Obviously everybody needs to submit their temperature preferences to Taco Cowboy for approval before setting their thermostats.
"We don't, do we ? But I have been to people's office / home in winter / summertime and boy, they sure feel like greenhouse / igloo."
Then again, they had already been fighting the Japanese in Manchuria before the war started officially...
I imagine it is because Apple users are made feel as welcome here as a fart in a spacesuit.
The "living forever" thing is a daft straw man. What people want is basically "not to die while they still want to live." That can be a hundred years, a million years or a trillion years, depending on the individual.
"Basically, democracy tends toward more and more socialistic policies. " One of its many advantages, yes.
Yeah, with space travel the US has this one.
Well, maybe they will when they can ferry their own astronauts up to the ISS again...
Every Slashdot thread of sufficient length degenerates into a pissing contest.
"I didn't think colossally stupid people existed on Slashdot" Any thread with more than a dozen or so comments should be sufficient to disabuse you of that notion...
"The Starship Troopers movie was a travesty that RAH would have hated!" "RAH would have hated it" counts as a positive for me.
"Is someone trying to kill slashdot??" If so, they are a few years too late.
The fact that you dismissively refer to user experience as "shiny things" goes some way towards explaining why the Year of Linux on the Desktop will lag the Year of the Commercial Fusion Reactor by several decades.
Thanks for doing the legwork. Not that facts matter an iota to the haters, though; it's like talking to creationists.
This project isn't above criticism, of course. On the other hand, Slashdot isn't the place for intelligent architecture criticism.
I would point out that "efficiency" (even your comically naive understanding of it) isn't the only factor at play when one designs a building...
Sad, isn't it? Slashdot used to be *the* place for nerd conversation. Now we get the dregs that wouldn't pass muster on Gizmodo.