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Comment: Device drivers ? (Score 1) 161

by savuporo (#48785473) Attached to: Rust Programming Language Reaches 1.0 Alpha

Ok, if this is a systems programming language, where is the first RTOS kernel with all the necessary lowlevel bits and pieces to getting it running on a modest modren 32-bit MCU ? Say, any Cortex-M3 ? Device drivers for basics, register access ?
Because, it would be awesome to have all these theoretical safety guarantees and stuff, while programming hardware.
Is there even a cross-compiler ?

Comment: Ahead of NTSB (Score 2) 20

by savuporo (#48779487) Attached to: Virgin Galactic Test Flights To Restart This Year

Ok, here are claims made without a final conclusion by NTSB anywhere in sight. How the heck can they assume that NTSB does not come out and burn their entire design to ground ? How do they even assume NTSB investigation will conclude before end of the year ?

What a hubris.

Your design grandfather Rutan retired years ago, your chief designer left the company .. and you are still making these grandiose claims ?

Comment: Dr. K. Radhakrishnan for making ISRO work (Score 1) 299

by savuporo (#48705441) Attached to: Slashdot Asks: The Beanies Return; Who Deserves Recognition for 2014?

Radhakrishnan was basically Indias "W. von Braun" and made ISRO the success it is today - including MOM. He just retired today.
After delivering five consecutive successful PSLV missions, including the PSLV-C08 that lifted Chandrayaan-I, and leading several crucial technology development at the Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre (VSSC), Radhakrishnan took the reins of India's space programme in November 2009.

With the 12 successful PSLV missions, the successful launch of GSLV with indigenous cryogenic stage, the Mars Orbiter Mission, LVM-3 experimental flight with CARE module, the six Insat/GSAT satellites, three navigation satellites and six earth observation satellites (including RISAT-1, the first microwave imaging satellite), Radhakrishnan is leaving Isro at its “most glorified pedestal ever”, it said.
He has been nominated to Natures top ten scientists list
http://www.thehindu.com/sci-te...
http://www.business-standard.c...

Comment: Re:Well That About Wraps It Up For God (Score 4, Insightful) 755

by savuporo (#48701509) Attached to: Science Cannot Prove the Existence of God

It's not even logical to expect to prove God with science

It's not even logical for science to prove anything. Science either accepts or rejects ideas and theories based on evidence, and is always open to revise the previous acceptance or also rejects based on new evidence or new ways of looking at things.

http://undsci.berkeley.edu/tea...

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