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Comment: Steve Jobs says "People don't read any more." (Score 1) 327

by BrentRJones (#32053148) Attached to: Apple Raises E-book Prices For Everyone

As a teacher I know that my students sure don't read scarcely anything.
Do you remember limits in your study of math?

Let us assume the number of readers is rapidly approaching zero.
The effect on prices of books is clear:
Each book will approach the price point of precisely $ infinity.99

+ - Intelligent life out there somewhere?->

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BrentRJones writes "Michio Kaku, Professor of Theoretical Physics, CUNY, poses an interesting question on bigthink.com Is there intelligent life in the universe? He was on Larry King Live tonight. Kaku’s responses to Steven Hawkin’s recent comments are revealing. “We may be too insignificant for them to make formal contact. “"
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Comment: Re:Is the recording admissible? (Score 1) 324

by BrentRJones (#31896700) Attached to: <em>The Sopranos</em> Meet H-1B In New Jersey

Rick, If I had a recording of me talking with 3 terrorists planning to blow up some federal building, would I not be able to use it? Would I be liable to arrest for hidden recording?

As a public high school teacher I have often thought of hiding a video camera doing constant recording of class. I have been assaulted several times and kids often curse me out. Yet, because I am in Illinois I can't legally do this??

Brent Jones [at] brentjones . org

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