Tom_N

Lives in United States Southeast, United States
Works as a Software Engineer
Joined on Aug 31, 2005

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  • Why are you even considering the "a7ii" if all you would be able to afford is a body with no lens? Another name for "DSLR, DSLT, or MILC body with no lenses" is "paperweight",
  • "Probably not legitimate in the letter of the law"?!? Since the ratification of the Thirteenth Amendment, slavery has been illegal everywhere within the United States or places subject to US ...
  • I don't know about photo processing benchmarks, but generic benchmarks in this review show only a slight CPU speed advantage for the Touch Bar model.
  • Knowing this, would you volunteer your city to be the launch place for said spacecraft? It's one thing when a rocket carrying a satellite to orbit blows up as it leaves the launch pad, taking out ...
  • The 16th Amendment was ratified, and courts have repeatedly struck down "tax evasion" arguments such as the one that it was not. Go into court today with that argument, and you may be penalized ...
  • Twenty years ago, there was no Mac OS X.  Multitasking was largely cooperative, and the OS had no ability to protect applications from each other, or itself from them. After Dark screensaver ...
  • Replied in SSD's
    SSD prices already have been dropping. It wasn't long ago that the cheapest 1 TB SATA SSDs went for something like $1,000 USD (or more). Now you can get some name-brand ones for about 1/3 of that. ...
  • There is no Thunderbolt port on a MacBook Pro 7,1.  So exactly how would one connect an external video card?
  • He means storing metadata in a separate file.  I.e., instead of storing tags in Photo1.JPG, Photo2.JPG … Photo1000.JPG, store tags in Catalog.XYZ.  Then search only those tags –  ignoring the ...
  • GPS receivers would be useless without a network of working GPS satellites.  Wikipedia reports that the military launched 72 satellites between 1978 and 2016, but that only 31 remain operational.  ...
  • It is a good thing that the cat in the "vegan diet" experiment "supplement[ed] its diet by covert hunting". Cats cannot make taurine for themselves.  Taurine is found mostly in meat.  Forcing cats ...
  • There are several issues involved with these (proposed) treaties and trade organizations. One is the effect of free trade.  This usually produces some winners and losers.  The theory is that in the ...
  • Interesting that, according to this chart, Saudi Arabia is third in absolute terms – ahead of Russia, the UK, France, and Germany. Saudi Arabia tops the list in terms of 2015 spending as a ...
  • You might want to check the fine print.  Some companies that say that they don't have data caps will throttle you after you use a certain amount of data.
  • … which most states would expect you to pay directly to them as "use tax" (heads they win, tails you lose).
  • The first time that Apple Corps sued Apple Computer, Apple Computer was not in the music business.  Each promised to go their own way ("music", "computers"). The second time, Apple Computer was in ...
  • You are misunderstanding the original post.  This is not a system-wide limit on the number of open files, nor a limit that pertains to Opens from within most applications. It is a limit in Windows ...
  • Because Microsoft considers this Windows Explorer limit to be a feature? Microsoft – Context menus are shortened when more than 15 files are selected The support article describes a Registry change ...
  • The two Pixel Depth values do seem to be a bit inconsistent.  The '32 Bit' one includes 8 Alpha channel bits; the '30 Bit' one excludes 2 Alpha channel bits.  If those 2 bits really are Alpha ...
  • Hard drive compression programs that have to support every file type use lossless codecs.  It is not acceptable to throw away or alter data in an application file, since this will cause the ...
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