Hi! My name is Lisa. I was born under a cabbage leaf over 40 years ago. I'm married to a wonderful, stick-in-the-mud, loving, caring husband. We have a 17 year old son who is in puberty. Puberty is hell.
When the Panther OS is released in September, it will be optimized for 64-bit, so by this fall the Apple G5 will be one hellacious computing machine
2003-06, online tech news
Note: hellacious is not the same as “hellish”, though similar. AHD gives this definition:adj. 1. Distasteful and repellant: hellacious smog. 2. Slang Extraordinary, remarkable: a hellacious catch of fish.
In 2003, the Euro dollar is strong against US dollar. However, such is not good for Europeans merchants who import to US. My friend commented that value of Euro to US dollars is a pyrrhic victory. His usage is not exactly correct. See Pyrrhic victory
a friend philosopher studies hermeneutics. In that context, the word exegesis comes up often.
Tell me Will, did you enjoy it? Your first murder? Of course you did. And why shouldn't it feel good? It does to God. Why only last week in Texas, he dropped a whole church roof on the heads of 34 of his worshippers, just as they were groveling for him. He wouldn't begrudge you one journalist.
Literature avers that Unix succeeded because of its technical superiority. This is not true. Unix was evolutionarily superior to its competitors, but not technically superior. Unix became a commercial success because it was a virus. Its sole evolutionary advantage was its small size, simple design, and resulting portability. Later it became popular and commercially successful because it piggy-backed on three very successful hosts: the PDP-11, the VAX, and Sun workstations. (The Sun was in fact designed to be a virus vector.)
Sun Microsystems Inc. (Nasdaq:SUNW - news), looking to poach customers from a rival in a weak market for server computers, said on Thursday it had begun contacting companies that may be worried about a legal challenge to IBM's rights to the Unix (news - web sites) operating system.
online tech news.«Sun Looking to Swoop In on Worried IBM Customers», Reuters, 2003-06-20?.
“It's all very exciting,” deadpanned marine biologist Sylvia Earle, who holds the world's record for untethered undersea exploration — the oceans' equivalent of spacewalking. “It confirms what many of us had suspected for a long time.”