This. The title of this article and the text in TFA sounds like a translation error. Tekstaus vs. texting - same origin, different meaning.
Somebody actually thought Slashdot readers would fall for this? What has the world come to... maybe Beta has made everybody dumb.
I said "how many". Not "what kind". There aren't that many jobs developing vehicle control units. Maybe in 20 years when self-driving cars fully take off.
And how many jobs actually require you to get "close to the metal"? It's pretty few and far between in practice. Besides, only bad programmers are reliant on the first language they learn. Good ones can pick up the best one for the job at hand fast. Are you stuck using the first language you learned? I learned the ropes using BASIC but I haven't touched it since. It really doesn't matter.
I wouldn't live in a place with inadequate bandwidth for a simple video stream. I also wouldn't use a service that does not provide a library at least on par with The Pirate Bay.
For something that is after all, only data? Why would anybody want to wait for a day or two for a piece of plastic when they can access the data instantly online?
I love being able to order stuff from Germany without worrying about currency conversion rates.
I'm pretty sure this isn't limited to any particular country.
So get rid of mag stripes. You can't skim a smart card. At least not nearly as easily.
...and the government passes on the costs of maintaining the cash system on to the people. Via taxes. The truth is that nothing is free and if you get something you will have to pay for it one way or another.
...oops, forgot to check the anonymous coward checkbox. Ah well.
That feel when my answer gets one upvote and Skeet's almost identical answer gets eleventy thousand just because he has a higher reputation to begin with.
That's the only thing I can think of every time something like this surfaces. Try holding your arm horizontally in the air for 15 minutes. Bet you get tired before you hit 5. And I use the computer for hours on end.
Anti-virus is not a solution to the real problem!? Whaat? How can this be?
Then you'd need a clause in the contract that binds Tesla to come up with a way to hold up their promise even in the case that they decide to sell.