Just send him to Libertarian Island with Peter Thiel, and then they can all be killed by pirates once they're outside of US jurisdiction.
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Can anyone identify a product or service that Amazon doesn't sell or provide?
The Debian package for libudev1 is built from the systemd source code. Says it right on the page: "Download Source Package systemd".
And make sure the CCs to the state utilities commission, attorney general and FCC are clearly visible.
Good plan. Then when those guys all get together to go out drinking again on Comcast's dollar, they will have a funny story to talk about.
I think that we should lobby to break the cable(and other incumbent monopolistic ISPs) companies.
Comcast has over 100 lobbyists whose careers revolve around preventing that. They will scale up that spending as needed. And the FCC is practically a case study in how to execute regulatory capture.
Fuck the invisible hand too.
There's an additional service fee if you want an invisible handjob.
And have a trivial exploit as a result too. It's a good thing that people who write bad Python and Java code are using those languages.
It's all operating system cached writes, they're not even getting to the disk's write cache.
Python's file flush() function does not flush data to disk. You have to call os.fsync(f.fileno()) for that.
Same problem with the Java code. flush doesn't make sure data is on disk. You have to use sync or force or something.
This is an excellent way to introduce the smart scientist/moron coder archetype to people though, so it's not completely useless.
SSDs and disk speed have nothing to do with this. None of these writes are hitting disk. All they've shown is that when you cache a write to disk, the operating system might add data to it more efficiently than the slow Python and Java string code can expand a string.
There's minimal evidence that healthy eating alone lowers your long-term body weight. That's part of the point really. Any diet change, be it fad dieting or more sustainable health eating choices, they are all capable of short-term weight loss. Keeping that weight off on the long-term is is a so much harder problem, it's barely related to what works for losing a large amount of weight in the first place.
If you read studies about people who lose and keep weight off, like Long-term weight loss maintenance, the common factors that always show up are both very low calorie counts and constant feedback. Basically, chart your weight all the time, and cut your calories if it ever goes up. That is brutally difficult to sustain for years at a time. If you follow any sort of hunger-driven diet, with healthy foods or not, you will probably go back to whatever weight your body likes over time. That's how hunger works.
That grass-roots FLOSS development only happened after the GPL does not mean it was necessary to create it, nor even caused directly by it. Giving away free software to promote consulting and support revenue can be a profit center independently of other motives. I can easily imagine an alternate 2015 where there was no Stallman, so instead consulting companies shared boring infrastructure code to split its development costs.
Good old dictionary.com says paranoia is baseless or excessive suspicion of the motives of others. There are a few examples where I think Stallman is excessively paranoid. I personally like using the web only over e-mail to avoid "survellance". Wander that deep down the rabbit hole, and the all powerful three letter agencies out to get you will also have secret exploits for Lynx. Seriously, it's all in the Snowden documents! And I totally did remember to take my medication!
However, there are way less examples that seem extreme like that today then there used to be. Re-writing your hard drive firmware with secret monitoring tools? In 2015 evidence that might be happening is reasonable news, not paranoia.
I've seen plenty of examples of companies who do not want to share code unless compelled to. There are software compliance tools for lawyers whose main purpose is checking corporate source code repos to make sure there's no GPL code. But the number of corporate contributors to all the BSD distributions says the GPL is not mandatory to develop open code. Did it help? Sure. I think open source software as a way to share overhead on boring infrastructure code was inevitable though, even if there was no "free software" (tm).
The world could have collaborated and built the modern Internet just fine on BSD licensed software, which is itself a variation of public domain. What Stallman deserves credit for is inventing the Copyleft license as a way to compel source code sharing. He's stayed relevant beyond that as source for paranoia about software being used against people, a stance that looks more prescient each year.
The problem with the PHP community is that it's filled with the kind of people who feel it's good idea to work on PHP.