You keep copying your archival backups from years ago? Hope it's encrypted.
Can I just load a station wagon full of LTO tapes and keep driving it around the country? Can't beat the bandwidth.
With respect to the notion that I can just suspend deportations through executive order, that's just not the case, because there are laws on the books that Congress has passed
March 28, 2011
No, even in (well-written) C, you don't just use globals everywhere.
OK and Texas: two states with lots of open land that is cheap.
Most of the other 48 states: not so much.
The cost calculations don't seem to include the cost of the sprawling real estate needed, plus the ongoing property taxes on that landmass. And SOMEONE is going to pay property tax: either the energy company, or all the long-suffering middle class folks with the 3 bedroom houses on 1/2 acre plots because the power plant got a nice subsidy from the crony capitalists.
For some reason this reminded me of the "Church of Pong" in Neuromancer.