Purple is my favorite color, you insensitive clod!
So far I don't - I am the only one in my family who does not need glasses. To put off reading glasses as long as possible I exercise my eyes; I get close to a window with a screen, and keep shifting focus between the screen and a distant object. I can still focus clearly on objects about 6 inches away. Closer is difficult but sometimes doable with practice. I can clearly discern the pixels on my smartphone (4.99" 1080p display) and huge pixels on my desktop monitors (1080p) drive me nuts. I'm hoping Asus gets their 1440p 120Hz (3D capable!) monitors out soon.
One thing I have noticed is the last couple of years when I get over-tired I cannot focus clearly on anything so there is that.
Secondly, the colorblindness test they do as part of a normal eye exam is rather poor for detecting mild colorblindness. You see a faint and indistinct "5" in the dots, and you're lumped together with everyone who sees a clear and unambiguous "5".
A person with tetrachromatic vision will see a faint, indistinct but discernable 5 in those tests because their eyes are better at discerning slight hue differences.
Do you pass or fail color blindness tests? You might be tetrachromatic in one eye. Another thing that can cause it is if one light is receiving more light than the other (your eyes will rarely both receive the same amount of light) so one retina will be bleached a little more in the color spectrum of the bright object you are looking at. There are also other reasons each eye might respond differently to color (such as one eye has more or less of a type of cone cell than the other).
If you are tetrachromatic though, it can be advantageous, such as acing online hue sorting tests such as http://www.xrite.com/online-co...
> You have fined European banks billions and let your own banks off the hook for pennies.
Correction: our government has fined European banks and handed many domestic banks billions. o.O
...but only if Samsung proved its viability first
On a system that isn't a tablet, I DO NOT WANT A TOUCH INTERFACE, or even a hint of it unless I get a touch sensitive monitor and explicitly turn it on (a prompt asking me if I want to would be fine, too). For desktops and laptops, Windows 7's start menu is absolute perfection.
Don't try to improve perfection. I don't want to see any trace of the formerly-known-as-metro style interfaces anywhere on a desktop OS. Don't try to sell me a Windows tablet and think that shoving a touch interface in my face on the desktop is going to get me to buy. Android is where it's at for tablets. Trying to force that crappy UI on me will make me not even consider Windows tablets even IF you make it far superior to Android.
All you've done is alienate customers with Windows 8, and you're still trying to shove that loathed (loathed isn't even the word for it) abortion of a UI in people's faces. I'm going to be buying a bunch of Windows 7 licenses while it's still available because Windows 9's isn't shaping to be much better than Windows 8. If I have to run 9, I'll be installing classic shell on it, like I do on Windows Server when I have to work on Windows servers (who the FUCK thought it was a good idea to put a tablet UI on a server OS anyhow?!)
Oh, and while you're at it bring back glass. Knock it off with that Windows '80s flat look.
> Let's start at $10000 per infraction.
That is just the cost of doing business to someone like Qualcomm. Let's start at 10% of the annual gross revenue, based on the average gross revenue of the previous three years, PLUS 10% of the revenue of the current year to date. Keep in mind we are talking per infraction, so in this case (>100 githubs) this fraud would cost Qualcomm over ten years' worth of gross revenue.
> plus the added chemicals, such as the aromatics (which is largely benzene group) that were formed when that beef was put over the fire
I eat steak rare (just walk it by the fire please!), you insensitive clod! Putting fire to it more than a few seconds ruins it. >_
> You don't distribute electricity like data,
Sure, I'll buy that.
> it's much harder and you end up losing a LOT of it in the process.
You just contradicted yourself. I mean, it IS like data, and MCI is the grid operator?
He probably only graduated the sixth grade because his mommy sued the school, citing the hurting of precious snowflake's self esteem. Frankly, I'm surprised he can manage to spell those two-syllable words. Maybe his mommy helped him.
Well, whatever the cause, thank modern American education and the dumbing down of America.
> Though it's arguable how useful an IQ test is. It's a poor metric of intelligence, it's just commonly used because all the other suggestions are worse.
I agree, One time in line at a grocery store one man remarked about how it was stupid they had "retards"[sic] working there. I told him "You can learn from anybody, even this so-called 'retard.' for example, notice he is treating everybody with respect. You know, come to think of it, I never met anyone with Down's syndrome who is a nasty and judgmental prick like you. Maybe we can all take a lesson and learn to treat others nicely."
Besides, he was doing a great job and was taking pride in his work. What's to judge? What if that asshole were in the position of being mentally challenged - I'd love to see him wear those shoes for a day.
What good is intelligence if all one ends up doing is thinking they're better than everyone and treat others like shit?
Ah, yes, Seamonkey. Someone mentioned it in comments above. I had forgotten the name of the web development component.
Mozilla.org is very quickly expanding Firefox to becoming Mozilla II. Remember when the suite was split apart into its various components, leaving Firefox a very lightweight-but-extensible browser, and Thunderbird a lean and mean yet also expandable email client, and if you still wanted the monolithic build you downloaded Mozilla instead?
Not any more. Firefox is very quickly edging its way toward becoming a heavyweight web development suite again. I think if users want that, they will either install the Web Developer extension or maybe just go straight to installing the Mozilla suite. Why are they "bloating" Firefox again instead of making the IDE an optional add-on via extensions?