Breaking News
Comments
Newest First | Oldest First | Threaded View
<<   <   Page 2 / 2
anon9303122
User Rank
Author
re: Not the end of the world, says NASA
anon9303122   12/19/2012 2:25:25 AM
NO RATINGS
I'd be a lot more concerned with Windows 8 than the Mayan calendar. It sounds like it's everything I don't want in an operating system. What's up with those folks in Redmond? Don't they understand some of us use computers as tools, not entertainment. My company is still using XP. We're about to roll out Win 7 and I'm not looking forward to the churn this will cause my system. Yeah, the IT folks have been testing 7 for over a year, blah, blah, blah, but with every "upgrade", there is ALWAYS pain and suffering, especially with the engineering tools which the IT folks understand the least.

anon9303122
User Rank
Author
re: Not the end of the world, says NASA
anon9303122   12/19/2012 2:19:41 AM
NO RATINGS
Remember the Hale Bopp comet? I estimate about the same number of people are concerned with rolling the Mayan calendar over to Ver 2.0.

Karlsbad
User Rank
Author
re: Not the end of the world, says NASA
Karlsbad   12/18/2012 10:58:36 PM
NO RATINGS
But what about Dark Matter and Dark Energy? They can't be up to anything good! NASA's keeping mum on this and I, for one, expect that there's a dark satanic conspiracy at the root of it. NASA's “Why the world didn’t end yesterday" is probably just a cover-up to shield us from the real truth that ancient reptilian aliens, disguised as human, are exploiting the earth for their own financial gain.

David Ashton
User Rank
Author
re: Not the end of the world, says NASA
David Ashton   12/18/2012 9:54:22 PM
NO RATINGS
The world actually ended at midnight on Dec 31,1999 (ie just before Y2K). However, most people were too drunk to notice....

Max The Magnificent
User Rank
Author
re: Not the end of the world, says NASA
Max The Magnificent   12/18/2012 9:21:21 PM
NO RATINGS
Did you see my EOTWAWKI (End Of The World As We Know It) blog in which all is explained: http://www.eetimes.com/electronics-blogs/the-engineering-life-around-the-web/4234020/Counting-down-to-the-EOTWAWKI

AndyMikel
User Rank
Author
re: Not the end of the world, says NASA
AndyMikel   12/18/2012 8:11:19 AM
NO RATINGS
Guys must see this. http://www.stumbleupon.com/su/9RX2p5/www.gay3ty.com/the-world-will-end-in-2012/

Bert22306
User Rank
Author
re: Not the end of the world, says NASA
Bert22306   12/17/2012 11:44:30 PM
NO RATINGS
Wait, I thought the end of the world already happened, May 21, 2011, right?

EREBUS0
User Rank
Author
re: Not the end of the world, says NASA
EREBUS0   12/17/2012 9:29:21 PM
NO RATINGS
I guess the possibility of the calendar just starting over escaped the gloom and doom people. I guess they missed the part about the calendar being 5200 years before it resets. Much ado about nothing, really. People act like the sky is falling. Didn't we go through that with the Y2K idiocy?

ReneCardenas
User Rank
Author
re: Not the end of the world, says NASA
ReneCardenas   12/17/2012 8:12:53 PM
NO RATINGS
Like this briefing and it makes so much sense, just wish it were available to higher distribution media points... Keep up the great work

<<   <   Page 2 / 2


Datasheets.com Parts Search

185 million searchable parts
(please enter a part number or hit search to begin)
Radio
LATEST ARCHIVED BROADCAST

What are the engineering and design challenges in creating successful IoT devices? These devices are usually small, resource-constrained electronics designed to sense, collect, send, and/or interpret data. Some of the devices need to be smart enough to act upon data in real time, 24/7. Specifically the guests will discuss sensors, security, and lessons from IoT deployments.

Brought to you by:

Like Us on Facebook
Special Video Section
The LTC2380-24 is a versatile 24-bit SAR ADC that combines ...
In this short video we show an LED light demo to ...
02:46
Wireless Power enables applications where it is difficult ...
07:41
LEDs are being used in current luxury model automotive ...
With design sizes expected to increase by 5X through 2020, ...
01:48
Linear Technology’s LT8330 and LT8331, two Low Quiescent ...
The quality and reliability of Mill-Max's two-piece ...
LED lighting is an important feature in today’s and future ...
05:27
The LT8602 has two high voltage buck regulators with an ...
05:18
Silego Technology’s highly versatile Mixed-signal GreenPAK ...
The quality and reliability of Mill-Max's two-piece ...
01:34
Why the multicopter? It has every thing in it. 58 of ...
Security is important in all parts of the IoT chain, ...
Infineon explains their philosophy and why the multicopter ...
The LTC4282 Hot SwapTM controller allows a board to be ...
This video highlights the Zynq® UltraScale+™ MPSoC, and sho...
Homeowners may soon be able to store the energy generated ...
The LTC®6363 is a low power, low noise, fully differential ...
See the Virtex® UltraScale+™ FPGA with 32.75G backplane ...
Vincent Ching, applications engineer at Avago Technologies, ...