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They could have dropped the bomb on an uninhabited area, as a demonstration to the Japanese government. They could have allowed a longer period of time for the Japanese to surrender after Hiroshima instead of following up so quickly with the Nagasaki bomb. Etc. etc.
Overall, I agree with your point, better two cities lost than all the deaths that would have followed an invasion, but that's not to say that nuking two major cities was the best possible outcome
Who's their target audience? An octopus?
MySQL is a wonder database that does what it does very well, but would I put it up in a mission critical bit of infrastructure? Not on a bet. Those companies that have, eg: Sales Force and the like have had to hire LOTS of engineers/developers to handle MySQL in big installations and that costs even more.
Salesforce runs on Oracle....
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In hot conditions the temperature sensitive dark=>light process is favoured over the uv sensitive light=>dark process and they stay clear. I don't want glasses that change colour quickly, I want glasses that change stay dark on the beach.
The only use I have for my current "light sensitive" glasses is if I ever go to the Arctic in summer.
What exactly does the non compete clause say? Is there a time limit? Does it impose specific conditions? Does it ban you from competing companies, or from working on competing products, or what?
As it is likely to form the basis of any lawsuit against you, make it the basis of your defence.....