Re: What's the point?
You seem to not be the target market.
Financials? Military? Government/Federal/EU?
"Money" is not a problem (it's someone else's anyway).
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You seem to not be the target market.
Financials? Military? Government/Federal/EU?
"Money" is not a problem (it's someone else's anyway).
"The Information Freedom Highway"
This relabeling just jumps the sharkiest of sharks.
They do not move and there is no need to chase them.
I have to say I am somewaht disappointed. That would have been a very nice feature, though I can imagine it would lead to accidents. It's hard enough to navigate with a GPS-enabled electronic map while keeping an eye on the road and making absolutely sure that the cognitive task list for handling "what's out there" is prioritized over the cognitive task list for handling "what's on the little screen".
Situated in the exclusion Zone of the Chernobyl, you have to collect them all, fighting radioactivity, Azov Battalion True Believers, lesser Banderistas, random Oligarch Muscle and tired policemen who just want to go home.
Keep "Guranteed Pure Ukrainian" vodka on the ready!
Webservers in the cloud are pretty mundane, anyone wishing "good luck with that" should pull their finger out of the arse and get with the program labeled "post-2010" double quick.
And aren't webservers "in the cloud" in any case?
Yeah, because they should not hire "black" people, they should hire "good" people.
If hiring black people means you get mugged on the job, your HR department either is not very good or has drunk the "affirmative action" cool aid.
It's like a gerbil, only w/o the Richard Gere part.
but forking out $100 for a Battleship in World of Warships for example is beyond me
Well, gov't is forking out hundreds of your dollars for an F-35 that doesn't even really exist on your behalf, and you won't even be able to sit in its cockpit, ever.
So, where is the better deal?
Based ony our e-mail contents, we have determined that the nearest Pokestop is in this undisclosed "special rendition" CIA site. Just go down this flight of stairs!
uncovered what appeared to be human remains…
I find it inconceivable that there may still be humans in or around the Greater London Area. What will our tentacled brain-frying squamous overlord say if this gets out!
Icon because that's not a coat, that's me arranging my tentacles.
So, can we talk about the the Turkish Coup Attempt, then?
Am I in a fucking movie by Mamoru Oshii?
Military coups in Turkey are/were of course a regional tradition (ABC is helpfully rolling out the résumé) and the sad part is that I don't even know who is the least bad guy here (is this the Chile feel? Why yes it is!)
Let the Turkish People decide, then!
A bit like Max from Disney's "The Black Hole" but without the hovering magic and the scissorhands.
But is really cheaper than hiring a proper security guard who can at least pack some heat?
And why doesn't it have "cop bodycams" which would should the nasty kid running rings around it?
You scroll and things like this jump out: The moral of the story is that you can’t create wise regulation through rhetoric. When you choose metaphors, and sometimes this is unavoidable, they need to be grounded in reality. With progressive arts grads making internet policy, this has been ignored: the rhetoric is all.
There is no need to check the author's name.
But I actually agree this time.
... it's as if this were a presidential debate on prime crud TV on "What did you wear on the night Ambassador Stevens was blown sky high?"
What is that? Did we invade yet another foreign country based on "sexed-up" evidence??
Which story was that? Unless you are talking tentacle sex?
Because "tweaking the gravity" is somehow better than taking a known working theory and postulating "new stuff", which, though unobserved, fits observations pretty well.
MOND is not even a theory, it's just taking Newton (a known wrong theory), then adding fudge factors to "account for" (not even explain) the rotational velocity of galaxies ONLY (does it apply to the solar system? apparently not). It may appeal to an engineer, but that's not what one is supposed to look for here.
You don't seem to know what these words mean.
the size of baryonic acoustic oscillations (BAO) in galaxies as they expand out from the center of the universe
Unless that center lies literally somewhere along the fourth dimension (about 15 billion lightyears away, natch) there is something wrong here. Don't these BAOs appear as standing waves in the galaxy gas?
I like to think that somewhere in that large mapped volume, there is the perfect little italian village in which to pass one's vacation...
P.S. Here is Frank Wilczek talking about the energy content of the vacuum and reminiscing about Feynman.
THE PITCHFORKS ARE OUT AND THEY AIN'T GOING BACK.
High-falutin politically correct "liberal" (in the US-stlye) clowns of the nontrepreneur or the professional gov-supported cultural marxist sort have ignored the down-to-earth flyover country rubes for too long.
PAYBACK TIME! POPCORN!
SOME BABY IS GONNA GET THROWN OUT WITH THE BATHWATER
... BUT!!! YOU CAN'T MAKE OMELETTE WITHOUT BREAKING SOME EGGS as skilled bomberette Condi Rice once said (Yvy league, piano player, whiter than quite a few of the pretend-white metrosexuals around me at the time of the present tweeting. Ans she wasn't even holding forth with Mr. Hilter on the balcony of the Axis Café.)
... And that's before we even get to the point where supporting Hillary is basically treason and pining for Israel-supported neoconnery and war machinations in Europe and Asia (to the detriment of the hapeless Yuropeans, more or less Merkelated if not Emasculated by his Biggness Obama, and whatever Asian country can be dragooned into the Pivot to Asia freakshow). But that's just by the by!
I wonder what a landwar in Ireland looks like.....
Not sure whether by Brits who want to invade again - this time for good, Yanks who remember Vietnam, US Irish who don't want to drown their ancestors'' island in Agent Orange, Yanks who know nothing, Brits pining for the Empire on which the Sun Never Sets, Scots getting a sour feeling when somebody mentions an invasion, or just P.U.T.I.N. downvoting everthing to give everyone a hard time?
I wonder what a landwar in Ireland looks like.....
Excel is a swiss knife type tool every accountant knows on a level you would not master in years.
Yes, the blood stains and finger pieces in the accounting sector show that this is the case!
Excel: A bad idea, implemented badly, used badly by herd mentality people who want to have nothing to do with "programming" and actually believe fitting complex dataflow logic into a harebrained 2D schema with hidden and impenetrable interrelations (and design faults galore) is ABSOLUTELY NOT PROGRAMMING.
I didn't know that bugs come in "types".
You had BETTER look at the code itself. It's damned easier to find a problem if you have the code than finding the same problem if you don't. "Hacks" don't appear from nowhere (unless its' 1000 monkey hacking). The attacker will get the spec, then think a) about how the spec could fail or b) how the developer could fail in implementing the spec. Attacks via b) are best reduced by formal methods or code inspection.
In my times, these were called "expert systems".
What cyber marketing guru cyber invents these cyber word monstrosities?
The Indian Government may have reason to target CloudFlare customers.
Governments always have reasons to target their citizens. Always.
It already begins with the fact that there is a "national debt" (debtless unborn life? You wish!).
I only have this (when The Zuck was 19):
via this blogpost
Logging Off by Anatoly Karlin
where we also get this nice text:
Finally, by rewiring so many first class brains from deep analytical mode to dopamine-seeking wisecrack mode – Charles Murray and even (ironically) N. N. Taleb himself might be in the early stages of that – social media might have ultimately retarded progress. This is not to even mention the considerable cognitive effort that has been expended directly to develop and maintain Facebook and its various clones and applications like Farmville, Mafia Wars, etc. as well as Twitter, Instagram, etc. It certainly pales besides the epochal misallocation of cognitive resources that is the modern financial sector, but it is probably quite considerable nonetheless.
Finally, it would be remiss in an extended critique of social media not to touch upon its increasingly cataclysmic political aspects.
In the past five years, social media have become ever more overt instruments of the globalist elites and their geopolitical and domestic agendas. Increasingly, they operate under the principle of “For my friends, everything; for my enemies, the law.” For instance, Russian nationalists who still maintain active Facebook accounts are far likelier to get hit with bans than their Ukrainian counterparts and other assorted color revolutionaries (see above). Ergo for Twitter, even though there has never been a Russian or Novorossiyan equivalent of the #banderakaratel campaign. This goes in tandem with support for pro-Western revolutionary forces across Eurasia, China, and the Islamic world. Ultimately, the major information companies are almost all US based, so it is only natural that they would seek to cater to American geopolitical interests. And needless to say, the Chinese and Russian governments use the tools they have at their disposal, such as domestic alternatives (Vkontakte, Sina Weibo, etc) and a policy of either banning foreign companies entirely (China) or making them keep their data on their own territory (Russia). It might be pointless to rail against this state of affairs, but it is outright dishonest to pretend that geopolitically, social media is some sort of global kumbaya circle.
Let's go rather non-PC/non-SJW regarding this discussion with a valid point:
Here, for example, is Mark Dayton, the Governor of Minnesota, a former Senator from that state, a Democrat, and the living, breathing embodiment of the Midwestern Nice style—a style which, as I have opined before, may one day be the death of us all. He was holding a news conference Thursday, before the Dallas killings, about the Philando Castile shooting. Quote:
"Would this had happened if those passengers were white? I don’t think it would’ve. So I’m forced to confront, and I think all of us in Minnesota are forced to confront, [that] this kind of racism exists."
[Minnesota Governor On Philando Castile’s Death: He’d Still Be Alive Had He Been White, ThinkProgress, July 7, 2016]
The Governor is surely right: If Philando Castile had been white, he would most likely not have been shot. Listen to the cop’s voice on the post-shooting video. He’s scared. Probably he was scared when he looked in and saw he’d pulled over a young black guy.
He was right to be scared: Young black guys are far more dangerous than any other kind of driver—more impulsive, more aggressive, more likely to be armed. Again, just look at the crime stats.
Cops live with those stats. They know them. They know to be scared of young black men.
Governor Dayton calls that “racism.” Use any word you like, Gov. But for a cop to be extra scared, extra nervous, and yes, extra error-prone when confronting a young black man is ordinary common sense and self-preservation.
You would be too if you were a cop…which of course you’re not. You’re a career politician.
Sounds like a painful infection, possibly "down there". Will antibiotics help?
You seem to be demeaning to Muslims and possibly TheEthnicityThatShallNotBeNamed?
Police at the US State of Missouri's O’Fallon Police Department issued a statement warning that four individuals were arrested in a Black BMW with a handgun after they were reported lurking at locations where Pokemon were likely to appear.
Just Clintonistas phising for votes.
No wait, they are armed...
It might have a generic C library on top, but to talk to the (custom) hardware like as not you will need assembler, and to write the lowest level c library functions.
This is 2016, not 1975 when "compilers" and "parser" where magic shit that had to live on tapes and function in 32KiB RAM.
Your statement just means you don't use the right DSL or can't be arsed to write one.
Any anyone who calls out for "tight code" in IoT nowadays is a few beers short of a sixpack. Unless the memory is expensive because it's radiation-hardened...
Java tends to be "run anywhere with _exactly_ the same version of JRE that the author used, on the same OS version, on the same hardware"
Well, that's obviously untrue otherwise the Apache project (or anyone else, for that matter) would never offer precompiled packages for download at all.
I don't know where you guys have been...
No you can't.
"Assembly" doesn't even exist as any "assembly" is completely chip (and might I say, board dependent) and using it is anyway similar to killing cockroaches by throwing lego bricks at them. While being gimp'd up.
But the assembler (the program) and the editor to write the code can fit into 15 KByte. That's a plus.
Anyone who expresses the desire to "learn" it is on a hiding to nowhere. You can just "do" it, and best print out the PDFs manuals first, because there will be much cursing and flipping through pages.
I also fail to see who would want to use this approach in 2016 even for the IoT unless stuff is being shat out so quickly that there isn't even enough time to wire up a proper compiler backend to generate the binary specific to said "Thing". Go figure.
Someone downloaded a Pokestuff at work today but it was virus-laden. Cute!
The Rise of The Machines will not be performed by killbots managed by a Artificial Consciousness.
They will be cuddly pseudo-characters that casually kill you economically while they chatter in high-pitched voices.
A mixture between Agent Smith and Tribbles, maybe?
"Look in the mirror, it's you!"
Well, duh! And it's only the beginning.
“At least with Hilary Clinton I know what I’m dealing with. Trump is mentally unstable."
Delusion comes in many forms. Clinton was the gal responsible for foreign policy. How did that work out? It's just that they got Ghaffi sodomoized with a knife than cackled about it on TV. Called Putin a new Hitler. Wants to go up against China and penetrate Ukraine. Great stuff. I guess only a loss of a few US cities will make Murricanians wake up?
Ah, a saying from when Colonial Marines ladies were artfully piloting dropships from orbit into harm's way, not even removing the Ray Bans (having overly confident mariens and some unhinged civvies meant to do "consulting" in the cargo hold).
Those were the times, when America was Great...
I have been at the Battlestar Galactica prop hangar and these Vipers looked very impressive.
There are going to be quite a few built (>3000).
Woah there is crystal ball rolling around here. Someone may have lost it?
As a country we literially make more money by buying these than not. We'd make money even if we immediately put the jets through a car crusher after taking delivery.
Complete failure of basic economic knowledge detected.
Where will the taxpayer-sourced economic oomph come from for this EXACTLY? Don't say we will print money or go into debt (which are just other ways of saying "my children will pay for this"). What kind of economic activity will have to be NOT implemented to get this crap into the air?
Plus, what are carriers good for?
Carriers won't go up against anyone who can rip a largish hole into their hull.
So. They are nice for implementing Liberal Whitey's "Responsibility To Protect" against erstwhile sandland dicatorial friends who have been reinvented as enemies for domestic political reasons ... but that epoch of history is receding fast.
They might be used to do police operations to keep the
Colored Hordesdiversity-bringing people of the sun at bay, which is a new period that's indubitably coming over the horizon (while the US wants us to fight the Russians for them, thank you suckers, but that's another discussion), but for that you don't need F-35s. You need floating container structures with helopads.
It is this the Obamoroid or the Dalekama?
Three executive employees from Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) have agreed to take a ten per cent salary cut for four months following the mistake.
DAFUCK? Clearly we are now entering Political Kevlar Vest Zone!
The black hole acts as a “thermostat” and stops the galaxy growing, Prof McNamara said. The gas is too excited to clump together and form stars. If the galaxy grows too fast, the black hole swallows up more matter and releases more energy to fire up the hot plasma to prevent more matter being formed.
I don't think I understand this. Something lost in translation?
Especially if the author is a media analyst or something generally writing about copyright issues.
YADDA YADDA SCROLL!
We probably need a whole new intelligentsia: one less eager to reduce humans to programmable robots, or uncomplaining deterministic rats.
Woah, is this a complaint from the 30s or what? I don't think that this is anwhere near of what is being said or implied.
Baby, bathwater. OUT!
I don't think they are, Java is *incredibly* unpopular with a lot of the programming community, at least in part because of the overly verbose syntax and bloat
The advantage is that you are not forced to use "Java" on the JVM.
You can use Clojure for example (YAHA modern LISP, i LOVE IT), Groovy (the only language I currently use on the JVM) or quite a few others.
Although I am looking at Haskell at the moment. A typed functional language? Fuck yes, this is the pr0nz. Not on the JVM though.
"Oracle is committed to Java and has a very well defined proposal for the next version of the Java EE specification – Java EE 8 – that will support developers as they seek to build new applications that are designed using micro-services on large-scale distributed computing and container-based environments on the Cloud"
I wouldn't even use Java for this. The Erlang Virtual Machine and the Elixir language seem more appropriate to this use case.
While this new interface would use some parts of Java EE, it would be approximately 80 to 90 per cent proprietary.
It would also be 80 to 90 per cent stillborn. I hope everybody knows about / remembers the unusuable horror of the Sun-issued J2EE (Java 2 enterprise edition) super-heavy spec. "Enterprise" Java became viable (though still unnecessarily baroque at times) when the JEE specification and its free implementations became available (and then there is/was Spring as a competitor). Proprietary complex stuff that one can not play around with, open up, modify or drop on the floor as needed in 2016+? HAH!!!
I'm not for misogyny but the only time inequality won't exist is when everything has been nuked to smithereens.
Meanwhile, life goes on!
Hillary should be leading Trump by double digits
That would be if Hillary had anything to offer except more neocon bullshit and populist "liberal" rhetoric. (Hell, she's the chosen candiate for Project For A New American Century II, this should make anyone's hair stand on end)
Trump should be DESTROYING Hillary like a B-52 area bombardment with bunker busters and added napalm. Only Ameridumb mental zombification and the MSM's control of the Goodthink narrative served with fat amounts of Computer Graphics and Duckspeak keeps the Trump barbarian out of the entirely rotten, maggot-infested and pestiferous Rome of the establishment.
In any case, they certainly can be found in a data center in Utah. To be printed out and slipped elegantly across a waxed desk should the need ever arise, accompanied by a small cough and raised eyebrows, as is the Imperial City's custom.
(One should also prosecute the cleaning lady for not adequately dusting around the server, the gardener for not appropriately cutting the greens visible from the server room windows etc.)