Does anybody know ....
.... what battery technology they use for the very cold environment of space?
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.... what battery technology they use for the very cold environment of space?
"... some ransomware will quietly encrypt and decrypt data on-the-fly for months in a bid to spoil backups."
Regular sample recoveries are a good idea.
"As to whether parents should ban the mobile phone at home, Prof Beland told us: “I cannot answer this question with our data.”
Meanwhile, a Daily Mail columnist and wife of a senior UK politician has made the obvious connection that seems to have eluded these so-called scientists.,
Be very wary of anyone who can whistle complicated tunes quickly.
Will there be any controversial sex scenes?
"Wijgergangs also highlights another advantage of the Z-Wave spec - by using the 900MHz frequency, rather than ZigBee's (and WiFi's and Thread's) 2.5GHz frequency, the spectrum is less cluttered. And that can translate to significantly less power usage as it reduces the number of retries needed to send data."
So, if every (future) device uses Z-Wave, there's your messy orgy right there.
It sounds like you need to take out an injunction against your wife.
Mine is a 'Limit' watch, £9.99 from some high street retailer. I buy a replacement about every two years after the battery runs out.
.... but it's sailed away from .se and took some time to mend its sails.
It looks like high.horse isn't registered (yet). It would be great for a forum full of pedantic and didactic discussion on a variety of topics.
"... some feel it is a long-needed reflection of the actual internet; others that it is a money-grabbing scheme with little real value."
I'm now desperately trying to find that spoof WB cartoon that makes fun of censorship. Can anybody help? It's well made and funny!
There would still be an eventual discrepancy because Earth's rotation speed is _continuously_ slowing down. There is nothing 'sacred' about the defined caesium standard, but it is very stable and accurate and easily reproduced by scientists all over the world, which is why it's used.
What about Kdenlive (KDE non-linear video editor)? Does anyone have any experience of it and how does it compare to better known and more widely used applications?
"This would switch the blocking on by default, targeting Google, which the mobile networks want to encourage to share revenue."
Imagine if the Post Office demanded a percentage of the value of goods shipped from Ebay purchases, because "ebay and its sellers are making a lot of money and we should have some of it".
"Not sure if I need more coffee, ...."
You need lashing with a BOFH Bullwhip; that'll make you think fast.
"To make the calculations, the client’s data is loaded into the secure hardware in the cloud, where the data is decrypted, processed and re-encrypted."
Doesn't that mean giving the 'cloudy box' your encryption keys? Or maybe the cloudy box sends you a key that you use to encrypt your data first, before sending it off. Anyone?
Is this of some significance in the Chinese belief of the meaningfulness of numbers, or have all the 'cool' dot-com names been taken already?
. "Interestingly, Chinese consumers are even buying tea from the UK."
Ah, the cultural imperialist spearhead force of Tetley Tea Folk. The Chinese have no idea what they've let themselves in for.
Otherwise known as an executable file with a name that might fool people who don't have a clue, such as those working in government, military and other nationally important organisations. How much effort would it take to train people about this?
I worked for four years in a department where a colleague was called Terry Collins. The next job I had, there was a man called Colin Terry. That really threw me.
"... a cache of 18,000 Social Security numbers was found on one of the infected PCs."
That sounds like the university was storing Social Security numbers without much security.
Maybe so, but they're all in a straight line! I wonder if it's deliberate.
"... intelligent assistants of various sizes ..."
Children can be useful and are sometimes great company.
In situations like this, just mark the entire region in a grey colour labelled 'Here be tigers', which is probably true in this case.
Possibly in combination with an unfamiliar mite parasite. Life is complicated, as always.
Charon and Pluto wobble about each other, their centre of orbit being outside of either of them. That wriggling blob in the middle is probably the two of them and all that can be 'seen' at long range with a long exposure. The other moons might orbit around the centre of gravity of the Pluto-Charon combination since their orbits seem to have quite smooth paths in the animation shown.
I saw four of them in a tree as I was waiting at traffic lights in Houslow (west of London) about ten years ago. They also seem to have a large colony in Kew Gardens, especially noticable in the summer.
I'd assume that the low genetic diversity is because they originated from a small population of escaped pet birds many years ago.
Stay away from Linux; it's too good to be true.
I see large patches of blue sky and objects are casting shadows. That's what we call a 'nice sunny day' in the UK.
It's the opposite of plea bargaining. You plead not guilty to a more serious charge that you make up.
I'm glad you signed up to The Register to air your concerns about this obvious failing by NASA. You'll find a warm welcome and a home for calm and rational discussion here.
"... patients can edit their own records making the information untrustworthy from a clinical perspective."
Do you mean freely edit? No locked fields? If so, I'm amazed.
Maybe they make 'mistakes' deliberately so they achieve and maintain this. Just a sneaky suspicion.
.... to rat onna stick. Can we have named meat pies as the next article?
" Depending on the extent of trade policy isolation, the UK’s real gross domestic product (GDP) per capita would be between 0.6 and 3.0 percent lower in the year 2030 than if the country remained in the EU. "
When was the last time that an economist's predictions for fifteen years in the future were correct?
Why do you need HD video to see and identify who's at your door? Surely a medium resolution still picture (maybe updated every second) is all you need.
"... the halo appeared to be roughly 100 times the diameter of the moon."
On a galactic scale, that is incredibly thin, assuming that is an absolute size and assuming that it's 'our' moon they are referring to. Or, does that mean the observed area of our sky compared to our moon .....?
"Andromeda Galaxy's halo is the largest one ever to be eyeballed so near to Earth beyond the Milky Way."
Is there another, smaller halo, within the Milky Way?
.... for NSA staff who access people's private video chats and photo-collections for their own amusement or interest?
.... which senior officer was watching the video and said, "Hey, I recognise that ... er .... face."
Those behind the deal boasted it would lead to “projected savings in excess” of £20m against “standard” pricing.
Translation: "They tried to screw us massively, but we only let them screw us a little bit."
"The NSA doesn't sell data, your grocery store does," he said. "But I don't hear anyone complaining about the grocery store's discount card, because you get a discount."
I chose to join the 'grocery store' scheme and gave them a 'junk' e-mail address so I can ignore any spam. I never choose (and didn't even know until recently) that the NSA(/GCHQ/etc) were making notes of who I called and when, where I was and when and which website I looked at and when.
I have reasonable confidence that the grocery store will never try to blackmail me or embarass me in any way by revealing my purchases of tobacco/condoms/pile-ointment or try to spy on me while I use any or either of my purchases. I know that the NSA(etc) have already used their powers to spy on people's private web-cam chats for their own personal amusement and to spy on their own spouses to sniff out infidelity etc. For this, the individual operators get a 'stern talking to'.
So, why should I trust them in any way and why should I pay attention to this idiot's analogies?
.... they used to shout out loud that Bitcoin is mostly used by drug dealers/users and terrorist weapons dealers and to evade legitimate financial controls and taxation. Are all those activities 'ok' now?
You can order Demask products from Target.
Which number base are you using? I can't figure it out. (13 is still in its LTS period so I'll stay with it and it always takes a year to get most of the wrinkles ironed out.)
I'm happy to try new things and have a spare SSD to play with, but for the 'ordinary domestic user' I'm fairly sure there would be no advantage for me over using Linux Mint 13, as I have done for two years now (I accept all level 1,2 and 3 updates and make partition clones at regular intervals). Can anyone say if I'd see improvements or anything notably different?
Could you write a shutdown script that warns you if you have open files? (I know you shouldn't have to).
They would be ROFLing but the head bucket wearer would see them smiling and giving approving/admiring glances (until the bus ran over him).
"As a search term, Apple Inc. returns literally thousands of hits on the FTC site."
So do Microsoft Inc and Google Inc and also The Register. Is this guilt by association?
Some of us know how to have fun.
"... regulation is out-of-touch and can be better explained with printable image cards."
If a 'regulation' is written so badly that it can't be easily understood by a competent person who makes an effort to read it, then it needs some serious rewriting.
Wait a minute, black helicopters are landing in front of my house!