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Comment Re:Michael Flynn Jr believes it (Score 4, Insightful) 770

The fascinating part is that we now know you don't actually have to be very bright to do brain surgery.

No, you have to be very intelligent. You spend a good chunk of your life learning about nothing but brain surgery.

The opportunity cost being that you don't have that time to spend on learning other things.

He might be a good brain surgeon, but I wouldn't let him fix my computer, tune my car, or hem my pants. And I sure as shit wouldn't let him "educate me" on what the pyramids of Egypt were built for.

Why would you? What ever made you think you could trust a doctor with a computer?

Comment Re:Amazon Echo (Score 0) 100

Such a money pit that they released 2 more versions.

And Amazon Stock seems to be doing just fine (Echo released Nov 14)

It's not quite Majel Barrett but it's a half decent beta.

no one really uses one

That means you'd have to show data that shows how many have been purchased and the number actually in use. We'll be waiting.

Comment Re:between 3 and 10 Mb/s is slow? (Score 2) 208

It really wasn't that long ago that "slow" was considered 56k or below.

It really wasn't that long ago that "slow" was considered 4800 or below.

It really wasn't that long ago that "slow" was considered a telegraph.

It really wasn't that long ago that "slow" was considered letter carrier on horseback.

It really wasn't that long ago that "slow" was considered a guy running 26.2 miles.

Welcome to progress, you may be happy with 10 Mbps but I'd like to move on.

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