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I had devised a “perfect storm” mechanism for how... 256,527 Views / 699 Replies  
I had devised a “perfect storm” mechanism for how I had caused the delay in the new device message, but turns out it’s Apple’s fault. Just happened again.
Posted by subego, on Yesterday at 11:57 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Maybe it’s my libertarian bent, but if someone... 354,606 Views / 1,347 Replies  
Maybe it’s my libertarian bent, but if someone has knowledge of the potential risks and willingly wants to donate their kidney to her, I feel she should be able to have it.
Posted by subego, on Yesterday at 11:45 PM, in Political/War Lounge
It should be able to. 122 Views / 4 Replies  
It should be able to.
Posted by subego, on Yesterday at 11:33 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
As long as the donor is aware of the risk of... 354,606 Views / 1,347 Replies  
As long as the donor is aware of the risk of waste, I feel that’s an issue between the donor and the recipient.

Though, as you touched on earlier, there’s always the potential the donor is being...
Posted by subego, on Yesterday at 10:23 PM, in Political/War Lounge
You’ve set the bar very low. 146 Views / 10 Replies  
You’ve set the bar very low.
Posted by subego, on Yesterday at 05:52 PM, in MacNN Lounge
My only first-hand knowledge of Shriners is they... 1,351,117 Views / 3,047 Replies  
My only first-hand knowledge of Shriners is they built this huge building in downtown Chicago, the “Medinah Temple”. It ended up a Bloomingdale’s, but they split last year so it’s currently empty.
...
Posted by subego, on Yesterday at 05:38 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Jumping back to the transplant discussion... 354,606 Views / 1,347 Replies  
Jumping back to the transplant discussion quickly, I want to pass along something (IIRC) I picked up from one of Glenn’s articles.

There are countless ways a transplant doctor can botch the...
Posted by subego, on Yesterday at 04:55 PM, in Political/War Lounge
My best guess is it’s the photos. 122 Views / 4 Replies  
My best guess is it’s the photos.
Posted by subego, on Yesterday at 02:43 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Ironically, my favorite parts of the hummus are... 4,678 Views / 17 Replies  
Ironically, my favorite parts of the hummus are the garlic part, and the tastes like hummus part.
Posted by subego, on Yesterday at 02:38 PM, in MacNN Lounge
The basic gist is: Trump 45 [Gun] ... 1,351,117 Views / 3,047 Replies  
The basic gist is:


Trump 45

[Gun]

Because the 44 didn’t work for 8 years.
Posted by subego, on Yesterday at 02:24 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Colin Powell died. That’s a drag. Always... 1,351,117 Views / 3,047 Replies  
Colin Powell died.

That’s a drag. Always liked him.
Posted by subego, on Yesterday at 08:39 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Had to use Bing! (fries’ done) instead of Google... 256,527 Views / 699 Replies  
Had to use Bing! (fries’ done) instead of Google to steal a movie because Google scrubs their shit.

(I would have gladly paid were it possible to get a hard copy)
Posted by subego, on Yesterday at 07:07 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Yes, it does include that… but this is the kind... 354,606 Views / 1,347 Replies  
Yes, it does include that… but this is the kind of reply I’m looking for. It’s bringing up a new point I hadn’t thought of, and I’d say it’s probably a tougher nut to crack than getting them in for...
Posted by subego, on Yesterday at 06:44 AM, in Political/War Lounge
I use OmniFocus! Fallout is one of my... 146 Views / 10 Replies  
I use OmniFocus!

Fallout is one of my favorite games ever, so their ports are near and dear to me. I actually wrote them a thank you email when it came out.
Posted by subego, on Yesterday at 06:33 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Well, you’re just a veritable forum baby compared... 146 Views / 10 Replies  
Well, you’re just a veritable forum baby compared to me.

I came on board because this was the spot to keep track of OS X native software. ‘Member OmniWeb?
Posted by subego, on Yesterday at 12:02 AM, in MacNN Lounge
If the procedure harms others, it is not safe. I... 354,606 Views / 1,347 Replies  
If the procedure harms others, it is not safe. I address the harm to others by making the foundational premise of the question that the procedure is safe.

If due to the patient’s self-destructive...
Posted by subego, on Oct 17, 2021 at 11:55 PM, in Political/War Lounge
It seems wrong. I like hummus a lot, but it’s... 4,678 Views / 17 Replies  
It seems wrong. I like hummus a lot, but it’s already kinda gross to begin with. This just makes it worse. Also seems like a weird sweet-savory mix. I’d go more regional and do date or fig if I...
Posted by subego, on Oct 17, 2021 at 06:31 PM, in MacNN Lounge
If a person needs a transplant and we do nothing,... 354,606 Views / 1,347 Replies  
If a person needs a transplant and we do nothing, we can calculate the probability of various outcomes. Things like (but not limited to) life expectancy, or quality of life.

We can also calculate...
Posted by subego, on Oct 17, 2021 at 06:24 PM, in Political/War Lounge
This sounds disgusting. 4,678 Views / 17 Replies  
This sounds disgusting.
Posted by subego, on Oct 17, 2021 at 04:36 PM, in MacNN Lounge
The question asks you to pretend the procedure is... 354,606 Views / 1,347 Replies  
The question asks you to pretend the procedure is safe by an objective measure.

The replies you cite do not do this.
Posted by subego, on Oct 16, 2021 at 09:05 AM, in Political/War Lounge
I found an iPad a couple days ago which got lost... 256,527 Views / 699 Replies  
I found an iPad a couple days ago which got lost in the “discontinuity” of the pandemic, and through a perfect storm of events, the “new device” warning from Apple didn’t come until today.

For a...
Posted by subego, on Oct 15, 2021 at 10:02 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Production is wrapping up. We’re officially out... 81,101 Views / 371 Replies  
Production is wrapping up. We’re officially out of the house that was our exterior location.

https://imgur.com/tTIMuvQ.jpg

It’s kinda sad. I really love this place.
Posted by subego, on Oct 15, 2021 at 05:37 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I’m not sure if Waze is humoring me, or it’s... 4,678 Views / 17 Replies  
I’m not sure if Waze is humoring me, or it’s learned something, but now it takes me on my side street route to the expressway.
Posted by subego, on Oct 15, 2021 at 05:19 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Off-the-cuff, that sounds unethical to me, unless... 354,606 Views / 1,347 Replies  
Off-the-cuff, that sounds unethical to me, unless the procedure will make things worse. If it won’t make things worse, and there’s no one else who can use it, what’s the justification for not...
Posted by subego, on Oct 15, 2021 at 01:39 PM, in Political/War Lounge
:) The point of the exercise is to learn... 354,606 Views / 1,347 Replies  
:)

The point of the exercise is to learn about and from each other by playing pretend.

Pretend performing the transplant on the vaccine refuser is safe by an objective measure.

Would you...
Posted by subego, on Oct 15, 2021 at 01:31 PM, in Political/War Lounge
In hindsight, I really should have doubled down. ... 256,527 Views / 699 Replies  
In hindsight, I really should have doubled down.

“Yes officer, I decided to leave all my clothes, the keys to my apartment, and my shoes, so I could hock this IV stand. You caught me fair and...
Posted by subego, on Oct 15, 2021 at 12:55 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Here’s a question. In general, do they kick... 354,606 Views / 1,347 Replies  
Here’s a question.

In general, do they kick alcoholics (for example) off the list, or just put them at the bottom?

Strictly in terms of conserving a precious resource (organs), does not putting...
Posted by subego, on Oct 15, 2021 at 12:34 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Thankfully, the medications on the prescription... 256,527 Views / 699 Replies  
Thankfully, the medications on the prescription were right, so I’d be okay even if they filled it.

Not quite a medication error, but my blood sugar can be iffy, and when I was in the hospital once...
Posted by subego, on Oct 15, 2021 at 11:32 AM, in MacNN Lounge
The importance of this due to waiting lists. If... 354,606 Views / 1,347 Replies  
The importance of this due to waiting lists. If it’s a direct donor, or condition one on my my list, that’s irrelevant.¹



¹ Unless the patient’s behavior is so self-destructive that performing...
Posted by subego, on Oct 14, 2021 at 11:39 PM, in Political/War Lounge
:lol: Actually, that relates to another... 256,527 Views / 699 Replies  
:lol:

Actually, that relates to another minor irritant with this prescription.

This prescription I was originally given was printed by computer, so no messy handwriting, but it was for someone...
Posted by subego, on Oct 14, 2021 at 12:08 PM, in MacNN Lounge
From the horse’s mouth… ... 1,351,117 Views / 3,047 Replies  
From the horse’s mouth…

https://about.usps.com/what/strategic-plans/delivering-for-america/assets/USPS-Fact-Sheet_FCM-Service-Standard-Change.pdf
Posted by subego, on Oct 14, 2021 at 11:57 AM, in Political/War Lounge
That my fourth assumption was satisfied was an... 354,606 Views / 1,347 Replies  
That my fourth assumption was satisfied was an explicit condition of the (hypothetical) question.

As I said earlier, you are giving good and correct answers that I agree with, but they’re answers...
Posted by subego, on Oct 14, 2021 at 11:47 AM, in Political/War Lounge
“Take one capsule by mouth, two if by sea.” ... 256,527 Views / 699 Replies  
“Take one capsule by mouth, two if by sea.”


Another minor irritant. 8 hour doses. Extended release that shit.
Posted by subego, on Oct 14, 2021 at 01:40 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I’ll be charitable and say they’re trying to... 354,606 Views / 1,347 Replies  
I’ll be charitable and say they’re trying to strong-arm the person. Of course, punishment is part of that strategy.
Posted by subego, on Oct 14, 2021 at 12:24 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Good call! Googling some examples, it looks more... 256,527 Views / 699 Replies  
Good call! Googling some examples, it looks more widely spaced, and also looks like it uses less dots than Arabic.

My rough translation is “take one capsule by mouth three times daily until all...
Posted by subego, on Oct 13, 2021 at 11:36 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I only see that having an appreciable effect with... 354,606 Views / 1,347 Replies  
I only see that having an appreciable effect with 3.

1 makes it less work than normal, and they need to do the analysis for 2 and 4 with everyone, we’re just adding a variable we presumably have...
Posted by subego, on Oct 13, 2021 at 10:31 AM, in Political/War Lounge
You got it! :) 354,606 Views / 1,347 Replies  
You got it! :)
Posted by subego, on Oct 13, 2021 at 10:08 AM, in Political/War Lounge
I said this was a direct donation of a kidney,... 354,606 Views / 1,347 Replies  
I said this was a direct donation of a kidney, right?
Posted by subego, on Oct 13, 2021 at 10:02 AM, in Political/War Lounge
So, we’re having one of those disconnects we... 354,606 Views / 1,347 Replies  
So, we’re having one of those disconnects we have. :)

For example, an explicit premise of my question is the procedure isn’t a strain on resources.

You offer strain on resources as a reason to...
Posted by subego, on Oct 13, 2021 at 03:18 AM, in Political/War Lounge
London police taking 'no further action' over... 521 Views / 5 Replies  
London police taking 'no further action' over Prince Andrew review (https://amp.cnn.com/cnn/2021/10/11/uk/london-police-prince-andrew-intl-gbr/index.html)


🙈
Posted by subego, on Oct 13, 2021 at 12:21 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Definitely not Hebrew. My Googling says... 256,527 Views / 699 Replies  
Definitely not Hebrew.

My Googling says Arabic, too. More specifically, there isn’t some other script which can be easily confused for Arabic. Maybe it’s not a good font.

Here’s some Arabic I...
Posted by subego, on Oct 12, 2021 at 11:16 PM, in MacNN Lounge
If they believe the risks to others to be... 354,606 Views / 1,347 Replies  
If they believe the risks to others to be unacceptably high, then the recipient hasn’t fulfilled qualification 3 in the list.
Posted by subego, on Oct 12, 2021 at 06:40 PM, in Political/War Lounge
None I can think of. Thankfully, the supplement... 256,527 Views / 699 Replies  
None I can think of. Thankfully, the supplement was in English.

Is it Arabic? I know it looks like it, but I can’t shake the feeling it’s something else. Too wide looking.
Posted by subego, on Oct 12, 2021 at 06:36 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Wouldn’t refusing under these conditions be... 354,606 Views / 1,347 Replies  
Wouldn’t refusing under these conditions be “doing harm”?
Posted by subego, on Oct 12, 2021 at 05:48 PM, in Political/War Lounge
When this is the dosage on your prescription. ... 256,527 Views / 699 Replies  
When this is the dosage on your prescription.

https://imgur.com/KeFN3bu.jpg





Upon reflection, maybe this should have gone in Woops!
Posted by subego, on Oct 12, 2021 at 05:33 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Unfortunately, the way civil liberties work, you... 354,606 Views / 1,347 Replies  
Unfortunately, the way civil liberties work, you have to go to the mat all the time to defend utter morons, because if you don’t, the liberty isn’t there anymore when someone needs to make legitimate...
Posted by subego, on Oct 12, 2021 at 03:34 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I think this got tangled. I said if there’s... 354,606 Views / 1,347 Replies  
I think this got tangled.

I said if there’s no reasonable way to admit the recipient without an acceptable margin of safety, then it makes sense to deny the procedure. So, I’m not discounting the...
Posted by subego, on Oct 12, 2021 at 01:40 PM, in Political/War Lounge
If I’m trying to select text in a text box, say... 2,262 Views / 88 Replies  
If I’m trying to select text in a text box, say right here on this forum, there’s often some sort of overflow error and the page skates away from the text box.

Pairs nicely with the italics button...
Posted by subego, on Oct 12, 2021 at 08:41 AM, in MacNN Lounge
This is a specific, real-world case. It’s for a... 354,606 Views / 1,347 Replies  
This is a specific, real-world case. It’s for a kidney.

If there is absolutely no reasonable way for the recipient to be admitted without an acceptable margin of safety, then I can accept denying...
Posted by subego, on Oct 12, 2021 at 08:27 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Just so I’m clear, the scenario you’re talking... 354,606 Views / 1,347 Replies  
Just so I’m clear, the scenario you’re talking about is someone brings COVID into the hospital, the organ recipient catches it, and then the organ recipient spreads it to other patients? The organ...
Posted by subego, on Oct 11, 2021 at 11:18 PM, in Political/War Lounge
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