W00t for the company I work for: we make products for BOTH Sun and IBM servers. I guess it's a win-win situation for us!
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Yes, I've regularly upgraded VLC, primarily because I prefer its user interface and appearance (and I keep hoping that the codec business will change).
Now, I'm referring to Media Player Classic, not Windows Media Player - I agree that Media Player is no good.
I use a 1.6GHz C2D to play my high def content. VLC, unfortunately, cannot play 1080P without dropping frames, but Media Player Classic with CoreAVC Pro works very well. I'm sure that with a faster processor and a more powerful video card I could get VLC to do the job, but as a card carrying cheapskate, I'll stick with what I've got.
VLC has been a non-starter for me because I can't use better performing codecs for high definition content. The internal codec doesn't approach the performance of several other codecs. I'm sticking with Media Player Classic for my XP system. It's a much better player.
By the way, does anybody else feel like the story's headline looks like it came straight from Digg?
Meh, I'm doing OK. Thanks for asking!
Holy cow, Captain Obvious actually posts on
See, back in the day,
That evolved into the new philosophy of the past few years which is "if one really good joke was great, how about a bunch of really lame ones?" It's quantity over quality which, I guess, is what we want now.
I miss the old
Oh boy, here we go...
What does all this say about guys who pitch sci-fi shows to Fox?
History calls him the father of the hydrogen bomb, but it ought to call Stansilaw Ulam the stepfather. Teller was the whiny "my way or the highway" guy who wouldn't believe everybody else when his design was shown to be fatally flawed. Without Ulam, who knows what would have happened. Anyway, after Teller was pushed out for being a chronic a-hole, Ulam got the job done, for better or for worse.
Oh, and don't forget what Teller did to Oppenheimer. Man, talk about some egos at work...
Just a sidenote to history, of course. Richard Rhodes has written two very good books about the fission and fusion bombs.
Truly, it is the water of life!
At first I thought you said millions of "people". A little thrill went up my spine and I fired up uTorrent to do my part to depopulate California. Then I realized that you wrote "puppies". No more pirating for me.
If it shares the Earth's orbit, shouldn't its speed, relative to the Earth, be zero? Objects in the same orbit travel at the same speed, don't they? Am I just being pedantic?
And since the information is from one source (the aggrieved party), I'm gonna be a little skeptical that the whole story is on the table.
Sure as sunrise, this is gonna shoot right over somebody's head.
I agree. Anyway, it's been quite a while since market capitalization has been a good comparison of companies, particularly in the tech sector and especially with the current chaotic market. I guess that market cap is good for bragging rights, you know, "Ha, ha, we're bigger than you," otherwise, it's a minor component of many others that we use to compare companies.
Now that there is a troll.
Well...a cut and paste troll. About George Carlin. Go figure.