Re: What these accuracy numbers really mean
98% accuracy will give 19998 false positives out of 100000?
Please check your maths.
175 posts • joined 9 Sep 2011
Sadly, if the "new post" is outside the EU (don't know what happens after Brexit) there's nothing you can do about it - it's perfectly legal.
I should know; I was made redundant and my old job is now being done for a quarter of the price and a quarter of the quality by somebody in Mumbai.
As I see objects every couple of minutes in the clear skies of the south of England, I can only assume your figures are for deliberately launched satellites and don't include all the other crap, like discarded rocket boosters etc.
There are far more than 4000 artificial objects in orbit, currently around the 20000 mark.
I bought a new PC this year and put a copy of Windows 7 on it, as I already had a licensed version of it.
When my old PC attempted the free update from Win 7 to Win 10 (the OS said it would be fine and could cope with it) it bricked the machine, so I'm reluctant to let Win 10 anywhere near my lovely new hardware.
I found my old boss looking puzzled by one of our test machines. Apparently it was refusing to boot up.
I checked all the connections - all ok - then asked him to try to switch it on again.
"Aha! I know what the problem is!"
"So what is it?"
"You're trying to eject a floppy disc. The on-button is that one."
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