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diesel has a lower flashpoint then petrol. so its more likely to catch fire... but good try.
Seriously. You posted that? Please don't troll. Flash point of Petrol is -42C, Diesel is 62C. That's a very large difference. If you get a match and try and light diesel at room temperature it wont burn as there aren't enough flammable vapors. Petrol on the other hand has no problem.
Cramming 3200x1800 into 13" can make many things appear mighty small. Its not that it wont work. Its that windows (and 3rd party apps) has traditionally been pretty bad at handling anything other than standard 96 PPI. The Samsung screen has an actual PPI of 275. So that x on the top of a window is going to be 1/3 of the size of what windows intended unless its scaled. Same with all your menu bars and whatnot. If you are using a fixed size application such as Calculator it may end up being unusable.
So yes, I wont be playing Halo on my linux box any time soon, but I can do so much more.
When the steam console comes out I'm pretty sure I will be getting one of those.
Its just an open, and free form of censorship. The only way to make it more open would be to say who modded you up and down and why. But this might lead to reprisal voting and politics so as far as I'm concerned peer censorship works.
Additionally the -1 comments are still there, they are just out of the way and can be read if you want to have a laugh about goatse and frosty piss.
Thus where I have seen IT actually play their support role is where they don't get put in the dungeon in the basement of the building but integrated into the workforce and forced to do their work in plain sight. Other staff members can see the work that they do and come and ask questions, and they can see the impact that their work has on their users. Their team meetings are infiltrated with key staff members who get to vet the plans moving forward, and key to all this, is an articulate manager who actually understands what his subordinates are doing and not just playing with dollars and cents.
What if this came along with an airtight guarantee? Like: no tracking, snooping, all Facebook/Twitter/G+ buttons turned OFF until you click to activate them, never selling your info, forever, amen. Just mine us Bitcoins... and only while you're on the site.
I'll be honest, I would take that deal over the implicit "pay via getting spied on" internet we have today.
As the family IT guy, most of what I do is fix the damage done by free games. My cousins teenage kids seem to ruin their laptops by installing hundreds of adware programs on their computers which eventually destroy it. Perhaps this would end this trend of destruction.
However this would create another problem in turn. How would bitware apps fight for your idle processor? If left to their own devices they would get greedy and attach higher and higher priorities to their threads in order to muscle out the competitors app. I guess that you would need like a steam deployment platform running that shared your bitcoins based on the amount of time you spent playing each game?