But you also need experts in defining what routines need to be coded and how they are supposed to interact to achieve big picture goals, and you need creative people to define what big picture goals should be and decide which are most worth pursuing. Those people are hard to develop and hard to replace.
They get even harder to develop and replace when no one wants to invest in the development of such people. They generally don't just pop in fresh from a 4 year program.
Samsung and others have been making lots of money off bigger phones.
You might want to review that statement, Apple appears to be cleaning house on the money side, taking 87% of the profit in the market.
One can't consider that when discussing the rights of man. After we decide what our rights should be, then we can have whatever policing that fits within that.
I'm pretty sure we already considered what the rights of man are, as we only gave limited powers to the federal government via this document, the Constitution. Regulating encryption is not in the list, therefore it is reserved for the state or us.
A) The income tax restricted to the top 20% is merely to tax disparate income. There should still be a consumption tax IMHO.
B) Capital tax, as I understood it, is on current wealth. After skimming TFA again, it appears that is how capital is used in TFA. I'd imagine to encourage savings, etc, this again would be applied to the top 20% percent
FYI - 20% is an arbitrary number between the top 100% and 0%. Slide as necessary to balance the budget or achieve whatever is necessary. That, of course, can allow the current situation to continue, or achieve a lowered rate of income inequality and a more robust economy.
First, I'm not 100% sure what he means by a "progressive" consumption tax, perhaps the more you consume, the higher your tax rate? How would that work? Ideally, income tax would only hit the top 20% of income earners, plus a capital tax if your goal is to reduce wealth. However, note that a capital tax can most likely be gotten around precisely via such vehicles as the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, because it's a philanthropic entity run by, whom again? And IIRC no tax was ever levied against that wealth nor its "transfer".
Well done, Bill!