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Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics Yesterday, 07:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 213
Most of those 35 year olds who won't live to 36...

Most of those 35 year olds who won't live to 36 already have a known life-threatening disease, work in a dangerous job, or have high risk hobbies or other high risk activities (including criminal)....
Forum: Software & Technology 11-16-2018, 12:24 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 3,748
Start by googling for "Best phones under $X", or...

Start by googling for "Best phones under $X", or shop online at your cell carrier's site to see what's out there in your price range.

Then look for reviews of specific phones on YouTube. People do...
Forum: Software & Technology 11-15-2018, 10:24 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 3,748
Tempting, but other Centon SSDs have bad reviews...

Tempting, but other Centon SSDs have bad reviews on Amazon.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 11-14-2018, 07:02 PM
Replies: 2,221
Views: 113,114
https://nakedsecurity.sophos.com/2018/11/12/headma...

https://nakedsecurity.sophos.com/2018/11/12/headmaster-fired-over-cryptocoin-mining-on-the-schools-dime/
Forum: Software & Technology 11-13-2018, 08:26 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 4,841
MacOS can be installed in a virtual machine with...

MacOS can be installed in a virtual machine with VMWare or VirtualBox. There are several web pages and Youtube videos describing how to do it.
Forum: Software & Technology 11-13-2018, 06:26 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 4,841
Dual boot is so 2012. If you want to run another...

Dual boot is so 2012. If you want to run another OS, install it in a virtual machine.
Forum: Software & Technology 11-13-2018, 02:26 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 4,841
They're supposed to be separate. But the system...

They're supposed to be separate. But the system reserved partition is supposed to be hidden, and without a drive letter. Is that what you see when you boot into Windows normally, or is the system...
Forum: Software & Technology 11-13-2018, 01:19 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 3,748
Ah, yes I missed the 144Hz part.

Ah, yes I missed the 144Hz part.
Forum: Software & Technology 11-13-2018, 11:57 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 393
Riftcat has a PC driver for Oculus Go that will...

Riftcat has a PC driver for Oculus Go that will let you run VR games from Steam on the PC and have the visuals streamed to the OGo. That's the main reason I might get one. And I don't want a VR...
Forum: Software & Technology 11-13-2018, 08:13 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 3,748
Or keep it, throw a GTX 1060 in there with no...

Or keep it, throw a GTX 1060 in there with no other upgrades, and use it along with the new PC for local 2-player gaming.
Forum: Software & Technology 11-13-2018, 08:10 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 3,748
For playing games at 1080p on a single monitor,...

For playing games at 1080p on a single monitor, I'd suggest going the other direction to save $150+ by stepping DOWN from the GTX 1070 to the 1060.

Various videos on Youtube have shown that the...
Forum: Software & Technology 11-13-2018, 07:55 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 393
If VR is the priority, or saving money, consider...

If VR is the priority, or saving money, consider Oculus Go which is much much cheaper if you don't already have a PS4.

As a standalone unit, Oculus Go also has the benefit of not requiring a...
Forum: Software & Technology 11-12-2018, 06:53 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 3,748
It probably won't even fetch $300.

It probably won't even fetch $300.
Forum: Software & Technology 11-12-2018, 01:57 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 4,841
Another tip, given that you'll be using...

Another tip, given that you'll be using unfamiliar cloning software:

If you have more than about 50GB of data, copy it elsewhere using regular file copy, then delete it from the drive that will be...
Forum: Software & Technology 11-12-2018, 01:32 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 3,748
That CPU is OK unless you want to do Oculus Rift...

That CPU is OK unless you want to do Oculus Rift or other VR.

#1 thing to replace here is the video card. SSD is cheap so do that too.

But if you're going to change the CPU and mobo (and...
Forum: Software & Technology 11-12-2018, 01:19 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 4,841
Minitool Partition Wizard. It can clone to a...

Minitool Partition Wizard. It can clone to a smaller or larger drive than the original (smaller only if the used space fits in the smaller size).

But before you clone, check if you have Secure...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 11-04-2018, 03:27 PM
Replies: 5,227
Views: 489,763
A woman on a bus in China attacked the driver...

A woman on a bus in China attacked the driver because he didn't stop when she wanted; she did this while the bus was in motion, going over a bridge. The driver lost control, sending the bus careening...
Forum: Software & Technology 11-01-2018, 10:00 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 4,841
Another reason to go wired: You live with other...

Another reason to go wired: You live with other people using wireless devices on the same network.

Whatever bandwidth your wifi router (or access point) is capable of in your environment is...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 11-01-2018, 07:29 PM
Replies: 220
Views: 5,450
https://sparkpeo.hs.llnwd.net/e4//nw/4/6/l46479086...

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Forum: Software & Technology 10-30-2018, 08:01 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 4,841
Yes. Although YMMV depending on the level of...

Yes. Although YMMV depending on the level of interference you have. In my apartment I can pick up over 50 other people's networks, so wifi seriously sucks for anything that needs high bandwidth or...
Forum: Software & Technology 10-30-2018, 07:25 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 4,841
If saving money is the main goal, it's cheaper...

If saving money is the main goal, it's cheaper and easier to buy a powerful used sub-$400 Xeon workstation like the Dell T5610, HP Z230, or Lenovo S30, with 16GB of RAM already in there, rather than...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 10-28-2018, 10:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 431
Kavanaugh and Squee were there first. Not much...

Kavanaugh and Squee were there first. Not much left for the troops.
Forum: Software & Technology 10-28-2018, 07:47 PM
Replies: 23,940
Views: 5,545,639
Does anyone else find the Xbox One user interface...

Does anyone else find the Xbox One user interface damn confusing?

After two years of owning one (albeit using it only once or twice a month), I still can't get used to it. Everything is so...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 10-26-2018, 11:51 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 3,507
That's because distributing on-demand content...

That's because distributing on-demand content actually is a technological advancement.

Before video and audio recording technology, the only way to see an actor act or hear a singer sing was to...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 10-26-2018, 11:37 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 3,507
Internet setup is done once when I move into new...

Internet setup is done once when I move into new place, and in my current apartment with my own personal cable modem I was able to get it activated over the phone. But for cable TV I had to go to...
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