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Comment Re: Using bandwidth (Score 2) 222

Bingo, spot on. The addition of a time factor is what makes the consumption argument work and is the correct explanation. I was going to post this myself but you beat me to it. For any period of time there is n bandwidth available. If someone is consuming a fraction of n for some time (t), that amount of n is not available for anyone else for the duration of t, therefore it has been consumed.

Comment Boxer or vim for me... (Score 1) 131

Working mostly in a Windows environment for the past 25 years I never got into emacs. Of course I do need to function in Linux/UNIX environments from time to time and when I do it's vi/vim for me. However the majority of my text editing has been done in Boxer since 1996. I've never had a Windows computer without it, always the first thing I install after loading a (non-server) Windows OS.

Comment Re: No surprise (Score 4, Informative) 168

Completely disagree. As a long time iOS user who switched to Android about six weeks ago I'll say it's been a great change. It's not as polished as Apple's walled garden but it is hardly clunky. Perfectly usable and I feel like I'm using a computer instead of an appliance, plus I'm running all of the same apps as I did on iOS.

Comment Get out and vote, and remember the US is a two par (Score 0) 993

I believe everyone who can vote should vote. This "I won't vote" option is complete bs. If you don't vote your not participating in our government which is not only your right, but your responsibility. If you don't vote you don't get to complain about the outcome.

As for third party candidates, I'm sorry folks but the US is solidly a two party system. In November any vote not for Trump is a vote for Hillary. Any vote not for Hillary is a vote for Trump. It's been this way for longer than I've been participating and it will continue us to be that way long after we're all gone.

Carefully weigh the differences between the candidates and what they stand for and make your decision. Cast your vote.

Comment Not to sound like a troll but... (Score 0) 801

This is what we all expected. She's a Clinton after all. Another US career politician. She has a history of being like Teflon when it comes to any of her criminal activities coming back on her. The system is fixed and we're doomed for it. Meanwhile Hillary will go give another half million dollar speech or two.

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