I'm hoping Facebook will be defunct by the time I kick.
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Around here, they don't steal the cellphone because it is valuable. They steal it so they have more of a head start before you can call the police.
I wish there was a CUPS layer for Windows, so we could install it as a driver and just use the tinly little PPD like other Operating systems do rather than the 600-900Mb monstrosities that manufacturers provide as drivers.
Somehow I envision a Wikipedia of maps
Like http://wikimapia.org/ ?
Having worked for a non-profit, all I can say is... that's nice but who donates hardware that Win8.1 can run on?
As of 2009, the fastest computer at the org I was volunteering at was 1.2GHz with 512Mb of memory.
My Droid RAZR Maxx has all of this... but I would love to have a slide out keyboard. Even more, I would love all of this in a waterproof, more rugged case. (I really don't want to need an otterbox since it increases the size of the phone) If my hiking GPS can do this, why can't my more expensive phone?
If you don't sneak it, and just act like you know what you are doing, you could probably have even gotten them to help you carry it out.
The next step is SAAS....
They die quickly when you buy them from OCZ... then when you RMA them, they say they'll replace it, never do, and hope you just forget about it or something.
It was the mid-80s, most of the computer labs were loaded with Apple IIe and TRS (Trash) -80 computers. The school was just starting to explore computing and most of what we had was Oregon Trail and Math Blaster. There was also the occasional "What will you be when you grow up" or Myers-Briggs Type Indicator but that was the meat of it for most students. I was lucky enough to have extremely bad handwriting, so they put me in a special computer class where I learned typing and mouse use on one of the few Macintosh computers the school had at the time. It was enough to get me hooked, but the TI/99 was in storage, and we didn't get a home computer until 1991. It was a Tandy 1000 and was fun to do what was included at first, then I messed it up and watched one of my parents' friends who was an expert recover it. After that, I really started experimenting and learning QBasic, Batch Files, 4DOS, and anything else I could get my hands on.
In High school, all we ever used computers for was typing, graphing, and some CAD in shop class. I did everything else on my own. The coolest thing I got from school was one of my math textbooks had BASIC programs for working through the problems, and I was able to relate it to actual use.
Try the IdolPad Plus - http://www.idolian.com/OnlineCatalog/IdolPad_Plus-details.aspx
I got one, it has ICS, Google Play, and works pretty good.
Adobe Creative Suite 5.5, and my hate for Apple as a company.
rsync + ssh + cron + unlimited web hosting (that allows ssh access)
rsync + ssh + cron + a tunnel between the computers you want to sync
You might also want a manual update script to update between cron syncs.... or better yet.... write your manual update script and have cron call it for easy maintenance.
So..which is it? Simple or sophisticated? Or simple?
You are under estimating modern intelligence. Sophisticated these days doesn't mean what it did back in the golden days of computing.
Now days, you can be considered sophisticated if you are simply observant. I see it day in and day out being a web developer and the company's "IT guy"
I wonder if Citibank pays it's web developers more than what I make a year. I consider my user systems simplistic, but they authenticate the session on every page and will only give you your own data.