Except your windmills and solar panels need all sorts of exotic arare earth materials which cause huge amounts of environmental damage when mining and processing in places such as China, out of sight out of mind eh?
http://filecloud.io/ cloud storage site (with more features + cheaper than Mega btw) has been accepting bitcoins for a long time, and being an Irish company has to follow Irish+EU dataprotection laws
The Death Star
Oh god no! In ireland all we have are fucking roundabouts, and are now being replaced by traffic junctions and traffic flows much better at rush hour
Except one can not buy bitcoins with a credit card or paypal,
1. because these companies hate bitcoin and what it represents for them
2. because of a high chargeback risk no one who doesnt trust you would sell you bitcoins for paypal
I am fucking sick of a bunch of hippies speaking for me and the rest of the 99%
Especially a bunch of hippies with a full belly and iphones who are better of than the 99% of humanity
Captain Jean-Luc Picard: Estimated time of arrival, Mr. Data?
You are correct, the spokesman on the radio (here in Ireland) was blabbing on about them putting pressure on the government now via lobbying.
government who in all honesty have better things to be worrying about such as getting the country of out the deepening depression we are still in (and one that they helped get us into!)
aint the ISS in low earth orbit while all the solar wind is way out outside the protective belts?
how do you get power to a station in a different orbit as well...
theres quite a difference between 4KM (title) and 4000KM (article summary)
Or are slashdot admins smoking da weed again?
and quite happy about this
but people here (mostly USasians
and probably the most incompetent and corrupt government in western world, who are now running a deficit of 20% of GDP which would make the Greeks look good
and we will be paying for this for many generations
this is a coloured lining on a gray cloud
Apple is fundamentally user hostile. It's all about controlling the user's experience, not about what the user actually wants.
she didnt press "im feeling lucky" button so
I run a network of Usenet/Torrent/Http/Ftp servers
I'm from Ireland
unfortunately Eircom (ex state owned Telecom Eireann)
own almost all of the coper/phone network in country
outside the big cities (where you can get cable with UPC) the choice boils down (assuming your close enough to exchange...) to Eircom or wireless
thats if your lucky enough to have either, since most of the country is very sparsely populated
i am moving to the countryside soon, so i wont have much choice...