Never heard of this guy.
I for one am unsure why in the first place the original article was written. So the guy played a character with a vaguely-but-not-quite similar technology some 20-odd years ago, so now his opinion counts? What's next, Arnold Schwarzenegger on Roombas because he used to play the Terminator?
Second, how did this end up on the
So use a LESS compiler then: edit LESS-file, compile to CSS, test CSS locally, upload to server. Rinse and repeat.
...with abundant food...
Now here's something that irks me, although not by fault of the owners/companions. I have had several budgies. One vet told me that standard issue parakeet food is like Big Macs for parakeets, i.e. very fatty, unhealthy and hardly nutritious. So actually, while I thought that I was feeding my parakeets properly, I actually wasn't.
I never felt guilty for keeping parakeets. When properly trained, they are very social and intelligent and they appear quite happy for your companionship. However, in the end it appeared that I have been consistently poisoning them, even while making sure they would not overeat. That made me decide not to buy a new parakeet.
Long story short, even if pets get a proper home with food and protection, it may not be beneficial by definition, regardless of the owner's intentions.