So people need more bandwidth to report their position, which they don't want to report?
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IOW the accuracy of the fix is dependent on that software.
Which will be
a) Cut & pasted from Stackexchange
b) Written by some code monkey in some faraway software factory.
All with the scrupulous QC that is the hallmark of the IoT development process.
AIUI tracks you to the relative distance of a bunch of IoT devices, and presumably works outward from there till you get to nodes that are a)Capable of saying their their map coordinates or b)Are at a fixed location which is listed on some kind of accessible data base.
Tuft University. Now on my list of ethics free engineering courses.
No doubt going to be eagerly snapped up by various keen users of this sort of tech.
Well there are a few options to avoid the weight of a casing.
One is to pull the top part toward the bottom with a pair (or three) of winches.
Another is to have no "top" and mount everything around the chamber, with rod being fed in by a pair of pinch rollers.
It's one of those "That's so obvious, why did no one else do it before" ideas.
But I don't think anyone has. Keeping the oxidizer from the fuel would in principal make for safer propellant.
On a flight dynamics basis I think that (unlike conventional solids) the shortening compensates for the mass loss so the CoG (roughly) stays in the same position, potentially making the control problem a bit simpler. Maybe.
And that has never changed.
How many times have you seen a headline that read "Medical staff did amazing jobs saving lives" rather than "Ten car pileup carnage" ?
Obviously as (some parts of) the world have become safer that's down to 1 car and one person.
Meanwhile the list of US school mass shootings will continue to rise without a murmur. It was 312 by mid 2017, What did it get to in the end?
Reverse the polarity?
He's done a lot of media "events" but nothing by any interviewer that's been well informed about the financial side of the business or even slightly critical.
Any actual questioning has been very low key and soft.
Anyone who thinks it's just the man himself is delusional. He has a hell of a support staff and a very good PR booking team. But ideal hands are the Twitter users workshop.
One general point. Some people have enjoyed phenomenal success in their lives. The smarter one know at least part of this is down to shear dumb luck (including just coming out of the right womb). The real challenge is what happens when things don't go their way and they have to admit to themselves that this time they failed.
In the long run that's what separates the "Masters of the Universe" from "Master of the Cardboard Box."
Ahh. The light dawns.
They plan to offer this as an option for military vehicles in foreign war zones.
Where "Put the foot down and run the furriner over" is not so much a crime as SOP.
A feature that kills pedestrians.
Which (inside the head of Uber executives) means "Not anyone who pays us any money."
That about right?
I'd say that makes the Uber C-suite a bunch of Unters
Turns out not to be correct.
But the EFF's has not covered themselves in glory with this.
It's a tough question. Do you state which clients you know are insecure and which ones you know are not? Or just tell people to avoid certain ones as otherwise you'd be endorsing all the rest?
The nuanced answer would be "Disable HTML" and list those browsers that force you to use HTML.
You inherit all its flaws/bugs as well.
1) Which the framework support team have to fix.
2) Which you have to roll out to any apps you wrote using it.
3) Which then have to be rolled out to any end users of your app.
Something tells me a shed load of people (who have no idea their apps were built with this) will remain vulnerable for years to come.
But that applies to any other such framework as well.
Because if it was called "Road runner," they'd never catch it.
Which suggests the El Reg readership might have a chance to influence this area.
Keep them focused and skip the jokes.
There are a lot of issues that should be considered.
Remember the usual excuse data fetishists trot out is there is no other way to find these people.
But point out what that "Doomsday" scenario means.
A person who has no history of radical beliefs
A person who is not radicallized by viewing any known web site/FB page/YT channel/Twitter feed
A person who needs to make no purchases to carry out their plan
A person who makes no contact with any known offender (or potential offender) to carry it out.
So when I explain it in calm, non hysterical tones, does this sound plausible to you? Or does it sound like complete bu***hit?
F**k me sideways the number of adjectives these people use.
The number of times I've found myself thinking "Get to the f**king point, NOW"
Is it not?
Hence the lack of any "Legislative framework" for Automatic Number Plate Recognition (and storage)
Of course if all you need is "Machinchine pings, they's a wron'un" device then job done.
Like the KGB (and its successors) always said "We may not know what you did this time, but we're sure you've done something sometime, so this is just us catching you."
Mine will be the one with the old, well thumbed copy of the Gulag Archipelago..
Not always so.
Likewise setting up a major bet-the-company project that's run by an outsider is something with more like a 50/50 shot at success to me.
Of course hindsight is always 20/20.
Funny you should say that.
Because that's just about what current Ion thrusters need to generate milliNewton thursts from a big tank of (expensive) Xenon.
Until they run out of course.
IIRC Most people thought Shaylers explanation of how the thruster worked was BS.
However several teams claim to have demonstrated thrust is being generated. And if you don't understand how something works how do you know what it's safe to ignore (or just leave out) in the design? "I left the power transformer out of the amplifier I built but it should work fine anyway." WTF?
The really attractive part of a propellantless thruster is not that it could drive a probe out to Pluto (with a fission power source of some kind).
It could then bring it back afterward.
Clearly a fellow with a fine shed of delights to work in.
Actions have consequences.
Be careful what legal precedents you set.
"Computer says no,"
One more f**king time.
It's not "government" data.
It's taxpayers data.
QNX was a well regarded OS for embedded apps. It's major features being a very modular architecture, so your custom build could be very lean. because it was built for profit and customers would complain if it was too buggy (given how expensive bug fixes in the field are) the code was reasonably quality.
It powers the BlackBerry 10 phone and the Ontario states equivalent to the BBC Micro project.
Car makers. You are now in the IT business.
Get used to it.
Starting with the Peer who inserted the relevant clauses-for-cash in the necessary Bill.
This is not an EU requirement.
It is driven by Tony Blair wanting to stuff up Gordon Brown.
Note that HMG doesn't mind all UK water companies being foreign owned, or that some of them are owned by government operated foreign utilities.
Just as long as they aren't on the hook for any EU water quality directives caused by decades of (government) under funding.
Note that dividends over security or dividends over asset security is a Board choice.
You want to use the internet instead of private leased lines? This is the price you pay.
Historically only BT offered leased lines (IIRC) but maybe now it's something other providers might y'know provide? "Thames water telemetry. Brought to you by Sky" ?
They are, but very slooooooooooooly.
It's the patients.
And no, they did not ask for this.
It might work if the job was done in house with skills transfer provided by 3rd parties.
Handing "anonymized" data over to an outsider is basically BS.
This is the woman who (as Home Secretary) wouldn't go out in London at night.
With armed police bodyguards and an official armed response a radio message away.
What can you do with such a (self) limited human being?
So maybe the NHS should look at how other countries manage to do better (because several other countries do much better in Europe than the UK) first?
Mad woman continues to demonstrate madness by making mad statements in a speech most would describe as "Barking bats**t crazy."
That would be the (Department of) Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency.
Now, wheather you needed actual security clearance to work on them is another matter.
Blackboard systems. Speech recognition, driverless vehicles, message understanding (note that word "understanding," as in what does it mean, not what does it say). Even optimizing freight packaging on board ships (which save more money for the USG than all DARPA AI programmes for the last 40 years cost)
My view is after you've got the SC you'll be shocked at what a clusterf**k their systems are.
The solution was described in the ABC Warriors.
The system is designed to believe its side is right and stimulated to feel valued and rewarded when it does it's job well. Call it "Artificial pride."
How you implement such strategies is left as an exercise for the reader
Y'know, antimatter. Hit regular matter and annihilates itself in X & Gamma rays.
OTOH I've not considered relativistic effects. I do recall high energy cosmic rays were found surprisingly low in the atmosphere due to time dilation of their lifetimes.
So. Extreme weather events even more extreme than we thought they were to begin with.
Mind you I'm racking my brains to recall the last hurricane over Denver....
Tell me that after the UK tries to negotiate any new trade deals and isn't part of a 550million person trading block and 1 of 1 instead of 1 of 28.
Back here in 2022 say?
May: How are the talks going Boris
Boris: Very well. My sources tell me my plan is working perfectly, although the other side continues to posture for effect.
May: Who exactly are your "Sources" Boris?
Boris: I've been using "The European Research Group." I find them very sound on the important stuff.
"It is difficult to get a man to understand something, when his salary depends upon his not understanding it." as Upton Sinclair put it.
Sinclair ran for Governor of California in the late 1940's.
His Campaign Manager was a certain Dr RA Heinlein.
Nearly thought you were serious there. The "Strongly worded letter to the newspapers" nailed it.
Or in the words of media mogul CA Magnusen "You can do what you like in Britain. They are a nation of herbivores. I try everything in Britain first. If it works there I try it in a real country."
Who thinks the the UK Government matters and who does not.
And wheather they turned up to the relevant EU Commissioner hearing instead.
60million people versus 490million people in the rest of the EU.
So that's making "Making Britain stronger" means, as one of my British friends put it when they voted Leave.
I think you'll find it's the other way round.
IIRC there were several novels done by Read & Pedlar, using roughly the plot of an episode but losing the Dept of O & M connection.
When oil had just quadrupled in price (I looked it up. to $12/barrel) and people thought the human race would wise up (and a big mainframe had a whole 512KB of core store).
What should really scare people is that 4 decades later the human race has not wised up.
In Thunderbirds "The Hood" was an occasional hazard for International Rescue.
IRL he's the new British Home Secretary :-(.
The world did not get Space:1999. It got Captain Scarlet and the even more sinister UFO.
But don't worry. A short visit to "Dr Jackson" and you'll forget about such inconvenient memories.
"The different perspective it shoots suns (potential extra solar plants transits) at should also pick up candidates (for extra solar planets) that probes in the ecliptic plane do not."
Apologies for the quite intense level of confusion that paragraph may have caused.
The different perspective it shoots suns out should also pick up candidates probes in the ecliptic plane do not.
I look forward to a rich data haul when it starts operating.
Still not sounding creepy enough for some people?
I think you've actually found a benign use for this technology.
That's because you're not the CEO of a US giga corp that makes it's money shoveling as much of your personal data as possible into it's data bases to sell ever more advertising at ever higher rates to ever more customers who are desperate not to be left behind in online advertising, who you also happen to generate most of the statistics for.
If you were you'd have been hugely tumescent listening to the presentation.
Wheather that is a good or bad thing will depend on wheather you're
a) A UK taxpayer seeing one guy (allegedly) trouser £750k from HMRC
b) A person actually planning a carousel fraud
Like the clause in the DMCA that means copyright on a digital recording is not owned by the artist but by the recording company.
Helpfully inserted by a Senatorial staffer who later joined a large record lable.
How many Senators actually wrote this law?
How many will read it?
How many will actually understand it's implications?
And this is the benefit for no life limits on Congressional seats in either house.
Funny how that idea of "Taking back control works" isn't it?
Conservative party. "We know we said we wanted Brexit so Parliament could 'take back control' but that doesn't actually mean they can control us as well."
Was that in points overall or was their a ref's decision?
I'll be here all this week.
Unfu**ingbelievable 98% false +ve.
Hard to believe after so many years this is still so s**t.
Which is notable.
But not in a good way.
Because it hasn't fallen hard enough or far enough already?
In the year prior to the referendum it had hit 1.24E/£. At referendum it hit 1.23E/£.
It's now around 1.14E/£.
Well done. You've cut the exchange rate by 8.7%.
I'd say EU prices are going up, and going to continue to go up on that basis.
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