This thread is all kind of moot, since the victims weren't banks anyway. He defrauded companies by claiming to from a bank.
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If your car won't start, how can you prove that any other places in the world exist?
You need two things to make such a sort of a journey practical: as well as the reactionless drive, you need some sort of Star Trek like deflector shield: because to you every 'stationary' hydrogen atom is a cosmic ray travelling at near light speed. And God help you if you hit a grain of dust.
Except Starbucks UK Ltd can presumably buy their coffee from Sunbucks Bermuda Ltd (no relation, honest), and make a loss in the UK.
It's actually Starbucks Coffee Trading Co., which is a Swiss company, I believe.
It was sarcasm.
Etymology is not always indicative of current meaning. OP may have been unaware
In any case, it's a highly dubious etymology anyway. Funnily enough, I discovered the word first in the works of that notorious anti-semite, Isaac Asimov.
You fall into the common error of equating the selfish gene with selfish individualism. Life is more complicated than that. There are times when protecting your family or the wider community at the risk of your own life is absolutely what is best for the survival of your genes.
And for sure, 'dove' is a lousy strategy in iterated prisoners dilemma. Hit him if he hits me first works fairly well though.
From the summary, you don't know that she didn't speak French as well. And to be honest, they could probably have delivered the baby, even if she hadn't understood a word they were saying.
What two factor auth for Gmail?
Token sent by SMS.
Voyager 1, which is the operative craft that's been in service the longest and receives the least amount of heat from the sun is, after most of the heaters have been turned off to conserve energy, running at around -80C temperatures.
Yes, but it has a nuclear power cell onboard. Given sufficent plutonium, it's pretty easy to keep warm.
Maybe, but I would hazard a guess that where this old tech is being used at all is likely to be in a resource poor environment.
Alternatively, one with long term support requirements and onerous change control: e.g. military, nuclear, medical.
Uncontrolled is not necessarily the same as unsafe. If you pull the power to a steel plant, you have have steel set in all the wrong places, and it will be a devil's own job to return the plant to working order.
One of the biggest issues is going to be insurance and who will pay when one of these cars causes an accident.
I doubt this will be a big problem. Insurers will sooner or later offer policies for self-driving cars, and if the statistics are good, they will eventually be reasonably priced; you can only price fix for so long. What will take longer is for governments to relax the criminal liability of the driver.
I tried hard to decipher what could have triggered what I wrote into the obvious troll thread it became
It was an obvious troll from the start.
Yet in clinical trials of new drugs, it seems, only a single trial is ever done.
That's not true at all. Generally, multiple trials are done and the most favourable results published. http://www.alltrials.net/