a few years ago you didn't need to: 1kb was 1024 byte. it was defined like that. why don't we define 2 as 1 and 1 as 2 next ?
If you read closely, you'll see that the summary is kind of misleading. What canonical is actually doing is using SI prefixes for base-10 units, and IEC prefixes for base-2 units.
In other words, they will use 1kB for 1000 bytes and 1KiB for 1024 bytes. This is a good thing, it just means the UI should be consistent and you don't need to second-guess.
why bother regulating them? all Canadians use the internet for is to search for hockey scores, maple syrup, beavers, learning how to become a mountie, and learning how to best serve as America's hat.
Wow, you deserve a comedy award for that one.
There are some other sites which have had <video> support for a while now, such as omploader. It would be nice if some big sites like youtube get rid of flash too, but I'm not holding my breath.
Disclaimer: it's my site
There's your problem; you're a single male 20 year old with 5 years of experience (by default) and no driver training.
Actually I did have driver training when I was 15, just before I turned 16 and got my license. The problem is that it expires after 2 or 3 years.
means you're using a little less than $100 of fuel per week.
Maybe I could have worded that better by saying a tank lasts less than a week.
Given that there are ~52 weeks in a year, how can less than $100 a week in fuel add up to $7k/year?
a little less than 1 tank of fuel per week
Well, since everyone here thinks I'm full of crap, I decided to take a picture of my old insurance policy. Here's the first, and second picture. Note that the highlighted value is the annual cost (so the monthly payment was $489.67).
And for the record, I have a nearly perfect driving record (other than a couple speeding tickets when I was 16).
Technically, you only have a mix of the rights of a motorist and a pedestrian. Examples:
Sure, I'll bite.
Bicyclists are required to stay as close to the curb as possible.
Maybe this is the case where you live, but where I live (and in most other places) cyclists are viewed the same way as any other automobile on the road in the eyes of the law.
Pedestrians get priority over bicyclists on the sidewalk. Riding and crossing intersections too fast is an "unsafe operation" of a bicycle and possibly make you liable in a collision with a vehicle.
Actually, cycling on the sidewalk is illegal (where I live, and in most places as well). However, it's very easy to dismount a bicycle.
Bloody hell, where do you live that insurance is $450 per MONTH? Or perhaps you owned some crazy car, considering $650/mo payments... I used to pay about $100/mo for two cars...
As I mentioned in another comment, those dollars are CAD, and the cost of ownership for automobiles is a lot more here in Canada. Everything is more expensive, plus there is a 20% additional cost from the currency exchange. Even when the CAD was worth more than the USD, everything up here cost 10-40% more. Especially automobiles.
2) In the US, if you are on a bike, you do not have the rights of a pedestrian. You are bound by motor vehicle laws.
It takes approx. 2 seconds to go from being a cyclist to a pedestrian. It's really easy, I swear.
If you think the system is working, ask someone who's waiting for a prompt.