In this case, wouldn't that be cosmoturfing?
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I'm sure at some point AI will troll in order to play the rest of humanity like a stradivarius.
Home Owner: But but but, thats price is outrageous!!! How can I run my business if you guys are stomping my entire profit margin?
Comcast: Because...we can
Home Owner: But I have a business to run!
Comcast: Look into my eyes; you don't work for yourself, you work for Comcast!!! *evil laughter*.
Home Owner: What's your name!?
Rule of thumb: The higher the stilettos and more cleavage is exposed, the higher they rank on the slutty scale. Oh, and hoop earrings will guarantee you can take her home for a nominal fee!
You joke, but for some of my favorite music I don't mind leaving it in WAV format. I can afford the space now.
Victims, aren't we all?
For electronics and contacts, use MAF cleaner as it's closer to electronic cleaner. Additionally, you can actually use it on the MAF which provides improved fuel economy, engine performance, and keeps the carbon buildup minimal while adding additional life to the O2 sensors and catalytic converter. MAF being one of the first important real-time sensors, it does leave an ancillary impact on the rest of the system.
As for brake and carb cleaner, don't use them on electronics. Those are harsh solvents that leave a film of residue behind and can really harm some plastics. I suppose if you really had too on a failed mouse, use a short burst of it, then quickly chase with a can of compressed air to dry it out quickly. But you're rolling the dice on those results.
Didn't have one. To he perfectly clear, I only solder wiring harnesses for car audio equipment and the occasional re-capping of amps and motherboards. I can't do fuck-all with these tiny delicate surface mounted components. Either I don't have the tools, dexterity, or knowledge how how to properly work on that stuff. So yeah, I'm done messing with that stuff.
FYI, I managed to get my last mouse working better by hosing down the microswitches with CRC Mass Airflow Sensor Cleaner that I had laying around. So far so good.
Agreed. I've gone through two Logitech Wireless Performance MX mice. I've used them so much that the microswitch started to malfunction in the left button. Aside from that, they're near perfect for both gaming and everyday use.
BTW, I purchased new microswitches in attempt to repair the first mouse. It ended in failure as the PCB board was too thin. Whatever the narrow margin of heat needed to solder on that board was, I obviously didn't have the right equipment. My iron just plugged into he wall with a specific wattage rating; meaning it couldn't be adjusted with the dial. And the deconstruction of the mouse was a major PITA that often made putting the plastic feet back on next to impossible as the adhesive wouldn't stick as well. Oh well.
Doesn't a decompression automatically override anything a pilot or co-pilot can do? Assuming it's even feasible and hindsight 20/20, I would have informed the crew that oxygen masks would most likely be deployed and then proceeded to find a way to bust out a window. At that lower altitude, would the crew still pass out?? Anyways, door goes unlocked, and the pilot can proceed to pull that fucker out of the cockpit and regain control.
The industry may have changed, but when I lived in Austin, TX (2004), I was employed with Time Warner Cable as a TSR (Technical Support Representative). Effectively, all of us TSR agents were Tier 2 with a few specialized in head-end equipment as Tier 3. When the phones got busy, it was not uncommon for the CSR (Customer Support Representative) to take the front lines as act as Tier 1 in order to clear the queue of silly stupid issues. This was in regards to both Internet, Cable TV, and Digital Phone Service. Anyways, the TSR guys had access to a whole lot of stats to the DOCSIS side of things including upstream, downstream dbmv and SNR levels from the coax side. Configurations could also be pulled. Yes, a dev can do basic TCP/IP troubleshooting from his end and isolate problem via a "divide and conquer" troubleshooting technique, but modem flapping, line noise, and overall infrastructure issue? No. You really need to be contacting a TSR for any known local and regional issues.
As for me, I'm a sysadmin working in the MSP IT industry. Server, networking, migrations, anything and everything short of dev work. We have 3rd party connections for that, and thats only what they do, and they do it well.
Uh, no. Most likely the GRE protocol would get broken. Well, perhaps an SSL VPN might work.
they probably know a lot more about networking than some guy just trying to get cable.
I wouldn't go that far. Sure, he probably RDP, VNC, or SSH into his remote servers with the occasional upload/download to them. But being in IT and knowing quite a a few devs, they're quite abstracted from the physical layer of things. But boy can they sure talk their head off about all the different programming languages they know.
Starting with Windows 8 / 2012, developers have restricted disk / volume I/O access. I'm not sure how this plays in regards to the testing, but link below nonetheless.
Starfish Prime was rated at 1.4mt and detonated 250 miles above the earth.
"Starfish Prime caused an electromagnetic pulse (EMP) which was far larger than expected, so much larger that it drove much of the instrumentation off scale, causing great difficulty in getting accurate measurements. The Starfish Prime electromagnetic pulse also made those effects known to the public by causing electrical damage in Hawaii, about 1,445 kilometres (898 mi) away from the detonation point, knocking out about 300 streetlights, setting off numerous burglar alarms and damaging a telephone company microwave link. The EMP damage to the microwave link shut down telephone calls from Kauai to the other Hawaiian islands." - Wiki
And that was before the IC (microchip) was in use. Inverse square law and all, depending on locality and yield, that could fry enough gates on chip to shutdown whatever it's tasked to control. In this case, the electrical grid and water pumping infrastructure.