So you advocate an immediate halt to all unnatural emission? (i.e. completely stop burning fossil fuels today)
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If a company is incompetent enough to ship such insecure software, why would you trust that their firmware drivers were safe. If a company thinks its good econmic sense to ship adware, why would trust them use high quality components where they might save a few cent by cheaper low quality ones.
I have bought thinkpads in the past, because they are great hardware (i like the track point, wide set of ports even on the ultraportable x series, replacable battery, easily swapable disks, IPS screens). But my 18 month old x230 has just developed a random shutdown fault, so my opinion of Lenovo is failling fast.
Thanks, great examples. Heartbleed was found because by a company (google) who wanted to audit the code they were using. Because openSSL is opensource they were able to do that.
I'll believe that Jolla is more secure when they release the source code.
Nice to see an IPS screen. Still to few laptops with them (and not always easy to tell from spec sheets).
"The major natural source of radioactivity in plant tissue is potassium: 0.0117% of the naturally-occurring potassium is the unstable isotope potassium-40 (40K). This isotope decays with a half-life of about 1.25 billion years (4×1016 seconds), and therefore the radioactivity of natural potassium is about 31 Bq/g – meaning that, in one gram of the element, about 31 atoms will decay every second. Plants naturally contain other radioactive isotopes, such as carbon-14 (14C), but their contribution to the total activity is much smaller. Since a typical banana contains about half a gram of potassium, it will have an activity of roughly 15 Bq. Although the amount in a single banana is small in environmental and medical terms, the radioactivity from a truckload of bananas is capable of causing a false alarm when passed through a Radiation Portal Monitor used to detect possible smuggling of nuclear material at U.S. ports."
Replacing 100 shell scripts with a single binary is a simplification.
I don't see why the active areas of the drag handles couldn't be a few pixels bigger than the visible areas. that way you could avoid wasting precious screen space, but still have easy to resize widows.
MATE have been migrating their forks of the GNOME 2 apps from GTK2 to 3 without removing features.
OMG WTF TLA OCR CCGs?
Wait, Fox News is a comedy channel right? https://www.youtube.com/watch?...
Can be used for good or evil. Depends if control is in the hands of the hardware manufacturers or the users.
Running Raspbian Jessie on a raspberrypi with systemd here. Works great.
Nuclear is currently the safest energy source (measure in deaths per KWh http://www.forbes.com/sites/ja... ). Even in the worst combination of things going wrong, the harm to people is small, while there are hundreds of fatal accidents in the fossil fuel industry each year (search for something like 'gas explosion' on google news).
Imagine if cars were held to the same standards as nuclear power plants. You'd need to get crash rates below 1 in 100 million user years. Make sure that even in the worst crash imaginable (e.g. car at max speed hitting a crowd of people) nobody (except maybe the driver) was exposed to a harmful level of force. All fuel would need to be transported in something that could survive being hit by a plane. All emissions would have to be captured and stored until they were safe. You could get road deaths down from the 1.2 million per year ( https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/... ) (not including deaths from pollution) but I think cars would not be cheap.