Convenient. Day before the pranksters come out. Wonder what cmdrtaco has prepared.
They should have picked a location that spanned four states.
SU is a coping mechanism for technologists to deal with inevitability, death. Ray Kurzweil is our age's Ponce de Leon.
Just call it Negaton.
If antiidiot doesn't exist to take care of most of the worlds problems, what does that make you?
Ron Paul and others were vocally against the wars. The Dems supported it just enough. Remember, it takes an act of congress to go to war.
One word: Magical!
Just start calling it the "Federation" right now. First contact coming up soon anyway.
I've been studying Chinese off and on for 16 years; living in the region for 10 years. I speak fluently, I read at an advanced level and I input characters at a good pace on the computer. But, I write like I'm still in primary school.
Our brains are literally offloading the recall function to external computational devices. But, as we play video games, watch TV and read, our recognition systems are tuned and trained to a fine degree.
Look forward to what cognitive studies come out of this. I doubt we'll see a total loss, but if we lose the assistance, it'll be interesting to see how humans cope as the skill gap between recall and recognition gets wider.