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May 20 2021: Daily average 27k new cases ... 474,820 Views / 1,599 Replies  
May 20 2021: Daily average 27k new cases

May 20 2022: Daily average 108k new cases

Neat....
Posted by MacNNFamous, on May 23, 2022 at 05:07 PM, in Political/War Lounge
That was basically the question that got me... 426 Views / 14 Replies  
That was basically the question that got me banned and links to anything I do blocked. Fucking retarded.

What I really don't understand is that, again, the userbase LIKED it. I wasn't...
Posted by MacNNFamous, on May 23, 2022 at 02:45 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Yeah, nope. I use a VPN and am cagey about... 426 Views / 14 Replies  
Yeah, nope. I use a VPN and am cagey about personal info.

ORIGINALLY, I had a fairly public account several years old with over 15k of Karma mainly from contributions and comments in /r/cars. ...
Posted by MacNNFamous, on May 23, 2022 at 11:44 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I just don't get how they can delete an account... 426 Views / 14 Replies  
I just don't get how they can delete an account when you didn't break any of their rules. If they can just selectively ban you because they don't like what you said, what is the point of even having...
Posted by MacNNFamous, on May 21, 2022 at 02:00 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Reddit Admins & The Internet Going Soft 426 Views / 14 Replies  
Man, this may be shocking to some of you, but I get banned on reddit ALL THE TIME. I don't get it.

Last time, account was 4 months old, lots of karma, and some anti-vaxxer starts arguing with...
Posted by MacNNFamous, on May 20, 2022 at 06:57 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Wtb: 14" m1 mbp 214 Views / 0 Replies  
Let me know if you have one....
Posted by MacNNFamous, on May 20, 2022 at 11:26 AM, in Marketplace
"Can't" = "Let's not so we can gouge consumers... 3,785 Views / 64 Replies  
"Can't" = "Let's not so we can gouge consumers and rake in record profits"
Posted by MacNNFamous, on May 20, 2022 at 10:52 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I don't get why it's going up now... it's more... 3,785 Views / 64 Replies  
I don't get why it's going up now... it's more than it was 3-4 weeks ago and I am not understanding the reason.
Posted by MacNNFamous, on May 18, 2022 at 02:05 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I still own a lot of TSLA, but man did it tank... 517 Views / 14 Replies  
I still own a lot of TSLA, but man did it tank hard recently
Posted by MacNNFamous, on May 16, 2022 at 09:52 AM, in MacNN Lounge
They never were here in Wisco. Basketball... 474,820 Views / 1,599 Replies  
They never were here in Wisco. Basketball stadiums, sold out, no masks. Summerfest, no masks, no distancing. Society has said they don't give a shit if they kill my girlfriend, so I no longer...
Posted by MacNNFamous, on May 15, 2022 at 07:09 PM, in Political/War Lounge
M1 MB Air: Flakey Card Reader, doesn't show up most of the time 460 Views / 1 Replies  
Okay brand new M1 Air, apple USB dongle purchased in the store, and a card reader w go pro micro SDs I've been using for years on my mac pro. I plug it in and.... nothing. Like most of the time....
Posted by MacNNFamous, on May 13, 2022 at 10:24 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I gave up, and traded it in on a new Macbook Air... 3,599 Views / 6 Replies  
I gave up, and traded it in on a new Macbook Air with the M1. They gave me $200 for it. Not bad really, I think it was from 2015.
Posted by MacNNFamous, on May 13, 2022 at 10:21 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Interesting. ... 474,820 Views / 1,599 Replies  
Interesting.

https://twitter.com/wsbgnl/status/1524929252465909762

Yesterday we had 161k postivie cases.... at this time last year, we had 35k cases. This is not even the real number, as most...
Posted by MacNNFamous, on May 13, 2022 at 01:15 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I bought $3000 worth in 2000 or so. Released... 517 Views / 14 Replies  
I bought $3000 worth in 2000 or so.

Released titanium powerbook. Didn't move.

Released iPod. Didn't move.

Release OSX. Didn't move.

Didn't do shit for years, sold at $27/share,...
Posted by MacNNFamous, on May 13, 2022 at 01:11 PM, in MacNN Lounge
The iPod makes me think of buying Apple stock... 517 Views / 14 Replies  
The iPod makes me think of buying Apple stock before OSX for like $13/share.
Posted by MacNNFamous, on May 12, 2022 at 03:23 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I feel exactly the same. For now. But the... 403 Views / 3 Replies  
I feel exactly the same. For now. But the number keep going up so I'm doing dumb shit with money lately. You can't take it with you.
Posted by MacNNFamous, on May 11, 2022 at 04:57 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Cream and sugar are fine but your coffee has to... 112,664 Views / 314 Replies  
Cream and sugar are fine but your coffee has to be smooth/good enough to go solo.
Posted by MacNNFamous, on Apr 17, 2022 at 12:40 PM, in MacNN Lounge
https://c.tenor.com/HKWILdtiytsAAAAC/bet-bet-on-bl... 112,664 Views / 314 Replies  
https://c.tenor.com/HKWILdtiytsAAAAC/bet-bet-on-black.gif
Posted by MacNNFamous, on Apr 16, 2022 at 12:33 PM, in MacNN Lounge
yeah same here I haven't used icloud ever, but... 16,250 Views / 191 Replies  
yeah same here I haven't used icloud ever, but now it's constant pop ups that I'm out of space.
Posted by MacNNFamous, on Apr 14, 2022 at 01:27 PM, in MacNN Lounge
https://m.media-amazon.com/images/I/41t7PC1z9CL._A... 3,785 Views / 64 Replies  
https://m.media-amazon.com/images/I/41t7PC1z9CL._AC_.jpg
Posted by MacNNFamous, on Apr 14, 2022 at 01:26 PM, in MacNN Lounge
3.80ish here. Not really a big deal. When it... 3,785 Views / 64 Replies  
3.80ish here. Not really a big deal. When it was $4 a gallon in 2009, that was a big deal. Adjusted for inflation, that's $5.30+. $4/gallon here is not that high imho.
Posted by MacNNFamous, on Apr 12, 2022 at 11:57 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Mounted up my exhaust... ... 917,019 Views / 1,389 Replies  
Mounted up my exhaust...

https://i.imgur.com/uam014r.jpg?1

Engine is pretty much ready to be installed...

https://i.imgur.com/lxMbown.jpeg

If I can figure out how to get it off the the...
Posted by MacNNFamous, on Mar 31, 2022 at 10:53 AM, in MacNN Lounge
The snozberries taste like snozberries 1,419 Views / 2 Replies  
The snozberries taste like snozberries
Posted by MacNNFamous, on Mar 20, 2022 at 02:01 AM, in MacNN Lounge
^ DING I've been at home for 2 years.... ... 1,533 Views / 17 Replies  
^ DING

I've been at home for 2 years.... I'm basically going to tell them I'm not in this time zone over winter.
Posted by MacNNFamous, on Mar 20, 2022 at 01:55 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Depends on the city. In madison, lake front... 1,533 Views / 17 Replies  
Depends on the city. In madison, lake front property is typically 750k+. In other areas of the state, you can get it for $200-400k.... but those same homes were maybe 120-200k not even 10 years...
Posted by MacNNFamous, on Mar 19, 2022 at 02:39 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Nah, I'm not touching my 401k. I think. For... 1,533 Views / 17 Replies  
Nah, I'm not touching my 401k. I think. For now anyway.

It's just.... if I look how much I have into it, and I put that money in the right lakefront house.... seems like it would be...
Posted by MacNNFamous, on Mar 19, 2022 at 12:32 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Well. I'm not cashing out my 401k, but I'm... 1,533 Views / 17 Replies  
Well. I'm not cashing out my 401k, but I'm yolo'ing it on refinancing my place to afford some land. Fuck it. Land only goes up if its' in a dope area.
Posted by MacNNFamous, on Mar 18, 2022 at 03:54 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Yeah, 10% hit. But like... if you buy something... 1,533 Views / 17 Replies  
Yeah, 10% hit. But like... if you buy something that appreciates more than 10%.... well.... is it dumb? idfk.
Posted by MacNNFamous, on Mar 17, 2022 at 09:11 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Yeah... like... I know it's really dumb, it is... 1,533 Views / 17 Replies  
Yeah... like... I know it's really dumb, it is generally accepted knoweldge that cashing out a 401k before you retire is a terrible idea... ... but then i'm looking at numbers.... and.... I'm not...
Posted by MacNNFamous, on Mar 17, 2022 at 05:53 PM, in MacNN Lounge
According to youtube, yes. 16,250 Views / 191 Replies  
According to youtube, yes.
Posted by MacNNFamous, on Mar 17, 2022 at 02:06 PM, in MacNN Lounge
About as niche as video editing above 1080, yes. 16,250 Views / 191 Replies  
About as niche as video editing above 1080, yes.
Posted by MacNNFamous, on Mar 17, 2022 at 09:07 AM, in MacNN Lounge
401k vs vacation home 1,533 Views / 17 Replies  
so my 401k took a massive shit.

I've also been looking at vacation property, in a desirable area. The more I look, the more I'm astounded at the increase in prices; I see stuff listed for 1000%,...
Posted by MacNNFamous, on Mar 16, 2022 at 10:28 PM, in MacNN Lounge
How would you use VR on a smart phone? 16,250 Views / 191 Replies  
How would you use VR on a smart phone?
Posted by MacNNFamous, on Mar 16, 2022 at 08:58 PM, in MacNN Lounge
4K Represents a Tiny Slice of the Market ... 16,250 Views / 191 Replies  
4K Represents a Tiny Slice of the Market
Finding concrete statistics on 4K as it pertains to YouTube is not easy. What we can safely say is that only a tiny share of computer users online have their...
Posted by MacNNFamous, on Mar 16, 2022 at 11:15 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Video editing, esp at high res, is niche as fuck.... 16,250 Views / 191 Replies  
Video editing, esp at high res, is niche as fuck. Most content viewed on youtube is viewed on a phone screen, something like 70-80% last time I checked.
Posted by MacNNFamous, on Mar 15, 2022 at 05:33 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I mean.... editing 4k video is pretty niche too. ... 16,250 Views / 191 Replies  
I mean.... editing 4k video is pretty niche too. But apple goes after that...
Posted by MacNNFamous, on Mar 15, 2022 at 02:40 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Yes. Why. Boomers. "We've done this same... 16,250 Views / 191 Replies  
Yes. Why. Boomers.

"We've done this same thing for 50 years why would we do it different?"

Today the whole clay process is pretty fake and artificial; the model is done in CAD first, then...
Posted by MacNNFamous, on Mar 14, 2022 at 04:59 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I've covered this. Like 3 times. And given my... 16,250 Views / 191 Replies  
I've covered this. Like 3 times. And given my opinion on it.
Posted by MacNNFamous, on Mar 14, 2022 at 02:32 PM, in MacNN Lounge
... places are using VR. The big 3 are using... 16,250 Views / 191 Replies  
... places are using VR. The big 3 are using VR. My company isn't yet.

You cannot simulate production defects in software..... we basically just use design intent models to compare first...
Posted by MacNNFamous, on Mar 14, 2022 at 09:48 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Yes it is. Also, this isn't just about... 16,250 Views / 191 Replies  
Yes it is.

Also, this isn't just about vehicles.
Posted by MacNNFamous, on Mar 13, 2022 at 01:35 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Digital surfaces are literally perfect. Any... 16,250 Views / 191 Replies  
Digital surfaces are literally perfect. Any texture/shader you want, instantly.

Mass production = compromises and tolerance stackups, some suppliers only do certain textures, certain finishes...
Posted by MacNNFamous, on Mar 13, 2022 at 01:30 PM, in MacNN Lounge
It's just an old school way of doing it. Clay... 16,250 Views / 191 Replies  
It's just an old school way of doing it. Clay modeling has been around forever, so they keep doing it, and the executives don't want to strap on VR googles. You can see a nurbs model in any...
Posted by MacNNFamous, on Mar 13, 2022 at 12:51 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I didn't say prototypes. I'd rather have 50... 16,250 Views / 191 Replies  
I didn't say prototypes. I'd rather have 50 prototypes and no appearance model and VR than 5 prototypes and a $60k paperweight that doesn't do anything.

Clay sculpting is neat, but it's almost...
Posted by MacNNFamous, on Mar 12, 2022 at 04:57 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I don't see the value in it. An appearance... 16,250 Views / 191 Replies  
I don't see the value in it. An appearance model is nice and all, but it's generally either billet aluminum or cut from REN foam and then finished with automotive techniques/paints, and it gets...
Posted by MacNNFamous, on Mar 12, 2022 at 02:10 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I'm a product designer. Right now we spend... ... 16,250 Views / 191 Replies  
I'm a product designer. Right now we spend... $20-60,000 per appearance model, and we have to be in person to review them. VR would be cheaper and allow group reviews from any location, and we...
Posted by MacNNFamous, on Mar 12, 2022 at 01:18 PM, in MacNN Lounge
So big question for Mac Studio.... you guys think... 16,250 Views / 191 Replies  
So big question for Mac Studio.... you guys think it's VR capable? I don't game much anymore, but VR is pretty much the only thing I'd be wanting for a heavy GPU usage, and with the lack of external...
Posted by MacNNFamous, on Mar 11, 2022 at 06:48 PM, in MacNN Lounge
What?! That's stupid. What is the point of... 16,250 Views / 191 Replies  
What?! That's stupid. What is the point of bringing a feature like that to market if you don't continue it on your newest products?!
Posted by MacNNFamous, on Mar 10, 2022 at 01:42 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Yeah, that is true, def a law of diminishing... 16,250 Views / 191 Replies  
Yeah, that is true, def a law of diminishing returns these days.... that said tho, for editing video it sounds like this thing is going to be pretty future proof, and energy efficient.
Posted by MacNNFamous, on Mar 9, 2022 at 07:11 PM, in MacNN Lounge
the iMac pro was 4-6k.... so this seems like an... 1,100 Views / 5 Replies  
the iMac pro was 4-6k.... so this seems like an absolute STEAL, and a huge bargain. I'm getting one, idk when yet. But it's happening.
Posted by MacNNFamous, on Mar 9, 2022 at 01:55 PM, in Mac Desktops
Yeah.... it's amazing. I'm honestly not even... 16,250 Views / 191 Replies  
Yeah.... it's amazing. I'm honestly not even sure how to feel right now. This is basically what we have been asking for, for DECADES (to be faiirrrrr, I think the official ask was a mac pro, but...
Posted by MacNNFamous, on Mar 9, 2022 at 01:27 PM, in MacNN Lounge
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