Pyra news partially stale from the dragon's mouth


λ the β-Redex Reducer Jr.

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So my understanding, and correct me if I'm wrong here, is that if you live long enough you are guaranteed to get cancer. Cancer mainly comes from damaged DNA, and that damage can happen from either external or internal sources. As you age the protein strands protecting your chromosomes (telomeres) deteriorates and damage starts to form. The "programmed death" in your genetic coding. The closest thing to 'natural death' I've ever heard of. Live long enough and you will die of cancer.
So then smoking or eating yourself to a cancerous early death is considered a natural death. Using that definition of of "natural death" people die of self-made natural deaths.
 

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So then smoking or eating yourself to a cancerous early death is considered a natural death. Using that definition of of "natural death" people die of self-made natural deaths.
I don't disagree that people are actively contributing to their own demise, and that specific cause could be avoided. However something's gonna get ya eventually.

The concept I'm sure most people hope for of "dieing in their sleep" at the ripe old age of whatever, with the cause of death of "they were just old" is not telling the whole story. Something made the old ticker quit ticking.
 

λ the β-Redex Reducer Jr.

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However something's gonna get ya eventually.
IMO the longer I live the better it is. Having to die eventually does not change that for me.

The concept I'm sure most people hope for of "dieing in their sleep" at the ripe old age of whatever, with the cause of death of "they were just old" is not telling the whole story. Something made the old ticker quit ticking.
With "natural death" I just meant the latest possible death as opposed to the avoidable earlier deaths that most people die. Anything else you might have read into it was not what I meant. I do not know how natural death works, actually. My cat seems to have died a natural death and she just died on night. She may have seen it coming the day before but other than that she was healthy up to her death. Maybe she had cancer somewhere, we did not get an autopsy. Though it did seem pretty magical, I admit.
 

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BTW I am starting to get hungry for more news!
Unfortunately in the main the news is just more people getting ill and dying. The chinese have unlocked wuhan since last night I think it was so they at least think they're over the worst of it, although it remains to be seen whether that'll create a second spike of infections or not. We're still waiting for an antibody test that could at the very least indicate how many people have actually had this.
 

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I think he meant Pyra news, unfortunately i don’t think there will be much of that till the end of the year at the earliest.
 

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5G is not a replacement for 4G. 5G has half the coverage (so you need a lot more cell towers) and the bandwidth of 4G isn't really used at the moment anyways.

5G is useful for low-power IoT devices, as the power consumption is a lot lower.

So I doubt companies will switch off 4G anytime soon. It wouldn't make any sense.
5G range depends on the freq they are using tmobile is going to use both low band and mid band primarily with mmwave (super short range) in dense populations.

However most providers are refarming spectrum and bandwidth for 5G from 4G.
 
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