Right, because radical changes are so often effective and quickly adopted... go, go, government waste.
As this story grows, I can see e-bay piling up with Kindles.
I think you greatly overestimate the overlap between 1984 fans and Kindle users. Most (if not all) people unaffected will ignore this in a "...and then they came for me" type of ignorance.
Abrams sucks. This Trek will suck.
Wow this is some really deep and thoughtful stuff here.
Personally, I haven't seen anything Trek lately that I would call a "Sci-Fi gem". I say let Abrams have his shot, its not like Franks was doing anything revolutionary with it, and lets not even start on Braga Let's hope Abrams can breath some life into what appears to have been allowed to become a dead franchise.
Advocacy groups for victims of domestic violence are concerned What about ?
Yeah I don't get that either? If you are a victim of domestic violence shouldn't you just not call your abuser in the first place?
However your point that EULA's don't really offer much legal protection or legal weight is still probably valid (IANAL of course).
I seriously doubt any company could put a clause that requires something from the user that would ever stand up in a court of law. Besides, you generally agree to them anonymously, so it isn't like they could actually track you down to ask for that firstborn you promised them.
Other than some pretty weird copyright statements like the latest Facebook TOS I've never really seen anything that made me look twice in an EULA (and no, truthfully I don't generally read them).
Again, even with the "we own your stuff" type agreements, I think it is just another attempt to completely cover their own asses and prevent users from trying to sue them for publishing stuff they posted publicly out of their own free will. Yes it is going too far, but you can't blame them for trying... well I guess you can blame them for whatever you want really
Hmmm, a poll of all meteorological scientists huh? You mean including the ditsy weather girl on channel 6? Thanks, I will stick to the published experts.
You're argue there is no consensus, yet you just complain you don't like the evidence someone has given to you of a consensus, you provide no counter evidence just an empty anecdote.
You're opinion becomes valid when you prove to me how you are an expert on anything I should care about, least of all the global climate.
That was basically my point, about the summary. I didn't have high hopes for the article either.
Also, not to sound like a fanboy, but unless I am mistaken most linux filesystems don't suffer from serious fragmentation problems like FAT32 and NTFS. link
I am sure someone will correct me if I am wrong about that though.
I think you know perfectly well we are all wasting our work time on