280W peak for a fridge cannot be real. Someone please help me out here. I have literally not seen a refrigerator (any size) have a rating below 1kW. Is this thing really running on ~300W?
So does this mean that if I scream loud enough in space, someone can hear me?
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Lollipop is perfectly fine on my SGS4. It's much faster, totally lag-free, full of nice animations and new shiny UI. I think it's the shitty hardware that's the problem with the Nexus devices.
Not a big loss since Nexus 5 camera was always shit. Since you knew that and still bought it means you don't really care about picture-taking abilities. So it is a little disingenuous to whine about it now.
Yup, same here. It's so slow in fact that I have turned it off and kept it away.
Nexus devices have unlocked bootloaders
Nope. But unlocking it is easy and does not void your warranty.
I'll still count it as a win if every phone ships with H.265 and VP9.
Samsung Galaxy S6 has built-in hardware support for VP9, AFAIK. It is the first phone to have this.
Walled gardens sound crappy until your users turn out to be stupid.
Is there any problem plastic can't solve?
The staggeringly complex LHC ‘atom smasher’ at the CERN centre in Geneva, Switzerland, will be fired up to its highest energy levels ever in a bid to detect — or even create — miniature black holes.
If successful a completely new universe will be revealed – rewriting not only the physics books but the philosophy books too.
It is even possible that gravity from our own universe may ‘leak’ into this parallel universe, scientists at the LHC say.
The experiment is sure to inflame alarmist critics of the LHC, many of whom initially warned the high energy particle collider would spell the end of our universe with the creation a black hole of its own.
But so far Geneva remains intact and comfortably outside the event horizon.
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This is a freaking 10th class test. It's inconsequential in every way. The exams which do matter (like the IIT entrance exam) are very well administered. There is zero cheating in them. The tests themselves can be said to be useless, but there is no cheating involved. Also, a large number of H1B visas are people who have a master's degree from USA. Their degrees and accomplishments are NOT the products of cheating.
Cheating is not common means that events like these are outliers and they are dealt with very harshly. Look at the article. They expelled ~500 students and some parents have actually been arrested and are in jail. When I was in school, and taking one of these board exams, we were really scared of getting caught doing anything during the test that might construed as "cheating" by the invigilator. People are literally not allowed to bring cellphones/bags inside the testing room, let alone keep them on their person. They make it very hard to cheat and the punishments are very severe.
There are some government institutes where cheating is a common thing. But any qualification from these places is considered useless, especially in companies which would send people to the US. Connecting such cheating with the quality of people getting H1B visas is just plain ignorant.
10th class exams are the easiest exams ever! Also, they are TOTALLY inconsequential. In fact, they are optional if your school is affiliated to the most popular board (CBSE). So we are talking about a test that is of so less consequence that you can say "fuck it, I don't need this shit" and everybody is fine with that. And even if you decide to take it, it's so easy that most students cram the entire yearly syllabus in about a month and get decent scores, sans cheating. I really cannot understand why such a huge cheating effort seemed appropriate to these people.
It doesn't matter. We do not have an ICBM yet that can reach North American territories. We can cover the entirety of China though.
This cheating is not common in the institutes from where H1B visa people are selected. But I guess it's easier to spout bullshit like a dumbass than find out the facts.