Unlike Hubble there can be no repair missions as the telescopes are going to the L2 Lagrangian point 1.5 million km (1 million miles) from Earth in the opposite direction of the sun. The launch will be streamed live online.
Three strikes, then the ISP is instructed by the government to cut you off.
And you're still entitled to pay the ISP for your cut-off connection. And that's not even what's worse about this law.
If companies were shown hidden (existing?) incentives that allowed for a more "natural" capitalistic market, where would human civilization be now? Vista has obviously shaped the path of companies plans for software and hardware upgrades. Is it possible to estimate the time and resources, from end user, to IT, on up to CEOs that it costs everyone (even those that deal with you that hold back) for something like moving to Windows Vista? Even better, is it possible to calculate a total cost benefit ratio?
Could we as consumers begin to influence if company "x" is selling us "exponential value" and not just manufacturing externalized costs that we all will pay for in an effort to increase their sales? I understand that at the basics bigger sales=bigger economy, but does bigger economy=stronger economy? How have any failures of Vista literally affected our economy?"
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