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2000? [edit: yes! - i change my nick so as... 5,067 Views / 156 Replies  
2000?

[edit: yes! - i change my nick so as to keep my posts < 1000. i remembered my old passwd]
Posted by adamk, on Mar 29, 2006 at 10:19 PM, in MacNN Lounge
okay, i read some more and think i have found the... 556 Views / 2 Replies  
okay, i read some more and think i have found the answer to my own question.

from http://www.cocoadevcentral.com/articles/000086.php :


which seems to suggest that i could implement...
Posted by adamk, on May 6, 2005 at 01:44 PM, in Developer Center
ied be pressing that button every three seconds.... 459 Views / 4 Replies  
ied be pressing that button every three seconds. would use lots of batteries...
Posted by adamk, on May 6, 2005 at 12:21 AM, in Political/War Lounge
can this be done with Core Data? 556 Views / 2 Replies  
i haven't bought tiger yet, so i haven't had a chance to play with xcode 2.0, but i have been reading up on it. while, it seems powerful, i haven't found any evidence that it can do some things that...
Posted by adamk, on May 5, 2005 at 12:11 PM, in Developer Center
it's 100% all inclusive as long as you exclude... 528 Views / 16 Replies  
it's 100% all inclusive as long as you exclude nontheists and polytheists. :)
Posted by adamk, on Apr 25, 2005 at 03:20 PM, in Political/War Lounge
i was able to backup all my files. the drive, i... 447 Views / 4 Replies  
i was able to backup all my files. the drive, i believe, has a three-year warranty, and i bought it a year ago. not sure if i need to contact IBM or OWC (where i bought it from). this is the second...
Posted by adamk, on Apr 25, 2005 at 02:22 PM, in Mac OS X
isolating bad blocks, divide and conquer 447 Views / 4 Replies  
hi,

my hard drive has developed bad blocks, and seeing as how i can't afford a new one, i was wondering if anyone had suggestions on whether or not this will work. i plan on partitioning the hd...
Posted by adamk, on Apr 25, 2005 at 01:53 PM, in Mac OS X
just return the pledge to it's original state... 528 Views / 16 Replies  
just return the pledge to it's original state (pre 1945) , drop the religion, and focus on what it is meant to be, allegiance to a nation.

what's wrong with being inclusive anyway? does...
Posted by adamk, on Apr 25, 2005 at 12:04 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Re: Re: Re: Getting Airport to auto connect on a PowerBook? 558 Views / 10 Replies  
this was a problem i experienced after running a security update on 10.3.8, and selecting "Automatic" did fix the problem. i guess the user-setting was over-ruling the default option (which was the...
Posted by adamk, on Apr 10, 2005 at 11:55 AM, in Networking
Re: Florida says die scumbags, die! 574 Views / 17 Replies  
have i got this right? if a person walks up to you at night, and you feel threatened, you can shoot the person with no consequences. in fact, he doesn't even need to be walking towards you. he could...
Posted by adamk, on Apr 6, 2005 at 02:50 PM, in Political/War Lounge
chris, there is a way to use spotlight from... 4,315 Views / 114 Replies  
chris,

there is a way to use spotlight from the terminal. from working with spotlight (http://developer.apple.com/macosx/tiger/spotlight.html)



it seems like you might need to know some...
Posted by adamk, on Apr 6, 2005 at 12:08 PM, in Mac OS X
702 Views / 14 Replies  
Posted by adamk, on Apr 5, 2005 at 01:34 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Re: San Francisco May Regulate Blogging 459 Views / 7 Replies  
so, if you receive money from a candidate to support them on your blog, you have to say as much? that is what i have gotten out of this piece of legislation. isn't that a standard practice anyway, if...
Posted by adamk, on Apr 5, 2005 at 01:20 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Illegal immigrants aid Social Security - Workers'... 702 Views / 14 Replies  
Illegal immigrants aid Social Security - Workers' payroll taxes yearly bring up to $7 billion

http://seattlepi.nwsource.com/national/218791_immig05.html
Posted by adamk, on Apr 5, 2005 at 12:09 PM, in Political/War Lounge
the commision doesn't think it's so bad (from the... 721 Views / 32 Replies  
the commision doesn't think it's so bad (from the original article):



which makes me wonder how important those side notes were. it may be that they are unimportant or that their contents would...
Posted by adamk, on Apr 1, 2005 at 03:19 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: clarification? 721 Views / 32 Replies  
not vital, yet classified. would you rather he throw a classifed document in the trash so the janitor or secretary could possibly look at it? his law firm had shredding facilities. why didn't he use...
Posted by adamk, on Apr 1, 2005 at 01:16 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Re: Re: Re: Re: clarification? 721 Views / 32 Replies  
yes, budster it should be clear to the average reader that i got it when i wrote "i think the important thing that i missed is what simey pointed out, the hand-written notes in the margins". you...
Posted by adamk, on Apr 1, 2005 at 12:25 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Re: Re: clarification? 721 Views / 32 Replies  
it is stated that he had copies of the documents. whether berger knew this or not, does not change the fact that he still had copies...

not necessarily. ever make a backup of a file you've already...
Posted by adamk, on Apr 1, 2005 at 11:39 AM, in Political/War Lounge
clarification? 721 Views / 32 Replies  
i am taking "copies" to not mean "originals". and i couldn't find any refutation that "previously" has been changed. the shredding of the "copies" occured at his office, not in the national archives,...
Posted by adamk, on Apr 1, 2005 at 10:58 AM, in Political/War Lounge
airport turns off on logout, doesn't turn on on login 460 Views / 0 Replies  
well, the subject pretty much says it all. used to be airport activated when the computer was turned on and stayed on until it was turned off. now, when i login i have to select my network from the...
Posted by adamk, on Mar 31, 2005 at 03:22 PM, in Networking
aftershocks release residual energy after a... 893 Views / 21 Replies  
aftershocks release residual energy after a prominent earthquake. usually they decline in magnitude until all the stress is released on the fault. but the plates keep on moving and that the stress...
Posted by adamk, on Mar 29, 2005 at 01:18 AM, in MacNN Lounge
um, like i said before, enough so that they don't... 1,056 Views / 49 Replies  
um, like i said before, enough so that they don't need to rely on gov't foodstamps for food? and maybe we could give everyone a cadillac too.

i guess you really don't believe this New World Order...
Posted by adamk, on Mar 23, 2005 at 12:13 PM, in Political/War Lounge
i want you to answer a question with an answer,... 1,056 Views / 49 Replies  
i want you to answer a question with an answer, not a question. so, you are scared of the new world order, right? do you see any evidence of this new world order being imposed on you right now, or...
Posted by adamk, on Mar 23, 2005 at 11:59 AM, in Political/War Lounge
dp 1,056 Views / 49 Replies  
dp
Posted by adamk, on Mar 23, 2005 at 11:24 AM, in Political/War Lounge
i guess i meant 'distribution' of wealth, but i... 1,056 Views / 49 Replies  
i guess i meant 'distribution' of wealth, but i think you know what i meant. am i kidding? about what? asking you a question? no, i was trying to see what reasoning you had for believing that wealth...
Posted by adamk, on Mar 23, 2005 at 11:22 AM, in Political/War Lounge
and how is this being carried out right now? in... 1,056 Views / 49 Replies  
and how is this being carried out right now? in the united states? do you see this happening when segregation of wealth is becoming greater in most countries?
Posted by adamk, on Mar 22, 2005 at 10:53 PM, in Political/War Lounge
well, i read the speech. and the speech may... 1,056 Views / 49 Replies  
well, i read the speech.

and the speech may be about peace, but some of the promises required for that peace were not met. for example:

if we had kept our troops out of the Arabian Peninsula,...
Posted by adamk, on Mar 22, 2005 at 05:04 PM, in Political/War Lounge
no, hate to burst your... ah, too easy. the... 1,056 Views / 49 Replies  
no, hate to burst your... ah, too easy. the phrase "new world order" was uttered by george h. bush in 1991.
link (http://www.al-bab.com/arab/docs/pal/pal10.htm)
[edit: who took the phrase from...
Posted by adamk, on Mar 22, 2005 at 04:26 PM, in Political/War Lounge
i never had the idea that they wanted to rule the... 1,056 Views / 49 Replies  
i never had the idea that they wanted to rule the world ourselves, rather be able to control the governments around the world, to get the natural resources the US needs. it's far easier to coerce...
Posted by adamk, on Mar 22, 2005 at 04:21 PM, in Political/War Lounge
and yours did nothing to rebuke it. way to go! ... 1,056 Views / 49 Replies  
and yours did nothing to rebuke it. way to go!

but his points do entail a lot of what has been publicly endorsed by the project for a new american century (http://www.newamericancentury.org/). you...
Posted by adamk, on Mar 22, 2005 at 03:26 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Re: Re: dealing with NSPoint 548 Views / 2 Replies  
thanks!
Posted by adamk, on Mar 16, 2005 at 03:49 PM, in Developer Center
dealing with NSPoint 548 Views / 2 Replies  
two questions really. first, how can i make an NSPoint return to a nil-value? i have tried:

myNSPoint = nil; // also NULL, null, etc.

but that doesn't seem to work.

second, how do i encode...
Posted by adamk, on Mar 16, 2005 at 03:36 PM, in Developer Center
try this... ... 2,731 Views / 17 Replies  
try this...

http://www.acad.sunytccc.edu/instruct/sbrown/ti83/quadrat.htm

or

http://math.arizona.edu/~krawczyk/Calculator/TI83QF.html

found this by googling "quadratic formula ti-83"
Posted by adamk, on Mar 15, 2005 at 10:51 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Re: Re: The Independent tentatively asks: Was Bush Right After All? 554 Views / 13 Replies  
this is definately a step in the right direction, though i doubt that much will change for them. that is to say women will still not be seen as equals as men in these countries, partly due to...
Posted by adamk, on Mar 8, 2005 at 01:25 PM, in Political/War Lounge
possible to change UID, needed for nfs 465 Views / 5 Replies  
i want to change my UID on either my mac or linux box so that they match so i can use nfs to access my linux from my mac. have i done a good thing by posting before trying this out? what problems...
Posted by adamk, on Mar 3, 2005 at 10:38 PM, in Mac OS X
i agree, and even much of those violent crimes... 549 Views / 14 Replies  
i agree, and even much of those violent crimes stem from the ilicit drug trade. the war on drugs (in it's 20th year?) has been largely ineffective. i believe that billions devoted to the war on drugs...
Posted by adamk, on Mar 2, 2005 at 03:22 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Re: Abortion / illegal drugs hypocrisy? 549 Views / 14 Replies  
beware the brush with which you paint. i am 'liberal' and i don't conform to your characterization. i think you should be able to do what you want with your body.

as far as drugs, if you look at...
Posted by adamk, on Mar 2, 2005 at 02:42 PM, in Political/War Lounge
with friends like these, who needs enemies... ... 840 Views / 11 Replies  
with friends like these, who needs enemies...

i'm suprised no one has tried to dispute the oil claim.
Posted by adamk, on Mar 2, 2005 at 01:28 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Re: Re: Bible Theory #1 2,530 Views / 118 Replies  
the first thing that strikes me about this page is their first line of evidence is that historical and cultural accounts of the Flood can be found in numerous civilizations. my bible stories are a...
Posted by adamk, on Mar 2, 2005 at 12:11 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Iraq-Iran: Have we created a true axis of evil? 595 Views / 17 Replies  
actually the lines of latitude are defined from the north and south poles, the axis of the earth.
Posted by adamk, on Feb 15, 2005 at 03:24 PM, in Political/War Lounge
i can see how you would be hard-pressed to get... 584 Views / 21 Replies  
i can see how you would be hard-pressed to get that to work. i saw a system in san francisco wherein people get rides from one specific place to another e.g. from berkeley BART (across the bay...
Posted by adamk, on Feb 15, 2005 at 02:40 PM, in Political/War Lounge
except in the case where employees who can... 584 Views / 21 Replies  
except in the case where employees who can carpool go to work at the same time. and have different car pools start at different times. that seems to encompass both car-pooling and flexi-time. i'll...
Posted by adamk, on Feb 15, 2005 at 02:05 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Re: States Mull Taxing Drivers By Mile 584 Views / 21 Replies  
my first question is how would that implement it without imposing big brother-like technologies such as GPS? oh that's what they want to do. keeping track of odometer changes doesn't provide the...
Posted by adamk, on Feb 15, 2005 at 01:44 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Re: Re: help, need to re-install java tools 459 Views / 4 Replies  
huh,

Usage: jar {ctxu}[vfm0Mi] [jar-file] [manifest-file] [-C dir] files ...
Options:
-c create new archive

does the "-" before the c matter? anyway, i made it work by using

jar...
Posted by adamk, on Feb 11, 2005 at 03:00 PM, in Developer Center
help, need to re-install java tools 459 Views / 4 Replies  
i need to package some programs in a .jar file, but everytime i use the jar tool, jibberish is printed to the screen. what is the best way to re-install the program.


102 10:05:59 [cactus]:~...
Posted by adamk, on Feb 11, 2005 at 11:08 AM, in Developer Center
Re: Re: Using Airport and Ethernet as one connection? 439 Views / 5 Replies  
i usually use my airport connection, but if i have my laptop at my desk, i will plug in the ethernet cord and the computer appears to use both interfaces (i can see activity on the ethernet hub as...
Posted by adamk, on Feb 7, 2005 at 11:37 PM, in Mac OS X
thanks for the reply. i really wanted to try and... 550 Views / 3 Replies  
thanks for the reply. i really wanted to try and learn threads, but it may not be the best solution in this case. while thinking more about it, i got the idea of placing threads in series - starting...
Posted by adamk, on Jan 29, 2005 at 11:49 AM, in Developer Center
java program design q's 550 Views / 3 Replies  
hi,

i am working on a pure-java program that does some statistical analysis on some randomly-generated datasets and am wondering if threading would be a good idea for the program. as it stands...
Posted by adamk, on Jan 27, 2005 at 10:35 PM, in Developer Center
Re: President George W. Bush's inaugural address 1,154 Views / 50 Replies  
so is china worried?
Posted by adamk, on Jan 20, 2005 at 03:06 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Re: A Riddle... 672 Views / 20 Replies  
2,752 WTC 2001/9/11
26,271 ?
265,000 ~ 10,000 projected tsunami deaths? iraqi (civilian) deaths?

each increasing by an order of magnitude
Posted by adamk, on Jan 4, 2005 at 01:01 PM, in Political/War Lounge
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