As long as your work on that oven didn't require messing with the gas system without an appropriate license (from the sounds of it since you didn't mess with the gas lines though)
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Until ad networks can ensure that EVERY ad they run is 100% free of malware, I will continue to block their ads.
Google and Yahoo already have in-browser addons in development that are designed to do client-side end-to-end encryption in the browser for their email platforms.
It may survive a court challenge but it wont survive the new legislation Comcast, Verizon, AT&T etc are getting ready to submit to Congress via their bought congressmen and senators.
Considering how many successful launches SpaceX has had to date (including launches where the launch was successful but the land-and-reuse part of the mission failed) I recon SpaceX will be just as good at launching stuff into space as ULA is. And they (per the figures I have seen quoted) are cheaper than ULA too.
Or better yet, dont use an internet cafe or other public computer to do anything sensitive and just read websites on your phone if you really have to.
When I moved into a rental property I specifically researched to make sure that I was able to get the broadband option I wanted and actually rejected whole suburbs because they didn't have the right broadband options.
If ever there was a time for the Americans here to write to their congressman and ask that they support a particular bill, this is the time. I may not be American or know a whole lot about American politics but even I know that this is probably one of the most important bills proposed in Congress in at least a decade.
Cruise control already controls the speed of the car. Adaptive cruise control will drive at whatever speed it needs to drive at based on the distance to the cars in front and behind. Why not extend the adaptive cruise control system so that it will drive no faster than the speed limit (as determined by whatever this system uses) unless it has to drive faster due to the speed of the car behind (i.e. the car behind is going faster than the speed limit and therefore this car has to in order to not get rear-ended).
It could then, like existing cruise control systems, be overridden by the driver if need be (via pressing on the accelerator pedal) but by default it would keep the driver at the speed limit unless it needed to go slower due to the car in front or faster due to the car behind.
If you were a cop and you were sent to an address in response to a 911 call claiming that there was someone at that address with a dangerous weapon, would you walk up to the door and knock politely? I dont think so, you would want to stop the person inside from using any weapons they have on you before they have the chance to react.
Yeah there is a big difference between someone driving, say, a Mitsubishi ASX (basically a lancer on stilts) and someone driving, say, a Holden Colorado 7 (an SUV version of the Australian-market Holden Colorado truck)
Many older Japanese cars like Corollas, Pulsars, Civics etc are VERY reliable and still good choices even today (in terms of the likelihood of things going wrong and needing to be fixed) as long as they haven't been written off (crashed and rebuilt and re-registered) and have been properly maintained.
Such things already exist. Devices that plug into the OBD2 port on a vehicle and monitor/log all the relavent information already exist. Some combine this with GPS tracking (to log where the car is as well as how its being driven).
Plenty of options for parents to monitor how their teenager is driving and whether they are driving safely or not, this just happens to be one actually built into the car (and capable of doing more than just logging as a result)
The roads in Australia are filled with SUVs just as much as they are in the US (and that number seems to be growing all the time based on my observations) and yet people who know what they are talking about (including a family member who has been working in dealerships and selling both new and used cars for decades and now works in management at a dealer) still recommend small fuel efficient Japanese cars as good first cars for young drivers (despite the "increased risk" if they get into an accident with an SUV)
Teenage drivers with fresh licenses should be driving older cheaper-to-buy cars.
Unless a teenager (or their parents) are rich, they should be buying an older cheaper car that doesn't require taking out a massive auto loan. In Australia the usual recommendation/good option is something small and Japanese like a Toyota Corolla, Honda Civic, Suzuki Swift, Mitsubishi Lancer, Nissan Pulsar, Mazda 323, Honda Jazz or something like that but in the US the best option may be different.