as well as x86 having it's subset of extensions, and various devices adding on different other devices and such. It's a pretty big set, and there's no end in sight. It's better to let a compiler inquire what extensions a device supports instead of trying to compile for the upteen various current and future OS/architecture combinations, or they can just leave the device to decide what's best for itself.

Comment: Re:Can it run apps from the Google app store? (Score 1) 107

by PitaBred (#49745187) Attached to: Asus ZenFone 2 Performance Sneak Peek With Intel Z3580 Inside

Not all ARMs are the same. Overall yes, but each version of the processor has it's own various extended instruction sets and such. So Google could compile it for every possible chip and instruction combination, or just farm that job out to the phones themselves to make the best decision locally.

Comment: Re:Can it run apps from the Google app store? (Score 1) 107

by PitaBred (#49745081) Attached to: Asus ZenFone 2 Performance Sneak Peek With Intel Z3580 Inside

But this article and the original comment are about the ZenFone 2, which is specifically running Lollipop. So it has the ART runtime, and JIT is not happening on it, and the OP was asking about things being compiled for this non-ARM architecture.

Notwithstanding all that, I have a Dell Venue 7 that's also got an x86 chip in it, it gets very reasonable battery life, and performs perfectly fine. I don't think I've found a single app that hasn't worked with it, either, including many games and such. I've got a Zenfone 2 on order to replace my aging HTC One M7, I'm reasonably certain that it'll behave quite well.

Comment: Re: You can't make this shit up. (Score 1) 774

So what you're saying is the bigoted stereotypes and lies spread about one group by people whose continued cash flow and social power is threatened by said group are somehow magically made true by people believing them? Plenty of people believe there's no difference between the tea party and the KKK, or between rioters and peaceful protestors at Ferguson, that doesn't make it so.

Also "misogynistic beyond belief"? Your hyperbole is as tiring as it is uninventive, and it's ironic given you're making that charge in defense of a group of people who can't seem to make it more than a few weeks without inventing some new slur or driving someone offline with threats and abuse.

Comment: Re: You can't make this shit up. (Score 1) 774

Seriously? You're going to claim that the mere semantics of how RoK explicitly claims to be diametrically opposed to the MRM somehow proves that RoK is secretly part of the MRM, and this is backed up by people not reacting to Roosh's asshattery with suitable emotional extremism for you?

By your own logic you yourself must admit that Valerie Solanas' SCUM manifesto is representative of feminism.

Comment: Re:Nope... (Score 1) 284

by PitaBred (#49722231) Attached to: The Auto Industry May Mimic the 1980s PC Industry

And yet newer cars with all their complexity are both more powerful and more efficient. The 1960's Mustangs had a base 3.3L engine that put out 120HP. The 2013 Corolla has a 1.8L engine that puts out 132HP. Or if you talk upgrades, the 4.7L big-ass engine put out 271HP. The current 5.0L Mustang engine can put out 435HP. And all of the new engines get better mileage.

Comment: Re:So, we're going to get Toyota clones? (Score 1) 284

by PitaBred (#49721937) Attached to: The Auto Industry May Mimic the 1980s PC Industry

Your Arduino isn't keeping tabs on battery condition and charge, road conditions, climate control, entertainment system, etc. Even a non-electric vehicle has hundreds of thousands of lines of code with all the ECU's and such that communicate error conditions in various components.

The person who can smile when something goes wrong has thought of someone to blame it on.

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