top How the Outdated TI-84 Plus Still Holds a Monopoly On Classrooms
I really wish the TI-85/86 line was the standard; it's a much better calculator from most standpoints.
Sadly, we'll never see a TI-87.
top Ask Slashdot: Life Beyond the WRT54G Series?
Soekris, who make machines with Geode CPUs that consume an average of about 2 watts, unlike any Athlons that would consume many more times that.
top New Treatment Stops Type II Diabetes
By 'northern state,' do you mean Alaska? I live in Seattle and can get around by bicycle year-round.
Of course, we don't get snow like the Northeast.
top New Treatment Stops Type II Diabetes
I hear you, and raise you my weekly unsupported Saturday bicycle tours of 130-180 miles. They burn upwards of 15,000 calories, and I have to keep slamming down food and water in order to not waste away, or even pass out while riding as I did one time.
Also, I don't have a car, so I get around by bicycle when commuting and running errands.
top The Improbable Story of the 184 MPH Jet Train
And don't forget about those without cars, so it's either Greyhound (on an equivalent), trains, or airlines for long distances.
top Tor Project Sued Over a Revenge Porn Business That Used Its Service
I may be weird, but I don't associate 'car dependence' with 'livable.'
top Are US Hybrid Sales Peaking Already?
...roughly about 65-70mph over the speed limit on all US highway driving...
You peppered your comment with commas and missed a very important one needed for conveying your meaning. Nice job.
top Shawn Raymond's Tandem Bike is Shorter Than Yours (Video)
tour on Bromptons. I can load a lot more than expected on mine and it still handles pretty well with more than 40 pounds on its racks, including on slow hill climbs.
I don't own a car, but a Brompton is really nice for air travel: I can fold it up, put it in its back, and put it into checked baggage with no extra fees. Once at the destination airport, I can unfold it and ride away without having to deal with trains, buses, or taxis. It does fit quite well in those, too.
top First Looks At Windows 8.1, Complete With 'Start' Button
There's also the
'singular they'. about a year and a half ago
top Why Trolls Win With Toxic Comments
That must be it; I haven't commented
in years and still get mod points periodically.
top Nokia Gives Some Hints On the Future of Qt
Despite the fact there's already a
Visual Studio Add-in for Qt.
top Today Is EPOCH Day 15000
I'd recommend either static pages (nginx) or a highly-scalable asynchronous dynamic web server (like Tornado).
top Where Do I Go Now That Oracle Owns OpenOffice.org?
As long as images aren't an issue, you could use
Antiword to convert it into a (somewhat) styled text file. That's what I did when I ran into the same thing with BIOS updates.
top I Wish My Car Had A...
And never mind the fact that in this day an age
no country in the world has a "profitable" intercity rail system--but the economic, security and environmental benefits to the whole country justify considerable taxpayer expense.
What about Japan? The members of the JR Group are for-profit and publicly-traded.
top My Automobile Gets __ MPG
According to Wikipedia, the A2 was discontinued in 2005. The A1, which I would consider buying, succeeds it. It's still difficult to get in the US.
top Long In Development, Toshiba 'SCiB' Battery Debuts
plug-in hybrids. Most of them I've seen are Prius conversions involving much larger battery packs and warranty voiding.
top IE9 Flaunts Hardware-Accelerated Canvas
Does IE8 support application/xhtml+xml, which has been around since 1998 or so?
top Best Browser For Using Complex Web Applications?
XML, as in XHTML?
top DTV Transition - One Year Later
I was among those who got worse reception, unfortunately. I recall getting something like ten channels with reasonable reception prior to the switchover, and now I get five channels with one of them (the only HD channel) losing reception regularly.
top For taking notes by hand, I prefer ...
How do you deal with the clots clogging up the nib
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