There's a decent article on wikipedia about it. Basically, it's Apple's multithreading algorithms.
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"On the other hand, the reason online sites are always looking for new ways to insert advertising in the user experience is because, although they might make enough to be profitable, they still aren't raking in "buy your own country" money."
And this makes me wonder what the disconnect is. Since it's correct that Network television has much higher costs than any website, and yet in many cases has fewer advertising eyes than major websites. (Especially when you consider tivo and people wandering off to get a coffee in ad breaks)
Which leads me to consider that TV advertising is probably vastly over inflated, and overrated, and that web advertising -- should someone take the time to do it in a contextual, non-invasive and entertaining way -- it vastly undervalued and underrated.
I suspect the advertising industry itself is really to blame for its own shortsightedness. It really should be possible, and easy for anyone with a reasonably successful website to hook up with advertisers with ease and fear of annoying their site visitors, and transforming their website into a flashing, flickering spawn of hell.
But as long as the industry is trusting flawed rankings like Nielsen and Alexa, there won't be much change.
This change needs to happen - urgently. By making this happen, it will help end piracy and the ridiculous cartel that is the music industry and film distribution. Content can be set free.
3. The term âoeintercepting deviceâ means any device or apparatus which is capable of transmitting, receiving, amplifying, or recording a wire or oral communication other than a hearing aid or similar device which is being used to correct subnormal hearing to normal and other than any telephone or telegraph instrument, equipment, facility, or a component thereof, (a) furnished to a subscriber or user by a communications common carrier in the ordinary course of its business under its tariff and being used by the subscriber or user in the ordinary course of its business; or (b) being used by a communications common carrier in the ordinary course of its business.
Interesting. Looks like if he'd used the record app on his iPhone, subsection 3a would have applied, and he would not have been using an intercepting device...
What are the 12 states?
I NEED to know.
If by "Flavor of the month" you mean "flavor of the last 5 years" I might agree. OSS was marked deprecated in the kernel tree when 2.6.0 came out. Luckily, ALSA--which has been the audio implementation that has been standard since then--supports OSS emulation. That way old OSS apps still have working sound.
The fact that it is 2009 and there are still audio issues on Linux is telling, however.
The problem isn't with Linux, it's with old, unsupported applications taking exclusive control of the sound card (Teamspeak, I'm looking at you.) This new feature should help fix that problem while still maintaining backward compatibility.
Wow, the US and UK seem to be in a contest of "who can become a police state first". Looks like you guys in the UK are winning.
I suspect that they had adequate probable cause in that these guys had already been convicted last year of conspiracy to murder. If you ask me, this trial was a huge waste of public money to prove that these people really were terrorists (well, duh... conspiracy to murder isn't terrorism? WTF?).
What's worse, it seems to have been only thinly reported that another 3 people they were trying to convict (who were acquitted on a hung jury last year) were actually acquitted again. This should be seen as a scandalous waste of resources which could have been spent bringing other cases to trial earlier in my opinion.
I worked on an evolved version of this idea called Mini-MagOrion. The "mini" refers to using very small (initially non-critical) charges, removing the hot-button issue of carrying nukes to orbit. The "mag" refers to using a magnetic confinement field to capture the blast and direct it, instead of the pusher-plate in the original proposal. The "orion" was the name of the original proposal (Project Orion). There's a (small) wikipedia entry on it: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mini-Mag_Orion
As always, the devil is in the details. While the concept is definitely doable, there are many operational (and social) problems with this. For example, taking out every Earth satellite with the EMPs. Also, the performance is not quite as spectacular as you mentioned, it's still good enough to transport 100 tons to Mars within 3 months, or to Jupiter in about one year though.
Even better: it's not quite done, but classes have already started and faculty have moved in. There's still construction going on in some areas, unpainted areas, unfurnished classrooms, etc.
A recent patch fixed the ~60 degree AC in some rooms. There's still a strange bug that causes the fire alarms to go off all the time.
I'm still waiting for SP1.
Sure, but he was comparing an AK-47 to a 50 cal, not the 50 cal to smaller calibers.
What about those of us who idolize House and his addictions?
Sony would fight this in court as something that fell under a contract not as Copyright infringment. That is what I'm getting at. Which would then modify what the penalties would / could possibly be. If it's found to be a true Copyright infringement that is equivalent to that of an individual person pirating digital media, then the same laws should apply. I believe that Sony will use their full legal force to argue the case as a contractual issue not a copyright issue.