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Forum: Software & Technology Yesterday, 07:32 PM
Replies: 16
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Dang, did Apple make a donation to Denver's music...

Dang, did Apple make a donation to Denver's music school?

They say Windows is possible. So if the same software is available for Windows, save some money and buy a $500 Windows laptop with the...
Forum: Software & Technology Yesterday, 03:09 PM
Replies: 490
Views: 43,539
It was the opposite... Laurel was emphasized at...

It was the opposite... Laurel was emphasized at low frequencies and Yanni at the highs.

High frequency hearing is much stronger in children than adults, and keeps declining with increasing age, so...
Forum: Software & Technology 05-22-2018, 06:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 418
4GB is a bit of a strain for Windows 7. Bump up...

4GB is a bit of a strain for Windows 7. Bump up the RAM to at least 8 GB and you'll see some real improvement.
Forum: Software & Technology 05-22-2018, 06:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 418
The GTX 1060 was released in 2016. So were the...

The GTX 1060 was released in 2016. So were the 1070 and 1080. This June 2016 article was written about the 1060, and also references the 1070 and 1080:...
Forum: Software & Technology 05-21-2018, 07:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 418
$500, brand new, including a GTX 1060? When did...

$500, brand new, including a GTX 1060? When did you buy it -- last year summer before the cryptocurrency craze drove up video card prices? A GTX 1060 by itself sells for $300-ish these days.
Forum: Software & Technology 05-21-2018, 08:12 AM
Replies: 490
Views: 43,539
Doesn't have to be from the same line or brand,...

Doesn't have to be from the same line or brand, but it will sound weird if the center has a particularly different sound compared to the left & right. You'd have to choose the brands carefully to...
Forum: Software & Technology 05-20-2018, 08:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 418
How much RAM on those computers? Maybe more RAM...

How much RAM on those computers? Maybe more RAM is all you need for new hardware.

And upgrade Firefox to the latest version if it's before version 57. That version, released last year, was a...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 05-18-2018, 09:05 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,563
I was hoping this was bumped because somebody...

I was hoping this was bumped because somebody discovered that she was found alive and hiding in some remote village in Australia. Or something like that.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 05-18-2018, 08:22 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 2,474
If the father has health insurance but the mother...

If the father has health insurance but the mother doesn't, I think that means his health insurance would only cover the baby after birth and maybe the delivery process, but not the mother's prenatal...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 05-17-2018, 06:39 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 3,386
Yanni on my tinny laptop speakers, Laurel on my...

Yanni on my tinny laptop speakers, Laurel on my much larger and bass-capable desktop speakers. Low frequencies emphasize Laurel and the high frequencies emphasize Yanni.

With the slider, the...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 05-16-2018, 08:16 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,161
The plan must have been to dupe gullible...

The plan must have been to dupe gullible investors into shelling out millions, and pay themselves nice salaries from the money-losing company until it dies. They've succeeded.

When MoviePass dies...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 05-14-2018, 08:41 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 546
She was THE Lois Lane. The 21st century Lois...

She was THE Lois Lane. The 21st century Lois Lanes have been lame and lackluster.
Forum: Software & Technology 05-14-2018, 10:48 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 655
Count cell phones if they sometimes use the home...

Count cell phones if they sometimes use the home wiFi instead of their own data plan. Count the Kindle that still connects occasionally, but not the obsolete one that hasn't connected in recent...
Forum: Software & Technology 05-14-2018, 08:33 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 655
Count anything that's wired to the network...

Count anything that's wired to the network (whether it's currently on or off), and any wifi devices that reside in the household and still get occasional use of the network. In other words, not just...
Forum: Software & Technology 05-14-2018, 07:28 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 655
Back in 1999, the first time I had broadband, I...

Back in 1999, the first time I had broadband, I had "only" two computers (which was a lot back then for a single-person household). Only one was connected to the Internet; it was directly plugged...
Forum: Software & Technology 05-13-2018, 01:12 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 22,802
[/quote] The exact wording in the email I...

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The exact wording in the email I received was "The price of the annual Prime membership increased from $99 to $119 on May 11, 2018 for new members. The new price will apply to renewals...
Forum: Software & Technology 05-13-2018, 09:15 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 655
How many devices on your home network?

In addition to the obvious computers, tablets, and streaming boxes, remember to count unconventional networked devices like wifi light bulbs, surge protectors, watches, and door sensors. Bring up...
Forum: Software & Technology 05-12-2018, 12:21 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 22,802
Prime membership increased from $99 to $119...

Prime membership increased from $99 to $119 effective yesterday; June 16 for renewals of existing membership.
Forum: Property - Casualty / General Insurance 05-09-2018, 06:24 PM
Replies: 2,033
Views: 239,354
Somebody riding or pushing their bicycle across...

Somebody riding or pushing their bicycle across the road is a common scenario that should have been tested over and over on private land; it's not some ultra-rare unexpected event like a...
Forum: Property - Casualty / General Insurance 05-09-2018, 07:34 AM
Replies: 2,033
Views: 239,354
Uber's cars have an average of approx. 1 mile per...

Uber's cars have an average of approx. 1 mile per driver intervention ... compared to Waymo's average of 5600 miles. With a rate that dismal, Uber's cars shouldn't be on public roads.
Forum: Property - Casualty / General Insurance 05-09-2018, 07:23 AM
Replies: 2,033
Views: 239,354
Apparently it was on an empty road with no cars...

Apparently it was on an empty road with no cars behind or beside it. With no risk of hitting or being hit by a nearby car, it should brake or swerve in response to such potential false positives....
Forum: Software & Technology 05-07-2018, 09:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,708
The sheet antenna was terrible on a shelf inside,...

The sheet antenna was terrible on a shelf inside, but is working beautifully when stuck to the window. It gets a steady signal on all the channels I could reasonably hope to receive in this area,...
Forum: Surveys 05-07-2018, 06:34 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 631
This is even worse than flat-earthers and doesn't...

This is even worse than flat-earthers and doesn't deserve any meaningful debate. It took various scientific tools and techniques developed over centuries to show that the earth isn't flat, but no...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 05-04-2018, 07:25 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 880
At a minimum he needs to fired. If you don't have...

At a minimum he needs to fired. If you don't have the judgment to poop elsewhere or clean it up, you're definitely not suitable for a $147K leadership job in a school district.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 05-02-2018, 07:50 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,161
Sell at a loss, make it up in volume. :crazy:

Sell at a loss, make it up in volume. :crazy:
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