• Guest (unregistered)

    And all this time, I’ve been programming high for free. Guess I’m the chump.

  • Tempo (unregistered) in reply to Guest

    I guess that explains why so many of your code snippets end up as articles on this site.

  • (nodebb)

    I think that at absolute zero that rain would likely turn to snow. (As would the rest of the atmosphere.)

  • Brian (unregistered)

    Inkjet printers are TRWTF. So glad I switched to laser. Monochrome printing is a small sacrifice for not being constantly hounded about ink.

  • Some Random Person (unregistered)

    I was wondering about that last one & found a Ph.D. Dissertation Proposal that references the study.. https://web.eecs.umich.edu/~weimerw/students/MEndresProposalFinalText.pdf

  • (nodebb) in reply to Some Random Person

    So if we already have the Ballmer peak, would that study be trying to find the Endres groove?

    Hmm...or maybe the Endres game...no, probably not.

  • Tim (unregistered)

    I literally cannot imagine any circumstances under which I would buy a printer that requires a remote connection to the supplier in order for them to decide if and when I'm allowed to print something. I'm presuming the small print also allows them to print whatever they like whenever they like as well.

  • Jaloopa (unregistered) in reply to Tim

    The selling point is that instead of having to pay the silly amounts for a new ink cartridge, which you inevitably discover has run out right when you need to print something vitally important, you spread the silly amount over a monthly subscription and they automatically send you a new cartridge when they've determined you're running out

  • Old lurker (unregistered) in reply to Tim

    Yup, I'm never connecting any of my home appliances to the internet or my wifi. I can't think of a single benefit worth the hassle of giving up my choices and having to later ask permission to use MY devices. Besides, the strength of my network security equals its the security of its weakest link, which is probably extremely low for most of these devices. I'm not interested in helping supply a botnet or stay open for all kinds of malware and hacks, thank you.

    Also, if HP is so interested in "worrying about the ink" for me why don't they just pay for any future ink cartridges?

  • (nodebb)

    And I had always thought it was -459F. Looking it up I see they are assuming the heat death of the universe on Sunday, not merely the sun turning off.

  • (nodebb)

    Well, per wiki it's -459.67F. Which, when rounded to an integer for display purposes, is -460.

  • (nodebb) in reply to WTFGuy

    That 0.33°F is probably just some quantum fluctuation that will kick off another big bang. Nothing to worry about.

  • (nodebb) in reply to Brian

    Inkjet printers are TRWTF. So glad I switched to laser. Monochrome printing is a small sacrifice for not being constantly hounded about ink.

    Hmm. I must have done something wrong, then, because I switched to laser back in '16, and I can still print in colour...

  • Bart (unregistered)

    I need to work on my NaN streak in Duolingo too

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