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Why not? With better PageRank, more people get to laugh at these guys. If people fall for them, that invokes Darwin in some way
"'Do what thou wilt...' is to bid Stars to shine, Vines to bear grapes, Water to seek its level; man is the only being in Nature that has striven to set himself at odds with himself."
It's the sheerest kind of stupidity. If China wanted to spy on western citizens, it's got millions of iphones, ipads, and android tablets it can call on, not to mention all the computers, laptops, IoT and other st*ff that we import from there -- the US alone did almost USD 800 milliard (Leftpond: billion) in trade with China in 2018.
A few million for the best and most advanced 5G tech is a drop in the ocean of that, and, since it's under so much scrutiny, you can bet the bottom dollar of that 800 milliard that they'll be very careful not to add anything that even looks like it shouldn't be there.
But what the Hell, let's spread rumours that 5G can spread the coronavirus, and stick with 4G, while the rest of the world moves on without us.
I wanna be a eunuchs developer! Pass me a bread knife!
and stick with 4G, while the rest of the world moves on without us.
And without germany
If something has a solution... Why do we have to worry about?. If it has no solution... For what reason do we have to worry about?
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They read in media that there is something that they didn't understand. Then it is dangerous.
As if those people fully understood anything at all ... from Spinning Jenny and onwards ...
People react to radiation if they believe it is there. Norwegian public television made a check, inviting several test persons in to see how soon they observe reaction to a mobile base station, Folkeopplysningen[^]. Unfortunately, the program seems to be unavailable abroad. It shows how a sizable group of people get dizzy, headaches etc. when exposed to a the radiation from a mobile base station transmitter. One by one, the test persons get so sick that they have to leave the test room. Needless to say: the transmitter was a mock-up; there was never any radiation whatsoever.
If you cannot access this video: There are dozens of such trials. Reports of people getting sick when the antennas were put up - before the transmitter was turned on. And so on. An essential part of the Norwegian TV program covers their efforts to make the "radiation sensitive" people come for a blind test to see if they really would be enable to distinguish between radiation and non-radiation: They are of course in principle very positive to contribute to such a test, but when it comes down to reality, their escapes and excuses for evading any real test is endless.
You will find numerous similar reports. Any report "proving" sensitivity to radiation at the level of mobile base stations turn out to be unverified, unverifiable by neutral observers. Yes, we know people can get sunburned from radiation in the PHz range. We know that meat can be cooked by high intensity radiation on the 2.5 GHz (microwave oven) range. This is like saying that you should never sit down right on top of that camp fire lit by the scout group, or dry your wet cat in the baking oven.
Terrorist countries have found a novel way to get our citizens to do their work for them so their people don't need to leave their countries. They will scare and divide the countries from within (as the US is doing), until civil war ensues. Then, these terrorist nations invade and wipe us all out.
And, the sad thing about it, this stench has been build for at least one to two generations. In local neighborhoods, neighbors don't socialize as they used to. In some places, people are suspicious of their neighbors. We need to have more, friendly neighborhood (block) parties and get to know who lives around us and get friendly.
Always a glutton for punishment, I started experimenting with the Julia programming language a few days ago. Here's some of my takeaways (keep in mind I'm a newbie to this language and environment, so these are first impressions).
1) On the language itself -- "Mikee likes it." I like a lot of thing about language itself. After working in C, C++, Pascal, Fortran, and few dozen other languages, I like the simplicity and structure of the language while it maintains a high level of capabilities. C++ is just sometimes too time consuming with its strong variable typing such that many statements become "classAVar = <some_kind_of_cast> classB.getter().toclassA()....".
Julia pretty much infers a variable's type from its usage. (You can have strong typing for a variable if you want.)
Statement structure tends to be simpler and clearer:
no need for statement ending ";", if condition statement(s) end for x in statement(s) end
3) Lots of automatic conversion for strings to integers/floats and vice versa. But you can override them.
4) Lots of capabilities for arrays, tuples, and vectors. Some are a little obtuse and higher on the learning curve.
Now for the bad news:
1) Build time is longer than most languages. Takes a long time to go from edit to test.
2) Primary development environment is REPL with IDE's are based on the Atom editor with Juno plugin. It's OK, but on a scale of 1-10, I'd give it about a 4. Not very efficient compared to MSVC or Qt Creator. Some things are downright cludgey.
3) Documentation is skimpy in both explanations and examples. Learning effort is substantial.
4) GUI support is based on GTK and needs substantial more development.
Bottom line--I like it, but it is early in its life cycle. Just released in 2018, I commend the authors for what they have accomplished. Their intent was to take the best from other languages such as C++, Lisp, Fortran, etc., and to that end, I believe they have accomplished what they set out to do.
It is obvious that they targeted (and they have said as much) the scientific/engineering market place. But, I think it has a lot of potential for general usage.
Being based on LLVM, it also has the capability of running on multiple system types. However, I did have to struggle to get it to run on my AMD K10 CPU due to the use of machine instructions that were not supported on my CPU.
For a language that is on V1.4.0, I give them much credit. I hope they are able to sustain their development efforts and take this to a level similar to MS Visual Studio or QT.
(Please remember: this a first glance on my part and subject to debugging.)
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