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Ampere Could Be Redefined After Experiments Track Single Electrons Crossing Chip

bryanc Re: 2×107 newtons per metre of length? (299 comments)

It's 2 × 10–7. (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ampere)

about 8 months ago
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The 'Linux Inside' Stigma

bryanc Re:technical people don't market their things well (366 comments)

And my point is obviously made by this very discussion....

anyway, I didn't say Intel invented little-endianess, just that in the 'early' days of the PC, most non-PC microprocessor applications were 680x0 processors (Mac, NeXT, Amiga, VMEbus systems, every laser printer, early set-top-boxes, many PDAs, ...... on and on). Technical people chose the processors for those machines, but Intel/Microsoft were the king of marketing to the consumer.

about a year and a half ago
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The 'Linux Inside' Stigma

bryanc technical people don't market their things well (366 comments)

Tech folks get into specific discussions about the best solution to a problem. People just want to buy 'the best'.

If I had my way, we would not have Intel processors in machines and Windows would have ended at 3.1 when it was clear it was a poor solution. The market didn't work that way and I still have to live with bits in the wrong order and drives identified by their letter.

about a year and a half ago
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NASA Requests Help With Von Braun's Notes

bryanc Twitter! (148 comments)

Post them via twitter. Get Ashton Kutcher involved.

more than 5 years ago
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VPN Solutions for Small/Medium Businesses?

bryanc Re:OpenVPN rawks the Casbah (126 comments)

OpenVPN is great. We've tried the PPTP thing, but there is a tendancy for users to dink with settings that end up with unwanted traffic on our network (e.g. default route goes through the vpn).

OpenVPN puts all of this in a config file even on windows. Distribute the config and installation package and you're done. Need more security? Distribute the key files as well.

more than 8 years ago

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