You didn't watch TNG did you? Eugenics Wars, Sanctuary Districts, WW3
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Run fiber to each condo. It goes further than ethernet, does not get/cause RF interference, can be upgraded easier, and with the correct equipment can even have the TV on the same fiber.
So it would be like the FBI preventing access to a parking building full of cars. Then allowing the land owners to demolish it, because the management cannot pay the owners. The FBI then arrests anyone entering on trespassing charges, and allows the owners to demolish the building. The rubble including the cars is then re-purposed by the land owners.
Now that all the large chain book stores have disappeared from the landscape
What did Barnes & Noble close?
If you go to a Tech store that sells books, like MicroCenter, there are plenty of magazines covering a wide variety of subjects. Some of them have disks and others may have downloads.
Your math is off. it would be £40 a member.
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Autofocus in a video camera is a passive system that also uses the central portion of the image.
Last 4 digits and issuer are printed on most receipts. Sometimes even the name and expiration date are printed.
They have a reason. Its not a good one. I'm not aware of any GOOD reason for a 6 day outage.
The recent outage of Kernel.org had good reason. It was hacked, so they shut it down to re-build the systems.
You either rearrange the keys, buy stickers to go on the keys, or find a new keyboard. My Inspiron 1501 I rearranged the keys, but on my EEE I had to get stickers because not all the keys can be rearranged.
Tell that to the passengers on a bus or the other people in the car. And putting WiFi on buses would not help, since the bus would still need a way to get internet.
Fiber == 1Gbps possible
Fixed wireless == 1Gbps possible, but very expensive
Cellular wireless with LTE Advanced == ~100Mbps possible
Cellular wireless with USA 4G == upto ~50Mbps possible
So NO, FTTH is not pointless
How well does it perform when moving at 30mph and 60mph? So what if it works good an a stationary device on a network with very few users, that does not mean that it will work good with more users or while moving.
My Inspiron 1501 is still working, of course I have opened it to clean the heat-sink, replaced the HDD, added RAM, and replaced the wireless card.
For less than 3% of the current US defense budget, you could FULLY FUND NASA!!
Why the HELL is NASA always the FIRST thing talked about when cutting, and Defense always the LAST.
What is even worse is that since 1958-2010 NASA only spent $471.23 billion and the defense budget in 2010 was $685.1 billion.
Now someone needs to make one with a volume of 3*3*3 KM