Or maybe the Futurama meme version.
Fourth: find out how to wire up brains. A brain is much smaller than a human, and you dont need manual user interfaces, or things like maintaining cabin pressure.
"Brain and brain! What is BRAIN? It is Controller, is it not?"
Every once in a while, a court rules in a way that seems like an attack on privacy, but in fact is just reiterating current standards of (non) privacy in certain weird conditions, because some plaintiff or defendant is trying to wildly re-construe privacy to include some bizarre condition they got caught up in.
If you butt-dial someone, the call is not private to the exclusion of the recipient the same way that if you accidentally email a sensitive document to the wrong person and then try to sue them for possessing the sensitive information.
Sometimes a court opinion makes sense. I had a boss who said "Don't act surprised when it works*," but that's hard to do with the modern legal system.
*He meant this in the context of customer demonstrations of our software, but the principle is broader than that.
Well, except for crushing the desire to actually, really teach from those teachers that foolishly try to do that.
Because if you can't win, only a fool keeps trying.
Which is how young idealistic teachers become old embittered ones.
I dunno what your criticism is. It's factually accurate, which is (by Slashdot standards) pretty remarkable. In fact, the "bored housewife" angle is actually the primary difference between this story and lots of other "start computer company up in (garage|basement|warehouse) in the late '70s, get stomped flat by IBM in the early '80s" stories.
Is this a SJW thing?
Sounds like the invisible hand of the free market in action.
I think Adam Smith would have looked at Rockefeller and said "Dick move, man... serious dick move."
Fallout 4 needs wooly deathclaws.
<protest>Black horns matter!</protest>
They have a crowdfunding appeal on experiment.com looking for help in sequencing the black rhino genome. At this writing, it has two days to run and has only raised $12,831 of its $16,500 goal. The results will be open sourced, and once the black rhino is on its way to salvation, they plan to work on the white rhino, then move on to killing the black market for ivory and tiger pelts, which don't sell for as much as rhino horns but are valuable enough to keep an international horde of poachers in business.
Wait, when did the discussion switch over to Slashdot?
"Absolve Verizon of customer service responsibilities"?
Why would Verizon take that deal? As far as they're concerned, they already aren't particularly responsible for customer service. But they can rake in the fees from their captive customer base.
What NY seems to be asking Verizon is "Pretty please, lay in the last mile of fiber and then step away."
You'll have to seriously sweeten the pot (such as extortionate wholesale service fees) to make it more profitable for Verizon to do this, vice continuing to squeeze its current copper-service victims for sunk-cost mostly-profit revenues. And for companies like Verizon, "less profit" is a non-starter.