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Comment Re:They've been going about it wrong for years (Score 1) 202

A "Swiss watch" means that it follows the 'Ordinance regulating the use of the name "Swiss" on watches', which also includes quartz watches.


It might be that in your locale it is commonly taken to mean a purely mechanical watch, but that isn't the same the whole world over.

Comment Re:Beware journald... (Score 1) 379

Are you using some magic shell which understands the syntax of every executable command line in the system? I want me one of those.

No magic shell, just bash. I knows what you tell it. Lots of distros take care to provide this sort of support, I couldn't comment on arch. Perhaps you're missing some bash-completion package? See e.g. https://github.com/RoadRunnr/s...

Comment Stimulated emission and depletion (Score 4, Interesting) 182

The "one beam going through a doughnut beam" technique is well known through STED microscopy: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/STED_microscopy

STED is a superresolution technique for imaging when using fluorophores.

This is a very nice idea using the technique in a different way for a different application.

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