Not sure if they are dumb or just act dumb to try to excuse their decision making...
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Instead they carry a backup battery that can also charge your mobile devices in the glove compartment.
Not sure what solution will prove more reliable down the road though.
In other words, 1984 didn't work so lets try Brave New World.
Or perhaps overlay Brave New World over the existing 1984 system, thus distracting the masses while making the "threats" easier to pick out as they refuse to indulge.
Not sure i would want to do room cleaning there...
In recent years the big backer of one particular variant of "Linux on the desktop" is the US military.
They seem to finally figure out that using Windows for things like cruisers are a no-go, and has adopted Linux as the replacement as they can then still shop around for hardware.
This is why we are getting all kinds of replacement for working subsystems, because they are not "secure" in the eyes of the military. Funny thing is that their enemy may well be their own troops more than anything else, as seen with Manning and Snowden.
It comes down to people not wanting to do janitorial stuff, but want the glitz and fame of making something new.
This is further compounded by the tech press fawning over changes and "new", resulting in the mentality that a project that is not introducing massive changes or new features constantly is a dead project.
This seems to be a offshot of the eternal growth mentality of Wall Street, where the moment a market segment (say Laptop computers) are not showing some quarterly growth it is all doom, gloom, and rats leaving sinking ships.
Good riddance. The show was a throwback to mentality that humanity should have left for dead with the 70s oil crisis.
Bassi ripping someone a verbal new one in 3.. 2.. 1..
> Hopefully someone shoots whoever is responsible for Gnome 3
Shit storm about death threats in the Linux community in 3.. 2.. 1..
Well there is always the "pilot wave" alternative. But it results in locality being violated, as a distant event can introduce changes to the wave that will then go on to influence results elsewhere.
Gladiatoral combat? Two persons enter, none leave?
Reads to me like the browser will check if the flag is present, and if not keep on going anyways (perhaps with a nag to the user that things are less secure than they could be).
what has always puzzled me about Chrome/Chromium, is that the latter do not come as easy to handle tar-balls.
If you want to compile it you have to download special tools, then aim those at their source repo to grab a tagged branch, and then compile from that the variant you want (said repo mix Chromium and ChromiumOS as best i can tell).
Sometimes i wonder if he confused magic with religion when formulating that last one.
Maybe i am old, but i kinda liked the autoexec.bat/config.sys duo. Open up two files, see exactly what the system was doing to get started. But then DOS booted fairly rapidly at the worst of times, thanks to not having a massive tree of interlocking processes that all needed to save state upon shutdown.