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Comment: Re:So Germany is not a state? (Score 4, Informative) 265

by MS (#49385195) Attached to: California Has Become the First State To Get Over 5% of Its Power From Solar

You're partly wrong.
It was Italy that voted against nuclear in 1986. 2 reactors where working at that time and had to be shut down. In 2011 there was another referendum to reenter the nuclear powe production, but italians confirmed they'd like to remain nuclearless.

East Germany (not todays Germany) shut down in 1990 its last nuclear power plant due to security concerns, and no new reactors were planned or build afterwards.

In 2000 Germany (now united) decided to gradually reduce the use of nuclear power, and thus in 2003 the first power plant went offline. Others followed in subsequent years. In 2010 they decided to slow down the decommissionment and let the reactors live a few more years. In 2011, after the Fukushima tragedy, Germany decided to shut the reactors as soon as possible. 8 reactors were then shut down immediately, and the rest will be shut down in steps till 2022.

Comment: Re:from a psychologist that has helped children gr (Score 1) 698

by MS (#49132761) Attached to: Ask Slashdot: Terminally Ill - What Wisdom Should I Pass On To My Geek Daughter?

Fully agree with point 12!
You shouldn't try to tell her what she has to do - you can't predict what she will face anyway.
Tell her instead what she will likely want to hear from you, that nobody else could tell her: about you, your life, your past, your setbacks, your delights, your thoughts, your fears - anything!

Comment: Spam-Collectors? (Score 1) 170

by MS (#45243557) Attached to: EU Parliament: Other Countries Spy, But Less Than the UK, US

As more than 90% of all e-mails are spam-mails, will the NSA & Co. also collect all of that trash? Or have they good filters at hand to avoid filling their storage capacities with junk? What filters are they employing? If their filters are good, and the monitor *all* national and/or worldwide traffic, they could do us all a big favour and filter out that junk! Or even better: identify and eliminate the sources of this nuisance. Thanks in advance!

Comment: interpretation of data... (Score 1) 303

by MS (#44551275) Attached to: Apache Web Server Share Falls Below 50 Percent For First Time Since 2009

Apache isn't below 50%. What counts, are "active sites", not parked domains or similar (see Netcraft). Numbers for active sites fluctuate much less and show us a more realistic picture. Apache is still at 53,62%.

And no, IIS is not the winner, but a distant second with only 11,78% market share. Considering, IIS had once 38% (october 2007), IIS is the biggest looser so far.

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+ - O2 provides Andoid 4.1 Jelly Bean update for Samsung Galaxy S3 today->

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dexter fillip writes: "The Samsung Galaxy S3 users had been awaiting the Android 4.1 Jelly Bean update for their smartphones since a long time. Now, reports are suggesting that UK networks have finally started to roll out Jelly Bean update for Galaxy S3 phones. The latest report is that O2 has started offering the Jelly Bean update for their galaxy S3 users from today."
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