“It is important to note that GPS (as currently deployed) is a one way signal that is locally integrated to compute position and time. There is absolutely no reason for a GPS receiver (which all devices are) to need to ‘share’ that information in order to function,” Touch explains in a later email. “GPS devices that display maps need to download those maps, either during manufacture (as some of the older Magellan, Garmin and other devices of that era did) or on demand.

I been following Hal Higdon Novice 2 marathon training plan the same as I have for the previous 3 cycles I trained. I choose this plan because it about the same number of miles per week as the Novice 1 plan but there are a bit more longer runs. I think that the psychological benefits of pushing that distance outweighs the overall milage, especially when you new to that kind of endurance distance..

Edit: My asking is more rhetorical than anything else. I not super mechanically inclined, and I realize that it not necessarily a good idea to have one machine making everything (especially with current technology). I was thinking more along the lines of some point in the not too distant future where people who feel the need to make certain kinds of complex machinery can have some kind of general purpose machine somewhere in their house or property that can manufacture things for them based on computer designs.

When the financial crisis hit Canada, several banks raised equity to bolster their capital. The recapitalization process will make that unlikely. After all, who would want to invest in a bank common stock if its contingent capital is about to be converted into equity, with massive shareholder dilution?Overall, Canadians will benefit from the greater safety of a bail in regime.

In recent weeks, states have been scrambling to round up precious road salt to cope with storm after storm. Things were so bad in New Jersey that the transportation department warned the state might be forced to close down major roads interstates crews didn have enough salt. Inevitably, the combination of high demand and insufficient supply of salt led to soaring prices; in some cases, the cost of road salt rose by a factor of four.

By that time, they were already banned in Glen Canyon National Park in Arizona and Utah, followed shortly by several bodies of water in the Midwest. Kite Tubes were banned on some reservoirs on the lower Columbia River. The Corps Walla Walla District has not banned them, but is warning users to be careful on the Snake and Columbia river reservoirs it controls in Washington..