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Comment Re:And continues... (Score 1) 213

"Furthermore, he rise of the answering machine tells us that the phone as a critical mode of communication is not all it was cracked up to be."

Sure. If you suffer from Aspergers. The rest of us however quite enjoy "synchronous direct speech" and I'd far sooner lose SMS and email than the actual phone functionality. If all I wanted was a computer I'd just carry around a wifi tablet.

Comment Re:Good, make sure it's closed source (Score 1) 99

Because the sort of people who advocate Open Source no matter what probably haven't even been around 30 years and don't really understand that having freely available source code to your remotely installed infrastructure probably rates alongside selling My LIttle Pony meter stickers in the list of importance.

A right is not what someone gives you; it's what no one can take from you. -- Ramsey Clark