Not among the dwarven folk!
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Ack! Not the hanging chads debacle again!
Quoting from the article linked to in the summary:
"The CenturyLink-owned cable — actually, a set of cables bundled together in a black jacket a few inches in diameter — was buried several feet under the rocky soil in a dry wash, about a quarter-mile from the nearest houses and a couple of miles from an outlet mall."
So "several feet under the rocky soil"
I grew up 4 hours away from the nearest city.
That depends on how fast you're moving toward the nearest city, of course. Flying? Driving? Walking?
Fourth try? That's a remarkably efficient track record. Thomas Alva Edison took around a thousand more tries to get inventions working.
"My parents call me Alvie. You can call me DC all the way."
Whoa... I didn't know that. Thanks for the heads up.
My first reaction to the news was, "Frungy!"
I hope the developers can keep it that way.
it sucks not having a 60 second edit window here on slashdot...
Maybe so, but that's why
I own several kindles and I never connect to the web.
Several kindles? That's called kindling.
English: "Thick air"
German: "dicke Luft"
Last time I checked, DuckDuckGo's servers were in Panama...
12 is a convenient real world "base" because it is evenly divisible a large number of ways (2,3,4,and 6).
If you're referring to all positive integers by which 12 is divisible, you can't forget 1.
They just derive off into the sin set.
Wouldn't they derive more SILICONE than SILICON in that set? (It's really more like the empty set than anything else....)
+1 to you. i was going to mention 2001 as well. But they (and the ST ones) look more like a Toshiba Excite or Sony S1 than an iPad.
(NO ONE IN THE FUTRUE USES WHITE PLASTIC, execpt for Storm Troopers and the imperial guard, then it is for cloths not gadgets. Everyone knows Space is dirty hehehe)
That was "A Long Time Ago"
But a withered desktop age with Linux.
That is what I was imagining, but I couldn't find the words to express that as well as you did.