Wouldn't you rather play a nice game of chess?
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Hey I can't wait for the giant "McAfee certified" stickers on the sides of planes. Watch out for the "My Clean 747" ones though...
Since the QWERTY layout was designed to SLOW down typists of the day, so the mechanical typewriters of the day wouldn't get their keys stuck or jammed together from typing too fast before the previous letter's hammer fell back.
Ones that block all frequencies exist and are called "Barrage Jammers", but they are too wasteful of power and inefficient to cover the entire spectrum very far, and only are used when the threat is unknown or other methods fail, and are usually used in mobile rigs, not from drones. The standard ECM pods used in planes and drones are "Adaptive Jammers", that analyze the threat frequency and signature and then only emit the necessary RF with sufficient bandwidth to neutralize the threat of interest.
There are already "Public" portions of the spectrum available to you, the CB band at 27 MHz, the Garage Door Opener/Junk band at 333 MHz, the ISM band at 900 MHz, the WiFi band at 2.4 GHz, etc.
And, technically any part of the spectrum not reserved or designated for a particular service isn't owned by the "public", it's owned by the Government (DoD) by default.
Oh! Hi, all you other frogs in here.
Is this water getting warmer?
The local Tower Records had a copy on sale there too. Back when they were around, that is...
Nice. +1 for the obscure Turtle Club reference!!
Well, half the TSA agents were seeing the same people as black people wearing gold chains, the other half were seeing white people with blue chains.
Nothing. The OP was using that instead of the "N" word (Nazis) in an attempt to prevent Godwin-ing the thread.
Not going to happen. The idea is to get you used to having the OS phone home for "activation". Then you are ripe for milking annually to keep them from sending you the "de-activation" packet. They want to go to an annual subscription model, like Adobe. Then they can make you teabagging cock-smokers pay EVERY year instead of every 3-5 like now.
That would be the World's Largest Orchestra of the World's Smallest Violins!
Oh, they are quite spendable. You just can't get any new ones. Also, be prepared to also spend about a half hour of people at the bank examining them with a magnifying glass, and explaining where you got them. Better still, sell them on eBay to a collector, where you will get WAY more than $1000 apiece for them.
Hehe, reminds me of High School back in 1975, when the school had only one computer class ( for Honors Seniors only!!) and that was via an LA-36 DecWriter and 110 BPS accoustic modem to the local Data Processing service, where a PDP-11 running RSTS/E BASIC would service hundreds of time-share customers, including our High School.
I was lucky enough to have had an HP-65 back in 1975. For Geometry 2 class, I passed the finals with an "A" after the teacher noticed I was using the calculator, he asked me to explain to him what I was doing, and I told him I wrote a program on it to factor polynomials. I showed him how it worked. He smiled and said "If you know it well enough to write an algorithm to do it, you KNOW it. You pass!"