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Comment Re:16 nm vs 14 nm (Score 1) 256

a) No effective sizes are reliable.
b) At Node N it is even money whether there is any dimension, drawn or effective, that is actually N.

"You seem to imply that die shrink is completely fictitious because of naming."

No, but I am plainly stating that there is not necessarily anything of dimension N in process node N.

Comment Re:Its laugh track is a crime against humanity (Score 2) 403

" I don't know if they actually do this"

Most readers can stop right there, as you have admitted you don't know what you are talking about.

However, they way you can tell during viewing whether production tried to manipulate the laughter is to look for cases where the next line is laughed over or if the next line was delayed for the laughter. If the writers actually had the ability to prevent the audience from stepping on their precious dialog they would have used it.

"Of course power tools and alcohol don't mix. Everyone knows power tools aren't soluble in alcohol..." -- Crazy Nigel