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Comment Don't bother/honor system (Score 2) 284

I think you should tell them at the outset "It's really easy for you to cheat on your assignments. That's also a horrible way to learn. I've got an honor system, don't cheat. If you do cheat you will learn less, and therefore be wasting your own time." If you need something to base grades on, you need something else that you can watch then do or they can't cheat on somehow.

Comment Caps (Score 1) 250

I had pretty fast internet with AT&T Uverse. Then they announced caps. I'm now paying more money for slower service (crappy DSL with LMI.net) but they don't have caps. On the subjet, I think caps are bad for the economy and the country as they will stillfe innovation in internet companies.

Comment Re:What? (Score 1) 491

I agree, lowering prices is not a crime. Aren't they also using their market clout to write deals that don't allow their competitors? I didn't read TFA, but that is what I took this sentence to mean: " Some deals require pharmacies to reject prescriptions for low-cost generics and substitute a discounted name-brand Lipitor while other deals block generic makers from mail-order services that account for an estimated 40 percent of all Lipitor prescriptions." Lowering prices, good, fair, fine. Anti-competitive deals, not so much. Why the quote from David A. Balto is so lame, who knows. Again I didn't read THA.

Submission + - Gemlike 3D microscope lens developed (gizmag.com)

cylonlover writes: Engineers from Ohio State University have developed what they say is the world's first microscope lens capable of obtaining three-dimensional images. While 3D microscopy has already been achieved, it has previously required the use of multiple lenses, or of a single camera that moves around the object being imaged. The new device, however, is just a single lens that sits in place on an existing microscope.

Work expands to fill the time available. -- Cyril Northcote Parkinson, "The Economist", 1955