Please stop. They're annoying.
Someone mod the parent post up. Linux 2.6 is bigger than Linux 2.4. systemd is also much larger than init.
From my router:
root@Linksys E1200 v1:/sbin# ls -Fsl init
12 -rwxr-xr-x 1 root root 12635 May 27 2013 init*
12KB for init vs. 1.3MB for systemd. systemd privides no tangible benefit over init for a router (or at least to justify its size increase).
there are no games!!! What's the point of a corporate social network if users can't grow virtual crops and live stock???
Get an HTC. That's what I did. The HTC One M8 is a pretty solid phone. Or get a Nexus phone or the OnePlus One.
Oh, looks like Geohot figured out how to root the AT&T and Verizon S5s. Guess he gets the $18k bounty!
There's always going to be a flaw such that a new ROM can be installed. It's just a matter if whether there are enough interested technical people to figure it out. The Kindle Fires are rootable and have Cyanogenmod ROMs.
How so? LG G2 has a similar processor as the S5 (Snapdragon 800 vs 801) but a larger screen and similar camera. Plus all carrier variants of the G2 are rootable now. That's not the case for the S5.
I ran into this issue since I'm on AT&T. Originally bought a Samsung Galaxy
S 5 and promptly returned it because it's currently not rootable. So then I bought an HTC One M8 when I found out there's manufacturer support for rooting. You can also wait for the Cyanogemod Official phone (looks pretty nice too)
You don't have to run fast, just faster than the other guy.
It's impressive but relatively speaking, still easy. Now if they can do English to Japanese and vice versa, that would be taking it to 11.
The problem with diesel cars in the USA is that they're more expensive than current hybrids (particularly the Prius) and diesel fuel is on average more expensive at the pump than 87 octane gasoline.
Also driving slower, not driving full throttle and hard braking to a stop light/sign, etc.
I used to have an 2008 MkV Jetta with the 2.5L gasoline engine. The government said I should be getting 21/29mpg city/highway. My best was 46 mpg driving from Sacramento to San Diego. Now I have a Prius V, and I get better gas mileage than that without even trying.
They include the DeHaviland Comet - a fantastic aircraft which set the standard in the airliner industry for decades to come. It did suffer from a design flaw which caused several crashes, but those crashes helped us learn a lot more about metal fatigue and the structural integrity of aircraft, and lead directly to improved safety in later designs. It was also fixed as soon as it was identified. Suggesting that the Comet was one of "the worst planes" - or that it should have never have flown - is just plane ignorant.
Thank you for not putting in "no pun intended." How I hate that phrase. Now I look like the asshole for pointing it out.
So the MiG 23 wasn't as popular as the MiG 21. That doesn't really make it a failure. Their first two examples were definite failues ( Fairey Battle and Douglas TBD Devastator): easy to shoot down.
Conversely, this high bar makes it very difficult to improve on invasive but adequate treatments. Consider mastectomy for early-stage breast cancer: it works pretty well, and that makes it damned near impossible to test any alternative treatment that might work just as well or better, and which would certainly be less invasive.
We already do. It's called "lumpectomy with sentinel node biopsy" for small enough tumors. No need to take off the entire breast.
I worked on a cancer-therapy project once and had the clever idea of applying the technique we were using--which was aimed at something that was incurable at the time--to certain kinds of breast cancer, which was just similar enough to be an interesting candidate for the technique. I talked to a breast cancer researcher and he said, "That's a really clever idea. It sounds plausible. I can't do anything with it." And then explained the above reasoning.
This means that we tend to focus on treatments for currently untreatable cancers, and once we have something that is semi-OK, the rate of improvement goes way down. It doesn't go to zero, by any means, but the incentives shift in a way that is both perfectly logical and kind of perverse.
What technique were you doing? Surgical? Medical?