California In the Running For Tesla Gigafactory
*Cough Austin cough cough*
KDE Releases Plasma 5
Looks awesome guys. Keep up the great work!
Ask Slashdot: Choosing a Web Language That's Long-Lived, and Not Too Buzzy?
Judging by the fact that most of Facebook is based on PHP, it sounds to me like it's pretty robust... It's also object oriented.
The only drawback that I would find as a code-geek is weak typing
Which Facebook is addressing with their language Hack, which is heavily based on the PHP language. As a bonus, you also get a language that's built from the ground-up to be fully functional with their HHVM technology.
It's an exciting time for PHP.
Measles Outbreak In NYC
- Don't allow children into public schools that are not up to date on their vaccination schedules.
If parents don't want to vaccinate their kids, fine; they can put them in private schools or homeschool them themselves.
Google Blocking Asus's Android-Windows "Duet"?
Perhaps I should have been more clear: where's the Raspberry Pi distribution that's actually useable for anything (aka, not slower than dog shit).
Men And Women Think Women Are Bad At Basic Math
She's built like a steakhouse, but handles like a bistro!
Google Blocking Asus's Android-Windows "Duet"?
So where's the Raspberry Pi distribution (that actually works) if it's so free and open?
Police Say No Foul Play In Death of Bitcoin Exchange CEO Autumn Radtke
I'd imagine if a large enough pool of bitcoins were for sure confirmed missing (not sure if that can even be tracked), the block difficulty would probably be lowered and miners would be awarded new bitcoins at a higher rate for solving more blocks, thus fixing the shortage problem.
First LSD Test In 40 Years Reveal Drug Helps Terminal Patients Prepare For Death
Personally, I believe that the benefits you list can be achieved with relaxation
Are you fucking kidding me? Tell that to my friend who's currently undergoing chemotherapy to combat stage IV cancer, which is likely to kill her within the year. It's a little hard to just relax without outside help knowing that she's about to leave a family behind at the age of 30...
Comcast Turning Chicago Homes Into Xfinity Hotspots
I fail to see how this changes anything, other than you now have an additional network behind your router. The border gateway into your house from your ISP is already potentially "compromised" by them, in that they have the final say of how your public IP gets used. Setting the ISP's router into bridged mode and giving your own router full control of your public IP is really what you want. I'm finding, however, that this seems to be a dying trend (Time Warner's Roadrunner service still allows it, but they're hiding the page to set your router into bridged mode such that you have to know the direct URL to the router's page to control this...I imagine they'll probably just do away with this feature entirely in the future). As far as I know, services like AT&T's U-verse and Google Fiber don't even allow setting your router into bridged mode at all (somebody please correct me if I'm wrong).
RadioShack To Close 1,100 Stores
Radio Shack is worthless. Every time I go in there looking for something, they never have it. The last thing I went in for that that I surely thought they would have (but didn't) was a 1+ amp micro-USB power adapter for a Raspberry Pi. They're more interested in selling shitty phones to idiots than stocking things that are actually useful.
Ohio Attempting To Stop Tesla From Selling Cars, Again
"Man the automotive dealer associations don't like Tesla.
They have a name: NADA. Hate them, they are evil.
Microsoft Joins Open Compute Project, Will Share Server Designs
Without Billy G, I don't think they're capable of that anymore.
Largest Bitcoin Mining Pool Pledges Not To Execute '51% Attack'
Promises aren't worth shit unless you're willing to put them in writing.
Ask Slashdot: Getting an Uncooperative Website To Delete One's Account?
Usenet and mailing list archives are forever
This isn't necessarily true. I worked at a place where the CEO came across some archived mailing-list posts that contained sensitive company information (apparently the previous sysadmin didn't have much regard for keeping sensitive company information secret when he had questions). An email or two asking them nicely to remove the content and it was gone. Granted, if it had been propagated to many other archive sites, this could have been a major pain in the ass.
Patent Troll Bill Clears House With Huge Majority
If 91 voted against it, and assuming they're all Democrats (I don't know what the actual breakdown is)..
Ask and ye shall receive:
Harvesting Power When Freshwater Meets Salty
Why not just use the river to turn a turbine?
Typically in the coastal plains (where a river would meet with saltwater), a river will widen up and it's current slows to a crawl (due to the lack of a "downhill" presence).
Tesla Fires and Firestorms: Let's Breathe and Review Some Car Fire Math
Every dealer is gunning for Tesla
This association of dealers even has a name: the National Automotives Dealer Association (NADA); they are a cartel.
Linux 3.12 Released, Linus Proposes Bug Fix-Only 4.0
giving the user an easy way to see that error message would be really good!
Although not quite as accessible as having the error/exception thrown right into your face, you do realize that a lot of these types of errors do get logged to the system logger? (example: Event Viewer for Windows, syslog for Linux, etc). I'd imagine looking through this would be a tad easier than watching tcpdump output in real-time while you try to reproduce the problem in question (to use your example).
Larry Page and Sergey Brin Are Lousy Coders
Shit..I too probably have fallen victim yet again to parody.
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