Indeed, it was mostly the British and Dutch flag, but to their credit they caught on earlier how reprehensible this business was (not by much in the case of the Dutch).
6 years testing seems totally appropriate.
Agile coding at its best.
OPC ensures that manufacturing will never return to the US.
If there's no IP barriers all the competitive advantages are in the manufacturing process.
It's a huge gift to the Chinese hardware sector, because that's all they have.
There is nothing natural about markets.
Markets don't just happen automatically, they are created by governments that level the playing field, provides fair jurisprudence and enforce contract law.
I am all for good governance with checks and balances precisely because I like free markets and personal liberties.
Thanks for posting this.
Biggest accomplishment of Windows 3.x was how it drove the development and adoption of Linux. Got me to install an early SuSE distro with a 0.9x kernel.
It's hard to describe, if you haven't experienced it, how drastic the difference was. I marveled at the capabilities of my PC after it ran Linux. It could easily hold its own against UNIX workstations five times as expansive.
Need much more convincing data before I'd be comfortable to join into these happy speculations
There is more to physics than just the conversation of energy. Specifically this thing, the way it is supposed to work, violates the conservation of momentum.
Meh, his dad is the real deal.
Paul the younger is a rather faux libertarian.
As far as history rhymes Islam goes through its version of the 30 years' war right now.
Thanks for pointing this out, that this seems to be mostly forgotten rubbed me the wrong way, too.
Especially since Lem really gamed out how this will change warfare.
'We're all guilty of pressing send on an angry text or email that, had we had to put it into an actual letter and proofread, we probably wouldn't have sent,'
Ah, lawyers, thinking since they represent the highest infallibility standard, they can speak for all humanity?
Did you ever sent an inappropriately angry email or text? I don't recall that I ever had that problem.
... where this question will be decided. If the f***books of the world succeed there they will know they can get away with it, and will double down their efforts.