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A group for us Geek and Nerds to talk about things we like. Technology, sci-fi, movies, TV, collecting, games, comics, science, etc.

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Open Air Plasma Ring

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner on Sunday. 0 Replies

Engineers Create Stable Plasma Ring in Open AirYou've probably played with a plasma ball.…Continue

Tags: plasma advance

You have no privacy

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner. Last reply by Joan Denoo Nov 13. 1 Reply

HOW PETER THIEL’S PALANTIR HELPED THE NSA SPY ON THE WHOLE WORLDYou'll be floored by the imbalance of information…Continue

Tags: Peter Thiel, surveillance, XKEYSCORE, Plantair

Your TV is getting creepy

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner. Last reply by Grinning Cat Nov 10. 1 Reply

They Can Hear You Now: Verizon Patent Could Listen In On CustomersYour TV will listen to your conversations with…Continue

Tags: corporate intrusion, TV stalking users

Zombie Slot Machine

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner. Last reply by Loren Miller May 14. 2 Replies

Tristan Harris shows that using your smart phone is as addictive as playing a slot machine.How…Continue

Tags: app design, mind manipulation

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Comment by Idaho Spud on January 27, 2014 at 3:54pm

I first guessed a year.

Comment by Joseph P on January 27, 2014 at 3:52pm

... expressed in the common timekeeping unit for which the next greater unit would put your answer below 1.

My real guess was still pretty damned good.  I was thinking a little over a month.  What was your first guess?

Comment by Idaho Spud on January 27, 2014 at 3:51pm

Yes, I thought of specifying, but didn't want to give a clue.  I thought of saying "in hours, days, weeks, months, years, decades, centuries, but I would have to go on & on in order not do give a clue.

I finally decided not to specify because I knew what was meant when I heard it asked and figured most people would.

Comment by Joseph P on January 27, 2014 at 3:42pm

I was pretty much dead on for my initial guess.  About 1 millions seconds.  Gotta specify your units, man.

Comment by Idaho Spud on January 27, 2014 at 3:01pm

Quick!  How long is 1 million seconds?  Take a guess before you do the math, then do some math in your head, then with a calculator.  

I was way off in my quick guess.  I was very close doing math in my head for one minute.

Comment by Steph S. on January 25, 2014 at 12:54pm

L. Alcorn and Andrew Beard welcome to the group!

Comment by Steph S. on January 24, 2014 at 3:56pm

Andrew welcome to the group!

Comment by Steph S. on January 22, 2014 at 8:09pm

Angelica welcome to the group!

Comment by Mriana on January 12, 2014 at 10:01pm

Welcome Mink

Comment by Steph S. on January 12, 2014 at 8:16pm

Mink welcome to the group! Glad to have you.

 

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