Today I was using Chrome and stopped over at Foxnews.com (via Google News). While there, I click on another story. At that point, Google Gears popped up and asked "The website below wants to store information on your computer using Gears. http://www.foxnews.com"
Then there is the cute little box that says I trust this site. Of course I hit deny.
They have pwned my soul for the past 6 years!!!
I also learned that playing D&D makes you sarcastic and bitter.
Really? No shit.
By using Steam &/or XBL, they don't have to "go gold", market deals with big box distributors, remaking packaging, etc. And we as the players don't have to screw around with DOSBox or SCUMVM.
I'm excited and ready to buy some classics!
He is a DRM proponent, and can't stand the idea of true innovation whether its a "free" model or not.
Sure, if you live by "free" you will die by "free"... but won't you die happy knowing that you were "free"?
As an Information Security professional, I look for books and other easy to read documentation that I can recommend to management and others who indicate an interest in (or need a push in the right direction) info security. Most of the time, if I e-mail them a link or story, it gets blown off. If I can put a document (screw paper saving) in their hands or a book with a chapter as "homework" I seem to get a better response.
Anti-trust is based on the altruist idea that the more successful you are - (aka "selfish") - the more evil you are, and the evil successful need to be brought down to favor the less successful, or failures. This also happens to be the moral underpinning for bailouts, welfare, "soak the rich", government healthcare, and many more.
Oh yeah, it's also a Christian ideal.
Being a so called "liberal Christian" I'm very curious about how Anti-trust is a Christian ideal. Doesn't the "Good Book" say to go and do things to the best of our abilities?