7 posts • joined 26 Oct 2007
Will be very useful for car trips too
I've had a couple of automobile trips where I really wanted to figure out elevations - basically long trips in the Western US, not in summer, unfamiliar roads.
Wanted to find lowest elevation in case of snow. E.g. thru Payson AZ or Flagstaff AZ. I picked Flagstaff and slid off highway 17. Got back on with no problem... maybe Payson would have had snow also...
Some success in USA politics
With a mustache and cowboy boots it worked for John Kitzhaber, MD:
16 bit floating point?
You sure it's not 64 bit -> 32 bit conversion????
one balloon, rigid triangle frame
hang a triangular frame, approximately equilateral, under the balloon.
Attach it to the balloon by one vertex, lower triangle edge to be horizontal. Rocket on one side, counterweight on the other side.
Similar to original Register idea except a single beam attached to string at the center is never going to remain horizontal
Standard US Recharging is different
UK mains are 200V or 200V or some such?
US are 110V~120V "standard". Then with a 15A circuit you are way behind the 3kW you quoted.
You can get 20A at 115V pretty easily, and any new house now built will come with some 220V plugs for oven, clothes dryer, etc. Not sure if that's usually 15A, could be higher.
So electric car owners in US are told "special equipment" might be needed.... and I assume that's a 220V socket installed in the garage somewhere handy.
The article quoted "US standard" mains so is technically correct
Google "Interdata Computers" for more info, Interdata was acquired by Perkin-Elmer.
IIRC, Tektronix's 4081 graphics computing systems used Interdata CPUs; Cannot remember what OS was on that beast however.
> Couldn't they have chosen a better name? Whenever I try to pronounce this > it sounds like I'm clearing my throat.
Maybe you'd prefer one of
Chetco would have been a good choice to sow confusion
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