Blocking after too many 404s? As if it's difficult to find resource slow and intensive features on web sites?
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Blocking after too many 404s? As if it's difficult to find resource slow and intensive features on web sites?
The monkeys pounding keyboards to write consumer firewall software haven't stumbled on to a working IPv6 version yet. My AT&T router needs a strange set of firewall options to even marginally pass IPv6. I found those options by brute-force trial and error while watching packet captures. If I hadn't been in a good mood at the time, I might have thrown the router and a panicking Mac Mini Server into a wood chipper. Or used IPv4. Not sure, really.
I can't think of any current carrying diodes in personal electronics except for the LEDs. Everything is FET based, which doesn't normally pass any current through its diode bits.
The artists are long dead so it's just the Walt Disney Company, founded 1923, wanting more money.
This is exactly why WHOIS and GDPR are so broken. Each TLD has its own regulations. Most of those have specific ownership and usage requirements, and a process to challenge domains that appear to have violations. The '.com' is the commercial TLD that is supposed to have a high degree of accountability. The '.edu' domains are supposed to be registered only to schools, not people. Etc., etc.
ICANN may be slightly screwed as a global service but the non-ICANN TLDs can simply forbid EU members from using them.
Most Chinese phones have cheap radios that only work on one or two carriers. The Honor View10 for the US only supports a few LTE bands (2, 4, 5, 7, 12, 17). It's designed to work reasonably well with AT&T and T-Mobile now but it will get slower as bands are traded and moved around. It won't be any good for traveling or switching to other carriers. That means fewer of these phones will be repaired once the batteries are worn out.
The ads weren't pro-Trump. They were designed to generate chaos, fear, anger, distrust, and "us versus them" attitudes about the US government. In fact, I don't think it mattered at all who won. Anyone in running in the primaries could have won and we'd still have a political system that's more dysfunctional and partisan than usual. When Trump's time is over, is anyone sane going to ask to take his place?
There were plenty of propaganda practice runs during the previous elections but 2016 had the right conditions to go full-force.
Make the punishment jail rather than fines to the FCC. With all the utterly pointless ideas the FCC has proposed for fixing robocalls, one might think that they've just looking for easy revenue collecting fines.
You have to understand that the US has so few wireless telcos that they've chosen simple colors to represent themselves. Blue=AT&T, Red=Verizon, Magenta=T-Mobile, Yellow=Sprint.
The number of updates that my Axon 7 will receive remains unchanged, as does the number of ZTE devices I was planning to purchase in the future. You can still buy a Moto if you want a buggy flagship phone that becomes unsupported before the warranty runs out.
Handling three types of line endings requires one character of look-back. And with one character of look-back, you have to make sure you don't look at index -1 if the first character is a LF. That's complicated stuff for the poor new hire that has to work on the default text editor. Look at all those parenthesis! I don't even know if I got it right. Now, 33 years later, there's Stack Overflow.
If these are 2W consumer grade laser pointers, the high beam divergence makes it easy to hit eyes at a distance but that same divergence cuts the power rapidly with distance. Low divergence lasers (I have one) are hard as hell to aim at things not moving, so forget about flying objects. Even a naked laser diode in the eyepiece of a stabilized telescope would be difficult to aim due to stabilization lag and drift. Something that actually targets and is actually dangerous sounds like it would be easy hardware to spot on the ground.
How do you get an aircraft with a 35m wingspan up to 70000 feet without a gust of wind ripping it to bits? Any why are the horizontal and vertical measurements in different units?
It's bizarre that Apple is discarding every single desirable trait except for the visuals. Apple laptops may be beautiful but they make me think of dongle adapters, expensive repairs, impossible upgrades, walled gardens for data, strange feature selections, and searching endless websites of superstitious cures to strange software glitches. I've found newer ones frustrating to use at work even when there's an IT department that should be taking care of it. The Chinese laptops are starting to look nice.
Linux really needs some money driving development. Honestly, most Linux apps are garbage once you get past simple utilities. They lack the refinement that you're only going to get from a coordinated team working for a salary. "You can use WINE or a Windows VM" is not a compelling reason to install Linux on a personal desktop computer.
I wonder how this handles writes bleeding into adjacent cells - Rowhammer. Magnetic coupling is a bit harder to stop than capacitive coupling. You need distance, ferrous shielding, a shorting shield, or adjacent balanced opposing currents. All of those seem like they'd be incredibly bulky for memory storage. Forcing writes to happen in a large organized block could solve the problem too, but now you're driving latency up.
Unfortunately, the linked PDF wasn't quite about using STT for RAM.
It's people listening to music at work, from what I've seen. A lot of new phones can only do Bluetooth audio while charging so the low bitrate of streaming doesn't matter.
I'm still buying lossless audio files for my phone's 400GB microSD card like I'm in the dark ages.
I made the mistake of buying a 2015 Moto X Pure. It was fine hardware but the warranty service was so bad that I needed Visa's help reversing fraudulent $700 charges. The phone got one OS update and then it was immediately, while still being the flagship phone, declared unsupported. VoLTE was left broken.
Has the government tried using the support forums?
You still need version numbers due to parallel work in different forks. Versions X,Y,and Z might get simultaneous security patches. That makes X.0.1, Y.0.1, etc.
Let us not forget that CloudFlare profits from both sides of the war. This allows them to expand a certain large customer base beyond phishing sites and fake online stores.
ICANN could just do nothing while waiting for politicians to demand more accountability and transparency. It won't always be just the US struggling to clean up anonymous propaganda accounts.
Didn't the 1990s already have a ton of research into fixed ratio, low overhead, lossy codecs? The idea was that of all the possible permutations of a small data block, not all of them were significantly different so they can be removed. Prediction and state of the compression were trivial so latency and effort were low as well. Primary uses were boosting multimedia throughout on 1x DVD-ROM and LANs. Some of them are still around today in various telephone bits.
Open software dies when the safe and minimal patches are not in balance with big and dangerous refactoring keeping it clean.
What I'm reading here is that Oracle uses a reverse warranty where the customer pays the manufacturer for defects and repairs... and customers are OK with that.
I suspect that a number of these are meant for sharing stolen files without the papertrails created by authentication and digital signatures. Those have been around since at least the 1980s when people would look for unused live telephone wires and a plug pirate BBS into them.
It looks like it's wired up in all the right spots to control your face too.
I see the new headline-writing bot is working well. And by bot, I mean the AI job applicants that you chained up in the basement.
No room for that. It's all about notches and extra camera modules now, and there's no stopping until trypophobia kicks in.
The trick is being able to concisely describe intent rather than actions. Actions are difficult to optimize but intent is easy.
Besides, there's no need to stick with a single virtual instructions set. There could be varieties optimized for different tasks - almost like source code but without the automatic safety mechanisms that come with some languages.
Had I known in the 1980s that we'd be using x86 until at least 2030, I might not have become a software engineer. Everything in tech changes so rapidly yet here we are still running MacOS and Windows on upgraded x86 code.
Honestly, I was hoping that programs would dynamically compile from virtual instructions sets by now. Apple has a bit of that with LLVM and Android has a bit of it with JVM, but it's just pieces of code using it. It would be nice to have generic instructions for math, memory movement, virtual addresses, thread communications, and I/O that don't need different compilation options before distribution.
Somebody who doesn't know how to use PGP keys is in charge of security?
What's the difference between a cell tower, a pico cell, and a fake cell? Probably nothing unless you can look up all of the cell IDs and verify their physical location. It wouldn't surprise me if hardware hacking experts can crack open those pico cell boxes as a starting point.
I'm not buying the argument that this is being done for privacy and performance. CloudFlare is not here to be the good guys. Has Google's 188.8.131.52 been refusing some CloudFlare domain queries because of all the cybercriminal hosting?
"Google Public DNS is purely a DNS resolution and caching server; it does not perform any blocking or filtering of any kind, except that it may not resolve certain domains in extraordinary cases if we believe this is necessary to protect Google’s users from security threats"
All the cool jobs are asking for C++ and Java developers to write highly scalable backend systems in Node/React.
So you tried to install High Sierra but nothing happens? The installer has the old "dirty unmount" bug so hfs_fsck is busy fixing your boot disk while the installer is looking for it. There's an easy fix.
Download the High Sierra installer over and over until you get the full 4+ GB version. Insert a USB stick and reformat it. Find the secret terminal command to convert the installer to a bootable volume on the USB stick. Back up your hard disk using Time Machine. Remove the factory hard disk and install an SSD or very fast hard disk. Boot your base OS DVD and install onto the new boot disk. Boot into High Sierra from the USB stick and update the boot disk. Reboot and restore from the Time Machine backup. Run Software Updates repeatedly for the next several hours until it's up to date.
So easy! Only needs a few days of work, an expensive new hard drive, and about 15 GB of downloads.
An offline copy of Wikipedia is nice if you want to kill time reading about unusual knowledge without worrying that it's going to be picked up by advertisers or snoops looking to fabricate justification for a new budget. (I just fired up the BitTorrent client to help you download the Kiwix snapshots)
I've been using BBC too. Hell, even Buzzfeed is starting to look good compared to CNN.
More please: https://www.theregister.co.uk/2014/03/13/buzzgasm_listicle_about_pliers/
I think Caltrans is trying to enforce a one car, one idiot, one barrier replacement ratio. The gore point used to have the usual water buckets but they were continuously being destroyed and replaced. You could say that there should be motorcycle cops there writing hundreds of tickets a day, but they'd get run over too.
That section of road was my commute nightmare. When one highway slows down, drivers swerve into the other highway past the split and might not always have a place to merge in - two cars doing this at once will crash into each other. There are also cars trying to get around Toyota and Gbus drivers going 40 MPH in the fastest lane of 65 MPH zone (this is the carpool/fast lane exit). Many of those same Toyotas and Gbusses got into the fast Hwy 85 exit by driving diagonally across 5 lanes of traffic from a nearby onramp while going half the speed of traffic, rather than continuing in the normal Hwy 85 exit. Finally, a lot of people just don't pay attention to the mile of exit signs and half mile of exit striping.
This will make closing a Microsoft account both easy and satisfying.
Jaywalking is ignoring a red light, short-cutting a crosswalk (painted or implied), and not yielding to cars/bikes already in your path. Crossing the middle of a road is, of course, legal if it's clear when you started. You can't fault somebody in AZ for walking in the middle of the night either, given that some days are hot enough to kill you.
Others driving the route at night (without artificially dark video) have shown that a pedestrian should have been visible long enough to make a graceful stop. Besides, it's against the the law (and common sense) to drive at a speed where can't avoid an obstacle in the road.
No microSD card, no replaceable battery, and no headphone jack yet there's room for FOUR CAMERAS.
Big APIs are hard! Take at Apache open source projects, PHP, or any of the hipster languages du-jour. You get inconsistent naming, inconsistent parameters, data structures that don't pass from component to component without translation, and language syntax hacks that make future changes impossible. Java isn't perfect but the effort shows.
It seems reasonable to protect a good API with IP laws but the amount of money involved here seems offensive to the Sun engineers and armies of outside developers and researchers that contributed too.
Follow-ups on the Uber crash have shown videos by others driving the same route at night. It's actually a brightly lit urban area with good visibility. The harsh shadows are unique to Uber's video evidence.
Only a government worker would print 2.2K pages. That's the mix of antiquity, showmanship, and impracticality that can spend trillions of dollars with not much to show for it.
I think the tone of the article is that the effect was somewhat unexpected so we should aim lots of scientific instruments at the next launch to see why our modeling was wrong.
The "copy Apple" design is going to slaughter cellphone makers and they deserve it. There's no point carrying 10 models brands of the exact same phone. Stores will decide on price and which one produces the fewest customer returns.
Last time I checked ICANN, it required a responsible contact for a domain name, not your personal info. You can hire a third party to be the contact, create an LLC, use a friend, use your ISP (some offer this service), or whatever.
The '.eu' TLD isn't even under ICANN.
This is pretty much Silicon Valley since the 1990s. Big power users have long term contracts to make financial planning easier. This means the new power hog on the block needs to wait for the grid upgrades to be completed or there'd be an outage. So far there's no end in sight with neighborhoods getting rewired to support electric cars.
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