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Comment: Re:Welcome to the 90's, USA (Score 1) 100

by the_humeister (#49042585) Attached to: Starting This Week, Wireless Carriers Must Unlock Your Phone

Unlocked Moto G or Moto E are fairly inexpensive and they're more than adequate for what they do. If I were to go off contract, that's what I would do. I currently have an HTC One M8 on contract so I can't unlock it now, but it's not an issue for me since I still have a Nexus 4 for international travel and as a general backup phone.

Comment: Still have to deal with rejection (Score 1) 100

by the_humeister (#48107311) Attached to: Scientists Coax Human Embryonic Stem Cells Into Making Insulin

If they're made from someone else, the patient has to take immunosuppresive drugs. That sets them up for weird infections. If they're made from the patient's own cells, they'd still have to deal with the autoimmune response that destroyed the original beta cells in the first place (assuming type 1 diabetes).

Wasn't there something about a PASCAL programmer knowing the value of everything and the Wirth of nothing?