Re: Someone fell for the autocorrect
You mentioned it. That could be the spark :)
3857 posts • joined 10 Jun 2009
You mentioned it. That could be the spark :)
Paragraphs 7-10 explain the differences and the relative advantages betwen virtualisation and containerisation. Nate Amsden's excellent comment is very interesting.
... have torches and pitchforks, or were they brandishing buggy whips?
I'd be happy to charge a roving business person half that rate, and provide a meal and a bottle of wine while they surfed the net using my WiFi. Do I put an advert in my local paper?
... on the globe doesn't correspond to where they were taken (according to the location placards). I was a bit disappointed.
I encountered that problem 3 years ago when I tried to pay my (ill in hospital) Mother's phone bill, we were both with Virgin Media. They wouldn't accept my encyclopaedic knowledge of her and her account details. Eventually I drove 100 miles to her house and made the phone call from her phone, thus 'proving' my bona-fides and obtaining details for making a direct transfer from my bank account. I'm surprised that they didn't accuse me of being a burglar who'd broken into her house.
“It’s things like not confusing Eileen with Elaine.”
Whereas Dan, Dave, Don, Dick, Dom and Doug are so memorably different.
I'd be happy to put my old laptop in the DMZ and let CERN use it.
Especially the inverter, which has no reason to store any kind of data and from the link supplied appears to have no mechanism for data to get into it; (unless it has a secret built-in Wi-Fi block with data processing and a flash memory store - let's go totaly paranoid here).
P.S. The 'intact' and 'destroyed' keyboard components seem to be two different items.
Thank you. Obvious when explained simply and clearly.
Could you please briefly explain what 'augmented reality' is and why Google Glass doesn't provide it?
I remember reading about the Durovis Dive, which seems like a cheap and cheerful and clever way of getting Occulus Rift functionality, but maybe not Occulus Rift quality. After those two, I'd have thought that the only other patentable things would be 'software patents' to perform certain functions - cue court cases between Apple, Samsung, Google and others.
"I see that you're disposing of a large metallic 'white goods' item. The appropriate recycling and chemical disposal fee will be automatically added to your council tax bill."
If they were real engineers, they could be creative and kick-ass anywhere. They're not engineers, they're 'user experience imagineers'. (Grumpy old engineer mode: Off. Oh, .. I can't turn it off...)
Has anyone figured out what will happen if Googlematter and Applematter meet and interact?
It's been a while, I must dig them out of my 'library' disk.
That would be legally difficult, especially in Japan. Maybe they could set up a legally controlled 'special zone' with the herbal produce containers being sealed and then only exported to Colorado and similar places? Even then, it would be a niche product with a high price.
... and to feel that they need this, would be capable of using a standard encryption utility on a .txt file and sending it as an attachment, surely? The recipient has to be able to decrypt the attachment, yes, but if the recipient can't do that, they are probably not clued up enough to be able to use this service anyway.
I refill the cartridges of the 'real cig lookalikes' and a 30ml bottle of e-juice lasts me two weeks. If any government did try taxing them then there would be massive smuggling of this liquid.
As you said, the problem with e-cigs, from the government's point of view, is that they lead to a reduction in tax revenue; from the wealthy and influential tobacco companies' point of view it's a reduction in profits. It's not just the people who smoke/vape who are addicted, it's entire governments of major nations.
Maybe he thought it was a sperm-bank ATM.
Apparently, if you have a paper published in an ASCE journal, nobody else is allowed to publish it anywhere, not even you. Maybe they should have read the details of the conditions before they submitted it for publication? (The meaning of the word 'submit' might be relevant here.)
Edit: I just noticed that I have to press a button labelled 'Submit'. I give up.
Surely that should be 'sibling'?
When I got my Nexus 4, the first thing I did was put a matte protective sheet on the screen. I accidentally positioned it so that the edge of the sheet went over the front camera lens. This made my selfies look much better. I can recommend this process.
I'd like to have my time over again and be a NASA engineer. It looks like FUN!! (Then again, I'd probably be on the team that analyses the results and prepares spreadsheets and graphs for middle management meetings; then have to double check and justify the budget projection figures. Reality has always bitten me.)
I liked the custom decor of his welding mask. He pays attention to the overall aesthetic of the event :)
That's probably because you only hear about the ones that are worth talking about and developing further.
A long time ago, as part of a spa/massage experience, I was rubbed down by a lady who wore a genuine sharkskin glove. It really was like a fine but grippy abrasive paper and suprisingly pleasant. By that stage, my body had been pummeled to jelly and I was too relaxed to care about anything.
"I don't understand your problem; it works fine on MY computer."
I read that as Meth Labs.
If Nosey Smurf crashes, GCHQ get a blue screen of deaf.
Are there any articles or websites that explain the differences between, for example, Oracle's Unbreakable Linux and RHEL's Linux core? Why do some people swear by Debian Stable and others always use Open Suse? Are the differences too complicated to understand and for me to make logical decisions based on them?
"The data belongs to the individual, not to the company."
In the case against Google, the data was a newspaper report (belonging to the Spanish newspaper) of a court case in Spain and is therefore a matter of public record throughout the EU. There is some very woolly thinking and strange arguments being bandied around in this area.
The 'right to be forgotten' should be about personal photographs and early attempts at poetry, not court cases that you now find embarassing.
Scotland already has its own mint, for notes at least. All they need to do is make some desgn/colour changes and then a minor spelling change to 'poond'. Job done.
Having bought the three adjacent plots at the back and sides of your house, you then have about five separate adjacent plots that are a potential threat to your privacy and peaceful enjoyment.
" ... the people with ... were no less likely to have died ..."
So, they were already dead when they took the urine samples?
Thank you for giving me an excuse for this.....
With an Occulus Rift type headset and a sharp blade sticking out of the front of it, you could fly lethal (to the target) kamikaze missions.
At some point, two wires will have to be connected to this thing (or item of clothing) in such a way that all parts of the (super)capacitor have a low resistance path to the wires. How would this be done?
I wear steel underpants in case of "perineal robbery" attempts. So far, my precaution has paid off.
I see what you did there.
On the album that followed Bat Out Of Hell, someone had inscribed 'Chicken Out Of Hell' in the same manner. The other side had 'Reeks Of Old Chicken'. At the time, I wasn't sure if that was cool and amusing or just very rude.
He might have been thinking about 'pr0nage'.
An Android tablet only needs the WiFi to be fully connected since you can tether it to your Android phone.
I thought the 'performing rights' fee was only due for playing of material from artists who had signed up to it (just about all commercially published artists). i.e. you can play your own compositions and sing your own lyrics if you haven't signed up to give the collection responsibility to the Performing Rights Society?
If I'm wrong, that is truly a crazy situation.
... to do an investigation of the personal and family financial interests of the ones who voted against this. Call me cynical if you like, because I am.
So future social historians can gain an insight into the mindset of our time.
Did you watch the pilot episode of Babylon?
I think it would sell well among a certain demographic.
I'm trying to set up a cron job that disables the launch of a Hellfire missile if an 'arm' confirmation is not received within 100ms of the initial 'weapons enable' command. This was working fine until I installed the proprietary Nvidia drivers for my FLIR display. Before anyone asks, I have installed the latest version of the combat-calc libraries.There was a post from SuperTrooper on the forum last week that dealt with cron and task schedule interference but I didn't bookmark it.
“If we want to get the benefits of broadband, particularly … in countries that aren't as wealthy as Australia ....."
If "WE want to get the benefits .."? Will the 'targeted' countries have any say in the matter?