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Do not buy a router unless OPENWRT supports it.
Always overwrite what ever firmware came with the router with a new install of free software.
The days when Joe Sixpack can just buy a router an plug it in are over! You must do this.
Security experts need to take a close at uboot software commonly used to install alternate firmware. And check if NSA has hacked that up as well.
On my desktop I run debian testing. and I converted to systemd, with out knowing it, just by doing periodic updates.
Systemd is still free software. All the source is published, and it can be forked at any time. We need this functionality. It is a good thing that it has been redesigned to work smoothly together.
If the complainers really wanted to help, they could do a security audit instead of bellyaching!
If pottering becomes unbearable, the project can be forked. A lot of powerful forces need this project to work, so I suspect it will.
Its just a lot of whining and bellyaching from people who don't want to do anything.
Our physics if fucking wrong, and space drives are possible!
Instead of fucking with rockets, NASA needs to figure out what is wrong with our physics, and build the fucking space drive!
If you hurt anyone your reputation will be damaged and with it the ability to travel.
Representative Justin Amash unsuccessfully attempted a late bid to oppose the bill, which passed 325-100. According to Amash, the bill "grants the executive branch virtually unlimited access to the communications of every American""
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The original trilogy was awesome, but later books were not the same caliber.
This is true with respect to the plot and the general sweep of the book, but not true with respect to individual paragraphs. Asimov improved in writting technique as he got older.
UFO have been observed to statically hover without pushing a lot of stuff downward. They have also been observed to accelerate at huge rates, without pushing a lot of stuff in the opposite direction. The UFOs in short, have a space drive.
Our current science has no idea how to produce a space drive. That is, accelerate without moving a lot of stuff in the opposite direction. Or overcome gravity without moving a lot of stuff in the downward direction.
The USA and other major governments is obstructing research into UFO's space drives by promoting the fiction that UFOs don't exist.
You can not have your flying car until you make major governments tell the truth.
If science were to admit that the scientific method itself had significant selection effects, when applied to certain questions, then science would have to admit that science can not resolve certain questions.
One of those questions might be "Is the Universe a machine?" Or if one wants to take quantum into account "Is the Universe a machine with a gazillion true hardware random number generators attached?"
If the Universe is a machine, then the scientific method preference for repeatable results is justified. If the Universe is a quantum machine, or statistically unbiased machine (i.e. a machine with a gazillion TRNGs attached), then the scientific method's preference for repeatable statistical results is justified.
But what if the Universe is not any kind of machine? What if the Universe is a living being as Eastern religion and philosophy assert? What if the Universe is adjusting itself to the questions and presuppositions of science? What if the Universe is like a child being questioned by a biased investigator alleging sexual abuse? What if the Universe is giving the answers that it thinks the investigator wants to hear?
It seems to me that the scientific method can not resolve such claims. In order to prove an answer, one would have to prove that the scientific method had no selection effects, which one could not prove with knowing the answer to the question a priori . In other words the question is hopelessly circular.
This means that one of the key assumptions of scientism , can not to be proved by the scientific method.