Now... If there was only an Apple product not made in communist countries... I'd be interested.
First the Communist Party search "compromise", now the carrier traffic shaping "compromise". The road to hell is paved with compromises... Good luck cashing in while you can, Googlies, hustle while you can, get out while the getting is good. You had a good run, about the same as the average young and principled politician, I imagine.
Hello Hollywood money in Obama's pocket...
Yes, because anyone who is a "scientist" should be given carte blanche with any amount of resources for any research topic whatsoever...
As a science fiction author he is a terrible hack.
Speaking of Erik Demaine, he has an excellent algorithms course on OCW: http://ocw.mit.edu/OcwWeb/Electrical-Engineering-and-Computer-Science/6-046JFall-2005/VideoLectures/
Well worth watching on video!
Some of the lectures (such as the first one) are by Leiserson, but Demaine's are a treat.
Amiga had this right. Use a little humor with your messages, it may diffuse the anger and get some sympathy.
Sounds like some sort of feint by the telcos to battle Google's ISP plans?
Neuromancer is a book written by a time traveller. There is no other explanation. How could a guy in the 70's have seen the future so clearly?
Funny how Gibson's later works have gone off on less prophetic tangents. I guess genius only lasts a little while.
If you're at all interested in technology, society, culture, scifi, the near future, science, or ninjas, you must read it, or audio book it on your iGroan: