A friend of a friend has a car with one of these. It might be possible to bypass it, but blocking the signal isn't the solution. He parked his car in an underground garage, and when he came back it wouldn't start. Turns out if the disabler hasn't received a ping in a certain elapsed time it also disables the starter. He called the loan company, and they had to send a technician to get the car to start, and be able to drive out of the garage.
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Velokovsky (and Ackerman) wrote about the birth of Venus, and Mars waging war on the Earth as an actual hypothesis as to how the solar system got to how we view it today. Hogan, as was often his style, took that idea and wove a fictional story around it.
I wish I had recommendations of other lesser known authors of a similar style, but I've never encountered any. For the most part I probably read the same books that most techies do, Asimov, Gibson, Stephenson. It was just a fluke that my mother bought me the fourth book in Hogan's Giants series for Christmas one year, and despite not having read the previous three books I was hooked.
You think Velikovsky got carried away? John Ackerman picked up where he left off.
But I came to leave the same comment. Well, the Velikovshy part, I didn't expect to find anyone who had read Jim's stuff. I miss him, I used to e-mail back and forth a occasionally. I do own copies of all of his books, most in hardback, and the first editions of the last dozen or so. I never had to heart to tell him that his last few were not very good.
Anyway, here's to the new baby moon in Saturn's cradle.
I'm a 5-digit
I'll wait until I can get a 3D-scanner/printer/copier/fax that does none of those jobs well.
Alexandru is a common name. You know with being over there by Greece.
I had always assumed that Alex Ionescu was Romanian. But he says he was born in Canada in this video.
I've recieved computer equipment with the same ShockWatch stickers that I seen used on Myth Busters.
A company that makes no products has no need to cross-license patents.
Yeah, Java 1.2 ran like crap on my 133 MHz 5x68 with 16 MB of RAM in 1998, but today's Java isn't too bad on my dual Six Core CPUs with 32 GB of RAM.
From the fine article, "Current phone networks allow users to talk and listen simultaneously but, the scientists said, they use a work-around that is expensive and requires careful planning."
Wasn't there already a portable with the initials NGP?
Nor do they have the technology to actually build said tires.
Amimon's FAQ answers this question.
Is WHDI secured? Could someone eavesdrop on my wireless high definition video?
WHDI uses strong encryption (AES 256 bit-based) to protect the high definition wireless link. This ensures that all video or audio content transmitted wirelessly over WHDI links is safe from intentional or accidental eavesdropping.
It's instructions execute accurately clock-for-clock, but running at 33 MHz instead of 80.