I was unaware that US law would have any standing in the UK. Of course any DMCA takedown "command" can be ignored. Why not?
Should I continue picking things up where and when I can? Would it be wiser for me to go deeper into debt and get a second undergrad degree? Or should I try to go into grad school after doing some of my own studying up? Would the military be a better choice? Would it behoove me to just start trying to find STEM jobs and learn on the go (I know many times experience speaks louder to employers than a college degree might)? Or perhaps I should find a non-STEM job with a company that would allow me to transfer into that company's STEM work? I'd be particularly interested in hearing from people who have been in my position and from employers who have experience with employees who were in my position, but any insight would be welcome.
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One might gain an artistic appreciation of his drawings but it is difficult to view this as Mathematics.
The real story here is that he convinced someone at Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, to publish a book about him.
I don't doubt that he experiences visual phenomena, perhaps indistinguishable from hallucinations. Although such a unique perspective might conceivably give him an opportunity to understand math in a new way I'm skeptical this occurred. I'm afraid he has no more insight than a nautilus has into the fibonacci sequence.
I still have my quadrophonic stereo somewhere in the cellar.
Every Facebook has its Winklevoss brothers....
just now in wheel form.
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IThe definition of "electrocution" is "death or injury from electric shock"
Really? In English? I don't know where you getting your dictionary, but the several I referenced stated:
Definition of ELECTROCUTE
1: to execute (a criminal) by electricity
2: to kill by electric shock
Here's an example: http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/electrocute
Prefer a UK reference? http://dictionary.cambridge.org/dictionary/british/electrocute?q=electrocute
Much as I hate to side with an AC, so far no one has recovered from an electrocution.
Q: How does a maniac get through the jungle?
A: Of course, he takes the psychopath!
Look, the FBI doesn't need to build a database when Facebook/Instagram is so pervasive.
So... this comes to light just after Facebook closes on a 1B purchase of Instagram.
Where's that government money going again?
>>>Are you willing to pay 2-3 times as much for the same product? Are you living in some fantasy world where if Apple's production costs double or triple (actually- they would go up substantially more than that)- they will still charge the same amount of money?
Labor is a small piece of the whole.
According to this: http://modmyi.com/content/5634-how-much-does-cost-build-iphone-4s.html (their facts are debatable but in the absence of real data let's pretend it is accurate) the manufacturing cost is $8 for an iPhone 4s. Pretending that's just labor, yes I would pay MORE than triple for an iPhone that can be built with fair labor.
Let me get this straight, book #99 on the print list (Reamde) didn't make it onto the ebook top 100.
Yeah, that's news. Actually, it *barely* made it onto the top 100 printed book list. At least it wasn't DFL (dead last).
They are no doubt bolstering that number with a limited time promotion.
For years I accessed their content on the iPhone and web. Their content is first class but then they demanded $45/month for all devices (including iPad). I found other avenues - no big deal. I did miss it on the iApple devices but nothing earth shattering.
Then, a couple of weeks ago, they advertised $0.99 for full access for two months. Not bad, I think their content is good enough I would pay something for it, but as the old joke goes: we're just negotiating the price. This has the side effect (they they're counting on) of inflating their numbers to no doubt set their advertising rate.
When the special is gone, so am I.