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Forum: Serious Yesterday, 22:26
Replies: 56
Views: 880
Posted By theshadow2001
I agree with this. Anyway, I'm out. This is...

I agree with this.

Anyway, I'm out. This is going down a route that was already covered in some other thread. I think others should contribute and I don't want to monopolise the thread for the...
Forum: Serious Yesterday, 21:54
Replies: 56
Views: 880
Posted By theshadow2001
Who says unicorns et al aren't metaphysical? 80%...

Who says unicorns et al aren't metaphysical? 80% of the creatures from my last post are. And one of them alone was 75% metaphysical.

Any mythological characters I've read about have anything but...
Forum: Serious Yesterday, 21:20
Replies: 56
Views: 880
Posted By theshadow2001
True, but I'm left wondering about the reasons...

True, but I'm left wondering about the reasons for this theory of a god occurring. So not only do I not see evidence for a god, but the foundation for the idea that there might be is very shaky.
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Forum: Serious Yesterday, 20:39
Replies: 56
Views: 880
Posted By theshadow2001
There is no faith element to atheism. Its a lack...

There is no faith element to atheism. Its a lack of belief, based on a lack of evidence for various religious myths. No faith required, just evidence.
Forum: Serious 20th Apr 2014, 00:52
Replies: 25
Views: 965
Posted By theshadow2001
Is it a crime (in the literal sense) to falsify...

Is it a crime (in the literal sense) to falsify test results, or perform in adequate testing in order to sell drugs?
Forum: Software 18th Apr 2014, 19:03
Replies: 4,733
Views: 427,477
Posted By theshadow2001
Yes folding is one of those use cases real...

Yes folding is one of those use cases real hardware is definitely better.
Forum: Gaming 18th Apr 2014, 18:31
Replies: 12
Views: 299
Posted By theshadow2001
I don't think paypals buyer protection will work...

I don't think paypals buyer protection will work here because the goods have to be physically tangible.
Forum: Hardware 18th Apr 2014, 18:16
Replies: 7
Views: 358
Posted By theshadow2001
Seems you can do the dns thing to fool Netflix. ...

Seems you can do the dns thing to fool Netflix. However, it seems like it's also an intermittent solution.

You can use a pi to host a vpn connection and act as a proxy for you. But you can't...
Forum: Article Discussion 18th Apr 2014, 17:21
Replies: 15
Views: 465
Posted By theshadow2001
I think the reason for sending the cards in and...

I think the reason for sending the cards in and the laser scanner is to get various part samples across numerous batches. This would allow them to measure the variances in the cards production and...
Forum: Article Discussion 18th Apr 2014, 11:55
Replies: 15
Views: 465
Posted By theshadow2001
It's cool and offers choice where there was none....

It's cool and offers choice where there was none. Which is great. But chances are it'll be expensive due to the small job lot production runs of the non generic elements.
Forum: Hardware 18th Apr 2014, 00:49
Replies: 7
Views: 358
Posted By theshadow2001
You need a vpn. Which will make Netflix think you...

You need a vpn. Which will make Netflix think you are in the us. Normally this is done by running vpn software on your computer. You more than likely can't do that on a chromecast. So you would...
Forum: Software 17th Apr 2014, 21:49
Replies: 4,733
Views: 427,477
Posted By theshadow2001
For most tasks you won't notice any difference...

For most tasks you won't notice any difference between a vm and the real deal. As long as you have a reasonable host machine. It will update fine.
Forum: Software 16th Apr 2014, 19:35
Replies: 8
Views: 228
Posted By theshadow2001
Libre office if word 2k doesn't work out. ...

Libre office if word 2k doesn't work out. Chances are it will suit her fine.
Forum: Article Discussion 15th Apr 2014, 23:46
Replies: 36
Views: 897
Posted By theshadow2001
No dice G-man. Your premise is reasonable but I...

No dice G-man. Your premise is reasonable but I think its incomplete. For example paypal didn't really have to dethrone anyone it filled a void and became associated with a massively popular website....
Forum: Serious 15th Apr 2014, 23:30
Replies: 100
Views: 4,415
Posted By theshadow2001
The process of evolution makes us love processed...

The process of evolution makes us love processed foods containing unhealthy amounts of salts, fats, sugars etc. That doesn't mean they are good for us. Something derived from evolution is neither...
Forum: Article Discussion 15th Apr 2014, 19:34
Replies: 36
Views: 897
Posted By theshadow2001
A year? No one would take that bet, no matter how...

A year? No one would take that bet, no matter how emphatic their belief in bit coin's rise to the top.
Forum: Article Discussion 15th Apr 2014, 10:57
Replies: 36
Views: 897
Posted By theshadow2001
Makes sense I suppose. Amazon is a bulk to the...

Makes sense I suppose. Amazon is a bulk to the general public sort of online store. Most of whom are probably barely aware of bit coin. If even that. Some one like Scan who is smaller and has a niche...
Forum: Software 14th Apr 2014, 22:29
Replies: 2
Views: 351
Posted By theshadow2001
Simply the best performance of any virtualisation...

Simply the best performance of any virtualisation product (without spending thousands) is vmware workstation on Windows. When running a VM in exclusive mode I don't know that I'm in a VM.

I've...
Forum: Article Discussion 14th Apr 2014, 11:18
Replies: 5
Views: 332
Posted By theshadow2001
Of course a bias towards disclosure of security...

Of course a bias towards disclosure of security flaws is another way of saying they don't disclose all flaws or even most flaws. It's such a vacuous statement.
Forum: Serious 12th Apr 2014, 19:06
Replies: 100
Views: 4,415
Posted By theshadow2001
If your an atheist, you don't become president.

If your an atheist, you don't become president.
Forum: Article Discussion 11th Apr 2014, 21:40
Replies: 28
Views: 657
Posted By theshadow2001
Try Telling that to mass effect 1 and windows 8 :/

Try Telling that to mass effect 1 and windows 8 :/
Forum: Article Discussion 11th Apr 2014, 19:00
Replies: 28
Views: 657
Posted By theshadow2001
Small increases in a piece of software's...

Small increases in a piece of software's "smartness" can have a significant effect on its size and complexity.

That said I'm sure it hasn't become as streamlined as possible yet. I would imagine...
Forum: Software 11th Apr 2014, 00:50
Replies: 18
Views: 1,621
Posted By theshadow2001
There's no way I'd order a sparkly butt plug at...

There's no way I'd order a sparkly butt plug at work thats for sure.

Also private browsing only stops traces of what your browsing being recorded on that computer (does it even stop the dns...
Forum: Software 9th Apr 2014, 00:22
Replies: 4,733
Views: 427,477
Posted By theshadow2001
I guess so but then that defeats the point of...

I guess so but then that defeats the point of having live there tiles. Plus pinned folders look a mess thematically.

Its what I'll probably end up doing though. Since I still don't see much use...
Forum: Software 9th Apr 2014, 00:12
Replies: 4,733
Views: 427,477
Posted By theshadow2001
So the proposed new start menu is pretty good. I...

So the proposed new start menu is pretty good. I knew it wouldn't be that hard to integrate live tiles and the old menu. I would say that I would miss the shortcuts down the side of the menu....
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