...don't seem to have hurt Microsoft or Oracle.
"Rosneft and Exxon won’t be able to do more drilling, putting the exploration and development of the area on hold"
Who exactly is supposed to be worried this is a bad thing? For the next 10 or 20 years the oil will be more valuable to Russia in the ground as long as they have evidence that it's there.
The most unrealistic thing in space operas is the notion that the human crew could do anything in terms of gunnery or navigation better than a computer.
Even worse is having the computer count down when to take a shot, and then have a human insert a random second or two while they manually operate the control.
You can't blame them for having their fun when the number "42" came up. And you don't have to have liked the movie to acknowledge the photo shoot as a testament to Douglas Adam's creative genius.
Though I'd like to see a journalist interview them to see how many of them actually know where their towel is.
Perhaps you are confused about which side the NSA is on. They are not interested in reducing anyone's fear, not even their own.
the terrorists don't need to kill.
The terrorists just need to say a few things on their cell phones, and let the NSA and paranoia do the rest.
Bin Laden's goal was to turn the US into what it's become. He succeeded.
cheap contract workers are better than investing in employees!
You can't get any more factual than that.
And the best entertainment writers can't come up with material half as funny and/or tragic.
Maybe for a change the police should try "to obtain a warrant from an independent judge". They might discover it's not a difficult as they think it is.
Apparently he considers a warrant from a judge as going "beyond the law" -- "within the law" presumably meaning police walking all over constitutional rights.
Um, if the planet has clouds, doesn't that mean you've already discovered water in the atmosphere?
(Assuming the cloud is water droplets and not methane or whatever.)
There was rocket technology to reach the moon in the 1960s, but cinematographic technology to fake the moon landing was not available until the 1970s.
I was really interested in reading about this blizzard that cancelled an entire planet...
Why is the word 'global' so hard for people to understand?
Hint: 'coastal' means something different from 'global'.
Right, because nothing in the real world is ever more complex than a quadratic function.
If you think the real world can be modelled that easily, you, like most economists, clearly have not spent any time in it.