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Comment Re:They will game the system and destroy home wi-f (Score 1) 64

Maybe, depends on amplitude of the blowtorching towers; keeping in mind inverse square law. In addition, 5Ghz (and higher frequencies) don't penetrate solid objects nearly as well as 2.4Ghz and below. Yet paradoxically 5Ghz is better in a home/office environment over 2.4Ghz because the SNR is much better from lack surrounding interference.

Comment Re:Anthropological principle (Score 1) 187

as the bible dictates the universe being created by God for man

I think that you're making assumptions about what the Bible actually says.

Earth was made for man.

I'm not a Christian but I know their book. It does not preclude intelligent life elsewhere in the universe, in fact, it might even suggest that there is. John 10:16 mentions "Other sheep" who are "not of this sheep pen(or fold)". Could those other sheep or the other fold refer to non-humans who are not on this planet? It's debatable.


Comment games (Score 1) 613

init strings
modem connection sounds - and what they meant
DOS memory management
wiring pin outs for serial, parallel and Ethernet cables
null modem cables
IPX/SPX and how to tune the daylights out of it
dip switches

Mind you, many of the above were necessary to do things like play games with your friends. Thinking about it, I learned a lot about networking and hardware because I wanted to play games with my friends and network games were only for the brave. We would hack games that were only supposed to work at the LAN level to work online so we didn't have to haul our computers over every time we wanted to play.

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