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guggle (flow in an irregular current with a bubbling noise)
burgee (A triangular sailing flag, a show of force by colors)
burker (to murder or supress without leaving evidence)
Interesting idea about the drone however most drones can only fly slowly so it would be hard to match the speed of a airliner.
The plane was carrying a cargo of 400 million dollars in Bitcoin. nuff said.
yes I meant that postscript was the only laser printer macs would accept. in the PC world every laser printer beand spoke a different language to avoid paying the adobe tax. Most printers sold were not postscript. Apple just forced the issue and postscript caught on. NeXT even standardized to Display Postscript.
this is a viewer to control a mac from a chrome book not to control a chromebook from a mac
Does ChromeOS not support CUPS for printers that apple and linux both use? and if not why the hell not?
It does not. It only supports "cloud enabled printers".
The plausible reason for this is that there's no reason to put printer drivers in the OS in the year 2014. Printers should be smart, blackboxes, with a universal interface advertising their capabilities. Apple too seems to have the same philosophy of dropping support for things early when there's a better but less used solution available. Postscript printerts, 3.5" floppies, parallel ports, serial ports, and dropping Flash support on iphones all were logical moves, that while causing a little pain, ultimately ushered in the right way of doing things.
I am not the Satoshi Nakamoto. I deny this. I am the Batman.
Oh the other sucky thing about chromebooks is that, ironically, they are the one platform that does not support google remote desktop! Moreover, since they don't run java at all, you can't even use any of the other desktop sharing viewers out there. so you can't remote admin the computer or even help by seeing the other person's screen. The good news is that chromebooks have very little to admin and can be set to autoupdate everything, so there'smuch less need for a remote desktop or viewer.
Overall I'd reccomend a chromebook over linux. But unless you are a cheapskate, I'd reccomend a mac over either for granny.
I bought a chrome book to replace my mothers imac. On paper this seemed like a really good idea since simply put ChromeOS removes everything you don't need. it's a browser that self updates and stores stuff on line. Unfortuntatley this did not go as well as I hoped and the imac is back.
what went wrong: chromebooks can't use your existing printer unless it's one of a select few, or you have another "real" computer in the house to network a piggybacked connection off of. I see no point in expensive chromebooks because things like a Pixel are more expensive than a better macbook. But the cheap chromebooks (e.g. Acer) have unusably bad speakers and the trackpad clicks and tracking suck (super duper suck). I added a nice apple mouse to it, but for some reason chrime doesn't respond smoothely to apple mouse (I dont' see why this should be the case, but empirically that's my experience). Finally the browser was just enough different than chrome on mac that she just got all confused. Frankly to me the two are nearly indistinguishable but not to her. I figured she'd get over this after a couple weeks but somehow the mac exerience was much smoother and intuitive for her. Finally, imac screens are just awesom compared to most inexepnsive monitors. Simple things like effortless tilting and easy adjustment of brightness, along with really good font display are marks of high polish and ease of use for older folks.
So I came away chasened and with a new found regard for the Apple Human interface and polish of the little details. I now use the chromebook myself as a backup computer and to be a media viewer, because overall chrombooks are not versatile like a mac. They are just good at one thing and that's geting rid of the complications of having an OS layer just to run a browser. Every other good feature, like fast books, autoupdates, and good speed even on cheap hardware pretty much stems from that simplification.
Now what was true was that there was no app that my mother needed that required a mac. Everything she needed to do was available on the chromebook so that's a plus.
If I were doing this over again I'd buy the printer and external speakers and test out mice beforehand. My approach was to give it to here then adapt to these problems as they emerged which made the transition for her rougher than in needed to be. Perhaps the transplant would have not been rejected
FInally the biggest dissappointment for me with the chromebook is that they totally suck for linux use. The problem is the hardwired requirement to run in developer mode if you want to boot linux. The firmware offers to erase your disk if you will kindly touch the spacebar at every wake. one mistake and poof your configuration is gone. The easiest ways to install linux end up not having full network access so are crippled. and you can't change the firmware behaviour without some fairly bangersous and unspported reflashes of the firmware, sometimes involving hardware jumpers. Since I'm using this for myself, not granny, now, I'd like to just erase the chrome and go to linux totaly. But the chormebook walled garden won't allow this in any conveneinet way.
Right. To begin with red hat is a company and they also make money. for both reasons they get no exception to export restrictions. It doesn't mean you have to like it. But that's the law and there's no reason to grant an exception
This is why you should always roll your own SSL scripts in php like the guy at Magic the Gathering Online Exchange did.
So I have a reasonable question I'll post here. On the one hand it seems, at first glance, to be stupid to put your e-coins in a third party vault. Unlike gold, your home computer is theoretically as good as any third party as a vault/wallet for e-coins. So people who lost money at Mt Gox just seem like doofuses for using it as an online wallet. In the case of flex coin, the money lost is flex coins apparently, not their depositirs who were in off line storage.
But then rethinking that, maybe it is better to trust a professional 3rd party (i.e. but not perhaps Magic the gathering wizards) to manage your security? there's big bussinesses in managing computer fleets simply because doing it right, rolling your own, is non trivial. It's just like the notion of not writing your own implementation of SSL in PHP for your e-commerce site-- dumb. Much better to find an environmentally tested and hardened openSSL with a good history.
Managing your own coins has all sorts of patch, trojan and back up failure perils. sure you might do it right but if it's to become a ubiquitous currency, my grandma has to be able to do it right. So even though individually the accounts are distributed, they are potentially large and easy to get to, compared to say mugging.
So is it really dumb afterall to trust a third party with your bitcoins? Isn't waht is really missing here is some sort of accreditation standards for third parties so we can know that size doesn't equal quality (see Mt Gox).
Can't load additional comments, password goofiness at login. this blows.
I would pretty much take it for granted that close to all of those low cost crap tablets are in desk drawers by now. I myslef bought chromebook at an irresistable price to try it. Yes it stinks.