Isn't the very point of this player's system, that the player serves the interests of the disc's publisher over the interests of the users, where the users' needs should always yield whenever there is a conflict? That's not a mere technicality; it's the very essence. From the spec's pov, this is desirable operation. Nothing has been subverted.
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Yeah, I was very excited about the Ghostbusters sequel - been waiting *years* for one - until I heard what they're actually going to do with it.
Taken on its own, yes. As part of the Alien series it was a bit weak.
I wonder which insurance companies are polling this data?
I don't disagree, but human testing usually only follows after successful animal testing. So, even a paralytic, isn't do "no harm" if we don't know whether we can actually do this or not. Once we know it can be done, well then, a paralytic would seem to be the one to benefit most. But, until then, we would just be experimenting on handicapped human beings for the sake of gaining research knowledge. Most medical ethicists would say that is unethical.
I do think they could practice on paralysed people first - after all, if they can't reconnect severed spinal cord nerves in someone whose spinal cord is roughly still in place, what hope do they have for merging 2 different spinal cords?
And that would be because paralyzed people are less human or less valuable? How about practicing and perfecting it on rats first, then higher animals?
Sitting in front of an electrical box that sends out signals to billions of people everyday is also against the "laws of nature."
Please live up to your own lame excuse for why this shouldn't be and stop sitting in front of that box.
Actually, computers and the internet, etc. do follow the laws of nature, quite well. Technically speaking, everything we do follows the law of nature, otherwise it would be miraculous. That said, it still doesn't address the morality of the issue.
Just order one of these and hook the drive up to USB on the newer machine.
That's the change: they've come to the realization that they can't lock developers down to anything, at least not like they used to. I think it's long past due, but that's from an outsider's perspective where it's easier to see the whole landscape, not just focus what goes on in Redmond.
Microsoft is a very different company than they were under Gates or the Sweat-hog. They long ago figured out that their cash cows were kind of fragile, and they more recently figured out that they alienated a lot of developers. They are now trying to find ways to woo developers to any of their product families, not just to Windows. And they've done some great work on a lot of software engineering fronts, including secure development, powerful tools, integrations, and are even dabbling in open source,
Aren't icons tied to a theme and/or customizable anyhow? Last time I checked this was the case, so one should be able to change them if so desired, unless that's now changed and you're locked into the default set.
I've seen this happen - recently on 8.1 in fact - but only ever on networked drives, and generally when there was a fair but of other stuff going on with the drive/folder.
To be fair, I've seen similar in 'nix as well.
The human players get the clue in text format also (printed on the monitor wall). Alex Trebek reading the clue aloud is strictly for the benefit of the mouth-breathers watching at home.
Wouldn't the HTML5 version be less CPU-hungry than the flash app-container-plugin version?