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Eric The Tech Guru

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    Computers, programming, hacking, web design, app development, java, web development, hardware hacking, systems administration.
  • Occupation
    Web Developer and Student


  • CPU
    AMD Ryzen Threadripper 1950X
  • Motherboard
    Asus x399 Prime-A
  • RAM
    4x8GB Crucial Ballistix Sport 2400Mhz DDR4
  • GPU
    Nvidia GTX 1080ti SC2 (EVGA)
  • Case
    CoolerMaster MasterCase 5 Pro
  • Storage
    1 x 1TB Samsung 960 Evo NVME SSD, 1 x 512GB Samsung 950 Pro NVME SSD, 1 x 1TB Samsung 850 Evo, 2x 250GB Samsung 850 Evo, 2x 3TB Western Digital Caviar Green
  • PSU
    Corsair RMX 850 White Edition
  • Display(s)
    1 x Acer Predator X34, 1 x LG 31MU97-B
  • Cooling
    Noctua NH-U14S TR4-SP3 Edition
  • Keyboard
    WASD V2 10 Keyless Custom MX Cherry Green
  • Mouse
    Logitech G703
  • Sound
    Focusrite 2i2 + 2x M-Audio BX5 and AKG K7XX Massdrop Edition
  • Operating System
    Windows 10 Pro / Linux Mint
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  1. I misunderstood your comment and wrote a response then deleted it.
  2. Does your laptop have something like Realtek audio manager installed? There's usually a "microphone level" slider somewhere in that application that can be dragged to 1% fairly easily by accident. Also check your windows sound devices input levels. See: https://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/all/boost-mic-volume/34d53038-34a3-4138-99dc-6d994bb57840
  3. Tickets aren't finalized yet, even prices and ticket tiers haven't been worked out between LMG and Dreamhack. It probably won't be until February for ticket prices to be announced, keep tuning into WAN show for news and watch the LTX blog on the LTX website.
  4. I'm a third year in university and will be flying in from work in SF for LTX this summer. It'll be my first time there but I've been meaning to hang out with some LMG people since floatplane stuff started, just never managed to get up to Vancouver cause school...
  5. Elon is still CEO just no Chairman of the board. He doesn't get to direct the company as much but he gets to decide how to execute on the board's direction.
  6. Even in the Tesla case it's a very minor punishment with no admission of guilt on Musk or Tesla's side. Musk remains the CEO, he just loses some of the decision making powers he probably shouldn't have had in the first place. A slap on the wrist or even less than that. Equifax is worth like around $16 Billion, it also doesn't have any other serious competitors besides TransUnion and if the SEC did anything to seriously hurt Equifax, it would turn the credit market into a virtual monopoly.
  7. Yeah, Tesla is right behind GM in market cap, second largest US based and US owned auto manufacturer.
  8. The funniest part was if he had set the price to $419 they probably would have let him off the hook. The markup of 20% from TSLA's closing price the day before he tweeted (which he said was his reason for the pricing tweet) would have been $419 by the SEC's calculations but he bumped it to 420 for the meme.
  9. Source: https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-09-29/elon-musk-and-sec-reach-settlement-on-fraud-charges Main Content: My take: I think Tesla as a company will be fine and Elon will get some well needed rest from the crazy stuff he's been doing. He'll still have SpaceX and Boring Company so he won't get bored but I'm glad the SEC is taking steps to ensure the second largest car manufacturer in the US is under stable guidance and isn't crossing legal boundaries for memes... I'm getting ready to buy some TSLA when it is on sale on Monday, but that's just me... Because people are confused: Elon remains CEO of Tesla, but is losing his title of Chairman The Chairman of the Board of a company makes decisions regarding the direction the company is headed. They "steer the ship" so to speak. The CEO executes plans and handles operation of a company. The CEO's job is to be guided by the board and execute their will in practical terms in the company. Elon loses his big picture direction and decision making unilateral power, but he can still give feedback and persuade the board to do things he believes in. He also still handles operations of the company and many administrative tasks for Tesla. Additional Links: https://www.washingtonpost.com/business/2018/09/29/teslas-elon-musk-settles-with-sec-paying-million-fine-resigning-board-chairman https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2018/sep/29/elon-musk-tesla-40m-sec-case-tweets https://finance.yahoo.com/news/tesla-musk-pay-40-mln-213220846.html https://www.wsj.com/articles/elon-musk-can-remain-tesla-ceo-but-must-step-down-as-chairman-in-sec-settlement-1538257394 https://www.nytimes.com/2018/09/29/business/tesla-musk-sec-settlement.html
  10. Sure, you can make anything with a sewing machine and time but for me to do that it'd take like 10+ hours cause I have no idea how to sew and $100 is worth less than 10 hours of my time plus the end result is great and the cost supports LMG. They don't get all the money from it, G8 brand is the company that makes the hoodies and they set the prices.
  11. The WAN show hoodie is not your average hoodie, It's got a ton of hidden pockets and routing for cables, built in gloves, thumb holes in the sleeves, all sorts of cool stuff. The wan logo is just a added bonus
  12. Linus is 30, the company is really young and makes sense mostly to younger people. Having YouTube as a job isn't something a lot of older people would apply to, especially if they're targeting people who will work for less to gain experience.
  13. This too. LMG seems to pull in people in school or right out of school or pull them from school.