Hell, don't even need that. Just tally up the land that's unusable due to the coal mine fires that have raged underground for decades!
I had this problem when I was doing work with associates in China when I was working to develop some software to use there. After going out one night I noticed the next day my laptop had been gotten into. Sure they poked around, but I didn't care. Not stupid enough to actually bring any data physically there with me. Checked the machine for anything funky, but seemed he was poking around to copy any interesting data. In the end they ended up trying to screw us & do the job we were doing which was they found really hard without our actual software in their hands. We just ran pointers that always pushed data from China back to the US where we churned through the data because I was a paranoid maniac. Sucks the company went under due to them, but felt a sort of sick satisfaction they ended up looking really dumb when everything ground to a halt suddenly.
They have worse storms every few months.
So you mean a Roku or Boxee Box...
I used to work for MGM Resorts in Las Vegas. Nevada has it bad for "at will" work state, but corps like MGM just get so big it's easier to file people away to the point the useless people make up 70% of staff if not more. Getting them to fire someone is hellaciously difficult. Corps like that are deliriously faerful of things like unemployment.
That's kind of my thoughts too. But also at least IMO, if you screwed the pooch enough to where you are going to be put out of the state's misery, you forfeited both your rights asa citizen and a human being. Problem is, China scoops up people on dubious charges as is. I'm sure at least once was the "wrong for them, right for someone else blood typing".
Eh, so ladies don't let men pay your bills and life will be less troublesome? Same shit happens when a guy pays for a woman's car. Breakup? Oh you bet your ass he's suddenly gona stop payments so repo comes.
I miss my Nokia's with the SIM locks. Pull the original SIM card? Well guess who needs to know the lock code now. A bit annoyed iPhones & Android phones dropped that feature outright.
Really? Why the over-engineered thinking? They will just raise the rates of everyone, and then say "if you have our GPS unit, your price can go down". They really aren't punishing anyone, just those that don't conform to their desired methods.
When was the last time you saw a book that was able to be fed to a stack scanner? That requires destroying the binding on the book.
Fuck, we just need to bring public caning back, or hack parts of limbs off. Those have to be for heinous things though like theft that causes damages of $5,000 or more (cane them for less). Take two fingers each time. Figure if someone can't figure out after five tries, they really don't enjoy having functional hands, and eating. Figure after the first time it'll just stop. People who steal stuff like copper won't be served by MORE education. They are out of the K-12 educational system by then, and generally methed outa their head.
Time to learn PowerShell bitches or go serve fries! I'm busting my balls now with Server 2008 to learn. Get the cash grab techs out, and make room for more real ones. Could go for the not having a GUI option for remote services however.
Actually there was a third reason that's gotten "forgotten" because it's inconvenient. It was to see what they would do to a real human population-center. The choice was either Germany or Japan, and we were hellbent on seeing what it could really do. I remember when I was in Hiroshima at the Peace Museum reading documents uncovered after the war that generals and I believe even the present saying that Germany was a better choice to nuke, but Japan was better to hit. Reason being that they would be far less equipped, and able to study what hit them, unlike the Germans who were much further along at building their own. Hell, we even laid off on bombing raids in Hiroshima leading up to the bombing because otherwise we weren't going to have anything left to nuke (also in the documents displayed)!
Are you kidding me? To most who likes Notch & Bethesda? I'm sorry, but I'm all for this going down. Plus, this is an olden form of dispute solving that WAS acceptable by courts. Just before it was IRL, and slightly more dangerous. If they accept, no matter what happens, everyone comes out smelling like roses. Great PR for everyone which shareholders love.
You make it out to be way worse than it is. If you go over cellular, should just SSH back to your home connection. The wireless insecurity isn't much to worry about at that point. WiMax is a huge joke security-wise anyways. WiMax was cracked last year already in this regard. Seems he spent the year building better tools.