Yep. It's how you act when no one is watching that determines your true character.
Yes, we're all watching now, but at least Biology-Online has fired the guy.
After the government shutdown at midnight EST on Oct. 1, the World Wide Web became a little less accessible. Many major government agencies either went entirely offline or only offered static homepages, with disclaimers that information would not be updated. Social media use was suspended with final tweets and posts telling followers services would be suspended. Furloughed government workers won’t even be able to check their email to find out when they need to come back to work.
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Another study, from the University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute, analyzed the reason for the decline in young driver licensing. Of the 618 unlicensed respondents aged 18-39, 26.9 percent said the main reason they did not get a license was “too busy or not enough time to get a driver’s license.”"
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why would one need that fancy machine to copy e-books
The description from TFV says this was an art project to provoke thought, not a serious attempt to beat DRM.
Kindle Readers and DRM aside for a moment, this combination of automated Legos and stop motion photography may require some exploration...
That's the thing with the education system.
It's not a public vs. private debate; it's about the teaching methods and curriculum being used. We don't raise educated kids anymore, we manufacture them. This force-fed, dependency-driven model kills any drive for our kids to self-educate and explore...that won't be on the test! We stick them in a chair and yell things at them. We tell them to be quiet. We entertain them with videos of experiments. We send them home to practice this model on themselves. We measure their value by the volume of their output and their ability to recite the thoughts of others. We never ask their opinions.
To fix the problem you need to start at the top of the educational process: the teacher factories, where they instruct the "best and brightest" on the most effective methods of conscription while simultaneously removing from these future teachers their own creativity and desire to help others grow.
running a server from a home ISP is great for people to learn technology, sparks creativity, and is great for those of us who are IT focused
Isn't that the supposed reason Google is doing Fiber, to encourage learning, collaboration, and innovation by removing bandwidth as a contraint? Or is this a lie?
Most people start their careers in places that can hire in bulk, train in bulk, manage in bulk, and promote in bulk. You do your time, decide what you want in life, and move "up or out." Assuming you move out, then there will be plenty of smaller companies waiting to hire you for your prior company's investment in your experience and training. Circle of life stuff, really.
I think its just as likely Google Voice will be "Spring Cleaned" out of existence.
Let's say that happens...this isn't as easy as turning off Google Wave. Where do the numbers go? Will future generations call it Port-ageddon? Will there be FCC intervention, socialist cape included? Will puppies be scarified too?
This is not a future I want to see.
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Yes, and it was classified. The mind boggles.
The 651 page, taxpayer-funded version of LMGTFY.
I can only imagine how long the still-classified document for connecting to an office printer must be.
I'm genuinely sad about this news
My kids will be crushed, especially with the Mii contest going away. The spend as much time inventing and sharing Miis as they do playing the games.
That's good because preserving student's privacy is more important than preserving tax breaks for the wealthy.
Don't presume my politics, or that using in-house IT staff provides any guarantee of improved student privacy.
Quick cites: "...It would require the DOE to create a web-based point for authorized researchers to gather aggregated data as well as a âoeresearch engine,â allowing access to âoestudent levelâ data...."
"Harvard University raised concern on and off campus with the revelation that the administration searched e-mails for leaks to the media during the cheating scandal revealed last year...."
"U. of Iowa Ceases Sending Student Data to Sheriffâ(TM)s Office Over Privacy Questions"
and my favorite...a school administrator spying on his students (see interview at 4:37).