I do that every time I turn on the ceiling fan in the kitchen.
I came in to give a different response, but after seeing this, I agree. Though, certain of my co-workers have interpreted it incorrectly and have started saying "Hold on to your butt cheeks", which kind of has different connotations. Still, "Hold onto your butts" is clearly the winner.
Oddly enough, the process is similar to a colonoscopy, they just leave the camera there when they're done. So... a mild sedative.
Which is great from the "I'll show THEM" perspective. But for a device that probably has one or more spinning hard drives, not really a long-term strategy.
If you've got a better way to toast a cheese sandwich while watching tv, I'd like to hear it.
"The battle between the three wireless charging consortiums is expected to continue to adversely impact adoption of the technology." No one wants to pick a tech that will go obsolete HD DVD. Not to mention having to pay for the licensing of said tech. And I'm guessing that any desire to grow a fourth "standard" in-house would be snuffed out by the threat of IP suits. You know, "For the good of the consumer"®
Except that griefers don't get angry. Gamers like me get angry because we spend what little free-time we have trying to play a relaxing game of shoot-aliens-in-the-face, but some 14-year old learned to walk through walls and have unlimited grenade launcher ammo. If my character was controlled by my emotions, he/she would probably just sit in the middle of the floor and cry uncontrollably before pulling the pin. I play games to NOT be that person. This is a bad idea.
Not to mention the provider data. Which doctors are part of which networks during a given date-of-service. Are they billing under their own account or the hospital they occasionally work out of. And the fact that there is no absolute identifier on anything. SSN? Can't use it. Insurance company identifier? Well, that doctor had the OLD id on file. That claim has the same identifier on it? Is it a REsubmission or a duplicate? And you would be amazed at how many parents don't know their kids' birthdays. And don't get me started on the HIPAA "standard" EDI documents, where the segment definitions can mostly be boiled down to "Optional: If not needed, don't send." I'll be in the bathroom, hitting my head against the tile floor.
It's like going into the grocery store and getting a sample BBQ cocktail wiener. Then you go back out to the car, change your clothes, go back in and get another... Rinse and repeat until you have a cooler full, then open up a wiener stand outside the store to sell your ill-gotten meats.
How is this different than me parking in front of someone, backing up until I'm 2cm from their bumper, then telling them "Let's start the bidding at $200"? Once they talk me down to $100, I move my car, and they can leave. That's extortion. This is the same thing, only the paywall is moved a little down the line.
The way this technology was presented to "The Public" a few years ago, it sounded like we would soon be buying stuff online and printing it at home. For those of us who recognize it for what it is--basically just a CNC hot-glue gun--it's still pretty impressive. But it's nowhere near the game-changer it was said to be. It'll happen, but it's going to take time for the software and chemical engineers to work out the wrinkles.
Couldn't find you the FIRST time. Now that you've given them your data, you should show up on the next search, IF they are even showing real data, which I doubt. This is corporate phishing.
The world is full of games/apps/products that the creator SHOULD have shelved and didn't. At least he's honest enough with his own motivations. Notch gets a pass from me to do whatever the hell he wants. Whether he got 'lucky' with Minecraft, whether it's finished or not, whether he has no attention span, none of it matters. Minecraft has been a source of laughter, anger, joy, excitement, and wonder to me and my son since around 1.1. We even scored Minecon tickets for November.
"The discovery extends the range of bone-eating worms..." It's unsettling to know their range is 'extended'. It's terrifying when you didn't know there were BONE EATING WORMS.
I've been thinking about using a fly-fishing vest I have in the basement while traveling. Most of them even have a giant single pocket in the pack that would fit a tablet a small laptop or whatever else. Still slightly dorky, but at least you're not trying to conceal the fact you just need more pockets than what your pants can offer you. I tend to need more than two pockets anyway. I don't want my keys in the same pocket as my phone. I don't want money with my keys. You get the idea. Plus, you can take it off and slap it on the x-ray conveyor without having to unload everything.