Re: Very impressive re. semantics
I'm sure a rendezvous involves Rama in some way.
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I'm sure a rendezvous involves Rama in some way.
If he sets foot on US soil, would they arrest him for DMCA breaches?
Maybe now they'll realise that poor security hits them on the bottom line. Most of them need this kind of clue stick.
If Philae's solar cells and battery can last, will Philae and its instruments survive the outgassing as the comet loops around the sun? What is the planned timescale of observation events? Is it intended that Rosetta will maintain orbit or does the mission have a natural end-point?
Is this why, for the past month, I've ben hit by "Online Rx 35% discount" spam, sometimes four a day?
I've used a particular yahoo email address as a 'sign up' address for various things over many years. I think it's time to get a new email address and migrate all my 'serious and useful' accounts over to that.
Just sweep the room for potted plants and crisp packets before you have any sensitive discussions.
"This company has shown a great deal of integrity by fully cooperating with investigators ...."
They'd have shown more integrity by listening to staff when they first complained about it. I can't imagine that the staff said nothing for a long time, then suddenly all decided to complain to the US DoL.
Does this mean he is the largest 'private individual shareholder' but there are corporate shareholders with a larger shareholding than him, or does it mean that he owns the largest block of shares of any registered owners? What percentage of Oracle shares does he own?
I'll fly a drone over Aldermaston, just up the road from me, to see how well this works.
They could use images in Flickr, or personal blog posts on any of hundreds of sites.
It's truly scary, the number of things/settings that I've forgotten I'd done. I only figure them out again after much fault finding and swearing.
Edit the port forwarding settings on your router. I'm assuming that your router is set up to forward 5000,5001 to your Synology box and that you do normally have access to it from the internet.
How much continuous thrust would be needed to get a reasonable payload from Earth orbit to Mars orbit within a timescale of a few months?
How big would a solar panel array need to be to generate even 2.5KW when in Mars orbit?
" ... is the phone strapped to the arm ..."
I was going to make a comment about your 'assumption', suggesting alternatives, but I realised that I'd be revealing highly personal information if I did that.
How could you expect any of those to breed?
It seems that all 'scientific' videos have background music. The makers may think that they need to do this to 'reach out' to the MTV generation.
If a web developer creates a 'new element', does this require any changes to my browser or its plugins?
While you're shaking hands, you can slip in a shoulder punch to emphasise how 'modern' and 'cool' you are.
" ... a secure network known as RDINet, which was set up by the CIA to store classified documents for Senate staff to scrutinze ..."
The Senate trusted them. How quaint.
They've been giving their customers golden showers for years so I suppose it's only fair.
Does Mars ever occlude Saturn? If it does, it can't happen very often, surely?
I'm waiting for amanfrommars to post a comment about value judgements and earthling cultural imperialism.
One third of a sentence (if that) gets your antennae quivering. You're very sensitive for some reason. How do you know that the AC is British? Even if he/she is, then does this mean that nobody who's armed forces have ever committed war crimes can make any comment about any other country in this way? Can you tell us what your nationality is, so we know when to tell you to shut up about other countries?
You don't have to give your real name. I went through a phase of saying 'Carlos' when asked.
" ... confronted with a double slit, even a single photon will exhibit wave-like behaviour ..."
It used to be that we were amazed when light, known to be an EM wave propogating through space, behaved as if it were a stream of particles, which we called photons under certain circumstances and observations. Now, .......
Well done on anticipating one question that many people would ask.
Will there be pics, a video, live link?
That was actually funny, in a funny way. You put some effort into it, well done.
So, as I drive from Lands End to John O'Groats, it will use GPS or mobile location services to adjust the accent accordingly? That could be fun/interesting/amusing.
What Thing might I buy for my home that stores my credit card details, date of birth or name and address?
If I have a 'fridge that orders milk', surely it just needs a unique account number that my supermarket's server recognises and links to their stored details about me? etc.
I'm sure that most GPs don't have doctorates, i.e. PhDs awarded for original research. They have have medical degrees in a similar way that I have an engineering degree. 'Doctor' is a very old fashioned courtesy title when used to address them.
Is there any international agreement or control over who can launch and establish a satellite in orbit? Is there a 'slot map' anywhere that can be consulted?
A dielectric material is not defined by its lack of ability to conduct electricity; the property of being dielectric refers to its ability to be polarised by an electric field. It may be that the silicon dioxide has dielectirc propertes that are useful in this application, or it may be that its properties as an insulator are why it is used. Either way, some stable, reversible and non-destructive change is taking place.
The word 'sharks' might be considered as a functional adjective here.
I've started thinking about vampires. Will this be a stake in Microsoft? Is this a suitable analogy?
You might have a screw loose. Then again, you know enough to take care of that.
Have you considered changing your username?
Has this actually been compared, by analysis of any recovered mammoth DNA?
Is it certain that these genes are active in the elephant and that an elephant does have a better sense of smell because of this?
Has anyone tried training and testing elephants to see if they can replace sniffer dogs ?
If you initially hear a recorded announcement saying, "This call may be recorded for security or training purposes.", they have given you permission to record the call.
So now, LinkedIn can send real spam instead of just social spam?
... and was expecting some kind of Tim Worstall crossover/fusion article.
You forgot ....
f) Collaborative development of a new movie release in conjunction with other children in his media studies class.
There's a joke in there somewhere.
... because that means less work for us. Wasn't that the initial principle of the internet?
Doesn't a physically smaller antenna 'extract' a smaller amount of power from the incident field, thus leading to lower S/N ratios etc.? Maybe they use arrays, and other clever techniques. Waits for an expert .......
It sounds like you don't want to be touchy-feely with the UK government and its various tentacles.
"IBM won the immigration casework management system gig in 2008 but it is unclear if IBM was then appointed in 2010 ... "
Another example of poor record keeping? Who did the government contract database?
I'm unable to reply to your e-mail right now, because I'm dead. I hope to return at some time in the future (if you believe in that sort of thing).
How would you verify that the correct people have been 'pained'?
"They can still make contributions to the economy by their consumption of other people's creative efforts, ..."
I could make some people richer by making myself poorer but I don't see how that would benefit me.