Nope. This kind of discovery, pushing the frontiers of knowledge, is the only thing we as a species do that's of any value. Spending all of our effort trying to "fix[...] the current issues of the world" would just drag us down to the lowest common denominator.
Let the current issues of the world fix themselves or die trying.
Build us a reservoir, a dam and t'other side of dam, a clutch of pelton wheels.
With the weight of the world's oceans pressing on those pelton wheels, I fail to see why there would be insufficient energy to pump said 'salty brine' back from whence it came, minus the desert greening ingredient.
The biggest technical merit of the Nexus One over the Droid Incredible is the likelihood of continued updates to the android OS.
There's a huge hacker community right now that owns the Nexus One hardware. It's likely that we'll see continued support for a long time on this phone.
Well if they'd been looking kilometres in the wrong direction, it implies that there wasn't a precise record of its position!
On the contrary, it was very precise. Inaccurate as hell, but very precise!
They should have just stuck a GPS receiver and a cell phone on it...
Verizon wants no part of [service plan discounts for bringing your own phone]. I can understand why consumers are upset. But let consumers vote with their wallets rather that over-regulate with Congress.
Congress is already regulating by allocating spectrum through the FCC.
I succumbed and installed MSE a little while ago after hearing good things about it... it found one virus in a zip file (which I knew was dodgy, and had never run), then proceeded to hose my system on reboot. Repeated BSOD reboot, Vista64. It's the only OS crash I've ever had since running Vista (apart from during installation). I had to do a system restore from a few days prior - worked better than I expected, tbh. I'm not going to touch consumer antivirus ever again on my system.
The herd instinct among economists makes sheep look like independent thinkers.