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Comment Re:Smart or not... (Score 1) 105

The article put the wrong picture in there. Notice it does say Next 1000 in there. BMW (the parent company), is planning a
Mini Copper Next 1000
BMW Next 1000
Rolls Royce Next 1000

The BMW next 1000 which is supposed to have a removable steering wheel, but still that picture isn't quite right, I'm not sure where its from but the RR next 1000 that is not.

Comment Re:Radiation (Score 1) 412

It should be possible if you plan a descent to be opposite a "normal" assent from Mars (not that we have done that).
Its 3800 deltaV from Mars surface to low Mars orbit, it should be similar cost to land.
That said, 3800 deltaV is still a lot, and I can't imagine it would be feasible to "stage" a re-entry.

Comment Re:Generic? (Score 1) 211

There is also a difference between.

I need an internet connection.
and
I need a connection to the Internet.

I personally would capitalize the later but not the first, previous AP guide said that both should be capitalized.

I wonder if there is a difference between. "The Internet is down," and, "My internet is down" ??

Comment Re:Yeah, so... (Score 1) 655

Self driving taxis (which eventually most self driving cars will be, why own?) will make taking public transit much easier though. No need to worry about where you are going to park. Take the taxi to the metro, take the taxi to your final destination. It solves the last mile problem of public transportation in rural areas nicely.

Comment Kiosk good but won't replace jobs. (Score 1) 921

I've seen a few fast food restaurants add ordering kiosk around here. Its seems to actually improve service and doesn't impact jobs.
Normally, the person taking your order normally is constantly switching between taking your older and trying to fill your order. They also have to constantly swap gloves as they deal with cash then food and visa versa (or they don't). Allow the workers to concentrate on the main job of making food and they produce a better and more hygienic product. At places with kiosk they seem to have just as many workers, but they are more productive and the lines are much shorter and things move at a quicker pace.

Comment Re:I dont care about JBoss or Containers (Score 1) 50

https://www.centos.org/legal/t...
The CentOS Marks are trademarks of Red Hat, Inc. (âoeRed Hatâ).

That said, the source code is open and CentOS remains a "community project". RedHat could certainly legally close the doors of CentOS and the community could just reassemble under a different name.

Comment Re:Cool (Score 2) 92

Honestly, I think the idea of being able to specify and exact perimeter does make sense in some cases. Essentially it means "if you can get inside this door, you can access the wifi".
A fun application of this could be having internet and no internet rooms so people A more practical example might be for conferences or conventions where you what to provide free wifi to your guest.

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