2 Displays and 2 Workspaces With Linux and X?
Awesome is very fun to configure.
Larry & Sergey To Cash In $5.5B of Google Chips
This is what I think is best. Here you have two tax brakets. Right now we have several tax brakets. A flat tax means one tax braket.
Netflix Sued For Privacy Invasion
Maybe she's "taking one for the team."
Seriously, I really don't want these companies that have a lot of our private data to have the attitude that, "It doesn't matter if this gets out because if anyonesays anything then they will just draw more attention to themselves."
Google Says Ad Blockers Will Save Online Ads
Someone once told me that the main reason that advertising works is because people don't think it does.
Angry AT&T Customers May Disrupt Service
As long as the price for byte was fair I would have no problem not having an unlimited plan. Based on the above post, maybe charging $10-$20 per GB downloaded might be fair. Everyone seems to want unlimited access, but the only people who benefit from that are a) the people who use a lot of bandwidth, and b) ATT who gets lots of money from low usage users.
Secret Copyright Treaty Timeline Shows Global DMCA
A lot of us live in "Democracies." Maybe some of us who don't suck should run for office. And maybe some others could help them out. I don't thing voting for change is enough in this day of age. We need people who are different that we can vote for first. Any takers?
Google Releases Source To Chromium OS
I just need someone to write a vim/latex web app, and somehow access all my music movies and picture.
Tracking the World's Great Unsolved Math Mysteries
"Exponential decay curve" and "irrational numbers" are two different concepts. (1/2)^N is an exponential decay curve -- which defines the half-life of a radioactive substance. For no integer value of N is the result "irrational".
You are insisting on integer values of N. Which is silly. There's nothing special about integer amounts of time. (1/2)^t is irrational for almost all values of t. Furthermore if you were to write down the half life of any radioactive substance in almost any units of time, you would get irrational numbers for their half life.
Why Doesn't Exercise Lead To Weight Loss?
Just make sure you put less mass into yout body than comes out. Each day I weigh my output, then on the next day I eat and drink a half an ounce less than that. I'll weigh exactly 0 on my 100th birthday.
Visually Impaired Gamer Sues Sony
Oh god! I tried to RTFA and failed!
Visually Impaired Gamer Sues Sony
He gave them a list of suggestions, if they are reasonable then maybe they need to comply. They point is companies should make a reasonable effort to make thier products accessable to the handicapped. I'm not sure of the law but in principle it is the right thing to do. Of course if what he's asking is very difficult then it makes sense for Sony to say "We can't do that".
This is very different then him just suing because he can't do something. People above talked about camera's, driving, rock climbing. Imagine if he came up with a practical way for a blind person to drive safely and he suggested it and the car companies refused.
How To Enter Equations Quickly In Class?
Obviously pencil and paper is what everyone does, and for good reason. But if you really need your notes typeset and you don't have any time to do it after class, you should just use LaTeX. You can set up some macros for some commonly used things. You just need to be able to type fast an acurately.
You said that LaTeX is too slow, but really you are just slow at typing in LaTeX. Practice and you should be able to get your speed up.
Decline In US Newspaper Readership Accelerates
I saw the dinosaurmedia tag and thought this article was about something much cooler.
IBM's Answer To Windows 7 Is Ubuntu Linux
Meh. He's using BSD, LGPL software. He's perfectly within his rights. In fact I'd argue that the authors of the software he's using are fine with his decision to keep his sourced closed, considering how they chose to licence their software.
MS Says All Sidekick Data Recovered, But Damage Done
I google for things on Bing.
I bang things on google.
12M Digit Prime Number Sets Record, Nets $100,000
"2 to the power of 43,112,609, minus 1"
or if it helps
Microsoft Leaks Details of 128-bit Windows 8
I'm pretty sure that "64" and "128" are in base 10 not binary. I'm also pretty sure that 64*2=128. Now 2^64 is much less than 2^128. But it's also true that 10^64 is much less than 10^128. In short the problem is not the base.
Apple Wants Patents For Crippling Cellphones
So if I want a phone that isn't crippled, all's I have to do is not buy an iphone? GO PATENTS!
Obama Makes a Push To Add Time To the School Year
Android Modder Tries To Outmaneuver Google
Yes, but google should make this as easy to do as possible. Ok they obviously don't *have* to, but it would be nice if they did.
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