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An autonomous barge is sailing to a destination 200 km off the Florida coast to serve as the landing pad for a rockets first stage that will be returning from near space after boosting a space freighter on it's way to a manned space station. Even with less than a 0.5 success probability the fact this is even attempted blows my mind. We are indeed living the future of science fiction.
 
Drone spaceport ship heads to its hold position in the Atlantic to prepare for a rocket landing
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You still think Computer Science is a dull subject only man are good at? Think again, it was a woman who led the team that developed code that wound up saving Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin from crashing into the moon.
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Vaihingen in autumn with some editing by Google's auto awesome algorithms.
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Almost $3000 for a 64 bit ARM development board, are you f*cking kidding me? I can built  an x86 systems with > 2 times the performance easily and get away with $1000 left. Someone really really tries to turn this whole ARM in the data center thing into an Itanium scale failure. Especially since that whole porting software business was all done by the Open Source community and isn't exactly rocket science once the GCC and LLVM teams had built working compilers.

That said this whole trying their best to fail thing seems to be a common theme in the computer hardware business. Whether it's ARMs ridiculous naming scheme where Cortex-A7 is the successor of Cortex-A8, their simply unusable Mali drivers combined with a refusal to built Open Source drivers even though 99% of their chips run Open Source OSs or the unholy mess that is EFI. And don't even get me started on the model policy of laptop manufacturing or how every Android phone vendor tries to f*ck up the UX even more than the others instead of using the gorgeous mainline Android.

Seriously I'm not a fan of Apple but as it stands they are THE ONLY hardware vendor where I get their management decisions, model policy, design philosophy and general business model. Also IBM f*ck your stupid "You can pay a hefty monthly fee and then we let you actually use the hardware sitting in your basement." policy.

So yeah I hate to break it to you hardware vendors but you guys are nuts and need to see a shrink or better just fire that damn management, after all I still love how fast your processors can be once you got a decent OS booted.
#AMD   #ARM   #Opteron   #Linux   #cloudcomputing  
Announcing the immediate availability of the AMD Opteron™ A1100-Series developer kit, which features AMD’s first 64-bit ARM®-based processor, codenamed “Seattle.”
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Had the chance to control this awesome robot with hand gestures this weekend, felt pretty scifyi but I have a feeling game pads are actually much more practical.
Or you know autonomous behavior because remote controlling a robot is like pushing a car forwards by foot.
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Hi fellow Dockerists, we are trying to create a dynamic DNS using two containers one running bind9 and the other running a python webserver for the dynamic DNS clients. However I've got a problem with integrating docker startup with systemd. I use bash -c to combine docker start and docker run as seen on the CoreOS Wiki but it sometimes takes two tries because somehow systemd sees the failing docker start and stop the service, then the docker run part works.
Here is our current .service file for the bind container, the other one suffers similar problems. Any help would be appreciated.
http://pastebin.com/e4uBjV4b

#systemd   #docker  
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:-) 40 GB for the full English Wikipedia including pictures..
 
Run a full Wikipedia copy from your laptop or a Raspberry Pi and Go
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7th of January 1996 just some guy named Lawrence (aka Larry) Page, asking on comp.lang.java how to set the User-Agent for his web crawling robot. Yeah that web crawling robot that was to become the backbone of the most successful Internet company in the world.
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I have a web robot which is a Java app. I need to be able to set the. User-Agent field in the HTTP header in order to be a good net citizen (so people know who is accessing their server). Anyone have any ideas? Right now, Java sends a request that includes something like: ...
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What's the spooky one like with that photo?
 
Google Photos "Fun Effect" in a pic, taken at Gullfoss Iceland
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I don't know... let's give it a try!
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I guess I've been away from Windows for far too long. Reading that Chrome is releasing a 64 bit version now is just mind blowing. Can anyone explain to me what happened in the Windows universe to freeze time like that?

I haven't used a 32 bit x86 system or browser since my iMac more than 4 years ago.

Why did no one care that ASLR is basically useless on 32 bit systems? How can anyone bear the pain of that hand full of registers 32 bit x86 code has to work with? I mean, ok the multi process architecture at least helps with being able to use more than 4 GB of RAM but still...
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Sometimes I really hate computer hardware. The cabling of my laptop AC adapter broke so ordered a replacement from Amazon. The first one was described as compatible with the model number but had the wrong plug with the correct electrical specs.
Then I ordered a different one and it works but has a non grounded AC plug and thus the base voltage floats and now my touch pad lets the mouse vibrate when I'm holding it still when the power if plugged in.
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Hey gals and guys,
I'm trying to get several docker containers to work well with systemd on Arch Linux. I've used this as a baseline 

http://coreos.com/docs/launching-containers/launching/getting-started-with-systemd/

but it's somewhat clunky with calling bash and all and sometimes it does only work on the second try. Additionally it doesn't really work during boot because the virtual machine seems to be too fast and the docker.service doesn't use socket activation so that the containers don't find the unix socket file when they start and error out. See for example this "systemctl status"

http://pastebin.com/3hL4H4H0

any ideas to solve both problems?
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Ate here today for maybe the third or fourth time with consistently good experiences. Had Ox with fried potatoes and can absolutely recommend this dish, the meat was tender and very tasty and I've seldomly eaten potatoes of this quality in southern Germany.
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This place has terrible service and it's overcrowded beyond any safety margins. Me and two friends let them store our jackets and when I tried to get back only one of them (having all 3 bons) to leave earlier the servicing person refused even when offered a generous tip and I had to walk home in pretty cold weather.
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Only had a raspberry lemonade bit it was certainly delicious. Everything seems to be organic too.
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Wonderful park with beautiful small lakes and streams. Great place to relax, the only negative thing I can think of is the sound of the trains going by.
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Finally found good coffee after almost a week of on average really bad coffee that was strong but extremely lacking in aroma. The French press for two with blend selection is such a relief and the price is fair too.
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Beware there are no power sockets or free wifi at the gate! In this day and age I would consider that an essential part of airport infrastructure more important than all duty free shops and cafés combined so that means 1 star rating.
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Very nice place, great food, huge selection of beer and a generally pleasent atmosphere.
Food: ExcellentDecor: Very GoodService: Excellent
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