It turned into a beautiful thing. It's full of illustrations, plus photos of the authors and covers of the magazines the stories were printed in. It has the first use of the word "astronaut", the cover story of the issue of Astounding that is said to have ushered in the "golden age of science fiction, A.E. van Vogt's first published science fiction, a few other firsts, and five stories that are printed from cleaned up scans of the magazines. There are biographies of all the writers in the boo
Other than superficial UI bullshit, does Windows 10 have any features? Was there any kernel development? If so, what was produced?
Yes, they've now added an "Ex" suffix to every system call. You now have to specify an average of 17 flag constants each with a name that averages of 30 upper-case characters, as well as initialize and provide "long pointers" to an average of five large C structures for each request you make to the OS.
What's so damned special about relationships? If it's about equality, then tell me, why does a childless married couple pay less in tax than a widow with a child who earns the same as the couple? I'd say the widow's relationship to the child matters to society, the couple's relationship doesn't matter to anyone but them.
Why is it legal to discriminate on the basis of marriage?
Why does any government in a secular country have anything at all to do with marriage?
A large proportion of the time it ends with MS sending patches. On Patch Tuesday the damned thing is useless for an hour sometimes. Other times I have to reboot it to make it usable.
Windows: "Quality? Why make a quality product when crap sells so well?"
Let me guess: It was a '67 Chevy Impala?
Hmmm, $10,000 so I can get to 60 mph
The Bugatti Veyron Super Sport supposedly does 0-100km/h (62mph) in 2.2 seconds. So you can get substantially faster acceleration than this Tesla, for a premium of a couple of $million. (I guess that makes this battery pack look like a bargain.)
Yes, because our food was not being directly soaked in the chemicals. Now it is.
Farmers used to have to be careful to not poison their crops with whatever chemicals they used. Not so any more.
Or was that so that smaller amounts of safer varieties of pesticide/herbicide can be used?
It was so that massive quantities of glyphosate and 2,4-D could be dumped directly onto the crops with impunity.
If it's Ubuntu, it's a new problem, or only affects certain makes and models. I ran kubuntu on an Acer notebook for quite a while, and its wifi was far better than Windows.
I suspect it's an issue with drivers; Linux has had driver issues in the past, especially with newer equipment.
Not everyone has a brand-new computer; The manuscript of the book I'm about to publish is in Open Office Word, about 400 pages and full of large images, and autosave is a real pain because it takes minutes to save the file.
Like another commenter said, I wouldn't make it the most important thing, overall efficiency is. But software speed is important to anyone with an older computer, especially a Windows computer, because the computer slows as the registry grows, and the registry never gets smaller, only bigger.
As another thought experiment, imagine that there was a horse with the following properties:
- Pink in color
- Of appealing physical proportions
- Has a single long, straight horn projecting from its forehead.
- Possesses the ability to fly.
It would undoubtedly have significant value to collectors, and I would certainly want one.
I hope English is your second language. Meet Bob.
The plural of company is companies.
Since when is "questionable" a synonym for "evil"?
The stories and illustrations are public domain in the US, but copyright laws vary by country.