I'd rather deal with Winter than with Cyclones and Mud flows!
"Wildfire smooths the process of completing calls and helps you be more available to callers. The system does a good job of identifying callers, so you spend much less time than before tapping numbers into the dialpad or looking up information in your Filofax or PIM. For example, the informed call waiting feature asks callers to speak their name, then plays that in your ear only (regardless where you're calling from) so you can decide what to do. If you ignore the call, Wildfire takes a message. If Wildfire identifies the caller by recognizing the name, she can take further action."
Yeah, I'm going to stick with my IronKey. It's a simple USB Drive that will self destruct if you enter your password incorrectly 10 times.
According to an article in Popular Mechanics from the June 2008 issue:
With the space race in full flower, though, the real worry was national sovereignty. Both the United States and the Soviet Union wanted to reach the moon first but, in fact, each was more worried about what would happen if they arrived second. Fears that the competition might trigger World War III led to the 1967 Outer Space Treaty, which was eventually ratified by 62 countries. According to article II of the treaty, "Outer Space, including the moon and other celestial bodies, is not subject to national appropriation by claim of sovereignty, by means of use or occupation, or by any other means."
Ideally, title would be recognized by an international agreement that all nations would endorse. The 1979 Moon Treaty was a flop, but there's no reason the space powers couldn't agree on a new treaty that recognizes property rights and encourages investment. After all, the international climate has warmed to property rights and capitalism over the past 30 years.
Basic Social Skills.
I'm going back to my Man cave in the basement.
As mentioned in John Dvorak's Second Opinion this excerpt sums it up quite well:
Our privacy rights have been eroding for years and just accelerated with the Bush administration. President Barack Obama has been on board since day one.
What sort of society wants to tap the phone calls of all its citizens? What sort of society wants to rifle through your personal belongings after busting into your house? These notions are promoted on TV with shows like "24" and other cop shows, where warrantless searches are common. (Even the actual mechanisms are revealed: "Did you hear a scream for help in there?" "YES! Let's bust in.")
It ironic Eric Schmidt seems to feel differently about his own personal information that that of others.
Schmidt, it should be noted, had a few personal details of his life revealed a few years ago by CNet in an exercise to show the power of Google's
Using Schmidt's logic, one has to ask: Why did he care if he wasn't doing anything wrong?
Forget bookmarks! Tags rule and the awesomebar is why.
Fragments of the 4th Century document — written in Greek on parchment leaves — have been worked on by institutions in the UK, Germany, Egypt and Russia.
Experts say it is 'a window into the development of early Christianity'."
Accordinng to a New York Times article, "Not all of it has withstood the ravages of time, but the pages that have include the whole of the New Testament and the earliest surviving copy of the Gospels written at different times after Christ's death by four of the Apostles: Matthew, Mark, Luke and John.
The bible's remaining 800 pages and fragments — it was originally some 1400 pages long — also contain half of a copy of the Old Testament. The other half has been lost.""
So technically I never reboot it but it boots up every day.
There is also the issue of making copies of any copyrighted material. Unless you have obtained permission to do so from the copyright holder (usually for a fee) you could find yourself in a whole lot of, very expensive, trouble for copyright infringement.
Whats the point without at least one other human. Preferably of the opposite sex.
Virent CEO Lee Edwards talks about the technology in an online vidoe stating that their patented catalysts turn biomass sugars directly into gasoline, diesel and jet fuel, not ethanol, so it has a high energy content that can be dropped in to existing infrastructure, says .
There is also an article where he is quoted as saying "I believe we're at the bottom-end of the cycle on crude oil and that in the long-run crude oil will become more expensive," Edwards said in an interview with MarketWatch. "Virent's got a really unique technology that's able to transform sugars from biomass directly into gasoline, diesel and jet fuel. In our view that's the right path to take."
Apparently, compared to water-based ethanol, the fuel contains more energy and it's easier to transport via pipeline since it doesn't absorb water and corrode pipes."
Link to Original Source