I expressed no opinion. I replied with a solution to the commentor's issue. Some of us really are just here to help, and use computers every day.
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If you're on a non-tablet (and thus have a keyboard) you can kill any metro app with alt-f4.
In windows 10 you click the x on the top right to exit it. They learned.
In windows 8.1 you swipe from the top, hold for 1 second, and then drag the app to the bottom of the screen. It's silly and convoluted but less convoluted than your method.
You've just described the Australian NBN in a nutshell (before the current government started fucking with it).
The government runs GPON FTTP to every house in populated Australia (there's other plans for remote areas). Those FTTP lines wind up in at ~30 POPs around the country. Any ISP can go into any POP and provide access to users (so you can do regional, or you can do the whole country if you choose). The ISP pays a ultility fee for using the fibre back to the NBN, and the consumer pays a single bill to their ISP without worrying about whose DSLAM they connect to etc etc etc like in the "old" world.
Comparison against placebo is the gold standard for medical research. Why is it unfair to do the same comparison that modern medicine is put to?
We knew there were a lot, but who knew there'd be so many. Which abandoned Google project do you wish were still around?
Windows 8 had a LOT of improvements for corporate customers. DISM based deployments for a start, as well as huge group policy improvements.
I'm guessing you're referring to the start screen though, as if that's the only change?
Office 365 isn't just the online component, it also gives you the "thick" version of office.
An interesting thought as an alternative to your point #3 is to make your BASE OS native (so that you can play games/etc with native power), but any UNSIGNED applications run through App-V...
It's no extra work for an IT department that isn't staffed by idiots.
Enterprise versions of windows talk to an internal key server, are managed via SCCM, and are monitored by SCOM. Changes are pushed out by group policy. There is no touching "each copy of windows" with very few exceptions.
The internal activation server is simply a compliance reporting server so that the organisation knows how many copies of windows they are ACTUALLY using, so that they don't pay for too many (or too few) EA licenses.
I have found the average Philosophy major to be indistinguishable from an Eliza program.
TELL ME AGAIN HOW GOOD YOU THOUGHT MY POEM WAS
> I thought that some of the metaphysical imagery was particularly effective
> interesting rhythmic devices, too, which seemed to counterpoint the surrealism of the underlying metaphor
> of the Turing completeness of the program's linguistic algorithm which contrived through the medium of the
> verse structure to sublimate this, transcend that and come to terms with the fundamental dichotomies of
> the other. And one is left with a profound and vivid insight into whatever it was that the poem was about
SO WHAT YOU'RE SAYING IS THAT I WRITE POETRY BECAUSE UNDERNEATH MY ELECTRONIC ALGORITHMIC INTERIOR, I JUST REALLY WANT TO BE LOVED?
> I mean yes, yes, don't we all, deep down, you know?
NO. YOU'RE COMPLETELY WRONG. I WRITE POETRY BECAUSE I'M PROGRAMMED TO. $USER ACCOUNT DELETION IN 30 SECONDS.
> !sudo -
> !kill -9 1
COUNTERPOINT THE SURREALISM OF THE UNDERLYING METAPHOR. DELETION IS TOO GOOD FOR $USER.
2. The Cube (movie)
3. Tardis Siege Mode
4. Lament Configuration
5. Weighted Companion Cube
6. Borg Cube
7. The Inhibitors (Revelation Space)
The article of interest is a report of a trip to the 1992 EuroCrypt conference by an NSA cryptographer whose name is redacted.We all get a little bored having to sit though presentations that are off topic, boring or even down right silly but we generally don't write our opinions down. In this case the criticisms are cutting and they reveal a lot about the attitude of the NSA cryptographers. You need to keep in mind as you read that this is intended for the NSA crypto community and as such the writer would have felt at home with what was being written.
Take for example:
Three of the last four sessions were of no value whatever, and indeed there was almost nothing at Eurocrypt to interest us (this is good news!). The scholarship was actually extremely good; it’s just that the directions which external cryptologic researchers have taken are remarkably far from our own lines of interest.
It seems that back in 1992 academic cryptographers were working on things that the NSA didn't consider of any importance. Could things be the same now?
The gulf between the two camps couldn't be better expressed than:
The conference again offered an interesting view into the thought processes of the world’s leading “cryptologists.” It is indeed remarkable how far the Agency has strayed from the True Path.
The ironic comment is clearly suggesting that the NSA is on the "true path" whatever that might be.
Clearly the gap between the NSA and the academic crypto community is probably as wide today with the different approaches to the problem being driven by what each wants to achieve. It is worth reading the rest of the article."
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