Yeah, it's not like anyone has posted this story to Slashdot today.
Power and heat. In a large server farm, those are king.
2.5s are less power hungry and generate less heat than 3.5s or 5.25s.
Hell, back around 1990 or so, I was working on a touchscreen interface for the Army, and we had to test with arctic gloves.
For POC on the algorithms, I brought in some ski gloves, then we used the real arctic gloves for QA.
Mod parent up.
George Mallory knew it. Hell, Robert Burns knew it back in the 1700s. "A man's reach should exceed his grasp, or what's a heaven for?"
The problem with living in Austin is that you're subject to the Texas Legislature.
Just like the problem with Silicon Valley and LA (Disclaimer: I live in LA) is that you are subject to the California Legislature.
Here.... I've got evidence for you.
If I take a picture, and a woman's bikini covered boobs happen to be in it, am I guilty?
Believe it or not, juries sometimes actually DO the right thing, even when sexual predators are involved.
WARNING: Anecdotal evidence follows:
About 15 years ago, I was the jury foreman on a particularly disgusting case... the guy was accused of doing his daughters. We were only able to convict him of one count: "Contributing to the delinquency", because we all agreed that he showed his daughters porn.
We hung on 4 other charges, oddly enough with 4 different splits. On one of the charges, I was one of those voting to acquit.
Except that in the oriignal novel, the message is. "ALL THESE WORLDS ARE YOURS EXCEPT EUROPA. ATTEMPT NO LANDINGS THERE."
Of course, in the novel, there was no stupid Cold War subplot, either.
My point was that you're paying for maybe 10Mbps downstream.
So $RANDOM_USER uses you as a hotspot, and downloads, oh, let's say the latest Fedora DVD. Over Http.
How do you think that will affect the remaining bandwidth available to *YOU*?
And in addiiton, what about the fact that they're eating up your bandwidth?
That stupid bitch.
Precisely. When I was at UCSC, the students were agitating for a course in
The department (quite rightly) ignored our plea.
I guess Apple was worried about the Knights who say (Open) NI!!!
By the prison, not the Judge/Jury, as I understand it.