I feel it necessary to point out, though, that OS X is not a microkernel system comparable to Minix
While this is true, it's worth noting that a lot of the compartmentalisation and sandboxing ideas that most of the userland programs on OS X employ (either directly or via standard APIs) have roots in microkernel research. OS X is in the somewhat odd situation of having userspace processes that are a lot more like multiserver microkernels than its kernel...
solid state *integrated circuit* tech was made for missile (defense and space) use first. Space program has indeed been a driver for that.
you are funny, how about most the USA where heat in the winter is mandatory? not viable?
eh, all that good old stuff is in a national permanent storage system called Usenet archives
I hope I'm wrong, but I don't see much reason for hope.
You clearly don't understand Bitcoin (as your description of it so eloquently conveys) if you think its primary purpose is to launder money.
He didn't say that (just as the primary purpose of laundry detergent isn't to launder money, it's to wash clothes. LTR). He said the reason Silk Road used it is to launder money. There's a difference.
The criteria of the test were defined, the criteria of the test was passed. Please share your superior intellect and explain to my poor retard self how it has not passed.
Because the results are not reproducible. The logical conclusion is that there was some problem with the experiment.
They are shifting them again.
Read this post. Also consider that the test proposed comes from Ada Lovelace, who predated the Turing test by a long way.