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Comment: Re:What's the deal with the rush of TSA stories re (Score 2, Insightful) 1135

by sky289hawk1 (#34260752) Attached to: TSA Pats Down 3-Year-Old

The TSA's actions are completely, utterly, and without recourse illegal under the laws described in the US Constitution. Unfortunately, the Constitution doesn't provide average citizens with any way to punish the people in power who perform these illegal acts or who mandate that these illegal acts be performed.

See Amendment 2

Comment: Re:Use? Yes. Drive? No. (Score 1) 606

by sky289hawk1 (#33826884) Attached to: How Long Until We Commonly Use Flying Cars?
Why bother with a third, and wasteful dimension when we have millions of miles of roads already? I say we'll more easily create auto-pilot 2D cars, using current infrastructure long before flying cars. And when we can go 100-200 mph on current roads (g-force withstanding), who needs a third dimension?

Comment: Re:30 inch HP LP3605 here @ 2560x1600 (Score 1) 952

by sky289hawk1 (#31958476) Attached to: HDTV Has Ruined the LCD Market
People seem to forget that printers need the super high resolution because they don't have nearly the color gradient that a monitor has. Every pixel on my monitor can display 1 in a (sic) millions colors. Most printers offer up to at most 7 possible colors for a single "pixel". Thus at a much higher dpi, it can better estimate the actual color you wanted. Honestly, 300 dpi x millions of colors should be enough for anyone.

Top Ten Things Overheard At The ANSI C Draft Committee Meetings: (9) Dammit, little-endian systems *are* more consistent!