45 posts • joined 25 Mar 2011
I thought the current lot were all in favour of market-based approaches!
a.k.a "We changed the name of the treaty."?
Must save our precious
bodily fluids radio signals!
No, just no.
has it sprung a leak?
The Operating System Formerly Known As Windows?
For the subheading.
Did they give away free apples at that concert?
He's halfway to being the next Robin Hood - he steals from the rich but he hasn't got 'round to giving it to the poor yet.
Small but essential component - the plucky playmonaut?
Before unleashing that text, might want to fix the typo at the end of the first paragraph.
What you were alluding to was that long-term thinking eludes politicians.
Sodomy Non Sapiens - or, as the playmonaut might say: Morituri Nolumus Mori
(Also, for inspiration on mission patches: bit.ly/1oWFDOJ)
Powered by abstinence, of course!
Speaking of the Saturn V: http://arstechnica.com/science/2013/04/how-nasa-brought-the-monstrous-f-1-moon-rocket-back-to-life/
"Share advice" - as in "Nice news site you have there, let me advise you about what will happen if you try that again?"
If only Google put playmonauts on their balloons, at least there'd be someone to rescue!
Problem is, you stop this lot of <typos> and another bunch get voted in...
I voted for Kodos.
(Icon refers to governments past, present and very likely future)
Now you're just taking the piss.
Weird Microsoft time units? "Your text will be complete in 20 seconds... 17 seconds... 14 seconds... 4 minutes... 1 second... 6 seconds...complete"?
Speaking as someone who as run Valgrind over code using OpenSSL - it is painful.
(And no, valgrind wouldn't pick up the heartbleed bug)
There's also the flip side of the coin: can anyone remember an EFF campaign that attacked Google? Money doesn't always buy action, sometimes it can buy inaction.
Don't forget Tw*tdangle, from a few years back
An *important* expert.
Well, I'm sold.
Just wait until Angleton finds out...
A GRAVEDUST system would prevent such evasion.
Having a single vulnerable exhaust port is, of course, mandatory on all
battle stations platforms armed with a big frikken laser (TM).
Mine's the one with the womp rat in the pocket,
the iRony, from Apple. Coming this Christmas to a store near you!
Resches is not extinct yet, for better or for worse.
What would BLUE HADES think?
Halting State, also by Charles Stross.
No hand crank?
As I read the article the period of infringement would be 8 years, not 2 - from the time the licence was terminated in 2005 to the present day (assuming they didn't stop earlier - I didn't see any mention of such).
$18 million is still a lot, though.
Surely Eadon would only be interested if it was open sores.
Does anyone know if Fedora 18 works out of the box on Hyper-V? I personally found that I had to install a custom kernel to get Fedora 17 working (specifically the mouse and network cards).
1. Are you seriously claiming that you cannot use vector instructions in C code? With the proper switches, gcc can output vector instructions, as can intel's icc and doubtless others.
2. gcc can to better than 'only optimises once' - I direct your attention to profile-guided optimisations. I will concede that an adaptive optimisation scheme would do better at optimising for runtime-variant behaviour.
"Most observers date our universe as being about 13.7 billion years old (although some disagree)...
According to NASA, the youngest galaxy in the XDF was formed a mere 450 million years after the Big Bang. Considering that our Earth is generally considered to be 4.54 billion years old, a 450 million-year-old galaxy is a mere babe in the woods."
If the youngest galaxy was formed 450 million years after the Big Bang, it is not 450 million years old, it is ~13.3 billion years old.
All these terrible puns - time to boldly groan as no man has groaned before.
Not that big of a deal.
The Icarus Hunt (Timothy Zahn) - or perhaps Angelmass (by same).
+1 for Culture novels, Cryptonomicon, Peter F. Hamilton.
Not that I disagree about FUD and The Oz, but given that the current government was elected in 2010, the next national election isn't due until 2013. Have I miscounted, or are you presuming a double dissolution / other exceptional circumstances?
Classification is more than censorship. I am all for classification, where people can check on a product and see that it contains gore / nipples / bullshit, before deciding if they want to watch it, or if their children* should see it.
And +1 for the MB category.
* 'children' not because of "won't somebody think of the children", but because adults should be making their own decisions.