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Comment Re:Kimber (Score 3, Informative) 469

Well, they cited the issue of fitting the hands of smaller shooters, so in the modern day none of these firearms are really applicable.

A gen 4 Glock comes with multiple backstraps --- I can pick the one I want and get the hand size I want. My hands are too small for a gen 3 Glock 20 or 21 but can grip a gen 4 21 with ease.

Comment To disable AirDrop (Score 4, Informative) 94

Check to see whether it's disabled already, open a command prompt and run:

defaults read | grep DisableAirDrop

If it returns DisableAirDrop = 1, then you should be fine. If it comes up blank, or if it shows DisableAirDrop = 0, then AirDrop is not disabled by default. In this case, run:

defaults write DisableAirDrop -bool YES

You'll need to log out and log back in for the change to take effect.

references: this Apple Forums thread

Comment Re:Feminist bullshit (Score 1) 950

No. Really, no.

If you're attracted to someone and they are not attracted to you, and you act like an idiot about it, that's being creepy.

If you're attracted to someone and they are not attracted to you, and you continue to act appropriately around them, that's fine.

In particular, if you want to succeed in the modern work environment, you're going to need to learn how to be professional with people who you find attractive and who don't find you attractive. This really isn't a hard skill to pick up, it just requires a change in attitude around your co-workers.

Comment Re:Why? (Score 5, Informative) 108

There wasn't enough fuel to sustain orbit. The team responsible for this went to heroic lengths to keep it in orbit --- including at one point venting the spacecraft's helium to give it a final boost. This was all done so the probe could keep sending back data, which it did happily. In the end we got approximately four times the expected data we wanted from the probe.

Not bad for government contractors.

Comment Silly Rabbit. (Score 1) 105

Just make encryption that isn't ridiculously easy to crack illegal, or subject to severe regulation and taxation. Get an expert devoid of care for privacy (say, Dorothy Denning) to endorse the law on the Sunday Morning talk shows. Cast anyone who cares about secure encryption as a bitter and deranged malcontent. Tell people it's for the Common Good.

Problem solved.

Intel CPUs are not defective, they just act that way. -- Henry Spencer