Secondly, thank you! I just spent three hours reading magazines from my younger days.
I'll be back in a few years when I'm done reading and reminiscing.
NeXT couldn't keep up with Intel and by the time Jobs caved in and went with his dual-architecture 68K/Intel binary format, it was too late.
Whilst Apple did have hybrid 68k/PPC binaries back in the 90s, and they did have hybrid PPC/Intel applications during the transition to Intel CPUs,.."68K/Intel binary format"?
In the mid 1990's the government mandated that children's programming be educational.
Did they really? I was under the impression that they mandated a certain amount of Educational/Informative Children's Programming be shown per week. Hence the Sunday morning cartoons in the time slot when the network didn't have any sporting event or important programming to show.
C) If you are loosing application on a iDevice, then you must be pretty dim.
Mr. Pot, there's a Mr. Kettle on line three for you.
Nowadays you don't get that with those big fancy Apple monitors, people have to use non-maximized windows.
Wait, what?. Running my shell full screen, corner to corner, requires one button press on my big fancy Apple Terminal Window...
We already require extra authentication at a distance to arm nuclear weapons, and last season's 24 notwithstanding, we routinely operate military drones at a distance. Reportedly in the Falkland Islands war, Margaret Thatcher was able to extract codes to disable Argentina's Exocet missiles from the French. The simplest implementation might be like the proposal for land mines that expire after a certain time. Perhaps tanks — currently usable without even an ignition key — could require a renewal code digitally signed by the owning country to be entered manually or received by satellite every six months or so.
I'm a skeptic of kill switches, especially in consumer devices, but still found myself writing up the case for a way to disable military hardware in the field. There are lots of reasons it might not work — or work too well — but is there a way to improve on what we face now?
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