"And the password security questions can't be user-defined"
^_^ Sure they can.
"Who was your first teacher?"
Or did you answer those questions honestly?
//User points out to ATMAvatar that almost all products are produced by two or three companies, and that almost all those companies have the same horrible practices.
Good point, of COURSE Americans are not obsessed with Vigilante justice.
Now excuse me, I must go watch Thor and Priest (And we have reruns of Ironman 1 and 2, and I must check my tivo for Chuck and 24 to see if those are ready, and how long has it been since Batman, etc etc etc).
So what you are saying is that the old school programers worked for a few hours and waited for the rest of the day to see if they have an error.
^_^ I would say we are more productive than that even WITH those "lazy and dumb" practices of ours.
Besides, most projects I cover tend to be linear in nature. In fact, the output of one script may negate the whole purpose of a second script or tool.
I would also suggest to you that most unproductive workers are workers who lack good communication with the clients. Many a script turned out to be unneeded or useless once the client gets what they asked for, as the client tends to be really saying "Figure out what I am thinking, stop asking me questions what do I pay you for!"
2) I think it was just to refute Steve Jobs who jabbed that Honeycomb was just "A phone os".
"How do we make a good paper?"
"Take other people's papers, say we wrote it, and then say our papers are better than theirs."
I also found out that Slashdot is proud of the fact that you can't edit or fix your comments. Nice to know.
Oh that is right, they actually gave 50,000,000 dollars ($10 mil each for 5 projects).
So you are saying they will roll out Fiber to 5 times as many places as they promise?
The Android operating system is a linux based OS that runs java virtual machines, every application in a separate machine with their own database.
You have to manually allow interaction between programs... it is quite stable.
Mind you, they will likely have xp or a stripped version of win 7 since the hardware will have to be cut down to compete with the bare min specifications the opponents will have.
^_^ I envision tablet PC's filling a gap between laptops and phones/book readers. Dirt cheap, multiple purpose, used the way netbooks were meant to be used.
Not sure high end tablets will take off though... I think if the hardware is good laptops with reversible screens are a better idea.
I feel the overly powerful media rights are WAY beyond reasonable, and raising ANYTHING to that level is absurd.
O.o Well they didn't care when we ran emulators, or homebrew. It was when we had one guy bragging about copying $60 games and playing them (In a way that was easy for everyone else to do with a simple burned CD) that they got concerned. Am I supposed to pretend that he DIDN'T brag specifically about stealing the games, which is how console makers make up the loss in hardware costs?
"Blame the person pulling the trigger"
I thought you said DON'T blame the hacker?
"If I tell somebody that I'm going to smack them if they don't stop whistling, and they continue to whistle, who is the person at fault?"
You are. Just like how Sony kept disabling our hacks to gain hardware access, but we kept 'Whistling' till they scrapped the whole thing.
And you know what? If you bought the PS3 ONLY for homebrew and emulators and so forth, removing otherOS doesn't affect you. Only when you try to play the newest games, newest movies, or on their private network do they require that you keep your system updated.
Sorry, feel free to go back to sony bashing. I know how popular that particular bus is.