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Stop it. You're making it hard for us to make progress.
Maybe it's stupid. How is it hampering progress, though?
If we can make a bad AI, maybe we can make a good AI that stops the bad one.
Kind of like how the NSA is doing good spying to counteract all the bad spying.
The desktop is increasingly unimportant, or mostly an adjunct to where people do their primary computing which is portables.
Sure, if by "computing" you mean consumption. All the great things people buy and consume weren't created on portables or the OSes they run. There are still important markets in which to make gains.
Skeptics point out that the foundation smells like a gigantic tax dodge... the money remains under Bill Gates' control with not a cent of tax paid on it.
Yes... you dodge taxes so you can put that money toward the greater good of your own choosing, and not only what the government demands. That is precisely what tax breaks are for.
Let's see you try to overthrow your government and post about it on the internet. Let's see how long you keep your free internet access (and your freedom in general).
You missed his point entirely. What you're pointing out makes the kid's comment even sadder.
Yeah they had two agents get into a fight right behind him and when he jumped up to see what was going on (just like anyone would do) another agent snatched the laptop and started the task of getting evidence off it and mirroring the drive's contents.
The FBI is often really fucking good at what they do.
Raise your hand if you immediately started thinking about how you would mitigate this. Voice commands? Bluetooth remote in your watch?
But how well would it work for people with prescription eye glasses?...(snip)...3D movies are ruined for folks with glasses - try stuffing two sets of glasses on your head for a couple of hours - it flat out sucks.
3D movies still have never delivered on their promise for anyone. It's just not a comfortable format for film.