14 posts • joined 5 Oct 2011
Hawking, a proper scientist?
Maybe, but is he better than Einstein?
Shirley there are 10000! (about 10^35000) permutations to consider if using brute force? Although a quick shufti at Wikipedia tells me there is a (n^2 x 2^n) solution but that still comes in at a whopping 10^3000.
Re: "Suspicion of assisting or encouraging the denial of service attack"
Also, a DDOS would be more like a whole bunch of people standing in your way preventing you from going where you want, which would - certainly in my opinion - be significantly more than petty obstruction.
Yup, sounds like a legitimate demonstration to me.
The article links to an patent application, not a granted patent. It was *published* a few days ago, not granted.
Re: I don't get it ...
"Or is that just too simplistic a view?"
Yup. Even Paris knows it.
And I can't believe no-one's posted this yet: Speed of light in a bottle http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y_9vd4HWlVA
To all those who are equating the tweets with ranting at the television, are you aware that television is a one-way medium?
It is very unlikely that people on the television will be able to hear you.
Why doesn't it float?
At 200g/m^3 it is considerably lighter than air (about 1kg/m^3)
...it will only show the correct time once every 12,096,000,000,000,000 years
Bear of little brain here
If the modified mozzie is strong enough to compete with and establish itself amongst the natural population, how can it then be removed, other than with a yet stronger (modified) mozzie?
And yes I did RTFA (several times) and the Wikipedia page on underdominance wasn't a shining beacon of clarity either...
Measuring the speed of one set of neutrinos doesn't really say much about the speed of another set of neutrinos.
In Germany you will regularly get done with this, usually fined.
Some nicely-translated examples here: http://translate.google.co.uk/translate?hl=en&sl=de&u=http://www.recht-gehabt.de/ratgeber/meine-rechte-bei-der-polizei/beamtenbeleidigung-wie-teuer-wird-es.html&ei=PnPLTtPIJIWV8gOLnfzdDw&sa=X&oi=translate&ct=result&resnum=1&ved=0CCIQ7gEwAA&prev=/search%3Fq%3Dhttp://www.recht-gehabt.de/ratgeber/meine-rechte-bei-der-polizei/beamtenbeleidigung-wie-teuer-wird-es.html%26hl%3Den%26prmd%3Dimvns
And if you are going to go with the expense of showing your middle finger (€4000) you may as well throw in some tear-gas for a mere €750 extra.
There was no mention of whether the prof considered the advantages of transparency, namely that your algorithm can be peer-reviewed before using it in anger.
And I can't be arsed to read the paper myself, so there.
If you're not trolling then you should probably get over this whole game theory thing - did you not read all the posts above?
And not all games have incomplete information. Poker, yes (you don't know what cards the opponent has); chess, noughts and crosses, no (you know all the pieces he has, what moves he can make, etc).
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