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This is one of my favorite trolls, because you can set your watch by how long it takes for someone to post a link to the Jitterbag and saying, "here you go, Gramps."
Oops, that was supposed to be "except when you have a sitter." And then, unless you are insane, you will get the hell out of the house.
Everything will become so needy you will have no time at all.
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You can get it (Calculus Made Easy) for free: http://books.google.com/books?id=BrhBAAAAYAAJ
The people running the UC system now come from the world of business. Most are Republican appointees (look up the list of regents) with little background in education or the public sector. They see the UC as a brand, and that brand as an asset to bring in revenue. That's why they're destroying it.
This story attracts the usual solipsistic ignorance of IT drones about what other people actually do. Excel is simply more advanced than Google Spreadsheets. For many casual spreadsheet users, that doesn't matter. But accounting and finance (especially for firms doing business internationally) requires a lot more than figuring out sums and averages.
At least we'll get the Heat Miser.
Trust me, if we can solve LA at rush hour, quantum computing, protein folding and FTL travel will be a breeze.
My god, there are a lot of smug/reactive, insular and almost anti-intellectual neckbeards on this thread.
Well, that's one game. Another is "he (or she) who dies with the most offspring, wins." Which has been around a lot longer as a game.
The science and craft of political triangulation is such that popular votes are always going to be somewhat close. That, to some extent, is deceptive. If the popular vote was the way that elections were decide, both candidates would have campaigned quite differently.
What is surprising is how close the races in the "battleground states" *wasn't.* Only Florida was a squeaker - in all the rest, Obama won by a rather decent margin. Historically, the popular vote lead in this race is a bit larger than usual, and the largest for a re-election since Reagan.
SCOTUS / Roe V. Wade is one reason why so many women voted for Obama.
He has set himself up on the wrong side of history. This is another moment in which the old Republican strategy has bit them on the ass. Gay marriage used to be used by Republicans to divide Democrats. Now it's a wedge issue in the other direction.