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Like the redesign! Is it Bootstrap based?

Some feedback: the button hover states could be a bit more intense and some transitions would be nice (e.g. the navigation flyout on smartphones). The navigation button is also missing a cursor: pointer attribute.

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No entirely true: A lot of information is transmitted via AIS these days. For example current water depths (St Lawrence Seaway or on the Danube in Europe) are transmitted and used for navigation on these waterways. You also have the possibility to place a distress signal with AIS, which would quite likely lead to a Search and Rescue operation, costing huge amounts of money and taking away resources from real emergencies.

AIS is directly connected to an ECDIS on a ship's bridge, which is the digital replacement for maritime paper charts. AIS targets are displayed in these ECDIS systems and (see above) in some regions of the world the information shown there is also influenced by AIS data.

Also a lot of ports are using AIS (together with radar) to keep an eye on the traffic - spamming those systems, which is easily possible, would quite likely cause severe troubles for larger ports like London or Los Angeles.

I'm honestly surprised that nobody has yet DoS'd a larger port or other infrastructure.

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I'm honestly surprised that nobody has yet DoS'd a larger port or other infrastructure.

It's probably because most people don't want to do that. Outside of prisons, a good chunk of human safety relies on the fact that most people would rather preserve their own safety than take away that of others.

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All of the ships that I have been on have the overlay feature on the ECDIS turned off. It tends to make the screen too crowded in busy ports. If the mates need to look at someone's name they just compare the reported position from AIS to position on the RADAR/ECDIS of the ship they are trying to contact.

Also, the AIS data is self reporting so if they forget to change the information then it's useless anyways. I've seen 'anchored' ships driving away at 10 knots.

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It is fairly short range. 9600bps @ about 162MHz doesn't travel much further than the curvature of the earth. If you started jamming it the FCC and the Coast Guard would become interested fairly quickly since they now use this as part of the port security system.

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My MBA 2011 will still not wake up from sleep. Need to hard shutdown it every time. :(

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No warranty left? I would return it with such problems.

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What parts of Wikipedia did they censor? Quite interested in that.

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The article Virgin Killer was blocked for four days because of "child pornography".

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Virgin_Killer

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia#Sexual_content

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Thanks for the info!

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I'm guessing it's this case he's referring to: http://www.theregister.co.uk/2008/12/07/brit_isps_censor_wik...

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http://www.guardian.co.uk/technology/blog/2008/dec/08/intern...

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I guess wikileaks, not wikipedia

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Nope wikipedia. Over 'Child porn' images

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I think this quite reflects the whole evolution theory - something quite good is replaced by something a little bit better, which is again replaced by something a bit better, and so on, and so on, and so on.

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It more so to me reflects the knee-jerk reaction of many in the Ruby community to jump to newer projects simply because they are newer. I like rvm a lot and use it all the time. I'm sure rbenv is a good solution as well. I think it's a bit premature to say it's an overall better solution.

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