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Why not provide a stylus and an app that would make the iPad behave like electronic paper.
I would pay good money for electronic paper. It doesn't even need to have anything else - just a good electronic paper device.
For instance, the whole 0.999... = 1 thing. I think that's a load of crap. You can bring in all sorts of complex calculations, but the fundamental rules (as we're taught) say a run-on number like 0.999... goes on forever. No matter how far back you get, there's a 9 at the end. That 9 isn't going to get a 1 added to it and start a domino effect to magically make it 1.
It's not that 0.999... turns into 1, 0.999... IS 1. 0.999... is simply another way to represent the number 1, just like 2/2 is. Not only that, there is no 9 at the end because there is no end.
If we didn't try security at all, highjackings and bombings would probably happen on a weekly basis.
What makes you think this? It's not like trains/buses/busy malls/crowded security lines get blown up weekly.
you mean sort of a You-and-You-and-YouTube?
Or, we could just start using IP multicast for all audio and video streaming. We're talking 15 year old technology here... why isn't anybody using it?
Becuase nobody watches the same thing at the same time?
250kBs that's 2000 of the 100000 bits per second I was sold (10 megabit connection)
Nitpick: that's 2000000 (2mbit) of 10000000 (10mbit)
Download rates actually typically decrease when your upload rate increases even though the connection is bidirectional and should have no issues doing both at once.
This is because when you download, your computer send packets back to the source to say "Yes, I got this". So, if you use the upstream for uploading a file, the download can't get its packets out fast enough to keep up with the downstream.
It's not a screen, it's digital paper. There's no touchable form of this yet.
One sony and both iRex devices seem to have touchscreen capability, according to this page.
Point it to a directory and give it a regex and you can find every file whose content matches.
Isn't this what grep is for?
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