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Their power measurements
Seems very odd, is it entire system power including everything or just the energy they feed through a cable to the motors, and the comparisions how did they equate the energy organic systems used compared to a coal fired power station feeding their robot.
The only reason I say this is how close the human/robot/animal power is on the graph shown which is very unusual as either they made a massive breakthrough which would overshadow anything else or it's really badly off.
But I still want an ice cold dog house to store my nuclear corporate pet.
Managers are the weak expensive difficult to replace link that can be got rid of. Staff with an earpiece and a RFID scanner can be individually monitored and told what to do , checked for break times and attendance, tracked and retasked as needed. From a warehouse to a sandwich shop cheap labour is not what you need to replace, just augment.
Just as per unit costs fall the cost per remaining worker actually rises, because it's the lower end who have been removed. Now it's going to be the turn of managers, remove stock checking, report writing, tasking employees, planning, ordering, monitoring and the pool of employees widens.
In case anyone is searching for a sane comment
" I despise widescreen displays" yeahmmm good at linux, not so much on a logical display.
They need some kind of fold down action to show it's off. Who wants to be in a bar where the guy next to you is uploading everything live to the cloud or blogging from the urinals. It's not as if they haven't put people in jail for comments they've made that have been recorded.
A joke about terrorism/airports/Iraq in a bar could have your home being searched and your computers confiscated while you're still on the first round. GGs will be a mixture of the autistically anti social and retired busy bodies recording you leaving the recycling bin 16 inches from the kerb or leaving your car to warm up on the driveway.
If they go to all this trouble, why use the battery instead of at the most basic level, stripping a USB cable and sticking the ends to the phone battery terminal so save the quick swap. That way you could automate the process for non techincal users.
It's tricky to know what the demographics of iPhone and Android are, Rich young people buy iPhones but lots of normal young people buy cheaper Android handsets. As a % of the youth I can't imagine the iPhone being the most popular just through it's cost and they don't sell enough to cover the majority of the demographic.
Re: Dear Sir
A Lister clone would give you a cheap 3KW, a generator that is a pleasure to own and work on and runs on just about anything, quietly and reliably. It's great for shop tools for when you're rebuilding the house and afterwards will happily sit in the garden for the next 5 years until you need it to start first time.
Which can be done with electricity, compressed air or just by hand. Thing of beauty imho but probably put on some guards as it can eat anything caught up in it without much bother but inversley won't get bogged down on initial peak loads.
What I find odd
If I post about webcams and covering or drilling them out with a very fine bit, I get a ton of downvotes on theregister, same thing on reddit and a ton of upvotes.
Someting about the clientele or age group?
From their logo in the pastebin
4 weeks ago · 726 views
Not exactly popular.
The majority of my passwords on the web are 123123e to cover password requirements and a one time email because I'm only signing up to access to a forum or part of a website or to save site settings.
DuckDuckGo have an anonymous cloud setting to cover this, your password generates the key and from then on you can enter it and get your settings back.
DNS is just a choice
Anyone can run a TLD resolver, or choose who they want to resolve domains apart from the 13.
Kim has come up against the problem where he needs a huge subscriber base but needs an alternate DNS system.
Scene / P2P
IMAGiNE were P2P and those groups get broken up more often than scene , they create invite only trackers and take tips and a bit like Oink it turns out you can make a large amount of money from peoples tips/ratio buys and maybe selling a few invites. Scene do the same with FTP but have tiers to keep the whole thing distant from the groups and the money is secondary.
Also the article says Loveday but it's Lovelady (really)
Possibly the most wasteful thing
I ordered a phone battery charger off ebay (for £3.99 including postage and UK plug adaptor) and after a few weeks it arrived from China. So I opened up the the parcel, threw away the bumph, realised it was the wrong charger and dumped everything in the bin.
Either this was one of the biggest ever DDOS attacks considering it managed to keep such a large site offline for so long, or HSBC are not set up very well to deal with it. In comparison to other well know companies and sectors such as betting sites which deal with this on a regular basis I would have thought a banking giant could cope with a DDOS 99% of the time.
Re: Ha ha ha
Decide whether to buy or lease ICT hardware - these two options can involve very different costs.
Decide whether to buy equipment in conjunction with an installation and testing service, or even as a whole managed service.
Identify whether the supplier is able to provide cost effective maintenance and servicing.
If buying more than just equipment set up a service level agreement, stating what is expected from the supplier - include targets such as, response times and what to do if equipment is proving unreliable or faulty.
Re: Intelligence Test?
Looks like standard robot work, fixed toilet breaks, tag in and out, employers running flexible hours to avoid any overtime, working 6 days a week for £6.30ph.
Merry Christmas everyone!
From £6.30 to £6.30 per hour Overtime available paid at time and a half
The job is temporary we need people to be available for work from October to December.
Inbound; Counting & Receiving, Stowing and dock
Outbound; Order Picking with Scanners, packing and Loading
General Shift pattern: 7.00 - 15.00, 15.00 - 23.00. Shifts ALWAYS include at least one weekend day so please do not apply if this is an issue. We need everyone to be ready to work 6 days a week during busy period.
Pay rate: £6.30
Culture: this is high pace and quick changing environment, there are KPIs in place, everyone is subject to deadlines and performance, permanent and temp workers are monitored at all times, strict start / finish and break times in place.
You need the following to register: valid passport or long version of Birth Certificate, proof of your NINo, your own bank details, employment history (we need to obtain references for you).
Registration consists of the following: Interview, Basic Amazon test, filling Application Pack, group activity and 1:1s. If you are happy with all the above please apply via email and attach CV.
Re: Please correct me if I'm wrong but...
Some of the original works like letters are not crown copyright , I had a look at the site and it's got a 300 page document listing the people they had to get permisson from.
However there are loads of insitutions and colleges hoarding stuff that could and should be put online cheaply but is held up in infighting and a fear of becoming redundant, leading to restricted access and a fear of digital.
Are they allowed to use this data for political purposes?, getting general data on where people are likely to respond best to campaign spending and how they respond such as keywords and emotional triggers.
Working out how to win 40% of the vote instead of 35% could keep you in power indefinitely, I'm not sure what the political term is for a a government acting like this. Maybe even improve the data mining and end up with a very focused party that only cars about getting enough votes to stay in power with no other aim.
Meanwhile everybody and their dog is putting a huge blocking banner about cookies on their website , whichthey have to, to comply with EU law.
Only if you accept a cookie and promise to keep it will they remove it for future sessions, otherwise they have no way on knowing if you agreed.
Sites such as theregister.co.uk will scroll it across the page. Which invovles keeping a cookie, which means tracking or as I do write custom scripts on Greasemonkey to remove it and strip it out.
The annual World Nuclear University (WNU) short course in China closed this week, with 200 participants from all over the country attending. After five years in Beijing, it was held for the first time in southern Guangdong province.
This year's venue was the Changwan Nuclear Power College, run by China Guangdong Nuclear Power Corporation (CGNPC) at the Daya Bay nuclear power plant site near Shenzhen. With six reactors in operation and 15 under construction, CGNPC has a huge requirement for highly qualified staff. Accordingly, it has established a training effort spanning five departments and is taking on 1000 university graduates this year alone. "
China have planned, built and started up nuclear power stations in less time then it takes to argue about placement for one in the UK. They understand Nuclear is the way to go and that you need to train people and get on with it with 27 new reactors by the end of 2015 in addition to the 15 about to complete.
and 6 in operation.
China also source something like 75% of the project from Chinese companies the rest they are learning fast, the UK for example is going the opposite way with most nuclear jobs being given special visa status and we will need Chinese engineers to help us as much as we need the French today.
If it's in foreign characters and might have a few directories in front of it, it still shouldn't be that hard to build a list of all posiibilities, especially as this trigger is likely to be shared by maybe a few thousand people.
Is it possible to see it attempting to match it, does it really not glance at stuff and then move on to another check but instead hash everything possible and see it if matches?
Going to http://www.thepiratebay.se BE spoof the connection with this response to the normal port 80 http request.
GET / HTTP/1.1
HTTP/1.1 403 Forbidden
<title>The page you're looking for has been blocked. </title> etc.....
Going to the ip address has the same effect
https://www.thepiratebay.se worked this morning, but now instead of pretending to be thepiratebay.se like with port 80 instead the router upstream from me 10.1.2.114 responds with ICMP
Type: 3 (Destination unreachable)
Code: 13 (Communication administratively filtered)
Trying to talk to the server, just opening connections to the real IP of thepiratebay.se using other ports and no conversation the spoofing server gets confused and responds with
..... .....'.........HTTP/1.0 400 Bad Request
Date: Fri, 08 Jun 2012 18:30:10 GMT
Things that it doesn't understand get closed with the above, SSL 443 it says the content is being filtered by way of an RFC message from an upstream router, http 80 it tries to show the webpage and spoofs the piratebay IP.
Re: Dear Reg editors :-
>We do all this to set an example to the rest of the world....
Except you don't actually make the durable goods you consume, just farm that out to China, India etc.
My TV, DVD, cookware, clothes, washing machine, dishwasher, vacuum cleaner, phone, radio, speakers, hifi, cooker, microwave, blender, clothes hanger, cutlery, wallet, lightbulbs, doormat, earbuds, hard drive, cables, workwear, satnav were all made in China.
There is a good talk on youtube about Iran and TOR, DNS poisoning and trojan binaries. Also the ways Iran played with TOR not in a brute force way but by much more subtle methods such as throttling it down to single digit Kbps , trying to get people to break out of secure methods in fustration. Which I've done faced with a website that sells the one item I want, yet blocking cookies, scripts, ads, referer [sic] make it fail.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GwMr8Xl7JMQ&t=63m0s 63 minutes in.
Re: Does El Reg really think its compliant?
The only way to turn the banners off on most sites is to allow a cookie, looking at the scripts some sites run (which I allow), they will put this banner up until you allow them to set cookies. Others like elreg have put it into the html so greasemonkey or something to strip it out. Should be easy enough although some like the bbc are not displaying the banner if I block all their cookies.
Re: Damning whom?
"If it damns anything it's the discounting of the effect of massive over-reaction on the over-reacting party's credibility as a rational actor."
How does that make any sense?, It's nonsense. Not a literary sense but in an reaction to the literay sense of it's purpose.
Roughly 1-10,000 concurrent processors, at least 10TB bandwidth a month and under 10Petabytes of storage.
Petrol is still cheap
Only about 65p a litre from the pump, including 20% VAT, delivery, retailer costs. Duty (and a bit of VAT on the duty) make up the rest.
Anything can be run over anything at the moment, until traffic interception and inspection, such as we have in the UK from our own government, gets better and smarter. Looking for payloads or tunnels or checking against samples made from verified internal users.
If Iran block all SSL, https, deep packet inspect all http traffic and block anything not matching filters , there is no reason you can't tunnel using real life websites on plain html. It's just a matter of finding something with a large bandwidth that is legit and then tunneling through that with a middle man OR providing a layer of legit traffic above the blocked.
The time delay alone lets you provide fake traffic from allowed websites and services because the filters cannot keep up or just have to block everything and anything. Hacking into one legit site is enough to allow all traffic to pass through it. One video could contain all the tweets for thousands of people.
I've read many textbooks that still hold a far greater breadth and provide a much deeper understanding than ANYthing on the web and have proven to be a great help in complex issues. If they were read, remixed and reuploaded they would retain those values but under another publisher's name.
While something like music can be an influence, where will the serperation come from, from people who write the textbooks that people will read, and then regurgitate back into an apple published textbook. Amazon already face the curse/blessing of people uploading direct copies of books under a new cover, and taking some of the cash from each sale.
If I read and understand an A-level physical therapy texbook, then write my own hours later, how much will be mine and how much the original author's.
Cue another wikipedia loop
3 revert rule, Vatican.va is primary source, user blocked for 24 hours.
I would have thought the author would have noticed the car wasn't working by it not working, or the lights on the dash and not driven 20 blocks to avoid a tow charge.
On the subject of Traction control I've a few close calls in a RWD BMW, when the surface is slippery and you are turning onto a main road it will cut power because the wheels are slipping on the untreated minor road. So the gap you had of 10 seconds between cars, the gap ou were going for, is now you crawling out of a side turning at 2mph while the TCS cuts the throttle and applies the brakes.
The apple manufacturers (Hon Hai /= Foxconn )were spending over $3 Billion on a robot making factory, factory. Having dropped the idea of buying them in. 1 million by 2013, up from tens of thousands right now.
With the autonomy working it's way into all professions, http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k0Lj_5MBu8w , I can't see many people escpaing it.
If it goes up with the plane then surely it can carry more cargo and still land itself on the rockets.
That's a great idea,a fantastic idea. If it was a simple enough then why not.
Instead of filters and blocks looking for porn, people and the industry could tag it, it could even fit in the header of most video and photo files.
Would be nice to know how the laser return works out the wind.
Also Gunnar (One Shot XG) , Bagman (Boston Dynamics) , Helm?
There are no nuclear weapons on this craft, I can't see why this is so important to you?
Well not really
Those who used 100% and spammed would be fighting those who want to use an extra 10% and have a great interest in protecting a host.
Anyone who abused the host would kill it off either through it being wiped or being taken down by the data center or forcing their host to close it.
Earning $100 from one server would be enough for most benificial parasites. And they'd work very hard to protect that $100 or lose it.
They could branch off from an existing fiber link and add their own extensions to it to calculate from or just lay the fiber shallow and use it as an experimental approach while recouping the cost later on costing a large amount of cash but not a huge amount about $9 Million or so.
I'm guessing $20K a mile for the fiber link, they'd also have some valuable dark fiber for future experiments or just peering links for their existing costs.
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