Cyanogen works better than Android, and you can avoid Google Play.
Science only? No military purposes?
>A spokesperson said that it didn't hit the accuracy levels of the best research results, which have been achieved on powerful computers, but it came pretty close.
Oh, OK. How close?
Or, there is a simple solution: embrace it.
The "crisis" comes from these pornosexual men feeling guilt for not conforming to outdated masculinity ideals. Now that they're altered, they don't _need_ sex, or _need_ women; porn is more satisfying and can fill all their sexual needs if they educate themselves on masturbation. This is liberating in the sense that sex becomes a choice, that you're in a relationship not because you need sex, but because it benefits both of you to be together.
The same goes for trading the mythical, idealized "having a life" with videogames + Internet. If they "had a life" they would find that it's not what it's cracked up to be; that it's not partying and friendships, but is instead dull and dreary at its best for most people. When compared to what a guy can get from videogames + Internet this "life" is a crappy deal. That they want "a life" is a sign that they don't know what that means, or how it realistically compares to the experience of videogames + Internet.
Life, without quotes, encompasses videogames + Internet; the difference that I'm evangelizing is that the advantages outweigh the disadvantages in giving a much stronger focus to the digital life. It's better.
...with the dismissive attitude of an authority figure who knows they can't be touched.
...except if you're not American, in which case you're still spied on, and no one is challenging that.
Things were never good, but they were better.
Secrecy in these matters goes against the basic principles of democracy, democracy which nowadays feels like but a vague memory of more reasonable times.
You'll get better treatment if you join a mafia.
Specifically, the police from Granby, QuÃ©bec in Canada.
...but this time to the terrorists.
Why use a megacorp website that hates fun?
There's a basic misunderstanding of what science is in that Scott Adams post.
>"I think science has earned its lack of credibility with the public. If you kick me in the balls for 20-years, how do you expect me to close my eyes and trust you?"
The term 'science' is used very loosely. It's not clear what he's referring to -- 'popular science', I deduce. Popular science is not reliable, so, with that definition, I can't disagree that Scott Adams has been "kicked in the balls for 20-years" by it and that he should have learned a long time ago not to close his eyes and trust it.
Good news everyone! It turns out that technologies which extend, augment or otherwise improve human life are already here!
You may have heard of some of them: clean water; urban sanitation; smokeless cooking facilities; free access to healthcare; a guaranteed minimum income; a good, free education. There are more – and you’d be surprised how many of them have been around in one form or another for decades, even centuries! But they’re unevenly distributed at the moment, so the first agenda item for all transhumanists should be looking for ways to get these technologies to everyone on the planet as soon as possible because if they don’t, by their own logic, they are wilfully and consciously permitting millions if not billions of people to suffer totally avoidable misery, poverty, illness and death. Better still, they can start close to home; after all, what better test-case could there be for the even distribution of longevity improvement than the ~17 year lifespan differential between the wealthy and the poor in the United States itself?