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Comment Re:We have enough. (Score 1) 453

He is not insulting these janitor jobs. He is making the important point that neither STEM workers nor janitors have job security -- but there is a difference here. Janitors dont have to go to school for four years, constantly train in the latest technology, etc etc.

Comment Re:Call me crazy (Score 1) 874

Q: Do you know what an EULA is? A: Meow Q: You know, those end user license agreements you have to accept when you buy or download certain software? A: Meow Q: If you built a device that would allow a cat to accept an EULA, would you be legally bound by the EULA? A: Meow Q: What if you got a small child to accept the agreement, would they not be bound because of their age? A: Meow Q: Do EULA's violate any sort of doctrine of first sale since they require you to agree to the license after you've bought the product and limit what you've gotten if you don't agree to it? A: Meow

Comment Ummm.... (Score 1) 368

Low capital gains taxes create jobs and wealth. OK, why then, after eight years of capitalist policies and low taxes, do we have record unemployment and why is my 401k half of what it was before? Why hasn't the S&P moved an inch since Bill Clinton left office? Seems like low-tax theories show up everywhere except in investment returns.

Submission + - Dragonfly or Insect Spy? Scientists at Work on Rob ( 1

SRA8 writes: Vanessa Alarcon saw them while working at an antiwar rally in Lafayette Square last month.

"I heard someone say, 'Oh my god, look at those,' " the college senior from New York recalled. "I look up and I'm like, 'What the hell is that?' They looked kind of like dragonflies or little helicopters. But I mean, those are not insects."

Out in the crowd, Bernard Crane saw them, too.

"I'd never seen anything like it in my life," the Washington lawyer said. "They were large for dragonflies. I thought, 'Is that mechanical, or is that alive?' "

That is just one of the questions hovering over a handful of similar sightings at political events in Washington and New York. Some suspect the insect-like drones are high-tech surveillance tools, perhaps deployed by the Department of Homeland Security.

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Submission + - Create/answer simple correlation surveys

Vlad writes: "Ask and answer questions to uncover interesting correlations. These are as simple as you can get — two criteria, two options for each."

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