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Comment: where's Bennett when you need him? (Score 1) 720

by luckymutt (#48487529) Attached to: Ask Slashdot: Making a 'Wife Friendly' Gaming PC?
I'm sure Bennett would be able to come up with some sort of algorithm or solution that would benefit not only the questioner, but humankind in total.
Maybe he could incorporate one of those small sample surveys that can be extrapolated to account for everyone else's circumstances as well.
I'm sure he can relay his findings in one of those succinct ands salient ways that his writing is so well known for.

Comment: Bigger sample size in comments section (Score 4, Insightful) 246

by luckymutt (#48403637) Attached to: Big Talk About Small Samples
You want to see a more meaningful sample size? Look at the number of comments in Bennett's "submissions" that are complaining about this waste of time. Compare that to the number that actually gives a shit.
It was bad enough that the first sorry the other day had NOTHING whatsoever to do with news for nerds, nor was it well written, nor was it well conducted.
But /. now needs to post a whiny follow-up piece???

Few people care about this Miley Cyrus' opinion on things that do matter, and fewer still care about his opinion on all the crap that doesn't matter.
Breastfeeding pictures? Burning Man parking? Burning Man Ice distribution? How come 5th Ammendment?
Fuck this clown.

Comment: Re:This is ridiculous (Score 1) 117

by luckymutt (#47904391) Attached to: Indian Mars Mission Has Completed 95% of Its Journey Without a Hitch
It coasted for months along a trajectory that was established during development and confirmed shortly after lift off. It didn't get hit by an asteroid. Congratulations?
Or is it that it confirms they got the math right and didn't mix imperial units with metric while programming trajectory info?

Couldn't they have waited until the 24th to give a headline about the success of failure regarding the onboard liquid engine restart and subsequent critical maneuver ?

Comment: Re:But it gives the driver the wrong impression (Score 1) 243

by luckymutt (#47191307) Attached to: New Car Can Lean Into Curves, Literally
Exactly this.
While taking the El Cajon pass on the 15, no one should have any feeling except for how fast they are taking the turn. Providing a false sense of the turn is in no way helpful to anyone.

/rant/ And it is ridiculous to site how motorcycles lean during turns. That is *how* motorcycles turn. Two-wheeled vehicles are completely different than cars. They counter-steer to turn.
To turn left on a motorcycle, you don't "turn" left. You press on the left handle bar (pointing the front wheel to the *right*). That leans the bike to the left, initiating the turn. Pressing more on the left will tighten the turn, pressing the right side of the handle bar will widen the turn and continue to bring the bike upright. //rant/

Whenever a system becomes completely defined, some damn fool discovers something which either abolishes the system or expands it beyond recognition.