Originally Posted by Prof. Peabody
Regular metal is liquid at high temperatures and when cooled it crystallises, creating giant easy to exploit "seams" (for lack of a better word) where it will fracture...
Originally Posted by GMHut
In this case, I think "Liquidmetal" refers to neither material property, nor class of material. I think it's just marketing jargon (example: "Liquid Nails" adhesive products).
Originally Posted by noexpectations
Isn't all metal liquid at some (high) temperature?
Is this some sort of plastic-metal mix?
Yes to the first question. No to the second. The terms liquid and plastic describe properties of...
Originally Posted by Dick Applebaum
I read somewhere that the "liquidmetal" process could be used with whatever compound is in cubic zirconia gems... And that the result would be clearer than glass (visually...
Originally Posted by SolipsismX
Good question. Does implication refer to the author's implied conclusion, the reader's, or both? Can we differentiate between a conclusion that can be drawn versus one that is drawn?
Originally Posted by I am a Zither Zather Zuzz
People like you should worship at Apple's feet.
The people who designed the UX that often results in people not setting the clock should die in a fire.
Originally Posted by SpamSandwich
I'm sure Apple (just like Microsoft) hires freelancers and senior designers from everywhere for special projects so they don't develop tunnel vision and miss obvious design solutions.
Originally Posted by mstone
For a multi-hull vessel, I like this one.
I'm with you. If it doesn't have a gun turret and a helicopter pad I move right along to the next offering at the boat show. Torpedoes would be good also.
Originally Posted by jd_in_sb
$100,000 is just a number he made up and is pure profit. Any reasonable salesperson would have said $100,000 + free shipping so his net income is $98,500. Putting up a potential barrier to that much...