Re: Warranty is key indicator
I would probably recommend that most consumers don't try and cram 45* 7200rpm drives into a singe case
7372 posts • joined 31 Dec 2009
I would probably recommend that most consumers don't try and cram 45* 7200rpm drives into a singe case
Everyone commits criminal activity. The person most recently illegally killed by the NYPD was selling individual cigarattes on the street - hardly a clear and present danger to the people of NY.
Suppose the same broken window had applied on Wall St. Everyone over claiming a home-office deduction, putting more than 3 meals a day on expenses when travelling or claiming mileage for a visit to a client starting from home instead of from the office - had been arrested, subsequently lost their job and possibly been chocked to death. then there might have been a different opinion on it's "success"
It might also have reduced the level of financial crimes. After all if you claim tax back on a coffee you might be willing to rig the libor rate!
Some did, the ones who owned windows. For others whose only interaction with the police was continually being hassled since childhood for minor events it has created an attitude which now requires the police to buy armed personnel carriers to carry out community policing in many communities.
Of course the "no broken windows" attitude to economic/white collar crime did prevent Enron, Madoff and the financial meltdown
So if wikileaks was convicted of something in the US the govt could seize the domain?
Or Greenpeace or Al-Jazeera, or eatwisconsincheese, any other group that are "a threat to democracy"
You going to launch a bear with you ?
That's pretty impressive - unless it's just a playmobil bear
It's eminently practical and easily achieved using existing laws.
Try telling the Germans that you can only use French cars in France and see how far you get with the Eu commision.
If you want to use the single market to pay corporation tax in Ireland, VAT in Luxemburg and not have to apply for a business visa to visit each customer then you also don't get to discriminate by country
Market cap is maximum total value in a hypothetical world where you could sell all the stock and the punters would buy it all without the price falling
The canadians are buying it aswel although they are in trouble after somebody discovered the govt classified the cost increase as Top Secret and left the original cost in the budge for "National Security Reasons"
There is one story of Star Wars told by Thatcher (a scientist of sorts)
There was a briefing which said they had achieved a power of 10^6W (or something) in a test but they needed 10^15W to shoot down a missile
Excellent, nearly half way there - was the response from the US politicos. Presumably not a mistake President Carter would have made.
Aren't merc now built in Arkansas or somewhere chosen solely for its lack of automotive unions and its "Totally Fscked Region" tax breaks?
There is always a possibility that the entire program was a ploy to make the Chinese waste money stealing and then building it? Rather like the USSR and the space shuttle
And so having defeated a technologically superior enemy weapon system by mass producing a cheaper simpler system the US military learned from Germany's error and concentrated on making smaller number of ever more complex and expensive advanced weapon systems ?
Or as somebody (probably a Marine general) said - the USAF will be defeated when the one single ultimate invisible hypersonic stealth fighter which constitutes the entire air force is destroyed when a hanger roof collapses.
So either we will be able to buy Chinese knock-offs for 10% of the price and so the Royal Navy will actually be able to have aeroplanes on its new carriers.
Or the Chinese will end up with a fighter than can't take off without melting the deck, can't land without dumping all its fuel and weapons, can't fire it's cannon, needs 3years maintenance everytime somebody turns it on and costs 5x what it was supposed to.
To be fair it is HP. Even when they paid top dollar for gold plated gold they still fscked it up.
Does it have to be a pupil they are directly teaching ?
I taught at the same university when my wife returned to do a PhD - does that make me a perv ?
The thing about lumps of cold rock are that they are black, And the thing about space, the colour of space, your basic space colour, is black. So how are you supposed to see them?
And a whole generation of el' reg readers are now too young to get this
Because the experiment is a little more complex.
Charles has paid $100,000 to go to Harvard to do economics and in front of all his class mates who he will be working with for the rest of his career and in front of the prof who is grading his assignments and writing the reference letters to the merchant bank who will hire him ...... is offered $100 (of imaginary pretend money) .
Strangely enough when you ask economics students (who know the "correct" answer) to play imaginary economics games with imaginary money in economics lectures in front of their prof - you get a different behavior than with real money and real people.
How much would you bet on a game of roulette that paid out 1:39 ?
In economics theory you would pay an infinite amount to play the game - in reality would you sell your house and borrow all you could from loan sharks to play ?
Of course - why else are the eggs in the dairy section ?
If you don't drive a BMW how do you measure yourself against other golfers ?
Can't see it making it over here.
Now that gas is under $1/L people are queuing up to buy new bigger cars.
Ford F150s are now selling above list price, with a waiting list.
Looked at moving to NZ about 10years ago. They were running a big Move to NZ drive but it was totally aimed at getting Kiwis to go home - it was full of the "cultural fit" type euphemisms that seemed like the Keep Australia White campaigns in the 50s
The real problem with NZ is that it's such a small population that it's hard for a couple to get a job in the same city. Not much point emigrating if you get a programming job in Wellington and your wife is offered a teaching job in Auckland.
Ended up in Vancouver which is basically New Zealand friendliness+scenery with cultural diversity and the US near enough to go shopping.
It's not EVERY SINGLE PERSON - 650 of them are legally exempt.
Including 5 members of an organisation totally separate from, and with no possible links to, the IRA
Would you need Will E Coyote to hold the net ?
IIRC it uses fuel as the hydraulic fluid
Insurance is often the correct response for unlikely and unpredictable events.
You could spend X millions on securing your systems and still be hit OR your could find an insurer that will pay the Y million you lose if a one in Z million event happens and charge you a little more than Y/Z for taking the bet.
What would you suggest? The company fires everybody not directly involved in security - since any spending on anything other than security is obviously not "doing all they can"
>By your reasoning murder, rape and child molestation would be legal, because some people commit those acts despite their being laws against them.
No it's like making a new law specifically banning sending a kidnap ransom demand by email and requiring a box to be ticked on every email stating that this isn't a ransom demand.
The trouble is we won't know until somebody is prosecuted, goes to court and a precedence is set.
So unless you want that person to be you it's best to just steer clear of selling software if you are Canadian.
By clicking the Download now button you consented.
Why the only thing that could spoil this would be if websites or software were ever produced and controlled by people outside of the country.
But I'm sure the government is working on ways to prevent that
A long and heartfelt employees tale http://www.sbnation.com/2014/11/26/7281129/radioshack-eulogy-stories
TFS does do a brilliant job of not being VSS
visualstudio.com though is a disaster. Half the TFS features dont' work and the other half tell you to use the admin console to perform them - which would be handy if MSFT posted the admin password for visualstudio.com
Because the NSA's other major role is to advise its client - the US government and its armed forces.
Telling the chiefs of staff that the codes they use to protect their troops are faulty, you knew they were faulty or deliberately made them faulty in order to spy on facebook - is likely to get a response a little stronger than 'regrettable'
Except the government gets to pick who they enforce them against.
Have a law against wearing socks in public, everyone ignores it - until you want to arrest somebody.
So nobody else sees any irony in the same government prosecuting a UKIP voter for saying "kill all X" and then dropping some munitions on a wedding party in county X in order to secure votes from UKIP in an upcoming election?
In one case somebody is offended that a racist is racist, in the other some kids get a cluster bomb up them. One is bad, the other isn't.
>In what possible way could sharing the data on aircraft passengers have helped thwart the Charlie Hebdo killings?
Because it would have set a precendent for checks on road and rail links and requiring internal passports to travel to different regions. Then Paris could be kept for nice white French people and the Pieds Noir kept to the south - although without the confederate flags.
Wasn't there a famous response by a C19 politician to a Prussian request that Marx and his supporters be arrested for calling for the end of monarchy - "In Britain there is no offense in calling for the death of kings so long as no actual act is planned"
It should be perfectly reasonable to stand up on a street corner and say you want to kill XYZ as long as you aren't actually planning an attack.
Otherwise we have the ridiculous case in UK law where it is legal to defame a religous group but not an ethnic one, and we have a series of legal precedents which declare Jews and Sikhs to be a racial groups and therefore protected but muslims and hindus to be religous groups and therefore not subject to race relations laws.
Or the even more ridiculousness US laws which make some groups a protected minority and others not. So it is an offense to attack gays (protected) but not transgender (not covered in the act)
Odd that Europe would be a more open, free-er, fairer place if they were in charge.
Saying we should bomb $MiddleEasternCountry in retaliation and somebody feels like killing $EthnicGroup would seem rather similar.
But apparently one is national policy and the other is a hate crime - although only if it is an Ethnic group and not a purely religious one.
The people I really feel sorry for are France's far right parties.
"We deplore the attacks on the Jewish supermarket. It's a flagrant case of copyright violation"
What if you are actually into News of the World reporters - what do you do now ?
A friend of mine has a thing for 40 year old FBI agents - but everyone she meets online turns out to secretly be an underage girl.
North Yorkshire police are safe - sheep can't type
"Incredibles voice" No rounded-corners....
A class action suit would apply to everyone affected.
So anybody else working in the valley whose salary was set by "industry norms" also got screwed by this price fixing
And back in 1991 I used to email /etc/hosts files to other universities - we had no DNS
But the point is that google could run a whole separate internet without needing a .google simply by relying on all chrome and android users by default and anyone else putting the name into the search bar.
No, Boris would have used them as posters in his mayoral campaign
We tried that once, the people we interned without trial are now our loyal (if not loyalist) partners in a new peace accord.
Good job we didn't gas them - that would have been embarrassing.