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Comment Re:"Millennials" (Score 1) 71

Dag Nabbit those lazy Mellennials who are working multiple jobs. Why don't they settle in one good paying job!
No we will not retire (We are going to stay at our high paying jobs until we die), we will not train you to take our position. We will tell them to work hard, when they do we will show them that life isn't fair and hard work isn't the case but just luck.

We want America like it was when the rest of the world was bombed out and rebuilding from WWII. To show how special we were because everyone happened to be in the middle of the war.

Comment Re:"Business People" (Score 1) 126

In some ways but it does correct itself.

The thing is an unregulated market will correct itself but it will experience massive highs which everyone will love than massive drops with could put people in the poor house or dead. So if unchecked people could be putting a lot of money in a failing business until it fails, once it fails it had corrected all the over investments.

However that is economic theory. Real life has real people who need to make it in the world. So there needs to be a moderating force. Regulation when used as a moderating force is quite handy, however it needs to allow some risk in the markets as risks allow wonderful successes just as it can cause massive failures. Communism and similar economics, while prevent people from starving on the street, it also puts the country in a time bubble where there isn't much progress over they years.

So the real question is where to set the dial on control. Too tight you cause your culture to stagnate, too little there is high chance of disastrous risk.

I expect the zone has less regulations than most of Europe but more regulations that the US has.

Comment Re:In other words significantly worse than a hot a (Score 1) 26

Chuck Yeager's Bell X-1 That broke the sound barrier. Wasn't useful for fighting or carrying cargo. All it did was go faster than sound.

Still 70 years later we only break the sound barrier on a limited bases. As its cost and safety are still large concerns.

Now lets say you take this solar technology and make solar power blimps, and we move to slow and steady transportation future.

Comment Re:22 Days? (Score 4, Informative) 26

Like a lot of people you miss the point. Sometimes the invention isn't meant to be mass produced but more of a proof that it can be done. Having it travel the world was a publicity stunt. But it was a stunt to show the advancements in solar energy. Not to spur a world of solar heavier than air aircraft. However the real progress is in using technology to build an aircraft light enough, and with enough power generation to support a long term flight.

Now if we take the stuff that we learned, use these solar panels on our homes, use the construction to make more fuel efficient planes. Even just keep the knowledge around until solar panels get more efficient or batteries get lighter to make such a device more useful.
However to pull such a stunt safely shows progress.

Comment Re:What's wrong with the current iPhone? (Score 1) 28

I think they will have USB-C ones. Vs. the old standard ones if you want Head Phones that are cabled.
Of course the more annoying part is the headphones that come with the iPhone will not work on other stuff.
I am not an audio snob. But the default iPhone earbuds are better quality than many of the cheaper ones. So I will plug them into the Treadmill at the gym, or in my PC. if USB-C actually catches on it will take many years before it will be consistent in most devices. As my Gym isn't going to replace it $4,000 treadmills just because some users don't have compatible headphones. Heck they had the old iPod dock in it that doesn't work with the new devices.

Comment Re:Breaking news: investors are idiots (Score 2) 126

Instead of shorting, I would suggest to just sell the stocks.
Shorting Stocks is buying against the company. So you will have 100 stocks in Nintendo and 100 stocks against Nintendo in essence 0ing your value.

Now Stock shorting is good for reducing volatility in stocks where a similar stock is expected to follow the trend, but not as much. So if both go up, the more volatile stock will still go up but not as much. And when they go down the same thing. Preventing a massive crash.

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