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Forum: Non-Actuarial Personal Finance/Investing Yesterday, 11:05 AM
Replies: 202
Views: 27,714
Posted By Sredni Vashtar
I think it's reasonable for you (and investors)...

I think it's reasonable for you (and investors) to want information and for Tesla to take precautions against sharing what they don't want to share.


I don't follow teslaq or whatever at all, but...
Forum: Software & Technology Yesterday, 10:47 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 417
Posted By Sredni Vashtar
The idea that big tech companies have a niche is...

The idea that big tech companies have a niche is so 1990's.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Personal Finance/Investing Yesterday, 10:30 AM
Replies: 202
Views: 27,714
Posted By Sredni Vashtar
Uh. No to your last point. Tesla detractors...

Uh. No to your last point.

Tesla detractors are crazy AF. Musk is also crazy AF towards detractors. I don't want to guess who is being crazier here, but the crazy is not excuse making. It's...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Personal Finance/Investing 04-21-2019, 12:39 PM
Replies: 202
Views: 27,714
Posted By Sredni Vashtar
I'm not a finance guy... But... Now that I think...

I'm not a finance guy... But... Now that I think about it, I suppose irrationality is implied by the level of Shorts.

Either the shorts or the longs must be wrong? Right? And to have so much of...
Forum: Software & Technology 04-21-2019, 11:05 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 417
Posted By Sredni Vashtar
The thing I like most about Alexa is our...

The thing I like most about Alexa is our music-unlimited subscription, which is 8 bucks a month for access to almost all songs/albums/stations. (And yes Google has something similar). It's probably...
Forum: Software & Technology 04-20-2019, 09:46 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 417
Posted By Sredni Vashtar
I thought people out there have Apple TVs and...

I thought people out there have Apple TVs and Google homes and the like? But maybe not? Maybe every house is a Bezos house.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 04-19-2019, 08:40 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 6,072
Posted By Sredni Vashtar
We're in the midst of shifting to her fourth...

We're in the midst of shifting to her fourth daycare situation. Honestly in some ways she's better with a good video game than a bad educator. I mean how many effing times does she need to learn...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 04-19-2019, 08:32 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 6,072
Posted By Sredni Vashtar
I'll go with no. But not too far off. The...

I'll go with no. But not too far off. The earliest possible language skills start at maybe 4 or 5 months. That probably doesn't mean "reading a book", but talking to them and showing them...
Forum: Software & Technology 04-19-2019, 07:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 417
Posted By Sredni Vashtar
Alexa vs. the world

Currently we have prime, dots, fire tv, various movies, a kids fire, a Kindle, and music unlimited.

Seems like it would be insane to leave Alexa when she is so good to us, but do you guys have any...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Personal Finance/Investing 04-19-2019, 01:13 PM
Replies: 202
Views: 27,714
Posted By Sredni Vashtar
Yeah, that was an oddly specific, dangerous, and...

Yeah, that was an oddly specific, dangerous, and pointless lie, all if which made it seem more believable. Vague "we have the best technology" and "we're going to produce 2 million cars and sell 4...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Personal Finance/Investing 04-19-2019, 10:11 AM
Replies: 202
Views: 27,714
Posted By Sredni Vashtar
Yeah. Waymo videos would give us a much better...

Yeah. Waymo videos would give us a much better idea of what Tesla will have to deal with in the next couple years.

I've noticed you put a whole lot of weight on Musk's BS. I hope that's not a...
Forum: Software & Technology 04-18-2019, 04:07 PM
Replies: 24,541
Views: 5,994,000
Posted By Sredni Vashtar
Huh. I wouldn't call either game a "deep...

Huh. I wouldn't call either game a "deep narrative". Bastion was basically Link with a cool narrator and a couple beautiful scenes. The whole story is probably 2 paragraphs long.

Ditto for...
Forum: Software & Technology 04-18-2019, 03:54 PM
Replies: 24,541
Views: 5,994,000
Posted By Sredni Vashtar
Transistor is free on the Epic store right now. ...

Transistor is free on the Epic store right now.

It's my wife's all-time-favorite game.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 04-18-2019, 10:57 AM
Replies: 156
Views: 6,072
Posted By Sredni Vashtar
SCRUB SCRUB SCRUB Actually I was...

SCRUB SCRUB SCRUB


Actually I was irritated with SB at first because the animal pictures, actions, words, and all were unrecognizable to my baby. But then she hit 2.5, and really wants to DO all...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 04-18-2019, 10:52 AM
Replies: 156
Views: 6,072
Posted By Sredni Vashtar
Yeah, my baby does the same thing. It shocked me...

Yeah, my baby does the same thing. It shocked me the first time she picked up lego instructions and started reading Goodnight Moon to us. WTF.
Forum: Property - Casualty / General Insurance 04-18-2019, 10:19 AM
Replies: 2,143
Views: 322,985
Posted By Sredni Vashtar
Welcome to the 21st century bro. :) I'm...

Welcome to the 21st century bro. :)

I'm less worried about phones (mine's in my pocket anyway) and more worried about cameras on street corners and airplanes (and alexas), capable of uploading...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 04-18-2019, 09:48 AM
Replies: 156
Views: 6,072
Posted By Sredni Vashtar
In other news, her kindle unlimited is a great...

In other news, her kindle unlimited is a great hit.

It's nice because it's preloaded with some outstanding games.

The downside is it also contains a lot of shiiiite, that I have to remove...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 04-18-2019, 09:44 AM
Replies: 156
Views: 6,072
Posted By Sredni Vashtar
Just this morning I started to read "Stomp your...

Just this morning I started to read "Stomp your feet, clap your hands, everybody get ready for a barnyard dance!" and she was all
"NO! I WANT TO 'Everybody get ready for a barnyard dance!'!!!"
...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 04-17-2019, 05:46 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 6,072
Posted By Sredni Vashtar
AFASIC, a mom is a friend with lactation benefits.

AFASIC, a mom is a friend with lactation benefits.
Forum: Finance - Investments 04-17-2019, 05:36 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 870
Posted By Sredni Vashtar
Around 2x. We thought about buying a lot more,...

Around 2x. We thought about buying a lot more, but city taxes make it unappetizing.

We have a 15 year, so the payments are pretty high, but we also have cash savings sitting around, so rather...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 04-17-2019, 03:33 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 6,072
Posted By Sredni Vashtar
:judge: SB is a huge hit btw! That shit is gold.

:judge: SB is a huge hit btw! That shit is gold.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 04-17-2019, 03:27 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 6,072
Posted By Sredni Vashtar
These days she uses the phrase "she's sad because...

These days she uses the phrase "she's sad because she misses her friends" all the time, as a sort of... metanarrative?

It started with TV. A cartoon character gets sad, so we try to explain it. ...
Forum: Software & Technology 04-17-2019, 11:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 177
Posted By Sredni Vashtar
Ha. Might want to leave a comment on that one. ...

Ha. Might want to leave a comment on that one.
You can link this thread. ;)
Forum: Software & Technology 04-17-2019, 11:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 177
Posted By Sredni Vashtar
Yeah, that's weird. Got the same result. I...

Yeah, that's weird. Got the same result. I guess it's doing (or not doing) some kind of implicit conversion.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 04-16-2019, 06:08 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,174
Posted By Sredni Vashtar
Even if you don't like weezer that much. Even if...

Even if you don't like weezer that much. Even if you think these songs are all SO gay.

You gotta still want to listen to them on repeat forever.
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