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by Glorious
Mon Jul 22, 2019 12:25 pm
Forum: The Back Porch
Topic: To Lease or too buy an EV
Replies: 438
Views: 8705

Re: To Lease or too buy an EV

BYD, at around double Tesla's size in EV production, is already beginning to make a powerful foothold in the EV bus sector, one of the hottest businesses on the block right now in terms of general public transport, and they would not be happy to see their business growth threatened by such actions....
by Glorious
Mon Jul 22, 2019 10:58 am
Forum: The Back Porch
Topic: To Lease or too buy an EV
Replies: 438
Views: 8705

Re: To Lease or too buy an EV

I'm strongly against them slowing down their growth and moving into profit making territory at this point in time Oh, that settles it then---we'll just tell all of their investors and debtors that "wierdo" says "hold off" :roll: Anything is possible, but not a realistic scenario...
by Glorious
Sat Jul 20, 2019 7:10 am
Forum: The Back Porch
Topic: TR Wikipedia article flagged for deletion
Replies: 33
Views: 791

Re: TR Wikipedia article flagged for deletion

The person is claiming not violating COI: Which of course is absurdly incorrect: Conflict of interest (COI) editing involves contributing to Wikipedia about yourself, family, friends, clients, employers, or your financial and other relationships. Any external relationship can trigger a conflict of ...
by Glorious
Fri Jul 19, 2019 6:38 pm
Forum: The Back Porch
Topic: To Lease or too buy an EV
Replies: 438
Views: 8705

Re: To Lease or too buy an EV

it's not about some guy, it's about the technology trend. Then why are you talking about the legal troubles that exact same "some guy" is involved in? Why are you talking pot-shots at the SEC, which has no relation to the technology trend whatsoever, if this is about "advancing EVs&q...
by Glorious
Fri Jul 19, 2019 2:02 pm
Forum: The Back Porch
Topic: TR Wikipedia article flagged for deletion
Replies: 33
Views: 791

Re: TR Wikipedia article flagged for deletion

And, if auxy *IS* reading this thread, and is foxieauxy, please desist! Wikipedia has very clear rules about how this sort of affair should proceed, and please, take heed of who is saying this (Me! Yes, *THAT* glorious!), and recognize they are abundantly clear that only arguments should be addresse...
by Glorious
Fri Jul 19, 2019 1:40 pm
Forum: The Back Porch
Topic: TR Wikipedia article flagged for deletion
Replies: 33
Views: 791

Re: TR Wikipedia article flagged for deletion

You don't need to be logged in to read the forum. And of course auxy is auxy. Of course not, but why wouldn't auxy be logged in? My point is obvious: there's no evidence that foxieauxy, if our auxy, was marshaled into action on the basis of this thread. Indeed, as the very existence of this thread ...
by Glorious
Fri Jul 19, 2019 1:31 pm
Forum: The Back Porch
Topic: TR Wikipedia article flagged for deletion
Replies: 33
Views: 791

Re: TR Wikipedia article flagged for deletion

I'd also like to take the opportunity to re-iterate what many other people have said here and recommend that no one who isn't already a long-time productive participant in the wikipedia community engage with the deletion discussion over there. Even then, I am deferring to their wisdom & experien...
by Glorious
Fri Jul 19, 2019 1:15 pm
Forum: The Back Porch
Topic: TR Wikipedia article flagged for deletion
Replies: 33
Views: 791

Re: TR Wikipedia article flagged for deletion

I would also like to note that the only commentator on the talk page for deletion who can be credibly accused of being a partisan FOR techreport, "Foxieauxy", is likely our "auxy", both on the basis of name and general approach to controversy. While I don't want to cast aspersion...
by Glorious
Fri Jul 19, 2019 12:07 pm
Forum: The Back Porch
Topic: To Lease or too buy an EV
Replies: 438
Views: 8705

Re: To Lease or too buy an EV

The SEC that got ridiculed by the judge for their handling of VW this year? Where were they ridiculed? :roll: Look, VW committed outright fraud. It was clearly criminal from the get-go. There is simply no conceivable way VW "made a mistake"--that firmware which deliberately evaded polluti...
by Glorious
Fri Jul 19, 2019 10:01 am
Forum: The Back Porch
Topic: TR Wikipedia article flagged for deletion
Replies: 33
Views: 791

Re: TR Wikipedia article flagged for deletion

To be clear, within TWO DAYS of the ownership change being publicly reported on Techreport's frontpage, Omgwtfbbqsomethingrandom, who admits to be long-term participant at Techreport, suddenly decided it was time to delete wikipedia's article on it because, as they later clarified their position: Th...
by Glorious
Fri Jul 19, 2019 9:45 am
Forum: The Back Porch
Topic: TR Wikipedia article flagged for deletion
Replies: 33
Views: 791

Re: TR Wikipedia article flagged for deletion

Reading more about wikipedia's specific principles and guidelines, this is clearly a case of WP:APPARENTCOI to the point where it's almost the listed example: Editors have an apparent COI if they edit an article about a business, and for some reason they appear to be the business owner, although the...
by Glorious
Fri Jul 19, 2019 9:33 am
Forum: The Back Porch
Topic: TR Wikipedia article flagged for deletion
Replies: 33
Views: 791

Re: TR Wikipedia article flagged for deletion

If there are any other wikipedians, Concentrate2's reply is one hundred percent on point. This has the hallmark of a partisan deletion nomination. Omgwtfbbqsomethingrandom clearly stated their personal investment in Techreport. Wikipedia's NPOV isn't just a principle for the articles themselves, but...
by Glorious
Wed Jul 17, 2019 2:12 pm
Forum: General Software
Topic: I'm responsible for aepp-sdk-go - need opinions on usability vs functionality
Replies: 8
Views: 245

Re: I'm responsible for aepp-sdk-go - need opinions on usability vs functionality

There is a nvidia only miner, but it does a very bad job of keeping the GPU busy Well, your proof of work is cuckoo, which is a memory-bound algorithm. It's compute time is minimal (5%? or is it even that?) as a component of total runtime, the rest of it is basically waiting for memory. Hence, the ...
by Glorious
Mon Jul 15, 2019 3:52 pm
Forum: The Back Porch
Topic: Something's different...
Replies: 751
Views: 15343

Re: Something's different...

For me personally; Maybe on the off (a very very slim) chance, the two new overlords are actually reading any of this. And since its been put out there that SEO is paramount that the new SEO will direct them to this thread that have the new overlords name's in it. Whether or not any of us, for one,...
by Glorious
Mon Jul 15, 2019 2:50 pm
Forum: The Back Porch
Topic: Something's different...
Replies: 751
Views: 15343

Re: Something's different...

Gosh, the tone of these responses is getting a bit heated. There’s some pretty hurtful things I read up there. We're all frustrated and unhappy with this turn of events one way or the other, believe me. And please don't think that the more "heated" responses were directed specifically at ...
by Glorious
Mon Jul 15, 2019 1:09 pm
Forum: The Back Porch
Topic: Something's different...
Replies: 751
Views: 15343

Re: Something's different...

There are some who condemn the new design and just leave. On the other extreme there are people who say it’s OK, the new owners care, they’re making changes, so let’s stay. Both opinions have merit. One doesn’t want to throw out the baby with the bath water, but at the same time, I don’t consider t...
by Glorious
Mon Jul 15, 2019 12:44 pm
Forum: The Back Porch
Topic: Something's different...
Replies: 751
Views: 15343

Re: Something's different...

What is the evidence of this? They paid real money for it? Yes, they most literally do. We woke up and found a redesigned homepage that removed the focus from the community: it makes comments difficult and removes the focus on hot threads and comments (among other things). Really not the same thing...
by Glorious
Thu Jul 11, 2019 2:04 pm
Forum: Processors
Topic: You know those Ice Lakes with HBM that Intel don't have?
Replies: 19
Views: 431

Re: You know those Ice Lakes with HBM that Intel don't have?

You want more "backpedaling"?? How about while AMD is running around acting like it's a miracle that you can solder chips to a PCB 70's style Hey. You know that restaurant around the corner? Yeah, that one. The one with big banner emblazoned "best coffee in the world" Why don't ...
by Glorious
Tue Jul 09, 2019 3:44 pm
Forum: The Back Porch
Topic: Something's different...
Replies: 751
Views: 15343

Re: Something's different...

ssk wrote:
YOU'LL BE HAPPY TO HEAR I'M SPENDING A FORTUNE ON MY KIDS GOING TO GYMNASTICS


Stop making me laugh I am in public
by Glorious
Tue Jul 09, 2019 12:50 pm
Forum: The Back Porch
Topic: To Lease or too buy an EV
Replies: 438
Views: 8705

Re: To Lease or too buy an EV

No way JBI, the real world experts have repealed the law of diminishing returns.
by Glorious
Tue Jul 09, 2019 12:12 pm
Forum: The Back Porch
Topic: To Lease or too buy an EV
Replies: 438
Views: 8705

Re: To Lease or too buy an EV

wierdo wrote:
So anyway, like mentioned earlier, the (real world) experts predict battery costs will continue to fall at the same rapid pace


Oh yeah? The experts, you say?

Who are these experts?

And if they are experts, why is their stated "methodology" absolutely hilarious?
by Glorious
Mon Jul 08, 2019 5:32 pm
Forum: The Back Porch
Topic: To Lease or too buy an EV
Replies: 438
Views: 8705

Re: To Lease or too buy an EV

ludi wrote:
Right, so someone thinks road ICEs still use carburetors. Sounds like a reliable, up-to-date source of information



Hahhahaha I didn't even catch that hhahal
by Glorious
Mon Jul 08, 2019 5:29 pm
Forum: The Back Porch
Topic: To Lease or too buy an EV
Replies: 438
Views: 8705

Re: To Lease or too buy an EV

Again that is specifically for battery PACKS, which means what you are actually charting is the ramping up of mass production. Yes, as you go from 1,000 a year to 1 million, the economy of scale dramatically reduces your per unit costs. And, as I already told you, this doesn't matter: if the cost of...
by Glorious
Mon Jul 08, 2019 5:20 pm
Forum: The Back Porch
Topic: To Lease or too buy an EV
Replies: 438
Views: 8705

Re: To Lease or too buy an EV

Sure, but what about the operational expenses? You have to maintain all those moving parts, the more there are the more potential points of failure, and obviously adds more complexity and cost to maintenance for the owner. The maintenance of the ICE specific parts tends to be "change the oil&q...
by Glorious
Mon Jul 08, 2019 5:11 pm
Forum: The Back Porch
Topic: To Lease or too buy an EV
Replies: 438
Views: 8705

Re: To Lease or too buy an EV

That chart BLATENTLY says it assumes that an EV costs 3x its battery and 16٪ annual improvement in battery cost. Since Elon Musk publicly said that the model 3 is either 5x or 10x the cost of its battery, we are already done. This model is already bluntly wrong. And of course it is absurd anyway, wh...
by Glorious
Mon Jul 08, 2019 1:48 pm
Forum: The Back Porch
Topic: Something's different...
Replies: 751
Views: 15343

Re: Something's different...

My recollection was that Morphine explained that such sensitive data was actually held by Stripe, not TR.
by Glorious
Mon Jul 08, 2019 1:21 pm
Forum: The Back Porch
Topic: I got married
Replies: 30
Views: 584

Re: I got married

Also, wow, just what am I doing?!?!


CONGRATS FROM FELLOW PA (and Pittsburgh) CITIZEN, STEELCITY_BALLIN
by Glorious
Mon Jul 08, 2019 1:17 pm
Forum: The Back Porch
Topic: I got married
Replies: 30
Views: 584

Re: I got married

But do many non-Quaker/Amish in PA do it? While Quakers are often lumped in with anabaptists, that's essentially because of reductionist schematism almost solely on the basis of "protestant pacifism & 'plain-dress' modesty" They really do not derive or relate to Amish at all. The Amis...
by Glorious
Mon Jul 08, 2019 12:55 pm
Forum: The Back Porch
Topic: I got married
Replies: 30
Views: 584

Re: I got married

Rare-er, yes. Only a handful of states recognize it and technically PA only does so because some guy tried in like 2007 and was denied. The ACLU then sued the state on his behalf for religious discrimination since Quakers could do so, and won. Since then it's available to most counties in PA from w...
by Glorious
Mon Jul 08, 2019 12:43 pm
Forum: The Back Porch
Topic: Something's different...
Replies: 751
Views: 15343

Re: Something's different...

drfish wrote:
I'm told it's all in the name of SEO. And yes, it's is WordPress CMS.


You know, in a better world, just using wordpress would get you penalized... (and in a perfect world---what is "wordpress?").


Though, now I'm wondering just how TR is organized...?
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