• bvs23bkv33 (unregistered)

    comment is not first

  • RLB (unregistered)

    Imagine the number of demons you could make fly out of your nose in over a hundred gigayears!

  • (nodebb)

    135000 billion years ...yeah that's a long wait. Who knew that strcmp back in the day run so slowly? I'd love to know what OS and hardware they were running back then that allowed the test to still finish! Just imagine whatever must have powered that device. But I'm most interested in the person that was waiting for the output until now, that was kind enough to share the results with us. Hope it was worth the wait? They probably went to production regardless without that test result...

  • Odin (unregistered)

    If it croaks at Ushuaia (fifty-something south), I wonder how it would do in Reykjavik (sixty-something north). Let alone in the polar regions themselves...

  • Fake Frist (unregistered)

    So Louise H is actually called Joyce.

  • (author) in reply to Fake Frist

    I know right? Hey, whatever submitters want to be called, that's what I do.

    I imagine..."My friends call me Joyce, but you can call me Louise H." or "Hey Louise! It's me, Joyce. Send this email to that awesome site you visit all the time."

  • Groz (unregistered)

    The search results for "noise" is the website's way of saying "WHAT? WHAT DID YOU SAY? I CAN'T HEAR YOU! WHAT DID YOU SAY?"

  • flash (unregistered)

    Paying one-time up front has typically received a discount. I've begun to notice the reverse: lower charges for paying monthly. I think the merchant wants to give an incentive for setting up automatic payments. The merchant must be counting on auto-paying customers to keep on paying after the year is up, resulting in greater revenues than for one-time payment customers who may fail to sign up again for another year.

  • Barret Blake (google)

    No, no, that's absolutely correct. XML parsing is not OK. It should die a thousand flaming deaths in the worst hellfire of the deepest pit of the fiery abyss of hell.

  • eric bloedow (unregistered)

    i've recently been watching lots of Youtube videos about the Flat Earth Society...some of them tried to make an App to track the position of the Sun...and got it VERY wrong! it points to a place at least 45 degrees different than the ACTUAL sun! those IDIOTS. (ding)

  • Somebody Somewhere (unregistered)

    Nitpick: 135 billion years is a long time, sure, but it's not "death of many universes" by a long shot. There are red dwarf stars active today that will still be going strong for another 5-10 trillion years.

  • Dvon E (unregistered) in reply to Somebody Somewhere

    Run time is not Clock time, which includes waiting for civilization to make computers again. You now know a small amount of information can survive the giB gnaB.

    This geas has been satisfied. Ask your next question well.

  • (nodebb) in reply to eric bloedow

    The flat earth idea does not work for the entire southern hemisphere.

  • (nodebb) in reply to Zemm

    That's okay; on a flat Earth there's no such thing as a southern "hemisphere".

  • Regurgitated rubbish (unregistered) in reply to Zemm

    As an Australian, I don't exist.

  • Alex Papadumbass (unregistered)

    What's a thsi time?

  • Darkness (unregistered)

    TRWTF is that Ushuaia doesn't exhibit polar night. It's about as polar as northern Germany.

  • (nodebb) in reply to Darkness

    Maybe. But there is a sign on the number of the latitude degrees. Some great code monkey will translate those Fahrenheit degrees into Celsius degrees (or the other way round, or what ever) before doing the celestial math. See: 55°C make 131°F, but -20°C make -4°F, and now you have a negative Fahrenheit number which just negatively interferes with Apple's Great Calendar (which is known for its ability to position the last Sunday of March in the first week of April...).

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