"HUD? Or a fighter jet?"
Both of course, preferably a flying car.
548 posts • joined 7 Sep 2006
"HUD? Or a fighter jet?"
Both of course, preferably a flying car.
The future is HUD.
Like on a fighter jet.
I already want one.
by Cory Doctorow.
Of course most of you will already know about this, perhaps someone could give a spare copy to Andrus?
What is this open source of which you speak? Must look into that.
Not to be messed with.
. . predicting anything more than a year ahead surely can be nothing more than either a wild guess or a wishlist.
or you just carry on using dropbox.
. . .that's what school was for - to give everyone a grounding in all sorts of subjects. Recently we seem to have focussed more and more on passing very narrow exams at the expense of a breadth of knowledge and experience.
So I welcome the school initiative, and also sending back to school anyone who "missed a class" which is pretty much everyone over 40.
would lead to "the needs of the many . . ."
That would certainly be different to the current situation.
Is pretty simple, and often used by me at least, so why cripple that?
Posted from a chromebook, on a train.
Yes it could have been a laptop or a phone etc, but the battery/keyboard combination is a winner for many with a few hours to kill.
I was past my second cup before I noticed, and only had contacts down.
Back up a few minutes later.
For a no charge service it's like a Star Trek movie:- Infrequent, expected and of little impact.
Be afraid - they will fight back and they don't need image intensifiers to see at night.
If she's anything like my daughter it will be broken (dropped) soon enough and need replacing by Christmas. There's another problem solved!
And there, for many, is the thing we should do as we get older:- miss a meal every day (or 2).
In your case (Will) it was the doughnuts (or donuts?), for others it may be easier to miss the mid day meal. Do you need a mid day meal? Of course not. Do you miss it? Yes. Can you get used to it? Yes - go for a walk instead.
With regard to the statistics, do these take into account an aging and longer lived population? It seems that as we age we don't change our food habits much, but we do slow down and therefore expand.
Isn't that the date the new Nexus 6 is also due out? Here's hoping.
Is also said in Yorkshire as "be reight".
That's economy for you.
I remember. Excellent reputation, very good kit.
(34970A owners club).
Ubunut - I like it, has a nice ring to it.
. . . they will pay in Linden dollars.
I'm glad I'm not alone thinking tabletop seasoning every time I see that.
. . brought into the 21st century and likely to annoy just as many now as it did then.
10 or 15 years ago many company accountants would have had to record all IT spend as an asset otherwise they wouldn't get approval and the balance sheet would look crap. Then it was written down at 10 to 25% a year so never hit zero (really - I had many computers in skips which still had a value).
Yet the day it got installed it became essentially worthless (in the sense you couldn't sell it for anything like the same money). Part of this comes from the habit of dealing with machinery and cars etc of course, which do retain a value for longer.
These days we don't captitalise anything IT - written off as expenditure on day one, and we buy in smaller chunks (rolling replacement) exactly as you say.
"he hasn't even peeled them!!"
. . or taken the bones out.
(Well they wouldn't be crunchy).
And most are kept closely guarded within the academic community so the rest of us can't read them anyway.
I understand some of why that is so, but I don't like it.
But the way Google do it makes it accessible to folk without an IT department to set it up for them. There are a lot of small businesses who may find this useful. Just my 2p.
Bingo - I think you may have something there.
Linux runs fine on my Z570, but support for different graphics cards may be patchy. (Got such a good deal at the time I didn't care that the windows tax was applied)
"can't afford computers"
Its ok - they can use the local library.
Which will be closing next year.
"relatively simple NFC"
Is that why it's rubbish and insecure?
"won't change temperature"
I beg to differ - but maybe not a lot at 8 to 10A.
The plug certainly will change temperature, mainly due to the fuselink and I^2R. The socket will depend more on the wiring size perhaps.
I have run 13A plugs at 16A on test and they get HOT. Much more and they fail of course.
"only talking 2kVA"
That is quite a lot of power - the average UK 230V 13A plug will get warm running that for more than a few minutes. Even if the finished unit gets down to only 5% losses (quite a challenge), thats 100W heater sitting on your lap.
"The cloud has to be cheaper than 5 year refresh cycles for the commercial midmarket and 10 year refresh cycles for the smallest businesses."
. . is that yet again beer provided the answer.
Needs a LOT more knobs to tweak, flashing lights etc.
An app on a smartphone just doesn't cut it.
@Nigel 11 "There's no good equivalent of Autocad on Linux"
Yes there is :- Bricscad
But I agree with your sentiment - alternatives can be hard to find.
I guess that means I am promoted!
It was a surprise to see Microsoft adopting so many of the changes intoduced by Unity/Ubuntu etc in recent years. And making all the same mistakes.
Also avoiding 1000, waiting for 1001 (maybe).
You would think that as single server hardware gets older and no longer supported (looking at you HP) that would be a big push to upgrade. After all, that's what is most likely to fail.
Sounds like you should have been listening to RMS -:)
That would be IP68 then (continuous immersion).
IP67 is rated for temporary immersion (up to 1m deep for up to 30 mins).
"mother's maiden name"
Standard reply:- "Smith" then see what happens.
. . . then the first one should be called Peter.
Whilst I agree with Sgt. Pinback here in many ways, what else is MS going to sell but but re-badged "technology" invented by others? Where is the innovation?
When I was a lad an Azure sky contained very wispy insubstantial clouds with a lot of blue.
"don't seem to be any visionaries left"
I see your pessimism and raise you:- skylon.
. . . for joining such networks is to claim your favourite username. After that direct all mail to null and be bothered no more. After all, you never know what may be useful in the future.
My kids tell me facebook is dead already (they haven't quite reached Linkedin). Bit harsh maybe, but kids are fickle. Good job for the investors that another batch of innocent kids will be along in a minute.
If a few million invested $20 each in Libre Office . . .