There's a considerable difference in the bulk of a phone with an external battery pack and a replaceable battery. I'd definitely rather have one than the other.
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that's a valid complaint
some scientific discoveries go against conventional wisdom and are originally ridiculed. for example, some australian scientists discovered stomach ulcers are caused by a certain species of bacteria in the 1980s. they were rejected, laughed at, people got angry at them. the belief at the time was acid and spicy food formed ulcers. wrong. eventually they won the nobel prize for medicine for their discovery
but this process is mediated by serious researchers who, adhering to the scientific method, are compelled to reverse themselves in spite of their preliminary reactions
meanwhile, we have antivaxxers, moon landing deniers, GM food ignorance, creationists, climate change deniers, fluoride fearmongers, 9/11 conspiracy theorists babbling about burning airplane fuel and steel, etc... assorted douchebag crackpots who are absolutely, undeniably factually wrong, and oftentimes dangerous (to public health, for example), but enthusiastically keep spreading their lies nonetheless
stupid shitbags like this for example are working very, very hard to kill children:
not they they understand their efforts only work to kill children: they're ignorant braindead assholes, pridefully arrogant in their lack of education
so they need to be shut down in other ways. your freedom to be a moron ends when your beliefs put my life and liberty in danger. so thank you, google
google's algorithm would downplay revolutionary new scientific evidence, like the ulcer causing bacterium, indeed. but this is a short time period, squarely in the realm of brand new scientific research, where, after enough weight, change would come quickly, and so to google's algorithm, if it gets its signals from solid peer reviewed journals that present genuine science
meanwhile, lies and idiocy are not peer reviewed and grow like fungus in the dark and will never, ever change
so they need to be buried at the bottom of google as the brain numbing, sometimes genuinely dangerous puerile prideful ignorance they are
The Galaxy S5 and LG G3 are probably the best fit options.
I carry an S4 and I seldom need to replace the battery, but a few times a year I go to events where I hundreds photos or videos over four or five hours. I probably wind up swapping the battery at least twice on those days. Even if the need is irregular, not having the ability would be a deal breaker for me, too.
Seagate is correct. Putting a hash on the website doesn't improve security at all because anyone who can change the download can also change the web page containing the hash.
The fact that this practice is widespread in the Linux world originates from the usage of insecure FTP mirrors run by volunteer admins. There it's possible for a mirror to get hacked independently of the origin web page. A company like Seagate doesn't rely on volunteers at universities to distribute their binaries so the technique is pointless.
A tool to verify the firmware is poetically impossible to write. What code on the drive would provide the firmware in response to a tool query? Oh right
BTW call a spade a spade. Equation Group == NSA TAO
intolerance of intolerance
not the same thing
pointing a gun at a man
pointing a gun back
not the same thing
if you really can't tell the difference between who initiates a transgression and who defends against it, you're not worth the time. you lack fundamental social and moral sense
Isn't the very point of this player's system, that the player serves the interests of the disc's publisher over the interests of the users, where the users' needs should always yield whenever there is a conflict? That's not a mere technicality; it's the very essence. From the spec's pov, this is desirable operation. Nothing has been subverted.
when you're working, can you do it in the middle of a concert hall? the middle of an interstate highway? in between a screaming fighting couple?
or do you benefit from having a private room/ cubicle?
the wide world is full of nasty chemical interactions and potent free radicals ready to destroy anything they touch. rooms help immensely
not only do they protect, they isolate. a self-replicating process can sputter out if not restricted to it's own products
go pour a little soap/oil in some water and shake it
congratulations, you've "made" micelles
micelles are self organizing. you don't "make" sea foam, it's a simple product of natural wind and wave with sufficient chained carbon compounds
micelles occurred naturally in the early earth out of non organic processes that produced simple hydrocarbons
then the rudmientary self-replicating processes also occuring naturally in that time period, and sputtering out, uncontained, joined up with micelles and sustained. because now they have a safe container to continue in
thus the first cell, from which all the rest has sprung
i've laid out my reasoning intelligently and convincingly. all you've done is bounce one empty unsupported insult reflexively. you haven't reasoned with me at all, you've made no argument. because you have no argument. when someone is left with nothing more than sputtering insults, they've lost the argument
if you're not the same AC (anonymous COWARD), as the other one i'm responding to, then here is genuine reasoning for your education:
good luck on opening your mind and understanding your problem
"no, you!" is not a valid argument
me arguing against bigotry is not the same as bigotry
if i define bigotry, and say it is wrong, going "so you're the bigot!" is only a reflexive, thoughtless defense on the order of 5 year olds
it's like you point a gun at me, so i point one back in defense, and you go "see! you're a murderer!" the defense taken against a transgressive action is not the same as the actual transgressive action. defining and condemning bigotry is not the same as bigotry. do you understand?
Philosopher John Rawls concludes in A Theory of Justice that a just society must tolerate the intolerant, for otherwise, the society would then itself be intolerant, and thus unjust. However, Rawls also insists, like Popper, that society has a reasonable right of self-preservation that supersedes the principle of tolerance: "While an intolerant sect does not itself have title to complain of intolerance, its freedom should be restricted only when the tolerant sincerely and with reason believe that their own security and that of the institutions of liberty are in danger."
intolerance of intolerance is not the same thing as intolerance itself
example: charlie hebdo: if you have a society that respects free speech, and one group says "we will kill you until we get to restrict your free speech!" does that group get to claim bigotry and intolerance when their bigotry and inteolerance is opposed? no
is society violating it's principles by restricting speech... that advocates violent restriction of speech? see the self-contradiction? incitement to violence and murder to end free speech, is not protected by the principle of free speech, because it threatens the very concept of free speech itself
another example: nazi imagery in germany. is germany violating free speech by restricting nazi imagery? no, because nazi imagery in germany is not some abstract notion, it is the symbol of the ideology that violently destroyed free german society. there's no contradiction
you cannot attack a principle, and depend upon that principle, at the same time
you cannot claim bigotry, when being singled out for your bigotry
try again and good luck
making a micelle was the very first step in creating life
the next step was the chemicals concentrated in the micelle being able to control it
so the choice is be
1. in a wonderful understanding marriage, or
2. "sorry, to hell with you"
your message seems to be: if you aren't married, or in a bad marriage, or in any way deviate from the 1950s leave it to beaver perfect cookie cutter utopia of domestic life, well then go fuck yourself (figuratively, not literally). that seems to be the conservative message
do you ever stop to consider people and their conditions in life that aren't in the same glorious spot as you?
is this the wonderful mythical "compassionate conservatism" i hear about always that says "you get to have sex if your life is a fairy tale, otherwise, you get to suffer, period, end of story"
why don't you instead open your mind slightly, consider people that might not have it as good as you, and allow them what they need to keep going in life?
instead of, in intolerance as you currently do, defining your oh-so-perfect life, and then declaring anyone outside it to be unclean and unworthy. that's religious conservatism in action
that would be nice but first we have to get conservative religious countries to agree to the UN universal declaration of human rights
what happens if you go to a conservative, religious country and say you don't believe in god or are from another religion?
so conservative religious belief supports moral behavior like not hacking someone to death just for believing different that you, right?
i made a valid coherent argument that can be substantiated with facts
you reply with empty insults
if that's the best you can do, then it seems i've made a valid point here and the best you can do is sputter in response. so you're welcome for the education today
btw, progress is real and the hallmark of human civilization. the screen and the keyboard you use to read and respond to me are marks of progress. those who use the word as an insult, that's very telling about their intellect and character
clearly you've reached the intellectual rhetorical heights of a 5 year old
faced with such a devastating response, how could i do anything but admit my humble defeat at your extreme intellect and wonder at how badly i've erred in my ways?