yEd - runs on them all, and good enough for me
yEd - runs on them all, and good enough for me
.... OR... perhaps it is because there are no copyright/patent/trademark minefields in those countries that makes it so cheap and easy to produce high tech products there?
Perhaps it is time to realize that legal battles are not for free and that if you have enough of them their costs will be reflected in the cost of doing business. They're a drag on your economy that produces nothing by itself.
Only in America a faceless behemoth with no scruples or accountability at all is equated with a person. It's a wonder the rest of the world doesn't see how much alike the two are.
I'll learn to live without a phone / pad if my only choice was Apple.
Perhaps Google should start asking money to be included in search results, seems only fair.
You must be doing it wrong. WORA is working perfectly for me and everyone I've met in the field at the various companies I've worked for in the past 15 years. Usually it is written and tested on Windows boxes, and deployed on Linux, already at my most recent job it is developed on Linux and deployed on Solaris.
It's not all that bad these days.
Garbage collection will only pause for user noticeable times when running huge memory sets (think gigabytes). Some care must be taken not to overdo the creation of garbage -- ie, throwing away a full frame of HD video as garbage at 24fps can create 100's of MB's of garbage per second. Even under those loads it is possible with some tuning to get a smooth experience though.
Objects these days can be allocated on the stack if the compiler determines it doesn't escape the method it was created in (escape analysis).
As to your other points, I don't see any of them as down-sides, they are minor issues at best in properly written Java software. We're more worried about design and long term maintainability and compatibility.
Allowed to possess fire-arms. Check.
Believe in own superiority. Check.
Wow, that's like worrying that we can't get to all that water stored at the bottom of the ocean...
Don't forget to click on the '1 year' button... what you are seeing is the loss over the past day.
Go to 8:00 orso, and you can see it recognizing traffic lights, and positions of other vehicles. The self-driving cars have all the advantages -- better sensors, better reaction times, better knowledge of their own vehicle's capabilities and state, can be trained to drive under any condition and they will only get better at driving as time passes.
Add running water the car, a make-up kit and/or shaver and I'll know what I'll be doing on my "daily" commute. If my car was an automatic, I'd be brushing my teeth, shaving, reading a good book, watching a video, reading the newspaper, whatever...
I'm sure that I can entertain myself for 10% longer when I don't have to deal with assholes on the road myself.
They don't need to watch brake lights, they will notice the braking even if those lights are broken -- unlike humans. They will have sensors that can determine the locations of obstacles (which includes moving obstacles like other cars) and thus they can calculate their speed and acceleration.
As for spacing, these cars can react in a fraction of the time it takes a human to react. You could have them drive almost bumper to bumper (even with the car infront being a normal car) and they would never hit each other during braking/acceleration -- assuming the braking power is equal for all the cars.
I'm also sure that they will yield, and that they can switch lanes if the current lane is way below the speed limit (like a truck blocking it unloading stuff, or a farm vehicle driving on it). See some of the videos demonstrating Google's car... they show you what kind of information the car has (using lasers, radar, etc), how they classify obstacles, and how they deal with situations on cross-roads.
They can recognize traffic signs, traffic lights, distinguish pedestrians from static objects like a mailbox, etc.. recognizing a flashing direction indicator, or the car moving slightly towards the lane they want to go (which is how I often recognize people that want to switch lanes before they even indicate) should be easy in comparison.
just use whatever layout, and don't look at the keys (or just overwrite them with a marker). I would never adapt a new layout just because the keyboard tells me too
Run without swap for a while, and you'll begin to understand what difference it makes. Every single app that is on your taskbar responds immediately, always, whether you used it 5 seconds ago or 3 days ago, it makes no difference.
Swap, while theoritically allowing optimal RAM use, depends heavily on the accuracy of its predictions of when I want to do something. Unfortunately, this prediction algorithm basically comes down to "swap stuff out that hasn't been used recently", which is piss-poor at predicting what I want to do next.
Since I have plenty of RAM, and donot want the system to cache:
- the 8 GB MKV file that I just watched
- the 100 GB of files that were processed in the overnight backup/virus scan
- the 20 GB of downloads/uploads that were done overnight
"And do you think (fop that I am) that I could be the Scarlet Pumpernickel?" -- Looney Tunes, The Scarlet Pumpernickel (1950, Chuck Jones)