Ok so the idiot US government is wasting time debating something completely aside from the point so that they don't have to deal with the real issue. Whether or not global warming is human caused is a dodge. Because IF global warming is affected by man the root problem is global population. It isn't what people are doing that is affecting the climate it's HOW MANY people that are doing it that IS affecting the climate. Human population growth is exponential. So the time to do something about population control has already come and gone. So attempting to do something about global warming is an object lesson in futility.
With the rampant (and government supported) outsourcing, IT industry salaries have collapsed. Just an FYI.
Speaking from experience, that is NOT the case. Check your figures.
OH, now THAT is a good point. Teachers would harp on the useless points of grammar when called to the task.
Why on earth would ANYONE without a masters degree in computing, be teaching kids in the first place?? I needed one just to have a freekin' job at a tire company.
Seriously how pathetic could you possibly be as a teacher to be worse at technology THAN CHILDREN??
Speaking from the viewpoint of someone high up in the echelon of LARGE U.S. corporation I.T. Middle management on up through top management are NOT even slightly interested in data retention. Primarily because it would incriminate them. AND I know this because I've had that conversation WITH upper management.
Yes, over 4 of your former "provinces" have rebelled against you (SUCCESSFULLY I might add) but yet you continue down the same path of monarchy and corruption... I for one vote for NOT freeing you when you are (rightfully?) conquered again.
If you are going to extend the human live span are you also going to extend the years human women are fertile?
Right. So just because you can use 3 syllable words, you appear to be much more intelligent than everyone else, right? I really don't think that you considered the obvious leniency of all the comments posted against Uber/Lyft on this post. Nor did you stop to consider the implications of such. You simply undermined and poo-poo'd my observation, which is EXACTLY what one would expect from an Astroturfer. Which, I believe, has been quite evident to everyone reading these comments.
Furthermore, you immediately assumed that I was Pro Uber/Lyft, which if you re-READ my comments, I did not make such statements. So that only furthers the incrimination of your intents. Again, I believe the readers can obviously tell who the less than intelligent person is on this thread.
Programming takes logical thought processes, something women have consciously decided to eschew. So until you change the thinking of EVERY woman on the face of the planet, you are kind of spinning your wheels on this issue.
Thank you for your comments, I believe the readers can tell who the actual "moron" is in this case!
Seriously this is a less than intelligent argument. Let's try to stay on one subject and not distract ourselves with big bright shiny objects shall we?
So when have you had a conversation with a HAL 9000 device. Was it recently? Where exactly did you have this conversation? Where is this device/machine exactly?
Oren Etzioni's premise is incorrect. We (humans) equate intelligence in conjunction with emotion. Ethics, morality, a sense of right and wrong are emotionally based, but still equated with intelligence. An artificial intelligence (machine?) will have no such limitations, and thus will have no problems reasoning that the extinction of human existence is an appropriate action.
Well it's quite obvious that the special interest parties have astroturfed this topic. Seriously paradigm shifts need to happen, and apparently they've needed to happen to an embedded (corrupt?) industry such as this for a VERY long time.