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Comment Re:Unimpressive performance. (Score 1) 131

Awesome - I can replace my 2TB spinning drive with a Samsung SSD of the same size for 77 USD?

You can likely get 64 GB of 960 Pro space for $77.

Intel had HDD cache on SSD with previous motherboards and there's some software for doing it too though I don't know how well that one work.

It definitely could be done with SSDs if they wanted too.

However I think access-time is even lower on Optane than on the HDDs plus it will hold up to wear better.

Comment Re:Free still means freedom to some of us (Score 1) 237

I found this headline confusing, because when I started out here on Slashdot many of us used "free" to mean "available under a license that preserves your freedom to view source code, modify, and redistribute for any purpose" rather than merely "gratis."
There doesn't seem to be a license or source code available, so I'm thinking the article just means available with no charge.

Non-alcoholic version:
Free as in liberty, not socialism.

Comment But it didn't save money (Score 1) 177

.. at-least not according to the fucking summary.

The headline claims it did but the summary say they couldn't afford to keep on doing it and then mention some benefits which .. it would seem wasn't enough to compensate for the 25% loss of work-time.

So... Why the stupid headline? Because it's sensational even though wrong?
Alternative fact?
Maybe Bloomberg hold the same quality as Swedish main-stream media and go with the no-work-worker political-view of it all; no work but all benefits of work for everyone!

Comment Re:I live in the Seattle area... (Score 1) 110

We were moving a boat in foul weather and I was cold, bored, wet, and a bit seasick. Somehow that nasty awful rotten candy took my mind off it and made me a bit less sad that I was alive.

Yepp! Happiest people on the planet! Used to be the Danes but they got it too. "Turkisk Peber" is from Denmark, produced by Fazer (Finnish) nowadays but ..
Djungelvrål would be a nice one to get, it's all salt on the surface so .. that may not be your thing, but you could actually rinse it off and the licorice inside is harder and .. different.. creamier? Toffieer? Or maybe it's just all that salt before-hand which trick you. That's Swedish licorice. Lkerol (also Swedish) Salmiaki is likely sold quite a lot here but is salmiak all over and a lot of it and even I don't like it but I buy it anyway because .. salt (not NaCL, NaCL+licorice doesn't taste the same ..)
The bags I bought was Finnish "Kouvolan Lakritsi" but basically simply because it seem to be the only product they produce and then I don't have to worry about gelatin and such.

The Turkisk peber have ... pepper in it, so it's a different thing. There's also things like "Salta kanoner" (Salt cannons) or whatever which maybe are similar.

The finns (sold here to and likely the same in LIDL under their own brand) also have "Panda licorice" which may be better from a non-Nordic perspective because not only isn't it salmiac licorice but it's also mild in taste and less chewy than Djungelvrål. I don't really want to buy it because since it's so mild I'll eat more of it and that's of course than than eating less of it. Djungelvrål give more flavor for the weight & volume and Lkerol is made of gummi arabicum and Stevia among other things and is sold in small pastill cardboard cases so that will have even less weight and sugar in it. Most licorice seem to be based of wheat-flour and sugar/molasses, sometimes glucose syrup or corn-starch and pretty rarely gelatin, of course hard versions will mostly just be sugar and some syrup maybe but ... hard? :/

Anyway, salt licorice, alcohol, spiced whine, "beautiful women" (how would I know?!) .. makes it work! :D
Sweden is fucked and done by now though. Best place in the world in the 80s and so shitty now. Good work!

Comment Re:move on (Score 1) 366

Actually people are less likely to report sexual crimes now then before:
https://acidmuncher.files.word...
https://acidmuncher.wordpress....
Why is open for speculation, I have my ideas ..
That of course mean that the actual number of people affected by criminal sexual behavior has increased even more the number of reported cases would say.

Go alternative facts! So exciting!
Surely you can trust a socialist or want-to-take-control-over-the-culture-and-thought-of-the-people-regime!

Comment Re:move on (Score 1) 366

It's a shame that you are focusing on quantity over quality - see if you can condense your mess of thoughts into the key points.

For the sake of any possible Slashdot audience I have to answer the crap you post. It's not like I want to reply to your troll-trash.

Yes, that is a standard problem when you try to fit the data to your perceptions. Try doing it the other way around.

The data exist some others have created been able to compile their numbers from it. It's just that I don't know where-from those numbers are.
If it's from a report it has to be an older report than the 2005 one because the Aftonbladet article about them is from year 2000.
https://www.facebook.com/tino....
Seem like those numbers are from the period 1985-1989, 0.0002% of the Swedes registered for rape, 0.0046% of the people from Algeria, Libya, Morocco and Tunisia and 0.004% of those from Iraq.
0.004% make them 20 times more common than the 0.0002% of the Swedes, of course it still mean 99.6% of them hadn't been sentenced for rape-offences and 99.98% of the Swedes haven't either.
Among gang-rapes 1991-1999, 58% of the offenders were Swedish-born and 1/4 was foreigners. I would assume by now the foreigners stand for the majority but since the government doesn't want to process the data and reveal how it is now we don't know. Whatever one could get it for each case from the police I don't know. The political forces in Sweden doesn't want data collected based on ethnicity and once people have gotten a Swedish citizenship maybe they would be counted as Swedes in the statistics regardless of what they actually were/are.
In the case of the troubles with sex-offenders in swimming halls which we've had recently asylum seekers dominate completely.
https://www.facebook.com/tino....
https://www.facebook.com/tino....

The confounding factors are never irrelevant to the issue of what the data tells us vs what we project onto it. Do you understand what the confounding factors are in attempting to draw an interpretation from these raw statistics?

The data is the data. It's 100% accurate and the real-deal. It doesn't need any "massaging."

This is demonstrably false. You seem to be mixing relative and absolute measures, which is understandable given your weak grasp of what has been measured.

It may be true but of course I mean relatively speaking. I don't mix them. I just was too fast when stating the point. And the relative measure is the only one which is really interesting anyway. Otherwise it would be like stating that the Chinese own more pants than the Sami people, or watch a lot more TV, and sure enough, they do, because they are so many, but ..

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