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Comment Re:Exactly (Score 4, Informative) 191

Did you know that your children are more likely to die violently in a rural area than in the city? And people in rural areas are also more likely to die from heart disease and cancer, among other diseases and injuries.

A suburb is a cross between an urban and a rural area, so it isn't clear at all that a suburb is a "much healthier environment" than a city.

Comment Re:Stupid (Score 1) 234

Yellow means "Stop if safe to do so" in many places.

In most of the USA, yellow means "the light is about to change to red." But you're right, in a few places it means "stop if safe to do so" which is much more ambiguous, meaning it can be (mis-)interpreted by the wrong jurisdiction to mean things like "stop if you are black".

Here's a bit of trivia: in the USA, drivers have a red phase and a yellow phase, while pedestrians have two red phases (don't cross flashing and don't cross solid). And in Los Angeles, it's illegal to cross while elderly because you can't be in the intersection when it changes from flashing to solid, unlike cars which are allowed to be in the intersection when the light changes from red to yellow. It's madness.

Comment The one good thing abut Batman Vs. Superman (Score 1) 349

I shouldn't really say "the one good thing" because I didn't see the movie yet so I don't know if there's more I would like...

But what Batman Vs. Superman did set up was a lot of really great ongoing batman/superman at the diner scenes the end most How It Should Have Ended episodes.

Comment Two points of bullshit (Score 1) 65

iOS doesn't support color profiles.

Maybe you should read more before you type.

Just because they don't provide you a way to assign a color profile does not mean iOS does not support color profiles... They have to because different devices now support a number of different gamuts.

iOS relies on a fixed resolution.

No, no it does not. It does specify things in points, but at this point there are a lot of iOS devices that are not just double the resolution of the original iPhone...

iOS supports all kinds of technologies that render at whatever resolution you have. From various Core Graphics drawing primitives to advanced image scaling stuff that makes full use of the GPU. I can take a PDF and drop it into Xcode to use as an asset anywhere in the app.

It also of course uses autolayout quite heavily in development, which will happily adapt UI elements to any kind of resolution differences it may encounter.

Comment Not from "predominantly Muslim countries" (Score 1, Insightful) 188

The secretary of state issued the memo after a Hawaii judge blocked the Trump administration's revised travel ban on citizens from six predominantly Muslim countries.

The ban is for six predominately islamic extremist countries. Are you bigoted against Muslims or something?

Comment An idea (Score 1) 136

It would be nice if after one wrong PIN attempt, your fingerprint was automatically deactivated from allowed inputs... or maybe some very low specified threshold for finger inputs it did not like.

The iPhone has a start in that direction, you can't use a finger to unlock until after you have entered the pin at least once after the device has powered up.

Comment Define "protest" (Score 5, Insightful) 225

Setting fires to cars and smashing windows is not a "protest".

You would think criminals would already know to use burner phones...

But then how would these gangsters be able to adequately send a selfie to Instagram in front of a smashed up store or burning vehicle? The cameras on burner phones suck, not to mention it would't have your Starbucks card loaded.

Comment You are thinking of someone else (Score 2) 225

The one saying she would get on her knees if you voted the way she wanted was not Trump

Side note: Liberals are so stupid Snopes had to actually cover this item to explain it was not a real offer....

Snopes is going soft though; no coverage of the veracity on her level of eye contact or swallowing.

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