1%ers have way cooler hobbies than I do.
I suspect you're thinking about black hole evaporation? It's a real phenomenon, at least theoretically, but the energy radiated in this manner from a typically-sized black hole is way less than the background radiation of the universe, so the mass/energy of the singularity continues to grow.
Incidentally, the evaporation phenomenon is also why you don't have to worry about the LHC ever producing a black hole that destroys the earth--any black hole it could create would radiate to nothing almost instantly.
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Luckily, there are some ways to make this whole process a bit less painful. One of the most mature and flexible being the Open Build Service, which is part of the openSUSE project. And they have just announced version 2.4 of their package-building solution.Let's say you want to release a new version of your software. You put the files up in the Open Build Service (which is, as you might have guessed, Open Source) – or the public instance which is in place at build.opensuse.org – then you create your configuration and utilize their web interface to automatically create the packages you'd like. Now, here's the cool part: You can tell it to create packages not to use for openSUSE... but for Ubuntu, Mandriva, Fedora and plenty of others. And, as of version 2.4, it will build for Arch as well (in the form of PKGBUILD)."
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The problem is not unique to Oslo, a city of 1.4 million people. Across Northern Europe, where the practice of burning garbage to generate heat and electricity has exploded in recent decades, demand for trash far outstrips supply. “Northern Europe has a huge generating capacity,” said Mr. Mikkelsen, 50, a mechanical engineer who for the last year has been the managing director of Oslo’s waste-to-energy agency."
I have to wonder why we would sell our garbage when we could be doing this ourself?"
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...though the lack of variety in the materials at hand would hamper the effort a bit. still, fun to dream.
their platform to privatize many Crown Corporations including Canada Post, CBC, and Petro-Canada. To be fair, Petro-Can did eventually start to lose money and the government eventually sold it to Suncor. The Reform Party was also very pro-life, opposed homosexual marriage, opposed government-funded bilingualism and multiculturalism, and opposed immigration policies that would "radically or suddenly alter the ethnic make up of Canada". I don't know about you, but those beliefs seem pretty radically right to me and, I would venture to guess, many other Canadians.
To Canadians, yep, that's a sea change in what government does. To Americans, however, they'd wonder what the big deal was with denationalizing, not having two official languages, and restricting immigration- and my motivation for pointing that out is that I didn't figure Americans would translate "Canadian far right" with "the Democrats only wish they had our policies." I would point out, on the other hand, that since a sufficiently hefty number of people voted for the Cons in the last two elections to give 'em power, it's not necessarily that the party's views on public funding of abortion or selling Crown Corps or gun control are shocking (or objectionable) to people, it's more that we had one party in charge for a long, long time, with very few changes in their basic views, and this is the first time there's been a substantial difference in federal government in a while. In other words, different ain't necessarily bad. Or good, see below.
Heavens, I wouldn't accuse you of being NDP- you made no demands that
And, personally, I'm a political radical on just about any account, so the whole left-right thing seems kind of pointless to me. Nuke Parliament, it's the only way to be sure.
Yes, but they’d have to inject extra code because “virtually any chat room” doesn’t monitor your keystrokes like they’d require for this to work. Even if it says “typing” / “entered text”, that’s not enough.
I doubt such a detection algorithm would be accurate for all people, so they should not start auto-suspending accounts based on this. But it would help if a human moderator gets some hints about which accounts to pay closer attention to, since manually monitoring everything is not feasible.
You guys need to stick to trying to make what people want now
With gas prices hovering around three bucks NOW, cheap transportation is what folks want now. Plus, this is a concept car; concept cars are supposed to be what people want now but can't have, or what people are likely to want in the future.
However, this paticular car doesn't seem practical, with only 40 km between charges (24 miles) and a top speed of 40 kph (24 mph). Drive one of these on a road with a 40 mph speed limit and you're likely to be pulled over for blocking traffic.
Give it a 45 mph top speed and 75 miles between charges, keep the cost of the vehicle low enough, and you have a winner. But this ain't it.
Seriously? Toyota -- the guys who ate your lunch in the marketplace -- can't even make a software-gas-pedal work correctly and you're trying to float an EV that navigates autonomously?
TFA said nothing like that; the best it will be able to do is park itself.
The GIMP is brought up because it's the flagship application of the Linux/free software/open source crowd.
In fact, what would be really weird is if there were a Photoshop thread in which the GIMP wasn't mentioned.
An alternative question would be: why is Photoshop compulsively mentioned whenever there's a new GIMP release?
It's called glue.
actually, it is paste. the paste function is named after paste.