Earth is a toxic waste repository for the dominant invasive species.
"We cannot manage our very complex, highly sophisticated capital structure with what's coming out of our high schools," said Greenspan, former chairman of the Federal Reserve."
That's a red herring, because we don't need to; we need to manage it with what's coming out of our universities.
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"Society" is willing to pay for a college degree; people with degrees make more over their lifetime than people without degrees. Unfortunately, the dismal science of economics tells us that given such a situation, we should expect the cost of college to rise to the present value of all that extra income, leaving the hapless student with no gain.
The listing terms that the HKEx finds objectionable are centered around the proposed structure of the company, which would allow their 28 partners to control a majority of the board - even though they only own around 13 percent of the company.
Apparently, the HKEx regulators still cling to the quaint notion that small investors are important. I guess those HK guys have a thing or two left to learn about how real capitalism works.
There was a time when the New York Stock Exchange didn't allow that, either. They caved about a decade ago. Now, both Google and Facebook have two class "president for life" stock issues.
It will have a similar market cap to Amazon. So, no, it's not far bigger.
Are you certain of that statement? What is the measure of "advance quickly?" How are you factoring in population growth? You statement was probably applicable at any past point in time. I could stand at 1900 and say 'at no time has science advanced as quicly as 1850-1900'
Whether the government has had a role in "scientific progress" is not really material to how science is funded nor what the appropriate mix of funding sources should be.
Also, please provide a reference for your NASA/DOD claim.
In other news, most of Britain wants the UK Government to be removed and replaced by people who are not asshats. Unfortunately, it turns out that nobody who is not an asshat can be persuaded to want the job.
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You'll find that far fewer of the citizens would ever want to do anything to oppose that. It's more effective than playing whack-a-mole with an ever-growing list of terrorists.
what the fuck does it world know about coding?
Insightful. For some, maybe informative too.