Writing a program that solves a Calcudoku is pretty simple, actually. Hell, a 6x6 only has a couple hundred possibilities; that's a piece of cake to brute-force. I think right now you're more relying on security through obscurity -- it's not been broken because it's not yet used often enough to be a tempting target for a spambot creator.
Out of curiosity, in your version of history, when did Toronto become part of America?
But the minimum is 200 not 398.98 so the judge could have decreased it again by almost half. As it is, it just seems like the political cop out "I don't like this bill that I am signing and supporting..."
You're confusing two things here. $398.98 is the amount the judge granted as "disgorged profits" -- in other words, money that UMaple directly made off of MapleStory's work. In this case, it's only the amount of money they made from AdSense revenue.
But that's separate from the copyright infringment. The infringement penalties have nothing to do with any money that UMaple made; it's just a statutory penalty with mandatory minimums for each copy. That's where the minimums come in.
I thought the same thing, and was thus expecting that the first response from Tesla would have been "$40,000 is a completely ridiculous, inflated number with no basis in reality." But that's not their response. It's not even, "Yeah, earlier versions of our technology could have had this issue, but we've totally fixed it for the upcoming Model S and Model X versions". But no, the response we're getting from Tesla is more along the lines of "well, yeah, you need to keep it plugged in."
Which frankly makes me think that it's not a made up number at all.
A nobody claims that a billion dollar company doesn't know what it is doing.
Michael Stonebreaker is probably the best-known database researcher alive. He invented Ingres, the first relational database, and developed the core of what is now PostgreSQL. Since moving to MIT, he's continued to push some of the bounds of database technology.
Disagreeing with his conclusions here due to the success of Facebook is reasonable. But to call him a nobody exposes your ignorance, not his.
Exactly, not a land grab. On the other hand, you also have the BBC...
host -t AAAA www.bbc.co.uk
www.bbc.co.uk is an alias for www.bbc.net.uk.
www.bbc.net.uk has IPv6 address 2001:4b10:bbc::2
Um, the Think Different campaign started in 1997. The 1984 commercial was in, well, 1984. Do you really think that Apple kept the same marketing campaign for over 13 years, through two different upheavals of leadership?
My point was about the code pinkers and Cyndi Sheehan types who were protesting both wars and now can't be found anywhere.
Since Obama's inauguration, Cindy Sheehan has been arrested twice in front of the White House for protesting. She's demonstrated outside of his vacation home in Martha's Vineyard, and was doing the same on the streets of Oslo when he was getting the Nobel Prize. Code Pink is still protesting; I can easily find a reference to them doing so last Halloween in front of the White House.
Now ask yourself; is the problem with the protesters going away, or is the problem with the news media?
It's not that ITA doesn't search all airlines, it's that Southwest's agreements with ITA don't allow for cross-carrier comparisons.
Intriguingly, Southwest uses ITA behind the scenes for their flight searches, so you're still giving us money for the $88 flight.
Well under the current system they are either turned away or forced to pay some exorbitant amount.
Actually, under the current system they are turned away if their condition isn't dire. Otherwise, they get treated and billed an exorbitant amount. Usually they are unable to pay, so in most cases the hospital has to eat the cost, but they'll try to defray it by raising the rates that they're charging the insurance companies, which gets passed on to the rest of us.
But there are provisions that will take place immediately -- things like making sure that young children can't be denied from a new plan due to a pre-existing condition, prohibit dropping people from a plan when they get sick, letting dependents stay on their parents' policies until the age of 26, adding tax credits to small businesses to allow for coverage purchase. It would be pretty easy for Democrats to spin taking those things away as a bad thing.
There's one thing I noticed in the health care debate, none of the Democrats proposed voters get the same health care as congress gets.
Actually, Congress uses an insurance exchange system (the FEHBP) that serves as the model for the Democrat's health care overhaul -- the FEHBP has a variety of plans in the exchange, and they can pick the one that best suits their needs. In fact, the Democratic plan actually states Congress and their staff will have to move from the FEHBP to the main insurance exchanges.
I disagree, and the usability bugs I currently have open on Apple's bug tracking system agree with me.
I love the fact that your corroborating witness here are your own bug filings. It's actually less compelling than "I'm totally right, because my mom agrees with me."
Not to pick on you, because I basically agree with your point, but I found that statement rather humorous.
A real "nerd" would recognize that the distinction between city and town is essentially a nebulous one, and do more research to determine what the distinction would be before calling something an "elementary mistake" or labeling people they don't know a "sensationalist manipulator".
For example, in the US, the designation of "city" is controlled by state laws, and as such is determined by any of a number of factors, such as type of government or incorporation status of the community. Vermont has nine cities, the smallest of which has fewer than 3000 people.