Unless you want to turn the class into a bunch of Luddites who become the next Theodore Kaczynski, don't expose them to Kurzweil and Doctorow's crap. Think of the children.
Dear god your office sounds horrible, and you must live in an insufferable city. If my coworkers wanted to settle a check with bitcoins, I'd lobby to get them fired. Do they all like Ron Paul too?
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Except it isn't uncommon for ISPs to cache the DNS records longer than the TTL says (I'm looking at you, Charter). Of course Charter also returns their own IP to any DNS query that doesn't resolve, along with a "helpful" search page with ads to try and make more money. You can opt-out, but that just sets a cookie in your browser, which still fucks up everything else (like ping).
Samsung has a history of not upgrading its Android phones. I got a Samsung Moment the day it came out (November 2009), and Samsung stopped updating the phone less than a year after it was released. It's ridiculous to have a 2 year contract on a phone and not get the newer versions of Android that come out during the 2 year period, unless there is a hardware based issue for not being able to upgrade. I ended up rooting my phone and getting an update from the xda developer forum. but it's ridiculous that I'd even have to do that.
The Moment also a GPS issue, which relates to poor hardware design. I decided I'm never getting a Samsung phone after this whole experience, especially when friends who had a Motorola Droid or other similar phones were getting the new versions of Android pretty soon after they were released. I get the impression Samsung just wants you to go buy a new phone every year, and don't care at all at keeping the existing users happy. Nothing tells people they made the wrong choice like EOL'ing a product that is less than a year old.
Good garbage collectors manage locality of reference, copying and compacting objects together to ensure cache hits when possible. This is nothing new, and you can find papers from the early 1990s talking about this. This is one of the reasons given for the many times when Java does run faster than something like C++.
And yet you lack the basic understanding that using "FAIL" means you're a fucking idiot who belongs on icanhazcheezburger - shouldn't you be posting image macros somewhere?
That's a good statement, but Franklin didn't say it.
Oops i don't mean "explain his getting pulled over", but explain why his pulse was elevated and his eyes were shifty when the cop was interviewing him after pulling him over for speeding
Except when it doesn't require a warrant, as in this case. It's helpful to read the PDF of the case as the court will go over all the exceptions to requiring a warrant to search a vehicle (and there are a lot of them).
From page 32:
in permissible warrantless search, police may search 'every purse, briefcase, or other container within' the car's passenger compartment]
Now the real question is was this a permissible warrantless search, as the reasoning was:
Cop thinks guy is under influence of stimulants, cop says "drug users often sell drugs to support their habit", "people who sell drugs often have evidence of it on their cell phone", "evidence of the crime of which Red was arrested (DUI) may therefore be found on his phone", "Im going to search the phone". In the end, Reid wasn't even under the influence of stimulants, however the car was littered with energy drink cans, so that might explain his getting pulled over (along with being nervous as he had a handgun illegally under his seat)
When I updated to Firefox 7 it said Java and some PDF creator software I had didn't upgrade. about:plugins still shows the java plugins though, so I have no idea what the Java addon was (it actually said 2 java addons weren't able to get upgraded).
Yep this comment pretty much sums it up nicely, along with the one above about the EULA.
Maybe you should be fascinated by the law of your country, and actually look up treason:
"Whoever, owing allegiance to the United States, levies war against them or adheres to their enemies, giving them aid and comfort within the United States or elsewhere, is guilty of treason and shall suffer death, or shall be imprisoned not less than five years and fined under this title but not less than $10,000; and shall be incapable of holding any office under the United States. "
Hint #1: the "owing allegiance to the United States" part is the important bit
Hint #2: Julian Assange is not a US citizen
The rev limiter is there precisely so you don't hurt anything, once a year would be ridiculous. What it can't stop is people with a manual transmission shifting to a lower gear when the RPMs are too high, which will create an unavoidable over-rev situation.
Remove by hand to me means manually disinfecting a non-overwriting virus. It's not that hard to do if you can follow assembly language, have a knowledge of the executable's format, and know a bit about how a virus works. For your average virus of the 90s, simply changing the program's entry point back to the original location was sufficient to disinfect a file, and it was easy to find this location as the virus always stores it (at least if the program's still going to run).
In retrospect he probably meant how to use some kind of AV software, but to me that's removing with the use of software, not by hand.