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Comment: Re:i wonder.. (Score 1) 530

by skirmish666 (#45213507) Attached to: First Experimental Evidence That Time Is an Emergent Quantum Phenomenon
The velocity of A _relative_ to B is velocityA+velocityB. There's no rule in physics that says two photons travelling to a common point from opposite directions are slowed down relative to each other.
If I can see two lights located one light second away from me in opposing directions and they're both turned on simultaneously the photons that reach me will both arrive at the same time, one second after they're turned on. They're moving at light speed relative to the medium they're travelling through, not each other.

Comment: OSX Lion (Score 1) 1040

My experiences with Snow Leopard vs Lion

Dropped:

  • 2D array of spaces, replaced with 1D. Like remembering exactly how many screens away your work is when using multiple screens?
  • Tiling all windows in one screen so you can easily pick out the app window you want to access, replaced with ability to see all windows of one app at a time. Like working with only one app?
  • Ability to easily reorganise windows with one guesture, then a single click per window, replaced with a three step process per window. Say I have 10 windows I want to move, first move to the screen with the app window I want to move, then open mission control, then drag the app window to the screen you want it in.

Seriously, why Apple?

+ - Steve Jobs dead at 56->

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skirmish666 (1287122) writes "Apple's board of directors today released a statement confirming Mr Jobs's death:
"We are deeply saddened to announce that Steve Jobs passed away today. Steve's brilliance, passion and energy were the source of countless innovations that enrich and improve all of our lives. The world is immeasurably better because of Steve. His greatest love was for his wife, Laurene, and his family. Our hearts go out to them and to all who were touched by his extraordinary gifts.

Read more: http://www.theage.com.au/technology/technology-news/steve-jobs-dead-apple-confirms-former-ceo-loses-fight-20111006-1lag8.html#ixzz1ZxGguPVt"

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+ - Court rules Against Studios in Piracy Case-> 1

Submitted by skirmish666
skirmish666 (1287122) writes "The giants of the film industry have lost their appeal in a lawsuit against ISP iiNet in a landmark judgment handed down in the Federal Court today.
The appeal dismissed today had the potential to impact internet users and the internet industry profoundly as it sets a legal precedent surrounding how much ISPs are required to do to prevent customers from downloading movies and other content illegally."

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