commented on When It Comes to Skate Parks, Seattle Has No Idea What It's Doing
@1,2 Imagine the backlash if the majority of the city's baseball diamonds were missing a base, or had no outfield. Or if the basketball courts just had one hoop right in the middle, or were round or on a steep hill. The government is paying for a lot of people to enjoy their hobbies, but it's our money that they're spending and they should be spending it wisely.
commented on The Morning News: Drone Concerns, a New Police Chief for Seattle, and Lots of Pre-K Drama
@2 Most of the models of quadcopters that I've researched (that's what we're discussing here, not drones) will automatically return to the takeoff point if communication is interupted. Additionally, they often use the 2.4 GHz wireless spectrum, along with lots of other stuff (heard of WiFi?), so any attempt at "jamming" will do more harm then the imaginary harm some model aircraft is causing.
commented on Looks Like Your Stupid E-Cigarettes...
"Dr. Steven M. Dubinett, a professor at U.C.L.A. who led the study, emphasized in a telephone interview that the study’s findings were preliminary and did not establish a link between e-cigarettes and cancer."
Way to suck at science reporting just like everyone else.