Welcome to the MacNN Forums.

If this is your first visit, be sure to check out the FAQ by clicking the link above. You may have to register before you can post: click the register link above to proceed. To start viewing messages, select the forum that you want to visit from the selection below.

You are here: MacNN Forums > Search Forums > Search Results

Showing results 1 to 50 of 1000
Search: Posts Made By: OreoCookie
Thread Thread Starter Last Post Replies Views Forum
Yes, your perception is correct. As I said, I... 17,574 Views / 538 Replies  
Yes, your perception is correct. As I said, I don't think people are criticizing Trump for intentionally wanting to hurt or insult the widow, and perhaps there was no good thing he could have said....
Posted by OreoCookie, on Yesterday at 11:22 PM, in Political/War Lounge
You can't see that in isolation as all of the... 17,574 Views / 538 Replies  
You can't see that in isolation as all of the points below can be true:
(1) Trump lied about other Presidents not calling families of soldiers to express their condolences.
(2) Trump effed up...
Posted by OreoCookie, on Yesterday at 08:05 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Backblaze B2 is an option that is substantially... 689 Views / 16 Replies  
Backblaze B2 is an option that is substantially cheaper than Amazon S3.
Posted by OreoCookie, on Oct 19, 2017 at 11:51 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Since there has been such a big interest and... 8,821 Views / 336 Replies  
Since there has been such a big interest and everyone has discussed Cap'n Tightpants's situation publicly, let me give everyone a quick update: CPT's temp ban has just expired, and given the...
Posted by OreoCookie, on Oct 19, 2017 at 12:26 AM, in Feedback
Sticky: I think Adium supports it natively on Mac OS 9. 109,891 Views / 534 Replies  
I think Adium supports it natively on Mac OS 9.
Posted by OreoCookie, on Oct 18, 2017 at 10:00 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I agree, and I don't think it is constructive or... 8,821 Views / 336 Replies  
I agree, and I don't think it is constructive or useful to use Chongo to unload your frustration with what is wrong with the GOP now — especially when Chongo's position in some matters is more...
Posted by OreoCookie, on Oct 18, 2017 at 09:59 PM, in Feedback
Did you read my post? It's all about the... 8,821 Views / 336 Replies  
Did you read my post? It's all about the difficulty of finding the (right) middle ground — as a member and as a mod. In CPT's case, though, the staff thinks that he has more than crossed middle...
Posted by OreoCookie, on Oct 18, 2017 at 02:36 AM, in Feedback
When I heard this on the Reveal podcast, my jaw... 160 Views / 5 Replies  
When I heard this on the Reveal podcast, my jaw also dropped. The scheme is so transparent but yet it works — for the owner of the chicken processing plant. To connect this to Christianity and...
Posted by OreoCookie, on Oct 17, 2017 at 09:09 PM, in Political/War Lounge
America doesn't belong to any single... 140 Views / 3 Replies  
America doesn't belong to any single Administration or session of Congress, and that's why you have to accept all the baggage that comes with it. All the wriggling results from Trump and parts of the...
Posted by OreoCookie, on Oct 17, 2017 at 04:14 AM, in Political/War Lounge
No matter which of #1–4 you find objectionable,... 8,821 Views / 336 Replies  
No matter which of #1–4 you find objectionable, some members have a more robust constitution than others (e. g. when skimming a post rather than reading every syllable carefully). It is very easy to...
Posted by OreoCookie, on Oct 17, 2017 at 03:53 AM, in Feedback
In my opinion option 3 would have been the right... 2,180 Views / 86 Replies  
In my opinion option 3 would have been the right move (with the added condition that all USB-C cables that Apple makes should include fast charging, right now they offer one that does and another...
Posted by OreoCookie, on Oct 16, 2017 at 10:40 AM, in macOS
No, Germany is the big brother, it's mostly the... 38,938 Views / 1,573 Replies  
No, Germany is the big brother, it's mostly the Austrians who get a bit prickly, because many foreigners assume that Austria is in fact part of Germany. ;) Only in Bavaria (which borders Austria) do...
Posted by OreoCookie, on Oct 16, 2017 at 04:34 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Sebastian Kurz is the leader of Austria's... 38,938 Views / 1,573 Replies  
Sebastian Kurz is the leader of Austria's conservative party who won the elections yesterday. He became Austria's youngest foreign minister at age 28 and will likely be the youngest chancellor of...
Posted by OreoCookie, on Oct 16, 2017 at 01:19 AM, in Political/War Lounge
That's another thing I'd advocate for: Apple... 2,180 Views / 86 Replies  
That's another thing I'd advocate for: Apple should give its chargers multiple USB ports (whether they should all be USB-C is another discussion). I recently bought a 5-port 60W anker USB power...
Posted by OreoCookie, on Oct 15, 2017 at 10:17 PM, in macOS
Yes, but a higher-wattage power supply allows you... 2,180 Views / 86 Replies  
Yes, but a higher-wattage power supply allows you to charge faster. Alternatively, you can charge your phone and/or iPad and your computer at the same time. (It doesn't help that the wall wart that...
Posted by OreoCookie, on Oct 15, 2017 at 08:37 PM, in macOS
I do this all the time — to charge it. This way,... 2,180 Views / 86 Replies  
I do this all the time — to charge it. This way, when I'm traveling, I don't need to bring any other power adapters. And from my experience, I'm not alone. Plus, if you have a new machine, you could...
Posted by OreoCookie, on Oct 15, 2017 at 08:06 AM, in macOS
@Spheric It’s good to also have input from what... 2,180 Views / 86 Replies  
@Spheric
It’s good to also have input from what is probably a more representative sample of users, and I am not disputing your experience.

I‘m just relaying the experiences of my colleagues,...
Posted by OreoCookie, on Oct 14, 2017 at 08:24 PM, in macOS
Just to be clear, I was talking about how the new... 2,180 Views / 86 Replies  
Just to be clear, I was talking about how the new machines are perceived, and with a few slight modifications Apple could have avoided much criticism. The main issue is that the big outward facing...
Posted by OreoCookie, on Oct 14, 2017 at 12:10 AM, in macOS
Oh, yes, that might actually be a feature that... 2,180 Views / 86 Replies  
Oh, yes, that might actually be a feature that pros want and need. But I like your hypothesis that Apple put it in to distinguish its different models. Many old-school pros still conflated integrated...
Posted by OreoCookie, on Oct 10, 2017 at 07:42 PM, in macOS
That's a separate question, and I'm inclined to... 188 Views / 10 Replies  
That's a separate question, and I'm inclined to agree. Most likely, the Republicans in Congress want to wait and see what happens in the mid-term elections. I think this is a very dangerous gamble,...
Posted by OreoCookie, on Oct 10, 2017 at 02:31 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Sure, and because usually the career of the... 188 Views / 10 Replies  
Sure, and because usually the career of the person who (figuratively speaking) murders the king is destroyed in the process as well, it makes sense if Corker did just that after announcing he won't...
Posted by OreoCookie, on Oct 10, 2017 at 01:33 AM, in Political/War Lounge
I think that Corker thinks that Trump's behavior... 188 Views / 10 Replies  
I think that Corker thinks that Trump's behavior is a danger to the GOP, the US and the world, and that he'll use this opportunity to try and remove him from office. Impeachment is a political affair...
Posted by OreoCookie, on Oct 10, 2017 at 12:08 AM, in Political/War Lounge
What other explanation is there? He has nothing... 188 Views / 10 Replies  
What other explanation is there? He has nothing to lose, ditto for John McCain who no longer has to worry about repercussions (e. g. by being primaried by a nut job). McCain decided to use his last...
Posted by OreoCookie, on Oct 9, 2017 at 11:37 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I don't get why Apple bothered here, the discrete... 2,180 Views / 86 Replies  
I don't get why Apple bothered here, the discrete GPUs are middle of the road as you write, and since Apple now officially supports external GPUs, they could just forgo a discrete one and point the...
Posted by OreoCookie, on Oct 8, 2017 at 03:54 AM, in macOS
I would rather say that as a whole, subego is on... 30,528 Views / 992 Replies  
I would rather say that as a whole, subego is on point when he says that the buck stops with Trump — he is the President, he is the commander in chief, he is the one who heads the relief efforts. And...
Posted by OreoCookie, on Oct 7, 2017 at 12:07 AM, in Political/War Lounge
@subego I think this is a fair characterization... 30,528 Views / 992 Replies  
@subego
I think this is a fair characterization of the preparation to the hurricane.

I would just add that we should also contrast and compare how the Trump Administration has reacted to the...
Posted by OreoCookie, on Oct 6, 2017 at 08:06 PM, in Political/War Lounge
@P Great exchange, I'm enjoying this. I... 2,180 Views / 86 Replies  
@P
Great exchange, I'm enjoying this.

I fully admit that my views are colored by what I want :)

Right now, Apple doesn't even seem convinced that it needs checksumming for data blocks, so I...
Posted by OreoCookie, on Oct 6, 2017 at 07:57 PM, in macOS
I thought the episode was quite interesting,... 627 Views / 40 Replies  
I thought the episode was quite interesting, because it proposes very interesting topics as central themes and questions the squeaky clean image of Star Fleet:

(1) Scientists who are doing basic...
Posted by OreoCookie, on Oct 5, 2017 at 11:55 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I think at this point any cabinet member who had... 17,574 Views / 538 Replies  
I think at this point any cabinet member who had to be confirmed by the Senate is in a strong position, because Trump’s relationship to the Senate is at an all-time low and he would have to rely on...
Posted by OreoCookie, on Oct 4, 2017 at 09:09 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I reckon these are 32 bit iOS apps that haven’t... 1,245 Views / 22 Replies  
I reckon these are 32 bit iOS apps that haven’t been updated. iOS 11 is 64 bit only and won’t run those.
Posted by OreoCookie, on Oct 4, 2017 at 09:06 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
@P Sorry, I hope my thoughts are not too... 2,180 Views / 86 Replies  
@P
Sorry, I hope my thoughts are not too disjointed.


But this way, you actually don't enable new, important features that are available on other filesystems. A read or write error could mean...
Posted by OreoCookie, on Oct 4, 2017 at 06:52 AM, in macOS
Of course you are right that migrating to an... 2,180 Views / 86 Replies  
Of course you are right that migrating to an entirely different architecture is more difficult, but I think the two 32 bit —> 64 bit transitions are comparable in certain respects, because apps did...
Posted by OreoCookie, on Oct 4, 2017 at 03:24 AM, in macOS
Except that Apple has successfully managed 4 (!)... 2,180 Views / 86 Replies  
Except that Apple has successfully managed 4 (!) CPU architecture transitions in the past 15 years (PowerPC —> Intel x86 —> Intel x64, ARM 32 bit —> ARM 64 bit). Apple has all of he tools to make...
Posted by OreoCookie, on Oct 4, 2017 at 01:15 AM, in macOS
If that is what Apple is planning on doing, IMHO... 2,180 Views / 86 Replies  
If that is what Apple is planning on doing, IMHO they are doing it wrong. It just doesn't advance the state of the art. With ZFS you can ask the filesystem to keep copies of files in order to...
Posted by OreoCookie, on Oct 3, 2017 at 10:03 PM, in macOS
Who said I started with that in my mid-30s? I... 1,629 Views / 115 Replies  
Who said I started with that in my mid-30s? I started after graduating with my Master's degree more than 10 years ago. Independently of my personal situation, I still think you are wildly...
Posted by OreoCookie, on Oct 3, 2017 at 12:30 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Oh, I agree. For the lowest tax bracket, taxes... 918 Views / 33 Replies  
Oh, I agree. For the lowest tax bracket, taxes are increased by two percentage points from 10 % to 12 %, while the people in the highest tax bracket will pay less (plus, the mandatory minimum will be...
Posted by OreoCookie, on Oct 3, 2017 at 12:28 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Laminar didn't write you were stupid, but that... 1,629 Views / 115 Replies  
Laminar didn't write you were stupid, but that your suggestion it's possible for anyone in the Western world (your words) to retire at 50 is stupid. To check the feasibility of your suggestion, you...
Posted by OreoCookie, on Oct 2, 2017 at 11:17 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Agreed. There are also mathematical works on how... 314 Views / 6 Replies  
Agreed. There are also mathematical works on how to redistrict more fairly (http://www.chronicle.com/article/Meet-the-Math-Professor/239260), and I have met another mathematician working on a...
Posted by OreoCookie, on Oct 2, 2017 at 09:32 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Or try to explain to your wife that you just... 23,087 Views / 711 Replies  
Or try to explain to your wife that you just failed at cheating at her, and that the woman you met with in secret was in the end just interested in “being friends”. Do you think she'll be...
Posted by OreoCookie, on Oct 2, 2017 at 09:21 PM, in Political/War Lounge
You keep telling yourself that. There has been... 23,087 Views / 711 Replies  
You keep telling yourself that. There has been enough evidence for a FISA court judge and a Grand Jury, and that's all that we know of.

Well, that's not how the meeting was advertised, and we...
Posted by OreoCookie, on Oct 2, 2017 at 08:46 PM, in Political/War Lounge
@Laminar Seconded. CTP’s vision how to retire... 1,629 Views / 115 Replies  
@Laminar
Seconded. CTP’s vision how to retire at 50 is a pipe dream for most people, I’ll still have teenage children by then whom I would like to offer a standard of living and an education that I...
Posted by OreoCookie, on Oct 2, 2017 at 07:27 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I think you are still caught up in a story of... 23,087 Views / 711 Replies  
I think you are still caught up in a story of yesteryear, the breadth of the Russia investigation has expanded significantly. We have since had numerous other revelations, including Trump Jr’s and...
Posted by OreoCookie, on Oct 2, 2017 at 07:17 PM, in Political/War Lounge
If that was in response to me, then I’m arguing... 918 Views / 33 Replies  
If that was in response to me, then I’m arguing something even more basic: since we don’t know what incomes are taxed at what percentage, we won’t even know the fiscal impact. The “tax reform” is...
Posted by OreoCookie, on Oct 2, 2017 at 07:09 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Agreed, and since they will be able to reuse at... 2,180 Views / 86 Replies  
Agreed, and since they will be able to reuse at least the logic, I think that seems like the way to go. I'm curious, though, how they will expose checksumming to the filesystem, because that is...
Posted by OreoCookie, on Oct 2, 2017 at 06:49 AM, in macOS
You mean that Dana Rohrbacher... 23,087 Views / 711 Replies  
You mean that Dana Rohrbacher (http://www.latimes.com/politics/la-pol-rohrabacher-russia-timeline-20170804-htmlstory.html) whose name keeps coming up in the Russia investigation? I wouldn't believe...
Posted by OreoCookie, on Oct 2, 2017 at 02:04 AM, in Political/War Lounge
I think the overarching point is to have a... 1,629 Views / 115 Replies  
I think the overarching point is to have a society with a lot of upward (and hence also larger downward) mobility. If money stops circulating because it concentrates at the top where it can't all be...
Posted by OreoCookie, on Oct 2, 2017 at 01:58 AM, in Political/War Lounge
I think all of this is non-sense: each generation... 1,629 Views / 115 Replies  
I think all of this is non-sense: each generation there was something that supposedly would lead to its doom, why it would turn out worse than the previous generation that grew up without that new...
Posted by OreoCookie, on Oct 2, 2017 at 01:51 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Who could have seen this coming? ;) The “new”... 918 Views / 33 Replies  
Who could have seen this coming? ;)
The “new” tax plan doesn't even include tax brackets yet, which makes pricing it impossible.
Posted by OreoCookie, on Oct 1, 2017 at 10:28 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I mostly agree with your take. Two things,... 2,180 Views / 86 Replies  
I mostly agree with your take. Two things, though: first of all, even if Apple does the checksumming on the SSD controller (presumably in hardware), there need to be some hooks in the filesystem to...
Posted by OreoCookie, on Oct 1, 2017 at 07:56 PM, in macOS
Huh? Do SIM cards have an expiry date? Or did... 1,245 Views / 22 Replies  
Huh? Do SIM cards have an expiry date? Or did someone at Verizon flip a switch in its database to cancel the SIM card?
Posted by OreoCookie, on Oct 1, 2017 at 07:17 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Showing results 1 to 50 of 1000
 
Top
Privacy Policy
All times are GMT -4. The time now is 01:25 PM.
All contents of these forums © 1995-2015 MacNN. All rights reserved.
Branding + Design: www.gesamtbild.com
vBulletin v.3.8.8 © 2000-2015, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.,