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4 posts • joined 20 Jun 2006

Nuke-nobbler raygun 747 in first full-power blast

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crossfire Risk

I would not like to be caught in the cross fire. Either in the air or on the ground if aimed wrongly. Still sounds very experimental and risky.

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IBM hits software with 20 per cent Power6 tax hike

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Possible new pricing model: SW cost 3x what the HW cost

For every $100 spent on IBM hardware they will charge you $## amount each year to use DB2 etc.

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Sun's chip gurus theorize about obliterating IBM and Intel

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re: it's a form of democracy....

Quote [Sun has near proximity....

near proximity is a 25 $ word for "close, but not there"]

maybe that should have read

near proximity is a $0.019999 word for "close, but not there"

not quite my 2c worth

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Do lie detector tests really work?

tygrus

poly-dodgy-graph

Confounders of a polygraph?

? Person is convinced of the lie either by mental disease, hypnosis, amnesia or distorted point of view. It can only help identify when someone is deliberately lying.

? Anxiety and stress may make someone scaried to answer any question and paranoid of possible implications of the questions posed. They may answer trufull but they can still react similar to another persons lie.

? Many stories or conspiracies about special military or esponage training to beat polygraphs and withstand interogations.

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