If anything, the vast amount of empty space makes large-scale facilities of any kind easier.
Exactly. Germany's one of the countries with the highest population density. There's simply no room for wind turbines or big solar panel fields or big farms for bio-fuel crop. And yet we manage to cramp them in somewhere.
Don't complain - invent! That once has made the U.S.A. one of the most successful countries of the world.
No, it's not. It's a decimal comma.
The VB6 development environment doesn't even run on any supported operating system.
My Visual Studio 6 runs just fine on Win 7+8, thank you very much
"Ownership" is quite a broad term and not a good measurement for this discussion. For example, according to the WaffG (gun's law), when inheriting a gun you need to prove that you've got a need for a (working) gun. If you can't prove that, but still want to own the gun, a blocking device needs to be mounted to the gun and all rounds handed over.
Blank guns - if you want to carry them around - also need to be registered and therefore are part of those numbers.
"Owning guns" and "owning guns capable to kill" is quite an important difference. To me, at least.
What success? The UK is an island, in case you didn't notice.
Well, if you don't accept the UK, take Germany as an example. Although you might argue that Europe + Asia "is just an island"
For those that want the old GUI back: Classic Theme Restorer.
If you ask me, there's a very simple and understandable reason for this sensibility: Europe hosted its share of tyrannic oppressive regimes over the centuries, all of which used accumulated data to oppress their opponents. For once people seemed to have learned a thing from history.
Most people already know that In his 1984 book "Neuromancer" he basically predicted the future importance and uses of the internet and the existence of portable devices to access it (It was he that coined the term Cyberspace). he also emphasised virtual reality, which back then was somewhat of a niche fad but even now is about to become more mainstream with the imminent release of Occulus Rift, off the back of which there is already a series of similar devices being leaked/advertised.
Agreed. But for me the most visionary prediction in the trilogy is that corporations have basically taken over the reign of the world. Which nowadays is terribly spot on, unfortunately.
Works in German, too: Wenn Fliegen hinter Fliegen fliegen, fliegen Fliegen hinter Fliegen.
This is Germany, we're talking about, so that's not NIMBY, but the St. Florian Prinzip: "Heiliger Sankt Florian / Verschon' mein Haus / Zünd' and're an! (Saint Florian / spare my house / burn others' (house) down).
My guess would be: 1) as you stated: not many cryptographers tackled the riddle and 2) a simple substitution is easy to spot, if you know the language. Not sure how many people these days "speak" runes and know their pronounciation (which seems part of the substitution).
Did you by chance mean "Hear, hear"?
Actually, the second guy from the bottom on the right is a CCP employee. So much for "can't get jobs"
Also, enjoy Mark Twain's The Awful German Language. A brilliant take on my native language.
Machines that have broken down will work perfectly when the repairman arrives.