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Comment: The Sun is setting into irrelevance (Score 1) 100

by stupkid (#34514984) Attached to: RIP, SunSolve

I don't know about everyone else, but in the fortune 100 company I happen to work for they are moving all new projects to AIX and Linux. This has been going on for the last year. The sad part, for Sun/Oracle, is that it used to be a primarily Sun shop. Now all new projects are AIX and Linux and there is no interest in approving any Sun equipment. All the tech refresh projects we have are moving businesses to either AIX or Linux. This represents a fairly large revenue stream that they are losing. Seems to be a common trend from blogs/forums/etc. that I'm reading.

Comment: Re:That's disgusting (Score 1) 207

by stupkid (#34165880) Attached to: Factory To Make Biodiesel From Chicken Fat

Organic vegan agriculture can and is being done.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vegan_organic_gardening

http://www.vegfamily.com/gardening/veganic-gardening.htm

These are the same methods that I currently practice in my garden.

Animal derived inputs are not required to grow plants. If you do want to add some animal inputs there are animals on the site of most gardens/farms, they are typically running them. You might also want to read this:

http://www.humanurehandbook.com/

Comment: Re:Of course we'll see a shift (Score 1) 675

by stupkid (#30008876) Attached to: Cable Exec Suggests Changing Consumer Behavior, Not Business Model

I'm hoping for a Gilligan's Island "reboot". Something darker and edgy. Too bad Chris Farley is dead, he would have made an awesome, cocaine addicted Skipper. I would still download torrents of it instead of paying for cable, because I believe great art should be a labor of love, unsullied by commercial interests :-D

Wasn't that Lost?

Comment: Re:How is that sustainable? (Score 2, Insightful) 453

by stupkid (#29925829) Attached to: Chinese To Supply 600 MW Wind Farm In Texas

Which part of $1.5B isn't beneficial? Their banks collect interest and their manufacturers make sales.

Meanwhile, 36K acres to power 150K homes? Doesn't a nice nuclear plant only need 100 acres or so to provide power that same number?

In you nuclear plant scenario are they mining and refining the necessary materials to power that plant on that 100 acres as well? What about the coolant?

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