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Comment Re:Two different things (Score 1) 69

Furthermore Doudnav and Charpentier are unlikely to have written the patents so the "work" the judges consider is not theirs, they are merely the inventors. You can invent anything but you are entitled to only what the patent says you are.

The statement was written by a person ignorant of the issues.

Comment Re:Reverse logic (Score 1) 640

"In the eyes of the law and insurance companies, if you're in an automobile accident while driving impaired, you're at fault no matter the circumstances. This is why we don't drink and drive."

No, we don't drink and drive because it's unsafe, not because of punitive definitions.

"...and the driver's BAL was three times the limit."

This lie is working as intended. The BAL was not "three times the limit".

Comment Re:Something is missing (Score 1) 357

Except this is not categorically correct. More deliveries per hour means a shorter work day unless other steps are taken, steps which may not always be possible. Even if those steps are taken, total mileage may not always be reduced.

Anything's possible if you're willing to assume details not provided. That discussion is not interesting.

Comment Re:What is up with this anti-gluten bullshit? (Score 1) 292

"While Celiac disease is believed to effect about 1% of the population, some studies have found as high as 6% of the population is effected by NCGS."

Since you're quoting the same source, here's another:

The conclusion? "The prevalence of CD in the United States was 0.71% (1 in 141), similar to that found in several European countries. "

There's quite a difference between 0.71% and 1%, it's about as large an abuse of "about" as you can get. There seems to be a lot left to learn.

Comment Re:512TB of address space means nothing (Score 0) 125

"The increase to 512GB is a godsend to AI researchers and other fields with large datasets."


While there's no doubt that there is SOME application that could use that amount of physical addressability, it would seem extraordinarily unlikely that a single GPU would be sufficient for such an application and, even so, it's absurd to refer to such a niche as a "godsend". Meaningless hyperbole, most likely without any supporting insight.

Comment Re:It's Come to This (Score 2) 100

"Nobody in the HA crowd has ever been able to offer a coherent value proposition for how HA could improve *my* life that would in any way be useful to *me*. Until this changes I will continue to blindly assume HA is a pointless waste of time and money with increasingly massive malware/privacy issues."

It's not the first time someone has bragged about their willful ignorance.

Saying that there is no value proposition to HA is like saying there is no point in painting the walls different colors. If the extent of your lighting is limited to a single ceiling fixture in your room then lighting automation, as an example, is not valuable to you. This reflects more on your lack of sophistication than on HA's value proposition. HA is a tool to achieve desirable ends, not an end in itself, and the problem here is your lack of vision.

Comment Re:lawsuit incoming... (Score 1, Insightful) 179

What an incredibly un-insightful post.

Does the earth care where the population growth is? What's wrong with letting immigrants in? It's not a contest.

Unequal benefits is a problem employers should solve, not one they should accelerate as an incentive to do harm to the environment.

Comment Re:Audio (Score 1) 114

BLE doesn't use pairing and Bluetooth isn't a "network" that devices need to join.

With bluetooth you don't have to discover a network, join it, and provide one of several login credentials, none of which many bluetooth devices have an adequate UI to implement. Joining a WiFi network during setup of smaller devices is a horrendous, unacceptable process. The equivalent process with bluetooth is either nonexistent (BLE) or a joy in comparison. Often time, even when pairing is needed, the process is entirely automatic. That can NEVER happen with WiFi.

Zigbee is a far better competitor to Bluetooth than WiFi is.

Comment Re:Wow (Score 5, Informative) 1368

"California is one of ONLY 3 states to give more to the US federal government than it receives."

Not even close.

California is one of 17 states, not just 3, that gives more than it receives. California ranks 8th among those 17. It is not one of only three, it's not even in the top three.

"You'd better do some research."

So should you.

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