Re: How much?
Don't mess about with paper products not normally found in an office environment. The proper substance to use in these situations is toner...
28 posts • joined 10 Jan 2018
'simply ticking the box labelled ".NET Framework 3.5 (includes .NET 2.0 and 3.0)" in "Windows Features"'
Good luck with that. You're far more likely to need to do this if you need .NET <= 3.5:
"In light of that I've been under the impression that the obtaining of the dreaded isopropyl alcohol in the UK was a matter for dark alley discussions with dodgy contacts possessed of either cockney or Russian accents, all the while nervously checking for narcs."
Or ordering it from your favourite tax-avoiding, minimum-wage-paying box shifter. In aerosol form anyway. Used to pop into Maplin...
I remember getting old throw-out 405 line tellies to play with in my early teens (~1970), with selenium rectifiers. In one, I remember accidentally shorting out >1/2 the segments by mis-routing one of the connecting wires and letting it rest against one of the fins. The remaining segments objected to the over voltage went pop. And yes it really did stink. I wasn't very popular at home...
Drawing arcs with a screwdriver off the EHT was fun too. Until you got your finger too close to the edge of the insulated handle, and the arc jumped from blade to flesh!
It's a bit flippin' late for that!
When I was a fresh faced grad on the milk round in 1978 one of the companies was proudly showing video of an 'AI' targetting system tracking a tank moving over rough terrain with visual obstructions.
I didn't take the job. But I'm under no illusions that my decision made any difference at all to the development of automated tagetting systems.
4% of Google's staff might feel better about themselves, but it won't stop people getting killed by automatically targetted weapons.
Shutting the stable door ~5 decades after the AI horse has bolted...
It being far in the past, I can now confess that, in a Nuffield A-Level Physics lesson using a bunch of plastic encased electronics modules, I connected the largest electrolytic I could find across the bench supply as a smoothing capacitor, with the polarity 'accidentally' reversed. It was quite spectacular.
Sorry Mr. Leggett...
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