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Yes he did, but 2018 was a strong year for Dems -... 19,082 Views / 493 Replies  
Yes he did, but 2018 was a strong year for Dems - they won the national popular vote (for the House) by 8.4 points, and Cruz won Texas by 2.6, or 11 points better. In 2020, Dems won the popular vote...
Posted by P, on Jan 13, 2021 at 07:04 PM, in Political/War Lounge
There is an old saying about primaries: Democrats... 19,082 Views / 493 Replies  
There is an old saying about primaries: Democrats fall in love, Republicans fall in line. The GOP almost always picks as its candidate someone who had a good showing but didn’t quite make it in the...
Posted by P, on Jan 13, 2021 at 12:58 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Ben Sasse says he might vote for impeachment, if... 19,082 Views / 493 Replies  
Ben Sasse says he might vote for impeachment, if the articles of impeachment suit his taste. Still don’t think that will pass - even if they can seat Ossoff and Warnock and Romney is still on board,...
Posted by P, on Jan 8, 2021 at 11:51 AM, in Political/War Lounge
DeVos doesn’t have a conscience. If she is... 19,082 Views / 493 Replies  
DeVos doesn’t have a conscience. If she is resigning, it is because it is politically smart to do so right now.
Posted by P, on Jan 8, 2021 at 05:56 AM, in Political/War Lounge
It seems he wanted to fly to Scotland to play... 19,082 Views / 493 Replies  
It seems he wanted to fly to Scotland to play golf right after the transition, but the Scots don't let him in because of Covid.
Posted by P, on Jan 8, 2021 at 04:16 AM, in Political/War Lounge
The nice thing about this revolt is that the... 19,082 Views / 493 Replies  
The nice thing about this revolt is that the idiots kept posting to social media, so they’re all easily identifiable. Ars casually named several of the people in the photos.

As for crimes... it...
Posted by P, on Jan 7, 2021 at 05:47 PM, in Political/War Lounge
It is over. Congress has tabulated all of the... 19,082 Views / 493 Replies  
It is over. Congress has tabulated all of the votes and confirmed Biden's victory. Most Senate votes were 93-7 or 94-6, but there was a good chunk of votes for rejecting in the House. I guess they...
Posted by P, on Jan 7, 2021 at 04:43 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Is it possible for the states to recall their... 19,082 Views / 493 Replies  
Is it possible for the states to recall their congressional representatives? Because right now, “objecting to counting legal votes” = “inciting violence” in a lot of minds. Seems like that should be...
Posted by P, on Jan 6, 2021 at 09:52 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Impeachment is one thing - I am of the opinion... 19,082 Views / 493 Replies  
Impeachment is one thing - I am of the opinion that he should have been convicted last time - but my point is more that if it is true that Pence is giving orders to the armed forces, he is...
Posted by P, on Jan 6, 2021 at 07:36 PM, in Political/War Lounge
According to this... 19,082 Views / 493 Replies  
According to this (https://www.nytimes.com/live/2021/01/06/us/electoral-vote#national-guard-capitol-army), Trump did not reverse his position. The DoD called out the DC national guard on Pence’s...
Posted by P, on Jan 6, 2021 at 06:57 PM, in Political/War Lounge
No, they right it. They put in a sort of pillow... 176,479 Views / 593 Replies  
No, they right it. They put in a sort of pillow under one side and blow it up to start the process. Once started, they hook onto something to pull it the rest of the way over, but the center of...
Posted by P, on Jan 6, 2021 at 06:12 PM, in MacNN Lounge
The word elsewhere is that it is actually Pence... 19,082 Views / 493 Replies  
The word elsewhere is that it is actually Pence and his wife. I can’t tell with this angle.

However, Pence appears to have unfollowed Trump.
Posted by P, on Jan 6, 2021 at 06:03 PM, in Political/War Lounge
It seems that Pelosi requested the DC national... 19,082 Views / 493 Replies  
It seems that Pelosi requested the DC national guard, but that his needs to be approved by the DoD, and they said no. This resulted in Virginia sending in the national guard, which caused Trump to...
Posted by P, on Jan 6, 2021 at 05:16 PM, in Political/War Lounge
https://i.ibb.co/L9pBWCw/1-AFF9-B01-79-DE-4913-BEA... 19,082 Views / 493 Replies  
https://i.ibb.co/L9pBWCw/1-AFF9-B01-79-DE-4913-BEA5-E9-CDC6-AFC043.jpg (https://ibb.co/0YJ1SfN)

And I though 2021 was off to a good start.
Posted by P, on Jan 6, 2021 at 04:51 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Georgia is just too close to call. ... 19,082 Views / 493 Replies  
Georgia is just too close to call.

Semi-related: all currently-living former Secretaries of Defense have signed a letter telling Trump to stop trying to overturn the election. This includes such...
Posted by P, on Jan 4, 2021 at 08:14 AM, in Political/War Lounge
For those not aware - Access is a dead man... 1,390 Views / 13 Replies  
For those not aware - Access is a dead man walking at this point. It doesn’t get any new features, and there are periodic rumors that MS is going to kill it.

As for the key resellers - these are...
Posted by P, on Jan 4, 2021 at 08:09 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Ah well, that was a bit of a list, because as... 1,358 Views / 5 Replies  
Ah well, that was a bit of a list, because as mentioned in the other thread, I built myself a new computer.

Ryzen 9 5900X. Yes, the one that is hard to get
Motherboard for same. B550 uATX MSI...
Posted by P, on Dec 31, 2020 at 11:16 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Depends entirely on which apps you need. There... 1,390 Views / 13 Replies  
Depends entirely on which apps you need. There are lots of word processors and email apps, but there is nothing in this world that will even touch Microsoft Excel.
Posted by P, on Dec 31, 2020 at 11:08 AM, in MacNN Lounge
That was the plan! I have some ideas for... 7,200 Views / 135 Replies  
That was the plan! I have some ideas for improving the cooling a little, and I want another BIOS update before I start fiddling with the finer details, but it is already a nice box. Since it is...
Posted by P, on Dec 26, 2020 at 05:37 PM, in MacNN Lounge
No, they’re trying to buy ARM. Chances are... 7,200 Views / 135 Replies  
No, they’re trying to buy ARM. Chances are they’re not going to be allowed to - China is signaling that they don’t want ARM under US export restrictions - but they’re clearly planning for to do...
Posted by P, on Dec 24, 2020 at 04:03 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Ryzen R9 5900X. There is really nothing else that... 7,200 Views / 135 Replies  
Ryzen R9 5900X. There is really nothing else that is special about it - B550, 16GB DDR4 (3600MHz), 1TB M.2 SSD, various doodads from my old box including the Vega 56 GPU - no chance of scoring a new...
Posted by P, on Dec 23, 2020 at 06:29 AM, in MacNN Lounge
No, x86 isn’t dead, but it is seriously hurting.... 7,200 Views / 135 Replies  
No, x86 isn’t dead, but it is seriously hurting. Remember that there are still x86 chips that are faster than any ARM on single threaded code. They are that by using way more power, but they exist....
Posted by P, on Dec 21, 2020 at 02:53 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Was just going to post that, while cursing myself... 19,082 Views / 493 Replies  
Was just going to post that, while cursing myself for not realizing that this was going on so I could have bet on Biden when it was obvious to me that he had won.
Posted by P, on Dec 21, 2020 at 02:51 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Nvidia is expensive period, but that is margin.... 7,200 Views / 135 Replies  
Nvidia is expensive period, but that is margin. AMD sold a 16GB Radeon VII with four stacks of HBM2 for $700. It was at that point widely reported that each stack cost $80, for $320 in total, two...
Posted by P, on Dec 16, 2020 at 05:53 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Of course they can, but why, when they can just... 7,200 Views / 135 Replies  
Of course they can, but why, when they can just pay AMD to make one?



Strictly speaking the memory isn’t on top - it is next to for cooling reasons, yet within the package. But how much you...
Posted by P, on Dec 15, 2020 at 02:56 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Looking over the list of important cases, it... 7,200 Views / 135 Replies  
Looking over the list of important cases, it hasn’t, over the last few years? In fact, that last case about the copyrightability of laws was decided 5-4 with the 5 newer justices prevailing over the...
Posted by P, on Dec 15, 2020 at 02:43 PM, in MacNN Lounge
OK, this is TAN, but a) the mean age of the... 7,200 Views / 135 Replies  
OK, this is TAN, but a) the mean age of the judges has dropped significantly and b) losing Ruth Bader-Ginsburg is absolutely awful for all sorts of issues, but it is probably a win for this specific...
Posted by P, on Dec 14, 2020 at 10:07 AM, in MacNN Lounge
If only they had thought about that ten years... 7,200 Views / 135 Replies  
If only they had thought about that ten years ago, and started another open API for that and not just given up when it got hard...

There are APIs out there where you just replace "CUDA" with...
Posted by P, on Dec 14, 2020 at 05:33 AM, in MacNN Lounge
What concerns me with these rumors is GPU... 7,200 Views / 135 Replies  
What concerns me with these rumors is GPU compute. The report states that will have 64 or even 128 GPU cores at the top. Sound like a lot, right? Let’s see how far that gets us in pure numbers. M1...
Posted by P, on Dec 13, 2020 at 09:59 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Sounds a lot like my old Peugeot 206 - just under... 423,070 Views / 1,283 Replies  
Sounds a lot like my old Peugeot 206 - just under 2100lbs and 110hp. Too bad it kept breaking down in interesting ways.
Posted by P, on Dec 7, 2020 at 08:16 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Ted Lasso and For All Mankind are the ones... 56,879 Views / 343 Replies  
Ted Lasso and For All Mankind are the ones everyone love. I also liked Mythic Quest. Little America is interesting because of the short episodes.
Posted by P, on Dec 7, 2020 at 08:11 PM, in MacNN Lounge
The GSA decision and the Trump tweet that clearly... 1,879 Views / 38 Replies  
The GSA decision and the Trump tweet that clearly wasn’t written by Trump (I mean seriously, “steadfast dedication” and “Nevertheless” isn’t exactly the reading level he usually tweets at) happened a...
Posted by P, on Nov 24, 2020 at 10:57 AM, in Political/War Lounge
The character is from an old NBC ad, yes. 56,879 Views / 343 Replies  
The character is from an old NBC ad, yes.
Posted by P, on Nov 23, 2020 at 06:10 PM, in MacNN Lounge
More or less. The point is that he would have to... 1,879 Views / 38 Replies  
More or less. The point is that he would have to threaten with something permanent, because whoever he is speaking to might decide to just stall and see if the orange one - or someone in that mold -...
Posted by P, on Nov 23, 2020 at 03:19 AM, in Political/War Lounge
You’re not exaggerating at all from where I am... 1,879 Views / 38 Replies  
You’re not exaggerating at all from where I am standing. In fact, Trump may be setting the world back decades with this, because it is hard to complain about some tinpot dictator refusing to leave...
Posted by P, on Nov 21, 2020 at 07:27 AM, in Political/War Lounge
I doubt that Apple is going the chiplet route in... 7,200 Views / 135 Replies  
I doubt that Apple is going the chiplet route in the first generation. Their entire spiel is that unified memory architecture and how all of the main segments can access it at high bandwidth and low...
Posted by P, on Nov 21, 2020 at 01:00 AM, in MacNN Lounge
The problem with that is not the militia, it is... 19,082 Views / 493 Replies  
The problem with that is not the militia, it is the definition of "arms". Does the second amendment mean that I can own a tank? How about some nukes? If not, why? And - more importantly - if not, why...
Posted by P, on Nov 11, 2020 at 02:17 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I also hate how you can't see out of modern cars,... 423,070 Views / 1,283 Replies  
I also hate how you can't see out of modern cars, but I understand why.

1) We want the fuel consumption to be low, so the drag has to be low, which means that the ceiling should be as low as...
Posted by P, on Nov 11, 2020 at 02:10 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Ah yes, Georgia... is this the first time ever... 19,082 Views / 493 Replies  
Ah yes, Georgia... is this the first time ever for a double run-off election in a single state? (As opposed to a run-on election, which a lot of states is experiencing right now)
Posted by P, on Nov 8, 2020 at 02:10 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Good! I was hoping you would all say that. ... 19,082 Views / 493 Replies  
Good! I was hoping you would all say that.

Tactically, this one is hard to game out. On the one hand, this is likely two blue senators, at least in the first batch, which would make Moscow Mitch...
Posted by P, on Nov 8, 2020 at 01:13 PM, in Political/War Lounge
So, Puerto Rico voted to be a state again, and it... 19,082 Views / 493 Replies  
So, Puerto Rico voted to be a state again, and it was a simple yes/no vote this time. Time to do it? Might do something to correct the popular vote/EC split, which appears to be the biggest it has...
Posted by P, on Nov 8, 2020 at 06:11 AM, in Political/War Lounge
There is one more event planned on the 10th. If... 2,454 Views / 8 Replies  
There is one more event planned on the 10th. If it doesn’t come there, it isn’t coming before March.
Posted by P, on Nov 7, 2020 at 03:01 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
One little nitpick someone pointed out: since... 19,082 Views / 493 Replies  
One little nitpick someone pointed out: since both of the Georgia senate seats are off to a second round, the GOP can’t actually burn the country down in the next few weeks, because they need those...
Posted by P, on Nov 7, 2020 at 01:37 PM, in Political/War Lounge
CNN, CBS & NBC have called PA for Biden. ABC... 19,082 Views / 493 Replies  
CNN, CBS & NBC have called PA for Biden. ABC calls him the “apparent winner” (same language used for Wisconsin) as he leads by a small margin and there aren’t enough votes left to change the outcome,...
Posted by P, on Nov 7, 2020 at 12:57 PM, in Political/War Lounge
The mini-HDMI is a quirk to be sure, but right... 3,899 Views / 28 Replies  
The mini-HDMI is a quirk to be sure, but right now I can see a 3m cable from that to HDMI for the equivalent of $2. There has to be some sort of price impact before you start to complain about having...
Posted by P, on Nov 6, 2020 at 06:50 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Biden is now ahead by 917 votes in Georgia. 19,082 Views / 493 Replies  
Biden is now ahead by 917 votes in Georgia.
Posted by P, on Nov 6, 2020 at 06:08 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Let’s wait until the counting is done - Florida... 19,082 Views / 493 Replies  
Let’s wait until the counting is done - Florida has half a million votes left to count - but these are not absurd numbers. The average polling error over the last 20 years is 5.9%.
Posted by P, on Nov 6, 2020 at 03:46 AM, in Political/War Lounge
I’m a little bit annoyed at the Illuminati... 19,082 Views / 493 Replies  
I’m a little bit annoyed at the Illuminati scriptwriters dragging it out so long, but I have to admit, those guys know how to craft a compelling narrative. Georgia is now 3600 votes up for Trump with...
Posted by P, on Nov 5, 2020 at 08:47 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Sleeping for six hours and nothing important... 19,082 Views / 493 Replies  
Sleeping for six hours and nothing important happens? Pick up the pace, election officials, we want some action here. It’s not like you’re going to get sued for doing your job or anything, right?
Posted by P, on Nov 5, 2020 at 03:41 AM, in Political/War Lounge
This election needs to be over, I should go to... 19,082 Views / 493 Replies  
This election needs to be over, I should go to sleep...

Anyway: I think Biden will win PA eventually, but I really really hope that he pulls off NV and AZ, because PA is going to take a long time....
Posted by P, on Nov 4, 2020 at 09:15 PM, in Political/War Lounge
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