Wall posts, messages and facebook chat are an extremely common precursor to face to face conversation.
As a New Zealand citizen, I laugh at your optimism. Welcome to the land of low wages, rampant alcoholism and child poverty.
To his employer, his work is worth the cost of physical inputs + the cost of wages or salary + the cost of relevant taxes, regulations and marketing + the markup at the point of sale.
Ending scarcity is not likely to happen within our current economic model. Most goods are made scarce artificially to increase their value already.
Yeah, that's a joke about New York.
Yeah, Singapore is a beautiful place, I went there earlier in the year and my basis for comparison is New Zealand. They aren't really a 'democracy' but the country runs like clockwork and puts the West to shame.
Here's some news for you buddy - you live a very ordinary, verging on 'American Dream' Californian life. Leave the US, see what happens to minds that didn't grow up there.
Real confidence is good. Most people seem to think confidence is just being a self centered asshole and talking over other people.
Excellent post. I agree with everything you said except for the bit where you say that drugs don't solve problems. If I hadn't had access to LSD and cannabis when I needed them, I would probably still be a depressed anxiety-ridden shut in relying on prescription drugs.
So, because the situation is now hopelessly fscked up and it's almost impossible to establish cause and effect for all the minor incidents that occur, we should all forget that Palestine was invaded, occupied and settled?
Survivor Man just had to survive, Grylls is moving from a drop location to an extraction point.
Except he's not a military operation. The whole wikileaks crew is probably not as armed as your average US citizen.
Worked out pretty well for silicon valley.
That will never happen. They will go for the command & control systems instead of seeking robotic attrition.
do you know what bandwidth means?