Seumas you have no idea how much I agree with you on this one.
Last time a similar story was posted (couldn't find the link), somebody brought up that autism/aspergers as being the new "chic" diagnosis....it has everything a parents wants, an excuse to justify their child's behavioral issues as a manifestation of a disability which allows them to absolve themselves of any parenting failures with a label that's associated with high intelligence.
To the GP, as the parent of a severely autistic child this isn't at all reprehensible, providing autistic individuals with any kind of vocational/technical training is doing them, and their family/caregiver, a huge service. We just hope that Rachel will have an opportunity like this some day.
I took the extra large web image and decided to draw some lines to connect large (12 pixel or more), bright (50% luminous) objects together. The point was to try to find large regions of relatively dark sky in the image. Why? The original deep field images were taken upon "black" sky to see what really long exposures could find. Now with the ultra deep field images, it's plenty clear that most "black" sky has lots of galaxies visible. So, in the future, it'd probably be a good idea to take an ultra deep field image of a "black" part of the ultra deep field image just to see how deep the rabbit hole goes.
Besides, the images are pretty.
PS - I used two slightly different, slowish python scripts to do the actual drawing. I'll post them as well, if anyone is interested.
How about those iPhone worms?
sudo is a command. Not an account. Besides, if the user account has a poor password, then chances are that one of these is true:
a) The user and root accounts have the same password.
b) The root account has a different but similarly insecure password.
c) The user made a file with the root password:
i) The file has mode 660, so all you need is the user's password
ii) The file has mode 666, so all you need is nobody access.
d) The user somehow managed to get
Always wondered who and how they plan out which direction they use to cut new rooms.
They used state of the art simulation software, of course.
The PS3 used to be able to rip Bluray DVDs merely by using dd. I assume that Sony put a stop to that, however.
Galvanised steel (steel with a very thin zinc coating) is routinely used for fencing.
Well, yes, but how important is the choice of metal when you're not actually dueling to the death?
That would be all well and good if the application of law was actually clearly dictated to solve a problem.
However, if you've ever watched a court case involving a victim (or a victim's family), especially one with a jury and ESPECIALLY one involving the media, the closing statement is always hinged on "help the victim feel that justice was done". And inevitably, the jury decision hinges strongly on the victim (and family) on the stand, crying about how they won't ever feel whole until this crazy man is locked up forever.
On the macro and philosophical level the justice system may be about solving a problem, but on the micro psychological level, it's about revenge and retribution.
While I don't necessarily disagree with you, I just want to make sure you understand that when you consider both sides.
That's a pretty good analogy. And, taking it further, IQ has no capability whatsoever of measuring the effectiveness of recursive comedy.
Real computer scientists like having a computer on their desk, else how could they read their mail?