Why do you think you are now afraid of AI too, Just like Elon Musk, Wozzie?
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Also, just imagine how offended they would be if the project was full of female anatomy jokes...
LOL, another right-wing history crackpot...
Einstein lived one year as a toddler in Württemberg, he was educated in Munich and Switzerland (Aarau and Zürich). Later he worked at Zürich, Bern and Prague, and then for the Humboldt University of Berlin and the Prussian Academy of Sciences, before he emigrated to the US because of the nazis in 1933, where he spent the rest of his life mostly at the Institute for Advanced Studies in Princeton.
He loved your Eberhard's Württemberg so much, he even denounced his citizenship of Württemberg in 1896 in order to avoid military service!
It would be easy to prevent such attacks by requiring a physical switch to make any changes to the BIOS possible. But that would give power to the end users instead of big industry, and we cannot have that, can we.
That's not entirely true. There are watches with standard movements that are not handmade except for final assembly. These are relatively cheap, and most of the popular garbage/fake brands belong to this category. Some of them bought a name that rings a bell, but has in reality no real tradition in watch making or has been revived only for the branding.
But there are also chronographs whose movements are assembled by hand, and these are, for obvious reasons, very expensive. There are also huge differences in overall quality and precision of mechanical watches. For example, you will definitely not find a cheap mechanical watch that is in fact waterproof (and doesn't just claim to be). That's because it's damn hard to make a mechanical watch waterproof.
Security patches/updates will work fine.
Hahaha, that's a good one...
Neither of the two, I merely stated a fact.
There is nothing ridiculous about paying lots of money for a watch if you have enough of it.
However, I was under the impression that most luxury watches are mechanical (as opposed to quartz) and not watches either, but rather chronometers. They are much less precise than any quartz watch and it very hard to make them water proof. People buy them because they are engineering marvels and will last for generations if they are overhauled regularly by a watchmaker certified for the brand. I wonder whether there is any overlap between this group of buyers and potential smartwatch customers at all.
On the other hand, if you look around you'll find that there are collectors for just about everything, so why not luxury smartwatches.
There are plenty of laws prohibiting GCHQ from hacking third parties, e.g. they are in direct violation of European and German law (both civil and criminal law). That's why ISPs have sued them.
The problem is just that it's damned hard to prove it, since GCHQ is somewhat sneaky and backed up by a corrupt and fascist government.
High-end thinkpad or alienware laptop for 3000$. Excellent graphics card is a must. It would be impossible to do physics research on anything else
He's right about most of the things he says, and that's also the reason why there are so many haters.
If you look closely at the opponents of the free software movement you'll find out that most of them have no good arguments at all (except lame ad hominem attempts). Or they use weak fake arguments they do not believe in themselves, because they are (i) working for a large company dealing with proprietary software, or (ii) are disgruntled independent developers who really really would like to use some GNU libraries but at the same time refuse to respect to the licence.
I think it would be a good idea to have helicopters flying above the whole city the whole, constantly covering every square inch and monitoring the behavior of the citizens. They should be painted black, and in order to keep noise levels at a minimum, it might be a good idea to make them special stealth helicopters who are hard to hear.
But we shouldn't stop there. LAPD should use portable brain scanners to question citizens randomly in some sort of improvised lie detector and loyalty tests. Another useful idea would be to implant RFID chips under the skin that allow LAPD to track the movements of all citizens in realtime. That could e.g. be done during vaccination campaigns. It would be very useful for tracking supects via helicopter.
Oh, and death squads would be cool.
Just some ideas in order to fight the spread of burglary and petty theft.
Is there already some personal backup software for GNU/Linux that encrypts all data and can use this as storage?
I'm looking for large offline storage but strong client-side encryption is a must.
Possibly, but for 25£ they are too expensive anyway.
Your assumption is wrong, because I'm using European debit cards for daily payments whereas the credit card stays safely locked at home. There are many ways of stealing the PIN code of debit cards those, e.g. tampered terminals or fake base stations, but none of them is as easy as making you download "Fart App 2.0" onto your Android or iPhone.