The OP's article doesn't mention that the original target of discovering 90 percent of NEOs with a size of 1 km or greater (extinction-size) has already been achieved. The bar has been lowered to 140 m, but those aren't an extinction threat.
Given that these sorts of events have consequences on a planetary scale and that little things like nation-states mean absolutely nothing if we lose the species, why the hell isn't this an international effort? Why does the USA have to do all the grunt-work? (I'm not a yank BTW). This really is something I could get behind the UN for actually doing something useful lately. (The UN has done SFA of use since eradicating smallpox).
Because we already drafted the blueprint.
Today folks *pay* for this kind of equipment *out of their own purses*, and the spooks are not the only ones listening in.
You mean like a combination microphone/speaker/gps/internet traffic monitor you carry around with you all day long every day? Like that kind of equipment? The echo is tame in comparison.
People born today will be too old to be part of the astronaut class that goes anywhere other than LEO.
Yeah, so many of us chose more exciting jobs because we'd be stuck in LEO if we decided to be astronauts instead. boooorrrrriiinngg. I mean, I guess I could do it, but I'd probably just end up changing careers in a few years anyway.
Given the dozens and dozens of reported hacks against large orgs over the last 2 year, I can only conclude there is a large disregard for properly addressing security that starts right at the top of the C suite in big companies.
That is at least as troubling for smaller companies, who likely have less resources to deal with security.
I think they're doing their jobs right and it's the consumers that are failing by not holding their companies accountable.
None of these are new.
Probably why neither the headline nor the summary suggested as much.
I understand this controller isn't meant for casual players, but I think this is an example of choosing complexity over usability
Something can be complex and usable. See: keyboard.
Let's get Formula E working right before we move to the next step, shall we?
Good point. They seem too similar to be developing in tandem.
The US mortgage industry single-handedly is keeping facsimile alive and well.
Plenty of help from healthcare and related industries.
I really don't care.
If your beliefs require anyone else to change their behavior in public, your beliefs are broken.
I think your beliefs might be broken. When's the last time you had them looked at?