Hey Slashdot, does anyone knows why telegrams are peppered with the word 'STOP'? Was there no punctuation mark to use a period?
Apparently, when telegrams were in widespread use, four letter words were free but punctuation cost extra.
Hell, I'm a grown man with a good job and here I am arguing on the Internet in the middle of the night, I've got the defenses to fight this to a greater extent and I even struggle with it.
Now, that's just silly. You should be arguing on the Internet while you're at work, like the rest of us.
Munger also reported the problems with the connector pins, which Oak Ridge Today's John Huotari noted was due to too much gold mixed in with the solder. Gold is used for connectors because it does not oxidize quickly, and because of its high electrical conductivity; however, when mixed with solder that contains tin, the gold and tin can combine, making the combination brittle under certain conditions. Cray is reportedly replacing the connectors to alleviate the problem.
Seriously, if you want more information badly enough to go into the comments and create a post asking for answers, is it really too much effort for you to click on the link in the summary?
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According to one survey quoted in the wikipedia article, 93 % of US drivers think they are above average drivers.
That's because they're taking the entire world into account. You wouldn't believe how many people in other countries don't even drive on the correct side of the road!
Yeah, but your point isn't in the vein of the slightly zenophobic summary
Zenophobia--that's the fear or hatred of Greek philosophers, right?
To date, no agency has taken point on forcing the medical manufacturers to improve the information security profile of their products, with the FDA even dubbing such a risk unrealistic (PDF).
Looks like this is right up the DHS's alley.
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