I'm starting to worry that Elon Musk is getting spread too thin. Space-X, Tesla, Hyperloop, automatic driving, plus this. We really need for Space-X and Tesla to succeed.
Maybe the key to success will ultimately lie in Musk giving those businesses (and the people who run them day-to-day) the space they need to make their own decisions.
Apollo 13 is hardcore real, only strained interpersonal dynamics were hammed up from what actually happened.
My understanding is that the way that film presents the multiple crises (air filter conversion, weight discrepancy due to lack of lunar samples, fixed point needed for avoiding gimble lock during manual burn) also had, shall we say, "Hollywood conversion" applied to their time frames and threat-to-survival-legitimacy levels. Not that it wasn't an awesome movie, but they tweaked more than one aspect of the story to keep it compelling.
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Though I found that simply by searching the author's exact phrase above, so hat-tip to him.
I'm unclear from the article whether there was a control group that was exposed to the same VR environment without a projected heart beat indicator and/or whether the researchers tried projecting the heart beat indicator on one or more images that were not the user's own image.
I also didn't see any indication this was related to an article being published in a pier review journal, which essentially just makes it complete hearsay. On the way home I think I'll ask the sasquatch who lives next to the bike trail whether he thinks claims like this deserve journalistic coverage.
Even though they share the same branding and (usually) the same product selection, they function as if they are separate companies.
I was at a Sears B&M and inquired why the Sears.com website had better pricing on a particular Craftsman tool (about $1.80 cheaper on a $12 product). The salesman (early-20s kid) replied "Well, they're actually our competitor."
Talk about missing the ONE advantage...
Kohl's, on the other hand, mostly gets it - allowing you to return in-store what you buy online, and if you order online from an in-store kiosk you get free S&H.
I don't feel the need to post this in response the request for a car analogy, but rather in response to any intended real world application of biometric security.
I mean, what is so difficult about reading all my incoming emails in the order I see them...like I've done with email since I first got email on the internet in about '93.
Yeah, I mean, just like back in '93 when I used to get all those facebook invites to my email. And the craigslist responses. And the messages from my state government about my license plates needing renewed. The updates on the status of my federal income tax return. Messages from PayPal about changes to policies on availability of funds on their system. Notification from my bank about my checking account balance. Statements and bill notifications from all of my utilities providers. Receipts for pizzas I ordered online, as well as information about when the delivery was expected.
You'd almost think that in addition to attracting a larger mass of personal correspondence due to the ubiquity of internet access for the whole world, we're generating more automated messages of varying degrees of import by consuming goods and services that somehow haven't always been around.
The Macintosh is Xerox technology at its best.