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    Bluetooth only uses 2.4GHz while infra-red covers...

    Bluetooth only uses 2.4GHz while infra-red covers 0.3-430THz !

    Linux as usual many orders of magnitude ahead :)
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    So while half the world including M$ can see what...

    So while half the world including M$ can see what people are doing on their computers it is important to throw away my $200 headphones because Windows thinks it may have attempted a debug connection...
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    I DID say "at least" :) Not saying it is wrong...

    I DID say "at least" :)

    Not saying it is wrong to be stubborn as long it provides benefit, but I also try to see if there is room for improvement, which I often end up finding and that gives me...
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    Clearly a racing incident. Hamilton taking a...

    Clearly a racing incident.
    Hamilton taking a huge risk by trying to pass an out of control car.
    Both should be praised for avoiding a collision.
    Penalty 100% UNJUST!
  5. Thread: space question

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    As I have a working fusion reactor running from...

    As I have a working fusion reactor running from beginning on, I have enough energy to create large electrostatic and electromagnetic fields.
    The electrostatic field charges the particles, the...
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    So they should fine the passenger for distracting...

    So they should fine the passenger for distracting the driver.
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    I may not find anything interesting at Alpha...

    I may not find anything interesting at Alpha Centauri so I need a much further range.
    I also may want to see Earth in 1000-10000 years, although then I will be an UFO and likely to be shot down but...
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    I actually go a lot further, please read my...

    I actually go a lot further, please read my signature, which includes followers of TV ads and fashion, but it is their stubbornness that makes them consumer idiots.

    As I said non stupid people can...
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    3.6 millinewtons @ 20km/s thanks for that :) No...

    3.6 millinewtons @ 20km/s thanks for that :)
    No too far off with my pressure guesstimate 1/7000 of our atmosphere, which is 1.43 millinewtons on that 1cm^2 tube section.
    That is nothing but yes I...
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    That is why I never say stupid, I always say...

    That is why I never say stupid, I always say stubborn stupid.
    I have also always said that worst enemy you can have is a stubborn stupid one.
    You can never win against them because they will...
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    ...and if we are lucky maybe some ancient...

    ...and if we are lucky maybe some ancient bacteria that will NOT wipe us out.

    However there WILL be claims that the bacteria, that seems to defy gravity is an alien life form(from UFOs) and...
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    I can say for a fact that at no time could I read...

    I can say for a fact that at no time could I read the screen of the laptop of my son who sat next to me for 3 hours while I was doing a longer trip.
    For a VDU to be visible to a driver it has to be...
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    Ignorance is NOT a bliss when it comes to city...

    Ignorance is NOT a bliss when it comes to city planning.

    It is not just about what YOU want or not.

    I wish people would have the guts to move out of city molochs and find life and work in less...
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    Thanks Trash but I DID mention a sail of 1km^2...

    Thanks Trash but I DID mention a sail of 1km^2 because I roughly calculated what I needed based on the speed of Voyager I (17km/s) but I am happy to use 20km/s with better the conventional propulsion...
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    Err...what fills the centre dash of almost every...

    Err...what fills the centre dash of almost every modern car !

    A every "glass cockpit" is video display unit !
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    Less than one. I suggest you read about time...

    Less than one.

    I suggest you read about time dilation.
    Perhaps start here(as always):
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Time_dilation



    Unfortunately the friction problem I mentioned will not...
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    Lemme see:...

    Lemme see:
    https://www.worldatlas.com/citypops.htm

    There are 84 cities more populated than Sydney.
    WOW, Tokio 38,000,0000 :shock:
    Wonder how they do it?

    They seem to manage quite well even...
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    I have an idea ghosting around my head for years....

    I have an idea ghosting around my head for years.
    I call it a Hydrogen Fusion Ramjet.

    Space is not completely empty.
    It generally contains at least one atom of hydrogen per cm^2.

    I create a...
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    There surely must be more to that. I know now...

    There surely must be more to that.
    I know now that water can be more dangerous than Round up but that Toilets kill was new to me, unless they fall on you from a certain height.

    Cancer causes...
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    Wow, when I read that something suddenly clicked...

    Wow, when I read that something suddenly clicked in my head.
    Didn't have something to do with this did it:...
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    Seriously, if you have an image, can see the Apple logo or loading bar, your graphic card should be working.
    I had a look on ifixit at the 27" iMac from 2010 and there are quite a few peripherals...
  22. You should be able to find here from your model...

    You should be able to find here from your model number which card it uses:
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/IMac_(Intel-based)#Unibody_iMac

    Check of anything else is removable like the wifi port and...
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    What he is saying is that I wouldn't last the...

    What he is saying is that I wouldn't last the time I spend on the loo with my mobile on 200GB/month compared the with amount of shit I download and stream with Fibre.
    A few puns intended :)
    Try...
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    You might have missed the bit with the 3g of C4...

    You might have missed the bit with the 3g of C4 that explodes on impact with your skull.

    Fasttech have gesture control 'follow me' drones for little over $40:...
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    I am an avid collector of portable AM receivers...

    I am an avid collector of portable AM receivers from the 1960's and they all work well after restoration that did not require transistor replacement.
    What you experience might have been a certain...
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