Since microsoft are acting like a bunch of fucking morons they deserve some bashing. If you are a microsoft fanboy then what are you doing here in the first place?
How would more goods in the stores that no one (aside from drug dealers and jineteras) can afford to buy help anything? Or are we talking about giving the stuff away?
The workers *are* the means of production and they own themselves.Hopefully all will be replaced by robots soon and then robots will be the means of production and can also own themselves.
You think the Castro dynasty would give up their communist ideals just because the US lifts the embargo? Ridiculous. The truth is that the US has very little to do with Cuba's problems. All the embargo really does to Cuba is give its leaders someone to blame for everything that Cuba is not. A convenient scapegoat for the government. The US could lift the embargo tomorrow and all it would do is flood the island with American tourists making the Canadians very angry. The Cuban people would still be dirt poor because they are not allowed to make money. Their government won't let them.
But in your country you probably get paid when you work. They don't. That's the difference. Also their ration cards don't buy them much at all. Considering the fact that they work for free I think they are earning their few rolls of toilet paper, rice and beans, and the occasional toothbrush. I am sure you country is doing a lot better. Nearly everyone in Cuba is so poor they are barely surviving at all.
I was in Cuba earlier this year. They seem to be doing OK for themselves.
Sure, there are towns outside of Havana and Trinidad where there isn't a lot to do, but I didn't see any real evidence of extreme poverty.
Are you sure you were in Cuba?
Where there isn't a lot to do? Are you fucking insane? Did you ask any Cubans what their monthly salary was? Aside from the jineteras and jineteros I mean. The people with legal jobs. Go ask them next time you are there. I think you will be in for a surprise.
Just a wild guess but you have spent no more than a week or two in Cuba and do not have a single Cuban friend. The education and healthcare are both pretty bad. The 'healthcare' you get for free is not much better than none at all.
When I lived there high quality food did not seem particularly scarce either. The food was fine. The problem was that no one has much money to buy any.
Well having no money in Cuba is probably slightly better than having no money in El Salvador, but at least outside of Cuba you have some chance to make money. It's not actually against the law. And I cannot think of any Latin American country with such a high percentage of the population making so little.
What I found amusing was when a Cuban would meet a Mexican our Guatemalan say they would assume they must be rich. As if Guatemala were a rich country.
Or American Samoa. Hehe.
It is true that the default Windows/Linux hosts file cannot do wildcard matching. However there are some apps like Acrylic or angryhosts which may allow such wildcard functionality. These seem to be Windows only however. For Linux there may be other options like DNS Chef. I am not completely clear however whether DNS Chef would work for this.
Of course hosts file blocking lists like mvps and yoyo would have to be updated to support wildcards. I guess someone could write a simple program to wildcard every domain in those lists and then maybe the list maintainers could be convinced to maintain wildcard versions. I think this is the only way that this DNS based ad blocking can move forward.
Wladimir is taking his thank yous in cash from advertisers wanting in on his whitelist. His idea wasn't original. It just became the most popular version. He's a cunt who has betrayed his users.
Which is pretty retarded because you could have just unchecked the box instead.
Right. Until it autoupdates in a week and re-checks the box (for your convenience) and moves the option back to about:config or takes it away entirely. When a dev cannot be trusted he cannot be trusted. And Vlad definitely cannot be trusted.
The same thing except that it actually blocks ads by default. Even the ones from companies who have paid off the Vladimir The Whore to be whitelisted. How can he be trusted now? I wouldn't trust him.
With every release he will probably try to sneak something in that will allow certain ads to be displayed. Like uTorrent, I think Adblock Plus needs to be viewed as adware now. The developer is motivated by advertising money. He will find ways to sneak in the ads over time. It's always the same story in these cases.
I'm at least 95% google free. Firefox with adblock plus
Just a heads up in case you haven't heard adblock 'plus' is now essentially adware itself. Pretty pointless. What you want is adblock edge. It's just a fork that blocks all ads that it can, even from companies who have paid off the original dev who obviously cannot be trusted.
There was also a very interesting endurance test done on extremesystems.org. Very impressive stuff. I don't yet own an SSD, but I'll continue to consider buying one! Maybe next Black Friday. Just waiting for the right deal.
If you are implying that LUKS + dm-crypt is more secure in practice I might mention that hidden containers have not been implemented AFAIK.