Chromium 37 Launches With Major Security Fixes, 64-bit Windows Support
The OS doesn't need protection if the browser is running with normal user privs. If the OS is windows it might need extra help, I wouldn't know, but linux does not and I have no interest in googles feeble reasons for requiring root privs. A user app that requires root privs is not going on my systems. Period.
Brown Dwarf With Water Clouds Tentatively Detected Just 7 Light-Years From Earth
"Now dont discuss this subject any more unless you learn at least a few basic things."
You should follow your own advice. Most brown dwarves are glowing away nicely in infrared. If there were triillions of them they'd be lighting up the sky in that band. They arn't, so unless something has cooled them all down to absolute zero (yeah, right), they don't exist. Back to school for you.
Fermilab Begins Testing Holographic Universe Theory
"running the simulation of our universe can move information instantaneously"
Quantum action at a distance anyone?
Chromium 37 Launches With Major Security Fixes, 64-bit Windows Support
Yes? Then it can carry on fucking right off, its going nowhere near my machines. I'll take the OS security over the supposed security of a browser subsystem thanks.
Oregon Sues Oracle For "Abysmal" Healthcare Website
"from Cover Oregon and the governor for their failures to manage a complex IT project."
Err, excuse me - if Oracle are the contractor its up to THEM to manage the fecking project. Why the hell should the governor be hands on with this? Do they think he's also down at every roadworks checking the spades?
Usually when you hire a big company like Oracle you give them the requirements, pay them money and they're supposed to deliver the goods, so Oracle whining that they apparently weren't given good enough management is pathetic.
I wonder what are the odds they used some cheap indian labour who can just about switch on a computer much less deliver a working program. Sorry if some people find that racist, but indian coders in my experience are universally bloody useless.
Apple CarPlay Rollout Delayed By Some Carmakers
...much about the carplay system, but if its not installed in BMWs i3 and i8 then there must be a disturbance in The iForce.
Helsinki Aims To Obviate Private Cars
"Younger generations in general don't identify themselves with their car like older generations did."
Its nothing to do with identity, its simply because they can't afford to run them.
"get you there while you enjoy the morning news, reading, etc"
yeah yeah blah blah. There's something that already lets you do that - its called public transport.
"For those that really like to have their hands on the wheel and to own CDs"
When you actually learn to drive sonny you might understand the attraction. In the meantime have fun waiting in the rain for the bus.
NVIDIAs 64-bit Tegra K1: The Ghost of Transmeta Rides Again, Out of Order
Surely one of the points of OoOE is it can - in theory - take account of whether data is in cache or not when deciding when to do reads? I don't see how a hard coded instruction path can do this.
China Smartphone Maker Xiaomi Apologizes For Unauthorized Data Access
Thats not a fucking loophole - a program doesn't accidentaly download and store phone numbers , it has to be programmed to do it - thats deliberate data stealing. Now we get the usual meaningless corporate humble apology routine which they hope will placate everyone until next time they get caught. Pathetic.
Perlan II Project Aims To Fly a Glider To the Edge of Space
Err , how exactly do they plan on getting to those speeds? Sure , you could get to those speeds in a dive but to do a dive you've got to get up that high in the first place which requires already going at those speeds. Catch 22. And the air currents sure as hell won't be strong enough to do it so unless they plan on having an SR-71 tow them up there I don't see this happening.
Hotel Chain Plans Phone-Based Check-in and Room Access
It was the same for everyone in their 20s. What do you expect , a $100K pay packet the minute you leave university? I'm in my 40s now but I spent most of my 20s working in dead end IT jobs and saving up until I could put down a deposit for a mortgage.
Seems all the millenial generation does is whinge about how tough there life is. Get over yourselves FFS!
Inside BitFury's 20 Megawatt Bitcoin Mine
"I'm sure you spend 24/7 of your wakened time working on the betterment of humanity, such as curing cancer, resource capture and use (energy), materials science, space mining and other such industries."
What a pathetic argument. You might as well say that only people who work in child abuse should find it distasteful. Get back under your bridge you pathetic troll.
"BadUSB" Exploit Makes Devices Turn "Evil"
Whats the point of the device sending keystrokes if it has no idea where they are going? "rm -rf /" ? Won't do much if you don't have a root xterm in focus or the focus is a word processor/browser/game/whatev er. Unless it acts like a mouse too and is smart enough to navigate its way around the screen, kick off an xterm , su with the root password etc etc...
But then thats with a proper OS. I guess if you're running windows all bets are off.
Programming Languages You'll Need Next Year (and Beyond)
Learn C++, Java or C# and get yourself a job at a big corporate.
But hey, if you want to be a hipster coder and dick about all day doing "groovy" websites at some here today gone tommorow startup and earning fuck all by all means go down the web development route along with every other 14 year old school kid.
Erlang? Nice language but too niche. Never really got momentum outside telecoms and its probably too late for it now.
Chinese Hackers Infiltrate Firms Using Malware-Laden Handheld Scanners
"Or are we talking about thespians who specialize in instilling apprehension and dread, while standing on top of dinnerware?"
Well if they call everyone "Daaahhling!" and have endless anecdotes about how they were at the RSC with Daaahhling Larry doing a particularly evil modern day interpretation of Richard III involving hackers then that may well be the case.
I didn't mean run java or C++ in the fucking browser you knobend. I meant to code standalone apps!
If you want fast 2D or 3D graphics you DON'T code them in an interpreted script language welded onto a markup language pushed well beyond its sell by date running in a bloated client which in turns runs on the OS. If web devs want to climb out of the web playpen and do grown up programming then learn a grown up language such as Java or C++.
Google Starts Removing Search Results After EU Ruling
Wow, lots of capital letters. That really adds weight to your riposte.
A Physicist Says He Can Tornado-Proof the Midwest With 1,000-Foot Walls
Calm down or you'll break your trailer springs!
How Vacuum Tubes, New Technology Might Save Moore's Law
Stick her in front of a mike then tell her no more drugs and press record. That would have got you pretty close to that frequency range.
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