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Comment Re:Enterprise (Score 2) 203

These are the ones from the TV show and movies.

NX-01 - NX class - served 2151 to 2161
NCC-1701 - Constitution class - served 2245 to 2285
NCC-1701-A - Constitution class (refit) - served 2286 to 2293
NCC-1701-B - Excelsior class (refit) - served 2293 to 2329
NCC-1701-C - Ambassador class - served 2332 to 2344
NCC-1701-D - Galaxy class - served 2363 to 2371
NCC-1701-D alternate timeline - Galaxy class (refit), aka Galaxy-X, aka Galaxy-dreadnought - served ? to ~2395
NCC-1701-E - Sovereign class - served 2372 to ?
NCC-1701-J - Universe class (possible/alternate future) - served 26th century

Comment Re:rofl (Score 1) 170

My guess is that, the way they saw it, they needed 38 licenses for employees doing X with the software (e.g. producing new content). Meanwhile, those purchased licenses (again, as they see it) also allowed them to have free reign to install it for everyone else who is doing the lesser task Y (e.g. viewing content).

Comment Re:Infinitesimally precise (Score 1) 134

You seem to be assuming that all accidents are a result of something changing in the environment (e.g. other cars, pedestrians, etc). Knowing not to turn too soon would also help avoid single-car accidents. Other sensors may be able to prevent such things, but accurate GPS could certainly be part of it.

Comment Re:It's wildly unlikely we should exist (Score 4, Insightful) 267

There's one significant flaw in that reasoning. If we assume there are infinite planets, and only a tiny subset of them are inhabited, that subset does not need to be finite... it can still be infinite.

Consider integers. There are an infinite number of integers. One subset of that is odd numbers. If we subtract an infinite set (odds) from an infinite set (integers), the remainder can still be an infinitely large set (even numbers).

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