11 posts • joined Tuesday 14th October 2008 14:53 GMT
when I did some work at the IT dept of a major Dutch brewery, I saw they proudly displayed framed original receipts on the walls of the corridors from their long-standing supplier, IBM. for adding machines bought in the 30s and 40s.
business doesn't like change
not warned? I received many e-mails, even months ago foretelling the move.
that video actually shows the edited highlights of the technology in 5 minutes, for the weak of attention-span.
efficient turbines require lightweight magnets requires Neodymium requires rare earth mining means a giant hole in Inner Mongolia, China results in all our monies are belong to them.
how green is the rare earth mine in Bāotóu? But that's OK, because it's over there, along with all our jobs.
Moffat is a genius and 100% right in this case. Having said that, the BBC itself trails upcoming episodes so heavily and explicitly these days, it's almost worse. At least you can avoid fan spoilers. Trailers for the next epi are on during the end credits of the previous.
details (devil in the)
Pay attention please. The emission figures for the production version will be higher than the twin-turbine concept because most of the 250 cars to be built will have a turbocharged 4-cylinder 1.6L petrol engine.
Surprised this has taken so long; shipping containers have been used to house generators and water-pumps for fire supression for years.
The flightdeck of the future airliner will comprise of a computer, a pilot and a dog. The computer will fly the plane, the pilot will feed the dog and the dog will make sure the pilot doesn't try to fly the plane.
Seeing as the largest share of air accidents is caused by human error, I'd feel safer being flown by computer.
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