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Was looking for stories of consumers wearing out SSDs in consumer use cases... found this: reddit.com/r/ElgatoGaming/comments/9u55ah/…
That is odd. The user didn't put that many full drive writes onto the drive. Crappy drive with crappy endurance?
 
 
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9:24 AM
@bwDraco cause it almost never happens :D
death is probably more likely due to other things, like the controller?
 
10:09 AM
Real stats seem to be hard to find ...
 
 
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12:10 PM
woooooo
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2:19 PM
lol
this image in a review question
that's.... screwed
 
2:43 PM
that looks dead
... and of course, the author has learned from best practices of UFO hunters (the important bit is over-exposed and out of focus)
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@djsmiley2k-CoW Also, lol @ "smoking motherboard"
 
as we all know it: computers run on magic smoke - when it escapes, the computer dies .. you can all it "machine spirit", if you will
 
3:06 PM
Just need to refill it
Just don't confuse it with wiring harness smoke
 
3:47 PM
Wow.
In my four years as a sports photographer for my college, I've always known the job as being somewhat dangerous because you're on the sidelines, trying to get as close as you can to the student-athletes... but this one is a first.
My college doesn't do gridiron football, but I've covered lots and lots of basketball and I've had my fair share of close calls.
And injuries can happen in unexpected ways in other sports:
Apr 11 '17 at 21:06, by bwDraco
Got hit by a foul ball at the softball field during a softball photography assignment. Wound up with a contusion in my left middle finger but it's no biggie.
 
 
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@JourneymanGeek I love that Telus site! I almost wish I still had mine :P Same province as me, so it's awesome to see that getting world-wide traction
 
8:02 PM
it made me laugh
 
8:56 PM
I tried to delete the question but it doesn't let me because I am such a fool to bountry it. Let it lie. — chx 11 hours ago
 
 
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> One poorly understood school of google-fu is the art of googling for the words you want to google for.
 
 
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@rahuldottech that's neat but daaaamn it's pricy
I get it's kind of a niche device but....
 
Try dasung.com/sta/zh_cn/Not-eReader_test/Not-eReader.html or indiegogo.com/projects/… or item.taobao.com/item.htm?id=596434193296 See it running in monitor mode with a tiny micro-mini HDMI cable i.imgur.com/eV7qq8Y.jpg I made you a cable comparison to the original i.imgur.com/szzaXtM.jpg I posted my tech EDC bag + contents just yesterday imgur.com/a/xmRmYSn the original cable is way too big for this. The taobao page says 触屏"Y" HDMI数据线 which is "Touch screen "Y" HDMI data cable". — chx 45 mins ago
@JourneymanGeek I'd love one, but it's ridiculously expensive
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Q: Did Ohio pass a law granting students the right to give scientifically wrong answers consistent with their religious beliefs?

gerritThe Patheos blog and WKRC local12 report: The Ohio House on Wednesday passed the "Student Religious Liberties Act." Under the law, students can't be penalized if their work is scientifically wrong as long as the reasoning is because of their religious beliefs. Or as summarised by the blog: ...

wow wtf
Good rule of thumb is to never use encryption software where the algorithms are named after the program's own author. If it uses algorithms named after other people, it's probably ok. — grawity 7 hours ago
 

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