There's also his short-short story "Answer" (to the question "Is there a god?"). But my favorite (and one of the first Sci-Fi novels I ever read) is "Rogue In Space".
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I installed the beta of Karmic UNR, and it imported users from the existing Win XP partition. Even set up a profile photo on the gdm picker -- but the photo it associated with my profile was my wife's photo, not mine. I really wonder how that happened.
Then, I couldn't see how to change the photo. After googling around I saw a mention of gdmphotosetup. Trying to run that in an xterm, the system informed me that I needed gdm-2.20 or some such. Apt-getting that, there was a warning about package dependencies -- then when I rebooted graphical log-on was not working at all.
I can still log on to the console and run startx so to me it's not that bad. At least it's a funny bug 8^).
Please help! we need some info to help us draft our Project Implementation Manual. As i told you before, we are required to set up the MIS for the Project, specially for monitoring progress. At this point, we need to know what an MIS consultant should be able to do for the Project (Terms of Reference), and what his/her qualifications should be. Any ideas?
My first impulse was to pose this question on Stack Overflow but realized it is not a programming question, so I turn to the wisdom of the Slashdot crowds.
I should mention that I had difficulty choosing the topic, finally settling on "Networking" as it is an important aspect of the project--but then so would be "Infrastructure", "Staffing", "Project Management" (none of which I could see in the list of suggested topics). So, a secondary question, why are these not on the list of choices?
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ISTR that IBM claims 4 9's reliability for the IBM i (new name of the AS/400) which is a midrange machine. For IBM z, the claim is 100% uptime.