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Comment: Re:hmmm (Score 0) 137

by slashmydots (#49140981) Attached to: 12-Billion-Solar-Mass Black Hole Discovered
The Earth HAS TO be flat. Otherwise it would violate the fundamental laws of up and down that we have proven and witnessed.

Seriously, we don't even know how quantum stuff or gravity really works. At every point in history physicists think they've attained perfect and complete knowledge and every single time they're wrong. So a bunch of dumbasses stuck on their own planet can't calculate the total energy of the entire universe correctly, it must be magic, not a math error. That makes sense.

Comment: Re:hmmm (Score 1) 137

by slashmydots (#49140927) Attached to: 12-Billion-Solar-Mass Black Hole Discovered
The equation is based on the complete lunacy that we know exactly how much matter is in the universe. They also admit that there's a thing called the "observable" universe and we have no idea what is past it due to the speed of light vs spatial expansion. So they ignore planets and go for just stars since that's like 99% of the visible mass. Then they say certain types of stars can't exist then they say oh crap, there's one of them. See a problem there? The entire basis for the equation is ridiculous, although gravity being off by a factor of like ten or whatever does seem slightly strange.

Comment: the solution (Score 2) 114

by slashmydots (#49139543) Attached to: Schneier: Everyone Wants You To Have Security, But Not From Them
My 14 year and still running policy of giving fake names, fake e-mails, fake phone numbers etc and no personally identifiable data other than my IP address to most online companies is working great. They ask me for data I don't want them to have and they get useless bullshit. Problem solved.

Comment: Re:time to let texas secede (Score 1) 186

by slashmydots (#49136871) Attached to: Jury Tells Apple To Pay $532.9 Million In Patent Suit
That's because thinking a female mosquito developed a dozen different traits that all work together for a new method of reproduction in the same generation that a male randomly developed a matching trait that worked with it is complete fantasy. As a current total solution, evolution is massively flawed and unproven. There's actually more evidence that the universe is a simulation.

If you step back and look at the opposing viewpoint logically, if Jesus turned water into wine and handed the wine to scientists, they would say that there is one way that wine came into being. Someone grew grapes, picked them, crushed them, and fermented them. They are wrong but they are only looking at evidence that they personally can see under the assumption that humans are the most intelligent beings in the universe and if we can't wrap our heads around something based on our physical observations then we're wrong...then they figured out the world wasn't flat and lightning wasn't in fact magic. Science doesn't exactly have a long track record of being accurate while the Bible actually doesn't contradict itself once and nothing in it has ever been proven wrong. So to simply call religious people wrong because you disagree instead of actual logic and reason is very ironic considering it's the scientific method you're falling back on.

Comment: more confusion (Score 0) 103

by slashmydots (#49136587) Attached to: Intel To Rebrand Atom Chips Along Lines of Core Processors
Ever since a T4400 is faster and newer than a T5500, Intel has been screwing up. Recycling the name Pentium was idiotic. They don't even have standards anymore. In case you didn't know, the latest Haswell "celeron N-series" is actually an atom chip and it has a pathetic passmark rating of around 1000. It doesn't meet the minimum requirements for Windows 8.1 but they still sell it.

Comment: get tough (Score -1, Troll) 279

by slashmydots (#49136579) Attached to: Drones Cost $28,000 Per Arrest, On Average
What they need to do is instead of arresting people, drop missiles on them. There are groups that declared war on the US and there are thousands of people walking into the country unchecked. That's a bad combination and how many do you think would cross the border illegally if hellfire missiles were raining down on them? Zero. With zero people crossing the border, nobody gets bombed. See, problem solved. Someone just needs to grow some balls and get tough on the problem.

Comment: nobody wants U (Score -1, Troll) 59

by slashmydots (#49132767) Attached to: Intel Updates NUC Mini PC Line With Broadwell-U, Tested and Benchmarked
I am so sick of U-chips. All the new mobile 4th edition chips are underclocked basically. They could be immensely faster than the 3rd generation ones but noooo, they had to turn them down to a lower clock speed. You know, because double the battery life makes sense when everything takes twice as long to process. Hurray for logic. The new pentiums are a joke. The new i3 4xxxU series is pathetic. It's like they're in a race to see who can make the slowest new CPU. The new "celeron" (not actually a celeron) mobile CPU has an amazing 1000 rating in passmark. That's even lower than almost any core 2 duo from 2008. Good job, intel.

So now they're dragging that mobile disaster into the desktop world? No thanks.

"Never face facts; if you do, you'll never get up in the morning." -- Marlo Thomas