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re: Microsoft Edge vs Google Chrome - Korkstand
[quote]I believe Firefox 52 is disabling plug-ins[/quote] Nah, they're just removing support for the very old type of plugins. They announced this a couple years ago, most modern plugins will likely still work. ...
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re: Microsoft Edge vs Google Chrome - Korkstand
[quote]Edge for video/media because it's true 1080p/60fps, the others are capped at 720p[/quote] I don't think that's true for all video. I think it has to do with DRM standards (or non-standards). ...
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re: Sessions Rescinds Obama Order on Private Prisons - Korkstand
[quote]Is there some third option that no one else on the planet is aware of? Of course you were advocating for public prisons. And your initial argument is unpersuasive because both systems share the same characteristic. [/quote] Sure I'm advocating public prisons, because at least we can attempt t...
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re: Microsoft Edge vs Google Chrome - Korkstand
[quote]I have said this a number of times but there is significant need for some non-political players/competition in the tech industry. [/quote] I only notice google being political when it affects their business. [quote]Conservatives are basically forced to support through their patronage the lib...
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re: Sessions Rescinds Obama Order on Private Prisons - Korkstand
[quote]What's not to get? Your initial argument was that private prisons were wrong because their revenue is not dependent on the end product. I pointed out that your alternative - public prisons - share the exact same characteristic, namely that their revenue does not depend on the end result.[...
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re: Sessions Rescinds Obama Order on Private Prisons - Korkstand
[quote]So public prisons get increased revenue based on the quality of ex-inmate released? [/quote]No, you just don't get it. Funding should be based on need. [quote]So the point you tried to make against private prisons fails in terms of persuasion because the result is the exact same for its opp...
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re: Sessions Rescinds Obama Order on Private Prisons - Korkstand
[quote]How would this change under public prisons? Does the quality of their product impact revenue? [/quote] It changes entirely. I know public prisons aren't perfect, far from it. But it is obvious that profit motives should not be a thing in the case of prisons. There are literally zero things y...
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re: Sessions Rescinds Obama Order on Private Prisons - Korkstand
[quote]There are some valid criticisms of privately-run prisons. Direct cost efficiency is not one of them. [/quote] Yeah, it's easy to control expenses when the quality of your product has zero impact on revenue. ...
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re: Sessions Rescinds Obama Order on Private Prisons - Korkstand
[quote]Affect is a verb. Effect is a noun.[/quote]Yes, but when it means 'to bring about', it's correct to use effect. ...
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re: Microsoft Edge vs Google Chrome - Korkstand
[quote]I don't care for Google's political agenda so I stay away from their products as much as possible.[/quote] Good luck...
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re: Microsoft Edge vs Google Chrome - Korkstand
[quote]Edge uses way less resources. [/quote]I see a lot of people reporting the opposite, but it's not really a good metric anyway. Higher memory use can be a good thing....
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re: Microsoft Edge vs Google Chrome - Korkstand
[quote]Those are ads from microsoft for a microsoft product in a microsoft product.[/quote]Yo dawg.....
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re: Sessions Rescinds Obama Order on Private Prisons - Korkstand
[quote]Do not break the fricking law and you are not affected[/quote]Private prisons affect all of us. Their "customers" don't pay for their services, we do. And corporations seek to grow revenue, always. Which means all of us non-law-breakers will keep paying more and more. It's really fricking s...
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re: Sessions Rescinds Obama Order on Private Prisons - Korkstand
[quote][b]AFFECT[/b] CHANGE[/quote][quote]PS- helped you out on the verbiage there[/quote]No, he was right. It's 'effect change'....
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re: Tesla.....Tech vs Financial Realities.....Discuss The Investment Thesis - Korkstand
[quote]revenue up 88% YoY but its gotta take a breather at some point....right?[/quote]:lol: :dunno: I will say Tesla is building quite the 'ecosystem', if we're still comparing them to Apple. Those solar shingles look damned fine, and I can see a lot of new construction at least considering it. ...
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re: Made in the USA. Is it possible to bring back manufacturing jobs? - Korkstand
[quote]No, I mean cut corporate taxes across the board for everyone. Would companies be able to compete cost-wise in the US if corporate taxes were much lower, less regulations that costs them, and less transportation costs to manufacture in the US versus abroad?[/quote]Oh, well the answer to th...
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re: Made in the USA. Is it possible to bring back manufacturing jobs? - Korkstand
[quote]That's what I'm asking. I don't see labor costs decreasing in the US, but, can it be offset by decreasing taxes, regulations, and lower transportation costs?[/quote]I don't think so. First, I don't think the transportation costs are very significant. I don't have any hard figures, but the...
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re: Made in the USA. Is it possible to bring back manufacturing jobs? - Korkstand
[quote]Can a large reduction in corporate taxes offset the labor costs in the US, versus labor costs and the transportation costs of manufacturing abroad? [/quote]I assume you mean should we lower corporate taxes on the condition that jobs are brought home? It couldn't work that way (because some bu...
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re: Made in the USA. Is it possible to bring back manufacturing jobs? - Korkstand
[quote]Many people are willing to pay more for a better product. It's usually a better financial decision to pay more for a superior product which performs better and lasts longer.[/quote]You're right, it's expensive to be poor. Take a simple example like work boots. A $50 pair might fall apart in 3...
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re: Harvard Scientists Working on Bringing Back the Wooly Mammoth. - Korkstand
[quote]What are our current limits with humans and pets? [/quote]Ethics, mostly....
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