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Re: « What's on your mind? »

Post by jballi » Yesterday, 21:01

For the Americans like me...
46C = 114.8 Fahrenheit

The United States is not immune to super hot temperatures.

Death Valley regularly hits above 100 degrees Fahrenheit (38 degrees Celsius). The greatest number of consecutive days with a maximum temperature of 100 F or above was 154 days in the summer of 2001, according to the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). The summer of 1996 had 40 days over 120 F, and 105 days over 110 F, making it the hottest summer on record.

On July 10, 1913, the weather station at what is now Furnace Creek Ranch measured a record high of 134 F (57 C), a temperature that has not been beat anywhere in the United States since.


Re: « What's on your mind? »

Post by joedf » Yesterday, 17:52

Wow..... Speechless 😶

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Post by garry » Yesterday, 13:46

20191018 QATAR started air-conditioning the outdoors / Climate change
Qatar now so hot it has started air-conditioning the outdoors
Giant coolers in public areas accelerating climate crisis further by using electricity from fossil fuels
Temperatures in Qatar – one of the hottest places on Earth –
have risen so much that authorities have installed air conditioning in the open air including in streets and outdoor markets.
The country, where summer temperatures now reach up to 46C, has already started air-conditioning its football stadiums in preparation for the
World Cup in 2022 – itself delayed because of the extreme heat.
Giant coolers have also been installed along pavements and even in outdoor shopping malls so a cool breeze allows life to go on as before.

20191018 Austria Fritzl Kampusch
VIENNA: The case of an Austrian suspected of holding a Dutch family captive for nearly a decade has sparked memories of two other high-profile kidnappings in the small Alpine country.

20191020 KIDNEY Philippines
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The website obesity crisis
Let me start by saying that beautiful websites come in all sizes and page weights.
I love big websites packed with images. I love high-resolution video.
I love sprawling Javascript experiments or well-designed web apps.
This talk isn't about any of those.
It's about mostly-text sites that, for unfathomable reasons, are growing bigger with every passing year.

Rwanda just released the first smartphone made entirely in Africa

What if you still need a phone number?
While most major sites allow authenticator apps, some are still stuck on phone numbers.
But you have an option here too: Instead of your cellphone number, give them a Google Voice number.

Re: « What's on your mind? »

Post by joedf » 09 Oct 2019, 08:18

wow... first Diablo immortal... now this ... ahah

Re: « What's on your mind? »

Post by nnnik » 09 Oct 2019, 07:42

Re: « What's on your mind? »

Post by anros1 » 01 Oct 2019, 12:28

:D :D On resume: proficient in python, C++, Java, and Lisp.
Reality: I'll just wing it with stackoverflow open on my second monitor

Re: « What's on your mind? »

Post by jeeswg » 27 Sep 2019, 15:47

Haha, the video is so true. I do sometimes(?) have moments like the first bit though.
[EDIT:] The video's epic, right. Btw the comments underneath the video are great too.

Hehe quick on the draw, I was just going to add another video.
The Bizarre Behavior of Rotating Bodies, Explained - YouTube

Re: « What's on your mind? »

Post by joedf » 27 Sep 2019, 15:44

:lol: nice one ahh :+1: thanks for sharing

Re: « What's on your mind? »

Post by jeeswg » 27 Sep 2019, 15:41

30-second video.
What people think programming is vs. how it actually is - YouTube

Re: « What's on your mind? »

Post by joedf » 25 Sep 2019, 22:48

Illuminati confirmed. :shock:

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Re: « What's on your mind? »

Post by joedf » 19 Sep 2019, 13:21

Welp looks like row-hammering has reach a new level of scary :oops: considering all our hardware designs are getting denser...
And now possibly SSDBleed ...

Re: « What's on your mind? »

Post by joedf » 18 Sep 2019, 12:57

This is both cool and scary... :shock: .... Thanks for sharing! :thumbup:

Re: « What's on your mind? »

Post by garner » 18 Sep 2019, 12:34

Today I looked up how much my citizenship is worth. It seems that for €350.000 anyone can become portuguese. [Mod edit: Link removed]
Wish I could sell my passport and get that much money in return :D

Re: « What's on your mind? »

Post by joedf » 12 Sep 2019, 22:26

Ahaha nice puns! No, just having fun :mrgreen:

Re: « What's on your mind? »

Post by jeeswg » 12 Sep 2019, 18:23

Forum relevance:
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joedf wrote:
02 Sep 2019, 21:20
Top effort joedf. Any particular thing you were responding to?

Re: « What's on your mind? »

Post by joedf » 12 Sep 2019, 08:32

I just switched back to android lol
I dont like where apple is going anymore. I wanted an "SE2"...
So now Im on my Samsung Galaxy S10e :+1:

Re: « What's on your mind? »

Post by jballi » 11 Sep 2019, 18:08

Apple introduces the new iPhone.

Just in case you missed the announcement from last time they introduced a new iPhone.

Re: « What's on your mind? »

Post by garry » 10 Sep 2019, 14:06

War of words ( maybe an old joke )
Fokker was a Dutch aircraft manufacturer named after its founder, Anthony Fokker.
The company operated under several different names, starting out in 1912 in Schwerin, Germany, moving to the Netherlands in 1919.
During its most successful period in the 1920s and 1930s, it dominated the civil aviation market.
Fokker went into bankruptcy in 1996, and its operations were sold to competitors.

Bill Gates invented 'The ball'

Re: « What's on your mind? »

Post by joedf » 07 Sep 2019, 19:41

Whiskey on DRock! What only one rock? ahaha ;)
no worries, just teasing ya. I'll miss whole words sometimes... :oops: