Compared to the volume of the rest of the planet, much of it consisting of, you guessed it, bridgmanite, water is a very thin film on the surface....water is about 0.02% of the total earths' mass
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Of course, your old school film camera just hovered there in mid-air when using this mysterious 'timer' feature, right?
Me too. After my first marathon session of DOOM back in the day, I felt like I was having the worst drunk/hangover of my ife...lasted for three days, I couldn't close my eyes without getting the spins. To this day i cannot take more than about 2 minutes of an FPS.
Now they can arrest people photographing anything the authorities don't want photographed. Welcome to the 21st century Fascist movement.
The music industry has a long and sordid history of ripping off the artists...in the main there's nothing to negotiate because the music publishers own the republishing rights.
Book publishers, contract to publish the book, in one format.
(The same negotiations often have to take place for paperback rights as well, so it's not like this is something new, and is, in the main simple boilerplate contracting with the author, author's agent, or estate) The renegotiations are hard because the publishers are greedy.
Of course all of your basic
A truly random one-time pad longer than your cipher text is not crackable other than brute-force. Use a code along with the OTP and it's uncrackable (because the crackers won't recognize the plaintext when they do decipher it.) Of course you need to distribute copies of your codebook and OTP, which is why they developed ciphers in the first place...the only trick is to develop a code that parses to plain boring text. "Aunt Martha sends her love; she made a wonderful cherry pie for the church potluck last week, everyone was raving about it!"
Yes. because degenerate primitive theocracies have ALWAYS been very nice places to live.
You DO understand that if your phone is in the physical possession of the bad guy, they can do anything they want?
It's not like this can be done remotely with some crappily cloned Tetris game off the App Store, like some Android exploits we've seen....
oooohhh an insult from the 90's...how clever!
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"Wait a minute, That scruffy beard, those suspenders, that smug expression.You're one of those condescending Unix users!"
No, it's not very interesting because it simply isn't true. On the average government employees are better paid than the average american, but that's only because government jobs tend not to be minimum-wage McJobs.
When controlled by educational achievement, the exact opposite is true.
The average government employee with a bachelors degree makes 25% LESS than the average private industry employee with a bachelors degree.
Well, actually the current state of the economy is proof enough that "these guys who spend their entire lives predicting financial markets" aren't god at predicting financial markets.
Who the hell would believe these guys could predict soccer?
Of course there's a defense.
There, it's easy.