Re: Interesting terminology...
They were doing our corporate video last week on a Canon 5D
They still shout "cut"
6948 posts • joined 31 Dec 2009
They were doing our corporate video last week on a Canon 5D
They still shout "cut"
Malaria - the world's most popular disease
The issue is that you can't drop something from the ISS to earth.
The ISS is in orbit doing 7km/s 'sideways' if you drop something it is also doing 7km/s sideways.
Everything going 7km/s sideways is going to stay in the same orbit.
If you want it to go down you need to reduce its sideways-speed
You could just halt yourself and then fall gently (assuming you had a parachute) but to do this you need to get rid of the 7km/s. One way to do this is to have an engine capable of reaching 7km/s the other way. However a moments thought will realise that this is the same size as the rocket that it took to do the original 7km/s - which you would have to carry with you.
This is the reason for doing the spectacular "re-entry", it is to use the Earth's atmosphere to burn off that extra speed rather than carry the fuel and engines needed
Do they have to separate recyclables and organics into different coloured spacecraft?
They both use the same password - F***OBAMA
Would dragons be repatriated to an independent Scotland?
If it's the aircraft carriers that can't have a catapult to launch planes and can't land VTOL ones - we have all heard it.
Another clever trick is to release the FOI data to everyone - I mean you can't have too much openness and transparency can you?
This means that a real investigative journalist that spends time tracking down a story and finding out what information to request, is then scooped by red-tops running out a quick story of the scandal - before the detailed story can be written.
>Why does this need to connect with the car systems?
Tricky to show the information from the dash without asking the car for it.
>just cut out all the other crap.
Like speed, engine warning lights, fuel ?
>So how is this different from BMW incorporating a HUD i
This doesn't automatically award points for each red light you run and each Audi you overtake.
>Neither do they have the potential for a facebook app to interface with their HUDs.
Not yet, but for $WTF million each on a F35 you expect some options package
And they need to recruit a new generation of younger recruits
The obvious answer is to call in an airstrike
But if you were trying to find which of 1024 cups had chicken feed under it - then 1024 chickens are probably more effective than a single elephant
- Brought to you by the department of pointless analogies
Apple paid 3Bn for an online music catalogue that had a much better deal with certain record companies than they could get. And a whole new segment of the music buying market that thought Apple was too white, middle aged and middle class
Berlin spends half its money promoting the city as the startup capital of europe.
And then warn that next year they might kick in your door if they decide that your blogging app qualifies you as a broadcaster and there is a 250K Eur fine for being an unlicensed TV network.
So you raid the US office and with a super-secret ninja court order force them to tell the other offices that everything is OK
>The service provider can't tell you that a secret warrant exists. But it can stop telling you that >everything's OK
But if a SWAT team are pointing assault rifles at your head and getting the orange jump suits ready for a long stay in gitmo - you are going to click the everything is OK button.
When I were a lad the only way you could get experience on a computer (other than a ZX81) was to go to university or get hired by someone like ICL. Now I can hire kids with experience on industrial grade OS/ database/ languages that they gained in their bedroom.
They can also prove it to me by showing actual code in the world rather than a pointless certificate from nowhere I have heard of.
That's the cynical reason behind the free online courses from MIT/Stanford/etc
Who would you hire, somebody that had contributed to a bunch of opensource projects, had some apps on the app store and completed a set of MIT/Stanford CS courses on their own - or an ICT graduate from the Noweheresville State
So why would you run up a 50K student dept going to Noweheresville State - returning IVY league to its original monopoly position.
I heard of a startup near Seattle that is selling something called a microcomputer which will be small enough that you can have an actual computer in your own office
The point of safeharbour wasn't to protect your data from the CIA/MI5/KGB it was that in the Eu your medical records can't be sold to insurance companies or tabloid newspapers. But a foreign company could claim that this was legal in Liberia or Panama or where ever it is registered and do this legally.
The safe harbour provision was to show that the US company followed the same rules as an Eu one. In the same way that we have joint agreements to allow the US to claim that a US airline is safe to land at an Eu airport and v.v.
Given the pitifully small fines for most corporate naughtiness compared to the payoff for breaking the law you could claim that any director that stayed within the law violated their duty to the shareholders and so acted illegally.
Sorry that should have been "class-action".
The "clash-action suit" was an ill fated attempt by the seminal punk band to launch their own range of fitness wear
You own $x of stock,you hope the payout to you is $x+y
The company has a lot of cash in the bank and could afford to pay off a few troublesome small shareholders to avoid a clash action suit if the big institutional investors agreed
What if you are reading a story from the 19C and need to know what a wiffleplonk is ? Removign it from the dictionary because it is no longer in everyday use rather defeats the purpose of having a book explaining words you don't use everyday.
The reason for including binge-watch is so that in 100years when we have the plot for TV series automatically downloaded into our iBrain we can understand archaic blog entries from the early C21
But if you were to load a malicious paper roll into the onboard player-piano couldn't it be compromised ?
Speaking as a topologist - a women and a donut are identical
It's called RPN because it was invented by Jan Łukasiewicz.
IVY league colleges have already been accused of having an 'asian quota' just like they had a Jewish quota in the 30s - in the name of equality.
exactly the sort of thing that could bring gold down??
When nearly all the mining is done by a small number of professional outfits and average Joe looses interest in it all because there's nothing really in it for him anymore.
Make it black and white so the battery lasts a week
Make it with real buttons where the printing doesn't wear off
Make it from the same material that aircraft black-boxes and children's shoes following hurricanes are made of
Print Nokia 3310 on the front
Teenage girls who dig quantum vacuum fluctuations ?
But in this movie he is American and is made bionic so he can walk again and save the world from evil steady-state theorists following a race through Cambridge in a jet powered punt.
Not in bloody Canada it doesn't. You pay to receive a ****ing message most of which are spam from the network operator.
No their new OpenGL standard is completely open, it just happens to fire up a copy of Excel to do any calculations and the display uses XPS.
But if you put the handcuffs away and go home you look like an idiot.
If you arrest them you might find something else incriminating,
If not - well you got an arrest - not your fault if the DPP/prosecutor didn't make a case
Since all Australian bar-persons moved to London obviosuly all the coffee makers stayed at home.
Is it actually a customer service or is their security just crap?
A white one with no froth?
I want a cup of coffee not wash me socks in it
But they require you to wear hi-vis jackets to sit outside ?
>Ah, so he was black then?
The one good thing you can say about the City of London police is that they don't care about your race, creed or colour - anyone who isn't a giant corporation is equally guilty.
Yes - and when their jobs are no longer required they are redundant and there are laws about what you have to do with people that are made redundant. SpaceX decided to ignore these laws by claiming that all the people were simply fired.
It's like the coal board closing a pit and claiming that every single worker at that pit was coincidentally being fired for poor performance on the day the pit closed
In the UK you can't just walk upto people and fire them for no reason (at least once they have been there for a year) in most US states you can - so defining redundancy is harder.
At some places I have worked upto 50% are below average
It only took one complaint to get "Money for Nothing" by the notorious hard core band Dire Straits banned from Canada' airwaves
Good job we never occupied any of the Indian sub-continent then
>What problem are we trying to solve here?
Determining quality sites from crap sites.
If there are two tech news sites and one has an HTTPS cert then it probably has a proper sysadmin and is professionally run while the other is probably just recycling press releases and running spammy ads
But there is no point to all the security and biometric features if the only guarantee that the applicant is who they say they are is your neighbour signing the back of one of your pictures.