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iRiver -- The MP3 player that predated the iPod...
The iMac was the start of the 'i' trend, not the iPod.
Asus EEE T101MT-EU37-BK
Holy shit, that's a real model name? Jesus Christ.
Numbers are abstract concepts. We represent them with a standardized system, sure. But at the end of the day, we can represent them however we want. It just happens that the most useful representation is a standardized one.
No, we need OS that don't give every app access to the full system. Why is there no OS today that allows you to run an application in an isolated sandbox?
It's called iOS. Also, Mac OS X has sandbox-exec(1).
Except for the fact that Israel is accountable to the free world.
The United States has never threatened to yank the Israeli Defense Fund, and if it did so, it would be an empty threat. They enjoy an accountability-free existence. Sure, Europe pisses and moans, but the United States' veto power on the UN Security Council virtually guarantees that there will never be any UN sanctions on Israel.
Oh, and interesting factoid. No Israeli soldier has ever been prosecuted for the deaths of Palestinian civilians. Ever.
Even science has some untestable working assumptions.
1) There is no old guy with a beard in the sky who arbitrarily changes the rules.
Before science came along, most people actually did assume that there was an Old Man in the Sky changing the rules around. That's why they developed rituals to please the Old Man in the Sky, based on patterns they thought they observed. Whenever the patterns were disrupted, they assumed that the Old Man in the Sky had changed his mood and tried something else.
How far did that model get us for the thousands of years it prevailed? How far has science gotten us in the past hundred?
2) Humans have enough intelligence and sensory input to build a consistent model of the world.
Actually, it's fundamental to modern science that humans don't have enough sensory input to model the universe. That's why we have things like electron microscopes. As to the intelligence angle, I'll refer you to Einstein's quote regarding infinite stupidity and an infinite universe.
... but since there is no Apple-approved way to virtualize OS X...