good job FTC!
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good job FTC!
that I am renaming "The Internet of Things" to "The Internet of Hype."
"So who does the appointing? Who gets appointed? The only thing that changes is the time limit for the office."
Read it again, the proposal is to have it decided by drawing or casting of lots.
Which is to say, a national lottery (note the same root-word, of "lot").
At this point IE is standards complaint, so I fail to see your point.
Someone give this man a cigar!
Write standards compliant code for VERSIONED STANDARDS (none of this "Living standard" bullshit). Run in through a validator for that standard, and you'll find it works for every browser that supports said standard.
yep, I'm so not buying the "officer safety" line.
If you really want to shoot a cop, just walk around till you see one, then shoot. That's what this last nutter did.
note: I do not condone violence against cops, so please don't do that. I also do not condone lackluster prosecutors when they end up on the defense in court though, which is why there is such an anti-cop mentality lately.
Apparently we're following different projects.
FD deceived their supporters about the status of development right up until a week before release, where they dropped the bombshell they would be dropping promised features, not because they weren't possible, but because it didn't "fit his visions," and no refunds on the bait-and-switch. Personally, I think DB should be a bit more like Stevie Nicks and keep his visions to himself, and instead fulfill his promises.
OTOH, CIG puts out information at such a rate it's almost impossible to keep up on it all. Seriously, if you aren't on their site at least once a day, you miss things. While their site redesign sucks, there is a ton of information about all levels of development there. Systems, programming, debugging, lore... that's just in the official planned announcements, devs are in the forums every day responding to the community. I keep seeing this complaint, but short of putting the code on Github, I don't see any way for them to be more open. I have not seen anywhere NEAR the openness from FD.
As to S42 it's been made episodic and the first episode is scheduled to drop this year. This was announced.
I don't know why you guys keep misspelling "Content-free ad network"
In the US atleast, you should be able to claim "Slander of Title" (IIRC that's what Novell filed against SCO for). It does require a willingness to take it to court.
Except that only a handful of people think companies should voluntarily pay more tax then required, fewer still think it's a boycottable offence.
Strangely enough none of these hypocrites go out of their way to pay extra tax either.
you should always be running in a RAID, and have backups if your data and uptime is of any importance.
From what I have seen the Barracuda line does have a much higher failure rate then the Constellations.
The batch of WDs we got failed, then the replacements failed.
The only useful case is where there are internal functional features, a destructive scan might be useful.
At that point you could just save it to a file though.
Wikipedia got their facts wrong?
This is not a serious source of information, and shouldn't be considered for anything more important then a drunken bar bet.
Not hard really, I don't think Jesus was a particularly big fellow.
You can't depend on that, if you do they'll start telling the truth, because you'll think it's a lie.
'So everyone should sell at the lowest possible price and then we can all live on $1.50 a day like the people in the rest of the world. Sounds fair enough of course it will put paid to the products that are developed in rich countries as they cannot to recruit people at $1.50 per day for some reason.'
That assumes perfectly efficient markets, which we don't have. In a perfectly efficient market (in theory, not even the stock markets where nothing physical changes hands is perfectly efficient), there would be no arbitrage. There would be no need, therefor no money to be made in it, and therefor no one doing it. There is a certain amount of inefficiency that the market will support, but in a free market it's counter-balanced by arbitrage. That's what keeps markets from getting TOO inefficient.
"There will always be an imbalance between the cost of goods in under developed economies and those in developed economies, not least because of the exchange fluctuations that exist between economies, £1 in the UK is equal to Euro 1.3 today but maybe only Euro 1 tomorrow."
If allowed to work, arbitrage would keep the cost of the goods fairly close (how close depends on market efficiency for the market in question)
"Economic control also drives up the price. The luxury good markets love China and other countries where the use of money is controlled by fixed exchange rates and limitations on peoples ability to travel. They are the countries where luxury goods sell for the full price whereas in the developed economies they sell below that price because people can go elsewhere to find it cheaper."
That's because controlled markets are artificially inefficient. Also, I wouldn't say "sell for the full price," as that implies the price is set in renminbi (CNY) and lowered to get euros, pounds, and dollars.
I don't think you understand what a free market is.
In a free market, if I don't like the price locally, I can go to where the price is cheaper and buy it, maybe even buy a lot of it and sell it in the more expensive market. This is an arbitrage transaction, and is part of every free market.
John P is correct, the barge is uncrewed during landing.
This actually doesn't help. All they have to do is use the same algorithm to generate a hash and run the comparison against the hashes apple has.
While this means someone at Apple can't reconstruct your fingerprint from the hash, the FBI/CIA/NSA/GCHQ/WTF Ever can use it to verify your fingerprint.
actually, most sites which take passwords but do not do anything PCI related do not have security questions. they just mail you a link to change your password when required.
It was more, "It was a mistake to do, but it wasn't intentional."
I still don't believe it.
"I wonder if this would not be the way for newspapers to prevent Google News from scraping (and Huffpost, for that matter)"
Irrelevant. Newspapers don't want to stop google news. In every case they where given the opportunity to, publishers have showed an opposition to actually using the rights.
While it's horrifying, it's not something I haven't seen. It's completely believable that they don't have backups.
yep, no exploit code and the vuln is not fixed in the wild.
Seems to vindicate the policy that without publishing deadlines it doesn't get fixed.
That's not google's fault. The ability was always there, they are just pointing it out.
Remember administration (or security) through obscurity is not administration at all.
They could have held it in Chicag... oh
"even assuming SQL was under patent, this is 17+ years under US law. Expired!"
We aren't talking about patents, we are talking about copyrights. Copyrights are automatic and (for all practical purposes) have no expiration.
Twitter announces they got hacked, as the Obama administration has requested companies do.
I think you'll find they have not properly filed for and obtained a "patent" in DPRK.
,,,that Wheeler can selectively apply parts of Title 2. If he tries to, we're going to be back here again.
I acknowledge he can declare something covered or not, but it's either completely covered or not at all. Anything else is outside his remit, as it is the purview of congress.
The US needs to <del>remove the monopoly the phone companies have</del> keep the streets ripped up conenuously.
Seriously, phones are a natural monopoly because of the cost and inconvenience of building networks. what they should do is split services and network maintenance into two companies, and allow anyone who wants to offer different services to use the network at the same price.
Hell, I'm willing to say nationalize the network and allow different companies to use it to deliver different services, and I'm normally a free-market nutter.
Jazz drives are the first think I though of too.
God, 2G seemed like so much then.
You mean you don't want to show the world exactly what it might be like to kiss your arse?
Can I propose an amendment that all updates also must require a simple way to roll back?
-- Wishes phone was still on Kitkat.
so, even tithe refers to (traditionally) 1/10th.
For the record, I have yet to not drink at a symposium, and who doesn't look at those lefties with suspicion?
a gun is little more then a small pipe with a cartage and a nail to strike the pin...
I can think of a couple of pipe-shaped cavities.
I thought you guys payed the writers for copy, or do you keep them locked up in the dungeon?
Yeah, "Voyager Direct" is an awful name. I can't believe no one noticed that abbreviation before it went to users...
I have a list of games a long as my arm, those are not among them. Titanfall looked interesting, but it's a bit overpriced for a game which only offers MOBA play. Destiny, by all accounts (even the supportive ones) is grindy. I've never liked GTA or Battlefield. Frankly, racing games are a dime a dozen. All of these have one thing going for them that ED didn't, they where honest and TOLD the buyer that being online would be a requirement.
David Braben said ED wouldn't be, but David lied. It puts real perspective on Ian Bell's comment that the one thing he would do differently is not trust David.
Prarents start with the "boys things" vs. "girls things" before a child is old enough to show a preference. From the mobiles above the pram to to pram itself. Is there some influence of genetics? Sure, but I've known enough "geek girls" to conclude that a Y chromosome does not make you a maths hating princess.
None of it makes any sense at all. US or EU version. We're all human, the race and gender divides people insist on creating are just bullshit.
As to the gender disparity, it starts long before school. It starts in the home, with the parents who get their sons lego and their daughters barbie.
Why should my privacy be at the whim of every asshole with a camera?
I'm NOT on facebook, but I'm sure there are photos of me there.
"Rocket engineers don't dig holes."
Don't be so sure. "Once the rocket go up who cares where they come down? That is not my department, says Warner von Braun."
(there is nothing metaphorical about a blast crater.)
No, what they are saying is:
There are fundamental flaws with how people use things in the real world that this implementation treats naively. Going some other way forces the user to use it properly, and therefore in practice, is far more secure.
That's a completely reasonable claim, in fact I find it to be one of the things security researchers SHOULD be talking about, but often don't.
Good Job, security researchers!
That's a good question. I THINK it means activating a cell plan, but am not certain.
I'm sure it does affect the apple family as well (I did the same thing with my iPad 2 this replaced), but is the ratio the same? How what is the ratios for unactivated tablets? I don't know, but without actually looking at this, these numbers are hard to trust.
As someone who bought a tablet (nVidia's, if you must know) and hasn't bothered to activate it, I wonder how many are like me? WiFi is so ubiquitous, even where I am, there's no reason to pay for a plan. Even where it isn't, I can just turn my phone into an access point.
I'm not sure that activations tell the whole story.
This whole article sounds like a tailor-made argument for PRT.
I think much of the originality that seems to be gone now, comes from the constraints about what you couldn't do. Now things seem so limitless, you can do anything so (relatively) easily we don't have the limitations that help us define the game. I really thing a large part of creativity is those limitation, seeing what we can do within them, seeing what we can do to hide them.