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Fox  ·  2721 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Is there anything you do on the internet now that was impossible 10 years ago?

Streaming high-definition video.

Fox  ·  2748 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: The AI-Box Experiment

Thanks for the original link.

Fox  ·  2750 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Hubski Enhancement Suite

Ooh I love this. I installed it and have browsed Hubski for about 5 minutes testing each of the Enhancement Suite's features.

First of all, the Auto loading new posts while scrolling works very nicely, the new posts are loading extremely quickly, I'm impressed.

The collapsing comments works great. And the unicode arrows are an improvement on a previous comment collapsing scrips I have seen.

All the keyboard shortcuts work and are not difficult to remember.

I'm really happy with the suite so far, thanks for putting in the work. One more thing I'd like to see is a section in the user control panel devoted to HES which allows a user to individually turn on/off each feature of HES. For example I could turn off comment collapsing, but keep on Autoloading posts and keyboard shortcuts. That is a luxury I know people would enjoy.

Great work Josh.

Fox  ·  2754 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Year 2038 problem

1999 All over again?

Fox  ·  2758 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: The statisticians at Fox News use classic and novel graphical techniques to lead with data

Oh yeah, my username... Not related.

Fox  ·  2761 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Want a 3D-printed Hamburger?

An interesting suggestion raised by a commenter on the article:

    It's not what they're doing, but what could be done; living cell arranged in such a controlled way could easily build replacement organs or even limbs, opening a whole new field in medicine and giving hope to thousands.
This is a really neat possibility. We aren't exactly lacking hamburgers in the world, so once the meat-printing tests move forward, if this 3D printing of bio-material becomes cheaper and more accessible, we could possibly print 'real' human muscle or skin etc. that could be used in replacement of skin grafts on burn victims for example. Also perhaps in the more distant future the chance to print entire limbs of people to transplant on. The medical appplications of 3D bio-printing is the direction I can see this heading. Very cool stuff.
Fox  ·  2761 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Want a 3D-printed Hamburger?

Theoretically, if you had a portion of this super-food, which was the size of a piece of gum, yet had enough nutrients packed into it to sustain you for a full day. Similar to Willy Wonka's gum. Would you still feel hunger? I have a feeling that even with the perfect energy and nutrients in a tiny portion, still lacks the volume required to fill your stomach. Still an good point/idea with amazing potential.

I held similar apprehensions. Google already knows too much about me. Giving Google control over a physical (as opposed to digital) records of me approaches a limit of personal privacy.

Ah, I see. That does make a lot more sense. Poor choice of title for that article then, shouldn't have used the phrase "replace".

Fox  ·  2764 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Hurricane Sandy: 80 Days Later

Wow I had no Idea the place was still in such a state of devastation. It really was bad.

On another note, I really love theatlantic.com's In Focus photography sets. HERE is one of my favorites.

Fox  ·  2764 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Australia Banned Assault Weapons. America Can, Too. - NYTimes.com

As an Australian, I really enjoy not-having guns everywhere. Why do Americans hold on so tightly to a Bill of Rights, or a Constitution, when it has become such an outdated scripture and could use some reform?

Fox  ·  2765 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Marijuana Possession Arrests Exceed Violent Crime Arrests

So stupid. The blue line on that graph shouldn't exist.

Fox  ·  2765 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: DESIGNER CREATES ROLLING, LANDMINE-DETONATING BALL BASED ON CHILDHOOD TOY

Or bowling balls.

Fox  ·  2765 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: TNG Podcast: Space -put to Video

Is TNG Podcast available on iTunes?