Re: Dell is like Hell only Dull
No, they should turn the caps lock light off when the caps lock is enabled, so that it mirrors the logic of power lights that go off when a device is turned on.
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"Can't we get God to do it?"
Yes. Yes. that is a good plan. We should also invent guns available on line so that American Republicans can kill people remotely if they feel threatened or if they feel that their God given right to own a gun is being undermined.
God gave us guns to cleanse the world. Guns are good. The Penis is evil. The Penis shoots seeds.
The OS is obviously written in C, and since C doesn't manage pointers properly and the C standard library is chock full of buffer overflows, they obviously couldn't manage to produce correct working code because the errors were to deep in the OS.
C is by far the worst programming language ever created, and it's authors should have been strung up and publicly hanged for their incompetence.
"The physics wasn't as solid as you seem to think" - Denialist Coward
Says the scientific illiterate.
The facts are simple. Long wave radiation is absorbed by CO2 and other greenhouse gasses, and re-radiated in a random direction - 50% of the time with a downward directional component.
This makes the movement of that long wave radiation a random walk, and the statistics of random walks is well known.
So unless you are going to invalidate the last 200 years of science, your childish pronouncements are not going to be realised.
On the other hand if you think that you are going to invalidate the last 200 years of science developed by literally millions of experts, then you have some serious mental illness and need to get some psychiatric help.
"If Brown attempts to defy the Office of the President as this article implies, he could be easily charged with sedition." - Kook
Not by the definition of sedition used by the federal government.
You seem to think that the presidents whims must be followed and adherence to those whims is enforced by law.
Nothing could be further from the truth.
"Brown is talking about potentially defying the Federal Government." - Kook
Are you trying to say that the Republicans will prevent private individuals from launching climate monitoring satellites so that they can hide and deny the reality of Global Climate Change?
Wouldn't that deceit be grounds for impeachment?
"One cannot describe a chaotic, dynamic system with a single parameter" - Kook
Yup. And now you know why scientists call it "climate change", while the unwashed masses call it "Global Warming".
Seems to me that you need a bath.
Title: "Silicon Valley's oligarchs got a punch in the head – and that's actually good thing"
How did they get punched in the head? This election is an irrelevancy to them. Tech policy was never discussed during the campaign. Trump stated no preferences regarding Tech policy and advocated no changes.
Orlowski is imagineering.
"Eventually that leads to the elites wishing they had a new electorate, rather than listening and leading. And ultimately, that leads to a Trump" - Orlowski
Trump is an Elitist. He claims to be a multi-billionaire.
So Orlowski's comment makes zero sense.
But making zero sense and fantasizing is exactly how people like Orlowski thinks.
Isn't it time to admit that the LinTard OS is the least secure OS in the world, and that the developers will be patching the OS for the next 1000 years and it still won't be an insecure Piece of Shit?
Rip it up, and start over.
Rip it up, banish all of the LinTard Fanboys, hire some adults and get on with the job of producing a secure system that isn't a UniTard abomination.
"The new technologies result in new work that hadn't previously been envisaged."
Sometimes. Can you point me to a proof in any economic theory that the number of new jobs gained must be equal to or better in terms of pay compared to the ones lost?
Worker wages in the U.S. have been stagnant in real terms for decades even though worker productivity and corporate profits have increased tremendously.
This was claimed to be impossible by the apologists of Capitalism as stated 30 years ago and earlier.
Why were they wrong?
"Ok, fair point. With sufficient research we could be," - Coward.
You are two decades too late.
China is the world leader in renewable power, and will remain on top for the rest of your, and your children's lives.
Denial of reality has economic costs.
You do realize don't you that all those large tubular florescent bulbs in office buildings - the trillions of them out there, in every business in the world contain 20 times more mercury than any CF bulb.
In addition if the energy used to power the CF bulb comes from coal, less mercury will enter the environment with the CF bulb than will be released into the environment by burning the coal needed to power a conventional bulb replacement.
"Bollocks. Fact-free anti-science." - Phil.T.Tripp
Hmm. I suspect that climate scientists know a bit more about climate than Phil.T.Tripp.
A team of top scientists is telling world leaders to stop congratulating themselves on the Paris agreement to fight climate change because if more isn't done, global temperatures will likely hit dangerous warming levels in about 35 years.
Six scientists who were leaders in past international climate conferences joined with the Universal Ecological Fund in Argentina to release a brief report Thursday, saying that if even more cuts in heat-trapping gases aren't agreed upon soon, the world will warm by another 1.8 degrees Fahrenheit (1 degree Celsius) by around 2050.
So let me get this straight. Companies produce bad software that is vulnerable to online attacks, and that often gives the attackers root access to the OS.
Then they put this software on line so it can be attacked and often give root access to the attackers.
Then when users of this software are attacked and bad things happen, they demand action from government to stop the attacks, while ignoring the fact that they would be secure if
1. The software wasn't crap.
2. The software wasn't on line.
3. They were too stupid to realize 1 and 2.
Hold software developers responsible for their failures and software will become secure overnight.
"Chaotic system can operate within a bounded range, it's just very difficult to predict where it will be within that range at any given point in time."
And that implies that there is an "average" position within that region that is well defined.
Hence a bounded chaotic system is on average predictable, even though it's exact state is not.
"Except that a) the adjustments aren't always 'up""
The last set of adjustments made by the NOAA and NASA lowered current temperature estimates, and lowered temperature estimates from the 70's through 90's even more.
Are you jabbering your own nonsense, or are you jabbering the nonsense fed to you by someone else?
"depends, when the system is fundamentally chaotic, in it's actual sense, then there is little or no point in trying to model it."
If a system is chaotic then over the long term it's precise state can not be determined. But the precise state of climate is weather, and no climatologist is trying to predict the weather.
Climate models predict climate. And that is why they do not predict high frequency transients like the lower rate of warming seen over the last 2 decades. Those transients are averaged away by the models.
"IPCC will have to, again, massage their data"
My goodness. Such ignorance on display.
The IPCC doesn't produce "data", and doesen't even do data analysis.
The IPCC produces a meta analysis of climate research, as well as reports that are dumbed down so that non-scientists can read them.
I always find it laughable that the people who whine about the IPCC never actually know what the body does.
Kinda like Sarah Palen begging to be the head of the U.S. department of energy so that she can change environmental regulations when in fact the energy department doesn't do that king of thing.
Dumber than dumb.
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