Air gaps aren't what they used to be. These days, even desktop computers have WiFi and Bluetooth. I guess you'd need to work in a Faraday cage as well...nice.
Nor do many people who profess to use it.
In 25 years, I have yet to see a type of project that couldn't benefit from an agile approach...done correctly, of course. At its core, Agile is about breaking down a big project into manageable pieces. This process can be done logically, and it can be done nonsensically.
Below are the results I got. Really? So I'm the only person who speaks English, running Chrome on Windows 7, in the Central time zone? If that's enough to identify me, then I'm feeling pretty exposed.
Google, on the other hand, can probably tell me my life history, with all the data they have on me.
Yes! (You can be tracked!)
34.59 % of observed browsers are Chrome, as yours.
22.54 % of observed browsers are Chrome 39.0, as yours.
58.71 % of observed browsers run Windows, as yours.
40.04 % of observed browsers run Windows 7, as yours.
26.96 % of observed browsers have set "en"as their primary language, as yours.
1.09 % of observed browsers have UTC-6 as their timezone, as yours.
You have the only browser out of 11099 with this fingerprint.
The nature of the Internet will make it impossible for this approach to succeed. Sony may shut down one site, but the files will simply appear somewhere else.
It would have been nice for the article to elaborate.
The United States is (or has been) the world leader in many areas of technology, such as computers, Internet, space exploration, and medicine. This happened in part because the government stayed out of the way, at least in the early phases of development. When it starts to clamp down too quickly, that innovation can be stifled, and move to other countries. We are seeing this happen particularly in medicine. Apparently, we aren't all that interested in being the leaders in drone development...at least, other than for purposes of war.
I like video games, I have a drawer full of them, for various devices. I've played a lot of them. But none of them beats sitting down with friends with a good old-fashioned card or board game. My kids, on the other hand, are obsessed with video games. I guess this says something about where I fit into the slashdot population!
the government is out there looking out for us.
I-10 in Texas, west of San Antonio, also has a speed limit of 85, and there is no toll. That part of Texas is extremely remote, few distractions, so the speed limit seems quite appropriate.
What exactly is intelligence?
At one level, it is the ability to process input, digest it, and generate useful output. In that sense, we have created intelligent machines long ago.
Bug at another level, the level of "awareness" or "consciousness" we aren't even close.
On one point I agree with the author: machines aren't about to take over the world. People might do awful things with the machines they create, but it is still people who tell the machines what to do.
I Googled Jeff Volek, the author of the study, and immediately noticed that he is all over the Nutrition Express site, which sells nutritional supplements. He also features prominently at True Health Unlimited, a commercial personal trining company.
Good nutrition and personal fitness are good things...but all this commercial involvement makes me wonder just how unbiased Mr. Volek really is.
But Qt has NO Web support. And you either have to use an old version, or go full GPL, or pay.
I hope they do a better job with Android. I really want them to do better, because I really hate Eclipse and Java!
Maybe Microsoft should sue Anderson for infringement of the term "windows" to refer to glass panels for your house!
The original trilogy was awesome, but later books were not the same caliber. But knowing how the entertainment industry works, they'll milk it for all its worth.