The real interesting technology is going to be in the batteries. The chargers will be a place where he would invite competition and exploration, so long as he doesn't get hit with patent trolls (the point of retaining the patent in the first place). The chargers aren't all that interesting.
In an energy-starved future with people in government who view power as unlimited, Game of Thrones sounds reasonable.
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Go home, Slashdot, you're drunk.
H-1B visa holders will be gay married for immigration purposes, so their employers will only have to use one H-1B slot.
... given what we now know, do we trust that the government wouldn't abuse this system and kill phones for other reasons? Do we trust that media companies won't kill phones it decided were sharing copyrighted materials? Do we trust that phone companies won't kill phones from delinquent customers? What might have been a straightforward security system becomes a dangerous tool of control, when you don't trust those in power.
And this, ultimately, is the problem with those who keep repeating that we should just trust the government. It implies we should also disengage our brains.
Contemporary political thought seems to be about electing the right king.
One of the constants about startups is their youthful employee base -- young people have less economic baggage and less experience, and so can be had cheaper. Obamacare makes it much more expensive to hire such individuals by forcing companies to provide increasingly expensive health care, if even one employee ends up in the individual plan! Obamacare is not liable to make entrepreneurial activity more likely, but less.
... and he liked this. Enough said.
Shoulda just told the NSA.
The NYT is a hidebound unionista redoubt, resistant to new ideas from within or without. They think like employees, not entrepreneurs. And that, ultimately, is why they will fail.
Nonsense. The problem here is using a third, private party to elide the Fourth Amendment.
People pitched the timesharing computing model for a lot of reasons, lack of control of the hardware and the software rental treadmill being two of the largest. Every time I hear someone gushing over The Cloud and Software As A Service, it's history repeating itself.
Here. Interesting stuff.
when politicians seek to tax them.