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Forum: Computers and the Internet Today, 01:06 AM
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Posted By BowlOfRed
Oh, we have a lab area with lots of benches...

Oh, we have a lab area with lots of benches that's normally used for testing junk (easier than racking it up if you need to get in and out with hardware changes).

Just the folks sometimes think...
Forum: Computers and the Internet 16th August 2022, 09:46 PM
Replies: 1,343
Views: 76,018
Posted By BowlOfRed
I'll bet they're not permitted lots of places,...

I'll bet they're not permitted lots of places, but no one that is aware of that fact knows of their presence.

Still better than the guy trying to test a rack-mount server in his cube. Which...
Forum: Computers and the Internet 8th August 2022, 09:16 PM
Replies: 1,343
Views: 76,018
Posted By BowlOfRed
Doesn't seem that weird. A bit incoherent. Do...

Doesn't seem that weird. A bit incoherent. Do you have any tickets in your system that are completely and totally incorrect for the system they were submitted to?

I think we have one in ours...
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 2nd August 2022, 05:45 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,268
Posted By BowlOfRed
Oops, that last part isn't true. While the...

Oops, that last part isn't true. While the long-term range is right, many vibration events cause that limit to be exceeded on the ISS.
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 2nd August 2022, 04:47 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,268
Posted By BowlOfRed
An environment where you can commonly measure...

An environment where you can commonly measure acceleration between 0g and 0.000001g. That should be true for the ISS outside of powered events (boosts, attitude changes, etc.)
Forum: Computers and the Internet 28th July 2022, 09:10 PM
Replies: 1,343
Views: 76,018
Posted By BowlOfRed
Yeah, I don't do anything similar at my current...

Yeah, I don't do anything similar at my current job, but at my last one I was constantly calling tech support lines and often needed to webex to show them things. I loved the folks that would let...
Forum: Computers and the Internet 21st July 2022, 09:00 AM
Replies: 1,343
Views: 76,018
Posted By BowlOfRed
Slack allows the sender to override it with...

Slack allows the sender to override it with explicit action in some cases. If I DM someone that is "snoozed", I get a popup similar to:

"XXX is not currently receiving notifications. They will...
Forum: Computers and the Internet 20th July 2022, 03:30 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,512
Posted By BowlOfRed
Ah didn't see that this was pure userspace. Most...

Ah didn't see that this was pure userspace. Most of those reboots (again, not as familiar with windows) were due to the upgrade tooling framework making it trivial to ask/require the reboot.

I'll...
Forum: Computers and the Internet 20th July 2022, 02:12 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,512
Posted By BowlOfRed
Probably depends on "needed". I remember some...

Probably depends on "needed". I remember some analysis of this back for Solaris, but I suspect anything else is similar.

A lot of the restarts were required because it wasn't possible to tell if...
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 9th July 2022, 12:07 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,010
Posted By BowlOfRed
I would assume a flickering light on a power...

I would assume a flickering light on a power strip/surge protector means that they used a neon light and it's been on for a few years. They degrade and start flickering over time and may have zero...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 21st June 2022, 01:37 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,385
Posted By BowlOfRed
I don't know where the damage was specifically,...

I don't know where the damage was specifically, but I can well believe those dramatic pictures were on the segment of US-89 between Gardiner and Mammoth through the Gardiner canyon. If so, that...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 20th June 2022, 06:01 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,385
Posted By BowlOfRed
Yellowstone's facebook page announces that the...

Yellowstone's facebook page announces that the northern loop is expected to open in two weeks or less.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 16th June 2022, 11:27 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,385
Posted By BowlOfRed
Probably a bit, but much of the Pacific portion...

Probably a bit, but much of the Pacific portion of the Yellowstone area drains to the Snake and the Columbia rather than the Colorado.

I found one "weekly precipitation" map for the US and it...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 14th June 2022, 10:04 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,385
Posted By BowlOfRed
And that's the only road open in winter to let...

And that's the only road open in winter to let the Cooke City folks out. Wonder how that's going to work.
Forum: Economics, Business and Finance 2nd June 2022, 03:57 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 1,086
Posted By BowlOfRed
Might be a regional thing. I think detailed...

Might be a regional thing. I think detailed employment contracts are very standard in UK/Europe, especially including notice periods (on both sides).

In the US, I normally just get a printed...
Forum: Computers and the Internet 26th May 2022, 05:34 PM
Replies: 1,343
Views: 76,018
Posted By BowlOfRed
Surely that's the project name for the new Intel...

Surely that's the project name for the new Intel processor.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 22nd May 2022, 01:52 PM
Replies: 1,794
Views: 83,829
Posted By BowlOfRed
Compatibility and etiquette are going to be more...

Compatibility and etiquette are going to be more of a problem at supercharger stations as the demand grows unless the power providers start doing a lot better job.
Forum: Computers and the Internet 13th May 2022, 12:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,120
Posted By BowlOfRed
My mom sold paintings for a long time. Only go...

My mom sold paintings for a long time. Only go down that road if you're really interested in doing that work, not if you're trying to sell paintings.

* check galleries. See if any want to...
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 6th May 2022, 02:06 PM
Replies: 1,101
Views: 72,894
Posted By BowlOfRed
Depends on the instrument. NIRCAM can reach into...

Depends on the instrument. NIRCAM can reach into the reds, but I think the images released so far are from MIRI, which can't get close. Shortest it is supposed to see is 5 microns, or 5000 nm. We...
Forum: Computers and the Internet 3rd May 2022, 07:55 PM
Replies: 1,343
Views: 76,018
Posted By BowlOfRed
One of the joys of working for a university is...

One of the joys of working for a university is that sometimes companies will dump crap for tax purposes donate items to us that never actually went to production.

I was trying to get support on an...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 2nd May 2022, 03:43 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 2,420
Posted By BowlOfRed
KwikFit says don't rotate (except when you're...

KwikFit says don't rotate (except when you're replacing one or more, put the new one on the back)
Tyreleader says rotate every 5000 unless you have different sizes.
(And a Stackexchange question...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 28th April 2022, 05:07 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 2,420
Posted By BowlOfRed
Is that present in something other than a Honda...

Is that present in something other than a Honda Odyssey? Yes, I assume it's for kids, but in the Odyssey, it's not great. The angle is a bit high and the curved image is small enough that it's...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 28th April 2022, 10:46 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 2,420
Posted By BowlOfRed
Most of the time I don't mind the temperature,...

Most of the time I don't mind the temperature, but I have 2 problems with it.

* There's no way to do "vent". On nice days I can't just have that open. I can turn off A/C and turn the temperature...
Forum: History, Literature, and the Arts 28th April 2022, 10:34 AM
Replies: 587
Views: 26,064
Posted By BowlOfRed
I did watch that one. I was much less familiar...

I did watch that one. I was much less familiar with any of the legal aspects and how most of it ties back to contract law. I thought it was pretty interesting.
Forum: History, Literature, and the Arts 27th April 2022, 01:13 PM
Replies: 587
Views: 26,064
Posted By BowlOfRed
~30 minutes long, but Steve Mould did a video on...

~30 minutes long, but Steve Mould did a video on NFTs.

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Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 26th April 2022, 11:00 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 2,420
Posted By BowlOfRed
I don't mind the knowledge. I might not want to...

I don't mind the knowledge. I might not want to pay the cost for that information, though.
Forum: Computers and the Internet 8th April 2022, 11:28 AM
Replies: 1,343
Views: 76,018
Posted By BowlOfRed
I'm a fan of social engineering names. We...

I'm a fan of social engineering names.

We ran a lab of Macintosh systems back in '92 or so (in the same building with the Hawaiian mountains for hostnames). It was much harder back then to...
Forum: Computers and the Internet 7th April 2022, 08:20 PM
Replies: 1,343
Views: 76,018
Posted By BowlOfRed
We used to have lots and lots of different...

We used to have lots and lots of different groups, each of which wanted at topic. SF authors, fish, dogs, owls, rivers, etc.. One of them chose Hawaiian peaks.

Typing maunakea and others was...
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 7th April 2022, 12:22 AM
Replies: 1,101
Views: 72,894
Posted By BowlOfRed
Man made fusion for power production is not real...

Man made fusion for power production is not real today. But if you're willing pay for the energy cost, fusion reactions are commonplace in particle accelerators and have been for decades.

In...
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 5th April 2022, 08:36 PM
Replies: 1,101
Views: 72,894
Posted By BowlOfRed
Not fission, but fusion. Just a form that takes...

Not fission, but fusion. Just a form that takes energy rather than produces it.



Yes, all sorts of common and nearly impossible isotopes have been created in accelerators and the energies and...
Forum: Religion and Philosophy 3rd April 2022, 05:37 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,796
Posted By BowlOfRed
For formal writing (and for not confusing unknown...

For formal writing (and for not confusing unknown audiences), I would agree with you. But "jive" for the "accord" sense of "jibe" is well-established in some regions. Probably originally was just a...
Forum: Computers and the Internet 31st March 2022, 11:15 PM
Replies: 1,343
Views: 76,018
Posted By BowlOfRed
Why not? The thing has to have access to the...

Why not? The thing has to have access to the full password so it can be sent on. It can't just store a hash locally since it's not the entity doing the final authentication.

Looks like lastpass...
Forum: Computers and the Internet 31st March 2022, 10:40 PM
Replies: 1,343
Views: 76,018
Posted By BowlOfRed
Speculation is that part of the OKTA (which my...

Speculation is that part of the OKTA (which my company uses heavily) incident involved the attackers finding a spreadsheet that had passwords in it, dumped from someone's lastpass and stored on a...
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 31st March 2022, 10:34 PM
Replies: 1,101
Views: 72,894
Posted By BowlOfRed
You would have had to back up to another post to...

You would have had to back up to another post to see why the thread was created. Basically the OP appeared to be claiming that the diffraction spikes were added by nasa intentionally as part of the...
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 31st March 2022, 11:08 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,243
Posted By BowlOfRed
Yes, I'm not at all claiming that it would be...

Yes, I'm not at all claiming that it would be "safe" in some sense. Just that If I'm a soldier in the area and hungry, eating a piece of deer meat might not be what I'm most worried about today. ...
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 31st March 2022, 10:51 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,243
Posted By BowlOfRed
I have no information about the site...

I have no information about the site specifically, but it's not what I would expect. My understanding is that most of the site is "safe", but unchecked. And the danger is in hidden hotspots that...
Forum: Computers and the Internet 30th March 2022, 08:25 PM
Replies: 1,343
Views: 76,018
Posted By BowlOfRed
Very possible, but my vote is on a Mordac. ...

Very possible, but my vote is on a Mordac.

Ooo, it's possible to lock everything down like that? That would be more secure, wouldn't it? Make it happen!
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 30th March 2022, 02:44 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,475
Posted By BowlOfRed
What is the pedantic difference between gaseous...

What is the pedantic difference between gaseous water and vapor water?
Forum: USA Politics 17th March 2022, 09:57 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 3,217
Posted By BowlOfRed
Some don't care what the "official" timezone is...

Some don't care what the "official" timezone is and change the clocks anyway.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Xinjiang_Time
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 17th March 2022, 01:27 AM
Replies: 1,101
Views: 72,894
Posted By BowlOfRed
Almost any telescope shows artifacts when imaging...

Almost any telescope shows artifacts when imaging something way over the sensitivity limit. Hubble shows 90 degree crosses due to the struts in the optical path for bright sources.
...
Forum: USA Politics 16th March 2022, 11:13 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 3,217
Posted By BowlOfRed
I'm in the "It was awful patching all the systems...

I'm in the "It was awful patching all the systems to get the correct timezone information last time. I don't care much as long as you give us at *least* 24 months lead time for any changes" camp. ...
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 13th March 2022, 04:56 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,529
Posted By BowlOfRed
From a physics point of view it is possible. But...

From a physics point of view it is possible. But from an engineering point of view it is completely untested. Mars trips are going to be seriously mass constrained. Any method of artificial...
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 13th March 2022, 12:25 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,529
Posted By BowlOfRed
The quote specifically said the length of the...

The quote specifically said the length of the trip from earth to mars. That's normally planned for 9 months.



3 months of that time would not be zero-g, but on the ~38% earth gravity of mars.
Forum: Computers and the Internet 10th March 2022, 11:57 PM
Replies: 1,343
Views: 76,018
Posted By BowlOfRed
My office is finally back to a significant...

My office is finally back to a significant opening (still not required to go in, but most services are open). Went in today and there's a lot of folks in the cafe, but almost no one in my office...
Forum: Computers and the Internet 10th March 2022, 03:42 PM
Replies: 1,343
Views: 76,018
Posted By BowlOfRed
The acronyms and names used in this video are...

The acronyms and names used in this video are smack dab on. I get the feeling that it's supposed to be an "over the top" parody, but it's close to documentary. Sort of the same feeling I get...
Forum: Education 9th March 2022, 01:45 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 5,806
Posted By BowlOfRed
I don't have a source, but my memory is that...

I don't have a source, but my memory is that phrases like this can have different regional interpretations. A population may be comfortable with the construction (and have a generally agreed upon...
Forum: Computers and the Internet 24th February 2022, 11:42 PM
Replies: 1,343
Views: 76,018
Posted By BowlOfRed
Our last round we reprinted all our badges...

Our last round we reprinted all our badges without names so someone that finds it can't fake the name.
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 18th February 2022, 03:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 642
Posted By BowlOfRed
Which decade? We don't name/identify them like...

Which decade? We don't name/identify them like we do centuries.

I'm sure everyone was thinking "before 1970", but it was ambiguous (probably intentionally). I'm sure if it had slipped, folks...
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 18th February 2022, 03:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 642
Posted By BowlOfRed
Even after the fire, the investigation, and the...

Even after the fire, the investigation, and the changes to the equipment, the Apollo craft was still flown with pure oxygen as designed, just it was always at 5psi. A bit higher than the normal O2...
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 18th February 2022, 09:55 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 642
Posted By BowlOfRed
I would rephrase that as "you shouldn't use a...

I would rephrase that as "you shouldn't use a high partial pressure of oxygen in a spacecraft".

Unfortunately, it was easy for folks at the time to not equate "use" with "be inside of for...
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