Most countries in the world would trade places with Greece, never mind Germany.
Apple does this by coming up with a nifty and effective and useful interface. Everyone else just makes arbitrary changes.
Magsafe vs Magsafe2?
Yup, it's part of the patent - only trannies are allowed to examine the hardware.
Given the American facination with prison rape I suspect very few of them are plug resistant.
Remember the German economy is dominated by high paying factory jobs in the automotive sector
According to figures compiled by the IAQ Institute for Work, Skills and Training, more than one in five employees, or nearly seven million people, earned less than 8.50 euros per hour in 2011.
There are also so-called “mini-jobs” where employees are paid a maximum of 450 euros a month and are exempt from paying social or welfare contributions.
Nearly eight million people were in such low-pay or mini-job forms of employment in 2012, almost twice as many as 20 years ago, according to data by the federal statistics office Destatis.
“Germany is the EU country where the proportion of low-wage jobs is highest behind Hungary and the United Kingdom,” said the OECD’s German expert, Andreas Kappeler, pointing to a 2010 study.
Your purchasing model treats the services of searching and aggregating product listings as an externality that you expect society as a whole to bare while you enjoy a free rider effect.
Society has to get naked? The Bill of Rights guarantees the right to wear sleeveless shirts?
"Bundes" = Federal (as in "Bundesrepublik Deutschland")
"Agentur" = Agency/office
"Für" = For
"Arbeit" = Work (as in "Arbeit macht frei").
Pretty easy to understand.
Ok, fair do's.
Now, for extra points, which half of his claims were right.
Wow you're one fanboy. half your claims are wrong.
Ok, negative boy, which half?
Remember Michael Mann of the Climate Research Unit of the East Anglia University and his team making up data and tweaking their models, because what they did have was not showing what the team was paid to show.
You remember that, I'll remember what really happened.
By the way, moron, Michael Mann is at Penn State, not UEA.
Oh for fucks sake.
Water vapour is a potent GHG but we don't need to worry about it. Why? Any water vapour produced by man is a [drumroll] drop in the ocean. [rimshot]. Thanks for coming, I'll be here all week, try the veal.
Okay, that's weird -
You must be new around here.
There may be good reasons to fork Gnome3
Maybe, but what does that have to do with a fork of the Gnome 3.6 control center?
"Self-financed" just means that they had already taken the money from the consumers.
With those amazingly high electricity prices.
Oh, wait, among the lowest prices in Europe.
Wind and solar can increase output when they are online,
The problem being that we don't get to choose when they are online, wind is offline depending on the weather, solar is offline depending on the weather, time of year and time of day.
you can ask the Swedes how much they wished they could increase the output of Ringhals when it was down unscheduled for months and electricity prices once in a while spiked at €3/kWh.
That's why France has 58 nuclear reactors, not one.
At least with wind turbines you rarely see an entire wind farm offline at once without warning, and very rarely for an extended period.
We've seen periods of up to a week over Northern Europe, not just one wind farm.
You are right that France does get some money for their exports.
Still, the whole thing is only viable because it is paid for by the government, it would have no chance as a new build in a free market.
France's nuclear power program cost some FF 400 billion in 1993 currency, excluding interest during construction. Half of this was self-financed by EdF, 8% (FF 32 billion) was invested by the state but discounted in 1981, and 42% (FF 168 billion) was financed by commercial loans.
The taxpayer paid for 8% of the program. (And of course one of the biggest taxpayers is... EDF!)