Wow, local dealerships sound AWESOME!
I was actually at one of these supercomputer facilities a day or two after it happened and found out then. Too bad they didn't release more information so I could talk about it.
Thanks, looks like several Slashdotters will be learning something new today.
Maybe its still too early in the day and I should finish my coffee first before posting to Slashdot, but I'd be interested to know how a frequency of 5 billion per second could carry 10 billion bits of information per second. Hopefully someone could explain.
Reality: the curved TVs provide a cinema-like experience by charging roughly four times what a reasonable person would pay.
A real cinema TV would also come with background noise of others talking on phones, silhouettes of people's heads in front you and makes your floor sticky from years of dumped soda.
Shut it elitist punk. Slashdot is obviously exactly where they need to be if they have a strong opinion that is wrong.
Those 8" floppys could only store 242KB of data. The 5.25" ones could only store 160KB per side depending on the drive format and before they started having high density floppy disks, which wasn't until the late 80s.
I'm curious if at this point buying an 8" floppy disk (or any other significantly old technology that only nuclear missle silos use) would get you put on some terrorist watch list.
Is there a startup-hype balloon? I hadn't noticed. I'm too busy dealing with the security holes of apps and services written by high school and college drop outs.
And there are quite a few references to pi in the patch, not sure if it was intentional or not.
Programming legend Michael Abrash...
You don't know him?!?
Well the universe is huge, we're clearly inside a Java program.
Yesterday I was on a Ticketmaster signup form and they listed the following "requirements" for a password:
"(Must be between 1 to 250 characters. Alpha numeric only, case sensitive.)"
There is a great movie that came out in 2006 called "The Lives of Others" that provides an account of the practices of the Stasi. It may not have been completely accurate, but its nevertheless a good insight into what it was like and a great movie overall.