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The price of personal freedom is that you need to... 357,197 Views / 1,367 Replies  
The price of personal freedom is that you need to take responsibility for the consequences of your actions. I don’t just mean personal risk, but also others not reacting the way you want them to to...
Posted by OreoCookie, on Oct 21, 2021 at 03:15 AM, in Political/War Lounge
If I had to choose now, it’d be tough. Overall, I... 383 Views / 16 Replies  
If I had to choose now, it’d be tough. Overall, I have rocked a 13” for many years. It was a great compromise of size, screen estate and power. And now that comes at no sacrifice of power. On the...
Posted by OreoCookie, on Oct 21, 2021 at 01:59 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I think you can run x86 Windows via Parallels (... 383 Views / 16 Replies  
I think you can run x86 Windows via Parallels ( https://www.zdnet.com/article/how-to-run-intel-windows-apps-on-an-m1-mac/). Or do you need to boot into Windows?
Posted by OreoCookie, on Oct 20, 2021 at 06:32 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Yes. In my experience, it also stabilizes... 309 Views / 14 Replies  
Yes.

In my experience, it also stabilizes the retention clip thingy: when cables are cheap, the plastic of this retention clip is thin and the retention force tends to be small. Pressing it a few...
Posted by OreoCookie, on Oct 20, 2021 at 02:09 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Yes, but quality ≠ specs. One issue I have with... 309 Views / 14 Replies  
Yes, but quality ≠ specs. One issue I have with cheaper cables is that the retention clip that secures the ethernet jack in the ethernet port is prone to breaking or weakening. That then results in...
Posted by OreoCookie, on Oct 19, 2021 at 10:07 PM, in MacNN Lounge
None of them matter if you view it through the... 357,197 Views / 1,367 Replies  
None of them matter if you view it through the lens of prioritizing your liberty. I'm not saying this is the only lens to view this through, but you brought it up, and I think it is worth exploring. ...
Posted by OreoCookie, on Oct 19, 2021 at 09:43 PM, in Political/War Lounge
It's a pity that I missed my anniversary … But it... 429 Views / 21 Replies  
It's a pity that I missed my anniversary … But it is amazing to think that when I first joined, I was in my second year of university … 
Posted by OreoCookie, on Oct 19, 2021 at 09:23 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Yes, like Glenn said, a switch will do that, and... 309 Views / 14 Replies  
Yes, like Glenn said, a switch will do that, and gigabit switches are cheap these days. Make sure to get a quality cable, though.
Posted by OreoCookie, on Oct 19, 2021 at 09:22 PM, in MacNN Lounge
There are plenty of stakeholders, I can think of... 357,197 Views / 1,367 Replies  
There are plenty of stakeholders, I can think of off the top of my head, e. g. hospitals (as an organization), hospital staff (doctors, nurses, X-ray techs, etc.), other potential patients, people...
Posted by OreoCookie, on Oct 19, 2021 at 09:18 PM, in Political/War Lounge
In any case, if your machine of choice is that of... 383 Views / 16 Replies  
In any case, if your machine of choice is that of a MacBook Air-type form factor, I’d wait for the next version of the Air, which I reckon will feature a new design and an M2.
Posted by OreoCookie, on Oct 19, 2021 at 07:36 PM, in MacNN Lounge
That sounds to me like you want to have your cake... 357,197 Views / 1,367 Replies  
That sounds to me like you want to have your cake and eat it, too. You want others to do something they don’t want to do.

When you prioritize personal liberty, i. e. you prioritize yourself, you...
Posted by OreoCookie, on Oct 19, 2021 at 07:23 PM, in Political/War Lounge
One more tidbit: the memory bandwidth of the M1... 383 Views / 16 Replies  
One more tidbit: the memory bandwidth of the M1 Max, 400 GB/s, is staggering: Intel’s latest desktop CPU Rocket Lake has 50 GB/s...
Posted by OreoCookie, on Oct 19, 2021 at 09:12 AM, in MacNN Lounge
New MacBook Pros 383 Views / 16 Replies  
Alright, who here is excited about the new MacBook Pros? I wish I could justify to myself to get one at work (I have the money and I am really unhappy with my 16” battery life … but still, I got that...
Posted by OreoCookie, on Oct 19, 2021 at 08:50 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I thought libertarians were big on personal... 357,197 Views / 1,367 Replies  
I thought libertarians were big on personal responsibility? Personal responsibility also means to me that you have to accept the consequences of your actions.

If you are not taking personal...
Posted by OreoCookie, on Oct 19, 2021 at 03:23 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Yes, and there are other layers to it, as well.... 357,197 Views / 1,367 Replies  
Yes, and there are other layers to it, as well. For example, a former colleague of my mothers is a long-term anorexic and because of that her kidney function is insufficient. She has to go to...
Posted by OreoCookie, on Oct 18, 2021 at 11:31 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Before I answer: what is “the procedure” for you?... 357,197 Views / 1,367 Replies  
Before I answer: what is “the procedure” for you? Is it only the transplant surgery? Or do you include any follow-up treatment as well, including risks incurred down the road?
Posted by OreoCookie, on Oct 18, 2021 at 01:30 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Yes, and that was exactly what I was focussing on... 357,197 Views / 1,367 Replies  
Yes, and that was exactly what I was focussing on in my previous posts, no?

The only thing I'd add is that you again only focus on the individual and forget about others. Hospitals and staff who...
Posted by OreoCookie, on Oct 17, 2021 at 08:07 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Have they been vaccinated at least? 357,197 Views / 1,367 Replies  
Have they been vaccinated at least?
Posted by OreoCookie, on Oct 16, 2021 at 09:56 PM, in Political/War Lounge
In my mind I have done exactly that: I have... 357,197 Views / 1,367 Replies  
In my mind I have done exactly that: I have ignored risks during the transplant procedure, the surgery. That’s how I interpreted your sentence that I should “pretend the procedure is safe by an...
Posted by OreoCookie, on Oct 16, 2021 at 09:55 PM, in Political/War Lounge
AFAIK you get kicked off if they catch you... 357,197 Views / 1,367 Replies  
AFAIK you get kicked off if they catch you drinking alcohol. And stories like this one (...
Posted by OreoCookie, on Oct 16, 2021 at 08:28 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Given that Pfizer/BioNTech seems to have the... 357,197 Views / 1,367 Replies  
Given that Pfizer/BioNTech seems to have the performed trials and intends to ask for approval for use in children 5–11 soon...
Posted by OreoCookie, on Oct 15, 2021 at 01:21 AM, in Political/War Lounge
I don't see why this is supposed to be limited to... 357,197 Views / 1,367 Replies  
I don't see why this is supposed to be limited to transplants via waiting lists. Not following essential parts of treatments (selectively or as a whole) is a significant factor no matter how you get...
Posted by OreoCookie, on Oct 15, 2021 at 01:16 AM, in Political/War Lounge
That is an important point that becomes more... 357,197 Views / 1,367 Replies  
That is an important point that becomes more relevant when Covid has become endemic: if getting vaccinated is part of the treatment plan and people partially refuse it, it is a difficult ethical...
Posted by OreoCookie, on Oct 14, 2021 at 08:03 PM, in Political/War Lounge
This was in response to you writing that the... 357,197 Views / 1,367 Replies  
This was in response to you writing that the vaccine requirement was to strongarm people into getting their shot, and that one of the motivations was punishment. Inferring people’s motivations from...
Posted by OreoCookie, on Oct 14, 2021 at 07:43 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I don’t see any evidence of that. The simpler... 357,197 Views / 1,367 Replies  
I don’t see any evidence of that.
The simpler explanation is that in reality your fourth assumption is not satisfied, in the middle of a pandemic people who choose not to get the Covid vaccine do...
Posted by OreoCookie, on Oct 14, 2021 at 05:40 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Yes, I know. But triage is also practiced in case... 357,197 Views / 1,367 Replies  
Yes, I know. But triage is also practiced in case the need calls for it (e. g. a mass casualty event or a pandemic), so this isn’t really unusual, it is just that global pandemics on this scale...
Posted by OreoCookie, on Oct 13, 2021 at 07:30 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Sure, but then I'd say the case under... 357,197 Views / 1,367 Replies  
Sure, but then I'd say the case under consideration here as it probably violates your fourth assumption (no overstrain on the system).

Clearly, if the health care system could accommodate these...
Posted by OreoCookie, on Oct 13, 2021 at 04:49 AM, in Political/War Lounge
When I saw the thread title, I immediately... 627 Views / 5 Replies  
When I saw the thread title, I immediately thought of the “big scandal” of the Japanese Princess Mako marrying a “commoner”...
Posted by OreoCookie, on Oct 13, 2021 at 01:44 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Again, I think you are focussing too much on the... 357,197 Views / 1,367 Replies  
Again, I think you are focussing too much on the personal situation. Let me give you an analog from the story. Japan has had pandemic measures in place before Covid-19. Their policy was that every...
Posted by OreoCookie, on Oct 12, 2021 at 09:42 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Yes, that's one of the scenarios. My larger point... 357,197 Views / 1,367 Replies  
Yes, that's one of the scenarios. My larger point is that you were just focussing on personal risk and personal reward rather including the impact on the community, the health care system and society...
Posted by OreoCookie, on Oct 12, 2021 at 04:38 AM, in Political/War Lounge
You are just accounting for the risk for... 357,197 Views / 1,367 Replies  
You are just accounting for the risk for individuals.
But you have to consider also the risk to other patients: when my mom was doing chemo, she was tested for Covid twice before entering. (My mom...
Posted by OreoCookie, on Oct 11, 2021 at 10:43 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Yes, that’s the thing: the chance that people... 357,197 Views / 1,367 Replies  
Yes, that’s the thing: the chance that people will get Covid in their lifetimes is nigh 100 % — unless they are dying of something else in the meantime. People are afforded the highest protection is...
Posted by OreoCookie, on Oct 11, 2021 at 07:32 PM, in Political/War Lounge
@Laminar Youtube is pulling the same stunts,... 1,354,925 Views / 3,055 Replies  
@Laminar
Youtube is pulling the same stunts, too. Many of their shorts (which I have never watched voluntarily) feature scantily clad women. Ew.
Posted by OreoCookie, on Oct 7, 2021 at 07:26 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I'm so happy to hear I am not the only weirdo who... 2,594 Views / 90 Replies  
I'm so happy to hear I am not the only weirdo who liked 3D Touch. I thought it was pretty sweet to have a second mode and unlike long presses I never triggered them accidentally.
Posted by OreoCookie, on Oct 7, 2021 at 08:54 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I think that attitude is way too black and white,... 1,354,925 Views / 3,055 Replies  
I think that attitude is way too black and white, and sets a standard nobody can really fulfill. If you are a quality control manager for the interior at VW, are you complicit in the dieselgate...
Posted by OreoCookie, on Oct 5, 2021 at 08:10 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I think many companies have made morally... 1,354,925 Views / 3,055 Replies  
I think many companies have made morally questionable decisions, yet I would not ask someone why they worked for VW, whose leadership committed criminal fraud on a multibillion Euro level (and that's...
Posted by OreoCookie, on Oct 5, 2021 at 05:11 AM, in Political/War Lounge
By the way, Apple has a pleasant surprise for us... 2,594 Views / 90 Replies  
By the way, Apple has a pleasant surprise for us in store, Apple has undersold the capabilities of the A15...
Posted by OreoCookie, on Oct 5, 2021 at 04:05 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Why? I really don’t understand your strong... 1,354,925 Views / 3,055 Replies  
Why? I really don’t understand your strong attitude here. As a scientist, I like when people change their minds given new evidence — and morally, I like that they then act accordingly. I don’t like...
Posted by OreoCookie, on Oct 5, 2021 at 01:41 AM, in Political/War Lounge
I think we should be more graceful with people. I... 1,354,925 Views / 3,055 Replies  
I think we should be more graceful with people. I would never hold it against people for doing the right thing even if they were initially wrong or naïve. So I wouldn’t be dismissive and simply say...
Posted by OreoCookie, on Oct 5, 2021 at 01:16 AM, in Political/War Lounge
The story was great. Everybody is dunking on the... 598 Views / 3 Replies  
The story was great. Everybody is dunking on the regulars and bartenders, for how could they have missed a star this big? But I am sure Mick Jagger was relieved to be a normal person for a night....
Posted by OreoCookie, on Oct 1, 2021 at 08:31 PM, in MacNN Lounge
JMS claimed that Babylon 5 is being rebooted... 107,672 Views / 393 Replies  
JMS claimed that Babylon 5 is being rebooted (https://www.ign.com/articles/babylon-5-reboot-blend-new-ideas-westworld-battlestar-galactica). Holy mackerel, if this is true I will be beyond thrilled....
Posted by OreoCookie, on Sep 29, 2021 at 09:09 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I‘ve watched the first two episodes of... 107,672 Views / 393 Replies  
I‘ve watched the first two episodes of Foundation, and the cinematography is absolutely breath-taking. I can‘t speak too much of the story yet. There are a lot of moving pieces and I don‘t know if...
Posted by OreoCookie, on Sep 26, 2021 at 07:04 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Since a lot of people (myself included) have... 2,594 Views / 90 Replies  
Since a lot of people (myself included) have complained a bit about iOS 15 and iPad OS 15, here are a few things I like:

- I really like the new UI for incoming calls: really nice, clean, clear,...
Posted by OreoCookie, on Sep 25, 2021 at 03:59 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I thought the setting only allows me to put the... 2,594 Views / 90 Replies  
I thought the setting only allows me to put the address back back at the top. Does it also change the tab navigation screen where you flip through cards rather than have two cards put flatly on a...
Posted by OreoCookie, on Sep 22, 2021 at 01:04 AM, in MacNN Lounge
So far things are fine. Music got a bit slow on... 2,594 Views / 90 Replies  
So far things are fine. Music got a bit slow on my iPhone 7, a cold launch took way too long. But apart from that it feels alright. I really like Safari on my iPhone, the address bar on the bottom is...
Posted by OreoCookie, on Sep 21, 2021 at 11:28 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Nice! I currently have an Elite Volano, but the... 2,594 Views / 90 Replies  
Nice! I currently have an Elite Volano, but the bearings died. It is a dumb trainer, but I have a power meter (a Quark DZero) on my bike, so that combo worked great. Until the bearings died a least....
Posted by OreoCookie, on Sep 20, 2021 at 11:26 PM, in MacNN Lounge
The other thing are costs that we will only see... 357,197 Views / 1,367 Replies  
The other thing are costs that we will only see in decades, e. g. the cost that school children are missing out on school. They (and the parents of those children) have sacrificed to buy society time...
Posted by OreoCookie, on Sep 20, 2021 at 09:44 PM, in Political/War Lounge
The new Safari on the iPad is not as good. And I... 2,594 Views / 90 Replies  
The new Safari on the iPad is not as good. And I just deactivated the option that it takes the color of the tab bar from the web page.

Also, I won’t be getting a new Apple Watch this year after...
Posted by OreoCookie, on Sep 20, 2021 at 09:41 PM, in MacNN Lounge
The outstanding feature is that AirPods Pros have... 797 Views / 2 Replies  
The outstanding feature is that AirPods Pros have is active noise cancellation, which works really well. On the negative side, they plug up your ears which many people don’t like. My wife doesn’t...
Posted by OreoCookie, on Sep 17, 2021 at 09:27 PM, in MacNN Lounge
That’s not how it works. Insurances don’t spread... 3,896 Views / 91 Replies  
That’s not how it works. Insurances don’t spread the risk of a single person across a single person’s lifetime, they spread the risks over an entire population. You can know how many people per...
Posted by OreoCookie, on Sep 17, 2021 at 09:20 PM, in MacNN Lounge
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