"Hey look, it's the farmer again! Food time!" -- unknown Turkey, unknown location, 24th December.
Transhumanism is an artifact of the techie community. It's the geek version of religious extremism.
If I disagree with you, it's only because I think your description is flattering.
transhumanism is strictly a fantasy of the 0.1%, who have now allowed their self-regard to reach a point where there is significant danger of creating a breakaway culture in which access to life-extending and death-defying technologies is strictly apportioned to a very tiny fraction of population
The arrogance of people who think they're the be all and end all staggers me. If nobody died there'd be no room for new - hopefully, better - people.
The old saw about political power applies to immortality too.
It was those evil Nazis that started it.
Well it wasn't the US that bombed Pearl Harbor.
Did the quote I replied to contain the word *publish*, or the *word* take?
To the submitter of the article, theodp, Hugh Pickens and other uninformed twats:
When there's an actual bill introduced in the House Of Commons, then and only then can you correctly say "UK Government wants to
When some random politician is spouting off, you can't. It's a non-story. Just STFU already.
***cab drivers have all kinds of rules & limitations for using public roads and bus stops***
I think you'll find the reason is that a taxi isn't a bus, you dribbling biffwit.
Newspaper photos are "editorial use" and protected speech.
Your facebook / flickr photo galleries are not journalistic expression.
Facebook even has a button to report images and get them taken down if someone posts an image of you you don't like.
Facebooks policy != the law.
Just don't take pictures of people who obviously don't want to be in your photo and you're fine
Must be a great place if you're a thief.
This means that you should be asking the people who will buy your product
They're the last people you should ask. http://simpsons.wikia.com/wiki...
That's like saying "a GUI."
No it's not. His post was funny.
The only people who care about the temperature are manual laborers who work outdoors.
Then why do shops and law offices close for a few hours at midday?
This is part of the reason why they eat "late"--their clocks are between 1 to 2 hours ahead of the noon Sun. They also start their day "late".
One, maybe - Spain is at roughly the same longitude as Britain. Still, not enough to make the noon heat go away.
You must be an American, to assume a) that the whole world is air-conditioned, and b) that you know more about places you couldn't point to on a map than people who've been there and have relatives who live there?
Does anybody have figures on how many startups go tits-up? That's to say, for every Twatbook how many Boo.coms are there, and how many fold before they're even big enough to be noticed?
With totally inexperienced people running quick growing businesses perhaps the real surprise is that any survive at all.
Is fraud not specifically doing things against regulations?