The internet will be harder and harder to use, it will be a more dangerous place every year, and the skills you'll need to use it without being robbed or blackmailed will increase. I suspect there will be parallel internets, usable by tech savvy people only, as a layer on top of the net as we know it, similar to the dark nets we see now. 20 years from now, most of us here will be able to use the net in a more or less safe way, whereas a majority of people will not.
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I programmed a PDP8 in Fortran. In the good old days....
My computer was nice and quiet, no humming at all, until I installed a raid card. Now it hums all day.
Ubuntu does have issues supporting GPUs on laptops. I can't get the geforce GPU of my Dell XPS 13 to work because of the power off option it has, Ubuntu doesn't have the proper drivers to support the gpu by default. You can install additional software for that, but then you have to start your software with a special command to use the GPU, which will then keep running, using a lot of power.
I have an XPS 13, I'm very happy with it, but if you don't need the small size, an XPS 15 is better. Doesn't come with Ubuntu, but that shouldn't be a problem.
There are two ways to speak a non native language : translate every sentence in your head and run into the problem you indicate, or master it without constantly translating
Actually, there's only one way. In the first option, you don't really speak the language.
You mean the ones that will probably never get hired because of their criminal record?
Why get hired when you've just been taught how to hack into bank accounts?
I loved my HP48. Still have it. RPN was a lot easier than what other calculators used, once you got used to it.
I see companies in the future that offer new bodies to old people. I would love to have a 20 year old body with my 60 year old head. I would dump my hubbie and find a younger one.
Does this mean ISIS is doing science after all? Have we misjudged them? They can do half of this procedure, we just have to wait until they can do the other half.
I like this new feature "hidden post button"
Laplink. Ah, the good old days.....
I have four bikes. Two push bikes, one for exercize and one for daily use. Two motorbikes, one for daily use, and one for Moto Gymkhana. Oh, and a 40 year old (push) bike I used to do races on.
If "parental content control" means your kids do not learn about sex, I'm opposed to it. In countries where people are ridiculously puritan (i.e., the US) the number of teen pregnancies is 20 times higher than in countries where people are relaxed about sex and nudity (i.e., the Netherlands). I have always supervised my kids, online and offline, but never installed "parental content control".