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Comment: Re:Two Things Only (Score 2) 209

by vlad30 (#48315665) Attached to: What People Want From Smart Homes

I want a home that cooks and cleans. Cooks and cleans. I can take care of the rest.

you know they already invented that, the only payment is you gotta ram your dick into their pussy from time to time.

Basement dwelling slashdotters have that already including laundry and ironing and they shouldn't be doing that second bit to their mum

Comment: Re:So, good news and bad news (Score 1) 172

by vlad30 (#48233373) Attached to: EU Sets Goal To Cut Greenhouse Gas Emissions 40% By 2030
wish I had mod points but came to say exactly that, it has nothing to do with climate change those words just make some people feel better its all about reducing the imported energy and reducing reliance on what is becoming expensive and unreliable energy supply. The silly part I believe if they said the truth the conservatives would go great idea but the green and left wing would still demand imposible taxes to achieve goals that will come anyway

Comment: Re:Forgot the biggest one: Money (Score 1) 229

by vlad30 (#48145303) Attached to: The Subtle Developer Exodus From the Mac App Store

Money is part of it, but it's important to look at it from the other side too. Just getting started in iOS development costs quite a bit of money. The minimum you must spend is $600 on a Mac Mini. You could spend a little less and get a used Mac Mini, but you'd still be out close to $400.

Find another business where startup capital is less than $1000 and running costs near zero this is not the problem your paper route or burger flipping job could have got you the startup money

The problem is as others have said its crowded with crap competitors who spoiled the neighbourhood and it doesn't suit in particular, high end software that costs $1000's requires support agreements and has only a small number of potential clients . in essence the app stores have become a race to the bottom where angry birds will rule because the person looking at the app store is now one of the masses not the person who spent $20k on a computing system for there business and then budget $10,000 for software they need

Comment: Re:It's not your phone (Score 2, Insightful) 610

If you are offered a free product you will say either say thank you or no thank, However if its jammed down your throat you will gag and maybe puke. its the method of the offering here no choice, just here you go jam that into your hard drive, even if its not to your musical taste

Additionally the motive I'm expecting Bono to now come out and say "Songs of Innocence" the most downloaded Album in history but I would give more credence to a torrent stat at least someone deliberately wanted that

Comment: Re:It should be (Score 1) 364

by vlad30 (#47875765) Attached to: Text While Driving In Long Island and Have Your Phone Disabled

How any automated system will know if the phone is used by driver vs passenger is a challenge, I imagine.

The solution isn't to hard and just got easier with NFC place drivers phone in this slot if phones are detected and none in slot don't start car, once in slot all distracting functions disabled or postponed other phones can operate

Still won't stop the idiot driver with 2 phones, for this one a death penalty is appropriate when caught

Comment: Re:Only geeks... (Score 1) 125

by vlad30 (#47605575) Attached to: Robotic Suit Gives Shipyard Workers Super Strength

Now go out and lift it once per minute for 3 hours and see how you feel.

True however family business is construction a little experience here

aside from OHS concerns where everything comes in maximum 20Kg packages (Australian OHS rules noticed some stuff from the US is 25Kg) 25 years ago most of these packages came in 40Kg particularly cement

moving 20-40Kg at a time with a little practice and the right food you can do this all day and you won't like like a steroid taking gym junkie which BTW are useless at this kind of work

What I can see this helping with if they do get it to lift 100Kg or this awkward/hazardous items where 20Kg even unbalanced can be very difficult to manage

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