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Comment Re:Homesteading (Score 1) 269

Sure, but the theory is based on natural rights philosophy (independent of government meddling) and is a prescriptive theory of how legal systems should operate, rather than descriptive theory of how they do operate.

Comment Re:UDP ... (Score 1) 151

Presumably the reduced overhead of UDP was considered by the developers to be a worthwhile tradeoff against the convenience and stronger guarantees afforded by TCP.

Comment Re:Great potential (Score 3, Insightful) 404

One problem, and the great attraction of this way of doing things, is that most software companies don't have too many programmers worth $120k. Lots of $50k-$80k, but not so much on the higher end of the pay scale until you get into research divisions at big companies like Microsoft or Google or IBM.

Submission + - In Calculator Arms Race, Casio Fires Back: Color Touchscreen ClassPad (cemetech.net) 2

KermMartian writes: "In what seems to be an accelerating arms race for graphing calculator supremacy between Texas Instruments and Casio, the underdog Casio has fired a return salvo to the recently-announced TI-84 Plus C Silver Edition. The new ClassPad fx-CP400 has a massive color touchscreen and a Matlab-esque CAS. Though not accepted on the SAT/ACT, will such a powerful device gain a strong following among engineers and professionals?"

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