technically most of the Middle East is on the European continent
I find it hard to understand how “technically” most of the Middle East is in Europe, when none of the countries of the area are in the European continent. Only a small part of contemporary Turkey is to the west of Bosporus.
I used the word “country” in a parenthesized paragraph, because it wasn't essential to my message. (In my country, btw, voting isn't just allowed; it's obligatory for almost everyone of age; so now I know something about your country and you know something about mine. Let me get back to the issue at hand.)
My reply to your post was that the percentage of the total population is irrelevant to a quorum; it matters only what the percentage is amongst those who care: they care to vote, they care to run a company, they care to run and get elected for congressmen or senators or whatever they are called in each democracy. A fraction of votes over total population is useless (the
AC: So there's over 7 million of us who do? That's a quorum, let's get this happening!
KGIII: That is like
Does it really matter what percentage of the population it is? 100% of those who care is a quorum. Whatever the percentage of the remaining population, they don't care; ergo they don't get a vote since they never asked for one.
(A different take: a country might have 100 million population but you don't need more than 50 million votes to win an election with more than 50%.)
> The x86 addressing modes are so powerful that they even created an instruction to leverage the addressing generation logic without accessing memory...
I don't know which instruction they created, but it sounds dangerously close to the LEA instruction that existed on the 68008 my Sinclair QL was using, and it was neither Motorola nor Intel that originally came up with this idea.
BTW: 68k assembly was a pleasure to write.
..."let there be light" in God-speak, no wonder that our guys didn't get the tree warning.
Type what you want to do, and you'll find what you want
Sure. That was the theory for Zork too.
Sorry, the torrent I downloaded was a better version than yours. I'm not sure about compression differences, but my version has all of the extras included.
I didn't understand your question was intended as rhetorical; that's why I answered it. Perhaps you should've answered it yourself in the same post, making it thus truly rhetorical, saving both my time and yours.
All that said: Why was the magic number of 30 chosen?
Isn't the typical answer that North-American/Japanese etc AC power is 60 Hz and European etc AC power is 50 Hz?
30 is 60/2 and 25 is 50/2.
Any camera man with instructions from their director. I believe “Gladiator” and “Saving Private Ryan” are two typical examples of famous directors using high-speed shutter in their film.
24 fps from a high-speed shutter camera (usually digital these days), can be disturbing. 24 fps with low-speed shutter (older analog cameras), where there is motion blur is ok; motion blur approaches what we see with a naked eye.
24 fps from a video game, which is a sequence of stills, typically without motion blur as it requires more CPU time, is awful.
Assuming Jackson used digital cameras, 48 fps should be an improvement.
Or something like that. It's not only about average loudness; it's also about dynamic range.
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