Solve what problem? The UK are the ones who are waiting with baited breath that want to arrest him, I don't see why they would agree to this.
It's mock-racism. He's trying to play back the overtones (subtext?) from the article. I didn't read the original story, but even I can see this line is supposed to sound unapologetically racist, in a blatant way which maybe the original comparison didn't make so obvious. Haven't you ever heard the meme that Chinese make only cheap copies of American inventions? It's a totally racist idea, unless it's actually true. (Which I'm sure it's not.)
The bundle would be for TV, Phone, and Internet. The sentence should probably have the emphasis placed on "You NEVER ANSWER".
The implication being that you pay extra for Comcast telephone number that is instantly sold to telemarketers, and since all of your friends have your cell phone number, only telemarketers and bill collectors are actually ringing to call you on it.
We had this phone in a house I used to live. The rent guy ("land lord") apparently owed money on some credit cards that were in default and collections, and he was able to tell poor people moving in that there was a house phone, they could use it to look for a job so they could afford a cell phone (maybe some job better than their crappy job, hopefully we didn't have anyone moving in with no job and no way to pay rent...)
All of the poor people inevitably had cell phones. Nobody used the house phone. If you were in the living room watching TV though, the (888) number that liked to call every day around dinner time would definitely take up 1/2 of the display area on the screen as the Caller ID was automatically routed through the television!
Wow, that's technology.
You don't get H1B permits for the whole company. You are an American company, you have to fill so many jobs with Americans, and then you are considered for H1Bs. I'm pretty sure that's how it works, you can't just fire all of the locals and staff the whole factory with H1B workers from New Delhi and Guangdong. You also have to show that you made an effort to fill those jobs with qualified Americans and none were available^w willing to work for your pittance, and even then you have a bunch of hoops. So, if all the companies want to keep their pigs from gaining too much weight, they might have to collude together to try and do it... which is of course illegal as we're seeing now.
"based on the real world" so, you mean, in fact completely unreal and made of unicorn dust.
How would you tie energy generation to coins? I'm assuming the point of your proposed solution is that the coins are a reward for generating energy, and producing the coins does not actually consume the power. So, how do you make it provably fair? Install ammeters at each generation site with embedded DRM protections?
Why not just sell the power?
And how would they enforce their subpoena in this imaginary world where governments you don't ever interact with in any way can somehow affect you personally?
Our sushi man does this too, only I have the feeling his name is really Yes. Good Japanese name.
Didn't he say so, he did actually have to pay $6000? In premiums, whether he got bit by a bat this year or not, every year. Plus co-pays.
Hopefully his deductible is lower than yours, if he's the only person on his care plan.
So I'm curious. When your business' expenses increase in one department, and there's absolutely nothing at all you can do about it to stop that increase from happening, what do you do? I'm pretty sure at Netflix, they either raise prices for a segment of their customers dramatically, raise prices more slightly for their customers across the board, cut their expenses in another department, or shore up operations and close the doors for good.
They are one company over at Netflix, not like Time Warner/Time Warner Cable/Time Warner Telecom/AOL/FifthMealCompany which are all independent and separate from each other nowadays, unless you're asking some jerk on the street who doesn't know any better. Those companies are all free standing and profitable. Netflix has only one money pit.
And you think the primary expense of the mail division that operates six days a week is only postage? You're even more clueless than I thought!
Kind of surprised to not see anyone at all here blaming Comcast, Verizon, and the other extortion artists trying to get an extra buck out for Netflix' rising costs and ever decreasing service level. This is the very start of what we all predicted with the decline of Net Neutrality, no?
Hahahahahah thanks for that, I LOL'd
I think this is what he's talking about:
Yes, NSA spies on Congress. No, Congress doesn't like that, but they don't mind the rest of us being spied on. She was only pissed off about the spying once she realized she was also targeted.
Service locations then...
It looks like Tesla "ranger visit" is $100 per trip with the service plan, presumably since it's not explained on the page a "ranger" is someone who comes to you, like AAA, only Tesla.
NB: From what I'm reading today, the energy stored in a modern Li-Ion battery is about equivalent to the stored energy in a hand grenade. So if you can rewire it to blow up, that's enough. You don't need to replace any of the materials in the battery itself.
I had never heard the story that Bobby McFerrin committed suicide and had to google to figure out wtf he was talking about