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Comment Yes still a dream (Score 2) 143

1 99.999765% of car drivers can barely handle 2 dimensions, going flying in 3 dimensions? Not a chance in hell.
2 the FAA will require a pilots license
3 the FAA will require aircraft maintenance. This means 99.999768% of all typical car owners will never be able to own one as they will whine like hungry babies when told they need to spend $8900 to have the engine rebuilt that is working just fine. Yes the FAA requires scheduled engine rebuilding.
4 Parking and FAA flight restrictions means you cant just fly from home to work.

Comment Stop picking on this woman... (Score 1) 166

I know of well paid americans that would do the exact same stupid mistake. Most of them get their computer infected with malware by being that uneducated.

The problem is to safely and correctly use technology requires a high level of education that most people do not get. Most degree holders in the USA are dumb as a box of rocks when it comes to technology.

Comment This is easy. (Score 1) 313

you hire a person to be the gatekeeper that does exactly what you want.

Sorry, but there is no cheap and free way to do this, it's called a project manager and they need to be competent and detail oriented.

Devs sign off on the code and their own testing, then this person makes sure that the bet testers also tested and signed off on it, then they personally sign off that all is well and OK's publishing to a new gold release.

Not hard to do, and requires your management to be competent and understand they need to spend money on manpower.

Comment Re:What about the delivery of insulin? (Score 1) 94

You are buying the wrong strips.
I'm paying $20 for 100 strips by looking online. and I usually get about 100 free lancets when I get them. I use the contour next usb, the data is 100% hackable so I simply plug it into the "charger" weekly and it downloads all the data into my linux server.

I have friends that are paying more than $2.00 a strip and I ask why the hell. they always claim "mine is more accurate" yet when I test my blood with their meter and then my meter I am within 5 points which can be the range you get between multiple tests with the same meter. Hell even using a calibration control solution Mine is always within the range so close that it's not worth the fancy prices. but then these same people NEVER use a control solution when they open a new pack of strips, so their claims of accuracy are thrown out the window.

Now the Piece of crap one that worked with my iphone? that one had special strips that cost more than $2.00 each and that thing was so far off it was insane.

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