On December.20, Alexander agreed to let the children walk from Woodside Park to their home, a mile south, in an area the family says the children know well. Police picked up the children near the Discovery building, the family said, after someone reported seeing them. Alexander said he had a tense time with police when officers returned his children, asked for his identification and told him about the dangers of the world. The more lasting issue has been with Montgomery County Child Protective Services which showed up a couple of hours later. Although Child Protective Services could not address this specific case they did point to Maryland law, which defines child neglect as failure to provide proper care and supervision of a child. “I think what CPS considered neglect, we felt was an essential part of growing up and maturing,” says Alexander. “We feel we’re being bullied into a point of view about child-rearing that we strongly disagree with.”"
Sure you can write readable and maintainable Perl.
But most people don't.
the problem is "developers" that have never had to maintain someone else's code often enough to understand the value of readability and maintainability.
The same is true of Python (and most other languages for that matter).
I did exactly the same with a Core Duo iMac at work. Just replaced a 2006 vintage Mac this past summer, so ~8 years old.
Not to imply that Apple has never released a less than stellar model, but Macs have generally held on better/longer than PCs, it's never been that uncommon to see them last at least 6-7 years, and at that point it's less an upgrade because the old computer stopped working than because the new ones are now "enough" better.
True, but only if the capitals gains and/or dividends for the mutual fund in that particular year exceed a certain threshold (or, as the reply above mentioned, you have certain classes of investments which trigger automatic reporting). Off the top of my head I don't recall what threshold is, but it's been quite a few years since I had to fill out Schedule D, which wasn't really all that complicated.
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The new research is based on the premise that everything on earth — plants, soil, people, animals — is teeming with microbes that compete fiercely to survive. Trying to keep one another in check, the microbes secrete biological weapons: antibiotics. “The way bacteria multiply, if there weren’t natural mechanisms to limit their growth, they would have covered the planet and eaten us all eons ago,” says Dr. William Schaffner. The problem is that about 99 percent of the microbial species in the environment are bacteria that do not grow under usual laboratory conditions (PDF). But the researchers have found a way to grow them using a process that involves diluting a soil sample and placing it on specialized equipment. Then, the secret to success is putting the equipment into a box full of the same soil that the sample came from. “Essentially, we’re tricking the bacteria,” says Dr. Kim Lewis. Back in their native dirt, they divide and grow into colonies. Once the colonies form, the bacteria are “domesticated,” and researchers can scoop them up and start growing them in petri dishes in the laboratory.
Experts not involved with the research say the technique for isolating the drug had great potential. They also say teixobactin looked promising, but expressed caution because it has not yet been tested in humans. “What most excites me is the tantalizing prospect that this discovery is just the tip of the iceberg,” says Mark Woolhouse. “It may be that we will find more, perhaps many more, antibiotics using these latest techniques.”"
Federal law enforcement officers or private contractors shall not seize any photographic equipment or their contents or memory cards or film, and shall not order a photographer to erase the contents of a camera or memory card or film.
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Exactly. I've been doing the same for more than the last decade, except using a second workstation as the backup device (as opposed to NAS).
If the backup machine is on the same LAN, I export the drive (or directories) to be backed up read-only, mount them on the backup read-only, and copy using rsync
If the machine is in a different location, I share a key pair and pull what I want backed up using rsync (over ssh) from the backup machine
This is fairly bulletproof, and in no way can anything running on the original host modify the backup, aside from possibly replacing a changed file.
That sounds sort of like I'd expect something of this sort to work, but there has to be more to it. All of those things mentioned as "common to everyone", with the possibility of some larger JS libraries or Java applets, are already fairly small (or at least can be, anyone using a 4+ MB image for their background should be summarily executed). I'd expect the overhead of noting the request, sending the torrent data, then having the local browser connect to multiple peers would actually INCREASE the total amount of bandwidth consumed.
Now, something like this makes some sense if links to download large images, videos, game updates, or whatnot point to a torrent instead of a large, locally hosted file, but in that case, I don't see how a "torrent-based browser" is any better than a stock browser with a built-in BT client.
Here are screenshots for Fedora 21 GNOME, KDE, Xfce, LXDE, and MATE"
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