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Comment Re:Fastest in what way? (Score 1) 183

It's a race car, a drag car specifically so range is a nigh useless measurement... ..
Yes bestill your pretentious, and I assume European, heart, drag racing is a thing, and cornering isn't that important...

In perspective, At full throttle, the fuel pumps in a top fuel dragster are pumping out over 380 litres per minute, and they don't have anywhere near that onboard, so the range isn't so hot, but it can do one thing, namely propel one human being from point A to point B, .2 miles down a flat, straight racetrack faster than anything else short of being shot out of a cannon...

Comment Re:new MS? nothings changed. (Score 1) 123

Then you haven't looked too hard, because their are .net opportunities in every city with significant tech employment (and even in some that don't), small, medium, and large companies .
I haven't been in the .net world in almost a decade, been working in java with the occasional foray into scala and groovy but I'm thinking about trying to bone up outside of work, just to keep my options open..

Comment Re:Great technology, but what about the energy? (Score 1) 144

The economies of scale that might apply to power plant level CO2 sequestration do not apply here

from a sequestration standpoint, yes. Although using methane as the energy source instead of diesel cuts down on C02, and virtually eliminates the other nastiness that comes from burning diesel.

Comment Re:Lemons (Score 1) 271

Yeah, I'm mildly surprised. Tesla doesn't MAKE ball joints.

You shouldn't be. Car manufactures are in large part system integrators. It's been this way since the 80's, and the trend has only increased recently. Especially ancillary things like brakes, ball joints, alternators, whathaveyou; they are generally bought, not made..

That is why when you have something like a defective Takata airbag, you see it showing up in Japanese makes, domestics, etc...

Comment Re:Economy built on pipedreams (Score 1) 215

Its actually considered a good anti-fraud practice to have anyone who handles accounting or inventory to take a least one mandatory five consecutive business day vacation each year!

Accountants who never take a vacation is a classic red flag for auditors, both private and government.

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