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About Jedi2155

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  1. Its a lack of the good stuff. When I looked at the TIM they provided, it was a very dry looking and thin pad that was somewhat reflective and didn't look like the typical gray TIM pad thats used. It was perfectly applied in the center though. I just think Gigabyte went with a very poor quality TIM (that was a PITA to remove too but thank goodness i had Artic Solution cleaner).
  2. I put an Ooma at my parents house about a decade ago or so and its still running fine. Other than the $5/month in fees I haven't bothered with it.
  3. Well I was able to fix it significantly (-20C) by repasting it. It use to be 50-60C idle
  4. Broad market appeal is the main thing keeping Netflix strong vs. its competitors. HBO doesn't have a lot of interesting content for me except for Game of Thrones and Silicon Valley. I skimmed but haven't watched any of their other content except maybe Room 104. I watched about 5-6 episodes of Westworld but I still can't get into it. Netflix has the following shows I'd pay a sub for exclusively: Stranger Things Altered Carbon Love Death Robots The Witcher Black Mirror The rest of the stuff was moderately entertaining and they have a bunch of 1 off shows that are interesting but I wouldn't pay a sub for such as: Sabrina, End of the World etc. but their range content from Documentaries to one off movies makes it really interesting for me. Amazon Prime only has the Expanse for me while a few interesting but shows I wouldn't pay for (The Tick, The Boys, etc.). I've been finding myself trying to catch up on Star Trek still since I never really watched the entire series of any ST show but I finally paid for a CBS all access sub because I really wanted to see Picard. Anyways, my point is broad market appeal wins subs and effectively their share price.
  5. This sounds like the same symptom of apathy we blamed China for a decade ago and continue to blame. I'm actively fighting this type of culture at my work place and my leadership is supportive of it. There's an on-going belief that companies who learn to fight the idea of "its not your job" will succeed while companies who fail to evolve this in their workplace culture will fail to grow or others will grow past them. AGILE type business decision maker and cultures where everyone is a contributor have been shown to be the ones where there is greatest success. The kaizen type mentality is why I think German and Japanese automotive companies have found great success as well as at Tesla. It isn't a single overarching hierarchy that creates silos but one where there's a lot of cross collaboration enabled. Changing workplace culture (and general societal culture) is extremely tough and something I'm facing right now. I've been partnering with a coworker of mine who recently got an award for fighting this type of behavior.
  6. I really enjoyed Altered Carbon S1 & S2. Binged watched almost the entire S2. I don't watch a lot of anime so I don't have any references to compare against.
  7. ID.4 is a reasonable specced competitor if it makes it out to market at reasonable price.
  8. Really loving the new rims, the tire efficiency is still TBD as my driving habits haven't been able to give it some consistent performance. Despite having a set of free referral wheels from Tesla incoming, due to their unreliable estimates I decided to buy new 18" rims to replace my 20s while I wait for the mystical set of forged referral wheels. I chose a TSportline 18" rims because I wanted the ability to select Tesla's 18" MXM4 Primacy All Season tires for efficiency, ride comfort, and acoustic foam. Ended up paying $2600 with local pickup but should be able to sell my old 20" rims + tires for ~$2000 so it won't be a huge net cost. Here's the final look: I ended up doing the swap myself since I plan on swapping a set of sports rims/tires to my new dailies as desired. Ended up buying the following equipment mostly from Habor Freight: 21mm Impact Deep Socket Pittsburgh 1/2" Torque Wrench Pittsburgh 3 ton low profile floor jack Got a set of jack pads for my car as well I was originally thinking I could connect my impact drill to the deep socket but I was wildly wrong on that assumption due to 1) not having the correct adapters for a 1/4" chuck to a 1/2" bit. 2) my tiny 1/4" impact drill doesn't have the necessary torque to actually undo the lug nuts (usually you want a drill with 400 ft-lbs of torque at least). My little drill probably could do maybe 100 foot lbs (1200 in-lbs) at most. Forgot to buy a breaker bar as well so I had to borrow my neighbor's infiniti spare tire wrench to get the lug nuts off. Was such a PITA to get all the lug nuts off. Also since my tires are so flush to the car it was kinda difficult to actually torque the necessary 129 ft-lbs on the nuts when putting it back on. I was successful though. Ended up buying the following for future work: 1/2" 25" Pittsburgh Breaker Bar Extension drive bits to not make the tighting and loosing so difficult
  9. Haven't watched the video yet but that screen-cap reminds me of a retro Volkswagen. If this comes to market and has reasonable specs I think it could be a win based on designs and emotions alone.
  10. I don't understand the desire to minimize the size of your keyboard to get ever smaller and smaller. I got my full size and I'm quite happy with it. The trade off of requiring extra software and key presses to emulate what was previously dedicated keys just boggles my mind.
  11. Alex Kurtzman list of film credits kinda anti-star trek:
  12. Its like they're anti-selling the vehicle....
  13. I find this funny because the last few times i went into snow conditions, I more or less wore what I did in SoCal Winter: Same baggy Khaki pants Combat boots (from Airsoft) Gloves Winter jacket Warm headgear The only real complaint I have is the pants but I kind of just sucked it up. Obviously not recommended for seriousness but I would be terribly ill-prepared for some serious outdoor activities. Its not an area I spend a lot of time in thus I have not invested in it.
  14. Regardless of the incorrect physical shape in the casting of Wonder Woman, I think she's done a fine job of acting the part into a likeable star.
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