. . . and ZMODEM, and other latency-friendly protocols. . . .
How's that transparent government working out?
It's long past time that federal judges start jailing these bureaucrats for contempt for not answering simple questions about the no-fly list.
Aye. Too bad Leigh Brackett passed away.
There hasn't been a Star Trek movie in twelve years. There won't be another Star Wars movie as long as J.J. Abrams is attached to it. He should stick to the (mediocre) things he does best.
True, and it looks like we'll never have another Star Wars movie.
I voted for Kodos.
Your response is mine as well. Bought my current Casio in 2009 and it's going strong.
It may be that placing babies with the aliens will be the only way to gain effective communication. For an exploration of this, see Suzette Haden Elgin's _Native Tongue_.
This assumes that any thoughts more complex than mathematics will be mutually comprehensible or that the written language will use a recognizable grammar.
We also still make a big assumption that meat-based life forms will develop similar enough brains that communication will be possible.
At least you won't get hit with roaming data charges.
Ting (ting.com) allows setting hard usage caps for voice, SMS and data.
Ting (ting.com, a CDMA MVNO) is $6 per month per phone. If you use no minutes, no text, no data, then $6 is all you pay.
As hardware prices drop, just virtualize the cloud.