Isn't AZ too hot? Do you really want a data center where the temperature quite often approaches 110 degrees?
Las Vegas isn't much cooler than Phoenix (maybe 10 degrees most of the time), yet Switch is doing booming business here with datacenters popping up all over town. The temperature outside hasn't been much of an impediment for them.
a package values more than a life?!?!?
A thief's life is of no value to me, or to society in general. If anything, a thief imposes a negative value on society: he contributes nothing useful, but takes what he wants from those who have earned what they have.
They're nowhere near as common on this side of the border. This article explains why:
What else do you call a two dollar bill?
Rare, because you rarely come across them.
you are charged based on the downloaded amount
Are you sure of that? Last time I flew Southwest (just weeks ago), it was $8 per device per day, with no cap, though it's slow enough that you're not going to download huge amounts of data anyway.
I won't buy a laptop *without* a number pad.
How often do you actually use the keypad, and is it worth the annoyance of having the entire keyboard shifted to the left? You can also forget about anything with a 13- or 14-inch screen if you insist on a built-in keypad.
For the few occasions where I might need to enter lots of numeric data, there are USB keypads.
To be fair the machines with soldered on RAM are often that way because they already have the maximum that the chipset supports.
The thinnest notebooks out there use soldered-on RAM more than likely because sockets would make them thicker. It's not just Apple that's following this approach, either; I have a Dell Latitude 7370 that's fixed at 8 GB RAM. I wouldn't be surprised if a fair number of other "ultrabook" models took the same approach.
(Apparently the entire bottom panel is still removable with some screws, and the SSD is an M.2 (?) unit that can be replaced with something of larger capacity. Nobody's figured out a sufficiently low-profile method for accomodating RAM upgrades, though.)
If you're paying less than $20/mo for a VPS, you're shafted.
I'm paying less than $20 per quarter (actual rate is €15.12 IIRC) for Gentoo running on Xen. emerge -auND --with-bdeps=y --backtrack=100 @world works the same on it as it does on my desktop at home.
The point on a mobile device is pretty dubious, actually. Who in the world would like to watch a move on the tiny little screen?
When it's hanging off the seat in front of you, the average cellphone or tablet screen is big enough. Pop it into an Airhook and it'll just about be at eyeball height. I caught up on a couple of shows that way flying home this past weekend.
nobody wants to supervise someone with more experience than they have.
My sister's first job out of college was at a public university in the southwest where she hoped to pick up her master's while she worked. Her boss didn't have a degree, and set out to make her life miserable. Skip forward just a few months...mission accomplished.
As far as people shooting others, get rid of guns as much as possible and the number of shootings and deaths as well as crime in general will go down drastically.
Like it did in Australia? Oh, wait.
GFY, you gun-grabbing fascist.
It's weird. I remember when a sitting president was sued for sexual assault, and at the time Democrats didn't seem to find the allegations credible. Nor the rape allegations. Well, I'm sure they had their reasons beyond just, you know, rank hypocrisy.
If Democrats didn't have double standards, they'd have no standards at all.
"Just think of a computer as hardware you can program." -- Nigel de la Tierre