kuro5hin.org requires people to pay like $5 or something to create an account. Now that site's nothing but trolls who paid $5 trolling each other to get their $5 worth.
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OSX used to come with X11 as a separate install but they've stopped doing that. It appears they're supporting an open source http://support.apple.com/kb/ht... XQuartz project which does the same thing though.
The trouble is that antibiotics and livestock seems to have allowed the industry to be completely negligent of conditions and the health of their animals.
I often wonder how our economy and society would change if we legislated the humane treatment of food animals.
I would hope that as the price of meat increased the demand for meat would fall accordingly, and that a side effect of that would be decreased land and water usage. Assuming that eating too much meat is bad for you (I don't know whether that's true or not) we might also see a healthier more productive population and reduced healthcare costs too. And of course with humane conditions animals wouldn't require the antibiotics that we're currently feeding them.
If these outcomes came to pass, then treating animals humanely seems like a very cheap price to pay indeed.
The best is their official government forms that can only be downloaded in the proprietary Hancom Word format ^^
If you're worried about the USB failing and leaving you locked out you should probably set up openssh.
This may be an unintended consequence of a law that was recently passed in SK that prohibited late night classes from going past 10pm (roughly 1-2 years ago). In SK it was very common for teenage students to attend classes or study halls until around midnight before heading home. It seems possible that with that with the extra time they have available they now just go to the PC room (internet cafe) and game rather than going home (many Koreans game at PC rooms rather than at home).
Interesting to see how this turns out, turning off accounts at 10 might be one solution but another "solution" that might come up is having police go into PC rooms after curfew to make sure nobody is violating curfew (the same way US MPs go into bars in SK looking for US service members drinking after their curfew).
Linux shouldn't try to be like Windows because there's no longer any reason to choose one over the other.
I personally use Windows most of the time but when I need Linux I just launch my Ubuntu image and do what needs to be done. I'm sure other people are in exactly the same boat but need Linux most of the time and can virtualize Windows.
Too bad indeed, I'd ebay it quick while it still has some value.
The last time I saw a SL-6000 on ebay it was going for like $50 or something which is pretty disappointing considering they cost $699 when they came out.
Most definitely. The main problem is that the sharp kernel is a 2.4 kernel and community efforts to create a good 2.6 kernel have failed because of the proprietary hardware and drivers. Especially in the area of power management and graphics acceleration.
Unfortunately, while the hardware is still pretty good by today's standards it's almost impossible to run any useful software (i.e. current web browser and mail client) without a massive porting effort, all of which have failed so far.
Apparently they're going to focus on a new line of tablet PCs.
I'm still very unhappy with the amount of software support and updates we got for the Zaurus SL-6000 (zero support and updates) which was a very expensive piece of kit.
Because of my experience with the Zaurus I no longer take chances with hardware and would rather go with the established leaders even if it's technically inferior.
I know this reply is really late but just in case...
7% is normally the rate I hear too when hearing these kinds of factoids.
I do agree that compound interest is a powerful force but there's something to that 7% (or above) number.
If you do the calculation with something less than 7%, say a guaranteed 4-5%, then you'll get fairly different results that make saving look a little less attractive especially when you consider that $100 a month in context of being a young adult with limited income.
Personally, I plan to save that money for my kids to relieve them of the responsibility (as you mentioned). I'll stipulate that they do the same for their kids.
I'm very curious which institution is offering such a generous rate.
Here are direct links to downloads (not slashdotted at time of posting):