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Comment Cue the Carb Apologists.... (Score 1) 231

Humans are NOT designed to eat mostly Carbohydrates. we are meat eaters and we keep finding evidence of this.

Instead we have "nutritionists" that still preach the diet that makes everyone fat as hell.
Meat, low glycemic veggies, fruits, nuts, then grains down there with sugar. THAT is how humans are supposed to eat.

M E A T !

Comment Re:Sealed for freshness (Score 1) 212

it would be trivial to get rid of the connector, they already have magsafe yet the morons there ditched it for the inferior Usb-C.

Dont expect real innovation from apple anymore. the left overs in job's office are now gone, it's all about profits and margin now. Even Johnny Ives is phoning everything in now.

Comment Re:Funny numbers from a mechanical engineer (Score 1) 792

If he is an engineer, then the house is all fucked up. I have never met an engineer that can design a house. Architect's know what they are doing, engineers think they know but usually screw things up badly because they let that ego get in the way.

Dealing with that right now, dumbass engineer broke the AV system design on his boat because all the fiberoptic runs were bent too tightly and there is >10DB loss on every run due to the moron demanding that the fiber be ran next to the other wiring in the same trays. Now he get's to pay to have it all ripped out and redone.

Fiberoptics also have a 25 bend cycle limit until they crack, the moron keeps playing with endpoints and has cracked 6 fibers out of 16.

Comment Re:Poor on $100k? Sure (Score 2) 792

I wish I could find a reasonable sized 960 sq foot home in a decent neighborhood. instead all you can find is giant oversized homes that really stupid people want because they hate their families.

When I go to Ikea I really love the 680sq ft apartment. The only place you can find those are NYC/ Chicago/LA and usually in a pretty shitty part of town.
and sadly the small home movement is not allowed to grow because of stupid laws that require houses be a certain size or worse, the scourge of humanity... the HOA.

Comment Re:18:9 (Score 1) 109

Because bigger numbers are better! Only a loser will use a 2:1 screen. Real men? they have a 10,000,000:5,000,000 ratio screen!
and it has a 330,000 uAh battery! DEAR GOD ITS HUGE! MOAR POWER!

And all you thinkers can STFU! stop your freedom hating education and knowlege from getting in the way of FREEDOM!

Comment Re: Duh? (Score 1) 234

Familiarity. I've been using Windows since Windows 3.0, so I'm very familiar with the interface and the way the systems works behind the scenes. Over the same time I have used Unix, FreeBSD, and quite a lot of Linux distributions. Because there was such a variety in the *nix side of things, all of which worked differently from other similar operating systems, I actually find that I am quicker getting stuff done in Windows. Windows 8 nearly ruined this with its stupid modern UI, but I have been able to ignore most of that and stick with the old desktop.

It's what I use at work, so programs that I use (and write) at work can also be used on my home systems. Also, when buying software (especially games), Windows is the better supported platform. For open source stuff, the situation is reversed, but I most of the software I use also has Windows versions too. I am gradually moving my standard selection of programs to cross-platform versions so I can one day migrate from Windows. The only reason why I would do this is because I don't trust the direction that Microsoft is taking these days.

PowerShell. This is one of the things that keeps me on Windows; I just love PowerShell. Sure, they released an open-source, cross-platform version, but to get the best out of the shell you really need to run it on Windows.

Despite what you say, security is definitely good enough. Since the release of Service Pack 2 for XP, every version of Windows has gained more security features. I haven't had any malware problems since I upgraded to XP (which happened after SP2 was released). It helps that I have always used limited user accounts (like this article says). Of course, I don't go running random programs that get emailed to me, but then I also wouldn't do that on Linux either because I don't just assume that it is that much more secure than Windows.

Comment Re:Also in the news (Score 1) 234

You fucking moron. Standard users don't have admin credentials. OF COURSE THEY HAVE TO TYPE ADMIN CREDENTIALS IN.

Did you even read the part that I quoted from the grandparent, which said that you didn't need to type the password in? Obviously not. It's kind of weird that you call me a moron because I am correct.

Comment Re:Not viable on Windows 10 (Score 1) 234

But, about half the applications I use in Windows require administrator rights to work.

You should probably name and shame those applications then, because they are the problem; not Windows.

I would add an extra reason to your list of why some programs require administrator rights: stupidity. The accounts software that we used for many years required administrator rights to run. It annoyed me because I could not see why it would be required. Upon inspection, I found a *.MANIFEST file in the install directory. It had a setting of something like userLevel=highestAvailable. I changed this to asInvoker and it no longer gave a UAC warning. It worked perfectly without those additional settings.

There is no need to shame them because they fixed this in a later version. But how stupid was it to insist that your accounting computers were more vulnerable to malware than they needed to be.

Comment Re:Duh? (Score 1) 234

I'm sorry, but I think that is completely wrong. Exactly how does Windows starting with maximum permissions actually manifest as a real world example?

If you start with a basic account, you don't have to whittle away its rights; it is low by default. If you want it to be a higher access account then you add it to the Administrators group. Then it inherits the additional permissions. This is the opposite of what you described.

Where you might be getting confused is that the permissions system allows for both Allow and Deny settings, but it is extremely rare to see Deny being used. For an example of how Deny works, if you wanted to create an account that could install software, but not edit the firewall settings, you would add the Administrators group to the account and then Deny edit rights to the firewall. Deny is only useful AFTER you have raised the account's permissions from the default low settings.

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