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    Unless you're planning to use it Mary Poppins...

    Unless you're planning to use it Mary Poppins style.
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    Depends. A buddy who was on active duty with the...

    Depends. A buddy who was on active duty with the army stateside gave me some recent MREs left over from maneuvers. Some of it wasn't too bad but others lived up to the tag "Meals Rejected by...
  3. This was actually discussed before in another...

    This was actually discussed before in another thread. It is indeed about noise and virtue signalling and the combination of light loads and short distance make this a niche where an electric can...
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    That is exactly how I see it. It seems to be a...

    That is exactly how I see it. It seems to be a push for SDVs rather than a demand from the public. They paint a rosy picture of an SDV future and gloss over real problems and drawbacks. Some of it...
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    Speaking of steamy weather .... Meet Yanet...

    Speaking of steamy weather ....

    Meet Yanet Garcia, The Mexican Weather Woman Everyone's Talking About
  6. You are probably right. It was over 40 years ago...

    You are probably right. It was over 40 years ago for me.

    Edit: I decided to do a quick web search and see if there was a definitive answer. It seems that in audio testing it actually varies a bit,...
  7. It almost sounds like what happens when rear...

    It almost sounds like what happens when rear channel speakers are wired out of phase. I've seen that a lot in owner installed car stereo systems. In a car bass notes in an out of phase system will...
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    One thing this proves yet again is how wrong the...

    One thing this proves yet again is how wrong the predictions of pollsters can be. I suspect that part of the problem is the same as in the U.S., which is that many people will not admit how they will...
  9. One thing that isn't being mentioned with all...

    One thing that isn't being mentioned with all this talk about how subjective sound is to humans is that every component in a system can be scientifically tested to verify the claims of the...
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    What do you call a thousand lawyers at the bottom...

    What do you call a thousand lawyers at the bottom of Boston Harbor?

    A good start!

    I spent many years in product development and if I weren't bound by confidentiality agreements I could relate...
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    I think you misunderstand what Level 5 Autonomy...

    I think you misunderstand what Level 5 Autonomy means. It is not about COMPETING with professional drivers but rather about being able to operate anywhere, anytime, in any weather in the same world...
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    It isn't just me questioning it. A lot of people...

    It isn't just me questioning it. A lot of people who are actually working on the technology say true autonomy in all situations (Level 5) is a long way away. Too many with dollar signs in their eyes...
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    Good God! A cheap way to "hack" the driver...

    Good God! A cheap way to "hack" the driver assistance features to turn them into a sorta kinda SDV. What could possibly go wrong?

    Hint: Think the reason they aren't providing software might be at...
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    Absolutely. While I have no doubt a self driving...

    Absolutely. While I have no doubt a self driving truck can handle the highway I am skeptical about how well it would handle some of the trickier situations in congested cities. In the area in which I...
  15. It sounds as if was set for Peak Limiting mode,...

    It sounds as if was set for Peak Limiting mode, which some models had in addition to full dynamic range compression. I'm curious, do you remember the brand of the compressor?
  16. See this thread. sk 10 collets What am I...

    See this thread.

    sk 10 collets What am I missing?
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    I'm sorry but your post is a little hard to...

    I'm sorry but your post is a little hard to understand.

    If my take is correct, you want the rivets heads flush with the surface. If that's the case why not just use ordinary weld nuts of a size...
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    It would indeed make life VERY exciting.

    It would indeed make life VERY exciting.
  19. What? Speak up, I can hardly hear you. :D I...

    What? Speak up, I can hardly hear you. :D

    I took a quick look and apparently that microphone has a good 2 transistor preamp in the base that helps boost the signal. This article explains mods that...
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    TRuck driver shortage? Not so fast!

    Is there really a shortage of truck drivers, or just of ones who'll put up with whatever wages and working conditions the industry wants?

    The Truck Driver Shortage Is Fake News

    There is no...
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    They wouldn't need them if they banned the eating...

    They wouldn't need them if they banned the eating of spicy foods.
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    Wow, that's quite an achievement. This should...

    Wow, that's quite an achievement. This should lead to a huge improvement in electrical safety. Thanks for sharing.
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    These freight trucks have a huge advantage over...

    These freight trucks have a huge advantage over automobiles when it comes to implementing SDV technology. They are much taller, allowing sensors to be mounted where they have a better "view" and they...
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    AccraGlas with brown dye and floc to thicken? ...

    AccraGlas with brown dye and floc to thicken?

    Titebond sure won't work on a previous repair because it won't bond to plastic or most hardened glues.

    The Brownells product is meant for stock...
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    A Tesla would never have a LIDAR dome due to...

    A Tesla would never have a LIDAR dome due to aerodynamics. They not only have flush door handles but Elon is asking the feds to allow eliminating outside mirrors in favor of rear video, for the same...
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