Well, it looked like a good idea on paper....
And that's where it should have stayed.
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And that's where it should have stayed.
DrXym: "I should think all those uninhabited islands would be perfect places to develop solar and wind farms."
Yes, but how would you get the electricity off those island farms to someplace that can use it (and pay for it)?
Proof that beer was invented a l-o-n-g time ago....
Justin S., I'm looking at it from this angle: the effect of taxes on lower-income people has a much bigger impact on their finances than it does on higher-income people. If someone made $10 million dollars last year and paid $2 million in taxes, that leaves $8 million dollars in his pocket. However, if someone made $50,000 last year and paid $10,000 in taxes, he has $40,000 left for things like mortgage/rent, food, utilities, etc. In my opinion, the person with $8 million in the bank does not need a handout from the government (who took that money from other taxpayers).
Yes, but the question is this: should the Government be taking money from us relatively poor people (i.e., common taxpayers) and giving it to rich people to prop up their ventures, especially when the recipients have plenty of money to pay for their own playthings?
Odd, I'd normally say it's the real estate agents themselves that are the snakes.
Now, is that a nice thing to compare snakes to?
Rule #1 when driving: Pay attention to the road and the vehicles around you. All other considerations are a far-distant second.
You can't go camping anywhere without some damned space paparazzi coming 'round with his camera....
Probably from having to replace all their SHITTY hard drives that have been dropping like flies at my office over the past 4 months....
It would be nice if the waste heat from the servers could be piped into the office space during the winter. You've already paid for the electricity to run the computers, and all that free heat would put a significant dent in the office's heating bill.
Tell the lazy bums to get off their fat butts and mow their yards the old-fashioned way.
In other words, don't forget to make regular backups.
Later at the pub, VMware's talking head was heard to mutter "Licences? We don't need no stinkin' licences!"
Links, or it didn't happen.
Google search: state department fired use of private email
Former ambassador under fire for private email use "Very surprised" to learn that Clinton was doing same thing
Agreed. I'd rather wait and have it done right (well, as "right" as Microsoft ever gets it...) than rush it out the door and deal with bugs, flaws, and shortcomings.
"A lot of these jobs don't require a four-year degree in computer science," the President said. "They don't require you be an engineer. Folks can get the skills they need for these jobs in newer, streamlined, faster training programs. What's more, these tech jobs pay 50 percent more than the average private sector wage - which means they're a ticket into the middle class."
Many companies post job requirements that include everything but the kitchen sink. And if the applicant doesn't have the required education level, Human Resources won't bother with their resume, no matter how experienced the applicant is. Even if the company did hire this applicant, they wouldn't pay a good enough salary to live in/near Silicon Valley. Sad, but true....
According to OIG, Anthem declined to allow auditors to connect to its network, citing a corporate policy against allowing external entities to access its computer systems.
Oh, the irony....
You obviously haven't seen Linux Mint. If you can use Windows XP, you won't have any problems using Mint. And a lot of the features in LibreOffice are much easier to find and use than those in Office 2010/2013.
Comcast X Time_Warner_Cable = Their_Service_Sucks2
The Maps app looks nice but assured me that a bus from Nottingham to London would take 30 minutes (reality is nearer 4 hours).
That code was written by the same guy who does the time estimate for file copies.
And here I thought the "D" stood for "Dipshit"....
And while you're at it, the citizens of Libya, Iraq, Afghanistan, Sierra Leone, Serbia, Argentina, Ireland, Indonesia, Egypt, India, and many others would like to have a word with U.K. officials....
In my country, he would be referred to as a "patriot".
Vociferous: "Run a checkdisk and/or replace the HD. A bad sector in the swapfile will make your windows machine crawl for seemingly no reason."
Exponential algorithm making Windows XP miserable could be fixed
A decade of patches makes svchost.exe a very sad boy indeed
Here's the video:
"Interesting that the nation that discovered Mexico and the Americas where chilies originated are not big fans of hot'n' spicy food"
Perhaps the Spaniards just like to be able to taste what they're eating....
Yes, and it isn't good:
HPV-Linked Throat Cancer May Have Telltale Signs
HPV = human papillomavirus, the cause of genital warts.
I'd like to know how often the Seattle Times' reporters have impersonated someone else to get more information for a story....
By posting "No Shagging Zone" signs.
Chimps camping in front of Apple stores before new product releases.
I have co-workers with bigger noses than that....
Most knowledgeable people don't consider Microsoft and its products to be particularly trustworthy or secure....
Tie a steak to the soldier's backpack and turn the dogs loose.
If my job was to carve the flesh off dead people, I'd require loads of ale, too.
> Or blind.
> Or totally absorbed in their phone conversation.
Or texting, right before they trip over a low wall and fall into a fountain:
American Budweiser is labeled "beer", but it is more akin to the liquid output from a horse.
The cars look like they have a bad case of cataracts.
A species confined to Autralasia is responsible for the Arabian stories about Rocs?
More likely sailors' stories about the elephant birds, which were native to Madagascar.
"P52"? I think you mean the P-51 Mustang.
The original P-51 used an Allison V-1710 engine, which worked well below 15,000 feet but lost power at higher altitude. The Allison-engined planes were the P-51A Mustang and the A-36 Apache (ground attack and dive bombing). They performed very well in their designated roles.
The P-51B was fitted with a Merlin engine. The two-stage supercharger on the Merlin is what allowed it to perform well at high altitude. The Allison V-1710 engine also worked fine at high altitude, when fitted with a proper supercharger (as it was in the P-38 Lightning).
You're all guilty until proven innocent (whatever our definition of "innocent" might be at that time).
Trying to blow up innocent people at a tree-lighting ceremony is not my definition of "freedom".
Let this be a lesson to you, boys and girls: off-line, off-site backups were invented for a very good reason.
"Microsoft would no longer open its Windows 8 source code to the Chinese government, however the security scheme of the Windows 8 operating system is designed to provide better access for Microsoft to users' database. For China it's a big challenge for our cybersecurity," said Yang Min, a professor at China's Fudan University, through a translator.
Meaning, "It's more difficult for the Chinese government to hack into Windows 8 systems without looking at the source code."
There are a few places where the local city government has installed their own metro-area network that sells TV, Internet, and phone services to its constituents. The cable TV companies are very upset about having direct competition at those locations. But this is by far the exception, not the rule. :-(
Those greedy bastards are raising their rates while providing as little service as possible (and paying their top execs big bonuses). Many of them have local monopolies in the areas that they service, so they have no incentive to provide improvements ("Don't like our service? Then go with another cable TV company for your Internet. What's that you say: there isn't another cable TV company at your location? Gee, that's too bad. Hahahahaha!!!!").
What, no mention of Mad Max or Aunty Entity?
Disable SunJavaUpdateSched (jusched.exe). No more nagging about updates, but you'll have to remember to do them yourself from time-to-time.
Make that "there are some things even science can't explain -- yet".
"The banks mainly use Windows because of the excellent remote management offered which isn't/or wasn't until recently available for Linux."
I don't know which rock you've been living under, but Linux has had remote management in various forms for a _long_ time.