You might be right, Firefox does seem to be experiencing a certain level of feature creep and bloat these days. Perhaps Mozilla should think about a new browser, one that is specifically designed to be fast and high-performance, while still adhering to the standards. They could call it Phoenix.
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Protecting the what?
Ignoramus, most Hollywood films are not made in Hollywood studios, they're not even made in the US.
The thing about uploading in Oz is that the copyright holder can only sue for REAL damages, the imagined "lost sales" does not come into the equation. If the real damages do not exceed $100 there's nothing the Aussie MAFIAA can do but cry.
That's only true if you see education's function as solely to prepare you for a specific vocation.
I've found that you generally need massive amounts of power to paralyze a turkey.
At least a few hundred Watts.
More if you want the center at an edible 160F by dinnertime.
It's a total fallacy to assume that a humanities degree is somehow inherently easier to earn than a STEM degree. Certainly some colleges have some lousy humanities programs that aren't worthy of calling a "college education", and the same is also true for some STEM programs. Each school has different strengths. A skilled humanities professor certainly has a decent B.S. detector, just like a skilled STEM professor knows how to write test questions where memorizing formulas and review questions won't save you.
"Reading some books and watching some videos" is no more a complete substitute for a proper liberal arts or humanities class than doing the same in a proper course of STEM study would be.
SirWired's Career Axiom: "Money can't buy happiness, but happiness can't buy anything."
I'm all for "following your passion" when picking your major, but while you are in college, you need to be angling your courses some general direction towards figuring out how to make a living afterwards. This is especially relevant if you've picked a major without ready quantities of employment directly related to your major. Doubly relevant if your "dream career" involves hitting the proverbial rare jackpot like becoming a music/acting/art/literature/dance star.
Most programs outside STEM have ample elective slots that can be used to "fill-out" your transcript with things like business skills, a smattering of technology, etc.
Heck, most STEM grads would be well-served by shoehorning things like writing classes, business classes, etc., although this is more difficult, due to the reduced elective slots.
Yes. The last stuff I wrote that I couldn't compile today was in "Promal" or "Paradox". My C and C++ code from 1980 still builds and runs.
All of my web development is on Ruby on Rails. That environment has had a lot of development and I've had to port to new versions. So old code for RoR would not quite run out of the box, but it's close.
Full sentences harder. They verbs.
That why liberal arts and humanities important, otherwise sentences would no verbs.
The people most likely to release a rogue AI will be malware people since they have no reason to hold back. At some point the AI will self evolve and then we get skynet. Only Commander adama will have old enough tech to escape our cyber overlord's long reach.
Popular computing languages do not in general have only one Open Source implementation, and do not get abandoned.
... using this STEM market glut as a prime example.
People with STEM degrees have lower unemployment, and higher salaries. To say there is a "glut" relative to humanities is silly.
the ability to deal with people, to write well, to communicate, to create, these are also important job skills.
They are indeed important skills. But they are not "humanities". Sitting through a lecture on philosophy or sociology does not make one a better communicator, or better able to deal with people.
Cetaceans Able To Focus Sound For Echolocation
Well crustacians are able to focus sound for murder . Beat that, cetaceans!