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Comment Re:Making it harder to pirate? (Score 1) 94

I suppose that if you get down to it, everything that you can load from the internet is downloaded. However, when referring to something downloaded, it's usually a file of some sort that's referred to. I double checked and saw that yes, torrent files are hosted and thus can be downloaded. My main point is that magnetic links aren't really files. They're just links can be used to reconstruct a torrent file. So in effect, when you load a webpage with a magnetic link on it, you've already downloaded it. tldr; magnetic links don't really count as a download. Your point on the torrent is true however.

Comment Re:So? (Score 1) 599

That's going to double the demand for electricity.

While technically that's true in the sense of the demand for the power to propel vehicles being shifted from a liquid source to a pure electrical equivalent. I suppose that if you think of it, depending on how efficient a car engine vs the electric generators and the transporting and storing electricity, electric cars may or may not add to the problem.

Comment Re:Uhhhh (Score 1) 204

Don't worry, just skim the article again because the claim isn't making temperatures go below absolute 0. Negative temperatures mean something completely different. My understanding is with negative temps, reverse what happens to water when you add energy. In other words, it's like heating up water but then the water starts to freeze. As you add energy to a negative energy system, it becomes more organized.

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