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Real Name Dan Nelson   
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Nickname Genesys
Email dnelson_1901@yahoo.com
Description Worth a million in prizes
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Signed On Apr 18, 2010, 06:51
Total Comments 230 (Novice)
User ID 55658
 
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News Comments > Gatherings & Competitions

1. Re: Gatherings & Competitions Sep 23, 2019, 20:27 Genesys
 
It took me far too long to get that one  
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News Comments > Steam Redesign Shown

5. Re: Steam Redesign Shown Jun 12, 2019, 20:37 Genesys
 
My Steam library is always set to "List" mode, so it won't affect me :)
 
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News Comments > Evening Metaverse

4. Re: Evening Metaverse May 30, 2019, 21:56 Genesys
 
Creston wrote on May 30, 2019, 21:21:
Welp, there goes Chrome's top market share. What a bunch of morons. Yes, I understand ads are your business, but guess what: NOBODY IS GOING TO WATCH ADS JUST BECAUSE YOU FUCKING WANT THEM TO, GOOGLE.

Guess I'll be on the hunt for a new browser.
Holy cow. I find it hard to believe that they'd actually kill ad blockers, but if the new Edge can install Chrome extensions, people might switch to that.
 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue

10. Re: Out of the Blue May 14, 2019, 20:10 Genesys
 
Tim Conway's Elephant Story on the Carol Burnett show  
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News Comments > Morning Mobilization

1. Re: iOS 12.3 code hints at support for more forms of mass transit May 6, 2019, 20:40 Genesys
 
No Tandem Unicycle support, no sale!  
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News Comments > Into the Black

2. Re: Into the Black Mar 27, 2019, 20:12 Genesys
 
I thought Zombieland was the Bill Murray zombie movie :)  
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News Comments > Sunday Tech Bits

9. Re: Sunday Tech Bits Mar 17, 2019, 20:12 Genesys
 
Cutter wrote on Mar 17, 2019, 12:53:
How there's no such thing as AI.
Yeah, that bugs me in all these AI articles too. There's no "intelligence" in there; it's just big data analysis. I prefer "machine learning", because that's all it's doing - scanning a huge dataset for patterns. The closest connection to human intelligence you can make for a lot of these systems is "It may have gotten the right (or an interesting) answer to this question, but the system is so complex I can't tell you how it got there", and that's not a good thing
 
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News Comments > Steam Top 10

3. Re: Steam Top 10 Mar 10, 2019, 22:36 Genesys
 
Maybe the person in charge of number 7 wheeled their desk away from the Top 10 group?  
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News Comments > Neverdark Announced

2. Re: Neverdark Announced Mar 4, 2019, 23:45 Genesys
 
Bill Borre wrote on Mar 4, 2019, 20:03:
Sounds like a ripoff of S.M. Stirling's Change series.
Could be; I was thinking about diving into that series a while back, and my searches didn't come up with any other major works with the same idea. Shouldn't it be called "Everdark", though?

On the other hand, what if they changed the concept to really be "Neverdark"? If batteries suddenly refused to run out? Free power everywhere - no more global energy companies - space launches via magnetic railgun - but the armies of every country now have access to big lasers?

 
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News Comments > February Twitch Prime Freebies

3. Re: February Twitch Prime Freebies Feb 3, 2019, 19:18 Genesys
 
I'm wondering why Pikuniku is in this list. It was available on Twitch prime a few days ago, even before the official release. It seems to be getting positive reviews; did Twitch pay them a lot of money to release it for free on Prime?
 
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News Comments > New Year's Eve Metaverse

1. Re: New Year's Eve Metaverse Dec 31, 2018, 17:22 Genesys
 
That cricket story was great :)  
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News Comments > AMD Radeon Adrenalin 2019 Drivers

2. Re: AMD Radeon Adrenalin 2019 Drivers Dec 13, 2018, 20:58 Genesys
 
Cyant wrote on Dec 13, 2018, 11:47:
Virtual Super Resolution (11)
Now supports ultra-wide 21:9 displays.

Holy Shit after many years I wasn't expecting that feature! Yes! Cant wait to try that.
On the other hand, it still doesn't support VSR on my 5:4 1280x1024 display... I don't understand why they have to whitelist each resolution individually.
 
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News Comments > Assassin's Creed Symphony Announced

2. Re: Assassin's Creed Symphony Announced Dec 3, 2018, 22:05 Genesys
 
Will it include a guy backstage to shout "Hey, Ezio!" every few minutes?  
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News Comments > Out of the Blue

1. Re: RIP Nov 25, 2018, 11:52 Genesys
 
A short clip of him playing around with cards: Ricky Jay - Card Control
 
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News Comments > Sunday Mobilization

2. Re: Sunday Mobilization Nov 18, 2018, 23:25 Genesys
 
They should have called it something other than "Nook"; that name means e-reader in my mind, and this is a standard Android tablet. Amazon initially made the same mistake with their tablets, calling them "Kindle Fire", but they soon renamed them to just "Fire".
 
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News Comments > Saturday Metaverse

2. Re: The Average User Checks Email 5.6 Hours Per Weekday Nov 10, 2018, 16:30 Genesys
 
I assume this 5.6 hours include the time spent composing and responding to emails, in which case the number sounds reasonable. It can take me a half-hour to an hour to respond to one email, depending on the amount of research done and detail I put into the reply. In fact, for some employees that do most of their communication via email, I'd expect all 8 of their work hours to be email-driven.
 
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News Comments > Morning Mobilization

11. Re: Morning Mobilization Nov 7, 2018, 19:57 Genesys
 
Capella wrote on Nov 7, 2018, 16:14:
Anyone have any luck with hiya?
Hiya works well for me, as does the AT&T Call Protect app (which uses Hiya internally). You can have it block spam or same-prefix-spoofed calls, or just label them so you can decline the call yourself.
 
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News Comments > Into the Black

5. Re: Into the Black Oct 23, 2018, 20:19 Genesys
 
Cutter wrote on Oct 22, 2018, 23:40:
There is a movie about that raid.
The Heroes of Telemark
You know it was a good raid when they get guys like Kirk Douglas and Richard Harris to play you and your squad.

R°nneberg didn't like that movie because it strayed too far from the facts. A different 6-episode miniseries was made in 2015 that's pretty good: The Heavy Water War: Stopping Hitler's Atomic Bomb.
 
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News Comments > etc.

1. Re: Neal Stephenson's Sci Fi Novel Anathem Should Be A Video Game Sep 3, 2018, 19:51 Genesys
 
My first thought was "Anathem would make a horrible fps", but then I read the article, and agree that it would make a great Wadjet Eye game.
 
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News Comments > Remastered The Bard's Tale Trilogy Kicks Off Next Week

4. Re: Remastered The Bard's Tale Trilogy Kicks Off Next Week Aug 7, 2018, 21:29 Genesys
 
I had the C64 version, too, and I remember using graph paper to map out the dungeons  
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