just a joke, bro. if you listen to it, you would notice that it's actually a person reading the article as if they were a basic text-to-speech program. they could have made it better by excitedly yelling, "OH MY GOD, PONIES!" in the middle and then "oh uhh, the summary, right..." and finish reading the summary like the text-to-speech program.
In 2011, the NSA released 200,000 lines of code to the Apache Foundation.
it may be time for people to start looking for the backdoors that the NSA may have put into Apache.
i suspected but looked it up anyway.
A stovepipe is a system created to solve a specific problem
they probably found the remains of Ultra Mega Chicken who was infact raised from the dead.
How the universe acts is always correct and proper. If you disagree with the universe, TOO BAD.
Integrated photonics has its place, but it's never going to replace CMOS for computing.
you arent the first to make such a bold assertion. people have said similar things about just about every new technology.
"This 'telephone' has too many shortcomings to be seriously considered as a means of communication. The device is inherently of no value to us." -- Western Union internal memo, 1876.
please explain your logic behind asking a question that obviously cant be answered with any certainty?
I saw an interesting graph in Aviation Week some time ago about the energy density of batteries versus the same mass of hydrocarbon fuel.
the problem with that comparison is that it considers that the engines and motors will have the same efficiency which is not true at all. hypothetically, if your motor is four times as efficient as an engine but your battery has only half the energy storage of the engine's fuel, the motor is still going to run twice as long as the engine.
it's systems, not components that matter.
1) are these expensive to make?
2) can they be scaled up to be used as batteries in an electric car?
3) where are my keys?
but would it buzz you to death or just lead you into traffic?
Dammit, slashdot took out the strikethru html code. Now I look like a user sheeple.
slashdot? nay! it was google!
btw, strikethrough has been gone a lone time which is why (more) people started using misconfigured terminal backspace char "^H"
When I read this story, I was excited because I thought it meant cheaper Windows for home users. I wouldn't mind running Windows 8 in Parallels on my mac
please get to a hospital NOW because you clearly have a fever of at least 105F.
And that would be unlike the freedom from secret government surveilance we are used to in the free world.
here we can criticize, try to stop and (hopefully at some point) jail them. in china you get fast tracked to organ "donation".
Have you considered that people approve of Google when it does good things, and disapprove when it does things they find inconvenient for them?
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