I haven't seen this, and I've sent and received all sorts of text from my (locked) iPhone.
Or you could randomly generate a paper and submit it to WMSCI.
Looks like Preview would have shown you that also
But I agree, that is very cool, thanks.
Plus, it's heated air. So, maybe some sort of phase-change system could be used to power turbinesâ¦
Motorists may be in for a surprise if they spot flashing red lights in their rearview mirrors in this Sacramento suburb during the holiday season.
Police are stopping law-abiding motorists and rewarding their good driving with $5 Starbucks gift cards.
A traffic officer came up with the idea to "promote the holiday spirit and enhance goodwill between the traffic unit and the motoring public," police Sgt. Tim Curran said.
Because our system (hardware/software) is designed from the ground up to be networked, it's possible to add any home, hopefully even YOUR home to our network, and you can be in real-time synch with our lights anywhere in the world. We have a small Java program that runs with an Internet Network Time synch protocol that keeps everything running to the nearest 10 to 30 milliseconds.
The switching speeds are very fast, approaching 10 MS with relatively complex patterns. Space aliens will be alerted to our synchronized flashing lights from a variety of places from around the world! Perhaps it's best to just try and draw the attention of Santa for the kids until we get all the kinks worked out of the system. Here's the system working in synch on the first node of 4 combined homes in our network. Take a look and judge for yourself....WebSite Video FAQ"
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When I was younger and had to learn English as part of my curriculum, I found that it was a relatively simple language to learn; not that my English is any good. But these days, when I try to formulate a sentence, form an Idea or read a complex article, I tend not to enjoy English much as I feel that it has some frictional characteristics to it that impedes the true function of language. It is almost as if a lot of neural processing is being unnecessarily spent on something that could have been much more fluid. I see that in online forums and such, native English speakers struggle with it as well-both in vocabulary as well as grammar. In my native tongue, I feel that grammar is pervasive but vocabulary is what one should look to improve, grammar being inseparable form the language as a unit. Maybe its just me. Or is it?
Hope I made some sense
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