No, the NSA spying began a lot earlier than GWB. I first heard of it during the Clinton era. No idea how long it had already been going on at that time.
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No, son. The OTHER fold. A little further --
Oh, never mind.
I see Skinny Puppy's billing of the government to be a sign that they condone the use of their music in such a way. I know that's not true but a C&D letter would have been a much better political statement.
Sounds like you don't know how music licensing works. Remember when Heart got all pissy with the Republicans for using their song "Barracuda" at the GOP convention? Yeah, they didn't have a legal leg to stand on. Anybody can play your song in their venue, anywhere, as long as they've paid the license fee.
Nobody should need to go below the fold for a highly desirable feature.
I ALWAYS go "below the fold!" With my tongue. That's where the most desirable, uh, "feature" is.
I'm retired, you insensitive clod!
Last Tuesday? No, you old-Earth Creationist, His Noodliness created it along with the rest of the Universe five minutes ago.
What, you remember events in your life that happened longer ago than five minutes? Well, He created you with those memories already in your brain!
Go ahead, prove it ain't true meanwhile, I'll have another plate of spaghetti, please.
There is much wrong with this article.
Yeah. Starting with the fact that it's written at about a sixth-grade reading level.
If you can't come up with anything better (and dodges aren't better), "geologic formations" is good enough for laymen.
When I see the phrase "good enough for laymen" on slashdot, I know that
I think the word that Timothy was looking for is "feature."
A formation is a layer of sediment that has been compacted into rock. There's more to the formal definition, but that will suffice for now.
The Grand Canyon cuts through dozens of formations, but cannot, itself, be a formation.
So much for "news for nerds."
It seems that Michael Mann spends half of his time suing people for defaming him, and the other half defaming others on Twitter.
h/t Judith Curry
Getting bag of weed delivered with your pizza sounds like a pretty good idea.
Hmmm. I'm in Colorado. You've just given me an idea!
Then I can use the pizza parlor / weed shop to launder the money I'll be making from my underground drug tunnel that I'm digging under the New Mexico state line.
While durian smells terrible, the taste isn't that bad.
I remember hearing the same thing about pussy, as a young man
Ah, yes, Comrade! Those of us true to the Collective have always known that the Hooligans and Reactionaries had something wrong in their heads! Probably from a vodka deficiency or something.
I, for one, welcome this! It's time we lock away all the dissidents until they learn to love Big Brother -- er, I mean, Dear Leader.
Your robot is also your urinal. No energy expended in transportation or gathering, any expended energy is already expended.
Next up: Sex robots that drink your pee!
The name Hillary Clinton does not belong in the same sentence with the phrase "sensible adult conversation."