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  • @mertesn said: @Ryder said: Damn, it had to be Corsair? #nope.jpg Well, where's the OCZ RAM? The privateers must have gotten it all.
  • After a long and circuitous route, Dragon made it to station!
  • @aspieRommel said: Didn't you guys just scrub the launch today? @drasnor said: This mission was previously delayed from 2/18 due to an anomalous response in a redundant upper stage thrust vector control actuator. A redundant system of t…
  • I'm currently running the SpiderOak demo and it looks like it'll do what I need. I'm definitely choked by my network's upstream bandwidth for the initial upload but it seems to be quick enough on down-sync. I'd like a little more shell integration b…
  • @RyanMM said: If you'd like me to make some concrete recommendations, I'd be happy to, but I don't like giving unsolicited advice if it's not desired. This thread is all about soliciting advice. That said, in my overall calculus I don't r…
  • @adarryl said: Never roll over a credit card balance and never, ever take out a cash advance on a credit card. Cash advances are rigged by the creditor so as to charge you interest from the very moment you take out the advance. Worse yet, even …
  • @aspieRommel said: So, what is the typical billing period? I figure it's monthly but does it start a month after "activation" or is it more rigid? One month. Initial activation usually has a shorter period to get you onto the typical bill…
  • @OmniSylar said: Oh okay, like I said I'm brand new, had no idea about Ryzen. I'll wait a bit. I already have a mouse, keyboard, but would need a nice monitor. Thanks for the help! Let us know if you have any questions about what …
  • On a more general note, when you're building a computer you'll want to budget for: * The Key Three: Motherboard, Processor (CPU), Memory (RAM). Most people buy these all at the same time for compatibility reasons. Most people have strong opinio…
  • The new Intel stuff (Kaby Lake, Optane) is coming at about the same time as Ryzen so we'll have brand new stuff from both sides. It's an exciting time to be in the market!
  • @Sonorous said: Why not something like OwnCloud? This is interesting and not something I had found previously. The main limitation I'm seeing is that I still need to run the OwnCloud server on another machine that's possibly independent o…
  • @RyanMM said: Why cloud? You only need 40GB of backup? External hard drive or NAS paired with Acronis True Image for daily differentials, and you're done. Bonus - unlike the cloud solution, if you have a hard drive failure, you're only looking at…
  • @Linc said: Looks like competitive pricing to me. As someone in SaaS, I'd bet there's no chance they'd take a half-for-half proposition. That they use GB as a tool to move you up price points doesn't mean they actually see $/GB as their co…
  • A friend of mine recommended this service that seems to meet 2 through 6. https://spideroak.com/solutions/spideroak-one Kinda a bummer that their minimum service tier is twice as much storage as I want for thrice as much as I want to pay for it. I…
  • @primesuspect said: Wait, are you saying you legitimately didn't know and you were asking if someone else could figure it out? Or did you know and this was a test?
  • @primesuspect said: Is it because your gyroscope is at approximately the 34th parallel and so is tilted at that angle relative to equatorial spin? I think you're right; that would explain nicely why it only reads ~28.5 degrees when I have…
  • I deal with these things called gyroscopes roughly every day and every time I just leave one lying around it always reads pretty much the same thing: ~15 degrees per hour about an axis tilted roughly 34 degrees with respect to the floor. The thing i…
  • I make a living exploiting the things you can do with an Earth that's not flat. The fact of the matter though is that it's not round either; it's lumpy and oblong and has these dense parts and floppy parts and the whole mess is just about as not-fla…
  • I'd suggest trying to find other 1e dragons with 5e stats and identifying scale factors.
  • I had to update for some other system issues but note that this is currently a thing: http://en.fah-addict.net/news/1-drivers/402-warning-do-not-update-your-nvidia-drivers-to-version-375-xx/
  • I enjoyed it more the second time.
  • Here's the usual: http://lifehacker.com/5910788/why-do-i-have-to-keep-resetting-my-router-and-how-can-i-fix-it Option 5 is now a real product that exists: http://www.homedepot.com/p/NetReset-New-Automated-Power-Cycler-for-Modems-and-Routers-NR-10…
  • @Myrmidon said: Really, it boils down to toys - would it be more fun to try a 6P and Fi but basically shut OnePlus out in the cold forever, or would it be more fun to try the OP3T? What would YOU do? I bought @pragtastic's refurbed Nexus…
    in Project Fi Comment by drasnor Dec 2016