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Comment Hola on Android (Score 1) 67

I had issues with Hola on my Android, which got resolved after an upgrade of Hola itself. After that it got broken somehow again, where Netflix is unable to see a network connection. That then got resolved again by rebooting the device.

On my main desktop I've not seen any issues.

So I think this is an isolated issue where certain things broke as opposed to Netflix being responsible.

One of the things that make me quite convinced of that is that I still get the nice 'You're watching Netflix from a different country, keep these things in mind' popup from Netflix, with the mentions of different series/etc being available for you, and your favourite series might be missing.

Comment Re:Move along... (Flamebait? Cynical) (Score 1) 114

I'm sorry, but this storm is not affecting The Gulf of Mexico, Florida, or the Jersey Shore. America is not interested. Move along.

Someone marked this comment flamebait, so they missed the obvious cynicism in this comment. Or if this was actually meant for real, then it goes to show the exact sad thing, that for a lot of people this is actually true.

As someone else in this thread already said, the coverage on this particular Typhoon in the US Media is severely lacking for the most part, which really is sad.

Comment Re:No, Caps Lock was the big mistake (Score 1) 665

How is caps lock a mistake?

If you go back in time somewhat, it was actually needed to fill in certain TN3270/X3270/IBM3270 terminal templates.

A lot of things would need capslock, but would still let you use lowercase for other things such as comments (remember Cobol? Nah, I don't think you do :)

So no. No mistake at all. (Even nowadays, if you're entering activation codes and such, they're often in all caps *and* caps sensitive, which is retarded :)


Comment Re:Possible explaination (Score 1) 740

The main problem here is actually quite simple.

In the investigation, these trades would also show up, since 'canceled' trades don't actually get removed from the system, just set to 'canceled' state.

So if this were true, both trades should show up, and one should've been canceled *after* the 7ms, with the change it will actually be picked up by another system in the meantime, etc.

But we'll see what the investigation comes up with :)

I'm betting on a time machine! (Or possibly just insider trading, but that's not half as much fun)

Comment Re:58 Second Burn? (Score 1) 160

They want to move it to L2, it's not going to be anywhere near the earth to bother with.

If the thruster runs too long, it'll overshoot L2, and go into an orbit rather far out of the moon's orbit.

Chance it crashes on the moon is rather higher than it crashing on earth, and even then it'll not be an overly significant event (see someone else's calculations in this reply thread as well)

L2 is perfect for this stuff, since it's actually outside the earth's sun orbit and farther away than the moon.

Now L3,4,5 which are located on the earth trajectory might be something you might not want to do :) (If I remember the locations correctly..)

Yes, we will be going to OSI, Mars, and Pluto, but not necessarily in that order. -- Jeffrey Honig