I think you mean Sanskrit. Have you heard Hindi these days? Having never studied it I already understand 20% of it, because 20% of it already is English. Don't believe me? Turn on the Hindi channel on your TV. Hindi is one of the most bastardized languages that I know of.
Bitcoin Exec? Really? Is that like the Bitcoin CEO the media was reporting on earlier this year? C'mon slashdot... How about some accuracy in your headlines for a change?
There is no Bitcoin Exec because bitcoin is not a corporation. There are thousands of bitcoin related companies, but they each have their name. So maybe a title of "Bitinstant Exec..." would have been more accuracy.
So let me see if I got this straight. Less than 300 years ago the fastest method of transportation was horse and buggey and sail ships on the Ocean.
In 300 years we now can put ships in space that can travel at 87,000 mph (143kph), and your best reasoning borrowed from Astrophysicists no less, is that aliens can't be here or make it here because the distances are just too vast ?!?!?
This lacks basic reasoning at minimum and surely imagination.
Imagine if you can how fast we'll be able to travel in space another 300 years from now. Now imagine how fast an alien race could travel if they were 5,000 years more advanced than we are. What about 100,000 years? 1 Million? 10 Million? Pretty sure after even a few thousand years the problem of going across these vast distances will be solved.
... bitcoin articles on Slashdot.
Have we learned nothing about the inherent risks of centralized banking? Apple pay.... Gah!!
... when the NSA is lying to us?
A: Anytime their lips are moving.
Look it up. He saw this coming over a year ago. DarkWallet = anonymity for Bitcoin.
The guy is not stupid by a long shot. Also listen to him speak, he's a great philosopher with the wisdom of an immature teenager.
Brace yourselves, the NSA jokes are queuing!
>Over half the Bitcoin exchanges have gone bust.
Gee, reminds me of the 1999
Or should we make an analogy to the *regulated* housing market in 2007/2008?
Regulation has little to do with it. The fed blows bubbles, by printing vast sums of 'dollars', including the current bitcoin and stock market bubbles. Excess credit has to flow speculatively somewhere when negative real interest rates are the norm in ZIRP capital.
"If you can't power the things up there is no way to tell what they actually are."
Umm yeah, no. All this does is force the terrorists to implement their bombs in smaller areas of the electronic device, or produce fake screens, so the untech saavy TSA employees are mislead to think the device is real.
I guess I'm wondering why X-raying the laptop, cell phone etc isn't enough to find the bombs or whatever it is the terrorists are supposed to be hiding in there.
As a Canadian, I'm finding the USA's over reach getting more and more excessive, to the point that my next online business will avoid have anything hosted, purchased, programmed, owned or registered in the USA. It's getting to the point that in some circumstances, avoiding selling anything to USA customers saves tonnes of money and time with expensive lawyers... at the cost of 330 Million potential customers... but hey... there's over a 1 billion other internet users out there and growing.
.... So I can get your IPV4 addresses!
IPV4 is like the fax machine... it will never go away
1) 2011 "Out of the Blue" - Best researched UFO documentary: https://www.youtube.com/watch?...
2) 2001 Disclosure Project - Dozens of high ranking goverment+military officials testify publicly of aliens+UFOs: https://www.youtube.com/watch?...
3) 2013 Citizen's Hearing - 40 researchers and military/agency/political witnesses testify for 30 hours before 6 former congress members: https://www.youtube.com/watch?... (part 1)
4) Bob Lazar Area51/S4 whistleblower - 10.5 hours of testimony : https://www.youtube.com/watch?...
5) Ex CIA death bed confession on reality of aliens/ufos - https://www.youtube.com/watch?...
6) List of countries that have disclosed UFO files: (loooong list) - http://www.disclosureproject.o...
I could go on, but there's already week's worth of material here alone.
Fair enough.... although from an NSA perspective, every single OS is hugely insecure.
Before people say I forgot the server stuff... They did a little better here:
Windows NT 3.5 - Crap
Windows NT 3.51 - Useable
Windows NT 4 -- Good
Windows 2000 --- crap
Windows 2003 --- Good
Windows 2008 -- Good (after R2)
Windows 2012 -- judgement still out
The Start Menu in 8.1 is crap. Most of the features that were in Win7's start menu don't exist in 8.1. Typical Microsoft, screwed up their "second" OS release:
Windows 3.1x (1992) - Good
Windows 95 (1995) - Mixed bag, at the beginning it sucked
Windows 98 (1998) - Good
Windows ME (2000) - Sucked (hard)
Windows XP (2001) - Good
Windows Vista (2006) - Sucked although not as hard as ME
Windows 7 (2009) - Good
Windows 8.x 2013 - FAIL
Windows 9 - ???