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Comment Re:uhm, no.... (Score 1) 174

Requirements to watch 4 cable TV programs at the same time: 4 TV's, 4 cable boxes (@ 10/mo each) and a $100 cable plan

Requirements to watch 4 netflix streams at the same time: Any combination of [laptops,desktops,phones,tablets,game machines, BR players, smart tvs, tvs], internet, and the $12/mo plan

Comment Re:..doesnt factor in connection cost. (Score 4, Insightful) 174

OP's point was that Neilson can tell when your TV is on, but they can't tell if you are actually watching it. The morning news on mute with no one in the room counts as 'watched'. With netflix, generally, you have to explicitly turn it on and pick a show so you are more likely to be actually watching the content. That might explain the huge averages - the average american watches 5.4 hours of TV every. single. day? more likely they have TV on somewhere, but not necessarily watching it

Comment Re:Still a proprietary, DRM'd piece of shit. (Score 2) 140

A lot of the respondents to this post just don't get it. At a certain point the computer is not the ends, it is a means. Consoles provide a computer that, relatively, easily plays games. No tinkering or fussing required.

Instead of not working and expecting me to figure out what I need to do to fix the computer, they sometimes do have a update to install first. That is fine, I switch to some other task, or read, while that is happening. . . or just play a different game and instal the patch when I am done for the day.

At a certain point, the computer ceases to be a hobby unto itself.

An off the shelf PC will play games with exactly the same amount of "tinkering" as a modern console requires.

No it won't. An off the shelf PC - DELL, Lenovo, Acer - has a 120watt power supply, an integrated intel video card that is directx 9 compatible. It won't play anything other than solitaire without a lot of tinkering. Oh, it's the buyers fault for not doing their research and buying a 'proper' PC, right? You buy a PS4, it plays PS4 games. You buy a PC...maybe. Did you check to make sure it has 8 lanes PCIe? 400 watt PSU? proper connectors? No? Toss a coin on whether that game will work or not....

Comment Re: So funny (Score 1) 174

OK fluffernutter. You've posted your junk all over this thread. You hate Elon, Tesla and SpaceX. A start up that loses money is somehow shocking to you.

Please outline any recent accomplishments you've made, and let us compare to Musk. We are particularly interested in your fantastic success creating profitable startups with no outside investors in extremely difficult fields.


Comment Re: So funny (Score 1) 174

The opening of the new master plan, which you clearly didn't bother to read: The first master plan that I wrote 10 years ago is now in the final stages of completion. It wasn't all that complicated and basically consisted of:

Create a low volume car, which would necessarily be expensive

Use that money to develop a medium volume car at a lower price

Use that money to create an affordable, high volume car


Provide solar power. No kidding, this has literally been on our website for 10 years.

The reason we had to start off with step 1 was that it was all I could afford to do with what I made from PayPal. I thought our chances of success were so low that I didn't want to risk anyone's funds in the beginning but my own. The list of successful car company startups is short. As of 2016, the number of American car companies that haven't gone bankrupt is a grand total of two: Ford and Tesla. Starting a car company is idiotic and an electric car company is idiocy squared....

Comment Re:FBI Director [Re:And she gets away with it...] (Score 1) 1010

"only" Gross negligence ? Do you know hard that is to prove? This case is miles, and miles away from gross negligence. Miles. Negligent? maybe. But Gross? No way. Gross requires the accused to not having taken any precautions. There is evidence that the email server she had might have been better than the one the state department IT could give her.

Comment Re:Suicide by politician (Score 1) 1010

if you or i mishandled a single 1 classified document, we would be in jail or at least barred from having security clearance (something you need as president)

That is bullshit. I've mishandled classified documents. I once had classified docs that were not mine, handed to me right in front of an audit committee! There is an exception form you fill out. You explain the breech, you sign it, your manager signs it, your done. Happens all the time.

Comment Re:It's bullshit is what it is (Score 1) 1010

Well, guess what. Clinton accidentally leaked classified information to third party governments through known negligence.

Do you have any evidence to back up this assertion? You know as SoS she deals with 3r party governments and the resulting classified information as part of her job, right?

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