I second this. My sister-in-law has Down's Syndrome and can almost independently manage the iPad we got for her. I wouldn't even think of getting her a netbook or some other device with lots of keys.
I'll second this. Last week, I think it was some flooding in downtown Sleepy Hollow, but it took literally over an hour to go the maybe six miles from the west bank of the Hudson, across the TZ (Tappan Zee Bridge), to my work location. It was horrible. I can't imagine what it would be like if there were something more serious. People trying to get out of the metro NYC area would be fucked.
As I've posted previously, there's no such thing as "government": It's a collection of people acting like assholes and everyone else letting them.
There's no such thing as "government": It's a collection of people acting like assholes and everyone else letting them.
Uh, you're not serious, are you? If so, you're beyond shit-faced or you got whoosh-served off this fuckin' planet...
But you notice it less if you're dead. And as they say, perception means more than reality.
It's hardly manly if you don't stick your balls in the vice and give the handle an extra turn or three. Quit being such a pussy...
than sorry. Take 'em all down - let God sort 'em out.
Uh, yeah. But our TPS reports, with those new covers, just kick ass!
Yeah, just like the "liberal media" universally condemned our ginned-up involvement in the Iraqi War, part II. In fact, the White House term for the "liberal media" and their "military consultants" was "message force multipliers."
Your first assertion is patently not true: otherwise, we'd have endless prison riots every day at every prison. And schools.
This strikes me in the same way as the rabid OS X fanboi that said that any OS X failure was _my_ fault, because OS X _never_ failed. Baloney. Why do they need patches, then?
I've set up close to a dozen Mac OS X machines, over the years, and have never had any experience close to what you mention. The worst one was when a MBP of mine died and I had to set up my replacement from the dead unit's HDD. I was shocked at how easy that was. I connected the HDD to the new laptop, which recognized that it had an OS X installation on it, and it proceeded to ask if I wanted to initialize my new MBP from that drive. After some time to copy files, it was ready to go, configured almost exactly as my previous unit. There were some things I had to handle manually - HP scanner shit, which is buggy, anyway - but it was automatic, for the most part.
I don't know how you ended up in your situation, but yours is definitely an outlier case.
They didn't need to go to the trouble to "discover" that: they could have asked me. I lost my hearing at age 17 and, in response, my brain increased its abilities 10-fold, easily, so that I'm now the smartest man on the planet. Why, yes, I am wearing my underwear outside of my pants. Why do you ask...?
No, seriously, I did lose my hearing. I found that I compensated for it by paying way more attention to non-verbal cues. For example, I can tell before an interviewer even knows it, himself, that I'm not gonna get the job. I can also see it, clearly, when someone's trying to BS me. You also learn introspection, since you don't have the auditory distractions.
Ok, having lived in WNY for years - was around for '77 blizzard - I know what you're talking about, but even _I_ would say this hyperbole goes a wee bit over the top. I think it was Wednesday _and_ Thursday.
Roger that. I live further south, in Cattaraugus county, but have to commute weekly to Westchester county - 20 miles north of NYC - to work.