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  1. Cybercurrency Trading

    I mentioned this in a different thread but thought it was worth one of it's own. This 20something kid I work with is a cybertrader for lack of a...

    Started by RPM‎, 05-28-2017 08:54 AM
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  2. Damn Space you scary!

    Scary that it can get this close and not be noticed until it's nearly already on top of us (cosmically speaking): ...

    Started by MillerEP‎, 01-26-2017 03:28 PM
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    10-14-2017, 12:25 AM Go to last post
  3. Europe was the birthplace of mankind, not Africa, scientists find

    Happy looking $#@!er, if you ask me. http://www.telegraph.co.uk/science/2017/05/22/europe-birthplace-mankind-not-africa-scientists-find/

    Started by Dolemite‎, 05-22-2017 06:27 PM
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    10-12-2017, 09:36 PM Go to last post
  4. Dr. Steven Greer Interviews William Pawelec - Raw Video

    I have watched this several times. Its not so much what he says, it rather how he says and how he is able to put in it in context with body language...

    Started by Dolemite‎, 12-04-2016 08:29 PM
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    10-11-2017, 02:59 PM Go to last post
  5. SpaceX to fly to Int'l Space Station in November

    >>HAWTHORNE, Calif. (AP) -- SpaceX's next mission is to the International Space Station. The Hawthorne, Calif.-based private rocket maker said Monday...

    Started by Dolemite‎, 08-15-2011 08:22 PM
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  6. Google Announces Headphones that can translate 40 languages on the fly

    Pretty cool technology. https://www.cnbc.com/2017/10/04/google-translation-earbuds-google-pixel-buds-launched.html I would imagine that,...

    Started by Hornius Emeritus‎, 10-04-2017 05:46 PM
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    10-08-2017, 05:17 PM Go to last post
  7. Smart watches

    I just picked up a Samsung Gear S3 for use as a fitness tracker but I'll be damned if this thing is way more fun than I thought it would be. I've got...

    Started by Hmbre97‎, 03-10-2017 11:58 PM
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    10-08-2017, 10:32 AM Go to last post
  8. The Ongoing Search for Planet Nine

    The story that a hypothetical Planet Nine popped up on my radar recently, and I thought it'd be appropriate start a thread on this ongoing search. ...

    Started by Bolverk‎, 10-06-2017 03:48 PM
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    10-07-2017, 10:53 PM Go to last post
  9. Boyajian's star is dimming again

    As I write this. Sorry, on my thumbs at the moment. Can't easily paste links.

    Started by Grammer Police‎, 05-19-2017 02:51 PM
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  10. Unhappy Cassini: we bid you adeu and farewell to thee

    15 September 2017 at 1031 hours (on-board time) you succumbed to the forces of Saturn's atmospherinc pressure and merged with the planet you were...

    Started by HOOK'EMHOOAH‎, 09-16-2017 06:35 AM
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    10-05-2017, 04:10 PM Go to last post
  11. What's in your "smart home"?

    I haven't really jumped into the whole "connected home" thing, but wondering if anyone has installed any cool tech that they love. Only thing I've...

    Started by LongIslandIceSIP‎, 11-30-2016 01:53 PM
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  12. Google to announce ultra high speed Internet in Austin

    The city of Austin and Google Inc. are scheduled to make an announcement next week that sources say relates to installing high-speed Internet access...

    Started by Dirk Diggler‎, 04-05-2013 03:08 PM
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  13. lol texags runs IIS

    what's your preferred option for serving up webpages shaggy uses apache for php, nginx for files, haproxy for load balancing at work we use...

    Started by blacklab‎, 09-04-2017 12:13 AM
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    09-30-2017, 04:50 PM Go to last post
  14. clothing for nerds

    https://www.amazon.com/Fifth-Sun-Athletic-Heather-Medium/dp/B00943HKBG https://www.amazon.com/Trunk-Candy-Vintage-Tri-Blend-T-Shirt/dp/B01524JU68...

    Started by Grammer Police‎, 09-03-2017 05:36 PM
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    09-29-2017, 05:40 PM Go to last post
  15. Math Puzzles

    I posted some math questions in a thread some time ago and was surprised at how quickly they were solved. I figured I would post some more to pass...

    Started by Axiom of Choice‎, 06-08-2015 09:49 AM
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  16. The underlying invention is "Solar Sonic" deep-space multidimensional coded universal

    https://www.google.com/patents/WO2016097832A1?cl=en

    Started by Dolemite‎, 09-28-2017 08:51 PM
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    09-29-2017, 12:06 PM Go to last post
  17. Poll Poll: Mathematical Structures: Invented or Discovered?

    Here is a link to some interviews of mathematicians and physicists giving their views on this question:...

    Started by Axiom of Choice‎, 09-06-2017 05:33 PM
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    09-26-2017, 12:31 AM Go to last post
  18. Advice on Streaming Television Options

    I apologize for bringing what I am sure is an old topic to the table and I am sorry if my questions are basic. Read some stuff on line and a bit...

    Started by steelefrog‎, 09-12-2017 06:49 PM
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    09-23-2017, 06:37 PM Go to last post
  19. The Farthest - Voyager in Space - PBS

    Spectacular. Original principals from the missions. Tons of footage i've never seen. Hoping for a re-air to record it. A must.

    Started by Hagbard Celine‎, 08-23-2017 09:36 PM
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    09-18-2017, 09:58 PM Go to last post
  20. 7,541 piece Lego Millenium Falcon

    Oh yeah, it's a real thing. 494-page instruction manual. 1,400 steps. 25 pounds. $800 https://shop.lego.com/en-US/Millennium-Falcon-75192...

    Started by tokamak‎, 09-14-2017 01:46 PM
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    09-18-2017, 12:04 PM Go to last post
  21. General Relativity and Quantum Entanglement link postulation

    As I'm sure many others on here do as well, I was recently reading papers that are submitted on arXiv.org. Being one who is fascinated by theoretical...

    Started by HOOK'EMHOOAH‎, 09-15-2017 10:25 AM
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    09-15-2017, 05:17 PM Go to last post
  22. Science, Maths, Tech, and Philosophy Video Sharing

    I thought a thread to share our NERDZ boring videos would be in order. Only rules are: 1.) Most important rule: NO PSEUDOSCIENCE! Basically, if...

    Started by Yuk-Monkey‎, 09-21-2016 09:54 PM
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    09-14-2017, 12:37 AM Go to last post
  23. solving houston

    .... and on the 8th day, the dutch created themselves..... ...

    Started by Hagbard Celine‎, 09-06-2017 06:25 PM
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    09-13-2017, 01:59 PM Go to last post
  24. Retro Thinkpad

    For the 25th anniversary - Lenovo is bringing back some of the past http://blog.lenovo.com/en/blog/retro-thinkpad-its-alive/ ...

    Started by AUinAustin‎, 09-06-2017 04:52 PM
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    09-12-2017, 08:14 PM Go to last post
  25. The Internet is Actually Controlled by 14 People Who Hold 7 Secret Keys

    I had never heard this before, is this accurate?

    Started by mileslong‎, 06-30-2017 09:23 AM
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    09-12-2017, 07:24 PM Go to last post
  26. Seems like the right place for this

    Started by RPM‎, 09-12-2017 10:40 AM
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  27. Online coding schools

    Any of them worth a $#@! or does your resume just go in the junk drawer when one of those is listed? Viking and Launch School are the ones I'm...

    Started by branthebuilder‎, 11-20-2016 08:59 PM
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  28. EmDrive

    We discussed the emdrive when we were on bada bing. Thread didn't make it over. Some updates since then. The NASA paper was released, with a...

    Started by Grammer Police‎, 12-13-2016 05:19 PM
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    09-07-2017, 01:15 AM Go to last post
  29. Mathematical mystery of ancient Babylonian clay tablet solved

    https://newsroom.unsw.edu.au/news/science-tech/mathematical-mystery-ancient-babylonian-clay-tablet-solved ...

    Started by Dolemite‎, 08-25-2017 06:51 PM
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    09-01-2017, 11:41 AM Go to last post
  30. Problems with Dish login for streaming

    Curious if anyone else has had this. Was trying to add apps for WatchESPN and FoxSportsGo to my laptop. When I go to the log in with my provider,...

    Started by Hellraiser97‎, 08-30-2017 08:53 AM
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  31. Orders of magnitude

    So, today, for the first time in my life, someone said, "It's two orders of magnitude faster..." and they actually meant x*10^2. *most* people...

    Started by Snacks‎, 08-09-2017 09:49 AM
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    08-24-2017, 09:48 AM Go to last post
  32. Hi Nemesis. Long time no see. Go home. You're drunk.

    I'm rather amazed I'd never heard of this particular theory before now. It's been floated around out there since the early 80s. And while I grant...

    Started by Walden Ponderer‎, 06-14-2017 04:43 PM
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    08-23-2017, 09:38 PM Go to last post
  33. New MacBook Pro

    Watched the keynote today, really like what Apple is doing with the Touch Bar. Was much more functional and better then I was expecting. But then the...

    Started by Lobwedgephil‎, 10-27-2016 06:17 PM
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  34. Ultrafast wi-fi on horizon as scientists send data at 100 times current speeds

    http://www.telegraph.co.uk/science/2017/08/10/ultrafast-wi-fi-horizon-scientists-send-data-100-times-current/

    Started by Dolemite‎, 08-11-2017 02:07 PM
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  35. Anyone else excited for August 21st

    Solar eclipse in North America for the first time in almost 100 years. Wonder how much of the eclipse will be seen in Texas . Never experienced one...

    Started by Quagmire‎, 06-15-2017 07:40 AM
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  36. Today, I learned

    While going to the grocery store earlier today, I learned about the "visual microphone" while listening to TED on NPR. These guys from MIT have...

    Started by Bolverk‎, 07-08-2017 01:35 PM
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    08-12-2017, 01:13 AM Go to last post
  37. Mechanical Keyboard Meetup Details

    Figured Nerdz would be the ideal place for this. Details:...

    Started by main(String[] args)‎, 03-03-2017 06:50 PM
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  38. Physicalism (Materialism)

    Physicalism (often referred to as "naturalism" and "materialism") is a widely subscribed to ontology and may even be considered the orthodox position...

    Started by Axiom of Choice‎, 10-07-2016 01:36 PM
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    08-02-2017, 11:19 AM Go to last post
  39. Google Glass 2.0

    https://www.wired.com/story/google-glass-2-is-here/ There are many potential uses. My niece is an MBA intern at a startup using this. ...

    Started by TahoeHorn‎, 07-18-2017 01:48 PM
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  40. An Easily Testable Measure of Climate Change (provided you can wait 12 years):

    The Union of Concerned Scientists recently published some interesting projections which are pretty straightforward, and either they happen, or they...

    Started by Walden Ponderer‎, 07-12-2017 04:05 PM
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  41. Pale Red Dot - Proxima Centauri and its planets

    Proxima f'n Centauri. Our nearest stellar neighbor. Four light years distant. New data released yesterday from the Pale Red Dot observation...

    Started by Grammer Police‎, 07-15-2017 01:39 PM
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    07-18-2017, 01:24 AM Go to last post
  42. The History of Computing Thread.

    Dinosaurs post your historical stuff here. could be a personal story or story you heard somewhere or know of from the past or present. What systems...

    Started by MrPhlegm‎, 12-03-2016 09:09 PM
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    07-14-2017, 02:47 PM Go to last post
  43. angkor wat & nazca are antipodal, with a 1.618 relationship to san francisco

    http://home.hiwaay.net/~jalison/sf.html nazca fu azimuth fu masonic fu golden section fu post-atlantean fu columbus avenue fu

    Started by Hagbard Celine‎, 07-04-2017 01:17 PM
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  44. Rudolf Steiner

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rudolf_Steiner https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anthroposophy

    Started by Dolemite‎, 07-01-2017 08:19 PM
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    07-04-2017, 10:05 AM Go to last post
  45. "The Art of the Deal" now available in Bot Speak

    Somebody needs to let these damned computers know they're in America now. They should speak Spanish. An Artificial Intelligence Developed Its Own...

    Started by Walden Ponderer‎, 06-16-2017 04:33 PM
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    06-25-2017, 09:50 PM Go to last post
  46. Brave Browser, anybody using this? whadda ya think about it?

    https://brave.com/ https://www.engadget.com/2017/06/01/brave-browser-35-million-cryptocurrency/ ...

    Started by MrPhlegm‎, 06-18-2017 04:54 PM
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    06-23-2017, 01:33 PM Go to last post
  47. LIGO detects third gravitational wave

    Pre-Nerdz forum thread for reference: ...

    Started by Grammer Police‎, 06-07-2017 01:39 AM
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    06-18-2017, 07:32 AM Go to last post
  48. Time Warner/Spectrum

    Had Time Warner for 8 years without an issue. Spectrum comes along and it has been absolute $#@! since day one. Paying for 100 megs and have been...

    Started by fluff‎, 04-30-2017 07:17 PM
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    06-16-2017, 06:07 PM Go to last post
  49. Fisker: Elon's Foil + Lithium Ion killer: Graphene Supercapacitors

    charges in 9 minutes 161 mph 400 mile range (40 miles further than Tesla's best) behold, the 2019 Fisker Emotion: ...

    Started by Hagbard Celine‎, 06-12-2017 11:25 PM
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    06-14-2017, 11:41 AM Go to last post
  50. Amazon. Google. Apple

    Music. TV. Shopping You can throw in Netflix or Facebook, but right now the three giants fighting for your e-commerce are Google, Amazon, and...

    Started by neonmoon44‎, 03-11-2017 05:48 PM
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    06-13-2017, 08:32 AM Go to last post

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