That's why they used the words "WOULD HAVE BEEN".
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No problem... you can just setup a wireless transmitter. Powered by other cameras of course.
The contest requirements are very specific on the device's testing capabilities, here they are:
The Core Set (Qualifying requires 5/13, Final Round requires all 13):
2. Urinary tract infection, lower
4. Atrial fibrillation
6. Sleep apnea, obstructive
8. Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)
10. Otitis ("ear infection")
12. Hepatitis A
13. Absence of Core Conditions
The Elective Set (Qualifying requires 1, Final Round requires 3):
1. Pertussis (Whooping Cough)
4. Allergens (airborne)
6. Food-borne illness
9. Strep throat
10. Cholesterol Screen
11. HIV Screen
The Vital Signs Set (Qualifying requires 3, Final Round requires all 5):
1. Blood pressure
2. Electrocardiography (heart rate/variability)
3. Body temperature
4. Respiratory rate
5. Oxygen Saturation
Anybody else enjoying the 100,000px wide horizontal scroll bar on Slashdot now?
Some genius put text-indent: 99999px on the Prefs link. Any junior developer that knows how to test their work (or use Google for that matter) knows you need to use a negative text-indent to avoid a scrollbar when hiding text like that.
Maybe they should hire some electrical engineers.
Won't work. Zombies en masse fill in the moat which smothers the fire, leaving the remaining hordes free to walk across the slightly smouldering pit of burned zombies.
Probably because all of the automatic bill-verification stuff would fail if the design is completely different.
Coins don't have this issue because they can be recognized by size and weight.
My thoughts exactly. More maintainable code IS higher quality code, in my opinion.
Making code run faster has a completely different name, it's called optimization (and is frequently the root of all evil). And it often involves the exact opposite of things you do when refactoring. Eg, unrolling a loop to make it run faster is pretty much the exact opposite of refactoring for maintenance & readability.
Accidental plays don't render the statistics useless.
First, they are outliers.
Second, OTHER songs will ALSO get "boosted" from accidental plays.
Basically, anecdotes are not data.
In the general sense, "Investment is time, energy, or matter spent in the hope of future benefits actualized within a specified date or time frame." (Wikipedia)
In other words, it doesn't have to involve ownership. The key phrase is simply "in the hope of future benefits".
1) Head to a large multi-story building (like a big school)
2) Destroy all staircases leading up from the ground level
3) Grow food on the roof, use rope ladders to send out raiding parties for other supplies as needed
Seriously, I am so sick of the protagonists in zombie movies & shows always hiding behind stuff that can simply be pushed over by a mindless horde (chain link fences, doors, etc). Gain some elevation that requires equipment to ascend. Or even use something like a simple commando-style rope bridge that requires intelligent motor co-ordination to traverse.
Humans are infinitely more mobile & dextrous than zombies (esp. with the use of tools), there's no reason they shouldn't be able to exploit that to create a haven which is completely inaccessible to zombies by its very nature.
Of course this presupposes the typical George Romero/28 Days Later/Walking Dead type of zombie, as opposed to the World War Z ones which conquer every obstacle with self-organizing meat mountains.
it is meant to demonstrate that even with an alternate future from the original movies [...] they couldn't escape their shared fate, or their shared destiny
You REALLY think these movies are interested in exploring pre-destination, determinism, destiny, fate, etc? (If you are interested in such topics, go watch Predestination, it's based on a Heinlein short and is great)
Bullshit. They rebooted it with a fairly conventional time-travel plot device, then brought Kahn back to sell tickets. That's it. No deeper meaning.
I mean, are you not aware of JJ Abrams previous projects? The illusion of deeper meaning is kind've his thing. (See: Lost)
Uh.. yeah.. they should really be accounting for that.
Seriously, if you think this makes the statistics "flawed"... then you don't know anything about statistics.
From your own link:
In 1969 the United States Supreme Court upheld the FCC's general right to enforce the Fairness Doctrine where channels were limited. But the courts did not rule that the FCC was obliged to do so. The courts reasoned that the scarcity of the broadcast spectrum, which limited the opportunity for access to the airwaves, created a need for the Doctrine. However, the proliferation of cable television, multiple channels within cable, public-access channels, and the Internet have eroded this argument, since there are plenty of places for ordinary individuals to make public comments on controversial issues at low or no cost at all.
The Fairness Doctrine was abolished in 1987. So you're frothing at the mouth over a doctrine that was discontinued almost 30 years ago, and was intended to promote discussion of public issues on a scarce medium, and you think it is somehow relevant to the Internet in 2015.
But hey, don't let actual details get in the way of your breathless hyperbole.
Considering he made the exact same mistake twice in a row, it seems like more than just a one-off typo don't you think?
And your response to someone teasingly pointing this out, is offensive name calling?
What are you, twelve? From the generation where nobody is ever told they're wrong and everybody gets a participation trophy?
Mature adults acknowledge their mistakes and attempt to learn from them. If I was repeatedly making a mistake like this, I would WANT it pointed out to me.
Having a personal distaste for profanity is perfectly fine.
Acting like it affects the validity of someone's argument is absolutely inane.
Have a nice day.