I thought I read somewhere that it was 10,000,000 kbps, or was it 10gbps?
Years ago I flew on Tower Air. Tower Air contracted their security through El-Air, as such they were ahead of where we are today. But one thing I always griped about was this policy being useless.
You see I had borrowed an old laptop (and I mean super old, where only the front half flipped up with a screen). The PC still worked, but the battery was long dead. So when they required me to turn on this ancient behemoth, we spent the next 20 minutes trying to find a plug so I could boot it. As soon as they saw it begin it's boot sequence, they gave me the okay. A lot of PITA for little benefit IMHO.
Why do I say this?
If anyone intended to build a bee oh em bee inside a laptop or cell phone. Why wouldn't you just take advantage of all the existing software and circuitry? It is a lot easier to just set a timer, use a program like Automate It, or even write your own basic Android app to control any such set up. A simple Bluetooth trigger and you can remotely detonate either an internal or external explosive trigger.
So in no way do I see requiring proof that a device turns on as adding anything to our security. Rather, it merely means all those people laid over for 4 extra hours and now with a dead battery on their iPhones will have to hand over their phones to TSA. (Who will make a LOT of money selling used iPhones until they get sued for having sold devices with personal data - after which they will just destroy them.)
Luckily, many Android users will simply keep a spare TSA battery on hand. And smart vendors will set up stands that sell "pre-charged" USB battery packs for $150/each right outside the security lines.
Yes, expect this project to be transferred to military control. Who will devise a mechanism to broadcast this signal en masse. The government's wet dream, the ability to shut down instantly all humans at will.
No more combatants, no more riots, just turn them off...
End goal: change the constitution. We need a start. It's easy to see how hard this will be and to give up early, but some of us feel the imperative to fight for it. We can change things. The vast will of the masses (corporation political donations are not equivalent to the free speech we enjoy as individuals) needs to be strategically gathered. Critical mass could take decades, as with things like gay marriage.
But America with it's Southwest could achieve this goal fairly easily compared to Germany.
Is that we have to redefine the definition of a vacuum. Clearly, most thing of a vacuum as an area containing no mass. However, we should implement a more exact definition of a vacuum as an area not influenced by mass. (gravity, being the long range influence of mass)
Remove the influence of mass (including gravity), and C remains constant. I wager physicists will much more readily accept redefining vacuum than C.
Curious, how much CO2 is released to form an island?
How much during earthquakes?
Truth is, all this talk of natural balance of CO2 is hogwash. Read up on the Cretaceous period. CO2 levels were much higher. Temperatures were up to 20 degrees higher.
Everyone I know has been complaining that this summer is unsually cool. I've heard several complaints throughout June that so many days have been barely warm enough to go swimming.
I joked the other day, not to worry, we'd still hear claims that it was one of the hottest years on record. And lo and behold, just a few days later and here be the claims.
Spammers or hackers could get your IP turned off. But I'd do it anyway to be helpful.
Thanks. I understand and appreciate where you are coming from.
As a founder of the EFF, I do stand up for the small consumers vs. the wealthy and powerful. There is no perfect solution.
When you make the rules, you are right when you're wrong.
Because now that they have paid Comcast. Netflix has the potential to claim actual financial damages, allowing them to bring a case all the up to the Supreme Court.
Okay, so these rocks are found on earth and the moon. So um...how do we know they're alien? And not native to the Earth/Lunar system?
Cranky is a compliment, right?