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I don't know Gates, so I can't defend him, it's just that most people here seem to instinctively hate him. Which I find weird, I mean, he is doing some good.
And if I was trying to do good with a shitload of my own money, I would like total control of where it went, not just hand it off to some foundation.
But in the end, Gates is using some of his money to give a false impression of philanthronpy
Oh yeah, how dare he use his money to cure malaria, the false bastard
The C-130 J that is now being produced, while basicly the same shape (it's longer), is also equipped with new avionics, engines, instruments and pretty much everything else, so it might not be a great example.
The question is whether they are proposing to use the same old fuselages or if they want new completely new B-52s
That car chase might end up quite different than the perp had in mind
Astronomers have begun to blast 3 million cubic feet of rock
I think you'll find that the people blasting rock aren't astronomers...
if a soldier hears his superior yell "fire", he shoots, no questions asked.
As a soldier, I can only note your lack of insight in how the military works.
that could require taking the aircraft out of service for weeks at a cost of six figures or more of lost revenue per week
All aircraft are regularly grounded for days and weeks for maintenance reasons, they could just install them then...
> Depending on your privacy settings you can limit tagging. You are a fool if you actually believe that works.
How? If I turn off location tagging, how can I possibly be tagged at a location?