No but quake3 came in a tin box.
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Removing functionality can be just as dangerous for users as giving them too much capability.
It wasnt' the engineers. They were replaced by 'user experience designers.'
Did you check your my documents? I know it's in my my documents.
or is this going to be a digital galileo where unpopular fact is pushed to the bottom..
Not sure what you mean. xfce is pretty simple and intuitive to use. It takes a minute or two in control panels and then gets out of your way. The interface conventions are easily toggled between various unix environments and microsoft ones as well.
Yes, but it's not progress if it destroys the more technical constructs that allow more knowledgeable people to be more productive. Replacing whole interfaces with a search box does just that.
Nah, you can do things with GUI that can't be done at a text prompt. The reverse is also true. I don't think your analogy applies.
Well, then that's their limitation, not mine. I am tired of this trend of dumbing things down to the lowest possible. In this case, it puts the search engine in control of who gets to find your site. Also, having sites memorized removes the search step from the process which is a net win for people who actually have brains.
The church might care if google decided to delist them, say for political reasons.
The parallel port laplink cables also work. With the parallel ports set to ecp mode it's a lot faster than serial.
Fitting that the company is called 'humanyze'. Kinda like calling the big brother act 'patriot'.
relevant link. The political stage is dated, but the intended message to americans is not.
If we're essentially saying that it was only okay for the US and our allies to, for example, break the German or Japanese codes during WWII simply because Americans weren't also using the same codes, and therefore that is the only reason that the government could be "trusted" to not misbehave or abuse its powers, then we have a serious problem on our hands.
nope. The constitution doesn't apply to citizens of other countries.
What he "wants", when US-based companies hold data that still can technically be accessed for legitimate foreign intelligence purposes supported by our system of law, is that a legal framework should allow for it. When it can't be, it's up to NSA to determine other mechanisms to access that data.
and that data should be subject to constitutional protections, same as mail and other forms of communication that are. This whole idea of 'on the internet' not having the same status is just dirty reach around tactics. If anything, the government's behavior in this area is proof of why we need those protections in the first place. Regardless of how the data was acquired, if it is associated with an american citizen, he is owed due process and the right of presumed innocence. Things the NSA enables like secret watch lists and indefinite incarceration (gitmo) are NOT constitutional, regardless of whether the data acquired was digital or not.
If these threats you speak of are so dire as to require the suspension of constitutional rights, then it's time to declare war on the countries that house/fund/maintain these threats. It is NOT ok to use it as an excuse to clamp down on your own citizens.
That doesn't mean it's wrong to encourage them not to censor in particular areas. As in "hey, you shouldn't do this, here's why."
Of course when the whole is made up of relatively few, large private entities which have ties to the state, it becomes more complex.