According to this site, a house without concrete floor slabs weighs between 80,000 and 160,000 pounds. http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/asktheexpert/2002122968_homehay19.html
And according to this next site it takes 34 large balloons to lift 100 kilos.
So assuming a house with a weight of 100,000 pounds or 45,340 kilos we would need 15,402 large balloons from BubbleXL. At a cost of 17 Euro each this cost about 261,000 Euros.
You have to go into the BIOS and tell the machine to use the drive in "Compatibility Mode"
D-Wave Videos on Quantum Computing.
Having issues with Time Machine backups on your new external hard drive?
Well the solution to Time Machine Error Code -43 is brought to you by WBTCZN on the Apple Forums. "I stumbled on to the answer...I was in System Preferences to do
something else and saw the Time Machine icon. I opened that one up and
was able to change the drive...it was pointing to my FAT32 drive
instead of the new drive."
The Job Ad reads as follows:
This position is based in Mountain View, CA.
The area: Network Engineering, Production
The end result of our teams work is the delivery of Googles products and services to users around the world. We build and operate Googles production network, which connects the server farms in data centers to each other and to the Internet.
The role: Networking, FPGA/ASIC Hardware Engineer
Our Networking Hardware Design Engineers develop the next generation networking products for all our services. This position targets the need to develop complex FPGA and ASIC solutions that increase the level of innovation in these networking solutions that help break industry price/performance barriers. You should have a broad background in LAN/WAN Ethernet networking HW design with an emphasis on FPGA/ASIC design and verification.
Google deploys a wide range of technologies and hence is looking for best of the breed Networking FPGA/ASIC Design/Verification Engineers that have strong depth in multiple areas. You should have a proven track record in FPGA/ASIC networking product development design and verification, supported with a background in high speed digital design, serial communication protocols, high speed memory systems, copper and optical interconnect technologies and embedded processor subsystem design.
Responsibilities:System Level HW Architecture.
Definition of Networking IP.
Design and Verification of FPGA/ASIC solutions.
BS or MS in electrical or computer engineering or equivalent, with strong emphasis on networking product design preferred.
At least 5-10 years of network hardware architecture, design, and bring-up.
Thorough knowledge of component-level and integrated system testing.
10/100/1000/10000 Ethernet Experience.
PCI/PCI-E, Infiniband, Fiber-Channel.
IEEE Verilog, Physical Design and Timing Closure Experience.
FPGA/ASIC Verification experience with Vera/Specman/SystemVerilog/C++.
The recent update of OS X broke SSH. To workaround use the -q switch.
Posting these simple instructions because they were difficult to find online because of so many other reviews and such...
Step 1. Turn device off.
Step 2. Setup phone for pairing.
Step 3. Hold the back curve button and the middle led area button down until you get a fast alternating white and red light.
Step 4. Enter 0000 for the code in your phone and pair up!
P.S. To turn off the blinking blue light on your BlackBerry go to "Setup Bluetooth", then [OK], then Options, then LED Connection Indicator, OFF, and Save.
"Never shall I forget that night, the first night in camp, which has turned my life into one long night, seven times cursed and seven times sealed. Never shall I forget that smoke. Never shall I forget the little faces of the children whose bodies I saw turned into wreaths of smoke beneath a silent blue sky.
Never shall I forget those flames which consumed my faith forever.
shall I forget that nocturnal silence which deprived me, for all
eternity, of the desire to live. Never shall I forget those moments
which murdered my God and my soul and turned my dreams to dust. Never
shall I forget these things, even if I am condemned to live as long as
God Himself. Never." Elie Wiesel
1. I have a bash shell by default. And I don't have to install cygwin (which bluescreened my xp.) I can script from my regular desktop!!!
2. I miss control+c and control+v, in apple land they use the command+c and command+v to do the same functions. Fortunately you can map the control key to the command key and viola everything is back.
3. I miss my home key, end key and my del key.
4. The keyboard on the mac feels better.
5. The vpn setup is easy and done through the airport icon at the top of the screen.
6. I have a sticky note with todos on my desktop.
7. I installed a few applications; MacPorts, Skype, VMWare Fusion, Office 08, Firefox (Foxmarks sync'ed my bookmarks), VLC, Maclock.
My Lenovo T61 didn't come with recovery discs, the software is on the HDD. I have a backup so I could pull i386 and burn a cd but it's not bootable from within VMWare. So I'm without Windows. I'm pretty ok with that right now as I can still get a lot of work done. I'm probably going to pull up Ubuntu image in VMWare for now.
With Macports I can get a lot more tools.
All the apps, even Firefox don't seem to take up so much RAM. I have 4GB but I don't see firefox taking over 1GB like it usually does, I'll need to test this a lot more.
The Mighty Mouse kicks ass. I would have had a much harder time adjusting were it not for the right click ability of the might mouse.
Spaces kicks ass.
A little black Macbook with 250GB HDD and 4GB of RAM.
But it's so much more than that.
I bought a brand new Lenovo T61 14.1 Widescreen less than 2 weeks ago. It came with XP Professional SP2. It crashed. I updated the drivers. It still crashed with IRQ errors. I removed the upgraded RAM. It still crashed. I used firefox and it crashed.
I couldn't go to Vista and XP was still so buggy.
Oh, and I have sticky notes on my desktop. :)