Better options to have are OS kernels you run. You even have free slots for more!
* Free/Open/NetBSD kernel
* GNU Hurd kernel
* GNU Linux kernel
* Windows NT kernel
* Darwin kernel (OS X/iOS)
The issue that bothers me, is that asymmetrical encryption can utilize multiple keys for decrption, even when the keys are derived from quantum properties, by two parties, who is to know if there isn't a backdoor key thrown in the mix, on the satellite itself?
In-house product integration and automation was a marvel in it's time.
It's legacy, now, is a generation of companies locked-in to one platform, product and age. And a living nightmare to maintain it all.
I firmly believe in the axiom: Use XML as a solution, and then you have two problems.
It's astounding how proliferant such a shitty data structure has become.
Matter of fact, before Bill's wife came along he was hardly any kind of philantropist. She should be thanked for being the brains behind the goodwill.
Secondly, Slashdot, reading about the richest top 2% is *not* "news that matters".
I really wish for a \. content voting mechanism.
From a moral viewpoint, agreed.
From an entertainment angle, however, can we get one good day *without* news about 'twitter' or 'tweeting'? Seriously, Slashdot, I come for news that matters, not looney tunes news.
Gibson coined the term "cyberspace" in Neuromancer, with a protagonist who battled with substance abuse. Nothing childish about that.
From years of personal experience, I found by reading a (real) book for 30-60 minutes after working on tech, at night, solves the insomnia problem.
I have always attributed this to tech over-stimulating the brain, nothing more fantastic than that.
Not even if they pay me.
It's about opening your code for peer review and pull requests.
Sign me up!
Also, LMFTFY: Frist Post
Remember the time when those laptop batteries got recalled, over heating and exploding?
From burning crotches to burning feet, I dare say, consumer technology is improving!
Translated into a well placed car analogy: Always have a backup car.
They are called computers simply because computation is the only significant job that has so far been given to them.