So he wants them to go looking for them.
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So he wants them to go looking for them.
No they didn't.
A majority of people in the party don't want Bernie.
Bernie was still nominated and still came second by a relatively close margin.
Several of his policies have been adopted by Hillary, and will be enacted if she becomes President.
Not all, but 1,000,000% more than if Donald Trump gets to sit in the Oval Office, because he's going to reverse everything Bernie stands for.
But that wouldn't be as amusing as thinking about the ramifications of GWh battery packs!
Not a very portable tablet - a 40GWh LiPo battery would weigh around 240kT...
They'll be rehabilitating using retro-phrenology next.
At least to a sooty cock in a darkened room used to catch a thief.
You don't want to know.
That which has been seen, cannot be unseen.
In order to cancel your have to visit the porn site's complaints office in person and fill out the requisite forms in triplicate.
You'll find them on display in the lavatory, behind the door marked "Beware of the leopard"
I presume the actual limitation is decoder or HDD bandwidth.
The Humax ones I've used will happily record two channels while watching any third that's in the same mux as either of the others.
The VCRs in profrssional use were Beta though, never VHS.
And disappearing fast, as HDD based video archives are now so cheap that it's just not worth dealing with large numbers of tapes.
I don't think any UK broadcaster now uses Beta for new programming, though they probably still have a large library of tapes sat in storage.
Ah DAT. I used it for its intended purpose - 8-track audio (plus timecode).
Or rather 7-track audio because track 8 was the click track for the band.
The places one can "lure" are public attractions/landmarks like churches, shops and similar.
So there's no additional risk over existing "Come meet me by the church at midnight" comments.
The special locations with activity are all visible on the map from quite some distance, so to some extent it's a lesser risk as everyone playing the game can see that something is afoot.
Old printers are probably best - as the drivers are so old that they're probably built into Windows and Linux distributions.
I'm very happy that my printer uses the built-in driver set.
The official driver installer from the manufacturer was both huge and included several completely pointless and annoying programs.
Theno please point to the negotiators we have.
Matt, in your own comments you have spent the entire UK contribution to the EU at least five times before I lost count.
There is no magical money tree.
Also, your own future probably does not exist any more as EU data protection rules currently require that all EU data is stored in the EU, so watch all those data centres you apparently build vanish.
The US "Safe Harbor" agreement took a long time to negotiate and turned out to be tosh, do you really think that a UK Safe Harbour could be done in under two years?
Along with the other negotiations with the EU and rest of the world, when we don't even have a professional negotiation team any more?
Or rather, the people warning that there would be Consequences for voting out have been repeatedly proven correct.
Would you say the same if I warned you that hacking off your finger is really going to hurt and will make it quite difficult to type, then you did it anyway?
It's not scaremongering when it's true.
There must be a charging model somewhere.
They've already done "Pay us or we delete things". Is the next one "Pay us or we won't delete things"?
What, you mean you lied?
I trusted you Mr Dabbs, I trusted you so much and now it's gone. Gone, like my soul!
No, while the smart watch might know exactly what the time is, it can't give you that information very easily.
Mostly because the battery goes flat if they try.
You'd need the entire crew to be involved in such a conspiracy, or one of the cabin crew would pop to the "toilet" and hit the button on the emergency locator beacon.
There is no large conspiracy here. The plane suffered an event that incapacitated everyone on board, and it's computers kept it flying until they couldn't.
There are things to learn from this, and one of the big reasons for keeping looking is to find out what that initial event was, and why the pilots and crew did not communicate during or after it.
The aircraft itself did keep squawking, it just had nothing to say - so that's one obvious change to onboard systems.
Every aircraft has several Emergency Locator Beacon units, which have independent batteries.
- You might remember a fire in a parked 787-Dreamliner at Heathrow on 12th July 2013.
The ones built into the structure of the aircraft are all relatively simple for the crew manually trigger, precisely for this type of situation.
They work by satellite and are automatically activated in the event of a crash, so the fact no signals were received implies an impact that either destroyed them, or sank them very quickly.
Some mobile phone operators have transparent "WiFi calling" that you can just turn on.
I found it hideously bad in places with poor signal strength as it'd try to use the even worse WiFi, and thus not work at all, however you might have better luck.
Not that important. It's one in a long line of cases against companies trying to claim that employees are contractors.
UK law uses Duck-Typing. If it looks like a duck, it is a duck.
If the person looks like an employee, they are.
And the employer (in this case Uber) are then immediately required to pay the taxes (NI etc) that they have evaded, as well as that which they owe to the employees.
They can also be held criminally liable for tax evasion.
HMRC will be looking on with great interest.
The trend line is way off!
It's already flat, according to that data they haven't notably reduced the base rate of crashes at all since YouTube lost Flash.
The US Constitution has no legal standing outside of the USA.
If they want to sell in the EU, they have to follow EU rules.
This is even a plot point in a few books.
For example the Venus Prime series has a murder perpetrated by flipping a remote control system from the expected "local" to a "satellite" route.
To 12 different companies?
How many external recipients at different domains would you be doing that with?
In some cases there might be multiple consultancy firms with overlapping responsibilities, though that usually indicates a project that is going to fail anyway.
The manufacturer must publish the official guide to maintenance, and garages carry liability insurance against bad repairs.
Like they currently do.
For a rather large example in another industry, look at commercial aviation. Airframe and engine manufacturers can and have been held liable for incidents - whether anyone was actually hurt or not.
Flash-based SSDs are interesting as they are fundamentally built of a large number of very small "disks" (pages) that the on-board firmware already retires as it fails.
Thus a "dead" SSD isn't all dead, and in theory at least, could keep being used as pages fail, by stepping down its apparent size.
The hard part is working out when to give up of course - down to 70% or 50% original capacity? Further?
"Cell on wings" requires tethered power, otherwise the loiter time would be way too short (electric) - or the aircraft far too large (infernal combustion)
Cell-on-Blimp would be far more sensible, as well as safer.
IIRC, there was never any evidence that they "worked", but there is plenty of evidence that flickering frames causes headaches and seizures.
All the good PVRs have "skip forward", which is much better for the viewer than fast-forward.
Sky boxes don't, but those are well known to be by far the worst PVRs on the market.
Alarms can be dangerous though.
A loud alarm is likely to make the driver look at the source of the sound - and not at the dangerous situation developing outside the vehicle.
If that's the money they spent on the adverts that are being totally ignored, then yes, they didn't get the service they purchased.
Wouldn't it be great if the ad brokers realised that people would look at unobtrusive adverts, and if they rejected the malware and flashy, noisy crap instantly, the remainder would be viewed.
Eventually. Because it's too late for most consumers, we've already installed an adblocker and we're unlikely to turn it off.
Too vague to be useful.
A capacitor stores *charge*.
One could say that an inductor stores magnetism.
After all, bytecode and machine code are not different to the source as far as the executable code paths are concerned.
The comments and variable names are extremely useful to humans, but not so much to machines unless anyone is trying for natural-language processing of reading the comments and variable names to infer the intended results and identify places where the code doesn't match the comments.
They only need the source code because they are supposed to create patches, and humans find it much easier to examine source code for correctness.
I presume that touchscreen interfaces suck even harder.
Buttons you can't even tell exist
Trademarks aren't like copyright.
If you don't defend a trademark, you lose it. So they have to send the "cease and desist" letter, even if they really don't care and even if they rather like the comparison.
Uninstall Flash anyway
You uaed to be able to set your Http headers to ask for the mobile site. Not sure if this still works.
The sooner Auntie sees a drop in usage of their Flash iPlayer, the sooner they'll officially offer an alternative.
Chances are good that the 0.2% are files that haven't changed at all since the last backup, so unlikely to lose any data.
0.2% is also much better than the 50-75% or more before a user spots an encrypted file, or the 10% or similar before an alert sysadmin spots an unexpected traffic spike or hears fans running more than usual.
Of course Facebook has no long-term value.
The history of social media is that a single one gets huge, then passes of its membership and they leave.
People follow people, both in and out.
Taking down food porn is the logical next step...
I have done almost exactly that.
The autodock is far better at it than any pilot - the only real reason for pilotage these days is because of not wanting to update all the charts daily.
I never sailed the English Channel, but the run up to the Gatun Locks is considerably more congested - albeit that was a 76000 tonne as nothing bigger fits.
Ship maneuvers are laughably simple to automate, while also being incredibly difficult for a human, because they are slow.
Humans don't really see cm/s speeds, but sensors can - and so actually stop the ship before ramming the pier, where a human is fairly likely to overcook it.
The actual sailing is trivial, and a solved problem - pretty much all large ships sit in autopilot and auto-dock most of the time.
The crew maintain the ship. They de-rust it, paint it, fix leaks, replace pumps, strip and rebuild the engines...
All while under way, and actively earning money for the owner.
A robot ship with no crew quarters would have to come into port for all maintenance, costing a huge amount and even more importantly, being out of action.
And if they actually did this, then GPs would start recommending that their patients opt in.
Instead, they built a system where GPs not only recommended that all their patients opt-out, but actively made sure that they all did.
I've heard somewhere that the sun was going to stop having a page 3.
I assumed that meant it was becoming a 1-sheet rag.
Is explicitly prohibited by that treaty.
It doesn't exist and never did.
You are only an EU citizen because you are a citizen of a member state of the EU.
If you cease to be a citizen of an EU member state, you cease to have any EU status.
A fall against USD costs everyone, especially those who drive, use public transport or buy food and other goods transported by road or rail.
It also increases the cost of things imported from China, as they are priced in USD as well.
You're right of course.
I missed the word "perhaps".
And this article would tend to support this, albeit sadly lacking in sources or detail.
I suspect that it probably is quite common in the US, because most people are really bad at understanding statistics and legislators know this.
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