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Comment Re:Security Risk? (Score 1) 251

I just don't see what reasons they have being in the same location, maybe besides having a very open space to work with and build upon. I'm sure that sharing the same interests and having a good working background between Google and NASA have something to do with it, but I’m not convinced it's worth the new location. Sharing interests with another company is one thing, but I wouldn't go as far to invite them in and give access to things I might not want them to see. Although, I’m sure if Moffett Fields security measures are anything close to mine here (requiring 3 different security checks before given access to anything!), then there's really nothing to worry about, but I wonder if there is something else going on between the two companies as for the reasons of this placement.

Comment Security Risk? (Score 1) 251

I'm not aware of current NASA Ames Security protocols, as far as getting access to the area, but I could only speculate that not everyone is authorized access. So with Google now building on their land, would they have a separate control entry point? Or give access through NASA's entry point? I have a huge problem with people having access to places they shouldn't.

Comment Re:Only one drawback... (Score 1) 2

If you are speaking of the attempt made online to replicate, well as it also stated that is a very inconsistent way to attempt any research like this. Who's to say they weren't chatting with friends or looking through facebook while they attempted to take this test. A controlling and neutral environment where subjects can concentrate is needed. EG wasted and useless results.

I'm very interested to see what further studies conclude.

Comment Re:OK.. (Score 2, Funny) 66

Our investigation is complete, and revealed you are in fact boring and just overly paranoid. We would suggest getting out some time at a local Bar/Pub of your choosing. Please feel free to keep the tracking device on your vehicles, and use it should you become too intoxicated to find it.

V/R The Government

Submission + - Researchers invent inkjet that prints out skin (geek.com)

shougyin writes: If you’ve ever seen the lesser-known Sam Raimi movie Darkman, you probably remember that the plot involved the main character, Dr. Westlake, trying to figure out a way to “print” liquid skin to help burn victims. Westlake never did figure out how to keep the synthetic skin from destabilizing past the 98 minute mark, but luckily, Wake Forest Instititute for Regenerative Medicine researchers seem to have mastered it, showing off their amazing skin printer that uses living cells instead of ink.

Comment Re:Do Not Want (Score 1) 246

I don't believe in faith that much, but I look at facts and results. For me, when it comes to technology, faith is a waste of time. I'd much rather see what things can do, before believing in promises given. That's why I said I'd like to see personally what it can do, before I truly decide to knock it down.

Comment Re:Do Not Want (Score 1) 246

Yes, once you purchase or install anything through Steam, obviously downloading it, it has to authenticate it through their servers. After this is done, you are able to play it in an offline mode for a time...which I believe is around a month, but after that it has to connect again to play.

I've had 2 games that came in disks for Steam, while on business, but they wouldn't even install till I was online and connected.

If you can stay connected, the cloud in this aspect isn't such a bad thing, but as soon as there are server issues or connection issues for a long time, you might as well play tic-tac-toe in paint!

Comment Re:Do Not Want (Score 1) 246

I will say that Valve has implemented their use of the cloud very well (I for one use it) but in the beginning when it first came out, many users were very agitated that they HAD to be on the net regularly to use it. I still don't enjoy that fact either. Some of my business trips last for over 6 months, and I'm not always able to have internet. So Steam fails me at that point, when my offline time has run out and I have to connect in order to use it again. I wonder if the Chrome OS will be the same way?

Comment Re:Do Not Want (Score 1) 246

I'm sure this would be a very beneficial OS for those that constantly feel the need to be online (some business types, stocks, and people that can't get off of facebook) but for the majority of the world, including myself, I simply don't see the need. I'm still very cautious as to systems built around the internet anyways (back when IE was first built into the OS and had many problems) but I’m sure things have changed greatly and maybe Google will get this right. I'd be interested to play around with it and see what it can really do, but I see no need to purchase one.

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