How Engineers and Scientists Cluster In the U.S.
I suppose you can take it as confirmation of other research that American production is flat. Meaning that there isn't a lot of geographic variation (except in agriculture) in what people do in different states.
But then, even at the end of his post, Krugman concedes that there's not much point to the analysis.
George Zimmerman Acquitted In Death of Trayvon Martin
Two words explain this attitude historically: "Secret Tribunal." (You can insert the word "military" if you'd prefer three words).
But then it becomes contemporary, not historical.
Mount Everest Gets 4G Connectivity
Everybody living in the 21st century should.
Is Bitcoin Mining a Real-World Environmental Problem?
Continuing my tradition of using Hydro-QuÃ©bec's installed capacity as a unit of measurement, this "environmental problem" is only consuming 0.0011 Hydro-QuÃ©becs.
So how many bitcoins are we stealing from Newfoundland each day then?
Will Donglegate Affect Your Decision To Attend PyCon?
It's worth noting that Richard actions constitute libel in the U.K. I donno if her accusation of the forking remark constitute libel in the U.S., perhaps given that it's false. I'd assume that her accusation of the dongles remark does not constitute libel in the U.S., being true.
I'm pretty sure that looking at somebody funny constitutes defamation in the U.K. some way or another. I wouldn't use British defamation laws as an analog for any reasonable country.
NetFlix Caught Stealing DivX Subtitles From Finnish Pirates
"Online TV giant Netflix was closed captions unauthorized use of his pants down..."
I predict "unauthorized use of his pants down" to be the new "not want".
The Behind-the-Scenes Campaign To Bring SOPA To Canada
Lobbying an MP in Canada is nowhere near as useful as lobbying one in the US. If an MP defies the party line in a vote of any consequence it becomes a major scandal. So, unless you make that cheque out to a certain Mr. Harper you're wasting your money.
Toronto School Bans Hard Balls
Just in case that was a serious comment:
Pucks are rarely used by kids outside organized leagues, because they only really work on smooth ice surfaces. Unfortunately, ice time is expensive and hard to come by.
Street Hockey (or ball hockey) is generally played with tennis balls or hard orange hockey balls. These would fall under the ban. However, in my experience, you'd have a harder time getting the sticks into the school, so it's kind of a moot point.
Krugman On Bitcoin and the Gold Standard
Qualifying Krugman as a "prominent Keynesian economist" is like calling Stephen Hawking a "prominent Einsteinian physicist".
I call shenanigans.
Mr. President, There Is No (US) Engineer Shortage
While the overuse and subsequent devaluation of the term "engineer" is deplorable, boiler operators (stationary/power engineers), locomotive operators and marine power plant operators (marine engineers) were here first and have every right to their traditional nomenclature.
Ask Slashdot: CS Degree Without Gen-Ed Requirements?
I am not American. There is no mention of the US in the question. How did this thread become all about the American system? Where I'm from, and in most non-american western countries the term engineer is strickly regulated. Engineers have legal authorities and obligations and it takes a lot of hard work to earn your license.
Ask Slashdot: CS Degree Without Gen-Ed Requirements?
1) If you don't have a degree, there's no way you are an engineer in any sense of the word. Engineer actually means something. Don't drag us down to your level.
2) If you don't think further education in English, etc... would be useful to an engineer in his job you have absolutely no idea what an engineer does.
Inception, The Social Network, TS3 Get Oscar Noms
I find it odd that the film with the most nominations didn't make it into the summary, but a couple of kids movies did. Does Taco think /. readers are a bunch of kids just because we live in our parents' basements?
If I'm the driver, I like to go ...
My rule has always been drive at the speed limit plus ten percent (in good weather). I've never gotten a ticket. However, if the speed of traffic is significantly higher or lower I go with the flow.
Sony Releases PS3 Firmware Update To Fight Jailbreaks
Develop a better game... One that will sell. Sony benefits when games on their system sell well, I doubt they turn down many viable titles.
Gubernatorial Candidate Wants to Sell Speeding Passes for $25
Where on earth were you actually able to drive 220kph, let alone 250, for any extended period? By "UK roads" do you mean some kind of oval track?
China's Nine-Day Traffic Jam Tops 62 Miles
If traffic was that slow I would turn of the engine, put her in neutral and push.
Controversy Arises Over Taliban Option In Medal of Honor
I don't have any problem with this but I hope the simulation is realistic i.e as Taliban I want to be able to stone teenage girls to death, bury homosexuals alive, dynamite priceless historic monuments and beat people for listening to music. Are those options available?
Don't forget having carnal relations with a donkey (don't worry it's not the video). That'll show those hot coffee guys how it's done.
Anyways, Taliban are bad, but they're not worse than Nazis, at least not in my book. If people are ok playing Nazis then the point is moot.
How Big Is Your Primary Display?
My LG L206W monitor is 16:10 and supports HDCP. I have a PS3 hooked up via HDMI and it works fine.
Games Workshop Sues Warhammer Online Fansite
I can't say I know much about how they fare internationally, but I do believe Australia has a pretty strong wargaming community, so I'm a bit surprised you're having trouble. Did you look at Irresistible Force?
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