| O-T Lounge|| re: Do you ever question whether humans are truly evolved enough to drive? - Cs on 5/21/13 at 9:04 am|
[quote] why don't we teach them something they can really use: basic driving skills and sound decision making on the road? [/quote]
Manual operation of motor vehicles will likely be an antiquated concept within 15-20 years. ...
| Gaming Board|| re: PS4 Teaser Trailer for e3 - Cs on 5/20/13 at 10:47 am|
| Tiger Rant|| re: Is optimism for 2013 football = delusional homerism? - Cs on 5/19/13 at 11:49 pm|
[quote]if we go 9-3, i'd be very satisfied. [/quote]
While 9-3 may be a realistic outcome to the upcoming season, no LSU fan should ever be "satisfied" with such a result, regardless of personnel losses or scheduling inequities. ...
| Movie/TV Board|| re: Star Trek into Darkness: Discussion and SPOILERS thread - Cs on 5/18/13 at 11:36 am|
[quote]Me too. Khan can take a beating from Kirk and not blink, can survive a starship crashing into a friggin city but Spock can break his arm. [/quote]
Spock was dominated in the fight.
Only after Kahn had resisted 20 or so stuns was Spock able to come from behind and break his arm. ...
| Movie/TV Board|| re: Star Trek into Darkness: Discussion and SPOILERS thread - Cs on 5/18/13 at 11:34 am|
[quote]But why again was Kirk and McCoy on the ground, and why was he stealing a religious artifact?[/quote]
To lure them away from the volcano (specifically, closer to water) if their mission failed and it [i]did [/i]erupt. ...
| Movie/TV Board|| re: Star Trek into Darkness: Discussion and SPOILERS thread - Cs on 5/17/13 at 9:40 pm|
[quote]the funniest plot hole was when bones is bringing out one of the super beasts from cryo, and then is like OMG WE NEED KHAN'S BLOOD...they have a guy who is in a coma, out of cryo with plenty of veins to hit, who has plenty of super blood[/quote]
They didn't necessarily know, however, that ...
| Movie/TV Board|| re: Star Trek into Darkness: Discussion and SPOILERS thread - Cs on 5/17/13 at 12:00 am|
[quote]I don't know shite about Star Trek but I kinda wondered this. I just assumed it was like the Matrix (Spok is like a genius right) where he is just this perfect fighter who knows every martial arts ever created. [/quote]
Vulcans are trained in specific, diacritical forms of hand to hand comb...
| Movie/TV Board|| re: Star Trek into Darkness: Discussion and SPOILERS thread - Cs on 5/16/13 at 10:25 pm|
[quote] I would have preferred that the character would have done the same yet still remain that cold, emotionless being in the process - there was far too much emotion in his facial expressions, and I think it somewhat stole something from the spirit of the character. [/quote]
Vulcans are genera...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Google I/O 2013 Starting shortly - Cs on 5/15/13 at 5:00 pm|
I'm surprised we didn't see a new Nexus 7......
| O-T Lounge|| Google on the verge of launching a streaming music service akin to Spotify - Cs on 5/14/13 at 4:54 pm|
[quote]Odds are increasing that Google will give us a peek tomorrow during the Google I/O Conference at the company's new subscription music services. Google has now signed licensing deals with Universal Music Group and Sony Music Entertainment for both YouTube and Google Play, music industry source...
| Gaming Board|| re: Anyone else pre-order NCAA 14? - Cs on 5/12/13 at 1:55 am|
[quote]Anyone else pre-order NCAA 14?[/quote]
Pre-ordering NCAA 14 is akin to making dinner reservations at Pizza Hut....
| Gaming Board|| Minecraft + World of Warcraft + Legend of Zelda = Cube World - Cs on 5/8/13 at 4:29 pm|
It's a voxel based RPG with randomly generated terrian, dungeons, caves, castles, cities, etc. There are various classes and races, as well as a full crafting system for weapons and gear.
The title is temporary.
| Gaming Board|| re: RUMOR THREAD ALERT: "720 always online" rumor possibly debunked - Cs on 5/6/13 at 2:07 pm|
[quote]As for PS3:
God of War
The Last of Us
BEYOND: Two Souls
+ Deom Souls series
+ Ratchet and Clank series[/quote]
Gran Turismo, MLB: The Show...
| O-T Lounge|| re: What is a good price for a nice set of headphones? - Cs on 5/6/13 at 11:58 am|
| Movie/TV Board|| re: Iron Man 3 Discussion Thread *SPOILERS* - Cs on 5/5/13 at 9:03 pm|
[quote]Am I the only one that heard the part where Jarvis tells tony that they just got the cranes to the house to clear the ruble? That's why he couldn't get the suits any sooner than the final battle. [/quote]
You may want to talk that over with Drago, as he's under the impression that the "sui...
| Movie/TV Board|| re: Iron Man 3 Discussion Thread *SPOILERS* - Cs on 5/5/13 at 7:17 pm|
[quote]I was thinking about this the other day and I can't figure out why they didn't try to explain why no other heroes came to the side of Stark. They really left a giant hole with this little thing. They acknowledged that the Avengers existed but while Stark is getting his teeth kicked in, no one...
| Movie/TV Board|| re: Iron Man 3 Discussion Thread *SPOILERS* - Cs on 5/4/13 at 9:39 pm|
[quote]He didn't have full control over them yet. Was explained in the story. None of those suits were completely finished either, he was still tinkering with them all.[/quote]
If they weren't finished at the time of the helicopter attack, at what point did he finish them (since they were all app...
| Movie/TV Board|| re: Iron Man 3 Discussion Thread *SPOILERS* - Cs on 5/4/13 at 9:29 pm|
The film was littered with inconsistencies.
- Stark threatens a globally known terrorist, and yet, when an unknown individual approached his house (Maya), he decided to put on a [i]prototype[/i] suit that wasn't fully weaponized.
- The 3 helicopters start unleashing missiles on his house. Hi...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Google's self-driving car gathers almost 1 GB of data every second - Cs on 5/3/13 at 5:13 pm|
[quote]Yeah. Imagine how beautifully choreographed intersections will be. No lights, just cars weaving through one another, because they are all talking to each other and know where they are going.[/quote]
| O-T Lounge|| Google's self-driving car gathers almost 1 GB of data every second - Cs on 5/3/13 at 12:27 pm|
[quote]I learned this weekend at an XPrize event that Google's self-driving car gathers 750 megabytes of sensor data per SECOND! That is just mind-boggling to me. Here is a picture of what the car "sees" while it is driving and about to make a left turn. It is capturing every single thing that it se...
| Gaming Board|| re: Way Early PS4 or XBOX 720, which for you? - Cs on 5/2/13 at 11:14 pm|
[quote]And and and.... It has Minecraft baby!!!! Best Game Ever[/quote]
The Infinite isn't necessarily guaranteed to get Minecraft. Microsoft would be foolish not to make it available from day one, though.
Someone would have to rewrite the game for the Infinite's x86 based chip. If 4J is cons...
| Gaming Board|| re: Way Early PS4 or XBOX 720, which for you? - Cs on 5/2/13 at 3:15 pm|
It's going to be interesting to compare the launch lineup between the PS4 and the Infinity/Infinite. With similar specs and similar features, it really is going to come down to games. Specifically, exclusive games.
While I'll likely get both systems eventually, the system with the better launch ...
| Gaming Board|| A massive amount of new information regarding GTA V - Cs on 5/2/13 at 11:57 am|
[quote]Remember the modest [b]car customization[/b] found in San Andreas? Well, apparently that feature is coming back with a vengeance in GTAV. Rockstar promises that Pay-n-Spray shops will not simply be used for a quick change of paint in order to evade the cops. Of course, you can still do that i...
| Gaming Board|| re: Way Early PS4 or XBOX 720, which for you? - Cs on 5/2/13 at 11:35 am|
[link=(http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uQXN3Azvq9E)]Dualshock 4 video. [/link]
It seems the most welcomed addition to the DS4 is the fact that it will have a stereo headphone jack. ...
| Gaming Board|| re: Way Early PS4 or XBOX 720, which for you? - Cs on 5/2/13 at 11:23 am|
I'm sure most companies operate in a similar manner.
The "6 months behind" on content was a bit startling to read, though. ...
| Gaming Board|| re: Way Early PS4 or XBOX 720, which for you? - Cs on 5/2/13 at 11:17 am|
Looks like the rumor originated on Kotaku, which also mentioned (in the same article)...
[quote]A reliable source—one who was not part of our reporting about the Respawn game—tells us that Microsoft is as much as six months behind in producing content for the new console, despite an expected late...
| Gaming Board|| re: 3 new GTA V trailers have been released. - Cs on 4/30/13 at 10:30 am|
[quote]these are the 3 main characters i presume? can we play as all 3?[/quote]
| Gaming Board|| 3 new GTA V trailers have been released. - Cs on 4/30/13 at 10:16 am|
(Previously released - [link=(http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QkkoHA...
| Gaming Board|| re: New video detailing "IllumiRoom", a table top projector for the next Xbox - Cs on 4/29/13 at 4:18 pm|
[quote]Rumors are coming out today that this will be on the 720. They didn't specify if it was a separate purchase, although I imagine that is a safe assumption. [/quote]
I doubt we'll see it at launch. I imagine it will be introduced as a separate peripheral for the Infinity ~2 years from now, m...
| Gaming Board|| New video detailing "IllumiRoom", a table top projector for the next Xbox - Cs on 4/29/13 at 3:41 pm|
[quote]Shortly after Microsoft's first unveiling of IllumiRoom, we speculated that it was connected to the company's next-generation Xbox and could be similar to Project Natal—the original codename for Kinect....