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(or intended to be sold, offered, or otherwise provided by Amazon in the future)
No matter what job the employee tries to get, all Amazon would have to do is draw up some business plan to enter that field. With the increasing trend of privitization of government services, not even public sector jobs are safe. This is an 18-month unemployment clause, plain and simple.
Seriously, though. Weinersmith! How did it come to pass that yourwife opt to took this incredibly amazing name, mid-academic-career, and you didn't with your awesome career that could only benefit from having the name Weinersmith?
If this was an AIDS vaccine or something, I'd say "yeah man, but the greater good!" But this is a device invented to efficiently separate fools from their money. More power to 'em.
Dumbass. The $5k is called Return on Investment.
5. Can passively cancel ambient noise without looking like Princess Leia.
Aaaand, that's where you lost my attention.
Just in the same way that you have the freedom to write what you want... but only on things you own. You can't just scratch "Obama is a Muslin Satinist" on your neighbor's car and claim "free speech".
Before I die, I would love to see just one universal logical qubit that can be indefinitely error corrected. It would instantly be classified by the government, of course.
Jesus fuck, who thinks that this crank is worthy of an interview? Classified information is purely a product of the government. They can't just classify information produced by citizens (citation: the first fucking ammendment, you dumbass crank). Case in point: it looks like D-Wave is getting close to beating out classical computing on some problems, and "the government" is... a customer. And apparently not storming their offices in jackboots to shut them down.
How are they going to copy information that isn't flowing over the lines?
Simple. They patch your OS with a rootkit. They can make information flow over the lines, so long as it isn't airgapped. And an airgap is only so useful, as stuxnet shows.
Don't you know anything about modern warfare? Geez. Nerds these days.