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Comment: Re:That would be a nightmare. (Score 1) 209

You probably do not know the really important stuff about him, just what his PR team wants you to know.

Timeline may not be a bad thing if it can be assured the same level of access for everybody and the same level of detail and reliability. And no way to opt out especially for those with power.

Comment: Re:What the fuck is this pretentious bullshit? (Score 1) 190

by vyvepe (#48684567) Attached to: Know Your Type: Five Mechanical Keyboards Compared
If you touch type then you can avoid bottoming out the key when you have a good mechanical keyboard. This way you can avoid the hard slowdown at the end of the keystroke which makes finger joint fatigue smaller.

Bottoming out is the impact when a key reaches the end of travel. The problem with many (but not all) cheap rubber dome keyboards is that the actual key-press is detected only very near the end of the total key travel available. So very soon after key-press registration the key cannot move down any more.

E.g. Cherry MX brown switches register key-press just after the tactile bump somewhere before 2 mm of travel down. The actual bottoming out happens at 4 mm. This gives you a bit more than 2 mm to stop pressing the key and avoiding the impact of bottoming out. I do not know any rubber dome keyboard which gives you so much length to stop pressing the key.

If you do not type a lot then there is no need for a mechanical keyboard.

Comment: Re:configuration profile (Score 1) 286

by vyvepe (#48181731) Attached to: Ask Slashdot: Stop PulseAudio From Changing Sound Settings?

Set up pulse audio the way you like it using pavucontrol.

Use "pacmd dump" to find the proper commands to do what you want.

Use pacmd with the selected comands at startup or add the selected commands to /etc/pulse/default.pa.

Or you can just put the full configuration you dumped to your ~/.config/pulse/default.pa:

pacmd dump > ~/.config/pulse/default.pa

There is a good chance this helps you.

Comment: Re:You have to understand (Score 1) 359

by vyvepe (#47695149) Attached to: Ebola Quarantine Center In Liberia Looted

The specific example I mentioned in my post (people going to facilities end up dead, therefore the facilities are killing them) is also irrational, because it assumes causation where there is only correlation.

It may be rational if they do not have any other data. Especially the data whether the ill would die if they are not taken to the hospital. They may be trying to collect these data by taking people from hospital and waiting whether they die too. Though they should rather try not to even bring the ill to the hospital. Maybe that is the reason for destroing the hospital. So that it cannot accept future patiens and they can collect the right data (would ill people die even if they are not exposed to a hostiall).

A word from a white man telling them they would die outside a hosptital too is not worth much if white folks were lying before.

Comment: Re:If you make this a proof of God... (Score 1) 612

So tell me again how atheist are better than religious people?

Religion is actually very usefull for people. You need to realize that god is a universal excuse. If something does not go well we can always "blame" god instead of figuring out why it did not go well. If we do something wrong we can believe that god will fix it for us and pardons us (possibly after a confession). Or we can claim the god actually wanted us to do wrong. It allows us to stay lazy instead of improving ourselves. God is also very usefull for people who cannot cope with uncertainties of reality. Moreover it allows the clever people to manipulate the rest. Yeah we (as a society) pretty much need a god. So sad!

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