If I have to push buttons to control the lights, systems, etc. myself then that's not "automation", that's being too lazy to walk the 10 feet to the switch. I want things such as for the house to know that if you have 3 people sitting on the couch and the DVD/DVR/whatever is set to play that it should dim the damn lights itself.
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That they barely knew what they were doing. But what do Java and Python have to do with it?
It's not the shit we've been stuffing into their bodies for decades, it's their phones. That makes all the sense in the world.
TabletTV doesn't have only the software; it's also a hardware (antenna and DVR) solution as well. The tablet doesn't do anything but display video.
MySQL is only fast because it doesn't by default support everything that a RDBMS should (YEAH, I WENT THERE). As soon as you start ticking the boxes to make the features work right, performance falls to about the same as everyone else.
How well can they stand up to a zombie apocalypse?
I've used a Logitech k360 in the past (I don't currently because I use my laptop's keyboard). It's not a *fantastic* keyboard, but 1) it's held up to me for years, and *nothing* holds up to me, and 2) it's inexpensive enough to toss once it gets worn out.
It isn't enough to have the ability to receive it, you also have to be able to decode it. Why don't tablets have this? I don't know.
But in the meantime there's this. No Android support yet, but that will come "first quarter 2015" (which of course means "whenever the hell we feel like it").
If it was always getting things right then it would be prophecy, not science. Science is the art of getting things wrong in order to figure out what's correct.
...and knew it was a Medium story.
The pirates win again, and honest people suffer.
Wow, not even reading the title. Congratulations, you have reached the pinnacle of Slashdot laziness.
So who then will be taking the other 18%?
Okay, but then we'd never get to space at all.