Let's look at this new Twitter site, shall we? The only clickable links I can see are to follow Barack Obama or Mitt Romney. There is no explanation of what the numbers mean or how they're calculated, nothing. I'm not even sure what they were trying to achieve because the page has no information or context on it at all. This is garbage.
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The solution to network neutrality is to buy up tons of dark fiber in the wake of a bubble and use it to build your own national network? Does anyone else see a problem with this?
Thank you, the record will benefit immensely from your important ideas about law and government.
Rights are for humans or citizens. This is another case of trying to failing to generate an interesting philosophical question by taking an existing issue and adding 'with a computer'.
If corporations are allowed to be people then surely they, and not their computers, are accountable for what the computers do.
Just what makes you all so sure these guys *haven't* figured out a way to screen for racial impurities? Heck, DNA wasn't even thought to be important until recently. Time and time again ivory tower eggheads have turned out to be wrong, despite all their book learning.
What? The latest release of OS X is heavily influenced by iOS. Launching applications is now very much like in iOS, they even inverted the default scrolling behavior and started using the skinny transient scroll bars.
That's why I said good teachers. I can't think of a single discipline where simply asserting something as unexplainable fact would be an acceptable teaching strategy, except maybe religious indoctrination.
It's perfectly acceptable for the average person to have the impression that the science is settled.
But this is exactly the kind of misunderstanding of evolution and selection pressures that science education should correct!
Populations evolve, not individuals. It's not so much that the organism "must first be adapted to the environment", it's that the only mutations which persist are adaptive. I'll grant that it's kind of a strange concept at first, but any inherent contradictions are illusory and most intro biology students (who have good teachers) eventually have the "a ha" moment somewhere in the first semester.
Is the facility where these violations of our privacy are orchestrated going to be solar powered?
I sure hope none of the court costs will be paid by taxes, think of all the jobs those guys could create with the bottom 99% underwriting the government services their business consumes.
This signals the beginning of the end for something.
America will sputter its last gasp under the alarmist jackboots of enviro-fascists who want us all to live in caves!
Why isn't anyone taking me seriously? Guys?
When the arsonists live in the same building as you, putting out the fire may not be fair but neither is letting it all burn.
Queue starry-eyed 500 posts about Ender's game by people whose idea of being a nerd is playing WoW while they wait for "the singularity", FTL communications, and REAL perpetual motion machines.