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Your tax money may be their profit: Goldman Sachs takes $12B Bailout, Hands out $14B Bonuses [digg.com]
Your Digg author has confused millions with billions. There's a slight difference.
Privacy? I don't think so. Bicycling on public streets (with some conditions) is legal in all 50 states.
In my state, a cyclist must right as close to the curb as is practical, but may take the lane "on the roadway that is too narrow for a bicycle and vehicle to travel safely side by side." The law also allows for choosing a lane position that avoids other hazards.
You're not paranoid -Âjust misinformed. Can you cite one state (you've claimed to live in the U.S.) that doesn't permit cyclists on roadways?
- Many of my coworkers running Ubuntu (and I've occasionally seen this with XP also) can't reliably sleep and wake without crashing.
- Badly designed hardware, with short battery life when sleeping. My older PowerBook G4 could sleep for 2 weeks on a single charge; my newer MacBook gets about 1 week on sleep. Again, I've seen a lot of wintel hardware who's battery won't survive an overnight nap.
I'm not saying this is a problem for everyone; just that there's enough issues that I think a lot of people are afraid or unable to use sleep.
The configuration descriptor has a 1-byte field for the maximum power requested, and this field is represented in 2mA increments. The largest value you could physically fit in this 8 bit field would be 255 (so 510 mA).
If you take a look at this example descriptor, you'll see what I mean:
_DEFAULT, // Attributes, see usbdefs_std_dsc.h
50, // Max power consumption (2X mA)
The USB Implementors forum disagrees... http://www.usb.org/developers/usbfaq/
So explain this, why am I to trust a company that clams 300% efficiency?
Strictly speaking, the vendor is describing the coefficient of performance. It's quite common for heat pumps to operate at 300-400%.
While you may be inspired by the Apple or Microsoft commercials, it's not a requirement to parody or make reference to them.